KJZZ News

Phoenix-based Apollo Education Group says the U.S. Department of Education will start reviewing some aspects of its business next month.
July 15, 2014
Forest officials in northern Arizona are planning two public meetings on a draft environmental impact statement released by the Coconino National Forest.
July 15, 2014
A plan to temporarily house some child migrants in the Arizona town of Oracle is sparking protest plans from both sides of the immigration debate.
July 15, 2014
At the Greyhound Bus Station, where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement drop off migrants, volunteers administer supplies, transportation and temporary housing. Now they need to move their operation elsewhere.
July 15, 2014
After a two-year ban on its cattle inspectors entering Mexico at the Ojinaga-Presidio port of entry for unspecified security threats, the USDA now says the safety is not a problem.
July 15, 2014
The Women, Infants and Children food assistance program, known as WIC, is getting a makeover in Arizona thanks to a $5 million federal grant.
July 14, 2014
The Arizona Department of Revenue stopped more than $74 million in fraudulent refunds from being sent out in fiscal year 2013. That’s a $42 million increase from the year before.
July 14, 2014
The Salt River Project is reporting another dry winter runoff season. 2014 was the eighth driest winter on record in terms of snow melt for the Salt and Verde River watersheds.
July 14, 2014
The University of Arizona is joining hundreds of colleges across the nation with a campus-wide ban on tobacco.
July 14, 2014
Former Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce has been offered a job with the Maricopa County Treasurer's office.
July 14, 2014
A new study ranks Arizona's rural roads as seventh most deadly in the country. The Road Information Program, a national research group also found that rural roads in Arizona have a fatality rate at two and a half times higher than all other roads in the state.
July 14, 2014
A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man who escaped from a central Arizona jail.
July 14, 2014
President Barack Obama, seeking to keep a humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border from becoming a deeper political liability, pushed back Wednesday at critics who have cast his administration's response to the influx of unaccompanied children as slow and ineffective.
July 14, 2014
Officials said thousands of needy Arizona families who have been waiting for state child care assistance don't have to wait any longer.
July 14, 2014
Federal officials have approved funds to help against the risk of flooding in wildfire-scarred terrain in Arizona's eastern White Mountains.
July 14, 2014
The United States Bureau of Land Management said it will remove fewer wild horses and burros from the range across the West this summer because of budget constraints and overflowing holding pens.
July 14, 2014
Powerful thunderstorms hit the Tucson and Phoenix areas with strong winds and drenching rains that flooded roads, downed trees and left thousands temporarily without power.
July 14, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation says repairs to a landslide-damaged highway in the northern part of the state will begin later this month.
July 14, 2014
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating the poaching of an antelope buck that was left to waste in a field near Flagstaff. Agency officials said Arizona pronghorn are a particularly fragile species.
July 14, 2014
An international team of researchers, led by Arizona State University scientists, has taken the first step in figuring out how to mimic the process of turning sunlight into energy.
July 14, 2014

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