KJZZ News

With Arizona facing multi-million dollar budget deficits for the rest of this fiscal year and the next one, many areas of government are facing cuts.
February 06, 2015
Horse racing has been known as the "sport of kings,” but its popularity, like boxing’s, has leveled off in recent decades. That hasn’t extended, though, to people who like to place a wager every once in a while.
February 06, 2015
The NFL estimates an economic impact to the Valley from the Super Bowl of around half a billion dollars. But getting an actual calculation can be difficult.
February 06, 2015
When you shopped for your last home, what did you look for? You might’ve wanted something with a view or maybe it had to have a two-car garage, but did you consider your home’s job history?
February 06, 2015
Kayla Jean Mueller, 26, grew up in Prescott and she was being held hostage by ISIS in Syria. The group claims she was killed Friday during an airstrike in Syria by the Jordanian military.
February 06, 2015
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has ordered 700 body cameras from TASER International. A federal judge required these cameras after finding the sheriff’s office had racially profiled Latino motorists.
February 06, 2015
The state of Arizona has the Grand Canyon, red rocks and even a meteor crater. It also has waterfalls. One in particular is in the west Valley.
February 06, 2015
The board that oversees Arizona's public universities is drawing a line on possible cuts in the system's state funding.
February 06, 2015
An Arizona solar company has settled a consumer fraud lawsuit with the state.
February 06, 2015
A federal judge on Thursday denied Arizona's request to dismiss a civil rights lawsuit filed by a Department of Corrections teacher who was raped by a sex offender in a prison classroom.
February 06, 2015
Thousands of Arizona high school seniors and juniors who have yet to pass the AIMS test may no longer need to pass to graduate.
February 06, 2015
The minority leader of the Arizona House, Eric Meyer, thinks Arizona should follow the lead of California and begin action to repeal the state’s personal exemption for vaccinations, in the wake of the growing measles epidemic.
February 06, 2015
The Arizona House has approved legislation to prevent churches that rent their property from paying taxes on it.
February 06, 2015
People with permits to carry a weapon could bring them into any building they want under a measure being considered once again this year at the state capitol.
February 06, 2015
The cost of gas is starting to climb again, after falling for more than one hundred days straight.
February 06, 2015
About 30 people gathered on the San Carlos Apache reservation near Globe today to begin a four-day protest against the passing of the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange Authorization Act.
February 05, 2015
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality issued a water quality certification to the Rosemont Copper Project southeast of Tucson.
February 05, 2015
A man convicted of starting a deadly Tucson hotel fire almost 45 years ago has filed a lawsuit against the city and Pima County. He entered a plea agreement two years ago that set aside his conviction and allowed him to go free.
February 05, 2015
Clowns and hospitals are two things I try to stay far, far away from, but that’s not the case for everyone. For one Valley clown and self-proclaimed Giggle Therapist, it’s just another day’s work.
February 05, 2015
This week, a convention of predator hunters is gathering in Tucson. The group, called Predator Masters, hunts such animals as coyotes and raccoon and has drawn national criticism for what critics say amount to killing contests.
February 05, 2015

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