KJZZ News

telescope
The term “Project Blue Book” is the phrase from the 1950s and 60s used by the government to describe unidentified flying objects. But, a new space mission called “Project Blue” is focused on identifying life on other planets.
Nov. 17, 2016
young client at Roy's Barbershop
The sound of buzzing clippers and snipping scissors couldn’t drown out the sounds of schoolchildren crowded into the waiting area of Roy’s Barbershop near 19th Avenue and Osborn Road. They were invited to participate in the launch of a Little Free Library.
Nov. 16, 2016
Colorado City sign
The board that oversees Arizona law enforcement has taken another step toward decertifying six police officers with the Colorado City Marshal’s Office.
Nov. 16, 2016
The recently-completed election and the lengthy campaign leading up to it indicated that the partisanship we’ve seen growing in the United States seems to have cemented even more.
Nov. 16, 2016
Mars
Mars has been the place that people from multiple nations and representing many age groups have dreamed about going to.
Nov. 16, 2016
Paul Penzone
Last Tuesday, Penzone beat Arpaio, knocking America’s so-called "toughest sheriff" out of a position he’s held for 24 years.
Nov. 16, 2016
Adrian Fontes
Adrian Fontes defeated longtime Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell and will take over the position in January.
Nov. 16, 2016
annual report
The number of preventable child deaths caused by maltreatment in Arizona continues to climb, according to findings from the new Child Fatality Review.
Nov. 16, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County decisively voted against Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Yet tens of thousands of those same voters helped elect Arpaio’s ally Donald Trump president. A Trump White House could have a profound impact on the embattled sheriff's legacy.
Nov. 16, 2016
roadside sign
A federal judge in El Paso is scheduled to decide on Friday whether to continue and expand upon a construction hold on a natural gas pipeline near the U.S./Mexico border.
Nov. 16, 2016
parked cars
Ride-sharing is not the only trend changing the way Americans get around. Electric cars are increasing in popularity nationwide, but an announcement Tuesday is holding up some progress in the West.
Nov. 16, 2016
Football field
The Fiesta Bowl has a new title sponsor for this season’s college football playoff game.
Nov. 16, 2016
students
Educators say it's one factor in the state's persistent teacher shortage. Of all the undergraduate degrees awarded by Arizona’s public universities, those for education saw the biggest drop of any academic major in the last decade.
Nov. 16, 2016
Bell Road
Surprise Police Department spokesman Norm Owens said while the detour did have an impact on accidents, the process was generally smooth.
Nov. 16, 2016
Campus police at Arizona State University say there's a water pipe break that's affecting one dormitory at the Barrett Honors College in Tempe.
Nov. 16, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
The presidential election is over and the divisive campaign is still reverberating across the country. Our medical commentator Dr, Joseph Sirven is thinking about the healing.
Nov. 16, 2016
University of Phoenix Stadium
The vote in Glendale on Monday afternoon was close. But the Glendale City Council approved spending millions of dollars to settle a legal claim over parking for University of Phoenix Stadium.
Nov. 15, 2016
gila river arena
The Arizona Coyotes plan to leave Glendale, and head east to Tempe. They’ve unveiled a plan for a 16,000-seat arena on the site of ASU’s Karsten Golf Course in Tempe — the project would also include a multi-sport arena for the university.
Nov. 15, 2016
Sonoran Institute logo
After Election Day, Sonoran Institute CEO Stephanie Sklar wrote the 2016 presidential election makes her group’s work more relevant than ever.
Nov. 15, 2016
Stagecoach poster
Arizona State University, along with Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, has acquired the Strickland Collection, which consists of around 5,000 items – mostly movie posters and lobby cards.
Nov. 15, 2016

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