KJZZ News

West Phoenix Neighborhood Raises 95 American Flags For Memorial Day
In honor of Memorial Day, a neighborhood association near Peoria has placed 95 full-size American flags in front of their member’s homes. This is the first time the organization has done so.
May 26, 2014
Slide Fire Continues To Grow, 25 Percent Contained
The Slide Fire in Northern Arizona is continuing to grow.
May 26, 2014
Handshakes More Dangerous Than Smoking? Not So Fast
The Arizona Department of Health Services is not so sure a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association is correct.
May 26, 2014
U of A Cuts Nonresident Law School Tuition By 30 Percent
The University of Arizona is taking steps to become more competitive for students in the face of lagging demand for traditional law degrees.
May 26, 2014
Arizona Hospitals Cope With Drug Shortages
Drugs commonly used in the emergency room and intensive care unit are in short supply. This is causing problems for doctors and pharmacists trying to treat patients in Arizona.
May 26, 2014
Arizona BLM Receives Funding For Employment, Mentoring Programs
The Bureau of Land Management in Arizona received more than half a million dollars in federal grant money to support employment and mentoring programs for inner-city youth.
May 26, 2014
Helping Kids Avoid Summer Brain Drain
It's known in education circles as the Summer Brain Drain, or the Summer Slide.
May 26, 2014
US Secretary of Interior Visits New National Monument
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell kicked off her Memorial Day weekend in southern New Mexico with a visit to the country's newest national monument.
May 26, 2014
Red Cross: More Than Half Of All Americans Can
Arizona drowning deaths are on the rise. A new water safety survey from the American Red Cross shows more than half of all Americans cannot swim and only 56% of self-described swimmers can perform five basic swim safety skills.
May 25, 2014
Benefits Decision Could Help Other Survivors Of Granite Mountain Hotshots
An attorney for the widow of the one of the men who died fighting the Yarnell Hill fire says a decision granting her family death benefits could affect other survivors.
May 24, 2014
Prepared Lodge Owner Saved Historic Property From Slide Fire
Fire crews and a few volunteers from the community have kept flames from the Slide Fire from reaching 300 structures in Northern Arizona’s Oak Creek Canyon. But residents and businesses are still reeling from the impact of the blaze.
May 23, 2014
Officials To Look At Rosemont Copper Mine
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reconsidering its stance on the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine in southern Arizona. The agency will be taking a closer look at the mine’s impact on endangered species.
May 23, 2014
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
Every so often, you hear something that just makes you feel old.
May 23, 2014
When You
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
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

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