KJZZ News

The union representing Arizona correctional officers said the sexual assault of a guard raises questions about whether officer safety is being jeopardized by low prison staffing.
May 12, 2015
Maricopa County faces a Friday deadline for asking an appeals court to reconsider its decision to make the county a party to Sheriff Joe Arpaio's racial profiling case.
May 12, 2015
Mexico has announced the opening of bidding for oil and gas drilling rights in 26 areas, the latest in a sweeping oil reform that allows participation of foreign companies.
May 12, 2015
The Department of Transportation says it has finished distributing 1,800 license plates that became available in May 2014 as previous owners turned in plates due to reasons that included moving out of state and selling qualifying vehicles.
May 12, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is promoting one of his top staffers to be his office's top budget officer.
May 12, 2015
Pima County residents will likely see their taxes go up in the coming fiscal year.
May 11, 2015
In Paradise Valley, the cactuses have eyes — or fixed license-plate readers, to be exact.
May 11, 2015
Metro Phoenix is becoming recognized as a diverse hub of technology entrepreneurship. But the tech industry is still having trouble attracting some groups, particularly young women.
May 11, 2015
A new report shows more children in Arizona participated in state pre-kindergarten programs last year. But Arizona still lags behind the national average.
May 11, 2015
Authorities in Prescott Valley said 66 buses were damaged in what investigators believe could have been part of a senior prank. School officials originally thought 83 buses were vandalized.
May 11, 2015
Despite the cooler temperatures, the annual ban of open fires in Phoenix’s mountain and desert preserves will begin Friday.
May 11, 2015
Officers protecting a controversial Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest did not know about an FBI memo sent to authorities in Texas beforehand that contained information about one of two gunmen who ultimately attempted to attack the event, but the information would not have changed their response, Garland's police chief said Monday.
May 11, 2015
Federal environmental regulators are praising Northern Arizona University for its use of renewable energy.
May 11, 2015
State education officials said special education teachers and providers in Flagstaff must receive more training or risk losing their federal funding.
May 11, 2015
Former Gov. Jan Brewer is not going to have to give the notes she used for her "Scorpions for Breakfast" book to groups challenging the controversial immigration law she signed — at least not now.
May 11, 2015
State Department of Transportation crews will be cleaning up the shoulders of the roadway after last month's 100-gallon diesel fuel spill. They'll also be excavating dirt.
May 11, 2015
A morning Mother's Day hike at a Scottsdale summit went horribly wrong Sunday when a hiker out with her two daughters fell.
May 11, 2015
The historic Kolb Studio at the Grand Canyon's South Rim will look like new again this week.
May 11, 2015
On May 12 the Navajo Nation will finally inaugurate a new president. And many wonder how Russell Begaye will do in his new office.
May 11, 2015
Researchers from around the globe met at University of California, San Diego last week to decipher what the formation actually is.
May 11, 2015

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