KJZZ News

Bruce Hallin, Rob Davis On Importance Of Healthy Forests
The 2014 wildfire season was calm in Arizona, relatively speaking. 200,000 acres of grassland and forest burned, but prescribed burns also may help limit the outburst of catastrophic fires.
Oct. 15, 2014
Immigration Law Shot Down By 9th Circuit
A federal appeals court struck down Prop 100 today on a 9-2 vote. The law denied bond to undocumented immigrants who were charged with "serious" crimes.
Oct. 15, 2014
Jana Bommersbach On Her New Novel Cattle Kate
Award-winning investigative reporter Jana Bommersbach has written her first novel, though it treads on some familiar ground for Bommersbach.
Oct. 15, 2014
Professor Buys Signs From Homeless People For Art Project
Southern Methodist University advertising professor Willie Baronet has been buying signs from homeless people for an art project.
Oct. 15, 2014
Mesa Mayor Optimistic About Apple Plants Future
The future of the 1.5 million square foot Apple plant is uncertain. GT Advanced Technologies, the company that makes glass for Apple products in Mesa, filed for bankruptcy.
Oct. 15, 2014
AZ Dept of Corrections Settles Prison Healthcare Lawsuit
The Arizona Department of Corrections has agreed to implement significant improvements to the state’s prison healthcare system. The new standards are a part of a settlement filed on Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Oct. 15, 2014
US Supreme Court Blocks Strict Provisions On Abortion Clinics In Texas
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday halted strict new rules for clinics that provide abortions in Texas. The order holds until a legal challenge against those rules goes before a federal appeals court.
Oct. 15, 2014
Peoria First Grader Dies After Battling Respiratory Illness
A first-grade student at Peoria’s Vistancia Elementary School, has died, after contracting what has been described as a serious respiratory condition.
Oct. 15, 2014
Border Patrol Rescues Migrants West Of Arivaca
The Border Patrol said it rescued an undocumented immigrant from Mexico and one from Guatemala after the two became dehydrated and couldn’t keep up with others in their group in the mountains west of Arivaca.
Oct. 15, 2014
DuVal, Ducey Dodge Questions About Marijuana
The major party candidates for governor, Democrat Fred DuVal and Republican Doug Ducey finally agree on something. Neither wants to say whether he inhaled marijuana.
Oct. 15, 2014
Comment Period Reopened For Yellow-Billed Cuckoo Habitat
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to designate more than 546,000 acres of critical habitat in 80 separate units in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Wyoming for the yellow-billed cuckoo.
Oct. 15, 2014
Cellular Dead Zone Caused Delay In Slide Fire Response
Community members say the Slide Fire, which scorched more than 21,000 acres of forest in Oak Creek Canyon last spring, could have been extinguished much sooner.
Oct. 15, 2014
Margaret Chos Standup Branches Out
When comedian Margaret Cho first hit national fame, it was based on a standup act featuring stories about her Korean roots and how she was perceived.
Oct. 14, 2014
Federal Judge Dismisses Violence Charge Against Shoe Thrower
A federal judge has dismissed a misdemeanor violence charge against the Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton at an April metal recycling conference in Las Vegas.
Oct. 14, 2014
Ribbon Cutting Nogales Commemorates Expanded Border Crossing
Elected officials from both sides of the border will celebrate the expansion of Arizona’s busiest border crossing on Wednesday.
Oct. 14, 2014
Leaders Across Southwest Deliberate Drought Policy
From nuclear power to drip irrigated yards, millions of gallons of water are wasted through old technologies. Leaders across the southwest are trying change that.
Oct. 14, 2014
Kerr Donates To McKale Renovations
A former University of Arizona basketball star has given $1 million to help renovate McKale Center.
Oct. 14, 2014
Gubernatorial Candidates Discuss How To Deal With Impending Budget Shortfall
The two gubernatorial candidates focused on education, the economy and the budget in Tuesday’s debate. This is the last debate before the November election.
Oct. 14, 2014
Immigrant Children Begin School In New Mexico Detention Center
About 200 immigrant children held in a remote facility in New Mexico began school this week.
Oct. 14, 2014
Republican State Rep: Legalize Recreational Marijuana In Arizona
A Republican representative from Tucson is calling on his caucus to seriously consider making the recreational use of marijuana legal in Arizona.
Oct. 14, 2014

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