KJZZ News

ACLU Asks Tucson Police To Release Information On Tracking Devices
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking appellate judges to force the Tucson Police Department to release information about devices that allow them to track cell phones and, by extension, their users.
June 17, 2015
Cronkite News: Arizona, again, can’t show compliance with Prison Rape Elimination Act
The Justice Department said that for the second year in a row Arizona was unable to submit proof of compliance or assurances that it was meeting federal prison rape prevention laws.
June 17, 2015
Winner Of $188.9 Million Powerball Ticket In Arizona Claims Prize
Arizona Lottery officials said the winner of the $188.9 million Powerball jackpot has come forward to claim the prize from the June 3 drawing.
June 17, 2015
Arizona Asthma Research Focuses On Dust In Amish Community
Researchers in Tucson are taking part in the first study of its kind -- they are studying dust in Amish communities that could hold the key to preventing asthma.
June 17, 2015
Retired Arizona Supreme Court Judge To Head Hospital Probe
Retired Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Ruth McGregor will head a special investigation into allegations of physical and sexual misconduct at the Arizona State Hospital.
June 17, 2015
Arizona Doctors Wont Have To Say Abortions Can Be Reversed
Arizona's attorney general, Mark Brnovich, won't enforce a disputed section of a new law requiring abortion providers to tell women they can reverse drug-induced abortions until the matter can be sorted in court.
June 17, 2015
Pinal County Jail Inmate Died From Accidental Drug Overdose
A Pinal County jail inmate found unresponsive in his cell two months ago died from an accidental drug overdose.
June 17, 2015
Herb Paine: Literacy And Larceny In Public Education
I’ve been reading to 3rd graders in a Title I school (so-called because the kids there are deemed “at-risk” because most of them are low-income) because, the truth be known, we still have separate and unequal education.
June 17, 2015
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport May Get Dumped By Allegiant Air
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport could lose its only airline, Allegiant Air, to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport as early as next year over a dispute about incentives being given to a another airline.
June 16, 2015
Local Business Owners Worry About Glendales Conflict With Arizona Coyotes
Glendale city officials didn’t say much after a closed-door meeting Tuesday, but indicated the city will defend itself in a lawsuit with the Arizona Coyotes.
June 16, 2015
Ex-Maricopa County Supervisor: County Should Settle DOJ Lawsuit
The U.S. Department of Justice’s civil rights lawsuit against Maricopa County is scheduled to go to trial in August. But some want to see the county settle the suit to save taxpayer money.
June 16, 2015
Indictment: Arizona Man Helped Plan Texas Cartoon-Contest Shooting
An indictment filed in federal court in Phoenix last week alleges that 43-year-old Abdul Malik Abdul Kareem hosted the gunmen in his home beginning in January and provided the guns they used in the May 3 shooting in Garland, Texas
June 16, 2015
Kaibab Paiute Nation Named A Dark Sky Community
Northern Arizona is now home to the world’s first "dark sky nation." As Arizona Public Radio’s Melissa Sevigny reports, the Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians has been recognized for its efforts to preserve the night sky.
June 16, 2015
Passive Solar Home Design Hindered by Mountain Views
A house with the right orientation and south-facing windows can collect free energy from the sun — no solar panels required. But one thing stands in the way of Flagstaff becoming a model for passive solar home design: the beauty of a mountain.
June 16, 2015
Monthly Media Briefing On Arizona Unemployment Suspended
Following some less-than-spectacular Arizona jobless reports, the Ducey administration is scrapping at least temporarily — and perhaps forever — the monthly media briefings on the state's unemployment situation.
June 16, 2015
Rural Hospitals Connecting With TMC Specialists
Tucson Medical Center has formed a partnership with four rural hospitals to deliver more specialty care to non-urban residents.
June 16, 2015
Colorado River Library Opens In Yuma
It took decades, and a series of dams, lakes, irrigation systems and political maneuvering to harness the water of the mighty Colorado River and direct it all over the Western states.
June 16, 2015
Flagstaff, Hopi Tribe Work Toward Settlement In Lawsuit Over Water For Snowbowl
The city of Flagstaff and the Hopi Tribe are working toward a settlement in a lawsuit that claims the city's decision to sell treated wastewater to a ski resort causes a public nuisance.
June 16, 2015
August Trial To Examine Arpaio Retaliation Against Critics
A trial in federal court scheduled for August will examine whether the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office led by Sheriff Joe Arpaio illegally retaliated against critics with baseless criminal actions or meritless lawsuits.
June 16, 2015
Glendale City Council To Hold Closed Meeting To Discuss Arizona Coyotes Contract
The Glendale City Council will have a closed-door meeting to discuss the city’s contract with the Arizona Coyotes.
June 15, 2015

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