KJZZ News

The Valley’s first Copa America Centenario match fell on the third straight day of record breaking heat, but that wasn’t expected to keep futbol fans from taking in the spectacle of Mexico vs. Uruguay at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Jun. 6, 2016
More law schools in the country may soon follow in the University of Arizona’s footsteps and expand admissions beyond the Law School Admission Test, or LSAT. A new survey shows about 14% say they plan to accept GRE scores too.
Jun. 6, 2016
An employee of Dignity Health in Chandler is suing the healthcare provider for not covering his gender transition treatment.
Jun. 6, 2016
Rodrigo Cervantes
KJZZ is proud to announce the opening of its international business desk in Mexico City.
Jun. 6, 2016
Milky Way
The designation is awarded by the International Dark Sky Association to places that combat light pollution. Officials have three years to retrofit Grand Canyon National Park’s light fixtures.
Jun. 6, 2016
Ali's annual Celebrity Fight Night charity event raised millions for Barrow Neurological Institute over the years and helped it grow into one of the largest Parkinson’s treatment centers in the world.
Jun. 6, 2016
Christopher Simcox
Christopher Allen Simcox, the founder of a border watch group, is charged with sexually abusing two young girls.
Jun. 6, 2016
Tonto National Forest 1
The lightning-caused blaze started nearly three weeks ago. It's about 20 percent contained.
Jun. 6, 2016
Fronteras Desk correspondents traveled throughout Central America and the United States to look at how the U.S. is managing the flow of refugees from Central America and beyond. Our five part series, “The Costs Behind a Migrant Crisis” begins in normally quiet Yuma, Ariz., where asylum seekers have been arriving in record numbers.
Jun. 6, 2016
State Route 87 sign
State transportation crews will be removing trees along a highway north of Payson to make it easier for motorists to see the roadway.
Jun. 6, 2016
Some in southwest Arizona worry that a federally-proposed rule change could have detrimental effects on Yuma-area lemon growers.
Jun. 6, 2016
Arizona Department of Child Safety logo
The Arizona Department of Child Safety website showed more than 19,000 children in state care back in February. This is an all-time high for Arizona. And, because of turnover, the number of case-carrying staff hit a record low.
Jun. 6, 2016
The first Copa America Centenario match played in Glendale resulted in Mexico defeating Uruguay, 3-1.
Jun. 6, 2016
The Islamic community of Arizona gathered to remember legendary boxer and Phoenix resident Muhammad Ali Sunday night.
Jun. 6, 2016
peregrine falcon chick
The only peregrine falcon to hatch this spring in the nesting box atop the Maricopa County Administration Building has died.
Jun. 5, 2016
Tributes are pouring in from Arizona and beyond for boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who died Friday night at Honor Heath Scottsdale Osborne Medical Center.
Jun. 4, 2016
There are more homeless people in Maricopa County this year than last according to an annual survey. More than 5,700 homeless people were counted, many living on the street.
Jun. 4, 2016
Operators of a dog food plant in Flagstaff have come up with a plan to combat a pungent smell that’s been wafting to a nearby neighborhood.
Jun. 4, 2016
Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali was hospitalized in Phoenix with respiratory problems earlier this week, and his family gathered around him. He died Friday night, according to a statement from the family.
Jun. 3, 2016
Jaikare, Jeremiah, Avery
Officials say the 29-year-old woman suspected of killing her three children at a north Phoenix home has been on the Arizona Department of Child Safety’s radar.
Jun. 3, 2016

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