KJZZ News

endangered meadow jumping mouse
A research team from Northern Arizona University confirmed the presence of the endangered meadow jumping mouse in parts of Arizona and New Mexico. It’s the first regional survey in a decade, and the team is using ink to find the mice.
Aug. 23, 2016
Breastfeeding Report Card
More Arizona moms are breastfeeding their babies, according to a report from to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Monday.
Aug. 23, 2016
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan says you should take action today.
Aug. 23, 2016
The Arizona Lottery just opened a store inside Terminal 4 near baggage claim. The 500 square foot space features two counters where people can buy and redeem tickets along with a vending machine and lounge area.
Aug. 23, 2016
UA Tech Park
Arizona could have new goals for how much of its energy comes from renewable sources.
Aug. 23, 2016
Solar panels
Commissioner Doug Little said he wants the commission to require regulated utilities to get 30 percent of their power from solar, wind, biomass and other renewable energy by 2030.
Aug. 23, 2016
The announcement comes at the same time as ballot measure Prop 205 in Arizona, which if approved, would legalize recreational pot in the state.
Aug. 23, 2016
Arizona’s primary election is a week away. As part of KJZZ’s election coverage this Fall, we’ll be taking a closer look at some of the high profile races going on across the county and state. Among them is the race for the Maricopa County recorder’s office. This is one of the rare elections in which incumbent Helen Purcell has faced a primary challenger.
Aug. 23, 2016
As part of our occasional series, we spoke with former newspaper man and now owner of Scutari and Cieslak, Chip Scutari.
Aug. 22, 2016
Nail artist Jimmy Nguyen has brought David Bowie, mesmerizing patterns and even pets to life on a tiny scale.
Aug. 22, 2016
Acuna cactus
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has moved to protect nearly 36,000 acres in Arizona as “critical habitat” for two types of cacti, the acuna and Fickeisen plains.
Aug. 22, 2016
Donna Kennedy with the city of Tempe said with the final team assembled, they hope to start building soon. She said many businesses have expressed high demand for these spaces due to its location and proximity to Arizona State University.
Aug. 22, 2016
Maybe you need a backyard makeover or your landlord is trying to spruce up the place. The noise begins and in a few weeks go by, and the yard is transformed into a tidy lush oasis.
Aug. 22, 2016
Colorado Riverbed
Don’t let some of our monsoon-related rains fool you. The dramatic, long-running drought in Arizona and the Southwest continues. And that makes short and long-term water planning even more vital.
Aug. 22, 2016
election vote campaign
The Secretary of State’s office reports 47,000 more registered voters in Arizona since the last statewide election in May.
Aug. 22, 2016
south mountain freeway sign
State transportation officials say construction on the South Mountain Freeway will in September after a federal judge ruled against a coalition that’s tried to block the project.
Aug. 22, 2016
Scottsdale Community College
The personal finance website, WalletHub, ranks Arizona 16th overall and the Cochise County College District as the 4th best in the nation.
Aug. 22, 2016
United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket
The rocket that will send a University of Arizona spacecraft to an asteroid will be moved to the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center this week for testing.
Aug. 22, 2016
Arpaio Balloon
A federal judge ruled Friday to refer Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and three aides for criminal contempt charges for disobeying court orders in a racial profiling case.
Aug. 22, 2016
Dozens of prairie dogs in northern Arizona are being relocated to make way for a 10,000-square-foot shooting range.
Aug. 22, 2016

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