KJZZ News

A local nonprofit is shaking things up in schools. The Be Kind People Project is using hip hop to teach kids that it’s cool to be kind.
Mar. 21, 2016
3D Model Of Tempe Town Lake Western Dam
Efforts to remove the rubber dam at Tempe Town Lake began today. It comes shortly after crews finished draining the lake as part of the city’s dam replacement project.
Mar. 21, 2016
seasonal drought map march 2016
The rains expected from a strong El Niño warming pattern have not materialized in the desert Southwest. National climate forecasters predict Arizona’s drought conditions will return this spring.
Mar. 21, 2016
coyote cover
A new research project at Northern Arizona University will find out if coyotes, as well as dogs, are spreading ticks infected with Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Mar. 21, 2016
Declared by UNESCO in 2005 a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, the rural town of San Basilio de Palenque in northern Colombia has undergone a revival of its unique language.
Mar. 21, 2016
Amy Silverman is managing editor of Phoenix New Times. Her book about her daughter Sophie, "My Heart Can't Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love and Down Syndrome," comes out this spring.
Mar. 21, 2016
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
The pilot program could include premium services like car washes and oil changes.
Mar. 21, 2016
More than 50 unionized workers in Ciudad Juárez accused authorities of unfairly favoring American telecommunications company CommScope, in their ongoing attempt to engage the company in contract negotiations.
Mar. 21, 2016
sky harbor airport sign
The airport advises departing passengers to arrive at least two hours before their flights.
Mar. 21, 2016
Trump supporters
All eyes are turning to Arizona as Republicans here are poised to cast ballots in what is shaping up to be a very unusual presidential primary season.
Mar. 21, 2016
Democrats in Arizona will soon weigh in on who they want to take the party’s presidential nomination. Polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday in precincts across the state, and the race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders could be a close one.
Mar. 21, 2016
Fifteen Navajo Nation schools within the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education system were not inspected for health and safety threats in fiscal year 2015. The federal school system serves about 47,000 Native American children nationwide.
Mar. 21, 2016
President Bill Clinton
Former President Bill Clinton was in Phoenix Sunday talking to voters before this week’s presidential preference election. The rally to support his wife’s candidacy drew about 1,000 people to the Central High School gymnasium.
Mar. 20, 2016
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was back Saturday night for his second Valley appearance in five days.
Mar. 19, 2016
Protesters blocked a main road leading into Fountain Hills on Saturday where Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump was staging a campaign rally alongside Maricopa County’s contentious sheriff, Joe Arpaio.
Mar. 19, 2016
The South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas comes to a close on Sunday, though you would not know it by walking down the damp city streets.
Mar. 19, 2016
ted cruz rally
Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz touted his stance on border security in Arizona on Friday, days ahead of the state's upcoming presidential preference election. The candidate is trying to close Donald Trump’s lead in the state.
Mar. 19, 2016
XIXA SXSW
KJZZ’s Sarah Ventre caught up with two members of the Tucson band XIXA at SXSW.
Mar. 18, 2016
baseball cards
Collecting baseball cards in the United States was a huge hobby for most of the 20th century, but then interest started to wane.
Mar. 18, 2016
Pocket Park
Most great cities have great parks. Chicago has Millennial Park, the Big Apple has Central Park and, now, downtown Phoenix is reinvesting in Hance Park.
Mar. 18, 2016

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