KJZZ News

Summer Ends Music Festival
Tempe city officials are discussing possible changes to safety regulations at special events following a number of incidents at the Summer Ends Music Festival over the weekend at Tempe Beach Park.
Sep. 28, 2015
Just 300 feet separate a meticulously manicured resort and golf course from the tiny town of Guadalupe, where 31 percent of its mostly Latino and Yaqui Indian population live in poverty.
Sep. 28, 2015
Dark streaks on Mars
The "strongest evidence yet" that Mars has water was revealed Monday by NASA and other scientists, including a former University of Arizona researcher.
Sep. 28, 2015
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The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is reassuring Volkswagen diesel owners they will not be held accountable for the bogus emissions software the automaker said it put on some vehicles.
Sep. 28, 2015
prescribed burn
The authors of a new commentary in Science magazine say forest managers should allow more naturally-ignited wildfires to burn. That’s already part of forest management in northern Arizona.
Sep. 28, 2015
APS
The move comes after intense scrutiny over the net-metering case in front of the Arizona Corporation Commission and possible ties between APS and several commissioners.
Sep. 28, 2015
Pletnick
The Dysart Unified School District is asking voters to approve a funding override on Nov. 3. The request comes after voters rejected an override in 2014. That forced Dysart to phase out $6 million in spending this year.
Sep. 28, 2015
Wade Noble
More than 100 members of the Yuma community will collectively write a report about water use in southwestern Arizona.
Sep. 27, 2015
The search for new water sources is never-ending for growing cities in the desert Southwest. Traditional sources like rivers and underground aquifers are proving insufficient, so cities are turning to options that were once unthinkable — like "toilet to tap" recycling.
Sep. 27, 2015
September is a popular month for exploring northern Arizona’s forests and canyons. Turns out it’s also a popular time to get lost.
Sep. 27, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
When the contempt of court proceedings against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio resume Tuesday, the sheriff's former lawyer Tim Casey is expected to be called as a witness.
Sep. 27, 2015
A United States Border Patrol agent has been charged by a federal grand jury with second degree murder in the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager. The indictment could set a precedent for how similar cases are handled in the future.
Sep. 25, 2015
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The City of Mesa launched a free-to-use online tool to help businesses find commercial properties for sale and lease. Mesa SiteSearch allows businesses to search nearly 300 properties through a database.
Sep. 25, 2015
Police car
Chandler Police Department has received three new DUI-enforcement vehicles this week as part of an effort to increase officer safety.
Sep. 25, 2015
arizona republic newspaper
The Arizona Republic has a new publisher. The state's biggest paper has named Mi-Ai Parrish to the job.
Sep. 25, 2015
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This is the first bed bug incident at the emergency shelter, which opened its doors only a few months ago. Officials say it should re-open next week.
Sep. 25, 2015
freeway shooting flier
How much can law enforcement count on the public to help and provide accurate and helpful tips?
Sep. 25, 2015
Willow Fire
Northern Arizona University professor co-authored a paper that argues using more prescribed burns could help limit catastrophic wildfires in the future.
Sep. 25, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Courtroom artist for Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s contempt of court hearing is able to provide a very different impression of the proceedings.
Sep. 25, 2015
There are lots of ways to learn a foreign language. For one Arizona State University professor, the method of choice is a musical immersion.
Sep. 25, 2015

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