KJZZ News

Arizona’s water chief wants California to take on more of the burden of drought on the Colorado River.
June 02, 2015
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 one woman -- who goes by Alex -- who served a sentence there for her second DUI, a "super extreme" DUI.
June 02, 2015
Seven Valley cities are moving forward with a special mid-decade census. This federal count is used to update how much state money each city gets. This may be the last time it’s necessary.
June 02, 2015
Workers have finished sealing off storage bunkers affected by a radiation leak at the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico.
June 02, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and four members of his staff will not face a second round of civil contempt of court hearings later this month as originally planned. The judge has postponed the June hearing due to the sheriff’s motion asking the judge to recuse himself from the case.
June 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
A man accused of fatally stabbing a Phoenix woman nearly 26 years ago has been convicted of first-degree murder.
June 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
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 02, 2015
A well-known Valley pool company has been temporarily shut down. The Arizona Registrar of Contractors suspended Paddock Pools's license Friday.
June 01, 2015
The FAA changed routes last September as part of a nationwide update. Those changes have caused significant noise complaints in central phoenix.
June 01, 2015
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 01, 2015
The number of deaths on Arizona highways dropped in 2014, according to a study released Monday by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
June 01, 2015
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 one woman who described her experiences there.
June 01, 2015
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 01, 2015

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