KJZZ News

It’s been two years since news broke on allegations of secret waiting lists and extreme delays in care at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital. News that launched outrage across the country. In that time, we’ve seen new legislation and some staffing changes agency wide. But have conditions actually changed for the better?
Apr. 8, 2016
Tempe Town Lake's new dam
The City of Tempe is preparing to refill Tempe Town Lake starting Tuesday. With the new steel dam in place, crews are wrapping up construction and ensuring the lake infrastructure is in good shape.
Apr. 8, 2016
A judge rejected high-ranking polygamous leader Lyle Jeffs' latest request to be released from jail pending trial, making him the only defendant still behind bars among 11 people indicted on accusations of orchestrating a multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme.
Apr. 7, 2016
injection room
The federal judge overseeing a lawsuit against Arizona’s lethal injection protocol promised a quick ruling on the state’s motion to dismiss the case.
Apr. 7, 2016
bell grand closure
One family-owned restaurant on Bell Road says it saw a sharp decrease in customers after Bell Road closed at Grand Avenue on April 1.
Apr. 7, 2016
tuscon nasa water
A Tucson company will be working with NASA on a new water purification system to be used in space.
Apr. 7, 2016
google
Some Valley businesses will be getting technical help from Google.
Apr. 7, 2016
University of Arizona logo
Nearly two dozen Arizona lawmakers have signed a letter calling on Ann Weaver Hart to resign her position as University of Arizona president.
Apr. 7, 2016
local first arizona
Local First Arizona is extending its reach on Friday in Tucson as it takes part in the Southern Arizona Procurement Fair.
Apr. 7, 2016
monsoon
Violent dust storms are a common occurrence in Maricopa and Pinal counties during the height of the summer monsoon season.
Apr. 7, 2016
Danzeisen Dairy Farm
A lot of small businesses in Arizona have trouble getting a loan to get started, according to a recent study by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance.
Apr. 7, 2016
Arizona Board of Regents
The average tuition increase is 2.9 percent, down from last year’s 3.7-percent increase.
Apr. 7, 2016
clean water
With the Colorado River in its 16th year of drought, the Arizona legislature is poised to give counties more leeway in undoing certain groundwater protections.
Apr. 7, 2016
curling
The Coyotes Curling Club in Phoenix started after the 2002 Winter Olympics and is hosting its first national championship this week.
Apr. 7, 2016
mixology
Listen to the sounds of Jordan Ayan attending Mixology 101 at the Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort.
Apr. 7, 2016
javelina
Prescott officials are divided on a regulation that would ban people from feeding wildlife in the Arizona city.
Apr. 7, 2016
prototype vehicle
Google is bringing its self-driving vehicles to Phoenix to see how the SUVs perform in Arizona's sweltering summer.
Apr. 7, 2016
Topock Fire
The Topock Fire burning near Lake Havasu on the Arizona-California border is now 40 percent contained. But fire officials say it could continue to grow a couple hundred acres more before it’s fully extinguished
Apr. 7, 2016
San Xavier Mission
Cleaning crews have been working since sunrise to remove graffiti at the historic San Xavier Mission south of Tucson. Words like “rape” and the numbers “666” were discovered on the front and sides of the church.
Apr. 7, 2016
David Gowan
The Arizona House of Representatives has imposed new security policies that restrict access for journalists who refuse to submit to extensive background checks, drawing objections from news organizations that they are being stifled in trying to do their jobs.
Apr. 7, 2016

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