KJZZ News

 Oil Lobby Speaks Out Against Ban On Crude Oil Exports
The oil and gas industry's most influential lobby group has begun a campaign to pressure Congress to repeal a ban on U.S. crude oil exports. The ban was imposed in 1975 to protect the national security interests of the United States following a devastating oil embargo imposed by OPEC.
Dec. 23, 2013
US and American To Merge Operations And Cultures
Tempe-based US Airways has officially started its merger with American Airlines, and the two companies will have to combine more than computer systems and work forces.
Dec. 23, 2013
Sheriff Arpaio
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office held community meetings on Saturday to explain court-ordered changes underway at the agency to prevent racial profiling.
Dec. 23, 2013
Congress Extends Visa Program For Iraqi And Afghan Interpreters
Just before its holiday break, Congress extended the special visa program for Iraqi and Afghan interpreters who have worked with U.S. forces. Advocates who fought to prolong and improve the program are celebrating.
Dec. 23, 2013
Salvation Army To Offer Dinner To Those In Need On Christmas
Director Mark Sorenson says there’s a lot more than a hot meal involved.
Dec. 23, 2013
Game and Fish Department Committed To Relocating Bighorn Sheep
The Arizona Game and Fish Department says it remains optimistic about the relocation of Bighorn Sheep to the Catalina Mountains, north of Tucson, despite the death of another sheep at the hands of a Mountain Lion.
Dec. 23, 2013
Extended Unemployment Benefits To End Saturday
Some 17,000 Arizonans who have been unable to find work are facing a new financial burden at the end of the week.
Dec. 23, 2013
Valley Housing Market Has Softened
The Valley’s housing market seems to have slowed a bit, not Great Recession slow, but slower than it was earlier in the year.
Dec. 20, 2013
Arizona Man Honored For Heroism
A northern Arizona man has been honored for helping rescue an elderly woman from her burning home. Robert Davies will receive a medal from the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
Dec. 20, 2013
Interactive Map Shows Median Housecome Income
The U.S. Census has just released the latest data on median household income across the country, and from our friends at "The Takeaway" there is an interactive map where you can see the numbers for your area of the Valley.
Dec. 20, 2013
Brophy McGee Suggests Separating DES Programs
State lawmakers return to the Capitol next month and when they do, one of the bigger issues with which they will be dealing is Child Protective Services, after the revelation of more than 6,500 un-investigated reports of child abuse and neglect.
Dec. 20, 2013
Rocky Point Resident Weighs In
Rocky Point is one of the most popular tourist destinations for Arizonans in Mexico, and after this week’s shooting there, officials from the state of Sonora came to Phoenix to try and convince people here to keep their plans to visit.
Dec. 20, 2013
Did You Know: I-17 Tree Mysteriously Decorated Every Year
The holiday season is about celebrations and gift giving surprises. Well, there is a surprise Arizonans receive every holiday season. You may have noticed it on the way to northern Arizona.
Dec. 20, 2013
New Campaign Contribution Limits Passed This Week
The Arizona Supreme Court this week upheld new campaign contribution limits passed by the legislature that let candidates take in as much as 10 times more money.
Dec. 20, 2013
U of A Basketball Team Makes An Impact On Tucson
Since 1988, with the exception of a small downturn when legendary Coach Lute Olson got sick, the University of Arizona men’s basketball program has been one of the best in the country.
Dec. 20, 2013
Glendale
The city of Glendale’s financial situation is not a great one right now. A recent Wall Street Journal article even referred to Glendale in a similar context to Detroit, which filed for bankruptcy protection.
Dec. 20, 2013
Body Of Drug Cartel Figure Killed In Puerto Peñasco Disappears
Federal police in Mexico say that a major drug cartel lieutenant was killed during a law enforcement operation in the tourist town of Puerto Peñasco, or Rocky Point, Wednesday.
Dec. 20, 2013
Going Behind The Scenes At Cold Stone Creamery
Sometimes journalism can be a rocky road, you sometimes have to really mint a complicated turn of phrase. Touring and tasting our way through the heart of Cold Stone Creamery.
Dec. 20, 2013
Dry Storm Expected
A winter storm is moving through Arizona on Friday.
Dec. 20, 2013
Gas Prices Stay The Same
The cost of filling up the gas tank is about the same as it was a week ago.
Dec. 20, 2013

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