KJZZ News

Arrest Warrant For Newly Elected Representative Dropped
An arrest warrant for a newly elected state representative has been dropped, after outstanding fines were paid.
Nov. 18, 2014
Ducey Faces Budget Challenges As He Prepares To Take Office
The state is currently spending $9.3 billion. That will increase by $100 million next year, even if Arizona does not shell out the $336 million it owes the public schools.
Nov. 18, 2014
Tucson Apartment Towers Agree To Eviction For Residents Disrupting Islamic Center
Apartment managers and Tucson City Council members are taking action to stop students from disrupting the Islamic Center in Tucson near the University of Arizona campus.
Nov. 18, 2014
City of Phoenix Opens Live Data Access On Valley Metro Transit System
Many Valley Metro riders know that when their bus or light rail arrives, it may not match the time on their schedule. But a new policy may make live transit data available to the public, though your access to it may be outside the city’s hands.
Nov. 18, 2014
Police Union Holds No-Confidence Vote For Phoenix Chief
The Phoenix Law Enforcement Association is holding a vote of no confidence on the city’s police chief Daniel Garcia.
Nov. 17, 2014
Pope Francis Visit To U.S. Could Include Stop In A Border State
The Vatican confirmed Pope Francis will visit the United States next fall and he might even stop in Arizona. But the pope’s travel itinerary has not yet been finalized.
Nov. 17, 2014
Phoenix Art Museum Names New Director
Amada Cruz has been named the new director at the Phoenix Art Museum.
Nov. 17, 2014
Timber Trucks Can Carry More Weight On Some State Routes
Timber trucks may soon be allowed to carry additional weight on several state highways. The change is part of a pilot program being launched by the Arizona Department of Transportation and the State Forestry Division.
Nov. 17, 2014
Tucson Meeting To Address Ongoing Issues With Apartment Towers Near Campus
A meeting Monday is aimed at trying to solve issues between the Islamic Center of Tucson and a nearby apartment complex. In recent weeks there have been incidents of bottles being thrown at the center from the apartments above.
Nov. 17, 2014
Phoenix Residents Cautiously Optimistic About FAA Response
Phoenix residents say they’re cautiously optimistic about the Federal Aviation Administration’s response to complaints about recent flight path changes over residential neighborhoods.
Nov. 17, 2014
Hiker Found Dead In North-Central Arizona
The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office says its helicopter spotted the body of 57-year-old David Polcyn in a canyon area Monday morning and that it appears he was injured from a fall.
Nov. 17, 2014
Glendale Looks At Cost For Hosting Final Four
Now that Glendale has been picked as a site for the NCAA’s 2017 Basketball Championship, the city has other issues to deal with to get ready. One of the big ones is the cost of public safety for a major event.
Nov. 17, 2014
State Board Blocks Construction Of Planned Florence Copper Mine
A state board has blocked construction of a controversial copper mine planned for central Arizona, at least the way it is planned.
Nov. 17, 2014
Public Hearings Start For Proposed Highway Between Apache Junction, Eloy
Public hearings start Monday on a proposed highway between Apache Junction and Eloy. The “North-South Corridor” would link U.S. 60 to I-10 through the San Tan Valley.
Nov. 17, 2014
Montis La Casa Vieja Closing Its Doors
Monti’s La Casa Vieja will serve its last meals Monday. It’s been a fixture on the corner of Mill and Rio Salado Parkway in downtown Tempe.
Nov. 17, 2014
FAA: Planes Over Central Phoenix Neigborhoods Not Flying Right Route
The Federal Aviation Administration has responded to Phoenix residents’ complaints about flight paths over residential neighborhoods.
Nov. 17, 2014
Tempe History Museum Exhibit Remembers Citys Musical History
The Tempe History Museum is exploring the city’s unique musical history in a new exhibit called “The Tempe Sound” which opens Friday and highlights musical acts of many different genres.
Nov. 14, 2014
Gila River Gets Closer To Diversion
The staff of a New Mexico commission is recommending the diversion of a river that runs through Arizona and New Mexico.
Nov. 14, 2014
Court Decision On Roadway Liability Could Have Local Impact
The Arizona Supreme Court will hear a case to decide if states are liable for problems with their roadways.
Nov. 14, 2014
Warrant Issued For Arizona Legislator For Traffic Violations
A newly elected Arizona legislator is wanted on a warrant stemming from failure to pay fines from traffic violations in 2010.
Nov. 14, 2014

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