KJZZ News

Crews have temporarily suspended a search for a woman whose car got stuck in floodwaters east of Casa Grande on Saturday.
Sep. 21, 2015
Phoenix Police Department
The $3.1 million comes from the U.S. Justice Department’s COPS Hiring Program and will be used to pay for 25 new officers to be added to the Phoenix Police Department over the next three years.
Sep. 21, 2015
Jury selection begins Tuesday for two suspects in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent during the Fast and Furious gun buying operation.
Sep. 21, 2015
men planting lettuce by hand
Fusarium wilt — a lettuce disease caused by a soil-dwelling fungus — is becoming a more common problem in fields. One farmer in Yuma dedicated three acres of his troubled field to research.
Sep. 21, 2015
bathroom scale
New government data shows the obesity rate is not changing much in most states — and that includes Arizona.
Sep. 21, 2015
Michelle Cusseaux
The Phoenix Police Department’s Disciplinary Review Board begins hearings today on what to do with an officer who shot to death a mentally ill woman who tried to attack him with a hammer.
Sep. 21, 2015
power poles down
Jenna Shaver with Arizona Public Service said the majority of their clean-up continues to revolve around restoring power after hundreds of power poles toppled across the Valley this season.
Sep. 21, 2015
A sharply divided House on Friday passed two strong anti-abortion bills that supporters said would help stop an American “genocide,” but critics derided as a political “farce” to appeal to pro-life voters.
Sep. 21, 2015
School sign
The National Association of School Nurses recommends all school nurses carry naloxone in the classroom, but Arizona school nurses are not legally allowed to keep in stock.
Sep. 21, 2015
Apache Junction Unified School District's office
Kids at the Apache Junction Unified School District have a three-day weekend every week. The four-day school week has fueled community members to take action to get the district the money it needs.
Sep. 21, 2015
Phoenix Union High School District logo
Phoenix Union High School District is seeing its highest student enrollment in 38 years, with more than 27,000 students enrolled.
Sep. 21, 2015
Computer keyboard
Students in the Yuma Union High School District are going to have access to some of the fastest Internet in the state.
Sep. 18, 2015
Dr. Joseph Sirven
These days being a good doctor and patient means being a good editor.
Sep. 18, 2015
salmonella
On Friday, health officials confirmed the death of a Tucson-area woman as the first death in Arizona caused by Salmonella-tainted cucumbers.
Sep. 18, 2015
Frank Lloyd Wright has been in the headlines more than five decades after his death as a battle continues in the Arcadia area of Phoenix about how to preserve a home he designed for his son and daughter-in-law.
Sep. 18, 2015
A federal judge has ruled that Tempe-based Vemma Nutrition Company must stop much of its normal business operations. It’s the latest development in a lawsuit the Federal Trade Commission filed against the multi-level marketing firm last month.
Sep. 18, 2015
Glen Canyon
Since late last month, a not-so-secure slab of Navajo sandstone has threatened to break off the canyon wall at Glen Canyon Dam.
Sep. 18, 2015
Money
The minimal interest rate by the Federal Reserve has affected saving, but with a U.S. economy so reliant on consumer spending, how important is that?
Sep. 18, 2015
casino rendering
While a federal judge has denied the Tohono O’odham Nation’s request for an injunction against state officials, the larger question of whether the state must certify a casino near Glendale has yet to be decided.
Sep. 18, 2015
Football field
Arizona is one of five states in the country where, if you play in a national online fantasy sports league, you can’t legally claim your prize.
Sep. 18, 2015

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