KJZZ News

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
The federal government is taking the position that transgender individuals are legally protected from employment discrimination.
Dec. 22, 2014
Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division offices began processing driver’s licenses for some young immigrants for the first time Monday. The change is the result of a two-year legal battle that may not be over yet.
Dec. 22, 2014
Phoenix First Transit is ready to offer a new contract proposal to union members and a bus company that services 14 routes in the city.
Dec. 22, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation is reporting nearly $400,000 of stolen snow fencing.
Dec. 22, 2014
Officials with the Phoenix Fire Department are investigating the cause of a fire at La Tolteca Restaurant. The building and restaurant had been part of the downtown landscape for almost 70 years.
Dec. 22, 2014
U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell heard arguments on the sheriff’s claims that President Obama’s executive action will let more illegal immigrants enter the country and commit crimes, thereby burdening law enforcement.
Dec. 22, 2014
Arizona Public Service will move forward with its plans for free rooftop solar on 1,500 homes next year, a program that opponents say the utility doesn't need yet will ultimately raise costs for all ratepayers.
Dec. 22, 2014
A bid in Congress to block tribal gaming on the edge of Glendale has failed. The U.S. Senate wrapped up for the year without voting on Sen. John McCain’s bill.
Dec. 22, 2014
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said the president does not have the legal authority to defer deportations and grant work permits to more than 4 million unauthorized immigrants.
Dec. 22, 2014
Arizona voters may get a chance to decide if farmers here can grow an industrial version of marijuana, something several other states now allow.
Dec. 22, 2014
Lake Havasu is a popular tourist destination, but large plumes of Algae have raised concern for the lake, and it may not be the only thing to worry about in the water.
Dec. 22, 2014

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