KJZZ News

As police departments nationwide move forward with body camera programs, they may find a lack of peer-reviewed information on how to implement them. Researchers from Arizona State University are hoping to fill that void.
May 20, 2015
The four judges who are retiring include Presiding Judge Norman Davis. The others are Mark Aceto, Bethany Hicks and Gerald Porter.
May 20, 2015
A judge has refused to lower the bond for a Phoenix man accused of driving the wrong way on a freeway and killing a city fire department dispatcher.
May 20, 2015
Native Americans have some of the highest substance abuse rates compared to other racial or ethnic groups. Alcohol and meth are the drugs of choice. But many tribal police have been overwhelmed by a new crop of heroin.
May 20, 2015
A federal judge has agreed to let lawyers for Arizona and the American Civil Liberties Union continue trying to settle a legal dispute over a 2014 law targeting so-called "revenge porn."
May 20, 2015
A plan that lets Arizona families save for college tuition and earn money on the deposits tax-free has topped $1 billion in assets.
May 20, 2015
A new strain of rabies has been discovered in southern New Mexico. It’s the first new strain to be found in the United States in several years.
May 19, 2015
Recent rains and restoration efforts have reduced fire danger, but there may be other issues.
May 19, 2015
Downtown Phoenix will soon get a new health complex. The complex would be an expansion of the existing biomedical campus, which the city estimates is providing a $1.3 billion economic impact to the community.
May 19, 2015
A coalition of environmental and community organizations have filed a lawsuit to stop construction of the South Mountain freeway. The suit was filed against the Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration.
May 19, 2015
A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations, pay for college tuition and employ family members with six-figure salaries, federal officials alleged Tuesday in one of the largest charity fraud cases ever, involving all 50 states.
May 19, 2015
Thousands of visitors drive the scenic switchbacks through Oak Creek Canyon every day. Once travelers descend below the canyon’s rim, cellphones become useless. There’s no signal and no access to 911.
May 19, 2015
The Navajo Nation banned alcohol from its reservation more than a century ago. But that hasn’t stopped people from drinking and in more recent years, doing drugs. More substance abuse has led to a surge in violent crimes. The tribe’s police officers say they’re overwhelmed.
May 19, 2015
The State Board of Education has voted to make state schools chief Diane Douglas reopen its offices to board employees who are investigating complaints against teachers.
May 19, 2015
A pilot didn't radio a distress call before the fiery crash of a single-engine airplane that killed one person and injured three others heading from Laughlin to the Phoenix area, a National Transportation Safety Board spokesman said Monday.
May 19, 2015
Facing a $1 billion budget deficit, Arizona's Republican-led Legislature has reduced the lifetime limit for welfare recipients to the shortest window in the nation.
May 19, 2015
Federal water managers have released a report projecting that Lake Mead's water levels will fall below a point in January 2017 that would force supply cuts to Arizona and Nevada.
May 19, 2015
Farmers and ranchers in the West's worst-hit drought regions will receive an additional $21 million to help them save water and soil despite the long dry spell.
May 19, 2015
Arizona's workplace safety agency has launched an investigation into the sexual assault of a female corrections officer by an inmate at the state prison in Yuma.
May 19, 2015
The Air Force says it's going to implement a plan increasing a cap on the number of flights by aircraft visiting Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.
May 19, 2015

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