KJZZ News

Hotshot Memorial Breaks Ground
Construction is starting on a cemetery memorial for 19 firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill wildfire.
June 12, 2014
Locals Watch As World Cup Kicks Off
When the World Cup kicked off Thursday in Brazil, tens of millions of people were watching all around the world. And you could meet a few of them in Tempe.
June 12, 2014
Woman Who Threw Shoe At Clinton To Receive Psychological Evaluation
A competency evaluation has been ordered for a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton while the former Secretary of State addressed a convention in Las Vegas.
June 12, 2014
Police Seek Priests Killer
One priest was shot and killed and another was injured in an attack at a Catholic church in downtown Phoenix, police said.
June 12, 2014
FBI Announces Federal Probe Into VA Misconduct Allegations
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched a criminal probe into allegations of misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The involvement of the bureau’s Phoenix office was confirmed at a Wednesday morning hearing before the House Judiciary committee.
June 11, 2014
VA Reform Bill Passes With Bipartisan Support In The Senate
Legislation aimed at reforming operations within the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system was passed by the senate on Wednesday by a vote of 93-3. It was swiftly approved with bipartisan support.
June 11, 2014
Study: Arizona Manufacturing Job Growth Has Stalled
A new study says Arizona lost 500 manufacturing jobs over the past year. Most of the positions were in the defense and solar industries.
June 11, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Will Not Charge Sheriffs Deputy in Deadly Crash
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says he will not bring criminal charges against a Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy for his part in a high-speed crash that killed a driver in December.
June 11, 2014
How The Foundation Of College Sports Is Changing
A huge settlement earlier this week related to compensating college athletes had an Arizona tie.
June 11, 2014
ACLU Explains Complaint Filed On Behalf Of Immigrant Children
In recent days, more than 750 unaccompanied immigrant children were transported from Texas to Arizona.
June 11, 2014
How A Tuesday Night In Virginia May Affect Immigration Reform
Tuesday night's primary loss by U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has some observers saying that any opportunity to pass immigration reform in the current Congress is gone.
June 11, 2014
Changes May Come To Phoenix Parking Meters
Next week, the Phoenix City Council will decide whether to raise rates at some of the city’s parking meters and introduce variable pricing.
June 11, 2014
Phoenix Voters Asked To Reform Pensions
This fall, Phoenix residents will have the opportunity to vote on the Phoenix Pension Reform Act.
June 11, 2014
 Mayor: Migrant Children To Be Processed In Nogales All Summer
A Nogales facility that opened last week for unaccompanied Central American children apprehended at the border is expected to be in use most of the summer, said Nogales Mayor Arutro Garino.
June 11, 2014
Flight Diverted To Phoenix For Unruly Passenger
An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Miami was forced to land in Phoenix on Tuesday night to remove an unruly passenger.
June 11, 2014
Groups Allege Widespread Abuse Of Immigrant Children In Custody
Several advocacy organizations filed a complaint with the federal government Wednesday, claiming unaccompanied immigrant children are regularly mistreated while in Customs and Border Protection custody.
June 11, 2014
Sen. Don Shooter Questions Opponents Signatures
Republican state Sen. Don Shooter of Yuma on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the legality of signatures his opponent filed to qualify for the August primary, one of several challenges of candidates set to appear on the ballot.
June 11, 2014
Safety Campaign Promotes Arizona Rest Areas
Hoping to reduce distracted driving, Arizona transportation officials are promoting the state's 14 highway rest areas as safe places to make phone calls, send texts and check email while traveling.
June 11, 2014
FEMA Supplies Earmarked For Arizona May Go To Child Immigrants
A Democratic State Representative has gotten a look at the Border Patrol’s youth Detention Center in Nogales.
June 11, 2014
ADEQ Wants Changes To State Rules On Greenhouse Gases
The head of Arizona’s environmental agency is asking state lawmakers to remove rules they imposed on the Department of Environmental Quality in 2010.
June 11, 2014

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