KJZZ News

Monday marked the first day of classes for first-year medical students at the University of Arizona’s Phoenix campus. The program has grown since last year, but officials remain concerned that students won’t be able to stay in the state after graduation.
July 07, 2014
The Arizona Department of Transportation is postponing repair work on the I-10 Deck Park Tunnel in central Phoenix until next year. That’s so it won’t interfere with scheduled events at two city parks on the tunnel’s roof.
July 07, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has granted endangered species protection to two rare snakes found in Arizona and New Mexico.
July 07, 2014
The owners of the Dotty’s tavern chain are buying the River Palms casino in Laughlin for $6.75 million in cash.
July 07, 2014
Arizona's highway patrol officers, sheriff's deputies and other law enforcement officers arrested nearly 400 people on suspicion of driving under the influence over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
July 07, 2014
Officials say a fire at a recycling plant near the Phoenix airport is spreading smoke that's visible for miles but isn't threatening any structures.
July 07, 2014
McCain says the U.S. could intervene in the Israel, Palestine situation.
July 07, 2014
The Independent Redistricting Commission is telling the U.S. Supreme Court that a bid by state lawmakers to take back the power to draw Congressional boundary lines is legally flawed and should be rejected.
July 07, 2014
A series of storms belted the Tucson area over the weekend, forcing firefighters to conduct a water rescue operation.
July 07, 2014
A Scottsdale man has drowned at Saguaro Lake.
July 07, 2014
For many Native American communities, the passion for basketball goes back generations. But to advance past the high school arenas, kids need competition and exposure to scouts, something that can be hard to find for those in isolated communities.
July 07, 2014
A federal appeals court has ruled against an Arizona policy denying driver’s licenses to certain immigrants who have been spared from deportation.
July 07, 2014
Your level of friendliness can be measured by how much you smile or how willing you are to help someone out. From a small business standpoint, though, friendliness has more to do with taxes and regulations.
July 04, 2014
Arizona saw an almost 10-percent increase in the number of residents living in poverty areas between 2000 and 2010.
July 04, 2014
Valley developers are planning two warehouse buildings in Mesa and they’re operating on the “if you build it, they will come” theory.
July 04, 2014
Four years ago, one of the most historic free agent signings in NBA history happened when LeBron James announced he would play in Miami. James is on the market again this off-season, and the Phoenix Suns are hoping to get him.
July 04, 2014
Residents in Oak Creek Canyon are keeping their eyes open for any kind of rain this season
July 04, 2014
The first dust storm of the season swept through Phoenix last night.
July 04, 2014
If you’re shopping for a new sofa this summer and you go to IKEA, you may leave with a new puppy, too.
July 04, 2014
A Georgia company's plan to build multifamily housing for Northern Arizona University students is on hold.
July 04, 2014

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