KJZZ News

The federal judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he is considering appointing a federal prosecutor to pursue criminal contempt proceedings against the sheriff.
Dec. 2, 2014
A federal appeals court has denied former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi’s request for another hearing in his appeal of corruption, money laundering and other convictions.
Dec. 2, 2014
If you’re looking to harvest your own Christmas tree this holiday season, your options are quickly dwindling. Coconino National Forest sold its last permit at noon on Tuesday.
Dec. 2, 2014
Power plants are the number one source of carbon pollution in the United States. Today is the final day to comment on the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan. The EPA has received a record number of comments.
Dec. 2, 2014
A 4.7-magnitude earthquake shook thousands of people in northern Arizona on Sunday night. This is the second earthquake that’s occurred near this epicenter in the last week.
Dec. 2, 2014
The Goldwater Institute is going to court in defense of a Tucson teacher who spoke out against the Common Core education standards.
Dec. 2, 2014
A popular after-school activity is now being recognized as a sport in Arizona. While students may not break a sweat, state and national competitions can be fierce, if there is money to support it.
Dec. 2, 2014
A faith-based human rights group has released a set of inmate testimonies on experiences in isolation. The American Friends Service Committee is urging the state to limit the use of isolation for all maximum security prisoners.
Dec. 2, 2014
The Maricopa County Community College District has reached a $4 million settlement with the federal goverment, ending a three-year whistleblower case accusing theft and fraudulent use of AmeriCorps grant money.
Dec. 1, 2014
It’s hard to describe the award-winning piece, made up of concentric circles and billowing netting, by artist Janet Echelman.
Dec. 1, 2014
While running a few seconds faster may not make a big difference over short distances, it may mean life or death in combat situations. Borrowing from familiar technology, a new ASU project may make that speed boost a reality for those who need it.
Dec. 1, 2014
Hockey fans have something to tweet about. The Arizona Coyotes have upgraded the cell services in the Gila River arena from 2G up to 4G LTE.
Dec. 1, 2014
Glendale is starting the next phase of repairs at city parks damaged by the strong rain storms in September. Work starts Monday at four Glendale parks.
Dec. 1, 2014
Valley Metro is looking for the public’s input on the Tempe Streetcar. The project is part of the 20-year regional transportation plan.
Dec. 1, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied Arizona’s effort to block a new hearing for a death row inmate.
Dec. 1, 2014
The only four year private liberal arts college in Arizona is getting a new leader today. John Flicker previously led two prominent environmental organizations and school leaders hope that his background will raise the school’s profile and increase fundraising.
Dec. 1, 2014
A new prison is scheduled to open Monday in Buckeye. This building is part of the Rast Unit at the Lewis Prison Complex.
Dec. 1, 2014
A tax on electronic cigarettes could bring in as much as $13.4 million in annual revenue to Arizona, a move that some say would level the playing field in the free market, while others argue smokers would be discouraged from ditching tobacco.
Dec. 1, 2014
Smoke may be impacting some residents in eastern Arizona this week. A 900-acre prescribed burn will affect communities around the Whispering Pines area near Show Low.
Dec. 1, 2014
A new survey found that only 10 percent of Valley hotels have rooms still available for Super Bowl weekend, and the average rate is four times higher than normal.
Nov. 29, 2014

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