KJZZ News

New data from the Arizona Department of Health Services shows fewer children entered childcare and kindergarten in the 2014-2015 school year with a non-medical vaccination exemption.
April 27, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the U.S. constitution allows for same-sex marriage. The Supreme Court will be considering two questions.
April 27, 2015
Authorities said 41-year-old Jerice Hunter beat and kept her daughter Jhessye Shockley in a bedroom closet at the family's Glendale home, depriving her of food and water until she died.
April 27, 2015
Record low water levels at Lake Mead are cause for a construction project. The five boat ramps at the lake will be extended to maintain access to the water.
April 27, 2015
The city plans to sell bonds worth $43.7 million to fund utility improvements and other projects.
April 27, 2015
A new study from Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland shows melanoma in kids is down.
April 27, 2015
A Los Alamos man who is also an avid birder says he spotted a California condor that was last seen in Colorado.
April 27, 2015
The Arizona Attorney General's Office is investigating nearly a dozen complaints that Yuma city officials violated open meetings law.
April 27, 2015
The conflict zones of the Middle East are a long way from the United States-Mexico border, which has experienced its own share of violence. In El Paso, a university ensemble has united musicians from both regions to play melodies rarely heard on the border.
April 27, 2015
Carefree Mayor Les Peterson told the Arizona Corporation Commission earlier this month that wastewater rates could make it difficult for some of the town's 11 eateries to stay open.
April 27, 2015
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend was strong enough to trigger an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest. The avalanche buried part of the mountain’s base camp, stranding foreign climbers including a woman from Scottsdale.
April 27, 2015
Wildlife officials said the latest count of the endangered black-footed ferret at a northern Arizona site has come up with disappointing results.
April 27, 2015
Arizona’s new student achievement test is proving controversial, at least in Chandler. That's where hundreds of high school students stayed home to avoid the AzMERIT test.
April 27, 2015
A panel of Peoria residents is urging the school board to extend and increase a budget override.
April 27, 2015
This weekend, the water in Lake Mead briefly dropped to the lowest level since it was first filled in the 1930s. That decline results in less power coming from the turbines.
April 27, 2015
Visitors to the Grand Canyon this week may see smoke from a fire on the South Rim. That smoke will be coming from a prescribed burn the National Park Service is planning.
April 26, 2015
The closures include Heald College campuses in California, Hawaii and Oregon, as well as Everest and WyoTech schools in California, Arizona and New York.
April 26, 2015
In the ongoing contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his staff, the sheriff’s second-in-command answered more questions Friday about possible investigations into the federal judge in the case, or his relatives.
April 24, 2015
This weekend, Short Leash will host the second annual Pinewood Classic, which they bill as a “grownups-only pinewood derby race in the heart of downtown Phoenix.”
April 24, 2015
A thousand feet of vinyl will be covering a street near you. But don’t worry, you don’t have to drive on it. It’s for sliding, set up by a traveling event called Slide the City.
April 24, 2015

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