KJZZ News

LGBT activists say same-sex marriage doesn’t even come close to erasing other discrimination that exists — including employment and housing.
July 01, 2015
We talked with Colleen Coyle Mathis, chair of the commission, and NAU political scientist Fred Solop.
July 01, 2015
We talked with Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer, executive director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse.
July 01, 2015
Clarence Dupnik has been sheriff of Pima County since 1980, but he’ll be retiring at the end of this month.
July 01, 2015
Hiking at one of Phoenix’s many mountain preserves can often be an exercise in the art of patience. But the city of Phoenix is making an effort to get hikers to play nice.
July 01, 2015
Tonto National Forest will lift its fire restrictions Thursday morning. This comes than a month after the restrictions were first implemented.
July 01, 2015
A federal appeals court has denied Maricopa County's request for another hearing over its decision to make the county a party in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's racial profiling case.
July 01, 2015
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said his department is encouraging law enforcement "to be vigilant and prepared" ahead of the July 4th holiday in the U.S. following attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait.
July 01, 2015
State regulators mounted a sting operation to nab unlicensed individuals performing contracting work.
July 01, 2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to review a toad that lives in Arizona for inclusion on the federal endangered species list.
July 01, 2015
The city of Tucson is launching a free GED testing program at Pima Community College.
July 01, 2015
The acting inspector general of the Department of Veterans Affairs is retiring, a year after he issued a scathing report on problems at the Phoenix VA hospital.
July 01, 2015
Arizona Congressman Matt Salmon is proposing stricter rules that would prevent unauthorized immigrants accused of crimes to be released from custody while awaiting deportation proceedings.
June 30, 2015
Two years ago, the Yarnell Hill Fire killed 19 firefighters, making it the deadliest blaze in state history.
June 30, 2015
A new report released Tuesday shows Arizona’s child welfare agency still needs to develop processes to get a handle on a growing number of cases. The Department of Child Safety was created last year after the previous agency failed to investigate more than 6500 cases of child abuse and neglect.
June 30, 2015
Social media has made connecting with faraway friends and relatives so easy, many of us take it for granted. But imagine if it was the only way to interact with the ones you love. For millions of immigrant families separated by a border and a lack of legal documents, social media has become a critical lifeline.
June 30, 2015
The juvenile justice system is failing Native American youth. That’s what a series of recent reports have shown. In June the Tribal Law and Policy Institute reported that state courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes like truancy and alcohol use, than any other racial and ethnic group.
June 30, 2015
The Gila River Indian Community has filed a lawsuit over the proposed path of the South Mountain Freeway being planned in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
June 30, 2015
In the six months since Christmas, 11 young people have committed suicide and another 379 have tried to do so on the Pine Ridge reservation, said Oglala Sioux Council member Collins Clifford.
June 30, 2015
A state appellate court has ruled that Scottsdale can't prohibit sign walkers from holding, carrying and waving advertising signs on public streets and sidewalks
June 30, 2015

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