KJZZ News

sorting recycling at landfill
In 2013, the city council created a goal to divert 40 percent of trash from landfills by 2020. To meet that goal, the Public Works Department says outside help is needed. The council discussed the plan and not everyone thinks it will pay off.
Jun. 22, 2016
mountain lion
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a special-use permit Wednesday for the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Jun. 22, 2016
If you’ve lived in the Valley for a very long time, you might think these excessive heat warnings​ ​weren’t around when you were growing up. You’re​ ​right. Sort of.
Jun. 22, 2016
The U.S. Border Patrol is facing criticism for the way it administers polygraph exams on would-be hires. The agency has fielded complaints from applicants, members of Congress and the agency’s union.
Jun. 22, 2016
police car lights
Phoenix police say five homicides in Maryvale may be connected and extra investigators have been brought in to find out if there’s a link between the killings.
Jun. 22, 2016
Thrift store books
James Sallis’ novels focus on crime and they are suspenseful, but they are anything but formulaic. In his latest, Willnot, Sallis introduces Dr. Lamar Hale and other characters in a small town where the remains of several people have been found.
Jun. 22, 2016
phoenix suns logo
The NBA Draft is Thursday night and the Phoenix Suns have three first round draft picks. Will these improve the team?
Jun. 22, 2016
The bond would give Surprise $63 million for more public safety and law enforcement buildings, road improvements on Greenway and Litchfield Roads and a future recreation complex.
Jun. 22, 2016
The Granite Mountain Hotshot Memorial State Park received a significant cash infusion today. Utility company Arizona Public Service presented officials with a $229,000 donation to help them complete the project.
Jun. 22, 2016
solar panels on a roof
Electric car maker Tesla, the brainchild of entrepreneur Elon Musk, wants to buy solar panel maker SolarCity for up to 2.8 billion dollars.
Jun. 22, 2016
guitar player
A U.S. District Judge has been hearing testimony on whether Jimmy Page and Robert Plant of the legendary rock band Led Zeppelin borrowed or stole a musical phrase as part of creating their signature song "Stairway to Heaven." An Arizona musician weighs in on what caused the similar sounding songs.
Jun. 22, 2016
Could Trump hurt the GOP in Arizona congressional races? And could that also go down ballot as far as the legislature?
Jun. 22, 2016
Downtown Phoenix
The weather is heating up in the state, but what about the economy?
Jun. 22, 2016
Cedar Fire
Governor Doug Ducey has declared a state of emergency for Navajo County to free up funds for the Cedar Fire burning near Pinetop-Lakeside.
Jun. 22, 2016
drone
The Federal Aviation Administration came out with new drone regulations Tuesday. The new operational rules specify when and where commercial drones can fly.
Jun. 21, 2016
nicu camera
Babies at Phoenix Children’s Hospital sleep in small beds under soft lights, but instead of mobiles spinning above them, there are cameras. Here's why.
Jun. 21, 2016
Alta Fillmore apartment
A lot of construction in downtown and central Phoenix is focused on housing. New apartments featuring the latest amenities often come at a price that some longtime residents and those who work in the area cannot afford. But, a new analysis by the city’s economic development team reveals a mixed bag.
Jun. 21, 2016
Phoenix’s Housing Department wants to sell the city-owned Deck Park Vista, a 56-unit property north of the popular Roosevelt Row Arts District to a developer that would build a large, mixed-income complex.
Jun. 21, 2016
Six landowners in west Texas have won a series of awards totaling in the millions of dollars against a company building a controversial natural gas pipeline.
Jun. 21, 2016
Resolution Copper Mine
In addition to the concerns about the project expressed by some Native American tribes and environmentalists is the loss of rock climbing areas.
Jun. 21, 2016

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