KJZZ News

Team Awesome Helps Phoenix Politicians
For years, politicians have wondered how to get young people engaged with the electoral process. Well, 23-year-old Antonio Valdovinos could help point the way.
Nov. 8, 2013
How Phoenix City Council Newcomers May Fare
Now that the campaigning is over, it is time to start thinking about governing for the two newcomers to the Phoenix City Council, Laura Pastor and Kate Gallego.
Nov. 8, 2013
Solana Plant Sparks Questions
If you ever wanted to see one of the world's largest solar plants, take a trip out to the Arizona desert. Solana has been up and running for about a month now, and there has been a lot of discussion recently about net metering.
Nov. 8, 2013
Statue Of Family Circus Creator Unveiled
A statue is being unveiled to remember the creator of the Family Circus comic strip on Friday. Bil Keane’s family is erecting his memorial exactly two years after his death.
Nov. 8, 2013
New Standards Could Make Roadways Usable
If you have driven on Grand Avenue through the West Valley recently, you probably understand why planners are working on ideas to improve the roadway. A group of West Valley cities and other entities formed a group to look into changes around the corridor from Loop 303 in Surprise to Aletta Street between McDowell and Interstate-10 in Phoenix.
Nov. 8, 2013
Migrant Education Program Gives Farmworkers
For nearly a half-century, the federal migrant education program has been helping farmworkers' children catch up and keep up with their peers. We look at one program in the Imperial Valley.
Nov. 8, 2013
New Mexico Man Sues Over Forced Colonoscopy During Drug Search
A man in southern New Mexico has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that he was forced to undergo multiple body cavity searches because police thought he was hiding drugs.
Nov. 8, 2013
Environmental Protection Agency Schedules Hearings
The Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled five public hearings on a coal-fired Arizona power plant.
Nov. 8, 2013
Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Cuts Power Output
The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station has cut power output at one of its reactors after a valve failed.
Nov. 8, 2013
Colorado River High Flow Cuts Hydropower
On Monday Glen Canyon Dam operators will once again open the floodgates to try to restore the Grand Canyon downstream. Power companies aren’t too pleased with this new regime.
Nov. 8, 2013
State Fair Attracted 24,000 More Visitors Than Last Year
The State Fair continues to be a big attraction in the Valley.
Nov. 8, 2013
State To Add 59,000 Jobs In 2014
A new report from the state said it will take until the end of next year for Arizona to have as many people employed as in 2005.
Nov. 8, 2013
Farley Pushes Lawmakers To Ban Texting While Driving
A state senator is hoping the video of a fatal accident involving the death of a Department of Public Safety officer will finally impress lawmakers enough to approve a ban on texting while driving.
Nov. 8, 2013
Two Past Hopi Tribe Vice Chairmen To Face Each Other
Two men who have served as vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe appear to be headed to the general election to face off for the chairman's post.
Nov. 7, 2013
Chandler Unified School District Still Waiting
One East Valley school district is still waiting for results from Tuesday’s election.
Nov. 7, 2013
Phoenix Police Investigate Baggage Theft
Phoenix police are concerned about an increase in baggage theft at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Nov. 7, 2013
New River Explosion Being Investigated
Sheriff’s deputies are continuing their investigation into the explosion Monday night in New River that cost a Glendale man a leg and seriously injured his other leg.
Nov. 7, 2013
Cave Creek Child Dies After Accident
A two-year-old boy is dead, after what appears to have been a tragic accident on a narrow dirt road in Cave Creek.
Nov. 7, 2013
Reform Group Urges The State
A prison reform group is urging the state to overhaul its prison health care system, saying inadequate care has led to more deaths in the prison system
Nov. 7, 2013
Arizona Lawmakers May End The Idea Of Building A Border Fence
Arizona lawmakers may be about ready to kill the idea of building a border fence with donated money. A state law in 2011 set up a committee to solicit funds to put up fencing on private property.
Nov. 7, 2013

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