KJZZ News

Pity the poor scorpion. Wait … pity? … the scorpion?
June 20, 2014
An Arizona man was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for leaving his infant son unattended inside a hot car for several hours without air conditioning last summer.
June 20, 2014
Arizona’s unemployment rate dropped slightly last month on a seasonally adjusted basis, but a separate survey of employers shows the number of people actually working in the private sector last month declined by 800 from the month before.
June 20, 2014
A man in his mid-60s has become Maricopa County’s first heat-related death of the year.
June 20, 2014
Coronado National Forest officials are managing a lightning-caused wildfire in the Galiuro Mountains near Safford.
June 20, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure that will extend the military’s A-10 jet program for another year. The proposal is co-sponsored by Arizona Rep. Ron Barber who wants to keep the jet flying at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
June 20, 2014
The federal government says drones will not be allowed in national parks. The National Park Service says the unmanned aircraft have been temporarily banned until an impact study is completed.
June 20, 2014
The pilot of a US Airways flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles says he experienced visual impairment this week after the airliner was hit by a laser.
June 20, 2014
It’s one of the oldest buildings in this West Valley city. It’s also the only remaining structure of what was once a state-of-the-art education facility.
June 20, 2014
The public had its first chance on Thursday night to meet the court-appointed monitor in the racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
June 20, 2014
Another investigation is being launched into Attorney General Tom Horne’s office. The Arizona Citizens Clean Election Commission decided Thursday it will look into allegations that Horne and his employees did re-election campaign work at his office.
June 20, 2014
One of Arizona's architectural icons is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, better known just as Gammage, is the last major public building designed by the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright.
June 20, 2014
Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 percent in May, down one-tenth of a point from April.
June 19, 2014
When the Phoenix City Council debated raising downtown parking meter fees and hours Wednesday, several Arizona State University students spoke against it. So, the city is now planning to work with the school before the changes go into effect.
June 19, 2014
Central American parents looking for children that crossed the United States border illegally now have a new tool. The federal government has started a bilingual hotline.
June 19, 2014
A small wildfire in northern Arizona's scenic Oak Creek Canyon that forced the evacuation of about 40 people is fully contained.
June 19, 2014
An environmental group wants federal wildlife managers to revise a decades-old recovery plan for grizzly bears to ensure the animal's return to more areas of the West.
June 19, 2014
A federal grand jury has indicted two suspects in the fatal shooting of a tribal police officer on the outskirts of Phoenix.
June 19, 2014
The Phoenix City Council approved several measures Wednesday meant to solve its looming budget deficit. A dramatic change in parking fees and times was one of the more contentious topics.
June 19, 2014
Neighborhood police patrols will look different in Phoenix this fall. The city is changing its precinct boundaries and some cops will be assigned to new beats. It’s a reaction to the shrinking police force.
June 19, 2014

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