KJZZ News

Lawmaker Says New Child Welfare Agency Will Be Different
State lawmakers will be back at the capitol next week for a special session to create the new Department of Child Safety.
May 23, 2014
Casa Grande Students Make Big Discovery At Utah Dig
A few weeks ago, we heard from Rob Gay — he’s a paleontologist and teacher at Mission Heights Preparatory High School in Casa Grande.
May 23, 2014
Mountain Preserve Rescues Have Doubled This Year
The Phoenix Fire Department is on track to respond to more than 200 rescues in the city’s mountain preserves this year.
May 23, 2014
Celebrating 25 Years Of Bust A Move
Every so often, you hear something that just makes you feel old.
May 23, 2014
When Youre Mentally Ill, You Become Good At Three Things
When you’re mentally ill, everything you say and do is viewed through the lens of your illness. So you become very good at three things.
May 23, 2014
Did You Know: Phoenix Police Museum Traces Its History
There is a place in downtown Phoenix that traces the earliest days of the city. And history isn’t always pretty.
May 23, 2014
Arizona Agencies Teaming Up To Promote One Less Spark
The Slide Fire was human-caused. And according to the National Interagency Fire Center, people are responsible for more than 62,000 fires every year.
May 23, 2014
Summer Can Create Havoc On Sleep Patterns
If your sleep pattern is already out of sync, the next few months could hit you especially hard.
May 23, 2014
Mesa Gamer Calls Out Nintendo
Video games and social commentary usually intersect only when it comes to violence and whether real-life behavior is affected by playing Grand Theft Auto or Call of Duty.
May 23, 2014
Brewers Child Welfare Agency Plan Generally Well Received
A proposal from Gov. Jan Brewer to create a new child welfare agency is getting a generally favorable reaction, but with some conditions.
May 23, 2014
Andrew Thomas Files For Governor As Publicly Funded Candidate
Disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas has filed nominating petitions to run for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. And Thomas says despite a very crowded field, he can win.
May 23, 2014
McCain Mum On Hornes Political Future
Arizona Senator John McCain is not ready to join Rep. Matt Salmon and call for Attorney General Tom Horne to abandon his re-election bid, but the senator thinks Horne should consider it,
May 23, 2014
Wolf Managers Experimenting To Increase Population Odds
Federal wildlife managers are experimenting to improve the population of Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.
May 23, 2014
State Retirement Board Rules Full Benefits For Granite Mountain Hotshot
The family of a fallen Granite Mountain Hotshot will receive full retirement benefits.
May 23, 2014
Cox To Boost Internet Speeds To Compete With Google Fiber
Cox Communications says it plans to boost internet download speeds to one gigabit per second starting in Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Omaha, Neb., later this year.
May 23, 2014
City Of Phoenix Could Bring Recycling To Businesses
The city of Phoenix says its trucks drive four million miles a year picking up trash. But during their travels, those trucks don't stop at businesses or apartment and condo buildings.
May 23, 2014
Silverman: From The First Day To The Last Day
It’s graduation season and every school from elementary school to grad school has a celebration. The graduates are ready for their next step, sometimes the parents, like Amy Silverman, are not.
May 23, 2014
Slide Fire Keeps Growing, But Crews Keeping It Away From Flagstaff
The Slide Fire has grown to 7,500 acres and is now 5 percent contained.
May 22, 2014
Veterans Describe Personal Experience At VA
President Barack Obama’s deputy chief of staff toured the Phoenix VA on Thursday as a growing scandal emerges over long wait times and cover-ups across the country.
May 22, 2014
Baseball Field Dedicated in Fallen Officers Name
A baseball field will be named in honor of a Mesa police officer killed last Monday. Sgt. Brandon Mendoza was hit by a wrong-way driver near U.S. 60 and I-10.
May 22, 2014

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