KJZZ News

Work Still Underway To Create New Child Welfare Agency
Here to talk about creating a stand-alone child welfare agency is Charles Flanagan, the Director of the Division of Child Safety and Family Services.
April 16, 2014
Space Exploration Missions Boost Universities — And The Local Economy
NASA last week gave the go-ahead to researchers at the University of Arizona and elsewhere to start building the spacecraft and other facilities needed to study an asteroid.
April 16, 2014
Whats On The Chopping Block As Phoenix Faces $38 Million Deficit?
KJZZ’s Steve Shadley attended a budget meeting at a senior center in Sunnyslope on Tuesday and he joins us with the details.
April 16, 2014
Political Season Is Already Underway In Arizona
Political season is already getting underway.
April 16, 2014
Colorado River Can Turn Deadly For Self-Guided Adventurers
Last month a 31-year-old Oregon man died when his kayak capsized on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. He was one of about 7,000 river runners who each year opt to go without a guide.
April 16, 2014
16 Arrested In Mesa Pawn Shop Bust
Mesa police say they have arrested 16 suspects in connection with a pawn shop that was allegedly selling stolen property.
April 16, 2014
Arizona Senate Gives Preliminary Approval To Bill Allowing Guns In Public Buildings
More than 200,000 people who have state-issued gun permits would be able to bring them into most public buildings under a bill given preliminary approval in the state Senate on Tuesday.
April 16, 2014
Phoenix City Council Considering Proposed Fees
Some new fee proposals will be rolled out at Phoenix City Hall on Wednesday.
April 16, 2014
Flagstaff Issues Fire Restrictions
Northern Arizona is getting ready for fire season about a month early. Flagstaff and the US Forest Service are starting their annual fire restrictions at 8 a.m. this Friday.
April 16, 2014
Grand Canyon University Tax Break Fails
A huge tax break for a private Christian university has once again failed at the Arizona Legislature.
April 15, 2014
Brewer Signs Law Allowing Unannounced Abortion Provider Inspections
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed into law a bill that will allow unannounced inspections of abortion providing health centers.
April 15, 2014
Bill To Ban Cell Phones For New Drivers Advances
The Arizona House has given its approval to a measure that would ban new drivers from using their cell phones once they get their license.
April 15, 2014
Phoenix Budget Hearings Underway
"Save the community centers!" That’s the message senior citizens gave the Phoenix City Council at a budget hearing in Sunnyslope on Thursday.
April 15, 2014
Behind The Scenes At The McDowell Mountain Music Festival
Five acres of Hance Park are being transformed into an outdoor concert arena this weekend.
April 15, 2014
State Road 89-A Switchbacks To Be Closed Most Of The Summer
One of the most narrow, winding roads in Arizona will be closed for a good chunk of the summer for repaving. The closure will affect State Route 89-A, north of Sedona.
April 15, 2014
Hiker Rescued After Fall In Wilbur Canyon Area
A Phoenix man is recovering after he was injured while canyoneering in a rugged area northeast of Sedona.
April 15, 2014
Fisher Fire Near Flagstaff Under Firefighter Control
Firefighters say they now have the upper hand on the Fisher wildfire, which broke out about five miles southeast of Flagstaff on Friday.
April 15, 2014
Air Support, Ground Attack Being Used To Keep Brown Fire From Spreading
Firefighters from the Coronado National Forest are battling a blaze in the Huachuca Mountains, near Sierra Vista, that has burned more than 300 acres.
April 15, 2014
Baby Found In Hot Car, Chandler Mother Arrested
A Chandler woman was booked into jail on Saturday after being accused of leaving her 1-year-old son in a hot car while she was shopping for groceries for more than 40 minutes.
April 15, 2014
Phoenix Shoe Thrower Faces Federal Charges
A Phoenix woman is now facing federal charges for allegedly throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton last week.
April 14, 2014

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