KJZZ News

 The Big Bend And Boquillas: An Experiment On The Border
An experiment designed to relaunch destroyed rural border economies an both sides of the Rio Grande appears to be successful.
Nov. 19, 2013
Katie Courics Talk Show Travels To Arizona
The nationally-syndicated Katie Couric talk show "Katie!" came to Arizona to honor former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband former astronaut Mark Kelley.
Nov. 19, 2013
Shortage Of Lethal Injection Drugs Raises Legal Questions
The Arizona Department of Corrections is saying little as four more death row inmates get closer to being executed.
Nov. 19, 2013
Montgomery Urges Parents Bidding For Use Of Marijuana Extract To Work With Legislators
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is asking a judge to throw out a bid by the parents of a 5-year-old Mesa boy, who suffers from seizures, to get a marijuana extract from dispensaries.
Nov. 19, 2013
Former Sheriff’s Office Director Indicted For Computer Tampering, Identity Theft
A man the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says wanted to head up the county’s Criminal Justice Information system has instead been indicted for hacking into the sheriff’s office computers.
Nov. 19, 2013
Cold Storage: Migrants Refer To Border Cells As
Temperatures in some detention cells from Texas to Arizona are so low that migrants say it’s a form of punishment to keep them from crossing again.
Nov. 19, 2013
Salvation Army Collection Days Shortened
Next week is Thanksgiving, and that also means Salvation Army red kettles outside store fronts. The organization will launch its community fundraising drives after the holiday.
Nov. 19, 2013
 Family
Late last week, a judge in federal court in Phoenix dismissed the lawsuit against six ATF employees and a prosecutor, ruling in part that, because the family already receives death benefits following Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s murder, compensation has already been made.
Nov. 18, 2013
Jury Selection Begins In Second Temple Murder Retrial
Jury selection started Monday in the second retrial of a man charged with several murders at a Buddhist temple more than 20 years ago.
Nov. 18, 2013
Organization Helps Children Play Nice
Recess- a time in school that many of us looked forward to. It was a time to play with friends, run around and use our outside voices, but for many kids today recess is no longer fun and games.
Nov. 18, 2013
 NAD Bank Announces Plans for First Cross-Nation Wind Farm Project
Two binational groups have proposed building a wind farm project that spans Mexico and the United States.
Nov. 18, 2013
Smoke Visible From Prescribed Burn On Grand Canyons North Rim
A three-day prescribed burn is planned to start Monday on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. The fire is expected to produce residual smoke for several days or weeks.
Nov. 18, 2013
 Remittances Sent To Latin America Recover From Recession
The United States is the largest source of remittances to Latin America. The recession greatly slowed money being sent to home countries by migrants. But the Pew Hispanic Trends Project has found that rates in most Latin American countries have bounced back, except in Mexico.
Nov. 18, 2013
 In Albuquerque, Human Trafficking Evolves And Grows
A recent study claims that nearly 30 million people on the planet live in slavery­ a practice that relies on the trafficking of human beings. Human trafficking is a growing problem in the Southwestern United States, and the black market trade is expanding in New Mexico.
Nov. 18, 2013
30 Desert Bighorn Sheep Relocated To Pusch Ridge Wilderness Area
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is releasing about 30 Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Santa Catalina Mountains, north of Tucson, today.
Nov. 18, 2013
Red Cross Offers Support System To Overwhelmed Volunteers
When disaster strikes like it did recently in the Philippines, we’re used to disaster response teams coming to the assistance of those who have lost homes and loved ones. But the situations the caregivers find can be tough to handle.
Nov. 18, 2013
Valley Phones Receive Amber Alert For Teen And Two Siblings
You may have heard this weekend about an Amber Alert issued after a Buckeye teen, who has suffered from depression and recently tried to harm herself, took her 8-year-old and 1-year-old sisters and left home in her mother’s vehicle.
Nov. 18, 2013
AARP Report: Increased Under Observation Patient Status Raises Questions
A new report shows a dramatic shift in the status of some hospital patients.
Nov. 18, 2013
Suspected Bank Robber Caught After Complications Fleeing Scene
Police in Tempe are investigating the robbery of a Bank of America branch, Saturday, in which the robber took a cab to the scene and allegedly left the area on a city bus.
Nov. 18, 2013
State Economist Wants Feds To Keep Spending Levels High
A senior state economist is pushing for massive federal spending to improve job creation across the country.
Nov. 18, 2013

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