KJZZ News

kingman prison
State lawmakers endorsed a plan on Thursday to buy the private prison near Kingman and save Arizona millions of dollars through refinancing.
Jun. 17, 2016
Glendale Police Chief Debora Black
Glendale’s police chief will soon head north to take the top job at the Prescott Police Department. Chief Debora Black’s last day with the Glendale Police Department will be July 15.
Jun. 16, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission logo
The newest state utility regulator is blasting the chairman of the corporation commission over his handling of Arizona Public Service.
Jun. 16, 2016
Arizona Game and Fish Department
If you’re heading outdoors this weekend, be sure to skip drinking and driving.The Arizona Game and Fish Department received an overtime grant to step up patrols looking for drivers or boaters under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Jun. 16, 2016
Schwed Goat
If you’re in the market for a goat farm and creamery, John and Joyce Bittner may have a deal for you in Strawberry, Arizona.
Jun. 16, 2016
Progressive advocacy groups are calling on Arizona’s Latino community to rally around lesbian, gay, bisexual,transgender and queer people of color following the mass shooting in Orlando.
Jun. 16, 2016
Artist Sama Alshaibi spent nearly seven years traveling around the Middle East and North Africa for her exhibit, called “Silsila.” The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art show explores two themes: the desert and water.
Jun. 16, 2016
Downtown Tempe
The state of Arizona has worked to be competitive in the biosciences and biotechnology sectors for more than a decade. Now, the city of Tempe is joining in.
Jun. 16, 2016
House under construction
We’re still a little while away from full-on campaign season, yet in different parts of the Valley, you can still see yard signs. Instead of promoting candidates, though, these signs are supporting or opposing development projects.
Jun. 16, 2016
Arizona will observe Juneteenth this Saturday, June 18. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States.
Jun. 16, 2016
San-Diego based Dexcom which develops, makes and distributes glucose monitoring products will open a manufacturing facility near Broadway and Dobson Roads.
Jun. 16, 2016
The long-running Southwest drought is contributing to different ways of thinking about our water supply and how we use the resource. That trend is evident in how a number of farmers and ranchers are reconsidering what they do.
Jun. 16, 2016
When Gov. Doug Ducey campaigned for the state’s top elected position, he said he wanted to reduce Arizona’s income tax to as close to zero as possible. Reporter Jeremy Duda, of the Arizona Capitol Times, explains why this has been difficult.
Jun. 16, 2016
student in classroom
The controversial issue of sex education in Arizona schools is in the news again this week, as students and former students in Tuscon call on the Tucson Unified School District to change what they see as their schools’ limited program.
Jun. 16, 2016
Show Low city limits
Days after the Tenderfoot fire threatened the tiny town of Yarnell in Central Arizona, another wildfire is threatening several White Mountain communities. The Cedar Creek fire, which started Wednesday, has already burned 5,500 acres -- and it’s growing.
Jun. 16, 2016
native dance
Listen to the sounds of Derrick Suwaima Davis performing at the Hyatt Regency in Scottsdale.
Jun. 16, 2016
The makers of the newest Transformers action movie have decided spend a couple more days shooting in Arizona, so state transportation officials have extended the partial closure of the Loop 303.
Jun. 16, 2016
Dehydration-diagram
One way to avoid heat illness is to to make sure you're properly hydrated. Thirst is your body's way of telling you you're already mildly dehydrated, but there are many other warning signs.
Jun. 16, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
How old is too old to practice medicine? Our medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven tries to answer the question.
Jun. 16, 2016
Show Low city limits
Residents in several east central Arizona communities were told to prepare for a possible evacuation after a wildfire burned more than 2,500 acres.
Jun. 16, 2016

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