KJZZ News

Changes In National Institute Of Health Funding Affects Arizona Institutions
Federal science and research funding cuts are having an impact here in Arizona. Institutions are seeing fewer federal dollars, leading to the possibility of increased competition among institutions.
Sept. 16, 2014
Union Pacific Train Derails Near Eloy
Union Pacific officials say they’ve partially reopened a major rail line between Phoenix and Tucson after a train derailed Tuesday. A few dozen cargo train cars toppled over during a possible microburst wind storm.
Sept. 16, 2014
Man Convicted Of Murder As Minor Released
A 62-year-old man who has served more than 44 years in prison for killing a man when he was 17 has been released.
Sept. 16, 2014
Pearce Protestors Challenge County Treasurer
Protestors flooded the office of Maricopa County Treasurer Charles Hoskins yesterday, bringing with them the chant "fire Pearce."
Sept. 16, 2014
Expert To Check Nogales Border Security Equipment For Radiation Leakage
A federal expert will be sent to Nogales to investigate if x-ray security equipment used by the U.S. Border Patrol is leaking radiation. It’s a response to concerns about the safety of a new scanning system installed at the Nogales Port of Entry.
Sept. 15, 2014
Fewer California Condors Treated For Lead Poisoning in Arizona This Year
Fewer endangered California Condors required lead poisoning treatment in Arizona last year. Some scientists believe the decrease could be attributed to stronger anti-lead ammunition programs in Utah.
Sept. 15, 2014
Valley Cities Help Residents Prep for Coming Storm
The cities of Phoenix, Mesa and Scottsdale are preparing for another round of heavy rainfall expected as soon as Tuesday.
Sept. 15, 2014
STEM Charter School Answers Maryvale
Founding director Peter Boyle said the Western School of Science and Technology is needed in the area. The education system often doesn’t give students in areas such as Maryvale a fair chance, he said.
Sept. 15, 2014
Pearce Resigns Arizona GOP Post After Controversial Comments
The resignation of Russell Pearce came after backlash to his advocacy of mandatory contraception or sterilization for people on Medicaid.
Sept. 15, 2014
Valley Could See More Rain As Hurricane Odile Moves Closer To Arizona
The storm is expected to bring rains starting Tuesday afternoon with the primary storm hitting metro Phoenix on Wednesday and Thursday.
Sept. 15, 2014
Officials Encourage Planning For Emergencies During National Preparedness Month
The flooding that took place in metro Phoenix last week came during the month officials have set aside for people to make a plan to keep their families safe in an emergency.
Sept. 15, 2014
Flagstaff Police To Begin Wearing Body Cameras
Sergeant Margaret Bentzen says 15 patrol officers have already been trained to use the cameras, which were purchased in July. Bentzen says they expect all officers will be wearing the body cameras by early next month.
Sept. 15, 2014
The Day After Deportation: Salvadoran Teen Returns To The Town He Fled
Jose, 16, tried to make it to the United States twice this summer but was caught both times in Mexico. Now back in El Salvador, he is trying to keep a low profile.
Sept. 15, 2014
APS To Close Generator At Cholla Power Plant
Arizona Public Service plans to close one of the generators at the Cholla Power Plant in 2016. The power company will go through with the plan if its compromise proposal is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency
Sept. 15, 2014
Arizona Joins National Violent Deaths Reporting System
Arizona ranks among the top 15 states for murders and suicides. The state is joining a national service that will help health officials better understand why violence rates are high here.
Sept. 15, 2014
Phoenix Church Prepares for Sunday Service
A Phoenix church that was flooded during the recent storm is preparing for Sunday service—without its worship room. The congregation is gearing up for new accommodations.
Sept. 12, 2014
Democratic National Committee Considers Phoenix For 2016 Convention
Officials with the Democratic National Committee were in Phoenix this week - the city is a finalist to host the party’s 2016 national convention.
Sept. 12, 2014
Immigration Reform Impact On Latino Voters
When President Obama decided to delay any executive action on immigration reform, observers cited concerns from some Democrats, who were worried about voter backlash in November. But, how will that decision impact Latino voting?
Sept. 12, 2014
Mesa Resource Center Helps Residents Affected By Floods
Mesa officials say about 125 residents have visited the city’s Resource Information Center since it opened on Wednesday morning.
Sept. 12, 2014
A Collector Finds His Way Into Different Communities
Whether it's baseball cards or Impressionist masterpieces, a shared interest in collecting can bring people together. The KJZZ community series We Are the Valley introduces us to a man who lives in one of his collections and dips his toe in many different communities.
Sept. 12, 2014

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