KJZZ News

Avondale has a new mayor – Kenneth Weise assumes the job, to finish out the term of his predecessor.
June 04, 2014
A public memorial service is scheduled Tuesday evening for a Phoenix-born banda musician who was gunned down in Mexico last week. Singer Tito Torbellino was among several people murdered in the Mexican state of Sonora in recent days.
June 03, 2014
A three-judge panel of a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that an Arizona abortion law must remain on hold while it is litigated. The law would have restricted access to medication abortions.
June 03, 2014
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will be appointing a new member Wednesday.
June 03, 2014
Arizona Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake have introduced legislation they said will reduce wait times for Veteran’s Administration health care patients.
June 03, 2014
An inmate who escaped an Arizona prison and murdered a couple from Oklahoma was sentenced to prison Tuesday. Two of his accomplices were also sentenced this week.
June 03, 2014
Passenger service is scheduled to begin July 25 for the new streetcar line in Tucson.
June 03, 2014
Police in Phoenix say they're investigating a case of animal cruelty involving the death of a dog.
June 03, 2014
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has fired back at a former employee who’s claimed Horne has staffers working for his reelection campaign on state time.
June 03, 2014
Former Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox has won an appeal over a nearly $1 million settlement in her lawsuit against the county.
June 03, 2014
The Tucson Unified School District is installing solar panels at more than 40 of its campuses. That’s the biggest solar project for any school district in the country.
June 03, 2014
The Valley’s air quality has improved over the last several years. On Friday the EPA approved a long-awaited clean air plan for Maricopa County.
June 02, 2014
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is questioning the federal government for dropping off migrants at Arizona Greyhound bus stations after they were caught in Texas. Brewer has written to President Barack Obama asking for answers.
June 02, 2014
An excessive heat warning is in effect for Phoenix through Thursday. Temperatures could get as high as 111 degrees. Increased temperatures can be especially harmful for pets, children and the elderly. These temperatures can also wreak havoc on home and car air conditioners, which means big business for repair technicians.
June 02, 2014
The Obama administration announced a plan Monday to address the growing number of Central American children and teenagers crossing the U.S. border alone.
June 02, 2014
Arizona’s coal fired power plants could be required to significantly cut their carbon emissions. The reductions are part of a nationwide initiative to curb carbon pollution.
June 02, 2014
A collection of rare art works by Andy Warhol has been donated to ASU. The pop superstar never intended for the prints to be shared with the public.
June 02, 2014
Arizona Rep. Ron Barber said more funding is needed for mental health care in the wake of a recent mass shooting in Santa Barbara, Calif. But getting congressional support won’t be easy.
June 02, 2014
Smugglers are spreading the word in Central America that women with children can get into the United States. And in a way, that is what's happening.
June 02, 2014
An Arizona scholarship program is in dire need of updated equipment to keep up with growing demand, according to the employees who run it.
June 02, 2014

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