KJZZ News

Stouts Creek Fire
Year after year, the agency must borrow from other programs to keep up with the growing cost of fighting fires.
Dec. 18, 2015
It isn’t often middle school students are selected to represent their country internationally. It also isn’t often that girls and minorities are given a chance to succeed in fields like science and technology. But new opportunity in a small country halfway across the world may help empower local communities often left behind in STEM fields.
Dec. 18, 2015
Alex Valenzuela
Dec. 17 marked the extended deadline for enrolling in a federally-administered Health Insurance Marketplace plan to receive coverage on Jan. 1.
Dec. 17, 2015
The Federal Trade Commission says the fine is the largest obtained in an order enforcement action.
Dec. 17, 2015
Theranos has been scrutinized for its proprietary technology and methods. But that does not mean the Arizona law that allows patients to obtain blood tests and results without prior review by a doctor – a law that Theranos helped author – is in jeopardy.
Dec. 17, 2015
Casino
The 49,000 square foot floor is filled with Class II gambling machines, which are federally regulated rather than state regulated. The plan is to expand to a larger, Class III casino and resort at a cost of $200 million.
Dec. 17, 2015
Wapanada
Food mash-ups are nothing new, but this one is. It’s the wapanada – a mashup of a waffle and empanada.
Dec. 17, 2015
Desert near Escalante, Utah
The Valley is known as one of drier places in the world, but it’s not unique.
Dec. 17, 2015
Sounds of the City: Lunch Stand
Listen to the sounds of Kevin Isherwood serving up hot dogs during the lunch rush in downtown Phoenix.
Dec. 17, 2015
Star Wars-themed signs
Those traveling on Valley freeways this week have no doubt seen the Star Wars-themed messages aimed at getting drivers' attention.
Dec. 17, 2015
Chandler logo
Chandler is opening its waiting list for Section 8 housing, a voucher program for low-income families.
Dec. 17, 2015
Tucson city logo
Jobs are returning, and the Real Estate market is recovering, but Arizona’s economy still hasn’t fully bounced back.
Dec. 17, 2015
drone
Christmas morning may be extra special for thousands of kids later this month as they open packages that reveal the excitement of drones.
Dec. 17, 2015
The Phoenix City Council tackled three topics that generated big interest Wednesday: drones, Starbucks' liquor license application and a new city identification card.
Dec. 17, 2015
Susan Bitter Smith
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich asked the Arizona Supreme Court to remove Bitter Smith late last month for allegedly violating a state conflict of interest law.
Dec. 17, 2015
Phoenix City Hall
The Phoenix City Council took another step forward in implementing a municipal ID card yesterday. The proposal would give Phoenix residents a photo ID that could be used for multiple city services like libraries and public transit systems.
Dec. 17, 2015
Sandhill Crane
They’re a little late this year, but large numbers of Sandhill Cranes are finally returning to southeastern Arizona.
Dec. 17, 2015
Hospital room
Hospitals in the Buckeye area are reporting a 60 percent decrease in readmissions of recently treated patients in the last 6 months.
Dec. 17, 2015
bike
Tempe Police and other law enforcement agencies have partnered with the Arizona Crime Prevention Association to roll out the new registry.
Dec. 17, 2015
Prison cell
The Red Rock Correctional Center in Eloy, about 65 miles south of Phoenix, will be undergoing construction to accommodate 1,000 more medium security male prisoners.
Dec. 17, 2015

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