KJZZ News

Officials Test San Pedro River For Contamination From Mexico Mine Spill
Spokesman Mark Shaffer says they’ll be trying to determine if heavy metal, from a copper mine across the border in Mexico, has leaked into the river.
Sept. 24, 2014
Former Mexican President Calls For Expansion Of Border Crossing Zone
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is joining Arizona business leaders and others in calling for an expansion of the border crossing card zone.
Sept. 24, 2014
Court-Appointed Monitor To Hold Community Meeting In Guadalupe
The court-appointed monitor in the racial profiling suit against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office will hold a community meeting in the town of Guadalupe on Wednesday evening.
Sept. 24, 2014
Arizona National Guard Members To Be Stationed At Guantanamo Bay
Some members of the Arizona Army and Air National Guard will be stationed at the U.S. Navy Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Sept. 23, 2014
Phoenix Officials Warn Of Contractor Scams
Many Valley residents are still repairing their homes after being hit by floods this month and last.
Sept. 23, 2014
Gun Control Campaign Targets Parent Company Of Frys Food
A national advocacy group wants the parent company of Fry’s Marketplace to prohibit customers from bringing guns into the Arizona supermarkets. The same group has already persuaded a few other major retailers to ban guns inside their businesses.
Sept. 23, 2014
ACLU Challenges Revenge Porn Law
The ACLU is challenging the so-called Arizona revenge porn law. This law makes it a felony to share pictures of naked people.
Sept. 23, 2014
University of Phoenix Stadium Is First NFL Stadium With All LED Lights
The University of Phoenix Stadium has more than 300 new LED lights. The stadium replaced the 700-plus halide lights in time for last Sunday’s NFL game.
Sept. 23, 2014
New Immigrant Detention Facility Set To Open In Texas
The federal government announced this week it will open a new immigrant detention facility in south Texas this November. The center will be the fourth in the nation that houses adults with children who crossed the border illegally.
Sept. 23, 2014
Backlogged Denver Court To Hear Immigration Cases From New Mexico Facility
Immigration judges in Denver will hear cases from a detention center in New Mexico starting Sept. 29. The switch will align the court and detainees into the same time zone.
Sept. 23, 2014
Democratic AG Candidate Picks Up Republican Endorsements
The Democratic nominee for Attorney General, Felecia Rotellini, has picked up what could be an important endorsement in her race against Republican Mark Brnovich.
Sept. 23, 2014
Lawmakers Havent Paid Schools, Waiting On Court To Overturn Ruling
Arizona school officials are warning state lawmakers that unless they settle a case involving an annual inflation adjustment in school aid soon, taxpayers could be on the hook for a lot more money.
Sept. 23, 2014
Teachers Union Says 500 Positions Unfilled Statewide
More than a month into the new school year, the leader of the state’s largest teacher’s union says more than 500 teaching positions remain vacant across the state.
Sept. 23, 2014
Homeland Security Director Testifies About Southwest Border Terrorist Threats
Homeland Security Director Jeh Johnson spent some time on Capitol Hill on Monday, answering questions about terrorists potentially entering the U.S. by crossing the Southwest border.
Sept. 23, 2014
Historic Designation Of Phoenix Wright House May Get Delayed Again
The long-awaited historic landmark designation of the David and Gladys Wright house in Phoenix is scheduled for December, but could get pushed back again.
Sept. 23, 2014
Mexico Mine Spill May Have Sent Contaminated Water To Arizona
Authorities in Mexico have issued a warning about possible contamination from a copper mine that may have spilled into an Arizona river. The mine owners blame the spill on flooding tied to last week’s Hurricane Odile.
Sept. 23, 2014
Valley Vying To Land NCAA Mens Final Four
Phoenix is one of the finalists to host the NCAA men’s basketball Final Four games. Site selectors will evaluate the bid Tuesday and Wednesday.
Sept. 23, 2014
Court Officially Dismisses 30-Year-Old Mental Health Class Action Suit
The Maricopa County Superior Court officially dismissed the Arnold v. Sarn lawsuit Monday. The class action lawsuit accused the state and Maricopa County of not properly funding a mental health system required by a state statute.
Sept. 22, 2014
Local Charity Works To Help Young People Gain Life Skills
A local charity is hoping the recent domestic violence arrests in the NFL, including last week’s arrest of Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, will help them raise money to get to troubled kids early, in hopes of preventing similar crimes.
Sept. 22, 2014
Multi-State Licensing Plan Could Increase Rural Access To Health Care
The idea is for seven states to allow doctors licensed in one of them to easily obtain permission to practice in another.
Sept. 22, 2014

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