KJZZ News

Arizona State University is joining with 10 other schools to boost the number of low-income students who attend college and get a degree. The group has raised nearly $6 million to fund its efforts.
Sep. 16, 2014
The Maricopa County Air Quality Department has a new director.
Sep. 16, 2014
Union Pacific officials say they’ve partially reopened a major rail line between Phoenix and Tucson after a train derailed Tuesday. A few dozen cargo train cars toppled over during a possible microburst wind storm.
Sep. 16, 2014
Federal science and research funding cuts are having an impact here in Arizona. Institutions are seeing fewer federal dollars, leading to the possibility of increased competition among institutions.
Sep. 16, 2014
A 62-year-old man who has served more than 44 years in prison for killing a man when he was 17 has been released.
Sep. 16, 2014
Protestors flooded the office of Maricopa County Treasurer Charles Hoskins yesterday, bringing with them the chant "fire Pearce."
Sep. 16, 2014
A federal expert will be sent to Nogales to investigate if x-ray security equipment used by the U.S. Border Patrol is leaking radiation. It’s a response to concerns about the safety of a new scanning system installed at the Nogales Port of Entry.
Sep. 15, 2014
Fewer endangered California Condors required lead poisoning treatment in Arizona last year. Some scientists believe the decrease could be attributed to stronger anti-lead ammunition programs in Utah.
Sep. 15, 2014
The cities of Phoenix, Mesa and Scottsdale are preparing for another round of heavy rainfall expected as soon as Tuesday.
Sep. 15, 2014
Founding director Peter Boyle said the Western School of Science and Technology is needed in the area. The education system often doesn’t give students in areas such as Maryvale a fair chance, he said.
Sep. 15, 2014
The resignation of Russell Pearce came after backlash to his advocacy of mandatory contraception or sterilization for people on Medicaid.
Sep. 15, 2014
The storm is expected to bring rains starting Tuesday afternoon with the primary storm hitting metro Phoenix on Wednesday and Thursday.
Sep. 15, 2014
The flooding that took place in metro Phoenix last week came during the month officials have set aside for people to make a plan to keep their families safe in an emergency.
Sep. 15, 2014
Jose, 16, tried to make it to the United States twice this summer but was caught both times in Mexico. Now back in El Salvador, he is trying to keep a low profile.
Sep. 15, 2014
Sergeant Margaret Bentzen says 15 patrol officers have already been trained to use the cameras, which were purchased in July. Bentzen says they expect all officers will be wearing the body cameras by early next month.
Sep. 15, 2014
Arizona Public Service plans to close one of the generators at the Cholla Power Plant in 2016. The power company will go through with the plan if its compromise proposal is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency
Sep. 15, 2014
Arizona ranks among the top 15 states for murders and suicides. The state is joining a national service that will help health officials better understand why violence rates are high here.
Sep. 15, 2014
Officials with the Democratic National Committee were in Phoenix this week - the city is a finalist to host the party’s 2016 national convention.
Sep. 12, 2014
When President Obama decided to delay any executive action on immigration reform, observers cited concerns from some Democrats, who were worried about voter backlash in November. But, how will that decision impact Latino voting?
Sep. 12, 2014
Mesa officials say about 125 residents have visited the city’s Resource Information Center since it opened on Wednesday morning.
Sep. 12, 2014

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