KJZZ News

Court Ruling In Texas Case May Set Precedent Against Border Patrol
A case now before the courts in Texas may set a precedent in alleged racial profiling cases brought against the Border Patrol. If it succeeds, it would open a pathway for people to sue an individual agent, not simply the Border Patrol as an institution.
Nov. 13, 2014
Montis La Casa Vieja To Close On Monday
Monti’s La Casa Vieja, on the corner of Mill and Rio Salado Parkway in downtown Tempe, will close its doors on Monday.
Nov. 13, 2014
Information Technology Agreement May Boost Manufacturing In Arizona
The U.S. and China this week agreed to get rid of tariffs on many high-tech products, including GPS systems and medical devices.
Nov. 13, 2014
Kids Count Policy Report Releases Child Poverty Numbers, Arizona 5th Highest In Country
More than half of the kids in Arizona younger than eight live in low-income families, the fifth-highest percentage in the country.
Nov. 13, 2014
How Much Of Arizonas Energy Comes From Renewable Sources?
In 2006, the Arizona Corporation Commission implemented a standard requiring the state’s public utilities to produce 15 percent of its energy through renewable sources by 2025. But as incentives have faded away, the idea of reducing the renewable standard or extending the timeline in Arizona has been floated.
Nov. 13, 2014
Phonetic Spit Helps Kids Feel Comfortable About Public Speaking
The idea of public speaking makes a lot of people very nervous.
Nov. 13, 2014
ASU Police Want Better Communication With Students And Community
Relationships between police officers on college campuses and students can be tense. That can also extend to residents of nearby neighborhoods.
Nov. 13, 2014
Navajo Presidential Election Tentatively Set For Dec. 23
The Navajo presidential election is tentatively set for Dec. 23. The tribe could get a new Navajo president for Christmas, if the current candidate remains on the ballot.
Nov. 13, 2014
ASU Expands In Downtown Phoenix With New Law School
Arizona State University officially broke ground this morning on its new downtown law school building, even though construction on the $129 million project on the corner of Taylor and First Streets started over the summer.
Nov. 13, 2014
Unmanned Drone Spotted Near Sky Harbor Airport
An unmanned drone was spotted by an airline pilot on approach to Sky Harbor Airport on Thursday morning.
Nov. 13, 2014
People Insured Last Year Through Marketplace Need To Choose Again
The second open-enrollment period for health insurance through the federal marketplace opens Saturday, November 15.
Nov. 13, 2014
Wanted: A Few Good Applicants To Join The Governor-Elects Administration
Governor-elect Doug Ducey is looking for a few good men and women to join his new administration.
Nov. 13, 2014
St. Marys Food Bank Needs Volunteers
With the holidays right around the corner, St. Mary’s Food Bank is facing a different kind of shortage: The organization needs volunteers.
Nov. 13, 2014
More Than 1 Million Lights Ready To Shine At Glendale Glitters
Christmas lights lining 16 blocks in downtown Glendale are ready to glow in the night sky.
Nov. 13, 2014
Half Of US-Mexico Border Being Patrolled With Drones
The United States government is now patrolling almost half the border with Mexico with drones alone. The drones are patrolling areas where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences.
Nov. 13, 2014
Tempe Is Only Valley City To Offer Smart911 Service
Last August, Tempe launched Smart911, making it the only city in the Valley to offer such a service. Smart911 enables residents to create a profile with key details in the event of an emergency.
Nov. 13, 2014
Environmentalists Sue Over Wolf Reintroduction
Mexican gray wolves are at the heart of a lawsuit by environmentalist groups against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Nov. 12, 2014
Islamic Center Of Tucson Harassed By Nearby Residents
Visitors at the Islamic Center of Tucson have been subject to harassment recently from high-rise residential towers near the center. Eggs, pumpkins and bottles have been thrown at the center, including at children playing basketball outside.
Nov. 12, 2014
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Named Fiesta Bowl Parade Grand Marshal
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has been named the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Fiesta Bowl parade.
Nov. 12, 2014
Valley Police Officers Transitioning From Motorcycles To Cars Due To Safety Concerns
Several East Valley police departments are taking nighttime patrol officers off motorcycles. They will transition to cars for their own safety.
Nov. 12, 2014

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