KJZZ News

Water samples taken from Arizona’s San Pedro River don’t show any signs of contamination following a potential spill at a copper mine in Mexico.
October 06, 2014
On Thursday the city of Tempe approved a measure that would encourage businesses to adapt and reuse older buildings.
October 03, 2014
An independent Phoenix-based literary journal released its second edition this week. "Four Chambers" got 1,000 submissions and published 75 of them. About half of the writers are local.
October 03, 2014
When you sit down to a meal, how much do you think about where your veggies came from? Some Valley farmers and chefs think a lot about it - and on Monday they’ll have the chance to get together, along with food suppliers and distributors, in an effort to build relationships and get more local produce on your table.
October 03, 2014
Willow Canyon High School in Surprise plays its homecoming game Friday. But the festivities, including Saturday night’s homecoming dance, have garnered attention for a reason unrelated to football.
October 03, 2014
Phoenix Suns’ owner Robert Sarver said the time is coming for the team to play in a new arena. Their current home, U.S. Airways Center, was built in 1992.
October 03, 2014
Phoenix and Tucson this week signed a deal to move water between the state’s two biggest cities.
October 03, 2014
For this week's "We Are The Valley" series segment, we’re taking a trip just north of Phoenix to a community brought together by one thing – or lack of one thing. Clothing. Shangri La Ranch is a 57-year-old nudist resort.
October 03, 2014
KJZZ is taking a listen to local bands across the Valley for our Tiny Desert Concert series. This week we hear from American Longspurs, an alt-country band from Phoenix.
October 03, 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.
October 03, 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.
October 03, 2014
The Mesa Police Department is accepting applications for multiple 911 operator positions.
October 03, 2014
A drug that has the potential to cure Valley Fever is getting fast tracked by the Food and Drug Administration.
October 03, 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.
October 03, 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.
October 03, 2014
For nearly eight months after federal investigators saw videos of a U.S. Border Patrol agent punching a teenager in the stomach, the agent continued to work and went unpunished.
October 03, 2014
U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, a burst of hiring that helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.
October 03, 2014
The Arizona Coyotes' ownership saga took a new, unexpected turn Thursday. The current owners claim it's a positive step.
October 03, 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.
October 03, 2014
Brewer addressed her last meeting of the Governor's Task Force on Human Trafficking Thursday. She said it has helped make Arizona a model for tackling what she called a cancer victimizing teenage girls and young women.
October 03, 2014

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