KJZZ News

Cold Front To Bring High Winds, Blowing Dust To Arizona
Hold onto your hat. Things are about to get windy in Arizona.
March 26, 2014
Senate Panel Approves Virtual Border Fence
A state Senate panel Tuesday voted to take the first steps to spending $30 million tax dollars to build a virtual fence on the border with Mexico.
March 26, 2014
Arizona House Still Discussing Budget
Another day of budget negotiations is on tap at the state capitol.
March 26, 2014
Karshs Bakery Closes
A landmark central-Phoenix kosher bakery is closing after more than 40 years in business.
March 26, 2014
Tucson Climate Center Teaches How To Adapt To Environmental Changes
The U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization said global warming may be causing irreversible damage to the planet.
March 26, 2014
Bald Eagles Make Their Home Near Tempe Town Lake
America’s mascot is no longer an endangered species but still has special protections.
March 26, 2014
Pit Bull Declared Vicious, But Will Not Be Put Down
A dog who mauled a child last month will not be put to death, though a judge did rule the animal is vicious.
March 25, 2014
High Pollution Advisory Issued For Phoenix Area
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a high pollution advisory all day Wednesday.
March 25, 2014
Sarah Ventre
Sarah Ventre returns to her hometown of Tempe to join KJZZ after working at NPR headquarters in Washington as a producer and editor for a number of shows, desks, podcasts and the national newscast.
March 25, 2014
Phoenix Home Prices Drop Slightly From December To January
Phoenix home prices dropped slightly more than the average of the 20 biggest American cities between December of last year and January of this year.
March 25, 2014
House To Debate State Budget Again Tuesday
The Arizona House will try again Tuesday to pass a state budget.
March 25, 2014
Immigration Reform Unlikely This Year
Republicans in the Arizona congressional delegation say the chances of immigration reform being passed this year are virtually non-existent.
March 25, 2014
Brewer Creates Human Trafficking Council By Executive Order
Gov. Jan Brewer has created a state Human Trafficking Council.
March 25, 2014
West Texas Energy Boom A Threat To Astronomy
The energy boom in Texas and New Mexico is inadvertently compromising the jet-black night skies that astronomers need to research dark energy, which is the unknown, undefined power responsible for the accelerating pace of the expansion of the universe.
March 25, 2014
Stan Getz On Wasted Years
"I’ve done some dastardly things, but what can I do except make amends and apologize?" Interview by Joe Smith, 1987.
March 25, 2014
New Trauma Center Opens In East Valley
A new trauma center opened Monday at Chandler Regional Medical Center.
March 24, 2014
Republican Governor Candidates To Participate In First Debate
The primary is still five months away, but some Republican candidates for governor will participate in a political forum in Prescott Monday night.
March 24, 2014
Barrio Azteca Gang Shows How Crime Transcends Borders
The Barrio Azteca embody the U.S.-Mexico border, beginning with its name. Its members live and work in both countries and profit from the drug trafficking industry.
March 24, 2014
State Sees 13 Percent Decrease In Tuberculosis Cases
The state health department said the number of Tuberculosis cases in Arizona is falling.
March 24, 2014
Arpaio, Chief Deputy Admonished By Judge
A top leader at the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office admitted Monday to a federal judge that he made a mistake. He was caught on tape undermining the judge’s order that found the sheriff’s office had racially profiled Latino drivers.
March 24, 2014

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