KJZZ News

Yarnell Water And Fire Struggle
An Arizona House committee met Tuesday to learn about the benefits paid to survivors of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. It also heard about the difficult recovery facing the town of Yarnell.
Oct. 15, 2013
Judge Rules Against Maricopa County In Medical Marijuana Case
A judge has overturned Maricopa County's zoning ordinance which restricts where medical marijuana dispensaries can be located.
Oct. 15, 2013
Customers Who Received Contaminated Gas Encouraged To Call Western Refining
Western Refining is looking for people whose vehicles may have been damaged by a problem at its refinery in northwestern New Mexico.
Oct. 15, 2013
State Must Decide By Wednesday Whether To Keep Grand Canyon Open
The state has until Wednesday evening to decide whether keeping the Grand Canyon open beyond Friday is worth it.
Oct. 15, 2013
Palo Verde Nuclear Plan Seeks Cause Of Leak, How To Fix It
An investigation is underway at the Palo Verde Nuclear plant, west of Phoenix, after workers discovered a small water leak in one of the reactors.
Oct. 15, 2013
US Forest Service Parking Lot Re-Opened For Traffic
A Coconino County sheriff's deputy opened a Forest Service parking lot to traffic Saturday, after a northern Arizona highway got jammed.
Oct. 15, 2013
Former State Lawmaker Dies
Manuel ‘Lito’ Peña, was known as the ‘Godfather of Senate Dems,’
Oct. 15, 2013
New Contract Allows For Advertisement At Rest Stops
The next time you stop for a potty break on an Arizona highway, you could find parts of the rest area sponsored.
Oct. 15, 2013
Arizona Businesses See Gold
Arizona business leaders see opportunity as Mexico explores reforms to its energy and education infrastructure. Boosting international trade is the focus of a meeting Tuesday hosted by the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations.
Oct. 14, 2013
Crowd Gathers In Phoenix To Protest Deportations
About 250 people are gathered at the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix with a goal of stopping future deportations.
Oct. 14, 2013
Tucson Shopping Cart Ordinance
The president of Tucson’s Chamber of Commerce expects positive changes from a new city ordinance that fines companies for failing to pick up abandoned shopping carts within three days.
Oct. 14, 2013
Jack-O-Lanterns Attract Animals
Halloween is just around the corner, and Jack-o'-lanterns are appearing on porches, but they could bring an unwanted scare, especially if you live in Tucson.
Oct. 14, 2013
Violent Crime In Flagstaff Down
Violent crime is down in Flagstaff by 11 percent. That includes assault, robbery, rape and homicide.
Oct. 14, 2013
Bobcat Attacks Two
Yavapai County Health Officials want people to be cautious after a bobcat that attacked two people north of Prescott Valley tested positive for rabies.
Oct. 14, 2013
Grand Canyon Reopens
Grand Canyon National Park reopened this weekend after a deal to reverse one of many effects of the federal government’s partial shutdown.
Oct. 14, 2013
McCain Addresses Shutdown
The United States federal government remains partially shutdown as the country fast approaches the debt limit that allows the country to pay for its financial obligations. Arizona Senator John McCain spoke to CBS’s "Face the Nation" Sunday.
Oct. 14, 2013
Exemption To ACA Could Leave Many Native Americans Uninsured
Beginning Jan. 1, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay penalties under the Affordable Care Act. But Native Americans are one of just a few groups that won’t be fined if they don’t buy insurance. That exemption could mean status quo for a big part of Indian Country: high health disparities, and no access to care.
Oct. 14, 2013
East Valley Debris Fire Put Out
A debris fire that ignited on a county island in the East Valley last Wednesday has been put out.
Oct. 14, 2013
State Parks Crowded With Campers
Grand Canyon National Park reopened Saturday morning after being closed since Oct. 1. Many campers have turned to state parks instead.
Oct. 14, 2013
Arizona Medical Board Executive Director Fired
The executive director of the Arizona Medical Board was fired Saturday afternoon. The firing came after a report accused the director of not following state laws in licensing of doctors.
Oct. 14, 2013

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