KJZZ News

Store owners in Nogales and Douglas blame the weak peso and long border crossing lines from Mexico to the U.S. for the lull in spending this holiday spending.
December 24, 2014
Officials will temporarily close a natural sandstone arch near the Arizona-Utah border that draws 90,000 visitors a year.
December 24, 2014
A judge has ruled that the Department of Veterans Affairs was justified in firing the former director of its Phoenix office.
December 24, 2014
When a federal appeals court forced Arizona to stop denying licenses to some young immigrants, it was the latest in a series of legal losses related to the state's immigration policies.
December 24, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal involving how Arizona redraws its political boundaries. The justices will hear arguments in the appeal on March 2.
December 23, 2014
The lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood may be coming to an end.
December 23, 2014
Decorating your home with Christmas lights is a holiday tradition for many. But dealing with burned-out bulbs and tangled wires is a hassle.
December 23, 2014
Authorities say the majority of Central American immigrants held at a rural New Mexico detention center over the past six months have been released. The facility in Artesia closed last week.
December 23, 2014
The average person in the United States uses 100 gallons of water a day. On much of the Navajo Nation, a person uses seven.
December 23, 2014
The aerospace company Lockheed Martin has almost completely closed its facility in Goodyear. About 600 workers are affected but Goodyear city officials see the shutdown as an opportunity to grow the local economy.
December 23, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation has updated its list of vehicles eligible for the “Clean Air Blue Skies” license plates. While some vehicles have been added, many common ones have been removed.
December 23, 2014
A Valley movie theater will be showing “The Interview” starting on Christmas Day.
December 23, 2014
Some young immigrants in Arizona who qualify for the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program are celebrating the fact that they can now apply for driver’s licenses. But other groups of immigrants who used to qualify for licenses are being left out.
December 23, 2014
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is dropping animal cruelty charges against all four defendants charged with the deaths of more than 20 dogs at the Green Acre Dog Boarding facility.
December 22, 2014
The Arizona Department of Corrections has decided to change the drugs used in lethal injections following a controversial execution earlier this year.
December 22, 2014
Mental and physical health go hand in hand, so the Arizona Department of Health Services had decided to change the way it treats both.
December 22, 2014
A wild black bear is still on the loose in the East Valley after evading wildlife officials and police early Monday morning.
December 22, 2014
The federal government is taking the position that transgender individuals are legally protected from employment discrimination.
December 22, 2014
Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division offices began processing driver’s licenses for some young immigrants for the first time Monday. The change is the result of a two-year legal battle that may not be over yet.
December 22, 2014
Phoenix First Transit is ready to offer a new contract proposal to union members and a bus company that services 14 routes in the city.
December 22, 2014

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