KJZZ News

Drought in the southwestern United States will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.
July 09, 2014
A minor earthquake has struck near the Arizona-New Mexico border.
July 09, 2014
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is facing another investigation into charges he violated state election laws.
July 09, 2014
The Tucson City Council has unanimously approved a memorial resolution regarding thousands of migrant children from Central America being held at shelters in Arizona.
July 09, 2014
John Weynand was dressed for work – in his wetsuit – and driving a golf cart around his “office” for the day.
July 09, 2014
Witnesses told a Congressional hearing Tuesday about demotions, transfers and other forms of retaliation at Veterans Administration hospitals across the country.
July 08, 2014
Over the last few days rain has fallen on the Slide Fire burn area in Oak Creek Canyon and caused mudslides. So far no one has been hurt and no buildings destroyed, but many who live in the canyon are on edge.
July 08, 2014
More unmarried women are having children according to a United States census report. In Arizona, more than 30 percent of women who had a baby in 2012 were in poverty.
July 08, 2014
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is suing the state’s campaign finance commission in an effort to block its investigation into charges his employees used state time to work on Horne’s re-election.
July 08, 2014
The Coconino and Kaibab National Forests in northern Arizona lifted all fire restrictions at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
July 08, 2014
A federal appeals court has ordered the state of Arizona to begin issuing driver’s licenses to those in the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhoods Arrivals program.
July 08, 2014
A monsoon storm dropped nearly two inches of rain on parts of Tucson on Monday, causing scattered power outages and flooding some city streets.
July 08, 2014
Federal regulators said Monday that they've approved a $3.25 million settlement with an Arizona utility over a 2011 blackout that left millions of people without power in California, Arizona and Mexico.
July 08, 2014
The National Park Service created a national landmark Tuesday to commemorate a 1956 collision between two airliners over the Grand Canyon, a disaster that helped lead to major changes in aviation safety and creation of what is now the Federal Aviation Administration.
July 08, 2014
Independent federal investigators are looking into whether supervisors at the Department of Veterns Affairs retaliated against employees who filed dozens of whistle-blower complaints.
July 08, 2014
President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied children at the southern border, but for now he won't seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly.
July 08, 2014
Lawyers for Arizona and a group of gay and lesbian couples who sued the state over its ban on same-sex marriage want a judge to decide the case without holding a full trial.
July 08, 2014
Two young friends in far West Texas depart on a river trip with their fathers and two older brothers. They return having learned about themselves and their environment after a flash flood and a walk across the three desert canyons.
July 08, 2014
The Flagstaff City Council will decide Tuesday whether to add an additional layer of protection to land surrounding Walnut Canyon National Monument.
July 08, 2014
United Airlines is outsourcing more than 600 jobs at 12 airports around the country to cut costs while adding jobs at other airports.
July 08, 2014

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