KJZZ News

Arizona Congressman Matt Salmon is proposing stricter rules that would prevent unauthorized immigrants accused of crimes to be released from custody while awaiting deportation proceedings.
Jun. 30, 2015
Two years ago, the Yarnell Hill Fire killed 19 firefighters, making it the deadliest blaze in state history.
Jun. 30, 2015
A new report released Tuesday shows Arizona’s child welfare agency still needs to develop processes to get a handle on a growing number of cases. The Department of Child Safety was created last year after the previous agency failed to investigate more than 6500 cases of child abuse and neglect.
Jun. 30, 2015
Social media has made connecting with faraway friends and relatives so easy, many of us take it for granted. But imagine if it was the only way to interact with the ones you love. For millions of immigrant families separated by a border and a lack of legal documents, social media has become a critical lifeline.
Jun. 30, 2015
The juvenile justice system is failing Native American youth. That’s what a series of recent reports have shown. In June the Tribal Law and Policy Institute reported that state courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes like truancy and alcohol use, than any other racial and ethnic group.
Jun. 30, 2015
The Gila River Indian Community has filed a lawsuit over the proposed path of the South Mountain Freeway being planned in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
Jun. 30, 2015
In the six months since Christmas, 11 young people have committed suicide and another 379 have tried to do so on the Pine Ridge reservation, said Oglala Sioux Council member Collins Clifford.
Jun. 30, 2015
Arizona State Parks were the only bidder in the auction for the site where 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots died in the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire.
Jun. 30, 2015
Tourism is surging at Grand Canyon National Park and officials said that’s creating delays at entrance stations and for shuttle bus service.
Jun. 30, 2015
A Flagstaff group has the green light to ask city voters to approve a minimum wage higher than the state’s $8.05 per hour.
Jun. 30, 2015
Two years ago today, 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots died in the Yarnell Hill Fire. Back in 2013, many people wondered if the little community would ever recover.
Jun. 30, 2015
Arizona has joined a dozen other states in suing the federal government over new rules to protect rivers and streams in the United States.
Jun. 30, 2015
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a new case about the drawing of state legislative districts in Arizona. This comes a day after the justices upheld the boundary drawing authority of state’s independent redistricting commission.
Jun. 30, 2015
Tucson voters may decide a ballot measure in November that would ban red light cameras citywide.
Jun. 30, 2015
Arizona has widened another stretch of the highway that is the primary route between Phoenix and Las Vegas.
Jun. 30, 2015
If you have a nine to five work-schedule, your workday will be a bit longer today, but not by much. It doesn’t have anything to do with more work, but rather the Earth’s rotation.
Jun. 29, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's attempt to limit oil and coal power plant emissions.
Jun. 29, 2015
Mack Duncan is one of the founders of The Torch Theatre in Phoenix. But before that he was a high-school theatre teacher.
Jun. 29, 2015
The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi seeking a new trial after his conviction on public corruption, money laundering and other charges.
Jun. 29, 2015
The first big dust storm of the monsoon season slammed the Phoenix area on Saturday with winds snapping utility poles and leaving thousands without power.
Jun. 29, 2015

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