KJZZ News

 The Future Of Arizona Child Protective Services
An exploration of what is next or should be next for Arizona's Child Protective Services. Last week, Department of Economic Services Director Clarence Carter revealed that 6,000 reported cases of possible child abuse were set aside and not investigated.
Nov. 27, 2013
Horne Warns Consumers To Beware
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is warning consumers and small businesses to be on the lookout for an "official notification" from a government agency.
Nov. 27, 2013
Plan To Investigate Child Abuse Complaint
A Department of Economic Security plan to deal with a backlog of uninvestigated child abuse complaints is drawing fire from both sides of the political aisle.
Nov. 27, 2013
State Campaign Finance Limits To Remain
Arizona’s current campaign finance limits will remain in place, at least for now. The state Supreme Court is refusing to allow a new law, voided last month by the state Court of Appeals, to up the limits to go into effect, while arguments take place about its legality.
Nov. 27, 2013
Arizona Game And Fish Investigates Death
Arizona Game and Fish is investigating the Nov. 9 shooting death of a spike bull elk, southeast of Flagstaff on the Coconino National Forest.
Nov. 27, 2013
Arizonans Pack Sky Harbor Airport
A lot of Arizonans will be heading to the airport on Wednesday for a holiday trip.
Nov. 27, 2013
San Tan Valley Man Arrested
Pinal County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 51-year-old man after he allegedly put a gun to his mother’s head in the San Tan Valley home they shared.
Nov. 27, 2013
Merger Gets Green Light
After two years of legal battles, American Airlines is free to merge with Tempe-based US Airways. The deal should be complete Dec. 9.
Nov. 27, 2013
Interstate 17 Designated A Safety Corridor
Department of Public Safety is collaborating with the Arizona Department of Transportation and other agencies to designate Interstate 17, from Anthem to Cordes Junction, a "safety corridor," like they did over the Labor Day weekend.
Nov. 27, 2013
San Ysidro Border Rush Had Been Planned For Week
Deported migrants attempted a once-common tactic of rushing the border en masse on Sunday. But Border Patrol agents met them with tear gas and rubber bullets and forced them to turn back.
Nov. 27, 2013
Border Bishops Collaborate To Create Immigration Reform Letter
SAN ANTONIO — Catholic bishops on both sides of the Texas-Mexico border are releasing a letter to their parishes and elected officials to address what they call the human tragedies of the current immigration system. The clergy hope the letter will change misconceptions about undocumented immigrants
Nov. 27, 2013
Judge Extends Deadline For Choosing MCSO Monitor
Lawyers on both sides of the racial profiling complaint against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office have been given an extension on choosing a monitor.
Nov. 26, 2013
Expect More Highway Patrol
Highway patrol agencies across the country will be adding more man power along Interstate 40 on Wednesday. Arizona is one of seven states participating in the effort to decrease collisions.
Nov. 26, 2013
Court Ruling Paves Way
The senior living community of Sun City is a step closer to getting its first medical marijuana dispensary. A judge ruled that Maricopa County cannot prevent the pot stores from opening in unincorporated areas.
Nov. 26, 2013
Tucson Woman Charged Twice This Month With Human Smuggling
A Tucson woman has, for the second time this month, been busted on human smuggling charges. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office says she has admitted receiving $800 for transporting the four undocumented immigrants who were in her Phoenix-bound vehicle.
Nov. 26, 2013
Retailers Anticipate Slight Increase In Spending
Arizona’s retailers said they are cautiously optimistic about spending during the holiday season.
Nov. 26, 2013
James Arthur Ray Speaks Out
A self-help author convicted of negligent homicide in the deaths of three people following a 2009 sweat lodge ceremony in Sedona has spoken out for the first time since being released from prison.
Nov. 26, 2013
New Report: Several Toys Pose Health Hazards To Children
You still need to be careful when you shop for toys, according to a report being released on Tuesday by the Arizona PIRG Education Fund.
Nov. 26, 2013
Arizona Home Sales Down 13 Percent
The latest home sales report released Tuesday morning by RealtyTrac, shows a 2 percent increase in annualized sales from October and a 13 percent hike in sales from October of last year, but Arizona bucked the national trend.
Nov. 26, 2013
Navajos Target Jobs
The Navajo Nation is getting help from the federal government to reduce unemployment and clean up hundreds of radioactive sites.
Nov. 26, 2013

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