KJZZ News

Phoenix Open Parking Shuttle Shortage
Golfers teed off Thursday morning in the first round of the Phoenix Open, but before spectators could get to the “greatest show on grass,” many had to get off the dirt. A long wait at a parking lot kept some spectators from getting to the grass as fast as they would have liked.
Jan. 30, 2014
Mexico Rail Link To Texas On Track For 2015 Construction
MARFA, Texas — Politicians in Chihuahua, Mexico and the West Texas county of Presidio have announced that a long-awaited rail connection linking large Mexican ports in Sinaloa and Michoacan to Texas will break ground in 2015.
Jan. 30, 2014
Report: Flipping Houses Down
The number of homes being purchased, rehabilitated and re-sold within six months was down last year in Arizona, even though nationally the practice known as flipping, increased 16 percent.
Jan. 30, 2014
Federal Agencies Must Register With Local Sheriff
State senators took the first steps on Wednesday toward putting county sheriffs between residents and the federal government.
Jan. 30, 2014
First Steps Taken Toward An Arizona Film Office
A state Senate committee has taken the first steps toward setting up an Arizona Film Office to help Hollywood producers bring feature films to the state.
Jan. 30, 2014
Election Law Repeal Passes Arizona House Committee
A controversial election law approved by the state legislature last year is a step closer to being repealed.
Jan. 30, 2014
Three People Arrested For Identity Theft
Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested three more people for identity theft, in two separate investigations, one of them prompted by the complaint of a woman who was denied food stamps.
Jan. 30, 2014
Legislature OKs Millions
The Arizona Legislature has approved emergency funding to hire more child welfare workers.
Jan. 30, 2014
Wild Burros Shot
Federal officials are looking for the people who shot and killed two wild burros in an area north of Phoenix Sunday afternoon.
Jan. 30, 2014
Influenza Claims A Pediatric Victim
Arizona has recorded its first pediatric influenza death of the year in Yuma County.
Jan. 30, 2014
Illegal Drug Production May Have Sparked SUV Explosion
Police in Tempe say it may have been illegal drug production that caused an explosion inside an SUV last night.
Jan. 30, 2014
Phoenix Fire Chief Retires
Phoenix Fire Chief Bob Khan is retiring.
Jan. 30, 2014
Phoenix Coyotes Announce An Official Name Change
At the start of next hockey season, the Coyotes will go by a new name.
Jan. 30, 2014
Freezing Temperatures Across U.S.
Bad weather in other parts of the country could mean good news for Valley tourism.
Jan. 29, 2014
Arizona Athletes Now Allowed to Wear Helmet Sensors
Arizona coaches and trainers have a new tool to track player injuries. The Arizona Interscholastic Association will now allow athletes to put sensors in their helmets to measure the force of impact.
Jan. 29, 2014
Payment In Lieu Of Taxes Funds On The Way
Arizona counties are breathing a sigh of relief. The federal government had not decided if the federal land funds they give counties every year would be allocated this time around, but just recently the agencies got word that it is coming.
Jan. 29, 2014
Labor Secretary: Immigration Reform Critical For Economic Recovery
Immigration reform, while not at the forefront of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, is believed by some members of the administration to take shape this year. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said he believes an altered migration system could shape the country’s labor force for the better.
Jan. 29, 2014
Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee Visits
Glendale hosted the Super Bowl in 2008, and will again next year.
Jan. 29, 2014
Zero Waste Sporting Events
Fans who attend the Cactus League game at Salt River Fields on March 13 between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Seattle Mariners will likely see lots of familiar sights, hot dogs, scorecards, peanuts, but there is one thing they will not see, trash cans.
Jan. 29, 2014
Getting Arizonans Excited And Involved In STEM Fields
Science, technology, engineering and math, the so-called STEM fields, are often considered the future, not just in Arizona, but in a lot of communities across the country.
Jan. 29, 2014

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