KJZZ News

A popular after-school activity is now being recognized as a sport in Arizona. While students may not break a sweat, state and national competitions can be fierce, if there is money to support it.
Dec. 2, 2014
A faith-based human rights group has released a set of inmate testimonies on experiences in isolation. The American Friends Service Committee is urging the state to limit the use of isolation for all maximum security prisoners.
Dec. 2, 2014
The Maricopa County Community College District has reached a $4 million settlement with the federal goverment, ending a three-year whistleblower case accusing theft and fraudulent use of AmeriCorps grant money.
Dec. 1, 2014
It’s hard to describe the award-winning piece, made up of concentric circles and billowing netting, by artist Janet Echelman.
Dec. 1, 2014
While running a few seconds faster may not make a big difference over short distances, it may mean life or death in combat situations. Borrowing from familiar technology, a new ASU project may make that speed boost a reality for those who need it.
Dec. 1, 2014
Hockey fans have something to tweet about. The Arizona Coyotes have upgraded the cell services in the Gila River arena from 2G up to 4G LTE.
Dec. 1, 2014
Glendale is starting the next phase of repairs at city parks damaged by the strong rain storms in September. Work starts Monday at four Glendale parks.
Dec. 1, 2014
Valley Metro is looking for the public’s input on the Tempe Streetcar. The project is part of the 20-year regional transportation plan.
Dec. 1, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied Arizona’s effort to block a new hearing for a death row inmate.
Dec. 1, 2014
The only four year private liberal arts college in Arizona is getting a new leader today. John Flicker previously led two prominent environmental organizations and school leaders hope that his background will raise the school’s profile and increase fundraising.
Dec. 1, 2014
A new prison is scheduled to open Monday in Buckeye. This building is part of the Rast Unit at the Lewis Prison Complex.
Dec. 1, 2014
A tax on electronic cigarettes could bring in as much as $13.4 million in annual revenue to Arizona, a move that some say would level the playing field in the free market, while others argue smokers would be discouraged from ditching tobacco.
Dec. 1, 2014
Smoke may be impacting some residents in eastern Arizona this week. A 900-acre prescribed burn will affect communities around the Whispering Pines area near Show Low.
Dec. 1, 2014
A new survey found that only 10 percent of Valley hotels have rooms still available for Super Bowl weekend, and the average rate is four times higher than normal.
Nov. 29, 2014
Scientists at the University of Arizona are learning from the problems of the Philae probe that landed on a comet earlier this month.
Nov. 29, 2014
An individual was transported to the Maricopa Integrated Health System for Ebola testing on Friday morning and test results are negative from Ebola, according to a statement by the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.
Nov. 28, 2014
The Hockey News recently ranked the Arizona Coyotes’ fan base as the worst in the league. But that isn’t stopping ASU from moving its successful men’s hockey club team up to Division 1 competition.
Nov. 28, 2014
Arizona is filled with images of the past. Well, more like carving of the past. And you probably have walked passed them without recognizing them.
Nov. 28, 2014
The engraving machine is working hard at Keepsake Trophy and Engraving in Avondale. The shop is on Western Avenue, in an area now known as Historic Avondale.
Nov. 28, 2014
Some union members are staging a demonstration outside of a Phoenix Walmart on Thomas Road on Friday in hopes of getting raises and full-time work for the store’s part-time employees.
Nov. 28, 2014

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