KJZZ News

Bill Would Permit A Memorial For Fallen Hotshots
Arizona will have a permanent memorial to remember the fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots, if a bill unanimously approved in a House Committee wins final approval.
Feb. 18, 2014
Monday Brush Fire Burns 5 Acres Near Sahuaro Lake
A brush fire near Saguaro Lake Monday may have been a preview of things to come in Arizona.
Feb. 18, 2014
Measure Would Put Cameras And Sensors Along Border, Broadcast Feed On Internet
A Senate Committee has voted to spend $30 million tax dollars to monitor the federal government’s efforts to secure the border.
Feb. 18, 2014
Maurice Sendak On Being A Kid
"I still think the same way I thought as a child. I still worry. I’m still frightened. Everything is the same. Nothing changes." Interview by Andrew Romano, 2009.
Feb. 18, 2014
Mexico City Leaders Consider Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
Mexico’s elected leaders are considering a proposal that supporters say could take away some profits for drug cartels. The Mexico City government is reviewing a measure that could legalize marijuana sales in the capital.
Feb. 17, 2014
Yarnell Memorial Gets Hearing
Even though Monday is a holiday, Arizona lawmakers will be working at the state legislature.
Feb. 17, 2014
Weekend Sees Record-Breaking Temperatures
Saturday’s high of 86-degrees broke the previous record of 83 degrees set in 1977.
Feb. 17, 2014
1,000 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized, 2 Arrested
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said it seized nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana from suspected drug smugglers.
Feb. 17, 2014
McCain: A Deal Must Be Reached To Stop Atrocities In Syria
The second round of peace talks aimed at ending the Syrian civil war appears to be stalling.
Feb. 17, 2014
New Federal Guidelines Help Banks Deal With Marijuana Businesses
Attorneys for some of the state's medical marijuana dispensaries hope some new federal guidelines finally give their clients a chance to put their money in the bank.
Feb. 17, 2014
Lawmakers Hope Electricity Tax Break Will Boost Manufacturing
During her time as the state’s chief executive, Gov. Jan Brewer has pushed for policies she thinks will make Arizona more business-friendly. One of her proposals currently moving through the legislature would get rid of a tax that brings in millions of dollars to the state.
Feb. 17, 2014
Slowing Market
The housing market in the Phoenix area is officially cooling down. Home prices are still high, but demand is not.
Feb. 17, 2014
Did You Know: It Took Arizona 49 Years To Become A State
More than 100 years ago, Arizona became the last of the contiguous U.S. states to be signed into statehood, but it did not happen so easily Arizona had a bumpy road to statehood.
Feb. 14, 2014
Many Arizona Voters Want Public Lands Protected
Voters in Arizona and the Rocky Mountain West want their public lands protected and say the positions of candidates on conservation and land use could decide who gets their vote in the November elections.
Feb. 14, 2014
House Committee Votes On Drug Access
Some chance is better than none. That is the theory behind a House Committee’s vote Thursday to allow terminally ill patients to get drugs that have yet to be approved for use.
Feb. 14, 2014
House Approves Bill Against Laser Pointing
The Arizona House on Thursday gave its approval to getting tough on people who point lasers at an aircraft, whether it is civilian or law enforcement.
Feb. 14, 2014
New Website Will Let Registered Voters Weigh In
Arizona voters will soon have a new way to impact legislation at the state Capitol.
Feb. 14, 2014
Beware Of Speed Trap
If you are heading to Las Vegas for the holiday weekend, you will want to keep an eye on your speed.
Feb. 14, 2014
Going Behind The Scenes At The Arabian Horse Show
It is showtime for the annual Arabian Horse Show in Scottsdale.
Feb. 14, 2014
Robrt Pela: A Journey Through
The Volunteer Nonprofit Service Association Book Sale is this weekend in Phoenix. One volunteer that helped make it possible is commentator Robrt Pela.
Feb. 14, 2014

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