KJZZ News

United States Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is calling for a new strategy to battle wildfires across the sagebrush country of the Intermountain West.
March 10, 2015
A bill that would allow parents to opt-out of statewide assessment tests, for their kids, won approval in the Arizona House. It will allow a parent to submit a written request to let their child meet alternate graduation standards.
March 10, 2015
The state House took steps Monday to create an interstate compact that would limit Arizona's ability to regulate firearms transfers.
March 10, 2015
The state of Arizona is challenging an EPA plan to reduce air pollution in national parks and wilderness areas. The EPA has stepped in after determining the state’s plan to cut pollution wasn't strong enough.
March 10, 2015
German automaker Volkswagen says it will invest $1 billion to expand its plant in central Mexico, where it plans to produce a version of the Tiguan sport utility vehicle that will hit the market in 2017.
March 10, 2015
After almost six months in an all-male immigration detention center a transgender woman from Guatemala is "hopeful" she will be released and wait for her asylum court case outside of detention.
March 10, 2015
Immigration agents around the country rounded up more than 2,000 immigrants with criminal records in recent days and placed them in deportation proceedings. The operation netted 33 arrests in Arizona.
March 09, 2015
The state budget that was approved over the weekend and will go into effect in July, includes nearly 100 million dollars in cuts to public universities.
March 09, 2015
With a successful cross-country flight under its belt, a solar powered airplane is now attempting to fly around the world. The Solar Impulse has a dozen stops scheduled over the next few months, one here in the Valley.
March 09, 2015
Mothers of disappeared and murdered women in the Mexican border city of Juárez took to the streets Sunday for International Women's Day.
March 09, 2015
Upper Lake Mary doubled in size last weekend. Two Flagstaff-area snow storms in March have filled the lake with more than 1.6 billion gallons of water.
March 09, 2015
Monday is the first workday after the annual switch to daylight saving time in most of the country. Arizona is one of the few spots in the U.S. that does not “spring forward" and some studies say that’s a good thing.
March 09, 2015
Two major ramps on the Loop 101 freeway in Scottsdale are closed for the next two months.
March 09, 2015
The flu season is not over but may be starting to wind down. Health officials report this year’s flu vaccine was not as effective as hoped.
March 09, 2015
A swarm of bees chased players from the field and fans from their seats before the Angels' Mike Trout hit his first spring homer and the Royals' Eric Hosmer connected for his second, and Kansas City beat Los Angeles 6-4 Sunday.
March 09, 2015
The idea of rail service between Phoenix and Tucson has been under study for years but now there are some numbers to put to the project.
March 09, 2015
Leaders from several education and social service organizations gathered in front of the state capitol today to protest the new state budget proposal. The $9 billion spending plan was announced Wednesday and is currently making its way through the legislature.
March 06, 2015
Construction began on the Arizona Fallen Firefighter Memorial Friday near the state capitol. The Arizona Firefighters and Emergency Memorial Commission worked to create the monument.
March 06, 2015
The DirecTV blimp is in town and Brett Viets is at the helm as the acting chief pilot.
March 06, 2015
Doug Ducey has signed a bill that would put limits on the state’s Medicaid program if the federal government gives approval.
March 06, 2015

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