KJZZ News

The board overseeing Arizona's three public universities has voted to grant in-state tuition to young immigrants who were granted deferred deportation status by the Obama administration.
May 07, 2015
Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past. Even a majority of Republicans in the country can see themselves voting for someone who would protect millions of immigrants from deportation, according to a new poll.
May 07, 2015
The Arizona Department of Transportation said State Route 67 will reopen Wednesday. It's closed regularly over the winter season due to heavy snowfall.
May 07, 2015
The church's east tower is undergoing a restoration project that goes into full swing this summer and is expected to last five years. The projected cost is $3 million.
May 07, 2015
The Yuma Sector purchased a Riverine Shallow Draft Vessel that will be used to monitor the Colorado River, spokesman Richard Withers said.
May 07, 2015
More than 90 percent of people experience earworms — songs or jingles that get stuck in your head and just won’t go away. Now three researchers from the University of Arizona are trying to find out why.
May 07, 2015
Arizona State University economists say 2015 is the year for job creation, but expressed concerns about wages and education, which they said are underlying, long-term problems.
May 06, 2015
Since a judge upheld a Maricopa County Community College District policy that allows immigrant students who have work permits under the DACA program to pay in-state tuition rates, immigrant rights advocates are hoping that ruling will set a precedent for other institutions in the state.
May 06, 2015
A bill that would give Customs and Border Protection quicker access to more federal land along the border has passed a U.S. Senate committee. Senator John McCain, the bill’s sponsor, says current restrictions on vehicular traffic are slowing officer response times.
May 06, 2015
A group of current and former students and staff from GateWay Community College are threatening to file a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Maricopa County Community College District.
May 06, 2015
A rare, elderly bear has been euthanized at a Tucson Zoo. She was the oldest known Malayan sun bear in captivity.
May 06, 2015
Valley weather has been a little bizarre over the past week or so. So what’s going on? And does it give us any idea about what kind of summer we’ll have?
May 06, 2015
Some people who watched the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao last weekend were a little hesitant because of the personal lives of the fighters. Mayweather in particular, because he served time for domestic violence.
May 06, 2015
Last week, Solar City announced it was relocating a number of workers out of Arizona in response to Salt River Project’s actions on solar rates and fees.
May 06, 2015
Abusive marriages and domestic violence aren’t topics that are typically entertaining. They’re also unlikely to induce side-splitting laughter.
May 06, 2015
KJZZ’s Jude Joffe-Block was at Phoenix College on Wednesday morning as a group of DREAMers held a news conference to talk about the decision.
May 06, 2015
In the next several weeks, the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office will deploy body cameras to some of its deputies. It’s something the agency has been working towards for the last year, especially in light of what’s happened in Ferguson, Missouri and now Baltimore.
May 06, 2015
One Los Alamos National Laboratory employee has been released from the hospital and another is in critical but stable condition after being burned in an accident last weekend at the nuclear weapons research facility.
May 06, 2015
Attorney General Mark Brnovich has issued a formal legal opinion saying public officials can use their offices and resources to "educate" voters on why they believe marijuana should not be made legal.
May 06, 2015
A new indictment reinstates animal cruelty charges against the owners of a Glibert-area kennel in the June 2014 heat exhaustion deaths of 21 dogs and the injury of four others.
May 06, 2015

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