KJZZ News

 Permian Basin Declared Nation
The oil industry has written the history of the Permian Basin in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. Eighteen West Texas counties and three in New Mexico are harvesting the rich remains of an ancient sea floor laden with hydrocarbons.
Oct. 31, 2013
Arizona Federal Voter Lawsuit To Be Heard In December
A federal judge has scheduled a mid-December hearing on a suit filed by the states of Kansas and Arizona over enforcement of citizenship requirements to vote.
Oct. 31, 2013
3 Scary Stories From Arizona And Beyond
No matter where you live, there always seem to be scary stories that your friend of a friend swears are true. In the spirit of Halloween, here are some of Arizona’s dark tales.
Oct. 31, 2013
Design Contract To Expand Terminal 3
The Phoenix City Council took the first step Wednesday to expand Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Terminal 3. The council awarded an $18 million design contract to "HuntAustin Joint Venture" for the Terminal 3 modernization project.
Oct. 30, 2013
 New Mexico Leads Nation In Per Capita Mental Illness
A new federal report ranks New Mexico as the state with the highest percentage of citizens with mental illness. But the 416-page survey also reveals states in the Southwest are above average in many areas like access to mental health services.
Oct. 30, 2013
Most of the so-called "Dream 30" group who were arrested at a Texas border crossing last month have been released. One member was deported back into Mexico.
Oct. 30, 2013
Arizona Collects Five Tons Of Drugs
Ten thousand pounds of prescription drugs will be burned to ashes in southern Arizona. The Drug Enforcement Agency is incinerating more than five tons of medication it collected during a statewide take-back event Saturday.
Oct. 30, 2013
Arizona Continues to Add Independent Voters
New numbers from the Arizona Secretary of State’s office show the state has fewer registered voters overall now than earlier this year.
Oct. 30, 2013
Phoenix City Council Members Discuss Pension Reform
The Phoenix City Council has a special meeting scheduled for Thursday morning for a vote on pension spiking.
Oct. 30, 2013
Previewing The Suns 2013-2014 Season
The Phoenix Suns tip off the 2013-2014 season tonight with most pundits expecting the team to have one of the worst records in the NBA.
Oct. 30, 2013
Finding The Way Forward With The Valley’s Transportation
Finding the way forward for the Valley’s transportation challenges has been daunting. What should the overall system look like? How much money should be devoted to freeways, high-speed rail or buses?
Oct. 30, 2013
Problems In D.C. Are Scarier
KJZZ's Nick Blumberg shared some Arizona scary stories including the mysterious domes of Casa Grande and the tale of La Llorona, but satirist Brian Nissen said there is something scarier than ghosts and goblins on Halloween.
Oct. 30, 2013
Whiting Fire In Eastern Arizona Rare For Late October
Firefighters are battling a wildfire on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest in eastern Arizona.
Oct. 30, 2013
Some Voting Laws Will Be Decided By Voters
Arizona voters will get a chance to decide whether to overturn some new state voting regulations.
Oct. 30, 2013
Court Ruling Could Affect Laws On Texting And Driving
A Tuesday court ruling could provide a new reason to think twice before you text while driving.
Oct. 30, 2013
Coconino County Cuts Snow Plowing In Unincorporated Areas
Coconino County will save money this winter by cutting back on plowing snow.
Oct. 30, 2013
Senate Democrats Oust Leader
Arizona Senate Democrats voted in a new leadership team Tuesday, ousting their previous minority leader.
Oct. 29, 2013
Blowing Dust Causes Multiple Crashe
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — At least three people are dead and several more severely injured after a half dozen tractor trailers piled up on Interstate 10 Tuesday afternoon.
Oct. 29, 2013
Department Of Health Services Hears Testimony
The Department of Health Services is hearing testimony from people who think medical marijuana should be legal for additional ailments.
Oct. 29, 2013
ACLU Files Suit On Cannabis Extracts
A civil liberties group wants to make sure cannabis extracts are a legal form of medical marijuana in Arizona.
Oct. 29, 2013

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