KJZZ News

Gold King Mine
John McCain is calling for a criminal investigation by the Justice Department over the EPA's release of toxic water from an abandoned mine last year.
Apr. 22, 2016
Arizona Sen. John McCain is calling for a Justice Department criminal investigation of last summer’s Gold King Mine spill. McCain is part of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, which held a field hearing in Phoenix on Friday.
Apr. 22, 2016
voters lined up
The Maricopa County Recorder's Office released a 12-page response to the U.S. Department of Justice's inquiry about voting problems in the March 22 Presidential Preference Election.
Apr. 22, 2016
"Purple Rain" soundtrack
News of Prince’s death yesterday came as a shock to his fans. Social media sites blew up after the pop icon’s passing, and so did demand for his music.
Apr. 22, 2016
texting and driving
Texting while driving is now illegal in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
Apr. 22, 2016
marijuana
Phoenix will be one of two sites for the first clinical study of medical marijuana as a treatment for PTSD in veterans.
Apr. 22, 2016
Mercury transits the sun in 2006
A rare celestial event will unfold in the early morning of May 9. You’ll have to get up with the sun to witness Mercury passing in front of it.
Apr. 22, 2016
Grand Canyon University
“We believe that science and our theology are not just compatible, but it’s really difficult to understand the world of science without putting it in the Christian worldview context,” said Brian Mueller, GCU’s president and CEO.
Apr. 22, 2016
Money
Proposed deal sweeteners include lowering interest rates and reducing the length of the loans, in addition to setting aside one million dollars a year over ten years to help charities provide their own low interest loans.
Apr. 22, 2016
State Senator John Kavanagh says he wants to increase the penalty for protestors who block traffic, keeping others from attending political and government events.
Apr. 22, 2016
The latest theater incarnation of well-known fairy tale characters at Phoenix's Nearly Naked Theatre has our theater critic Robrt Pela over the moon.
Apr. 22, 2016
Peoria Unified School District
Arizona’s Prop 123 will determine how big of a raise teachers in the Peoria Unified School District get next year.
Apr. 21, 2016
Green Homes
Arizona is one of the hottest states in the country when it comes to temperatures – and real estate. It leads the country in building energy-efficient, Energy Star certified “green” homes.
Apr. 21, 2016
Phoenix Youth Jobs Program
Three years ago, Phoenix topped a national list for the highest percentage of disconnected youth. That term encompasses 16-24 year olds who are neither working nor attending school.
Apr. 21, 2016
City of Phoenix logo
A recent analysis of how much it costs to live “comfortably” in different American cities used Phoenix as the baseline.
Apr. 21, 2016
space photo
NASA has awarded Arizona State University $10 million over five years to develop new ways for to learn about space.
Apr. 21, 2016
wildfire
Arizona fire officials are predicting an active fire season this year. They say conditions are reminiscent of 2002 and 2011.
Apr. 21, 2016
Downtown Phoenix
The demolition of an historical building in Phoenix has led to increased scrutiny of the Government Property Lease Excise Tax.
Apr. 21, 2016
United Healthcare
United Healthcare, the country’s biggest insurer, announced plans this week to leave the health care exchanges in many states, including Arizona, by 2017.
Apr. 21, 2016
lineout lift
Listen to the sounds of Davaughn Lorenzini-Foster practicing with the Arizona State University men’s rugby team.
Apr. 21, 2016

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