KJZZ News

Hoping to reduce distracted driving, Arizona transportation officials are promoting the state's 14 highway rest areas as safe places to make phone calls, send texts and check email while traveling.
June 11, 2014
A Democratic State Representative has gotten a look at the Border Patrol’s youth Detention Center in Nogales.
June 11, 2014
The head of Arizona’s environmental agency is asking state lawmakers to remove rules they imposed on the Department of Environmental Quality in 2010.
June 11, 2014
A judge has sided with water conservationists who say a large, planned development in Sierra Vista is not sustainable because it lacks an adequate water supply.
June 11, 2014
Veterans looking for help navigating the VA health system in Phoenix have a new place to turn this week: the American Legion.
June 10, 2014
The city of Albuquerque has been ordered to pay more than $6 million for the wrongful death of a man killed by Albuquerque police. This is one of several cases that have been under investigation.
June 10, 2014
Governors of western states heard from the head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, who promoted new proposed rules to clean power plants.
June 10, 2014
The majority of the children coming into the U.S. alone are fleeing dangerous conditions in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
June 10, 2014
The city of Glendale is encouraging anyone with an outstanding misdemeanor warrant to come forward and pay their fines. Glendale is offering a special program this week where people can deal with their legal issues without worrying about spending time in jail.
June 10, 2014
Conservation groups are urging government agencies to do as much as possible to protect the New Mexico Jumping Mouse, which also lives in Arizona, and is now officially an endangered species.
June 10, 2014
Forest officials in eastern Arizona are closing some areas of the Sitgreaves National Forest because of the growing wildfire danger.
June 10, 2014
The man who blew the whistle on patient scheduling problems at the Phoenix VA hospital, Dr. Sam Foote, says the agency needs to look at a partnership with the private sector to make urgent and emergency care readily available.
June 10, 2014
Some of the nation's leading businesses are prodding lawmakers to act on immigration legislation as the issue enters a critical phase on Capitol Hill.
June 10, 2014
Scottsdale-based web hosting company GoDaddy is filing for an initial public offering.
June 10, 2014
The House Committee on Veterans Affairs is holding a hearing in Washington about the Phoenix VA hospital.
June 09, 2014
Monsoon season officially begins this weekend and the Burned Area Emergency Response team for Coconino National Forest is assessing how Monsoon season could affect the SLIDE Fire area and its local residents.
June 09, 2014
The Fiesta Bowl is searching for a new corporate sponsor. Tostitos has announced that after 18 years, it’s ending its relationship with Arizona’s most prominent college football bowl game.
June 09, 2014
A nationwide review of more than 730 Veteran’s Affairs medical facilities was released on Monday. The audit showed that more than 57,000 veterans have been waiting at least 90 days to see a VA clinician.
June 09, 2014
Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend in Show Low, Ariz., and told emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs.
June 09, 2014
Arizona Department of Health Services Director Will Humble is considering what medical marijuana patients need to be told about edible versions of the drug and when enough is enough.
June 09, 2014

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