KJZZ News

How Will The Suns Draft Go After Than Better-Than-Expected Season?
So with the NBA draft taking place Thursday and with three first-round picks, does the Suns’ better than expected year change their strategy of building with young players?
June 25, 2014
ADOT Addressing Wrong-Way Driver Dangers
The issue of wrong-way drivers has become a major problem in the Valley.
June 25, 2014
New System Causes Some Drivers To Get Incorrect Photo On License
State Transportation officials are blaming a new system for the problem of some people getting the wrong picture on their driver's license.
June 25, 2014
Property Owners File Suit Against State For Yarnell Hill Fire
Dozens of property owners in central Arizona have sued the state, saying it failed miserably in its management of a wildfire that killed 19 Hotshots.
June 25, 2014
Arizona Middle Of Pack In New AARP Report
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.
June 25, 2014
Former Schools Superintendent Calls For Huppenthals Resignation
A former Republican Superintendent of Public Instruction is continuing her call for the resignation of current school superintendent John Huppenthal.
June 25, 2014
Wave Of Central American Migrants Triggers 30-Year-Old Memories
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.
June 25, 2014
Reform Bills Passed For Veterans Affairs Scandal
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.
June 24, 2014
Wal-Mart Will Open A Super Store At Metrocenter
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.
June 24, 2014
One Step Closer To Commercial Space Travel
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.
June 24, 2014
Head Of Homeland Security To Visit Nogales Wednesday
The Secretary of Homeland Security will be in Nogales, Ariz. on Wednesday.
June 24, 2014
More Than 60 Arrests In Statewide Prostitution Sting
The FBI says a crackdown on popular spots for prostitution activity has led to more than 60 arrests.
June 24, 2014
Judges Decision Means Nomination Signature Rules Wont Change
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.
June 24, 2014
NHL Coyotes Name Change Takes Effect This Week
Friday is a big day for the Phoenix Coyotes, as the NHL team changes its name to the Arizona Coyotes.
June 24, 2014
Expert Says Valleys Modest Real Estate Gains Are Good News
New statistics released Tuesday by the home data company RealtyTrac show home prices were up 13 percent nationally last month.
June 24, 2014
Official: VA Problems Go Far Beyond Wait Times
A top federal investigator has identified what she calls "a troubling pattern of deficient patient care" at Veterans Affairs facilities around the country.
June 24, 2014
Glendale Votes To Extend A Sales Tax Indefinitely
The Glendale city council is scheduled to vote Tuesday night on a measure to extend a temporary sales tax indefinitely.
June 23, 2014
Navajo Nation Responds To Fire Donations Concerns
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.
June 23, 2014
Feral Cat Bite Incidents Down This Year
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.
June 23, 2014
Al Melvin Ends His Campaign For Governor
State Senator Al Melvin is ending his campaign for governor. The Tucson Republican was having problems raising campaign contributions.
June 23, 2014

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