KJZZ News

border fence
Huge majorities of residents who leave on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border don’t believe a border wall needed, according to a new poll released Monday by Cronkite News at ASU.
Jul. 18, 2016
Protesters gather at Camelback Road
Monday night, the Arizona chapter of Black Lives Matter is hosting a town hall meeting in the Valley called Moving Phoenix Forward.
Jul. 18, 2016
Arizona Theatre Company logo
The show will go on. Following a last minute push, the Arizona Theatre Company has met its $2 million fund-raising goal.
Jul. 18, 2016
Fuller Fire
The growth of the Fuller Fire burning near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon has been fueled by strong winds and low humidity. The fire has now grown to 13,685 acres.
Jul. 18, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Arpaio, a staunch supporter of Donald Trump who has appeared at many of his rallies, will also serve as an Arizona delegate for the candidate in Cleveland.
Jul. 18, 2016
As GOP leaders gather in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention, current Gov. Doug Ducey, plus predecessors Jan Brewer and Fife Symington, say uniting the party— and building a team and political support to win in November — will require a consistent message.
Jul. 18, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
“I drink socially” is the Yada, Yada, Yada of doctor’s visits. Our medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven, elaborates:
Jul. 18, 2016
porcupine fossils
A professor at Arizona Western College in Yuma has caused a stir in the world of paleontology. His research suggests that an ancestral porcupine evolved as a result of migration, causing a debate over migration vs. evolution that has become rather ... prickly.
Jul. 18, 2016
Near the banks of the San Pedro River in Sierra Vista, a fight is looming between two unlikely factions over the fate of one particular old cottonwood tree— bird watchers and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. This tree is known in government reports as Cottonwood W and it’s somewhere between 100 and 150 years old.
Jul. 18, 2016
Arizona is home to thousands of nonprofits. Whether it’s a well-known museum or a newly formed group, they share a common need: financial support.
Jul. 18, 2016
Zika virus
Health officials confirmed the number of Arizonans with Zika has grown to nine. Last week, the state had just seven cases.
Jul. 18, 2016
While the delegates are in Cleveland to nominate Donald Trump to be the party’s presidential nominee, the majority of Arizona’s delegates who are here originally backed Ted Cruz in the primary.
Jul. 18, 2016
The Havasupai Tribe, in Northern Arizona, this week stopped third-party guide services to Havasupai Falls. Social media, over the past few months, has included photos of, and commentary on the poor condition of some horses used on the trails.
Jul. 15, 2016
Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell said she’s looking for more public input on the county’s polling places ahead of Arizona’s primary election.
Jul. 15, 2016
Arizona Capitol
Abortion providers have filed a federal lawsuit, seeking to block a new state law aimed at preventing them from getting public money.
Jul. 15, 2016
activist in tempe
Protesters rallied at two different places in the Phoenix area Friday night to draw attention to recent incidents of police violence across the country. No major incidents were reported at either event, but activists did temporarily shut down part of a major intersection.
Jul. 15, 2016
A Democratic lawmaker championing a petition drive asking voters to repeal a recent Arizona campaign finance law is pulling the plug on the effort.
Jul. 15, 2016
Friday would have been the Dutch master Rembrandt’s 410th birthday, which makes it seem like a good time to look at the somewhat controversial issue of how he painted.
Jul. 15, 2016
orangeworm
Entomologists are trying to figure out whether the navel orangeworm can be mass-produced and sterilized to control pest populations.
Jul. 15, 2016
Technology has given us lots of way to track our sleep – from apps on our phones to devices we wear – there’s no shortage of data on our Zs. How do we translate that information into a better night’s sleep?
Jul. 15, 2016

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