KJZZ News

Jewish Bakery Karshs Closing Comes As A Surprise
A familiar Central Phoenix landmark will close its doors for good Wednesday evening at 6 p.m.
March 26, 2014
National Geographic Filmmaker Speaks In Mesa
Taking photos and shooting video for National Geographic is starkly different from what the rest of us may try on weekends.
March 26, 2014
The Panza Monologues Goes Beyond The Physical
In Latino culture, that little extra roll of belly fat that many of us have is known as the panza.
March 26, 2014
Phoenix Police Officer Jason Schechterle Shares His Story
Thirteen years ago, Phoenix police officer Jason Schechterle's Ford Crown Victoria patrol car was rear-ended by a taxi and burst into flames.
March 26, 2014
Echo Canyon Trail Reopening Increases Popularity
The very popular Echo Canyon Trail at Camelback Mountain closed for nearly a year for upgrades and renovations.
March 26, 2014
State House Has Difficulty In Passing Budget
What is holding up the state House's passage of a budget for the next fiscal year?
March 26, 2014
Robrt Pela: Review Of Pippin
Pippin is in its final week. Theater critic Robrt Pela will not miss it.
March 26, 2014
Arizona Casinos Generated $1.8 Billion In 2012
A new report shows Indian Casinos in Arizona posted an increase in gaming revenue in 2012, even though they had fewer slot machines and table games.
March 26, 2014
Oro Valley Puppy Poisoned, Police Search For Leads
Lt. Kara Riley says the pet owner left the puppy in the back yard while she ran some errands, but came home to find someone had fed it a hot dog laced with strychnine.
March 26, 2014
Cold Front To Bring High Winds, Blowing Dust To Arizona
Hold onto your hat. Things are about to get windy in Arizona.
March 26, 2014
Senate Panel Approves Virtual Border Fence
A state Senate panel Tuesday voted to take the first steps to spending $30 million tax dollars to build a virtual fence on the border with Mexico.
March 26, 2014
Arizona House Still Discussing Budget
Another day of budget negotiations is on tap at the state capitol.
March 26, 2014
Tucson Climate Center Teaches How To Adapt To Environmental Changes
The U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization said global warming may be causing irreversible damage to the planet.
March 26, 2014
Bald Eagles Make Their Home Near Tempe Town Lake
America’s mascot is no longer an endangered species but still has special protections.
March 26, 2014
Karshs Bakery Closes
A landmark central-Phoenix kosher bakery is closing after more than 40 years in business.
March 26, 2014
Pit Bull Declared Vicious, But Will Not Be Put Down
A dog who mauled a child last month will not be put to death, though a judge did rule the animal is vicious.
March 25, 2014
High Pollution Advisory Issued For Phoenix Area
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued a high pollution advisory all day Wednesday.
March 25, 2014
Sarah Ventre
Sarah Ventre returns to her hometown of Tempe to join KJZZ after working at NPR headquarters in Washington as a producer and editor for a number of shows, desks, podcasts and the national newscast.
March 25, 2014
Phoenix Home Prices Drop Slightly From December To January
Phoenix home prices dropped slightly more than the average of the 20 biggest American cities between December of last year and January of this year.
March 25, 2014
House To Debate State Budget Again Tuesday
The Arizona House will try again Tuesday to pass a state budget.
March 25, 2014

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