KJZZ News

A Yarnell elementary school will stay open after struggling with enrollment and financial issues.
July 16, 2014
Saguaro National Park officials said they’ll take advantage of the increased moisture in southern Arizona from recent monsoon storms to resume work to restore native vegetation. Crews plan to apply herbicide on non-native buffelgrass, which competes with saguaro, Palo Verde trees and other plants that are native to the Sonoran Desert.
July 16, 2014
Home builder confidence hits a six-month high, but those in Arizona aren't as optimistic.
July 16, 2014
Two former Utah Attorneys General were arrested on Tuesday as part of a bribery investigation.
July 16, 2014
Flagstaff banned texting while driving — and cycling — Tuesday night.
July 16, 2014
The Glendale city council has dropped its long-standing opposition to a proposed casino near the city.
July 15, 2014
The end is near for the Compadre baseball stadium in Chandler. The one-time spring training facility for the Milwaukee Brewers will be torn down this month to make room for new homes.
July 15, 2014
A Works Progress Administration (WPA) building at the Arizona State Fairgrounds built in 1938 is scheduled to be demolished Wednesday.
July 15, 2014
Democrats in the Arizona House want Republican Gov. Jan Brewer to call a special session of the Legislature to allocate $317 million that a judge ordered the state to pay to schools.
July 15, 2014
A Phoenix man is under fire by the Arizona Corporation Commission for allegedly breaking the state’s securities laws and is facing more than $11 million in civil fines.
July 15, 2014
Phoenix-based Apollo Education Group says the U.S. Department of Education will start reviewing some aspects of its business next month.
July 15, 2014
Forest officials in northern Arizona are planning two public meetings on a draft environmental impact statement released by the Coconino National Forest.
July 15, 2014
The Women, Infants and Children food assistance program, known as WIC, is getting a makeover in Arizona thanks to a $5 million federal grant.
July 14, 2014
The Arizona Department of Revenue stopped more than $74 million in fraudulent refunds from being sent out in fiscal year 2013. That’s a $42 million increase from the year before.
July 14, 2014
The Salt River Project is reporting another dry winter runoff season. 2014 was the eighth driest winter on record in terms of snow melt for the Salt and Verde River watersheds.
July 14, 2014
The University of Arizona is joining hundreds of colleges across the nation with a campus-wide ban on tobacco.
July 14, 2014
Former Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce has been offered a job with the Maricopa County Treasurer's office.
July 14, 2014
A new study ranks Arizona's rural roads as seventh most deadly in the country. The Road Information Program, a national research group also found that rural roads in Arizona have a fatality rate at two and a half times higher than all other roads in the state.
July 14, 2014
A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man who escaped from a central Arizona jail.
July 14, 2014
President Barack Obama, seeking to keep a humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border from becoming a deeper political liability, pushed back Wednesday at critics who have cast his administration's response to the influx of unaccompanied children as slow and ineffective.
July 14, 2014

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