KJZZ News

Federal environmental regulators are recommending against a permit under the Clean Water Act for a huge copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.
November 22, 2013
Air Force, Army, Marines and the National Guard. These are the branches of the military stationed in Arizona, and there is one more.
November 22, 2013
A proposal to give a university tuition discount to some immigrant students in the United States illegally has been rejected by the Arizona Board of Regents. The board nixed a proposal from Regent Dennis DeConcini, with other regents saying it would not survive a legal challenge.
November 22, 2013
There’s one area of education that is always ripe for controversy in Arizona, and that’s how to teach English Language Learners. Each state varies tremendously in how it handles these students, but that can be a problem as states move toward more common standards.
November 22, 2013
“President Kennedy died at 1 p.m. central standard time, 2 o’clock eastern standard time, some 38 minutes ago.”
November 22, 2013
Arizona’s unemployment rate ticked down a bit in October to 8.2 percent.
November 22, 2013
The Department of Transportation says it’s ready for the winter storm that’s expected to bring rain and snow to most of the state the next few days.
November 22, 2013
Members of a legislative oversight panel and Governor Brewer are searching for answers this morning, about how 6,000 child abuse complaints since 2009 were shelved without ever being investigated.
November 22, 2013
Arizona’s Child Protective Services agency revealed Thursday that 6,000 allegations of child abuse or neglect since 2009 were wrongly classified and not investigated.
November 21, 2013
Visitors to Arizona’s national forests will no longer need to carry giant paper maps. The Forest Service created a smart phone app to help visitors navigate through the forest.
November 21, 2013
The vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe has been elected its new chairman.
November 21, 2013
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has introduced a bill aimed at keeping national parks and other public land open during future government shutdowns.
November 21, 2013
Clean, drain, dry. That is the mantra Game and Fish is trying to instill in boaters who visit quagga-invested waters.
November 20, 2013
A joint legislative committee held a hearing on Wednesday to investigate the licensing practices of the Arizona Medical Board. A state ombudsman’s report on the board found the board was not following state regulations for licensing physicians.
November 20, 2013
January 8, 2011. The shootings by Jared Loughner at a Tucson Safeway destroyed a number of lives and transformed countless others. The incident has left former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords still working on therapy to overcome the brain injury she suffered.
November 20, 2013
The Arizona Board of Regents has released its budget requests, the money it will ask state lawmakers and the governor to allocate to universities in the 2015 fiscal year.
November 20, 2013
On Sunday, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel published an in-depth report on how states are doing with the requirement to draw a bit of blood from newborns and have the blood tested for a number of possible conditions or disorders within 24 to 72 hours. According to the data, Maryvale Hospital in Phoenix had the worst record last year.
November 20, 2013
The so-called “stand your ground” law is in effect in 22 states including Arizona. According to the National Council of State Legislatures, at least nine of those states use specific language that a person may “stand his or her ground” in response to a suspected attacker.
November 20, 2013
The future management of the government’s Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program is the focus of a hearing on Wednesday in Albuquerque.
November 20, 2013
Border Patrol seized a record amount of marijuana on Monday. More than 20,000 pounds of pot were discovered at a port of entry near Nogales.
November 19, 2013

Pages