KJZZ News

A sprint car race accident over the weekend that caused the death of a driver has racetrack operators considering changes to their regulations.
August 11, 2014
Officials at the Arizona Game and Fish Department are worried a newly released film will prompt a pet-sale trend. The agency says over time this turns into a surge of unwanted animals.
August 11, 2014
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Arizona prison officials violated a death-row inmate's rights when they read a letter from him to his attorney. The court said that violation infringed on the inmate’s right to counsel.
August 11, 2014
Interstate 10 reopened Monday after being closed in both directions on the outskirts of Tucson for hours because of a fatal collision in which one vehicle crossed the median and struck another.
August 11, 2014
Looking to make inroads with the rising number of Hispanic voters, conservative activists are offering English classes, health checkups and courses to help Spanish-speakers earn high school diplomas. Picking up part of the tab: Charles and David Koch.
August 11, 2014
An area of downtown Prescott's Whiskey Row charred by a 2012 fire will be revived as an outdoor venue.
August 11, 2014
The city of Phoenix is among the final five cities being considered to host the Democratic National Convention, but Philadelphia may have the inside track.
August 11, 2014
A University of Arizona building that housed a now disgraced fraternity is being converted into high-end student housing.
August 11, 2014
Environmentalists are concerned that thinning a forest south of Flagstaff would harm three breeding pairs of Mexican spotted owls that live there.
August 11, 2014
For the first time in five years, the Phoenix Police Department will be hiring new officers.
August 11, 2014
A Superior Court judge had denied a request by an Arizona woman who is charged with her son’s murder to visit her sick mother in Germany.
August 11, 2014
Officers from the Department of Public Safety and six other Arizona law enforcement agencies are returning from a workshop on trends in child exploitation and trafficking.
August 11, 2014
The rhetoric in the Republican gubernatorial primary race is getting so nasty state Party Chairman Robert Graham is urging the candidates to cool it.
August 11, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is trying to increase awareness of the problem of leaving kids or pets inside a parked car.
August 11, 2014
The Valley could be in for another round of thunderstorms this week.
August 11, 2014
State and federal wildlife managers are at odds over a proposal to expand protected habitat for Mexican Gray Wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. A public hearing on the issue is scheduled for Monday in Pinetop.
August 11, 2014
Northern Arizona University says it will not allow a medical marijuana study on combat veterans to happen at its campus. The request came from a marijuana researcher whose position was eliminated at the University of Arizona.
August 11, 2014
South Mountain Park is the largest municipal park in the country. On Saturday, it hosted the U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell for a special anniversary.
August 11, 2014
Monday the Maricopa County Superior Court will hear arguments to stop an investigation into Attorney General Tom Horne.
August 11, 2014
A teenage boy who was critically injured while rappelling down Camelback Mountain on Friday has died.
August 10, 2014

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