KJZZ News

Two of the Southwest's largest coal-fired power plants straddle the San Juan River in northwestern New Mexico, one within clear view of the other.
June 04, 2014
A body found near the top of a Phoenix mountain has been identified as a 23-year-old Seattle man who went missing after going on a weekend hike.
June 04, 2014
Attorney General Tom Horne is warning Arizona residents to be cautious of telephone scam artists posing as IRS employees.
June 04, 2014
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors selected a new member Wednesday morning.
June 04, 2014
Police are searching for a gold nugget stolen from a museum at the University of Arizona. The chunk is worth $30,000.
June 04, 2014
The O'Connor House and KJZZ presented a panel discussion at the Arizona Historical Society’s Steele Auditorium on June 3.
June 04, 2014
In April, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. But it wasn't without opposition.
June 04, 2014
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.
June 04, 2014
Avondale has a new mayor – Kenneth Weise assumes the job, to finish out the term of his predecessor.
June 04, 2014
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.
June 03, 2014
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will be appointing a new member Wednesday.
June 03, 2014
Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced legislation they said will reduce wait times for Veteran’s Administration health care patients.
June 03, 2014
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.
June 03, 2014
Passenger service is scheduled to begin July 25 for the new streetcar line in Tucson.
June 03, 2014
Police in Phoenix say they're investigating a case of animal cruelty involving the death of a dog.
June 03, 2014
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.
June 03, 2014
Former Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox has won an appeal over a nearly $1 million settlement in her lawsuit against the county.
June 03, 2014
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.
June 03, 2014
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.
June 02, 2014
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.
June 02, 2014

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