KJZZ News

A nurse from a private health care firm, who worked at the Lewis Prison in Buckeye, has been suspended after an incident involving contaminated needles used on two dozen inmates.
January 10, 2014
Anderson is taking a big pay cut to head athletics at the school, which he says shows how much he values the opportunity.
January 10, 2014
Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have shut down another drug-smuggling tunnel in Nogales before it could be completed.
January 10, 2014
You might call it a two state wildlife trade. New Mexico officials plan to capture and relocate almost 200 pronghorn and trade for some turkeys.
January 09, 2014
An ad from the Arizona Department of Tourism is getting a lot of attention in Chicago, in the wake of this week’s "polar vortex."
January 09, 2014
The housing data company RealtyTrac is releasing its fourth quarter report on residential properties that are deeply underwater, meaning they are worth at least 25 percent less than the properties are worth.
January 09, 2014
Visitors to the state’s prisons will continue to be subject to a one-time fee that funds maintenance of state-run detention facilities.
January 09, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is blasting efforts to follow Colorado’s lead and legalize recreational marijuana use.
January 09, 2014
The Republican field for governor has grown. Mesa Mayor Scott Smith filed paperwork on Thursday to run for the state’s highest office.
January 09, 2014
Hickman's Family Farms is building a new ranch, and that means at least two million chickens are moving to Tonopah. Neighbors in the small town west of Phoenix are not pleased.
January 09, 2014
Maricopa County will spend tens of millions of dollars over the next several years to meet a federal court ruling against county Sheriff Joe Arpaio. County supervisors approved more than $7.5 million dollars on Wednesday.
January 09, 2014
After more than 30 years of legal battles over the state’s treatment of seriously mentally ill people, a historic settlement was announced on Wednesday by Gov. Jan Brewer. The state and attorneys for the mentally ill reached an agreement that promises more services and opportunities.
January 08, 2014
Whether from a political or cultural standpoint, 1964 was an impactful year in the U.S.
January 08, 2014
Not too many years ago, the Phoenix Symphony was in dire financial straits.
January 08, 2014
The town of Cave Creek can be noisy, usually because of the sound of motorcycles, but the volume has been high for other reasons lately.
January 08, 2014
Every Saturday in The Arizona Republic’s economy section, the paper includes a list of the five-highest priced Valley homes that were sold in the past week. Except in rare cases, the homes cost at least $2 million, and often the new owners paid cash. What, if anything, does that indicate about the broader real estate market?
January 08, 2014
Five members of the Phoenix Coyotes will be playing in the Olympics next month in Sochi, Russia.
January 08, 2014
There has been a settlement in a decades-long Arizona case on funding mental health care in the state, Arnold v. Sarn.
January 08, 2014
The city of Phoenix is hoping to encourage residents to recycle more by offering them a smaller curbside trash container, starting this summer.
January 08, 2014
Opponents of the Affordable Care Act are starting an ad campaign that targets Arizona Democratic Representatives Ron Barber and Ann Kirkpatrick for their support of the new healthcare law, in one of the first signals that 2014 is an election year.
January 08, 2014

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