KJZZ News

The Valley is under an excessive heat warning from 10 this morning until 8 p.m. tomorrow. This can make things difficult for summer camps across the Phoenix area.
Jul. 23, 2014
The city of Safford is expanding its water conservation campaign to cope with the severe drought in southeast Arizona. The city’s water supply has reached its lowest level in almost 20 years.
Jul. 23, 2014
Tuesday night, KJZZ hosted five of the Republican candidates in the race to be Arizona's next governor. The candidates answered questions related to K-12 education funding, job creation and border security.
Jul. 23, 2014
Republicans in the U.S. House want to send National Guard personnel to the nation's southern border to speed removal of unaccompanied young migrants.
Jul. 23, 2014
Five of the six Republicans in the race for governor gathered for a forum hosted by KJZZ on Tuesday night at the Arizona Historical Society.
Jul. 22, 2014
Despite the increasing population in Arizona, there are fewer cars on the road now than there were nearly a decade ago.
Jul. 22, 2014
The Civic building on the Arizona State Fairgrounds will remain standing. The State Fair Board voted Tuesday evening to halt demolition indefinitely.
Jul. 22, 2014
A federal effort to dismantle migrant smuggling organizations in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley has yielded 192 criminal arrests in the past month.
Jul. 22, 2014
While 38 states saw construction employment rise in June, Arizona lost 4,500 jobs compared to a year ago.
Jul. 22, 2014
Residents and business owners in the city of Phoenix will see higher water bills starting this month. That’s because the city council passed a user tax to balance the city’s budget.
Jul. 22, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday afternoon that an Arizona inmate’s execution will go ahead as scheduled.
Jul. 22, 2014
If you want to vote in the state primary election next month, you have six more days to get registered.
Jul. 22, 2014
Almost 50,000 independent voters in Maricopa County have asked for a ballot for next month's primary. That's more than double the number of independents who voted in 2012's primary. Elections officials are encouraging independents to vote in the primary, and trying to drive down the number of provisional ballots cast.
Jul. 22, 2014
The Coconino County National Forest is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of whoever is hiding spiked rebar on roads in the Happy Jack area near Flagstaff.
Jul. 22, 2014
Arizona tourism is back to where it was before the recession and SB 1070.
Jul. 22, 2014
Arizona has been ranked 46th in the nation for overall child well-being in a recent KIDS COUNT report. That’s a one spot improvement from the previous year.
Jul. 22, 2014
President Barack Obama's signature on an executive order Monday is the latest in a series of policy changes affecting gay and lesbian people to come from Washington. And Arizona will feel the impact, even though the state doesn't recognize gay marriage.
Jul. 22, 2014
Ten years ago, an unlikely group of immigrant students from a poor Phoenix high school beat out M.I.T. in an underwater robotics competition. Their inspiring David-versus-Goliath story is the subject of a new documentary called "Underwater Dreams."
Jul. 22, 2014
Attorneys are concerned by the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to begin closing a facility in Nogales, Ariz., where hundreds of unaccompanied child migrants had been detained.
Jul. 21, 2014
Some state programs for elderly Arizonans are announcing cuts in services because of reduced federal funding. It’s part of Congress’ sequestration effort and means fewer seniors can sign up for in-home care and home-delivered hot meals.
Jul. 21, 2014

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