KJZZ News

As the next few days bring near-record heat to the Valley, most residents know to drink water and stay inside when possible. But if you have to be outside, be aware of the surfaces you surround yourself with.
July 23, 2014
An Arizona inmate is dead after a controversial execution that lasted almost two hours.
July 23, 2014
Statistics from the Arizona Department of Health Services show more than 50,000 medical marijuana cards have been issued in the state since April 2011.
July 23, 2014
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission is supporting legislation that would make closing fish hatcheries more difficult. The agency’s chairman was in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday testifying in favor of the bill.
July 23, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will list a fish found along the Arizona-New Mexico border under the Endangered Species Act.
July 23, 2014
The Arizona Department of Economic Security said it recovered more than $2 million in the last fiscal year in fines, fees and restitution.
July 23, 2014
The Valley is under an excessive heat warning from 10 this morning until 8 p.m. tomorrow. This can make things difficult for summer camps across the Phoenix area.
July 23, 2014
The city of Safford is expanding its water conservation campaign to cope with the severe drought in southeast Arizona. The city’s water supply has reached its lowest level in almost 20 years.
July 23, 2014
Flags are flying at half staff on the Navajo Nation in honor of a Code Talker.
July 23, 2014
Tuesday night, KJZZ hosted five of the Republican candidates in the race to be Arizona's next governor. The candidates answered questions related to K-12 education funding, job creation and border security.
July 23, 2014
Interstate 10 will be periodically closed west of Phoenix Sunday morning.
July 23, 2014
Republicans in the U.S. House want to send National Guard personnel to the nation's southern border to speed removal of unaccompanied young migrants.
July 23, 2014
Five of the six Republicans in the race for governor gathered for a forum hosted by KJZZ on Tuesday night at the Arizona Historical Society.
July 22, 2014
Despite the increasing population in Arizona, there are fewer cars on the road now than there were nearly a decade ago.
July 22, 2014
The Civic building on the Arizona State Fairgrounds will remain standing. The State Fair Board voted Tuesday evening to halt demolition indefinitely.
July 22, 2014
While 38 states saw construction employment rise in June, Arizona lost 4,500 jobs compared to a year ago.
July 22, 2014
Residents and business owners in the city of Phoenix will see higher water bills starting this month. That’s because the city council passed a user tax to balance the city’s budget.
July 22, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday afternoon that an Arizona inmate’s execution will go ahead as scheduled.
July 22, 2014
If you want to vote in the state primary election next month, you have six more days to get registered.
July 22, 2014
Almost 50,000 independent voters in Maricopa County have asked for a ballot for next month's primary. That's more than double the number of independents who voted in 2012's primary. Elections officials are encouraging independents to vote in the primary, and trying to drive down the number of provisional ballots cast.
July 22, 2014

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