KJZZ News

Many of the 10,000 veterans who live on the Navajo Nation must put up with substandard housing.
December 27, 2013
In recent weeks, fighting in South Sudan has caused more than 50,000 people to seek protection at United Nations peacekeeping bases there. The violence in this fledgling nation worries south Sudanese living in the U.S. with family still in the country.
December 27, 2013
During the winter holiday season, DUI prevention becomes a top priority for law enforcement. Over the past several years, Arizona has put into place increasingly severe punishments for drunken driving.
December 27, 2013
Towns and cities in New Mexico are expecting a tourism bump from same-sex couples who can now get marriage licenses in the state, after a ruling from the New Mexico Supreme Court earlier this month.
December 26, 2013
The Arizona U.S. Attorney’s office said Rural-Metro Corporation has agreed to pay nearly $3 million dollars in a settlement it reached with the federal government.
December 26, 2013
American Indian religions are uniquely tied to the land. For many there is no separation between spirit and nature. But as industries like mining or tourism push farther and farther into undeveloped areas, they can run into conflicts with tribes, who sometimes see their sacred land as more valuable than economic development.
December 26, 2013
PHOENIX – Valley Fever is caused by a fungus that is found in the soil in the Southwest. Symptoms can be flu-like, and some cases progress to chronic pneumonia.
December 26, 2013
Arizona could once again become home to the black-footed ferret, an animal that once roamed the state.
December 25, 2013
Leisure activities on a couple of stretches of Phoenix canal banks will be on hold as 2014 gets underway.
December 25, 2013
This week's special holiday version of "KJZZ's Here and Now" features some of the best and more interesting interviews of the year. It's truly a gift of Christmas.
December 25, 2013
Just about every politician with a stake in San Diego’s border region met Monday on the bridge overlooking the construction at San Ysidro Port of Entry to ask Congress to earmark funds to complete the project.
December 25, 2013
For many, tamales are as big of part of Christmas as eggnog, caroling and fruitcake. And it’s not just the consumption of the corn-husked morsels but the family endeavor to make them.
December 25, 2013
Christmas is about tradition. And for many families across the Southwest a Christmas tradition is making tamales, but this culinary custom has a steep learning curve. At the San Antonio La Gran Tamalada, there are those willing to teach.
December 25, 2013
This time of year can be difficult to get through if you have lost someone you love, gotten divorced or lost a job.
December 24, 2013
'Those Lowdown Blues' - Christmas 2013
December 24, 2013
Gas prices in Arizona are basically the same this week as last, even as the national average rose more than three cents.
December 24, 2013
Most of the tents that housed deportees in Tijuana’s Plaza Constitución are gone. Since last week, buses have been transporting former residents of this camp for deported migrants to a temporary shelter in Tecate, about 40 minutes east.
December 24, 2013
Members of the Navajo Nation Council have tabled a proposal that would allow disputes over a coal mine to be settled in state, rather than tribal courts.
December 24, 2013
"I can remember trying to impress my dad with my sense of humor. Sometimes succeeding, sometimes failing." Interview by Jane Borden, 2008.
December 24, 2013
All along the U.S.-Mexico border, tens of thousands of Mexicans are returning home for Christmas as they do every year. At the crossing that links Presidio, Texas, with Ojinaga, Mexico, in far West Texas, security checks by U.S. agents are taking place before the drivers cross into Mexico.
December 24, 2013

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