KJZZ News

From Missiles To Tea Rooms: Remembering Phoenix
If Park Central Mall were a person, it would be going through that same thing right now. When the current owners of the property peered into the mall’s basement, they found a bunch of photo albums and other items, all about this mall.
Nov. 23, 2018
For octogenarians and others of an advanced age who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, their most positive memories have often happened between the ages of 10 and 30. And that time period rests somewhere in the 1950s.
Nov. 23, 2018
Cloudy Water In Mesa For The Holiday Season
Mesa residents and businesses may notice cloudiness in their water from now through January.
Nov. 23, 2018
Crepe Paper And Crinoline: Senior Citizens Think Back On Their Senior Proms
Recently the Phoenix Art Museum had a different take on the senior prom — for adults 60 years and older. The Show asked a few attendees to reflect on their high school proms.
Nov. 23, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Bagpiping Runs In The Family
Listen to the sounds of Michael McClanathan teaching his grandson, Colton Wagner, how to play the bagpipes at his Scottish import store.
Nov. 23, 2018
Report: Toy Violates Privacy
It was bad enough when parents had to worry about choking hazards, poisonous chemicals and excessive noise when buying presents. Now add privacy to the list.
Nov. 23, 2018
New Referendums In Mexico: Democratic Tools Or Marketing Campaigns?
Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised to hold more referendums during his tenure. But the lack of transparency and formality of these referendums, as well as their utility, are concerning many.
Nov. 23, 2018
Electric, Driver-Assist Among AZ Auto Show Trends
The Phoenix Convention Center is a hotbed for cars, crossovers and trucks this holiday weekend.
Nov. 22, 2018
The Pulse: We’re Family — But Why?
Ever sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, look around at the shining faces of your family, and think to yourself: "How the heck am I related to these people?" You’re not alone. The Pulse explores how we define family — and how family defines us.
Nov. 22, 2018
Housing Questions? Mesa Wants To Hear From You
Arizona’s third largest city is taking a close look at its housing needs.
Nov. 22, 2018
Algorithm Finds The Most Danceable Hit Songs
Almost everyone has that one song that always gets them up and dancing — no matter what. And not surprisingly, the songs that make us move are often hits. But just what makes a song catchy enough to top the charts?
Nov. 22, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Driving Back In Time With Classic Military Vehicles
Listen to the sounds of Alan Thurston tinkering with his World War II era jeep along with other collectors at a recent Arizona Military Vehicle Collector's Club meeting.
Nov. 22, 2018
Flying The More Cramped Skies
Think about the last flight you were on. If you sat uncomfortably in your seat and thought back fondly to days of glamorous flying gone by, you’re not alone.
Nov. 22, 2018
West Valley Man Dedicates A Lifetime To Feeding Community
Sometimes it’s easy to question the difference one person can make in the world, or even the local community. In Avondale, there’s one man who defies that doubt. He’s known among local hunger relief efforts as the “man who wears many hats” — literally.
Nov. 22, 2018
How Big Are The Cultural Divisions In America?
We’re all aware of the perception — and perhaps reality — that divisions within America are growing; that we’re becoming more factional and more tribal. Not a lot of that plays out on the political stage and is related to many social and cultural issues.
Nov. 22, 2018
What Exercises Are Best For Mental Health?
It seems intuitive that exercising makes us healthier in more ways than one — that when our bodies are healthy, so are our minds.
Nov. 22, 2018
Q&AZ: Why Is Interstate 17 Not A State Route?
Have you ever wondered why Interstate 17, which does not go beyond the state of Arizona, is called an interstate… and not a state route? Well, Brian Joseph Lesinski did and KJZZs Kathy Ritchie found an answer.
Nov. 22, 2018
E-Sports Expansion: City Teams Worldwide Compete In Overwatch League
E-sports has greatly expanded its reach and popularity.
Nov. 22, 2018
Lt. Frank Luke Jr. Honored In Arizona On 100th Anniversary Of His Final Flight
In 1918, a man named Frank Luke Jr. was setting records as a fighter pilot in World War I. Last September, Luke Air Force Base commemorated Lt. Luke’s final flight with a flyover and a flag presentation to his family.
Nov. 22, 2018
Phoenix Isn
For most people, Phoenix isn't really known as a barbecue town. Well, that might be changing. Chris Malloy, food editor for Phoenix New Times has spent the last year taking a deep dive into the Phoenix barbecue scene.
Nov. 22, 2018

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