KJZZ News

FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Aircraft Over US Cities
The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned.
June 2, 2015
SRP: Energy Use Down In May Thanks To Cooler Arizona Weather
This May was the second wettest recorded in Arizona history. Salt River Project customers found the rainy weather and cooler than normal May meant some savings.
June 2, 2015
Last Day To Comment On Tusayan Road To Development Is June 2
Tusayan, the tiny town just south of the Grand Canyon, has requested road and utility easements that would literally pave the way to a controversial development. June 2 is the last day for public comments.
June 2, 2015
Tucson Police Officers Investigated In Prostitution Ring
Several Tucson police officers are under investigation for possible involvement in a prostitution ring that police broke up in January, Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor confirmed Monday.
June 2, 2015
Navajo Band Sihasin Helps Native Youth
Siblings Clayson, Jeneda and Klee Benally grew up on Black Mesa — the center of a political land dispute between a coal mining company and the Navajo and Hopi tribes. They couldn’t ignore what they saw as oppression and abuse of power.
June 2, 2015
Man Convicted In 1989 Stabbing Death Of Phoenix Woman
A man accused of fatally stabbing a Phoenix woman nearly 26 years ago has been convicted of first-degree murder.
June 2, 2015
Obama Administration Approves First Waiver For Tribal School
The Obama administration for the first time on Monday granted an Indian tribe's school flexibility from some of the requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law.
June 2, 2015
Budget Omission Could Slam Some Arizona School Districts
School officials say an apparent oversight in the budget approved earlier this year could require a few districts to pay back millions of dollars to the state for past funding received for district-sponsored charter schools.
June 2, 2015
New Nevada Solar Projects Output To Rival Nearby Plant
Three solar projects proposed on federal land northeast of Las Vegas have been approved with output projections rivaling what has been expected from one of the world's largest solar power plants nearby.
June 2, 2015
Paddock Pools License Temporarily Suspended By Arizona ROC
A well-known Valley pool company has been temporarily shut down. The Arizona Registrar of Contractors suspended Paddock Pools's license Friday.
June 1, 2015
Phoenix Suing FAA Over Sky Harbor Airport Flight Paths
The FAA changed routes last September as part of a nationwide update. Those changes have caused significant noise complaints in central phoenix.
June 1, 2015
Phoenix Shelter Opens For Children In Need Of Short-Term Foster Care
A new center for children removed from their home by the state opened in Phoenix Monday. The 30-bed building is meant to be a temporary sanctuary for children 10 and under until they can be placed foster care.
June 1, 2015
Arizona Car Crash Fatalities Down In 2014
The number of deaths on Arizona highways dropped in 2014, according to a study released Monday by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
June 1, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 1: The First 48 Hours Were Horrible
Tent City in Phoenix is one of the state's most notorious jails. It's also known for being a place that those convicted of DUIs serve time. KJZZ gave an audio recorder to former inmate who goes by Alex, who described her experiences there.
June 1, 2015
US Supreme Court Rejects Appeal To Reinstate Arizonas Prop 100
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that a state law that denying bail to some undocumented defendants is unconstitutional.
June 1, 2015
Phoenix Rain Sets Records With Second Wettest May
The National Weather Service reports that Phoenix last month recorded 1.17 inches of precipitation, compared with just .11 inch normally for May.
June 1, 2015
Paris Auction Of Hopi Artifacts Opens Despite US Criticism
A Paris auction house is starting a sale of about a dozen Hopi artifacts that tribal leaders and U.S. government officials have sought to prevent. They argue the objects are sacred.
June 1, 2015
Registrar Of Contractors Closing Offices In Several Arizona Cities
The state agency that oversees builders in Arizona is retrenching. The Registrar of Contractors has announced that it is closing offices in several outlying parts of the state.
June 1, 2015
Scottsdale Police: Chris Gatling Arrested In Online Credit Card Scam
A former NBA All-Star has been arrested in Scottsdale on allegations he ran a massive online fraud scheme using credit cards of people from across the country.
June 1, 2015
Hiking Safety Pilot Project Launched At Humphreys Peak In Arizona
Hikers hoping to summit Humphrey's Peak in Northern Arizona this summer will be seeing a new group of volunteers at the trailhead. It's part of a pilot project the Forest Service is trying to reduce the number of search and rescues needed on the trail.
June 1, 2015

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