KJZZ News

Private Donations For Border Fence Still Sitting In Fund
There are still no solutions on what to do with the money raised by a fund that was supposed to build a fence on private property along the Arizona border.
Dec. 11, 2013
Lawmaker Wants Warrants For NSA Cooperation
A first-term Arizona lawmaker is moving to clip the wings of the National Security Agency, at least in this state.
Dec. 11, 2013
Community College IT Breach Could Cost Up To $14 Million
The Maricopa County Community College District board on Tuesday night approved spending up to another $600,000 to repair a security breach in its technology system. The cost of fixing the problem and providing assistance to potential victims could go as high as $14 million. Millions of students, employees and vendors are being notified.
Dec. 11, 2013
New Regulations Could Follow Hep C Exposure
Hospitals, state lawmakers and federal officials across the country are working to fix problems revealed by the prosecution of a medical technician convicted last week in New Hampshire.
Dec. 10, 2013
Amid Border Trade Worries, U.S. Lawmakers Eyeing Mexican Energy Reforms
Members of the U.S. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere met with experts Monday to look at how United States can improve trade with Mexico. They also heard from American businesses on the border who say long waits are slowing economic growth.
Dec. 10, 2013
Leah Landrum-Taylor Is First To Enter Democratic Primary For Secretary Of State
Democratic State Senator Leah Landrum-Taylor is running for Secretary of State.
Dec. 10, 2013
Report: Medicaid Expansion Will Add 1.1 Million People To Program
A new report claims Governor Brewer’s decision to expand Medicaid, using funds from the Affordable Care Act, will sharply increase the number of people in the program.
Dec. 10, 2013
Courts Debate State Ban On Abortions At 20 Weeks
Supporters of abortion rights urged the United States Supreme Court on Monday to block a state ban on the procedure at 20 weeks.
Dec. 10, 2013
 Albuquerque Artist
When photographer Wes Naman invited friends to pose for a series of what was meant to be goofy portraits, neither he nor his models had any idea the images would end up reaching millions of people across the globe.
Dec. 10, 2013
 Ray Charles On Singing True
"If somebody don’t like something that I do, that’s his or her prerogative. Just like it’s mine." Interview by Joe Smith, 1987.
Dec. 10, 2013
Arizona Finds Problems In More CPS Cases
A review by Arizona child welfare officials of a second batch of ignored child abuse and neglect reports has found 1,800 additional cases that were serious enough to warrant a full investigation, The Associated Press has learned.
Dec. 9, 2013
Arizona Spending Fraction Of Tobacco Money On Anti-Smoking Programs
Arizona is not spending enough money to prevent children from smoking, according to a report released Monday by a national anti-smoking organization.
Dec. 9, 2013
Forest Officials: Hunters, Campers Can Leave Trailers
Supervisors of two northern Arizona national forests have a new message for hunters and other campers.
Dec. 9, 2013
NextGen Modernizes Airlines - And Sky Harbor
The way Americans fly is changing — even if most consumers can’t tell yet.
Dec. 9, 2013
 Judge Approves Sale Of Hopi Sacred Items
A French judge has allowed the sale of several sacred Hopi artifacts to go ahead next week. The Hopi tribe’s lawyer used a French law to argue that it’s illegal to sell masks as commercial art because they’re like tombs containing their ancestors’ spirits.
Dec. 9, 2013
Former San Diego Mayor To Be Sentenced
Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will be sentenced Monday on felony and misdemeanor charges.
Dec. 9, 2013
Firewood Retailers Blowing Smoke
A recent audit of retailers who sell firewood turned up some disturbing results, according to the Arizona Department of Weights and Measures.
Dec. 9, 2013
Seniors Not As Affected By ACA Due To Medicare
A new report says for many seniors the Affordable Care Act has provided additional health care services without few extra requirements.
Dec. 9, 2013
Airline Merger Will Be Completed Monday
It’s been almost a year since it was first announced. Now the long-awaited merger between Tempe-based US Airways and American Airlines will be completed Monday. Passengers won’t notice many changes at first.
Dec. 9, 2013
Navajo Nation Builds First Alternative Energy Home
A Navajo family is moving into the first "green" house on the reservation this weekend. It is powered by solar energy during the day and wind energy at night. The nonprofit IINA Solutions partnered with Mark Snyder Electrics and the Navajo Nation to build the home.
Dec. 6, 2013

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