KJZZ News

Too Many Child Immigrants, Not Enough Volunteer Attorneys
The majority of the children coming into the U.S. alone are fleeing dangerous conditions in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
June 10, 2014
Albuquerque To Pay $6 Million For Killing Mentally Ill Man
The city of Albuquerque has been ordered to pay more than $6 million for the wrongful death of a man killed by Albuquerque police. This is one of several cases that have been under investigation.
June 10, 2014
EPA Head Talks Climate Change With Western Governors
Governors of western states heard from the head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, who promoted new proposed rules to clean power plants.
June 10, 2014
Glendale Launches Warrant Wipeout Program
The city of Glendale is encouraging anyone with an outstanding misdemeanor warrant to come forward and pay their fines. Glendale is offering a special program this week where people can deal with their legal issues without worrying about spending time in jail.
June 10, 2014
Groups Seeking Protection For New Mexico Jumping Mouse
Conservation groups are urging government agencies to do as much as possible to protect the New Mexico Jumping Mouse, which also lives in Arizona, and is now officially an endangered species.
June 10, 2014
Wildfire Danger Closing Some Arizona Forest Areas
Forest officials in eastern Arizona are closing some areas of the Sitgreaves National Forest because of the growing wildfire danger.
June 10, 2014
Whistleblower: VA Needs To Partner With Private Sector
The man who blew the whistle on patient scheduling problems at the Phoenix VA hospital, Dr. Sam Foote, says the agency needs to look at a partnership with the private sector to make urgent and emergency care readily available.
June 10, 2014
Business Heads Urge Action On Immigration
Some of the nation's leading businesses are prodding lawmakers to act on immigration legislation as the issue enters a critical phase on Capitol Hill.
June 10, 2014
GoDaddy Files For Initial Public Offering
Scottsdale-based web hosting company GoDaddy is filing for an initial public offering.
June 10, 2014
 Short-Term Border Facilities Holding Some Child Migrants Too Long
Unaccompanied children caught crossing the border are supposed to be transferred to shelters run by the Department of Health and Human Services within 72 hours. But the government hasn't been able to keep up.
June 10, 2014
 El Paso Shelters House Overflow Of Immigrant Families
Community organizations in El Paso, Texas, are making up for a critical shortage of space at immigrant detention facilities nationwide.
June 9, 2014
Phoenix VA Subject Of Washington Hearing Monday
The House Committee on Veterans Affairs is holding a hearing in Washington about the Phoenix VA hospital.
June 9, 2014
Tostitos Will No Longer Sponsor Fiesta Bowl
The Fiesta Bowl is searching for a new corporate sponsor. Tostitos has announced that after 18 years, it’s ending its relationship with Arizona’s most prominent college football bowl game.
June 9, 2014
Monsoon Season Could Impact Slide Fire Repairs
Monsoon season officially begins this weekend and the Burned Area Emergency Response team for Coconino National Forest is assessing how Monsoon season could affect the SLIDE Fire area and its local residents.
June 9, 2014
VA Health Centers Across The Southwest Tagged For Further Review
A nationwide review of more than 730 Veteran’s Affairs medical facilities was released on Monday. The audit showed that more than 57,000 veterans have been waiting at least 90 days to see a VA clinician.
June 9, 2014
Olympic Star Van Dyken Severs Spine In Accident
Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend in Show Low, Ariz., and told emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs.
June 9, 2014
Health Director Considering Patient Education For Edible Medical Marijuana
Arizona Department of Health Services Director Will Humble is considering what medical marijuana patients need to be told about edible versions of the drug and when enough is enough.
June 9, 2014
Doctor: Skin Cancer No Longer A Death Sentence
Arizona’s triple-digit temperatures and sunscreen continue to go together, but a Valley oncologist says a diagnosis of melanoma is not the dread news it once was.
June 9, 2014
Former ASU QB Settles Likeness Lawsuit With NCAA
The NCAA has settled a case over the use of college player images in football and basketball themed video games.
June 9, 2014
 Emergency Facility For Child Migrants Opens On Arizona Border
Federal officials opened a processing center on the Arizona border over the weekend to temporarily house unaccompanied child migrants.
June 9, 2014

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