KJZZ News

Arizona-Sonora Summit
On Thursday, business and government representatives from Arizona and the Mexican state of Sonora held their first day of meetings in their annual summit in Sonora’s capital city.
Dec. 2, 2016
Phoenix International Raceway
The owners of Phoenix International Raceway recently said they’ll spend their own cash to redevelop the 52-year-old facility located in the southwest Valley.
Dec. 2, 2016
Bald eagle
The U.S. Forest Service closed the Ladders Bald Eagle breeding area along the Verde River just south of Camp Verde starting Thursday. The closure is expected to last through June 30.
Dec. 2, 2016
Red squirrel
The number of endangered squirrels in the Pinaleño Mountains near Safford dropped by 11 in the past year. This year’s estimated squirrel population is 252 animals.
Dec. 1, 2016
Leszek Pawlowicz
And now it’s time for … The Quiz Show! Last week, we gave you a puzzle to solve and randomly selected two entries.
Dec. 1, 2016
IMHR Epicenter
Gabriel Maytorena was 12 years-old when he had his first psychotic break. Now, at 18, after years of treatment, he’s taken what was once a burden and turned it into something positive. Maytorena is one of the young adults who serves on the Youth Leadership Council for Mercy Maricopa.
Dec. 1, 2016
AIDS awareness ribbon
Today is World AIDS Day, and this fall, Phoenix became the 11th American city to join the Fast-Track Cities Initiative, with the goal of reducing HIV and AIDS as public-health threats.
Dec. 1, 2016
Lucid Motors
Gov. Doug Ducey and other state officials this week lauded the decision of California-based Lucid Motors to invest $700 million to build a manufacturing plant in Casa Grande.
Dec. 1, 2016
caring coalition
Listen to the sounds of Inara Martinez and her mom, Lolade Taylor, packing lunches for children in need with the Caring Coalition.
Dec. 1, 2016
International Space Station
The view of Earth from space has long taken travelers’ breath away, but it’s rare that they admit how their perspective has been dramatically affected by the experience.
Dec. 1, 2016
home for sale
The Valley’s relationship with real estate has been up and down, featuring some of the best and worst runs of any market in the country.
Dec. 1, 2016
United States Forest Service
National Forest Service employees testified Thursday before Congress about a longstanding culture of sexual harassment, whistle-blower retaliation and discrimination.
Dec. 1, 2016
preschool child playing
The Arizona Department of Education got confirmation this week that their preschool improvement efforts can look forward to another round of $20 million in grant money. Arizona was one of 18 states to receive federal funding.
Dec. 1, 2016
Lucid Motors
Officials with Lucid Motors, the company planning a manufacturing plant in Casa Grande, say they still have a few hundred million dollars to raise before reaching their promised investment.
Dec. 1, 2016
Rep. Cecilia Velasquez
State Rep. Cecilia Velasquez was sentenced Thursday to one year of probation for her guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge of unlawfully using food stamps.
Dec. 1, 2016
Gov. Doug Ducey
Top government and business leaders from Arizona and Mexico will meet in Hermosillo this week for an annual bi-lateral event.
Dec. 1, 2016
Bears Ears
In his last days in office President Obama still has the power to make significant changes to the southwest.
Dec. 1, 2016
Arizona Treasurer Jeff DeWit
President-elect Donald Trump has named Arizona House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham to a press relations post on his transition team and added state Treasurer Jeff DeWit as a special adviser for operations.
Dec. 1, 2016
Students and teachers at the Paradise Valley School District are supporting research at Stanford University. And some of them are doing it in their sleep.
Dec. 1, 2016
Fall is the start of a new fiscal year for colleges and universities, and if trends continue, this year’s revenue for many schools will be lower than last year.
Dec. 1, 2016

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