KJZZ News

A little more than a week ago, California Governor Jerry Brown announced the state needed to make major cutbacks in water usage to deal with the effects of drought. We talked about how that could impact Arizona and whether we are on the verge of having to cut back on how much water we use.
Apr. 15, 2015
Since the Federal Aviation Administration implemented new departure procedures in and out of Sky Harbor last September, the response from residents living below the new flight paths has been as loud as the noise above. Now things may be coming to a head after the FAA released a report containing possible adjustments to two procedures.
Apr. 15, 2015
New Mexico’s Game and Fish Department said a duck at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in southern New Mexico has tested positive for a highly virulent strain of bird flu.
Apr. 15, 2015
The Navajo Nation Supreme Court has settled the question of how to pay for a belated presidential election in a case it says has been fraught with political self-interest.
Apr. 15, 2015
The U.S. State Department issued its latest travel warning for Mexico this week. The update includes fewer restrictions on the Mexican border city of Juárez.
Apr. 15, 2015
Growing bark beetle populations have decimated forests in the western United States, with some damage to northern and eastern Arizona forests. But local research is getting closer to a “solution” that may help.
Apr. 15, 2015
The drought lingers on in the Southwest, but one of Central Arizona’s biggest utilities expects more water coming down into the Valley this year.
Apr. 14, 2015
The sheriff and four others will face a four-day civil contempt of court hearing beginning on April 21.
Apr. 14, 2015
The city of Tempe was in the early stages of banning the distribution of single-use plastic bags before Governor Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1241 that prohibits these bans. Despite the bill, Tempe Council member Lauren Kuby said the city plans to move forward with discouraging plastic bag use.
Apr. 14, 2015
Arizonans will soon need a new ID to fly.
Apr. 14, 2015
The monorail system at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is seeing more daily passengers. Since 2013, ridership has increased by about 30 percent.
Apr. 14, 2015
Tucson-based La Frontera said it plans a staggered transition to phase out operations in Don-ya Ana County and several others in southwestern New Mexico.
Apr. 14, 2015
Prior to 2014 legislative candidates could take no more than $440 from any one source, with statewide contenders limited to $912. Last year lawmakers boosted the cap to $4,000 for both. The new law signed Monday by Gov. Doug Ducey provides for $5,000 donations.
Apr. 14, 2015
Arizona motorists are soon going to have twice as many chances to get out of their speeding tickets.
Apr. 14, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed a bill allotting more than $1 million to implement a pilot program to predict where and when crime will happen.
Apr. 14, 2015
A border crossing that's seen as part of a template to rescue damaged, rural economies along the Rio Grande has marked its second anniversary.
Apr. 14, 2015
Republican Sen. Kimberley Yee of Phoenix sponsored the provision as a means to increase accountability for naturopaths issuing medical marijuana certificates.
Apr. 14, 2015
Banner Health’s corporate headquarters in Phoenix is busting at the seams after a year of growth, and the state’s largest hospital system now is eying a bigger space in midtown Phoenix.
Apr. 14, 2015
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton announced last week that Uber is planning to open what he called a global command center in Phoenix. But officials with Uber won’t confirm that statement.
Apr. 14, 2015
One year after whistleblowers at the Phoenix VA went public about of delays in patient care, the House Committee on Veterans affairs is inquiring into whistleblower retaliations. Three whistleblowers testified about how they were treated after coming forward with the accusations of misconduct.
Apr. 13, 2015

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