KJZZ News

The unique hydrology beneath the city of Williams makes their search for groundwater difficult. But other towns on the Colorado Plateau may have to learn from their experience.
July 02, 2015
Astronomers expect the Giant Magellan Telescope will see 10 times better than the Hubble Space Telescope, which is marking its 25th year in Earth orbit.
July 02, 2015
The Arizona Department of Child Safety will be making more information public on cases of child abuse that result in fatality. The agency’s expanded disclosure requirements go into effect Friday.
July 02, 2015
Arizona’s tropical-like weather promotes a flurry of mating activity for birds, centipedes, plants, tarantulas, toads and other animals.
July 02, 2015
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is appealing a court decision that allows young immigrants who qualify for an Obama administration program to pay the in-state tuition rate at the Maricopa Community Colleges.
July 01, 2015
The recent Jodi Arias murder trial received a lot of national attention, which also led to the case’s prosecutor Juan Martinez being in the spotlight.
July 01, 2015
LGBT activists say same-sex marriage doesn’t even come close to erasing other discrimination that exists — including employment and housing.
July 01, 2015
We talked with Colleen Coyle Mathis, chair of the commission, and NAU political scientist Fred Solop.
July 01, 2015
We talked with Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer, executive director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse.
July 01, 2015
Clarence Dupnik has been sheriff of Pima County since 1980, but he’ll be retiring at the end of this month.
July 01, 2015
Hiking at one of Phoenix’s many mountain preserves can often be an exercise in the art of patience. But the city of Phoenix is making an effort to get hikers to play nice.
July 01, 2015
Tonto National Forest will lift its fire restrictions Thursday morning. This comes than a month after the restrictions were first implemented.
July 01, 2015
A federal appeals court has denied Maricopa County's request for another hearing over its decision to make the county a party in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's racial profiling case.
July 01, 2015
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said his department is encouraging law enforcement "to be vigilant and prepared" ahead of the July 4th holiday in the U.S. following attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait.
July 01, 2015
Arizona Congressman Matt Salmon is proposing stricter rules that would prevent unauthorized immigrants accused of crimes to be released from custody while awaiting deportation proceedings.
June 30, 2015
Two years ago, the Yarnell Hill Fire killed 19 firefighters, making it the deadliest blaze in state history.
June 30, 2015
A new report released Tuesday shows Arizona’s child welfare agency still needs to develop processes to get a handle on a growing number of cases. The Department of Child Safety was created last year after the previous agency failed to investigate more than 6500 cases of child abuse and neglect.
June 30, 2015
Social media has made connecting with faraway friends and relatives so easy, many of us take it for granted. But imagine if it was the only way to interact with the ones you love. For millions of immigrant families separated by a border and a lack of legal documents, social media has become a critical lifeline.
June 30, 2015
The juvenile justice system is failing Native American youth. That’s what a series of recent reports have shown. In June the Tribal Law and Policy Institute reported that state courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes like truancy and alcohol use, than any other racial and ethnic group.
June 30, 2015
The Gila River Indian Community has filed a lawsuit over the proposed path of the South Mountain Freeway being planned in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
June 30, 2015

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