KJZZ News

Southwest Snakes Given Endangered Species Protection
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has granted endangered species protection to two rare snakes found in Arizona and New Mexico.
July 7, 2014
Tournament Showcases Indigneous Basketball Teams From Around The World
For many Native American communities, the passion for basketball goes back generations. But to advance past the high school arenas, kids need competition and exposure to scouts, something that can be hard to find for those in isolated communities.
July 7, 2014
River Palms Casino In Laughlin Sells For $6.75 Million Cash
The owners of the Dotty’s tavern chain are buying the River Palms casino in Laughlin for $6.75 million in cash.
July 7, 2014
McCain Wants Kerry To Visit The West Bank
McCain says the U.S. could intervene in the Israel, Palestine situation.
July 7, 2014
Redistricting Issue Reaches Supreme Court
The Independent Redistricting Commission is telling the U.S. Supreme Court that a bid by state lawmakers to take back the power to draw Congressional boundary lines is legally flawed and should be rejected.
July 7, 2014
Stranded Tucson Motorists Rescued By Fire Truck Ladder
A series of storms belted the Tucson area over the weekend, forcing firefighters to conduct a water rescue operation.
July 7, 2014
Cliff Jumper Drowns At Saguaro Lake
A Scottsdale man has drowned at Saguaro Lake.
July 7, 2014
Court Halts Brewers Denial Of Licenses For Immigrants
A federal appeals court has ruled against an Arizona policy denying driver’s licenses to certain immigrants who have been spared from deportation.
July 7, 2014
ADOT Delays Repairs On I-10 Deck Park Tunnel
The Arizona Department of Transportation is postponing repair work on the I-10 Deck Park Tunnel in central Phoenix until next year. That’s so it won’t interfere with scheduled events at two city parks on the tunnel’s roof.
July 7, 2014
More High Pollution Days Could Hurt Those With Lung Disease
The number of high ozone alerts vary from year to year, but are most common during the Valley’s hot summer months. And rising temperatures could create complications for people with respiratory problems.
July 7, 2014
 Attorneys Concerned About Legal Access For Migrant Kids
The federal government has denied volunteer attorneys access to the Nogales, Ariz., facility housing unaccompanied migrant children. Now, attorneys say upcoming changes could make it even harder for these children to get due process.
July 6, 2014
Increase In Arizona Poverty Rates
Arizona saw an almost 10-percent increase in the number of residents living in poverty areas between 2000 and 2010.
July 4, 2014
What Makes A City Or State Small-Business Friendly
Your level of friendliness can be measured by how much you smile or how willing you are to help someone out. From a small business standpoint, though, friendliness has more to do with taxes and regulations.
July 4, 2014
Did You Know: East Valley Home to Ponderosa II
It’s like having our own movie set right here in the Valley. A famous television house was replicated more than 50 years ago in Mesa. Its creation helped lure well-known television stars and new residents to the area.
July 4, 2014
New Warehouses To Be Built In Mesa
Valley developers are planning two warehouse buildings in Mesa and they’re operating on the “if you build it, they will come” theory.
July 4, 2014
Landing LeBron: Phoenix Suns Hope They Have A Chance
Four years ago, one of the most historic free agent signings in NBA history happened when LeBron James announced he would play in Miami. James is on the market again this off-season, and the Phoenix Suns are hoping to get him.
July 4, 2014
Thunderstorms Worry Oak Creek Canyon Residents
Residents in Oak Creek Canyon are keeping their eyes open for any kind of rain this season
July 4, 2014
Dust Storm Causes Valley-Wide Damage
The first dust storm of the season swept through Phoenix last night.
July 4, 2014
IKEA and Humane Society Team Up For Pet Adoption Program
If you’re shopping for a new sofa this summer and you go to IKEA, you may leave with a new puppy, too.
July 4, 2014
NAU Student Housing Project On Hold
A Georgia company's plan to build multifamily housing for Northern Arizona University students is on hold.
July 4, 2014

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