KJZZ News

Do Arizonans Have An Accent?
There are a lot of factors that account for how we sound - where we grew up, for example.
June 6, 2014
American Legion To Open Crisis Center In Phoenix
The American Legion is coming to Phoenix.
June 6, 2014
Theater Group To Perform Plays On The Light Rail
If you happen to ride the light rail in downtown Phoenix this weekend, you may inadvertently end up taking in a performance.
June 6, 2014
Mesa Looking At Another Light Rail Extension
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given Mesa $400,000 in grants.
June 6, 2014
Comicon, Cosplay And Consent
Phoenix Comicon is underway downtown, and the event has long been a haven for those who immerse themselves in what is affectionately known as geek culture.
June 6, 2014
What Is Vocal Fry?
When you're having a conversation or even listening to someone on the radio, have you ever judged that person by his or her voice?
June 6, 2014
High Pollution Advisory For Maricopa County
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a high pollution advisory Friday.
June 6, 2014
More Traffic At Sky Harbor In April
Sky Harbor Airport is more crowded this spring.
June 6, 2014
Did You Know: Orpheum Theater In Phoenix Was A Vaudeville House
There are only two if its kind in Arizona — one in Flagstaff, the other in downtown Phoenix. The entertainment venue was initially created as part of a national entertainment circuit in the 1920s.
June 6, 2014
Field Of Candidates Narrowed For NAU President
Northern Arizona University has selected a single finalist to replace retiring President John Haeger. Rita Cheng has a long list of academic accomplishments.
June 6, 2014
Regents Approve U Of A Biosciences Building In Phoenix
The Arizona Board of Regents has approved plans to construct a ten-story research building on the campus of the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix.
June 6, 2014
Arizonans Commemorate 70th Anniversary Of D-Day
It was 70 years ago Friday more than 100,000 American troops landed on France’s Normandy beach to tip the scales in World War II.
June 6, 2014
Central American Families Surprised When ICE Sends Them To Arizona
Another group of Central American families apprehended at the Texas border were dropped off Thursday at the Phoenix Greyhound Station. Most are women and children, and many are surprised they’re not returned to their native country.
June 5, 2014
Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson Visits Phoenix
Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson was in Phoenix on Thursday, visiting with staff and administrators of the local VA Medical Center.
June 5, 2014
Arizona Prisoners Continue With Lawsuit Against Department of Corrections
More than 30,000 Arizona prisoners are asking for better healthcare and a review of solitary confinement. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled inmates in Arizona state prisons can join together to bring a class action suit against the Department of Corrections.
June 5, 2014
Record-Setting Temperatures Scorch The Southwest
The first official day of summer is two weeks away, but temperatures in parts of the Southwest are already above 100 degrees.
June 5, 2014
Board Calls For Overhaul Of Public Safety Pension Fund
The board that oversees police and fire pensions in Arizona has voted to urge the governor to call a special legislative session to make changes to the pension system.
June 5, 2014
Phoenix City Council Approves Golf Course Blight Ordinance
Some Valley golf course owners will have to follow new rules if they install security fences while their property goes up for sale. Phoenix City Council has approved a new ordinance to prevent golf course blight.
June 5, 2014
State Board To Vote On Pension-Overhaul Plan
The state's police and fire pension oversight board is set to vote on a proposal to overhaul the system and bolster its finances.
June 5, 2014
Feds Could Impose Air Plan On Arizona
A 2010 state law designed to prevent Arizona from limiting greenhouse gasses could prevent state regulators from coming up with a plan to limit carbon dioxide emissions from power plants without legislative approval.
June 5, 2014

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