KJZZ News

Federal Officials Scale Back Repatriation Efforts
Federal efforts to discourage repeat attempts to enter the U.S. illegally are being scaled back sharply after producing relatively modest results.
July 11, 2014
First Tracks Laid On Light Rail Extension
Valley Metro will start laying tracks on their light rail extension project tomorrow. The new line will add three stations and end at Dunlap and 19th Avenue.
July 11, 2014
Aftershocks Continue In Eastern Arizona
Aftershocks have continued to rattle southeastern Arizona since the 5.2 magnitude earthquake struck two weeks ago.
July 11, 2014
Threat of Lawsuit To Protect Western Jumping Mouse
Environmentalists plan to file a lawsuit today against the federal government. The group wants better protection for a rare western mouse.
July 11, 2014
Did You Know: Camelback Mountain Is More Than Just Hiking Trails
It’s one of the most popular mountains in the Valley. Known for its difficult hiking trails and unique shape, this centrally located mountain also has a few interesting areas to visit.
July 11, 2014
McCain Promotes Bill That Addresses Humanitarian Crisis At The Border
Senator John McCain is in Phoenix promoting legislation that he said will help the U.S. cope with a flood of unaccompanied Central American children crossing the border.
July 11, 2014
Modest Results Will Curb Mexico Repatriation Program
Federal efforts to discourage repeat attempts to enter the U.S. illegally are being scaled back sharply after producing relatively modest results.
July 11, 2014
Monsoon Storms Prove Powerful In NE Arizona On Thursday
Monsoon storm activity is expected to weaken the next few days, but there was a lot of activity Thursday in the northwestern part of the state.
July 11, 2014
US Senate Committee Approves Campaign Finance Reform Measure
A U.S. Senate committee has approved a measure that would give Congress and the states control over political campaign spending.
July 11, 2014
Parents Of Phoenix Veteran Who Committed Suicide Testify In D.C.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee heard testimony Thursday from the parents of a Phoenix veteran who committed suicide 13 months ago.
July 11, 2014
Painkiller Prescriptions Up In Arizona
A Centers for Disease Control study says 80 out of 100 people have been prescribed painkillers in Arizona.
July 11, 2014
Odd Jobs: The Art Of Making Fake Eyes
It goes without saying that just about everything in this modern world is mass-produced. But there are a few exceptions: homemade cookies, artisanal cheese and – as it turns out – eyeballs.
July 11, 2014
Herb Paine: Fidelity To Truth In Politics
Having just celebrated the birth of our country, it strikes me that something essential to the Declaration of Independence has been lost. It is the truth.
July 11, 2014
Arizona Senators To Introduce Legislation To Address Child Migrant Crisis
The legislation is intended to stem the flow of child migrants. It would also allow more people in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to apply for asylum at the U.S. consulates in those countries.
July 10, 2014
Phoenix Housing Market Remains Flat
A new report said Valley home prices were flat again in May. Sales have dropped by as much as 20 percent in the past year.
July 10, 2014
College Football Game Dubbed The Cactus Bowl
It started as college football’s Copper Bowl in 1989, then became the Insight Bowl and most recently was the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. Now it will be known as the Cactus Bowl.
July 10, 2014
Gay Arizonans Married Out Of State May Get New Employment Benefits
A new rule proposed by the Department of Labor could extend some employment benefits to gay Arizonans who get legally married in another state.
July 10, 2014
General Election Guide Stuffed With Voter Opinions
When Arizona voters receive their general election voter guide this year, they will see arguments from fellow citizens included in the pamphlet.
July 10, 2014
EPA Finalizes Pollution Controls At Six Arizona Facilities
The EPA has finalized stricter limits on air pollution produced by some Arizona mining companies and manufacturing plants. The goal is to improve visibility at Grand Canyon National Park and other wilderness areas.
July 10, 2014
Senators Call for Help Fighting Wildfires
Arizona’s two United States Senators have joined more than two dozen of their colleagues in calling on the Defense Department to help fight wildfires.
July 10, 2014

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