KJZZ News

State House Minority Leader Chad Campbell is leaving the legislature after eight years. We asked Campbell about the biggest accomplishments and disappoints of those years and whether he’ll ever get back into politics.
Dec. 24, 2014
Jim Ballinger is retiring from his longtime director position at the Phoenix Art Museum. He spoke about the serious changes the Valley and the museum have undergone.
Dec. 24, 2014
Legislative bodies across the nation will be watching an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of Arizona’s method of redrawing congressional districts. An attorney who specializes in the issue says Arizona will set a national precedent.
Dec. 24, 2014
Store owners in Nogales and Douglas blame the weak peso and long border crossing lines from Mexico to the U.S. for the lull in spending this holiday spending.
Dec. 24, 2014
Officials will temporarily close a natural sandstone arch near the Arizona-Utah border that draws 90,000 visitors a year.
Dec. 24, 2014
A judge has ruled that the Department of Veterans Affairs was justified in firing the former director of its Phoenix office.
Dec. 24, 2014
When a federal appeals court forced Arizona to stop denying licenses to some young immigrants, it was the latest in a series of legal losses related to the state's immigration policies.
Dec. 24, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal involving how Arizona redraws its political boundaries. The justices will hear arguments in the appeal on March 2.
Dec. 23, 2014
The lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men giving blood may be coming to an end.
Dec. 23, 2014
Decorating your home with Christmas lights is a holiday tradition for many. But dealing with burned-out bulbs and tangled wires is a hassle.
Dec. 23, 2014
Authorities say the majority of Central American immigrants held at a rural New Mexico detention center over the past six months have been released. The facility in Artesia closed last week.
Dec. 23, 2014
The average person in the United States uses 100 gallons of water a day. On much of the Navajo Nation, a person uses seven.
Dec. 23, 2014
The aerospace company Lockheed Martin has almost completely closed its facility in Goodyear. About 600 workers are affected but Goodyear city officials see the shutdown as an opportunity to grow the local economy.
Dec. 23, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation has updated its list of vehicles eligible for the “Clean Air Blue Skies” license plates. While some vehicles have been added, many common ones have been removed.
Dec. 23, 2014
A Valley movie theater will be showing “The Interview” starting on Christmas Day.
Dec. 23, 2014
Some young immigrants in Arizona who qualify for the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program are celebrating the fact that they can now apply for driver’s licenses. But other groups of immigrants who used to qualify for licenses are being left out.
Dec. 23, 2014
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is dropping animal cruelty charges against all four defendants charged with the deaths of more than 20 dogs at the Green Acre Dog Boarding facility.
Dec. 22, 2014
The Arizona Department of Corrections has decided to change the drugs used in lethal injections following a controversial execution earlier this year.
Dec. 22, 2014
Mental and physical health go hand in hand, so the Arizona Department of Health Services had decided to change the way it treats both.
Dec. 22, 2014
A wild black bear is still on the loose in the East Valley after evading wildlife officials and police early Monday morning.
Dec. 22, 2014

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