KJZZ News

Gas prices continue to fall around the state, with some stations below $1.90. However, don’t expect fuel efficiency standards to fall as well.
January 07, 2015
The new superintendents of Arizona and the Tucson Unified School District met Wednesday to discuss the fate of ethnic studies in the city’s public schools.
January 07, 2015
The little town of Williams is known for being on Old Route 66 and close to the Grand Canyon.
January 07, 2015
We followed up on the news that Clarence Carter will resign on Friday from his post as director of Arizona’s Department of Economic Security.
January 07, 2015
In 2009, president Barack Obama spoke in Mesa about ways to fix the U.S. housing crisis. Now he’s returning to the Valley to talk about the housing recovery.
January 07, 2015
New Arizona governor Doug Ducey has been state treasurer for the past four years, but that tends not to be an in-the-trenches position in state government.
January 07, 2015
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is threatening to sue the federal government in an effort to force the development of an updated Mexican Wolf recovery plan. The agency served Interior Department officials with a notice of intent Tuesday.
January 07, 2015
Over the winter holidays, including Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the Valley faced no-burn days. That raised the ire of a number of residents, who complained about not being able to sit around a crackling fire with their families — especially when nighttime temperatures dropped into the 30s.
January 07, 2015
The Phoenix area is a desert, but there are some communities that have more prominent greenery and lawns. In a lot of cases, that’s been maintained for decades by irrigation. But what are the complications around irrigation?
January 07, 2015
The Super Bowl is less than a month away and city leaders and law enforcement say they’re ready for the big event, despite there being fewer police officers on the street.
January 07, 2015
Locals in the small towns of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula are celebrating the festival of the Three Kings this week.
January 07, 2015
New Mexico's oil and gas industry is the goose that lays the golden egg. In recent years the industry generated about 30 percent of the state's revenue, which makes some in government especially protective of it.
January 07, 2015
Arizona has spent more than $1.5 million in legal bills to defend its policy of denying driver’s licenses to young immigrants who qualify for an Obama administration program.
January 06, 2015
A group of Yarnell and Prescott community leaders is deciding this week what to do with the site where 19 firefighters died while battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
January 06, 2015
The Heard Museum will be looking for a new director.
January 06, 2015
The Glendale City Council is adding discrimination protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.
January 06, 2015
Lucretia Torva isn’t an Arizona native, but she considers Phoenix her home. As an artist, she started a journey to become part of a larger community and find out who she was.
January 06, 2015
The Goldwater Institute is suing the Federal Aviation Administration for shutting down a start-up business that uses the Internet to connect private pilots with passengers wanting to share travel plans and flight expenses.
January 06, 2015
The ruling is the latest legal blow to efforts by Arizona and the county to discourage illegal immigration.
January 06, 2015
The state agency that regulates the oil and gas industry in New Mexico lacks full authority to enforce its own rules. This has proven problematic, especially since the latest oil boom took off six years ago.
January 06, 2015

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