KJZZ News

Loop 101 Closures Affect East Valley Traffic
Two major ramps on the Loop 101 freeway in Scottsdale are closed for the next two months.
March 9, 2015
Mothers of disappeared and murdered women in the Mexican border city of Juárez took to the streets Sunday for International Women's Day.
March 9, 2015
This Years Flu Strain To Be Added To Next Years Vaccine
The flu season is not over but may be starting to wind down. Health officials report this year’s flu vaccine was not as effective as hoped.
March 9, 2015
Big Numbers Emerge In Phoenix-Tucson Rail Project
The idea of rail service between Phoenix and Tucson has been under study for years but now there are some numbers to put to the project.
March 9, 2015
Daylight Savings May Be Bad For Workers
Monday is the first workday after the annual switch to daylight saving time in most of the country. Arizona is one of the few spots in the U.S. that does not “spring forward" and some studies say that’s a good thing.
March 9, 2015
Ducey Signs Law Limiting AHCCCS
Doug Ducey has signed a bill that would put limits on the state’s Medicaid program if the federal government gives approval.
March 7, 2015
Education And Social Service Officials Protest New State Budget
Leaders from several education and social service organizations gathered in front of the state capitol today to protest the new state budget proposal. The $9 billion spending plan was announced Wednesday and is currently making its way through the legislature.
March 6, 2015
Construction Begins For Arizona Fallen Firefighter Memorial
Construction began on the Arizona Fallen Firefighter Memorial Friday near the state capitol. The Arizona Firefighters and Emergency Memorial Commission worked to create the monument.
March 6, 2015
PetSmart Shareholders Approve $8.7 Billion Buyout
The $8.7 billion-buyout of Phoenix-based PetSmart is almost a done deal now that shareholders cast their votes of approval on Friday. As a result, PetSmart will go private under new ownership once the deal closes next week and experts say it could be a good thing for shoppers.
March 6, 2015
Baseball Essays: Hosts Steve Goldstein And Mark Brodie Share Their Memories Of The Sport
Hosts Steve Goldstein and Mark Brodie are big baseball fans, you might even say they're fanatics. So, when pitchers and catchers report and spring training gets underway, it’s a time of year they like to think about.
March 6, 2015
Arizona Office Of Tourism Encourages Spring Training Visitors To Explore The Rest Of The State
Spring training baseball has started and the Arizona Office of Tourism wants visitors in town for games to explore more of the state.
March 6, 2015
Numb Bats
Numb Bats are an Arizona three-piece band and its members describe their music as a 1990s revival.
March 6, 2015
Maricopa Alliance For Shelter And Housing Demands Improvements For Phoenix Homeless Shelter
A group calling itself the Maricopa Alliance for Shelter and Housing, or MASH, has outlined a series of demands for improvements at Central Arizona Shelter Services, or CASS.
March 6, 2015
Howie Fischer On The Latest From Governor Duceys Budget Proposal
The budget proposal hashed out by Governor Doug Ducey and GOP leaders in the state legislature remains a fluid situation Friday afternoon at the capitol.
March 6, 2015
The Airship In The Valley For Spring Training Is A Special Sight
The DirecTV blimp is in town and Brett Viets is at the helm as the acting chief pilot.
March 6, 2015
How Will Getting Rid Of AIMS Testing Affect Arizona Students
The requirement that Arizona high school students pass the AIMS Test in order to graduate is going away next year.
March 6, 2015
Experimental Philosopher Jonathon Keats Places Millennium Camera In Tempe
The Tempe skyline isn’t typically one that would blow you away. It’s not on par with Chicago or New York City or any number of other smaller communities. But this is the place where experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats has decided to place his millennium camera, which hopes to document 1,000 years of change in Tempe.
March 6, 2015
Why Many People Are Saying Goodbye To Big Tech Names
Most of us have our technological lives dominated by the usual big, corporate names like Apple and Microsoft. And it may seem pretty daunting to leave those behind.
March 6, 2015
Phoenix Art Museum Celebrates Pop Artist Andy Warhol
The Phoenix Art Museum opened a new exhibit this week and it’s unlike most things you’d see in the museum.
March 6, 2015
Did You Know: Hattie B Rail Named After AZ First Lady
There are plenty of libraries, monuments and streets named after historical and political people. In Arizona, we even named a train.
March 6, 2015

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