KJZZ News

Lithium Was Once An Obscure Element, Now Its In Everything
Salt is an important player in the culinary world but it is also critical to the technology world.
April 18, 2014
McCain, Flake Address Phoenix VA Mismanagement Concerns
Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake met with reporters and several veterans on Friday after a meeting with officials at the Phoenix VA medical center. The senators reported that hospital leaders denied allegations that any secret patient records existed within the system.
April 18, 2014
How Do You Define Southwestern Food?
Friends or family come to town and tell you they want to go out to eat “southwestern” food. And you’re thinking, well, what exactly does that mean?
April 18, 2014
Not All Implications Of Earlier Fire Season Are Bad
Fire restrictions went into effect Friday on several of Arizona’s national forests as well as on state-owned and managed lands.
April 18, 2014
DBacks Derrick Hall On MLB Diversity
Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall is part MLB’s On-Field Diversity Task Force.
April 18, 2014
Mexican Truckers Threaten To Block Arizona Border Entries
The Arizona Department of Transportation says thousands of Mexican truck drivers are planning to block traffic at border entries into the United States. The truck drivers are protesting strict inspections and long wait times at ports of entry.
April 18, 2014
Term Racial Profiling Sparks Language Debate In MCSO Lawsuit
Has the media been correct to use the term “racial profiling” to describe the court findings in the lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio?
April 18, 2014
Get Up Close To Exotic Animals At The New Safari Park
Wildlife World Zoo and Aquarium in the West Valley has expanded to include a Safari Park.
April 18, 2014
Did You Know: The Fountain Hills Namesake Is Among The Worlds Largest
It’s the biggest attraction in the area and not something you would expect to find in the middle of the Arizona desert.
April 18, 2014
 Mexican Border Town Hit Hard As Migration Patterns Shift
In recent decades, a flood of migrants passing through one Mexican town en route to the Arizona border has fueled the local economy. But fewer migrants making the journey has prompted many local businesses to close.
April 18, 2014
City of Phoenix Tries To Bring New Life To Metrocenter Mall
The city of Phoenix is trying to save one of the Valley’s aging shopping malls. It has approved a plan to revitalize Metrocenter and surrounding neighborhoods in northwest Phoenix.
April 18, 2014
Easter Items Check Out At Checkout
If you’re planning to buy an Easter basket or some chocolate bunnies to put in one, it looks like you’ll get your money’s worth.
April 18, 2014
Brown Fire Now 25 Percent Contained
Firefighters in southern Arizona are starting to be able to contain the Brown Fire that is burning largely on the Fort Huachuca Army Post.
April 18, 2014
Educational Scholarship Account Bill Fails In Arizona House
An effort to sharply expand the use of tax dollars to send students to private and parochial schools failed Thursday in the Arizona House.
April 18, 2014
Retired Phoenix Detective Ordered To Testify In Milke Retrial
A retired police officer will be forced to testify in the retrial of a woman accused of having her 4-year-old son murdered.
April 17, 2014
Pinal County Wants Feds To Pay More For Housing Immigration Detainees
Pinal County is setting a deadline for the federal government to increase payments for immigration detainees held at the county jail. Tthe county has been losing money on the agreement for eight years.
April 17, 2014
New Law Prohibits Local Government From Restricting Private Property Gun Use
A new law prohibits local governments from restricting gun use on private property. Gov. Jan Brewer signed the bill into law yesterday.
April 17, 2014
Arizona Unemployment Rate Unchanged In March
Arizona’s unemployment rate was unchanged last month from February, at 7.3 percent.
April 17, 2014
Negative Equity Means Arizona Homeowners Staying Put Longer
Arizona homeowners are staying in their current homes longer than they would in a healthy housing market.
April 17, 2014
Produce Costs Expected To Increase This Summer
Shoppers are likely to pay more for produce this summer because of California’s drought. Research from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business predicts prices for lettuce, avocados, peppers, grapes, tomatoes, melons and berries will increase nearly 20 percent.
April 17, 2014

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