KJZZ News

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 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
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
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
The U.S. Forest Service plans to move forward with implementing a drone program. The agency has been experimenting with the unmanned aircrafts for the last few years in its wildfire management.
May 06, 2015
Park officials said National Park Service and Forest Service fire managers plan to burn 50 acres of predominantly ponderosa pine starting Thursday.
May 06, 2015
Raytheon has agreed to deliver 44 missiles, called SM-3 Block IBs, but this could be increased to 52 missiles, a press release said. The impact of the missiles is comparable to that of a 10-ton truck traveling at 600 mph and is directed at incoming missiles.
May 06, 2015
Final results from the Navajo Nation presidential election show Russell Begaye winning nearly 63 percent of the vote to defeat Joe Shirley Jr.
May 06, 2015
Residents of Phoenix are not getting all they wanted in this year’s city budget. The council held a meeting Tuesday to look at what could and could not be included.
May 06, 2015
Daimler Trucks North America LLC said that in addition to debuting the company's self-driving semi-truck on the Hoover Dam Tuesday night, the vehicle maker also broke Guinness World Records when it projected the highest light output ever turning the dam into a massive movie screen.
May 06, 2015
Researchers are looking into the threat of pneumonia spreading among desert bighorn sheep in the Grand Canyon.
May 06, 2015

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