KJZZ News

Minimum-Wage Workers Are Chronically Broke
A United States Department of Labor official has wrapped up a three-city tour of the West to get an update on the plight of minimum-wage workers.
March 3, 2014
Firefighters Training For Wildfires This Week
Firefighters from a number of agencies across the state will be taking part in the annual wildland fire preparedness drill this week in Mesa.
March 3, 2014
Tornado Touched Down In Mesa This Weekend
In Mesa, the storm also brought something uncommon to Arizona — a tornado.
March 3, 2014
Veterans Writing Pilot Project To Host Retreat
A small group of veterans and members of the military will get a chance to reintegrate into society through a weekend in April writing in the wilderness near Tucson.
March 3, 2014
Toddler Found Wandering In Strangers Backyard
Phoenix police have arrested the mother of a 2-year-old boy found wandering in a stranger’s backyard.
March 3, 2014
Nevada Governor Eyeing I-11 As Political Litmus Test
Interstate 11, the proposed freeway between Phoenix and Las Vegas, could become an issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. And it apparently will, if Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has his way.
March 3, 2014
Courts To Test Analytical System For Pre-Trial Release
Five courts around the state will be trying out a new system to help judges decide whether it’s safe to release a criminal defendant prior to a trial.
March 3, 2014
Federal officials are cutting off water to some California farms stuck in the worst drought on record. At the same time Arizona farmers are irrigating their fields with the diminishing Colorado River. They’re using the water to grow most of the country’s winter vegetables, and even shipping some crops to China.
March 3, 2014
The Navajo Nation may have to wait another year to get a gambling compact with the state of New Mexico. With an expiration date of 2016 on the current compact, Navajo officials are getting nervous about the future of their investments.
March 3, 2014
Cellphone Bill Aimed At Teen Drivers
Arizona legislators will vote once again Monday on a bill that would limit the use of cellphones while driving. This time, the effort is aimed at teenage drivers.
March 3, 2014
More Than Two Miles Of Greenway Parkway To Be Closed
A major thoroughfare in North Phoenix will be closed for six months starting Monday.
March 3, 2014
Phoenix Presents Bid For The 2016 Republican National Convention
Representatives from the Arizona Republican Party, city of Phoenix and state tourism bureau will travel to Washington, D.C. on Monday.
March 3, 2014
Phoenix Bucket List: Biltmore
Since we are all getting older, let's tick off another item on the Phoenix bucket list.
Feb. 28, 2014
Herberger Theater Offers Lunch And A Show
It's lunch time in downtown Phoenix, and there are a lot of places to choose from.
Feb. 28, 2014
Rain Predicted This Weekend
The Valley has not seen rain in 70 days.
Feb. 28, 2014
Human Trafficking Ambassador Visits
Arizona officials have long worried about human trafficking, and with the Super Bowl coming to Glendale next year, those efforts are expected to ramp up even more.
Feb. 28, 2014
Report: Arizona Vacancy Rate For Rental Housing
The U.S. Census Bureau this week came out with some new numbers on housing.
Feb. 28, 2014
Glendale Mayor Delivers State Of The City Address
Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers delivered his State of the City address Thursday night.
Feb. 28, 2014
On The Ledge: In SB1062 Aftermath
It is time to step out onto the ledge, with the goings-on at the state Capitol.
Feb. 28, 2014
Who Will Replace Pastor?
Eleven-term Congressman Ed Pastor of Phoenix surprised pretty much everyone on Thursday when he announced he would not be running again.
Feb. 28, 2014

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