KJZZ News

For the second year in a row, Salt River Project is draining portions of the Arizona, Grand and Crosscut canals for debris removal, maintenance and construction projects starting Monday. If you saw what they did last year, then you know barely a drop of water gets left behind. Which begs the question: what about the fish? Turns out, SRP is quite keen on saving as many fish as possible.
December 29, 2014
The busy holiday travel season along with the influx of tourists for the Valley’s bowl games means lots more flights and lots more noise. And for residents in the historic FQ Story neighborhood in Central Phoenix, it made for a particularly loud holiday weekend.
December 29, 2014
Members of a union representing drivers on some Phoenix-area bus routes serving thousands of riders are voting on a proposed contract. The contract covers 14 bus routes, including major crosstown ones on Thomas and Indian School roads.
December 29, 2014
Arizona Cardinals Coach Bruce Ariens said the team still has a chance for success in the playoffs, despite some key injuries. The Cardinals face the North Carolina Panthers in the first round of the NFC playoffs on Saturday.
December 29, 2014
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought President Barack Obama on immigration and border security for most of her tenure, earning national prominence by enacting tough laws that were mainly struck down by the courts.
December 29, 2014
Phoenix is known as an oasis in the desert, but can it become a city in a forest? There are some big local organizations and a big game that are trying to make that happen.
December 29, 2014
Large companies will have to provide health benefits to employees under Affordable Care Act mandates starting next month, and it may spark a big shift in the way corporate America pays for coverage.
December 29, 2014
Starting Saturday night, a hard freeze warning will go into effect for parts of Mohave County in Western Arizona. Justin Pullin is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He says temperatures will start to drop Friday.
December 26, 2014
Residents of Central Phoenix will want to consider alternate routes for the area starting Friday evening. Saturday’s Fiesta Bowl Parade route will cut through nearly two miles of major roadways.
December 26, 2014
Arizona Sen. John McCain is in Baghdad for meetings with Iraqi officials and U.S. military leaders. McCain wants to get an update on the fight against the Islamic state known as ISIS.
December 26, 2014
Arizona has had 13 Democratic governors and nine Republicans. Most of our state leaders have been men. But Did You Know Arizona is the first state to have four women governors?
December 26, 2014
Ever wish you could jump in and join your favorite Marvel heroes? KJZZ’s Annika Cline stepped inside the Marvel Experience, a traveling exhibition making its debut in Phoenix, that puts you at the center of a Marvel story.
December 26, 2014
More Arizonans are choosing cremation, which means there are fewer traditional burials and less concern about there being enough available real estate.
December 26, 2014
Earlier this month, members of the Navajo Nation went to a Paris auction house, outbid a French art collector and bought seven masks for about $9,000.
December 26, 2014
Helicopters could be landing more frequently in Arizona wilderness areas if a plan to manage bighorn sheep survives a challenge by conservationists.
December 26, 2014
A new program in Southern Arizona uses art to help LGBTQ kids see themselves as they are, and their spaces as they could be.
December 26, 2014
Feet are a symbolic part of practically every migrant’s story. The Mexican city of Juárez is no stranger to migrants, and it's where where one man has made it his mission to care for this particular body part.
December 26, 2014
Law enforcement officials in Arizona are reporting an increase in the number of sober designated drivers in traffic stops this year. Citations for driving under the influence are also down.
December 26, 2014
It’s the peak of holiday travel season at Phoenix Sky Harbor. This time of year brings an additional 15,000 to 25,000 travelers to the airport.
December 26, 2014
A black bear that roamed a rural area of east Mesa for the past few days has been captured. It's the same bear that eluded authorities in other parts of the East Valley earlier this week.
December 25, 2014

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