KJZZ News

Lake Havasu
A battle between a federal agency and many in the community of Lake Havasu City has been raging in recent months, after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a proposal to limit recreational boating on part of the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge.
Jun. 23, 2016
A coalition, including members of the state legislature and city councils, has filed a lawsuit, challenging the constitutionality a new law that precludes cities from regulating “nonwage compensation,” which it defines as items including sick and vacation pay.
Jun. 23, 2016
South Rim of the Grand Canyon
If you plan to visit the Grand Canyon, be prepared to pack your own water. A break in the Transcanyon Pipeline and failure from a pump at Indian Garden mean areas at the South Rim are experiencing a water shortage.
Jun. 23, 2016
audit report
A financial audit released Thursday found problems with compliance and internal controls at various state agencies. The Arizona Auditor General recommended several changes to protect public monies.
Jun. 23, 2016
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing Wednesday to try to understand why tribes don’t have better access to federal rural development funds.
Jun. 23, 2016
Under new legislation, tribal courts would be able to protect child victims of domestic abuse in Indian Country.
Jun. 23, 2016
activists blocked parts of Central Avenue
Phoenix police arrested four people who blocked Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix for more than an hour in protest.
Jun. 23, 2016
Arizona Capitol building
HB 2579 is designed to block local governments from telling private employers they have to provide paid time off for their workers.
Jun. 23, 2016
There are more than 900 hundred people working the fire, which includes 26 crews and 51 engines. Pre-evacuation orders for the surrounding communities remain in effect.
Jun. 23, 2016
Mark Brnovich
Their focus will be on drugs and firearms, money laundering, human smuggling and child pornography.
Jun. 23, 2016
The charges of fraud, theft and unlawful use of food stamps against Rep. Cecilia Velasquez were announced by DES Director Tim Jeffries.
Jun. 22, 2016
sorting recycling at landfill
In 2013, the city council created a goal to divert 40 percent of trash from landfills by 2020. To meet that goal, the Public Works Department says outside help is needed. The council discussed the plan and not everyone thinks it will pay off.
Jun. 22, 2016
mountain lion
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a special-use permit Wednesday for the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Jun. 22, 2016
If you’ve lived in the Valley for a very long time, you might think these excessive heat warnings​ ​weren’t around when you were growing up. You’re​ ​right. Sort of.
Jun. 22, 2016
The U.S. Border Patrol is facing criticism for the way it administers polygraph exams on would-be hires. The agency has fielded complaints from applicants, members of Congress and the agency’s union.
Jun. 22, 2016
police car lights
Phoenix police say five homicides in Maryvale may be connected and extra investigators have been brought in to find out if there’s a link between the killings.
Jun. 22, 2016
Thrift store books
James Sallis’ novels focus on crime and they are suspenseful, but they are anything but formulaic. In his latest, Willnot, Sallis introduces Dr. Lamar Hale and other characters in a small town where the remains of several people have been found.
Jun. 22, 2016
phoenix suns logo
The NBA Draft is Thursday night and the Phoenix Suns have three first round draft picks. Will these improve the team?
Jun. 22, 2016
The bond would give Surprise $63 million for more public safety and law enforcement buildings, road improvements on Greenway and Litchfield Roads and a future recreation complex.
Jun. 22, 2016
The Granite Mountain Hotshot Memorial State Park received a significant cash infusion today. Utility company Arizona Public Service presented officials with a $229,000 donation to help them complete the project.
Jun. 22, 2016

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