KJZZ News

Most of the seven cities doing a special mid-decade census will finish the count this week.
Nov. 30, 2015
Nearly 50,000 Native American children across the country, or about 10 percent, attend schools run by the Bureau of Indian Education. It’s a federal system that has been around in some form for more than 150 years. The school system is now facing some fundamental changes.
Nov. 30, 2015
University of Phoenix Stadium
Less than 50 days remain until Arizona hosts its fifth College Football National Championship in less than 20 years. It's crunch time for those preparing for events in downtown Phoenix and Glendale.
Nov. 30, 2015
The city of Sunland Park, N.M., is trying to restore its reputation after years of political scandal and fiscal abuse. That effort is underway even as a group of citizens push for the city to disincorporate.
Nov. 29, 2015
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Short-term rental platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway have gone untaxed in Arizona’s second largest city. A mayoral task force is looking to change that.
Nov. 27, 2015
monsoon
Our summer dust storms have been known to cause asthma attacks and car accidents, among other things. They’ve also led to conflicts between the state and federal regulators.
Nov. 27, 2015
Colorado City, Arizona
Federal attorneys have the revealed the names of more than 40 witnesses they plan to call in a civil rights lawsuit against polygamous towns on the Arizona-Utah border.
Nov. 27, 2015
A former chief of the U.S Bureau of Reclamation is advocating for the removal of that agency, which has built dams across the nation for more than a century.
Nov. 27, 2015
Turkey Frying
Some families roast their holiday meals, others may fry them, but cooking can produce a lot of grease. Instead of pouring it down the sink, some valley cities are hoping residents will bring in their waste cooking oil for recycling.
Nov. 27, 2015
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A fire that leveled a Cave Creek landmark is now being labeled as suspicious. The establishment’s owner has longtime ties to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, which is now leading the investigation.
Nov. 27, 2015
Peas and Guac highway sign.
ADOT is promoting a serious message about drinking and driving with a bit of humor.
Nov. 27, 2015
A new rap song about violence in the Mexican border city of Juárez is getting a lot of attention despite political efforts to bury the city’s ugly past.
Nov. 27, 2015
Downtown Phoenix
Last year on this date Phoenix saw record high temperatures. This year, some Phoenicians were scraping ice off their windshields.
Nov. 27, 2015
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A bulk of holiday shopping will take place on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With the draw of discounts and wide spread sales people flock to the mall and their computers.
Nov. 27, 2015
Pope Francis confirmed his visit to the Mexican border city of Juárez to reporters on Wednesday during a papal flight to Kenya.
Nov. 26, 2015
Authorities say no criminal charges will be filed against the driver of a semi-truck involved in a Glendale hit-and-run collision that killed a woman.
Nov. 26, 2015
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One of the Valley’s most historic saloons burned down Thanksgiving Day. Intending to host a Thanksgiving feast for football fans, it instead lay in ashes.
Nov. 26, 2015
Authorities in southern New Mexico have issued nationwide warrant for a man accused of stealing money from a kids' T-ball team.
Nov. 26, 2015
Thirty states, including Arizona, are refusing refugees from Syria. Now, the Obama Administration has sent a letter to those state’s officials to remind them that’s illegal.
Nov. 26, 2015
A plan to overhaul Arizona's woefully underfunded pension plan for public safety workers is nearing completion after months of meetings.
Nov. 26, 2015

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