KJZZ News

Arizona, Kansas Want Stay In Proof Of Citizenship Case Lifted
Arizona and Kansas asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to lift an emergency stay it issued last week, in a case dealing with proof of citizenship for voters.
May 13, 2014
Appeals Court Hears Argument Over Arizona Medication Abortion Restrictions
Judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals articulated some skepticism over Arizona's medication abortion restrictions in court on Tuesday morning.
May 13, 2014
Cop In Sexting Case Keeps Her Job
A judge has overturned the demotion of a Tucson police officer for taking sexually explicit pictures and videos of herself and sending them to another officer.
May 13, 2014
Plane Lost Power Before Fatal Arizona Crash
Federal transportation officials say a plane on a sightseeing tour in northern Arizona experienced a loss of engine power before it crashed, killing one person.
May 13, 2014
Medical Marijuana Card Holder Arrested In PCSO Pot Bust
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Department has broken up what it says was a major marijuana growing operation and arrested the man they say was running it at a home in Saddlebrook, Arizona.
May 13, 2014
Tempe Ranks High For Bike Commuters
According to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau, more than four percent of workers in Tempe bike to the office. The study showed bicycle commuting is highest in the West and in college towns.
May 12, 2014
Sky Harbor Record
The month of March was the busiest ever at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
May 12, 2014
Horne Faces Election Law Complaint
A former employee of Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has filed a complaint alleging his staff is doing campaign work on state time.
May 12, 2014
High Winds Fuel New Mexico Wildfire
A fast growing wildfire is burning in the Gila National Forest of Southwest New Mexico.
May 12, 2014
Northern Arizona City Declares Water Crisis
A northern Arizona city that relies primarily on runoff has declared a water crisis.
May 12, 2014
Decision in Tom Horne Campaign Finance Case Due
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne should learn this week if a campaign finance case against him officially ends or it he must continue to fight the allegations.
May 12, 2014
Arizona Weather Heats Back Up To 100 Degrees This Week
Earlier this month, Phoenix recorded the first temperature over 100 degrees, but Valley weather quickly cooled after that. This week, those warm temperatures will be back.
May 12, 2014
Wrong-Way Driver Hits And Kills Off-Duty Mesa Police Officer
An off-duty police officer driving home from work and a wrong-way driver were killed early this morning in a head-on collision in Tempe. The accident took place on a ramp connecting the I-10 and the U.S. 60 freeways.
May 12, 2014
Judge To Decide If Lawmakers Owe Arizona Public Schools $2.9 Billion
The latest legal battle over school finance could turn into a constitutional crisis in Arizona. The state Supreme Court ruled last year the Legislature ignored a 2000 mandate from the voters to increase state aid to public schools each year to account for inflation.
May 12, 2014
New Arizona Law Would Make Abortion Inaccessible In Northern Arizona
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Tuesday to decide whether to block new Arizona abortion regulations. The new law would make it more difficult for women in rural parts of the state to access abortion services.
May 12, 2014
Study Shows Support For Mesa Communal Arts Center
A new survey shows valley artists want more options for affordable work and living quarters. The study backs a proposal to build a multi-use arts center in downtown Mesa.
May 12, 2014
Phoenix Warehouse District Gets A Makeover While Preserving Its Original Look
Not far from the sporty, artsy, touristy urban core is a concentration of old buildings – known as the Warehouse District. Most of the buildings here are exactly what you’d expect. Big empty boxes. Exposed beams and columns.
May 9, 2014
Did You Know: Barrister Place Building In 1960 Psycho Film
Dozens of locations throughout Arizona have been used as a backdrop to many Hollywood films. But only one captures the Phoenix skyline.
May 9, 2014
Yarnell Daze: One Year After The Fire
The Yarnell Hill Fire left about a third of the town's residents without a place to live. Rebuilding efforts are still ongoing. But that won’t stop Yarnell from celebrating this weekend.
May 9, 2014
911 Calls In Arizona Are Becoming More Interactive
911 calls in Arizona have been undergoing changes that require callers to become participants.
May 9, 2014

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