KJZZ News

KJZZ has won two 2015 Edward R. Murrow Region 3 Awards, as announced by The Radio Television Digital News Association on Thursday.
April 23, 2015
Arizona has been struggling with a shortage of medical professionals for a number of years, and the problem is even starker in rural areas.
April 23, 2015
More than 200 people showed up Thursday morning for the 10th annual Maricopa County and City of Phoenix Bike to Work day.
April 23, 2015
The Arizona Department of Agriculture has expanded its quarantine of citrus trees infected with the Asian citrus psyllid to include parts of Maricopa County.
April 23, 2015
The Federal Aviation Administration plans to implement more changes to flight paths across the Valley as part of Next Gen, its new satellite-based navigation system.
April 23, 2015
Downtown Phoenix will be getting two new music venues next month.
April 23, 2015
Lots of produce crosses into Arizona from Mexico. And a food bank in Nogales is working to get those fruits and veggies onto plates, rather than having it go into landfills.
April 23, 2015
American students generally spend about 180 days in school each school year. But districts around the country, including those in Arizona, have been playing with the calendar a bit to change how those 180 days are spread out.
April 23, 2015
There’s an average of $13 to $14 billion dollars worth of exchange between Arizona and Mexico each year. But five years ago today, that relationship took a bit of a hit when then-Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1070 into law.
April 23, 2015
JRC and Diana Welsch hosting Simpson’s Trivia Night, and Teresa Newkirk playing along, at Bragg’s Factory Diner.
April 23, 2015
The Hungarian movie "White God" centers around a girl named Lili and her dog Hagen. After the city imposes a fee on mixed-breed dogs, Lili’s father sets Hagen loose on the streets — and he becomes the unlikely leader of a coup against humans. Hagen is played by two dogs that came from a trailer park in a small border town in Arizona.
April 23, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered the Department of Child Safety to allow both married same-sex parents to legally adopt a child in state care.
April 23, 2015
A new report shows tourists are spending more at National Parks in Arizona. Agency analysis shows tourists spent more than $800 million in the state in 2014.
April 23, 2015
While neighboring states like Nevada are seeing a 14 percent increase in food assistance program applications, Arizona has seen a decrease.
April 23, 2015
KJZZ Senior Field Correspondent Stina Sieg earned a National Headliner Award for her July 2014 story “Odd Jobs: Don't Abandon That Knitting Project, Call A 'Finisher.'”
April 23, 2015
Officials at Arizona's pension fund for public safety workers said federal officials have closed two investigations examining how the pension trust valued some real estate properties.
April 23, 2015
Twenty-two young Native American women will compete for the Miss Indian World title this week in Albuquerque. Similar to Miss America the winner will represent all indigenous people throughout North America. But it’s not your typical pageant.
April 23, 2015
The Arizona Supreme Court issues a decision Thursday on whether a lower appellate court was correct to rule that Scottsdale police crime lab results of blood-alcohol tests could be used as evidence against nearly a dozen DUI defendants.
April 23, 2015
Phoenix Mercury standout player Brittney Griner and fiancee and fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in Goodyear.
April 23, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey is instructing a state agency to allow all legally married couples, including same-sex couples, to jointly be adoptive and foster parents.
April 23, 2015

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