KJZZ News

Unmanned Drone Spotted Near Sky Harbor Airport
An unmanned drone was spotted by an airline pilot on approach to Sky Harbor Airport on Thursday morning.
Nov. 13, 2014
People Insured Last Year Through Marketplace Need To Choose Again
The second open-enrollment period for health insurance through the federal marketplace opens Saturday, November 15.
Nov. 13, 2014
Wanted: A Few Good Applicants To Join The Governor-Elect
Governor-elect Doug Ducey is looking for a few good men and women to join his new administration.
Nov. 13, 2014
St. Mary
With the holidays right around the corner, St. Mary’s Food Bank is facing a different kind of shortage: The organization needs volunteers.
Nov. 13, 2014
More Than 1 Million Lights Ready To Shine At Glendale Glitters
Christmas lights lining 16 blocks in downtown Glendale are ready to glow in the night sky.
Nov. 13, 2014
Half Of US-Mexico Border Being Patrolled With Drones
The United States government is now patrolling almost half the border with Mexico with drones alone. The drones are patrolling areas where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences.
Nov. 13, 2014
Tempe Is Only Valley City To Offer Smart911 Service
Last August, Tempe launched Smart911, making it the only city in the Valley to offer such a service. Smart911 enables residents to create a profile with key details in the event of an emergency.
Nov. 13, 2014
Environmentalists Sue Over Wolf Reintroduction
Mexican gray wolves are at the heart of a lawsuit by environmentalist groups against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Nov. 12, 2014
Islamic Center Of Tucson Harassed By Nearby Residents
Visitors at the Islamic Center of Tucson have been subject to harassment recently from high-rise residential towers near the center. Eggs, pumpkins and bottles have been thrown at the center, including at children playing basketball outside.
Nov. 12, 2014
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Named Fiesta Bowl Parade Grand Marshal
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has been named the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Fiesta Bowl parade.
Nov. 12, 2014
Valley Police Officers Transitioning From Motorcycles To Cars Due To Safety Concerns
Several East Valley police departments are taking nighttime patrol officers off motorcycles. They will transition to cars for their own safety.
Nov. 12, 2014
 More Early Ballots Discovered In Barber/McSally Congressional Race
More delays and more confusion in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District race. About 200 more early ballots have been discovered by Pima County elections workers.
Nov. 12, 2014
Phoenix Protest Will Call President Obama To Act On Immigration Reform
President Barack Obama continues to say he will take executive action to limit deportations of undocumented immigrants as part of his effort to reform the U.S. immigration system.
Nov. 12, 2014
Tucson Weekly’s Jim Nintzel Discusses Close Race In CD2
The race in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District has been so close that it hasn’t officially been called yet.
Nov. 12, 2014
National Geographic Explorers On Underwater Worlds
Underwater photographer David Doubilet and aquatic biologist and photojournalist Jennifer Hayes joined us to talk about their work around the world—including getting very close to baby harp seals and their mothers.
Nov. 12, 2014
Historian, State Lawmakers On Legacy Of Burton Barr
Since 1987, or at least over the past decade, some Arizona legislative watchers will at some point mention how much the state misses the leadership and big picture bipartisanship practiced by Burton Barr.
Nov. 12, 2014
Water Policy Expert Sandra Postel On Water Supply In The West
Through the Change the Course program and other ideas, water policy expert Sandra Postel is working to help restore water to depleted rivers and wetlands—including the Colorado river, which provides water to Arizona and six other states.
Nov. 12, 2014
Recount Possible In CD2 Race Between Barber, McSally
The 2nd Congressional District race is even closer now that nearly all ballots have been counted in Pima County. Republican Martha McSally held a lead Tuesday evening of just 133 votes over Democratic incumbent Ron Barber. A recount is possible at this point.
Nov. 12, 2014
Heavy Construction On US 89 Continues
In February of last year, a landslide knocked out a section of roadway on US 89 south of Page. Since then, the Arizona Department of Transportation has been working a solution to make sure that doesn’t happen.
Nov. 12, 2014
Judge To Consider Whether To Release Border Agent
A hearing tomorrow could determine whether a Border Patrol agent, accused in the shooting of a Mexican teen two years ago, remains confidential.
Nov. 12, 2014

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