KJZZ News

Arizona ranks in the middle of the states in a new report from AARP that considers care and quality of life for older adults, people with disabilities and family caregivers.
Jun. 25, 2014
A former Republican Superintendent of Public Instruction is continuing her call for the resignation of current school superintendent John Huppenthal.
Jun. 25, 2014
The latest wave of Central American families and children crossing the Southwest border in recent months is triggering déjà vu for some. In the 1980s about a million Guatemalans and Salvadorans fled to the U.S., escaping civil war.
Jun. 25, 2014
House and Senate lawmakers met Tuesday to work out a compromise for the scandal-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs. The scandal broke this spring with reports that officials in Phoenix were falsifying records and delaying treatment for veterans.
Jun. 24, 2014
Wal-Mart is opening a store at Metrocenter in northwest Phoenix. It’s welcome news to investors who have been trying to attract retailers and customers back to the aging mall.
Jun. 24, 2014
Imagine floating in a balloon 120,000 feet above Earth. One company is a step closer to making that a reality after a successful test flight that broke the world record for the highest parafoil balloon space flight.
Jun. 24, 2014
The Secretary of Homeland Security will be in Nogales, Ariz. on Wednesday.
Jun. 24, 2014
The FBI says a crackdown on popular spots for prostitution activity has led to more than 60 arrests.
Jun. 24, 2014
A federal judge has refused to ease the requirement that candidates for statewide office get nominating petition signatures from residents of at least three counties.
Jun. 24, 2014
Friday is a big day for the Phoenix Coyotes, as the NHL team changes its name to the Arizona Coyotes.
Jun. 24, 2014
New statistics released Tuesday by the home data company RealtyTrac show home prices were up 13 percent nationally last month.
Jun. 24, 2014
A top federal investigator has identified what she calls "a troubling pattern of deficient patient care" at Veterans Affairs facilities around the country.
Jun. 24, 2014
The Glendale city council is scheduled to vote Tuesday night on a measure to extend a temporary sales tax indefinitely.
Jun. 23, 2014
The Navajo Nation is responding to concerns that Assayii Lake fire donations may not be making it to wildfire victims. Officials said they’ve received death threats over the matter.
Jun. 23, 2014
Arizona highway drivers will now be able to do something on the road they have never been able to do before… Recycle.
Jun. 23, 2014
Animal Control officers are seeing fewer cat bites this year. Last year, 15,000 cats were trapped, neutered and released. This year, less than half that number has been caught. Stephanie Nichols-Young from the Animal Defense League credits the Trap Neuter Return campaign for the drop in cat incidents.
Jun. 23, 2014
State Senator Al Melvin is ending his campaign for governor. The Tucson Republican was having problems raising campaign contributions.
Jun. 23, 2014
Sonora, Mex., Gov. Guillermo Padres was in Paradise Valley last week for the regular meeting of the Arizona-Mexico Commission. The flood of immigrants from Central America was a hot topic for the already scheduled meeting.
Jun. 23, 2014
The woman who compiles and presents Arizona’s monthly jobless statistics has some tips for teens who are looking for summer jobs in the state.
Jun. 23, 2014
Thousands of educators from every state are meeting in Denver this week to address the topics facing students, schools and the teaching profession.
Jun. 23, 2014

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