KJZZ News

Undocumented workers in Arizona can file federal complaints against their employers under a new agreement unveiled Tuesday by the Obama administration. It allows them to complain about an unsafe workplace without fear of deportation.
May 27, 2014
Avondale Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers has resigned her position, in order to run for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.
May 27, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday it’s unconstitutional to draw a definite line on mental disability in death penalty cases.
May 27, 2014
A memorial service is scheduled Friday for a Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community police officer who was shot to death during a traffic stop over the weekend.
May 27, 2014
The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is leasing its first-ever helicopter.
May 27, 2014
A Star Valley man died Sunday after he jumped into the water from a 100-foot cliff at Apache Lake east of Phoenix.
May 27, 2014
A week after it sparked, the Slide Fire has burned 18,500 acres in northern Arizona and is now 35 percent contained.
May 27, 2014
Arizona lawmakers will be back at the Capitol on Tuesday afternoon to work on creating and funding a new Department of Child Safety.
May 27, 2014
School districts often find themselves applying for grants, appealing to government, even having bake-sales to generate revenue. Usually that tapers off this time of year, but one Arizona school district has found a different way to make money, summer programs.
May 27, 2014
The criminal investigation into the bizarre activities of a dead Maricopa County sheriff’s deputy may have an impact on other criminal cases.
May 27, 2014
Researchers are releasing a study Tuesday, outlining evidence of 161 sex trafficking victims in Arizona’s juvenile justice system.
May 27, 2014
A conservation group in Arizona is developing a computer program to make forest-thinning efforts more efficient and cost effective. It’s being tested on private land near Flagstaff.
May 26, 2014
In honor of Memorial Day, a neighborhood association near Peoria has placed 95 full-size American flags in front of their member’s homes. This is the first time the organization has done so.
May 26, 2014
The Slide Fire in Northern Arizona is continuing to grow.
May 26, 2014
The Arizona Department of Health Services is not so sure a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association is correct.
May 26, 2014
The University of Arizona is taking steps to become more competitive for students in the face of lagging demand for traditional law degrees.
May 26, 2014
Drugs commonly used in the emergency room and intensive care unit are in short supply. This is causing problems for doctors and pharmacists trying to treat patients in Arizona.
May 26, 2014
It's known in education circles as the Summer Brain Drain, or the Summer Slide.
May 26, 2014
The Bureau of Land Management in Arizona received more than half a million dollars in federal grant money to support employment and mentoring programs for inner-city youth.
May 26, 2014
Arizona drowning deaths are on the rise. A new water safety survey from the American Red Cross shows more than half of all Americans cannot swim and only 56% of self-described swimmers can perform five basic swim safety skills.
May 25, 2014

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