KJZZ News

American Longspurs’s music fits into lots of different categories and incorporates elements of bluegrass, modern country and other Americana sounds.
Oct. 3, 2014
Ever wondered how Arizona’s southern border got its shape? At least one answer may lie in a group of land surveyors who worked the area in the days before statehood and, more specifically, about what they’d been drinking when they drew the line.
Oct. 3, 2014
New details on the JPMorgan security breach show that it was one of the largest on record, and it's the latest development in a trend of cyber attacks across the country.
Oct. 3, 2014
The Mesa Police Department is accepting applications for multiple 911 operator positions.
Oct. 3, 2014
A drug that has the potential to cure Valley Fever is getting fast tracked by the Food and Drug Administration.
Oct. 3, 2014
After two decades and 25 million book sales, Arizona author Diana Gabaldon is a literary sensation. Now, one of her book series called "Outlander" has been made into a hit TV series.
Oct. 3, 2014
It probably won’t feel like it this weekend when we have the potential to hit triple-digits for what should be the last time this year, but cooler temperatures are not that far away.
Oct. 3, 2014
The 7th Avenue location in Phoenix was one of the first America's Taco Shop restaurants, but ended its five-year run this week when the lease expired.
Oct. 3, 2014
Ron Aames has represented the city's Palo Verde District since 2007. He had 1,852 votes in the August 26 primary compared to 1,803 for challenger Michael Finn.
Oct. 3, 2014
There’s a budding tradition here in Phoenix. People have been gathering to watch actors – sometimes experienced, sometimes not - read plays that have been banned or censored.
Oct. 3, 2014
Waylon Jennings was one of the original outlaws of country music and he spent a lot of time in Arizona. In fact, he’s buried at a cemetery in Mesa.
Oct. 3, 2014
A disaster declaration for Maricopa County has been declared after the Sept. 8 storm.
Oct. 2, 2014
When the Federal Aviation Administration implemented new arrival and departure procedures at Sky Harbor Airport last month, the agency had no idea the move would rally residents in one Central Phoenix neighborhood. But fly-over noise is just one of many issues facing residents.
Oct. 2, 2014
Governor Jan Brewer told the legislature to pay the public schools the money they are owed from a recent court decision. School districts are facing budget deficits and don’t know if they can rely on those funds.
Oct. 2, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided Thursday to add the western population of a bird to the Endangered Species List.
Oct. 2, 2014
The United States Supreme Court will consider a challenge by Arizona Republicans to the state’s congressional districting map.
Oct. 2, 2014
Police clashing with demonstrators is nothing new, but in Ferguson, Mo. recently, there were scenes of military-style vehicles patrolling the streets during protests. That brought into the public eye a controversial federal program that transfers surplus military equipment to local law enforcement.
Oct. 2, 2014
The federal program that transfers military surplus weapons, vehicles, and equipment to local law enforcement agencies has been getting intense public and congressional scrutiny of late. Some states and agencies receive far more surplus than others, and it's unclear why.
Oct. 2, 2014
The sight of empty lots being replaced by gardens is becoming a common one in the Valley. As cooler weather brings out new gardeners, its probably a good idea to check out what’s in your soil before you start.
Oct. 2, 2014
Phoenix and Tucson are working together to save water for the future.
Oct. 1, 2014

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