KJZZ News

Issues And Answers Forum: Whose Vote Is It Anyway?
The O'Connor House and KJZZ presented a panel discussion at the Arizona Historical Society’s Steele Auditorium on June 3.
Jun. 4, 2014
Group Wants Bisbee Bag Ban Put To A Vote
In April, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. But it wasn't without opposition.
Jun. 4, 2014
Pot Stashed In Fake Federal Truck
U.S. Border Patrol agents seized more than 3,200 pounds of pot near Douglas on Monday. The drugs were stashed in a truck designed to look like a U.S. Fish and Wildlife vehicle.
Jun. 4, 2014
Avondale City Council Appoints New Mayor
Avondale has a new mayor – Kenneth Weise assumes the job, to finish out the term of his predecessor.
Jun. 4, 2014
Memorial Service For Slain Musician Sells Out
A public memorial service is scheduled Tuesday evening for a Phoenix-born banda musician who was gunned down in Mexico last week. Singer Tito Torbellino was among several people murdered in the Mexican state of Sonora in recent days.
Jun. 3, 2014
Appeals Court Blocks Arizona Abortion Law
A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that an Arizona abortion law must remain on hold while it is litigated. The law would have restricted access to medication abortions.
Jun. 3, 2014
Maricopa County To Appoint New Supervisor Wednesday
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will be appointing a new member Wednesday.
Jun. 3, 2014
Flake, McCain Introduce VA Reform Bill
Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced legislation they said will reduce wait times for Veteran’s Administration health care patients.
Jun. 3, 2014
Escaped Inmate Who Murdered Couple Sentenced
An inmate who escaped an Arizona prison and murdered a couple from Oklahoma was sentenced to prison Tuesday. Two of his accomplices were also sentenced this week.
Jun. 3, 2014
Tucson Streetcar Line To Be Launched July 25
Passenger service is scheduled to begin July 25 for the new streetcar line in Tucson.
Jun. 3, 2014
Dog Dies After Being Left In Hot Car In Phoenix
Police in Phoenix say they're investigating a case of animal cruelty involving the death of a dog.
Jun. 3, 2014
Horne Denies Allegations Of Campaign Violations
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has fired back at a former employee who’s claimed Horne has staffers working for his reelection campaign on state time.
Jun. 3, 2014
Court Of Appeals Approves County
Former Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox has won an appeal over a nearly $1 million settlement in her lawsuit against the county.
Jun. 3, 2014
Arizona Schools Going Solar To Generate Energy, Revenue
The Tucson Unified School District is installing solar panels at more than 40 of its campuses. That’s the biggest solar project for any school district in the country.
Jun. 3, 2014
After 40 Years, Maricopa County In Compliance With Clean Air Act
The Valley’s air quality has improved over the last several years. On Friday the EPA approved a long-awaited clean air plan for Maricopa County.
Jun. 2, 2014
Brewer Questions Obama Over Migrants Released In Arizona
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is questioning the federal government for dropping off migrants at Arizona Greyhound bus stations after they were caught in Texas. Brewer has written to President Barack Obama asking for answers.
Jun. 2, 2014
Excessive Heat Harms Some, Helps Others
An excessive heat warning is in effect for Phoenix through Thursday. Temperatures could get as high as 111 degrees. Increased temperatures can be especially harmful for pets, children and the elderly. These temperatures can also wreak havoc on home and car air conditioners, which means big business for repair technicians.
Jun. 2, 2014
Obama Administration Addresses Influx Of Child Migrants
The Obama administration announced a plan Monday to address the growing number of Central American children and teenagers crossing the U.S. border alone.
Jun. 2, 2014
Impacts Of New EPA Carbon Regulations Still Uncertain In Arizona
Arizona’s coal fired power plants could be required to significantly cut their carbon emissions. The reductions are part of a nationwide initiative to curb carbon pollution.
Jun. 2, 2014
ASU Receives Six Rare Andy Warhol Prints
A collection of rare art works by Andy Warhol has been donated to ASU. The pop superstar never intended for the prints to be shared with the public.
Jun. 2, 2014

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