KJZZ News

We spoke with DCS Director Greg McKay, who’s been on the job since February, about short-term concerns and long-term plans for the department.
June 03, 2015
The owners of Green Acre Dog Boarding near Gilbert, where 21 dogs died of heat exhaustion a year ago, have pleaded not guilty to charges of animal cruelty.
June 03, 2015
While the rainy May held off an early start to the fire season, recent low humidity rates are causing Tonto National Forest to dry up.
June 03, 2015
Stormwater is a major source of pollution in the Rio Grande. The U.S. Geological Survey released a nine-year study of stormwater in the Albuquerque area last week, finding high concentrations of pollutants in the city’s arroyos.
June 03, 2015
Arizona's top education official has serious doubts about Gov. Doug Ducey's timeline for overhauling the state's complex school financing formulas.
June 03, 2015
Arizona's Department of Public Safety is participating in an international event to promote the safe operation of commercial vehicles traveling along the nation's highways.
June 03, 2015
An Arizona court has upheld a woman's marijuana convictions based on a warrantless search conducted when sheriff's deputies were sent to a home in response to a 911 "hang-up" call that was treated as an emergency.
June 03, 2015
A Navajo Nation referendum election on whether to effectively scrap a requirement that candidates for tribal president and vice president speak the Navajo language fluently has been rescheduled to July 21.
June 03, 2015
Authorities say Scottsdale's city manager is hospitalized after collapsing at a City Council meeting.
June 03, 2015
The Arizona Supreme Court is being asked to overturn a lower court opinion that limits police powers to search houses without a warrant.
June 03, 2015
Arizona’s water chief wants California to shoulder more of the burden of drought in the Lower Colorado River Basin. The comments came during a hearing in front of the U.S. Senate Committee On Energy and Natural Resources.
June 02, 2015
Alex talks about her experiences bonding with other inmates and deciding that just because she has made a mistake — like many of the women she encountered in the tents — it doesn’t make her a bad person.
June 02, 2015
Seven Valley cities are moving forward with a special mid-decade census. This federal count is used to update how much state money each city gets. This may be the last time it’s necessary.
June 02, 2015
Workers have finished sealing off storage bunkers affected by a radiation leak at the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico.
June 02, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and four members of his staff will not face a second round of civil contempt of court hearings later this month as originally planned. The judge has postponed the June hearing due to the sheriff’s motion asking the judge to recuse himself from the case.
June 02, 2015
The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned.
June 02, 2015
Tusayan, the tiny town just south of the Grand Canyon, has requested road and utility easements that would literally pave the way to a controversial development. June 2 is the last day for public comments.
June 02, 2015
This May was the second wettest recorded in Arizona history. Salt River Project customers found the rainy weather and cooler than normal May meant some savings.
June 02, 2015
Several Tucson police officers are under investigation for possible involvement in a prostitution ring that police broke up in January, Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor confirmed Monday.
June 02, 2015
Siblings Clayson, Jeneda and Klee Benally grew up on Black Mesa — the center of a political land dispute between a coal mining company and the Navajo and Hopi tribes. They couldn’t ignore what they saw as oppression and abuse of power.
June 02, 2015

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