KJZZ News

Three seventh-graders at Northland Preparatory Academy in Flagstaff have won the honor of having their science experiment conducted on the International Space Station.
December 17, 2013
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says a woman’s conviction for defrauding the state’s Medicaid system, AHCCCS, by claiming she had leukemia, should be a message to everyone who might be thinking about cheating the system.
December 17, 2013
Phoenix police have arrested a woman for using the fake coupons she made at home to defraud Target stores in the Valley.
December 17, 2013
Border Patrol agents have foiled two more drug smuggling efforts.
December 17, 2013
Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar, who voted against the budget deal which faces a key tally in the United States Senate on Tuesday, is refusing to criticize Sen. John McCain who has said he will vote for the compromise legislation.
December 17, 2013
The head of a new team investigating more than 6,000 cases of child abuse and neglect that fell through the cracks says headway is being made.
December 17, 2013
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is close to $600 million for Tuesday's drawing.
December 16, 2013
Nationally known immigration experts and advocates came to Tempe, Ariz. over the weekend to participate in a formal debate. They also weighed in on the prospects of Congress passing immigration reform in 2014.
December 16, 2013
Mexican authorities have ruled that a deadly explosion at a candy factory in Ciudad Juárez two months ago was accidental.
December 16, 2013
Arizona Congressman David Schweikert said there may be a chance that Congress will address immigration reform next year.
December 16, 2013
The management committee for the new College Football Playoff system has picked University of Phoenix stadium for its 2016 national championship game.
December 16, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from the Nevada developer who built the Grand Canyon Skywalk on the Hualapai Reservation in northwestern Arizona.
December 16, 2013
The Colorado River Water Users Association met in Las Vegas this week to discuss how to deal with some of the lowest water levels on record. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell spoke to the group Friday.
December 16, 2013
Thirsty Texas is looking to its neighbor states for water. Oklahoma has been the target of Texas water grabs and now the Lone Star State is looking to the Land of Enchantment.
December 16, 2013
New Mexico has a drug problem. The state routinely holds close to the top position nationally for overdose deaths. No one has a clear reason why – some say poverty or unemployment, or easy access to drugs along distribution routes north.
December 16, 2013
Former astronaut Mark Kelley used the anniversary of the Newtown shootings this weekend to speak out about the lack of progress on gun control in Congress.
December 16, 2013
A federal appeals court may be poised to void a decision by Governor Brewer that denies driver’s licenses to those in the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA.)
December 16, 2013
Arizona Senator John McCain joined anti-government protesters in Ukraine over the weekend to support their European ambitions and threatening sanctions against the country’s government, should it use additional violence to disperse the protesters.
December 16, 2013
Saturday is the one year anniversary of the mass shooting in Connecticut, when 20 children and six staff members were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. With the memory still fresh in Arizona, students and teachers here have mixed opinions about the potential for gun violence at school.
December 14, 2013
Last November, Arizona wildlife officials began a program to re-introduce bighorn sheep to the Santa Catalina mountains north of Tucson. Thirty-one of the iconic animals were trucked in from a wilderness area, fitted with tracking devices and offloaded into the mountains. But shortly thereafter, another iconic creature, the native mountain lion, stalked and killed two of the bighorns. Then those mountain lions were shot and killed by Arizona Game and Fish.
December 13, 2013

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