KJZZ News

Arpaio Refuses To Get Rid Of Vegetarian Jail Menu
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is refusing to budge from his vegetarian menu in the jails, despite a reported hunger strike by nine maximum-security inmates.
Feb. 13, 2014
Some Sky Harbor Flights Grounded
The strong winter storm that is marching across the East Coast is forcing some people to stay a little longer in the warm sunshine of Arizona today. A few flights have been cancelled at Sky Harbor International Airport.
Feb. 13, 2014
Temperatures To Hit Record-Breaking Highs
The East Coast is still digging out from a massive winter storm, but in Phoenix forecasters are calling for record heat through the weekend. Temperatures will approach 90 degrees on Saturday.
Feb. 13, 2014
ASU Baseballs Packard Stadium Begins Its Last Season
The final season for a Valley baseball landmark begins this Friday.
Feb. 13, 2014
Arizona Association Wants More Athletic Trainers
In Arizona, 85 percent of regular season high school sporting events do not have an athletic trainer on site.
Feb. 13, 2014
Maryvale Copes With Packs Of Stray Dogs
The sound of stray chihuahuas is driving people mad in Maryvale. Animal Control officials say they’re doing everything possible to round the dogs up, but blame irresponsible pet owners for the problem.
Feb. 13, 2014
Warm Winter Contributes To Polination, Allergies
With temperatures in the Valley expected to approach the 90s at the end of the week, some plants are coming out of dormancy earlier than usual.
Feb. 12, 2014
Arizona, Sonora Announce Joint Trade Mission To Israel
Governors from the states of Arizona and Sonora will lead a trade mission to Israel later this year.
Feb. 12, 2014
Desert Botanical Garden Celebrates
The desert lifestyle is a unique one, especially the climate that envelops the area.
Feb. 12, 2014
Local Mystery Author Shares Her Success
Even if most of us have dreamed about writing the great American novel or any novel for that matter, getting books published does not come easily.
Feb. 12, 2014
Horne Campaign Investigation Continues
An administrative law judge’s hearing continues on Wednesday into whether Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne illegally coordinated his 2010 campaign with an independent expenditure group.
Feb. 12, 2014
Envisioning Arizonas K-12 Education Future
Arizona’s K-12 schools were hit hard by the economic downturn, which led to deep budget cuts at the state Capitol.
Feb. 12, 2014
Russell Pearce Returns
It's a name from Arizona's recent past, a man who for a short time dominated the state's political scene, former state Senate President Russell Pearce.
Feb. 12, 2014
Bighorn Lambs Spotted
The state Game and Fish Department said for the first time in a generation, bighorn lambs are being seen in the mountains near Tucson.
Feb. 12, 2014
Be Aware Of Rabid Skunks
State health officials are warning people in Pima and Santa Cruz counties to be on the lookout for rabid skunks.
Feb. 12, 2014
Arizona GMO Labeling Initiative Trying To Get On Ballot
You may get a chance to decide if you want to know whether your breakfast cereal has been made with genetically modified corn.
Feb. 12, 2014
FBI Picks Arizona For Public Campaign On Laser Pointing
The FBI is starting a public awareness campaign to make sure people know that pointing a laser at an aircraft is no joke. Tucson Police Department Sergeant Chris Potter knows the danger first hand.
Feb. 12, 2014
Sophisticated Drug Tunnel Found In Nogales
Three people have been arrested after Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say they found a 481-foot drug tunnel running between residences on either side of the Mexican border in Nogales.
Feb. 12, 2014
GCU Offers Learning Lounge To Help High School Students Succeed
For many teens, high school is difficult enough. But with a language barrier, it can seem impossible. This semester, Grand Canyon University opened a tutoring center that has helped more than 200 high school students, many of whom are still learning English. Grand Canyon calls it the Learning Lounge.
Feb. 12, 2014
Drone Use The Topic Of Proposed Trespass Bill
State Rep. Bob Thorpe wants to make it illegal to use a drone to observe individuals or private property without permission.
Feb. 12, 2014

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