KJZZ News

Tesla Secures Permits For $15M In New Construction Near Reno
Tesla Motors has secured approval to do more than $15 million of new construction at the industrial park east of Reno where it's building its $5 billion gigafactory.
June 9, 2015
Ducey: California, Feds Should Stay Away From Arizonas Water
Gov. Doug Ducey said Arizona needs to be wary and defend its water supplies as the historic drought on the Colorado River continues.
June 9, 2015
Arizona Sues To Require Feds To Write New Mexican Gray Wolf Plan
The lawsuit filed Monday is aimed at forcing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to publish a plan that includes guidelines for when the wolves can be removed from the endangered species list.
June 9, 2015
Officials: Douglas Teen Had Pot In Bike Tires
Customs officials in the border town of Douglas arrested a 17-year-old boy after finding his bicycle's tires stuffed with more than three pounds of marijuana.
June 9, 2015
Ecologists: More Fire Could Benefit The Forest
This year’s spring rains and snow have eased New Mexico’s drought and made it less likely that we’ll see huge, damaging wildfires this season. But in the big picture, fire ecologists say it’s not a matter of if there will be fire, it’s when. They're trying to use flames now to protect watersheds for years to come.
June 9, 2015
Arizona Diamondbacks Select Shortstop Dansby Swanson With No. 1 Pick
The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Vanderbilt slugger Dansby Swanson with the No. 1 pick Monday night, setting off a history-making run at the position.
June 9, 2015
3 Suspected Pipe Bombs Found In Lake Mohave
The National Park Service said a visitor spotted suspicious pipes underwater on Sunday afternoon south of Katherine Landing on the Arizona side of the lake.
June 9, 2015
Scottsdale-Based Phoenician Resort Sold For $400 Million
In a $400 million deal, Maryland-based Host Hotels and Resorts has acquired the Phoenician, which was built in 1988. The 643-room resort is set on 300 acres at the base of Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale.
June 9, 2015
Grand Canyon Squirrels Getting Checked For Plague
Plague is rare in Arizona, but can be deadly. So, Grand Canyon National Park has partnered with Coconino County to monitor for the disease.
June 9, 2015
Melanoma Rates Increasing Among Arizona Caucasians
Melanoma rates have doubled across the nation in the past three decades, according to the Center for Disease Control.
June 9, 2015
Pima County Sues Over New Arizona Property Tax Law
Pima County is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to excuse it from a new state law that would cost it millions of dollars.
June 8, 2015
Tucson Audubon Society Concerned About Housing Developments Environmental Impact
The Tucson Audubon Society is trying to slow down a large-scale housing development planned near a small town in Southern Arizona.
June 8, 2015
New Mexico Fire Department Can
San Juan County volunteer firefighters respond to about 2,000 calls a year on the Navajo Nation. And they’ve done it for more than two decades. But the New Mexico county fire department said it can no longer afford to provide emergency services to the eastern portion of the Navajo Nation.
June 8, 2015
Mesa Ranked As Having One Of The Best Vehicle Fleets In The Country
Managing vehicle fleets for local governments can be costly. But one Valley city has found a way to reduce that cost. Mesa is ranked one of the best managed fleets in the country.
June 8, 2015
Maricopa County Officials Report Increase In Mosquito Complaints
Valley residents have been dealing with more mosquitoes this year. County officials say complaints are around double years past.
June 8, 2015
Tatyana Garcia
Tatyana Garcia joined KJZZ in May 2015 as a news intern.
June 8, 2015
Find Out What Happened This Week In Arizona History
More than 20 years ago this week, the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at America West Arena in Phoenix to capture their third straight championship. Find out what else happened this week in Arizona history.
June 8, 2015
Judge Postpones Proceedings In Yarnell Hill Fire Wrongful Death Case
A dozen of the Granite Mountain Hotshots' families sued Arizona public agencies last year, seeking a definitive answer on what caused the deaths of 19 members of the crew.
June 8, 2015
Police Look Into Video Of Boy Driving On Phoenix Streets
Phoenix police are looking into a video that shows a boy driving a car with an adult in the passenger seat.
June 8, 2015
Pac-12 Teams To Use Injury Spotter During Football Games
The Pac-12 teams will use injury spotters during football games that will monitor teams with video technology and communicate with coaches and medical personnel.
June 8, 2015

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