KJZZ News

Undocumented immigrants have been climbing the international border fence for years, many with the help of smugglers who set up ladders. A shelter in Mexico and the Mexican consulate say recently there has been an increase in serious injuries along the fence.
July 03, 2015
The state has lost in it’s first attempt to stop the Tohono O'odham Nation from opening its casino near Glendale.
July 03, 2015
Wildlife officials are reporting a 25 percent increase in the lesser prairie chicken population. This is the second year the threatened animal’s numbers have shown signs of improvement.
July 03, 2015
A Phoenix man accused of helping orchestrate a shooting at an anti-Islam event in Texas originally planned to participate in the attack alongside the two gunmen who were eventually killed by police, according to court documents unsealed Thursday.
July 03, 2015
Pima Community College has settled a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of an Arizona National Guard soldier who was denied a promotion in the college's public safety department.
July 03, 2015
The mystery surrounding a missing Phoenix-area couple has been solved with the discovery of their bodies buried 6 feet under a yard and the arrest of a suspect, who told authorities he was high on methamphetamine the night of the killings.
July 03, 2015
Phoenix police said 26-year-old Scott Hines has been booked into jail on suspicion of four counts of endangerment.
July 03, 2015
Phoenix Loves Sci-Fi… that's the name of a film screening event that makes its debut Thursday. It’ll include short science-fiction films produced in Phoenix over the past year.
July 02, 2015
Phoenix voters will decide this summer whether to extend the city’s current four-tenths of a cent transit sales tax and increase it to seven-tenths of a cent over 35 years.
July 02, 2015
Driving around the Valley over the past several days, you may have seen some tents with banners flapping in parking lots. They tend to pop up around July Fourth and New Year’s.
July 02, 2015
Since the great recession, the steady drumbeat of increasing the number of college graduates and diversifying the Arizona economy has gotten louder.
July 02, 2015
Has the Valley missed an opportunity to move from car culture to bike-friendly?
July 02, 2015
It’s been another challenging week in the realm of for-profit education.
July 02, 2015
The past few nights have featured some pretty spectacular light shows in the Valley with bolts of lightning crackling.
July 02, 2015
A 20-story office building on the corner of Central and Washington recently sold for more than $93 million.
July 02, 2015
A South American company that builds massive lagoons is looking to expand into Arizona and other western states.
July 02, 2015
Researchers at the University of Arizona wanted to find out why we throw away so much food at home.
July 02, 2015
Listen to Miranda Vasquez, a camp counselor for Kids Camp at Skateland in Chandler.
July 02, 2015
Fireworks, parades, picnics, barbecues — and sometimes monsoon storms — are all part of Independence Day celebration festivities in Phoenix, but many underestimate the risks involved with the use of fireworks.
July 02, 2015
The legislature’s budget analysts report Arizona has brought in $257 million more than expected so far this year. That, predictably, has led to discussions about what to do with that money.
July 02, 2015

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