KJZZ News

A new streetcar system will start running Thursday in Tucson.
Jul. 24, 2014
Arizona congressman Matt Salmon said he is co-sponsoring legislation to deal with the flood of unaccompanied Central American children that have been crossing the border.
Jul. 24, 2014
ADOT is starting the next part of an extensive study on a proposed freeway that would connect Phoenix and Las Vegas, but the agency is short on money for the research project.
Jul. 24, 2014
The Phoenix Fire Department has performed 133 mountain rescues this year, compared to 153 in all of last year.
Jul. 24, 2014
As the next few days bring near-record heat to the Valley, most residents know to drink water and stay inside when possible. But if you have to be outside, be aware of the surfaces you surround yourself with.
Jul. 23, 2014
The consulate said the large number of Guatemalan children held in a Border Patrol facility in Nogales put more urgency on opening an office nearby.
Jul. 23, 2014
An Arizona inmate is dead after a controversial execution that lasted almost two hours.
Jul. 23, 2014
Statistics from the Arizona Department of Health Services show more than 50,000 medical marijuana cards have been issued in the state since April 2011.
Jul. 23, 2014
The Arizona Game and Fish Commission is supporting legislation that would make closing fish hatcheries more difficult. The agency’s chairman was in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday testifying in favor of the bill.
Jul. 23, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will list a fish found along the Arizona-New Mexico border under the Endangered Species Act.
Jul. 23, 2014
A team of attorneys met with immigrant women detained at a recently opened government facility in Artesia, N.M.
Jul. 23, 2014
The Arizona Department of Economic Security said it recovered more than $2 million in the last fiscal year in fines, fees and restitution.
Jul. 23, 2014
The Valley is under an excessive heat warning from 10 this morning until 8 p.m. tomorrow. This can make things difficult for summer camps across the Phoenix area.
Jul. 23, 2014
The city of Safford is expanding its water conservation campaign to cope with the severe drought in southeast Arizona. The city’s water supply has reached its lowest level in almost 20 years.
Jul. 23, 2014
Tuesday night, KJZZ hosted five of the Republican candidates in the race to be Arizona's next governor. The candidates answered questions related to K-12 education funding, job creation and border security.
Jul. 23, 2014
Republicans in the U.S. House want to send National Guard personnel to the nation's southern border to speed removal of unaccompanied young migrants.
Jul. 23, 2014
Five of the six Republicans in the race for governor gathered for a forum hosted by KJZZ on Tuesday night at the Arizona Historical Society.
Jul. 22, 2014
Despite the increasing population in Arizona, there are fewer cars on the road now than there were nearly a decade ago.
Jul. 22, 2014
The Civic building on the Arizona State Fairgrounds will remain standing. The State Fair Board voted Tuesday evening to halt demolition indefinitely.
Jul. 22, 2014
A federal effort to dismantle migrant smuggling organizations in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley has yielded 192 criminal arrests in the past month.
Jul. 22, 2014

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