KJZZ News

Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Even with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio as a lame duck, his office is still on the hook to reach compliance with a judge’s orders in a long-standing racial-profiling case.
Nov. 23, 2016
student in classroom
Education Secretary John B. King Jr. released a letter Tuesday asking governors and school leaders across the country to end corporal punishment. The practice is legal in more than a dozen states including Arizona.
Nov. 23, 2016
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico regulators have received a formal proposal from the U.S. Department of Energy to close part of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository due to safety and contamination concerns.
Nov. 23, 2016
U.S. Border Patrol tent facility
The United States Border Patrol has erected a temporary facility to manage the detention of several hundred people after a recent surge of migration in the El Paso region.
Nov. 23, 2016
movie theater
Christmas traditionally seems to be the holiday when families are more likely to go to the movies and catch a new film, or search Netflix, or just load up the DVD player with an old favorite. But what about Thanksgiving?
Nov. 23, 2016
Tim Jeffries
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has let go Department of Economic Security Director Tim Jeffries after a series of controversies, including mass firings, questionable emails and accusations that he hosted a party with alcohol for workers who gave up civil service protections.
Nov. 23, 2016
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is in the process of undergoing dramatic changes.
Nov. 23, 2016
East Valley apartment construction
In the post-Great Recession years, there’s been a renewed push to have Arizona diversify its economy and not rely so much on growth, housing and construction to drive it forward.
Nov. 23, 2016
Election Day was a mixed bag for Arizona Democrats. Members of Congress were re-elected, some gains were made in the Legislature, and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was defeated.
Nov. 23, 2016
light rail
Valley Metro has a new permanent CEO, and it’s the former interim CEO Scott Smith.
Nov. 23, 2016
solar panel
As Arizona regulators prepare to make some key decisions in the coming months, local faith leaders are calling on Arizona’s regulators to preserve pro-solar policies.
Nov. 23, 2016
The Arizona Supreme Court says an airline is entitled to recover only hundreds of dollars for an hours-long telecommunications outage caused by the cutting of a fiber optic cable that wasn't properly marked at a Tempe construction site.
Nov. 23, 2016
The Pima County Board of Supervisors is making agriculture-technology company Monsanto wait until next year before signing off on tax incentives to bring a new operation to the Tucson area.
Nov. 23, 2016
sky harbor airport sign
It’s shaping up to be a very busy day at Phoenix Sky Harbor as travelers prepare to take off for the Thanksgiving holiday. But, there is at least one way to avoid heavy airport traffic.
Nov. 23, 2016
US Airways Plane
The Arizona Supreme Court is scheduled Wednesday to rule on whether an airline is entitled to recover only hundreds of dollars for an hours-long telecommunications outage caused by the cutting of a fiber optic cable not properly marked at a Tempe construction site.
Nov. 23, 2016
Dr. Joseph Sirven
What should you study to be a doctor? An unexpected hospitalization definitely altered one perspective. Our medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Nov. 23, 2016
Jeff Flake in Mexico
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, in meetings with top Mexican government officials this week, is emphasizing what he calls the mutually beneficial commercial ties between the U.S. and Mexico and the benefits of a likely renegotiation of a trade agreement for the two countries.
Nov. 23, 2016
bighorn sheep
State game officials Tuesday released another 20 bighorn sheep into the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson.
Nov. 23, 2016
blood donation
Lab-test provider Quest Diagnostics announced Monday it is expanding a program that allows consumers to order lab tests without a doctor's order.
Nov. 23, 2016
bees
Americans owe one in every three bites of food to honeybees. That’s according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Arizona, which released a November report on the insect’s health.
Nov. 23, 2016

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