KJZZ News

Cave Creek Facing Expensive Invasive Mussel Removal
Quagga mussels have made their way into Cave Creek water pumps, which may cost the town thousands of dollars to get rid of.
July 21, 2014
Lawmakers Look To Develop Pet Boarding Facility Safety Legislation
The pet boarding industry is largely unregulated in the United States. But that could be changing in Arizona, as some state lawmakers are now entertaining the idea of statewide regulation.
July 21, 2014
State Vaccination Rates Continue To Drop
More and more parents are opting out of vaccinating their children in Arizona, and has health officials worried that could cause outbreaks of illness across the state.
July 21, 2014
 Texas Governor To Deploy National Guard To Border
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday he will order 1,000 National Guard troops to the combat crime along the border. He said preparations will begin immediately.
July 21, 2014
The 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Forum
Tuesday night, KJZZ hosted five of the Republican candidates in the race to be Arizona's next governor. The candidates answered questions related to K-12 education funding, job creation and border security.
July 21, 2014
Nogales Facility For Unaccompanied Child Migrants Close To Shutting Down
Immigrant children entering the United States alone and illegally are no longer being sent to a Border Patrol station in Nogales, Ariz.
July 21, 2014
New Law Classifies Underage Prostitution As Racketeering
A new law taking effect this week in Arizona changes the way underage prostitution is classified.
July 21, 2014
Many Hikers Requiring Rescue Suffer From Dehydration
Phoenix firefighters were busy over the weekend rescuing hikers from mountains in the Valley.
July 21, 2014
Arizona Execution Postponed By Appeals Court
The scheduled execution of an Arizona man convicted of a double murder 25 years ago has been postponed.
July 21, 2014
Phoenix-Based PetSmart Being Cornered Into Possible Sale
'Activist investors' are known for pushing companies into making drastic changes, and now Phoenix-based PetSmart is a target.
July 21, 2014
Fewer Bird Strikes At Sky Harbor Airport
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport has recorded fewer bird strikes with airplanes in the past four years. That’s because of drier weather and increased efforts to keep our feathered friends away from the airport.
July 21, 2014
Border Patrol Shooting Trial
Monday a judge with the U.S. District Court of Arizona in Tucson will decide if a Border Patrol agent used excessive force when he shot a Mexican man trying to avoid capture.
July 21, 2014
Arizona Rainy Day Fund Inconsistently Funded
Many states have rainy-day funds to help them get through tough economic times.
July 21, 2014
Software Company Working On 3D Printout Of USS Arizona
The USS Arizona has been underwater since the Japanese bombed it in 1941.
July 18, 2014
What Did It Take To Develop Film At The Bottom Of The Grand Canyon?
The Kolb brothers were pioneers — consider just how challenging it was to be based at the Grand Canyon taking a variety of photos.
July 18, 2014
Phoenix Scientists Help In Testing 2 Alzheimers Drugs
Scientists in Phoenix will join some Swiss counterparts in a pair of research trials testing two new drugs that aim to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease.
July 18, 2014
Phoenix Police Training Program Helps Officers Deal With Mental Health Issues
Valley police officers face any number of uncertainties when they respond to a call, but a training program aims to help them recognize and deal with people suffering from a behavioral health issue, as was the case with a recent standoff in Phoenix.
July 18, 2014
The Reality Of Arizonas Solar Industry
Arizona should be the center of the universe of the solar industry. Reality indicates something a lot different.
July 18, 2014
Phoenix Mercury On-Court Success Helps Off-Court Popularity
Phoenix is hosting the WNBA's All-Star Game this weekend.
July 18, 2014
Photographer Explores Houses Of Worship Around Tempe
Photographer Dick George guessed there are maybe about 30 churches, mosques, synagogues and other places of worship in Tempe, but he found dozens more than he expected and photographed as many as he could. Those photos are on display at the Tempe History Museum in an exhibit titled “Houses of Worship.”
July 18, 2014

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