KJZZ News

 Attorneys Concerned About Legal Access For Migrant Kids
The federal government has denied volunteer attorneys access to the Nogales, Ariz., facility housing unaccompanied migrant children. Now, attorneys say upcoming changes could make it even harder for these children to get due process.
Jul. 6, 2014
What Makes A City Or State Small-Business Friendly
Your level of friendliness can be measured by how much you smile or how willing you are to help someone out. From a small business standpoint, though, friendliness has more to do with taxes and regulations.
Jul. 4, 2014
Increase In Arizona Poverty Rates
Arizona saw an almost 10-percent increase in the number of residents living in poverty areas between 2000 and 2010.
Jul. 4, 2014
New Warehouses To Be Built In Mesa
Valley developers are planning two warehouse buildings in Mesa and they’re operating on the “if you build it, they will come” theory.
Jul. 4, 2014
Landing LeBron: Phoenix Suns Hope They Have A Chance
Four years ago, one of the most historic free agent signings in NBA history happened when LeBron James announced he would play in Miami. James is on the market again this off-season, and the Phoenix Suns are hoping to get him.
Jul. 4, 2014
Thunderstorms Worry Oak Creek Canyon Residents
Residents in Oak Creek Canyon are keeping their eyes open for any kind of rain this season
Jul. 4, 2014
Dust Storm Causes Valley-Wide Damage
The first dust storm of the season swept through Phoenix last night.
Jul. 4, 2014
IKEA and Humane Society Team Up For Pet Adoption Program
If you’re shopping for a new sofa this summer and you go to IKEA, you may leave with a new puppy, too.
Jul. 4, 2014
NAU Student Housing Project On Hold
A Georgia company's plan to build multifamily housing for Northern Arizona University students is on hold.
Jul. 4, 2014
Activist To Give Tactical Flashlights To Migrants In Mexico
TUCSON, Ariz. — Rev. Robin Hoover has long been involved with safety initiatives for migrants making the dangerous trek through the desert to try and enter the United States illegally. This Fourth of July he will be going to Altar, Mexico, to distribute what he hopes will become a new tool for survival.
Jul. 4, 2014
Oak Creek Canyon Closed But Businesses Remain Open
The forest in Oak Creek Canyon is closed until the threat of monsoon rains and potential mudslides blows over. But businesses in the canyon are still open.
Jul. 4, 2014
Thunderbird To Merge With ASU
A pending merger could dramatically change public higher education in Arizona.
Jul. 4, 2014
Weather Cancels Fireworks, But Not Maryvale Spirit
Fireworks were set to go off at Maryvale Baseball Park last night to celebrate the Fourth of July. The rain and dust storm stopped the fireworks show, but Maryvale didn't need them to come together as a community.
Jul. 4, 2014
Gas Prices Around Arizona May Be Leveling Off
The statewide average price is $3.59-a-gallon, down about a penny from last week.
Jul. 4, 2014
Tohon O’odham Nation Allowed To Make Glendale Land Part Of Reservation
The Tohono O'odham Nation is one step closer to building a casino on the edge of Glendale.
Jul. 4, 2014
PetSmart May Sell Or Merge To Increase Shareholder Value
Major changes may be underway for Phoenix-based PetSmart, which is the largest brick-and-mortar pet products company in the country. The retailer has fallen way behind in the online world and now could be up for sale.
Jul. 3, 2014
 Fireworks Shows Planned Despite Extreme Fire Danger
Even though northern Arizona forests are in extreme fire danger, Flagstaff and Prescott plan to have fireworks shows on the Fourth of July. The cities take many precautions.
Jul. 3, 2014
More High Pollution Days Could Hurt Those With Lung Disease
The number of high ozone alerts vary from year to year, but are most common during the Valley’s hot summer months. And rising temperatures could create complications for people with respiratory problems.
Jul. 3, 2014
Yarnell Elementary School Tries To Avoid Closing
A Yarnell Elementary School is in danger of closing because of lack of funding. In just one year, the school’s enrollment dropped by 12 students.
Jul. 3, 2014
Arraignment Delayed For Man Charged In Phoenix Priest Shooting
The man accused of beating a Phoenix priest with a metal rod and fatally shooting another has had his arraignment delayed.
Jul. 3, 2014

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