KJZZ News

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has implemented a moratorium on all new rulemaking by state agencies. Ducey issued the executive order shortly after being sworn into office yesterday.
January 06, 2015
An Arizona board is considering what to do to with the Yavapai County site where 19 Prescott firefighters died while battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
January 06, 2015
An official appointed by a judge to monitor Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office in a racial profiling case is scheduled to hold a community meeting Jan. 14 in an effort to build public confidence in the police agency.
January 06, 2015
It’s shaping up to be a rough flu season. The sounds of coughing and sneezing are starting to become commonplace in the Valley, but according to health officials, the worse is yet to come.
January 06, 2015
Police officers haven’t been stationed at public schools in Tucson since the economic downturn in 2008. Starting Tuesday they’ll be back, but officers will follow a new policy regarding immigration enforcement on school grounds.
January 05, 2015
The Director of the Department of Economic Security has resigned.
January 05, 2015
A federal fingerprinting program aimed at deporting unauthorized immigrants ended Jan. 5.
January 05, 2015
Three companies have issued voluntary recalls of prepackaged caramel apples after a listeria outbreak has been linked to infections in 14 states. The CDC and the FDA are still working to identify the original source.
January 05, 2015
Republican Doug Ducey was sworn in as Arizona governor Monday amid a looming budget crisis he said will not crimp his reform agenda.
January 05, 2015
There’s no interruption to bus services in central Phoenix and the west Valley this week — not yet anyway.
January 05, 2015
The Arizona Department of Administration predicts the state will continue to see 2 percent job growth in 2015, but that won’t restore the state to prerecession job levels.
January 05, 2015
The Arizona Corporation Commission officially has two new members.
January 05, 2015
If you’re driving on Phoenix roadways in the next few months you’ll likely begin seeing billboards addressing human trafficking. The first few will be unveiled on Wednesday.
January 05, 2015
In New Mexico, state inspectors are short staffed and use a rulebook that dates back to 1935.
January 05, 2015
Sen. Ernest McFarland is the only Arizona public service member who served several branches of Arizona government. And among some historians he’s also known as one of the most important figures to have helped divert an economic shortfall after World War II.
January 02, 2015
The earth will reach the closest point to the sun for the year Saturday night.
January 02, 2015
The practicalities and science of weather will be a big part of the American Meteorological Society’s annual meeting, which opens over the weekend at the Phoenix Convention Center.
January 02, 2015
The Valley lost a musical icon just before the new year, when Rafael “Chapito” Chavarria passed away. He was 100 years old.
January 02, 2015
You probably just finished reading all of the 2014 year-end lists of the best movies, books and music of the year. But if you're anything like us, you're already champing at the bit in anticipation for what's to come in 2015.
January 02, 2015
Mexico’s president wants to change his country’s constitution to replace local police with state police. He also wants legal authority to take over municipal governments infiltrated by organized crime. But ongoing protests and recent polls suggest Mexicans aren’t convinced the change will make a difference.
January 02, 2015

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