KJZZ News

Work Begins On Allocating Child Safety Funds
Arizona lawmakers have begun a special session to create and fund the new Department of Child Safety, to replace Child Protective Services.
May. 28, 2014
Fish Pedicure Case Could Go To State Supreme Court
The Arizona Supreme Court will apparently decide whether fish pedicures will be legal in the state.
May. 28, 2014
Man Shot After Charging Police With Screwdrivers, Saw
Phoenix police are investigating an officer-involved shooting after a man with a screwdriver and a saw threatened people on the city’s west side.
May. 28, 2014
Slide Fire Hurts Business Sales
The Slide Fire is not just threatening homes in northern Arizona. Businesses in the Sedona-Oak Creek area say their Memorial Day sales have gone up in smoke.
May. 28, 2014
RV Fire Burns 25 Acres Along SR 87
A quick-moving brush fire on the Tonto National Forest charred about 25 acres Tuesday along State Route 87.
May. 28, 2014
SunZia Transmission Line Compromise Can Be Reached
The U.S. Department of Defense has announced that security concerns about a proposed transmission line between Arizona and New Mexico can be resolved.
May. 28, 2014
Conditions May Improve For Undocumented Workers Under New Agreement
Undocumented workers in Arizona can file federal complaints against their employers under a new agreement unveiled Tuesday by the Obama administration. It allows them to complain about an unsafe workplace without fear of deportation.
May. 27, 2014
Avondale Mayor Resigns To Run For County Board Of Supervisors
Avondale Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers has resigned her position, in order to run for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.
May. 27, 2014
Supreme Court Rules On IQ Cutoff For Death Row Inmates
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday it’s unconstitutional to draw a definite line on mental disability in death penalty cases.
May. 27, 2014
Vigil, Memorial Planned For Fallen Salt River Officer
A memorial service is scheduled Friday for a Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community police officer who was shot to death during a traffic stop over the weekend.
May. 27, 2014
Cochise County Sheriff
The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is leasing its first-ever helicopter.
May. 27, 2014
Man Who Jumped From Cliff At Apache Lake Dies
A Star Valley man died Sunday after he jumped into the water from a 100-foot cliff at Apache Lake east of Phoenix.
May. 27, 2014
Slide Fire: Flagstaff Pre-Evacuation Notice Lifted Monday
A week after it sparked, the Slide Fire has burned 18,500 acres in northern Arizona and is now 35 percent contained.
May. 27, 2014
Lawmakers Begin Special Session Tuesday
Arizona lawmakers will be back at the Capitol on Tuesday afternoon to work on creating and funding a new Department of Child Safety.
May. 27, 2014
Paradise Valley Schools Increase Revenue Through Summer Programs
School districts often find themselves applying for grants, appealing to government, even having bake-sales to generate revenue. Usually that tapers off this time of year, but one Arizona school district has found a different way to make money, summer programs.
May. 27, 2014
MCSO Deputy
The criminal investigation into the bizarre activities of a dead Maricopa County sheriff’s deputy may have an impact on other criminal cases.
May. 27, 2014
Study Finds Trafficking Victims In Juvenile Court System
Researchers are releasing a study Tuesday, outlining evidence of 161 sex trafficking victims in Arizona’s juvenile justice system.
May. 27, 2014
Conservation Group Tests Forest Thinning Computer Program
A conservation group in Arizona is developing a computer program to make forest-thinning efforts more efficient and cost effective. It’s being tested on private land near Flagstaff.
May. 26, 2014
West Phoenix Neighborhood Raises 95 American Flags For Memorial Day
In honor of Memorial Day, a neighborhood association near Peoria has placed 95 full-size American flags in front of their member’s homes. This is the first time the organization has done so.
May. 26, 2014
Slide Fire Continues To Grow, 25 Percent Contained
The Slide Fire in Northern Arizona is continuing to grow.
May. 26, 2014

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