KJZZ News

Getting The Scoop On The Valleys Summer Dining
Summer dining in the Valley has seen some huge changes. It didn't used to be a time to open a new restaurant and try a new concept, mostly because a lot fewer people were around.
July 16, 2014
Tempe Turns Storm Debris To Compost
The City of Tempe is taking storm debris and turning it into compost.
July 16, 2014
Utah Reporter Discusses Former Attorneys General Arrests
Arizona’s Attorney General Tom Horne has faced criticism from many sides for a number of months, but in Utah the story of the attorney general’s office is much stranger.
July 16, 2014
Ranking Arizonas 22 Governors
Arizona has had 22 governors in its history since statehood, from the walrus-mustachioed George W.P. Hunt to Jan Brewer.
July 16, 2014
The Legislature Owes Schools Money, But How Will It Work?
A ruling by Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper would require Gov. Jan Brewer and the legislature to come up with an extra $316 million immediately — and potentially $2.9 billion over five years — to make up for aid to schools they illegally withheld starting in 2009.
July 16, 2014
Yarnell Elementary School To Stay Open
A Yarnell elementary school will stay open after struggling with enrollment and financial issues.
July 16, 2014
Buffelgrass Threatens Native Vegetation At Saguaro National Park
Saguaro National Park officials said they’ll take advantage of the increased moisture in southern Arizona from recent monsoon storms to resume work to restore native vegetation. Crews plan to apply herbicide on non-native buffelgrass, which competes with saguaro, Palo Verde trees and other plants that are native to the Sonoran Desert.
July 16, 2014
Home Builders In Western US Most Confident In July
Home builder confidence hits a six-month high, but those in Arizona aren't as optimistic.
July 16, 2014
Flagstaff Bans Texting While Driving
Flagstaff banned texting while driving — and cycling — Tuesday night.
July 16, 2014
Two Former Utah Attorneys General Arrested In Bribery Investigation
Two former Utah Attorneys General were arrested on Tuesday as part of a bribery investigation.
July 16, 2014
 Food Hubs Create Healthy, Affordable Options For Communities
Eating healthy can be tough, not to mention expensive. For many, fatty fast foods are more accessible than a nutritious meal. But communities across the country are trying to change that.
July 16, 2014
Two Texas Lawmakers Propose Bill To Handle Surge Of Child Migrants
Two Texas lawmakers are aiming to pass a bill that would expedite the deportation of Central American children who have entered the United States illegally and alone.
July 15, 2014
Glendale Drops Opposition To Tribal Casino
The Glendale city council has dropped its long-standing opposition to a proposed casino near the city.
July 15, 2014
Chandlers Compadre Baseball Stadium To Be Demolished
The end is near for the Compadre baseball stadium in Chandler. The one-time spring training facility for the Milwaukee Brewers will be torn down this month to make room for new homes.
July 15, 2014
Preservationists Fight To Save Old WPA Building On AZ Fairgrounds
A Works Progress Administration (WPA) building at the Arizona State Fairgrounds built in 1938 is scheduled to be demolished Wednesday.
July 15, 2014
Phoenix Businessman Faces $11 Million In Fines
A Phoenix man is under fire by the Arizona Corporation Commission for allegedly breaking the state’s securities laws and is facing more than $11 million in civil fines.
July 15, 2014
University Of Phoenix Parent Group Under Federal Review
Phoenix-based Apollo Education Group says the U.S. Department of Education will start reviewing some aspects of its business next month.
July 15, 2014
Forest Officals To Hold Public Meetings On Thinning
Forest officials in northern Arizona are planning two public meetings on a draft environmental impact statement released by the Coconino National Forest.
July 15, 2014
Plan To House Child Migrants In Arizona Town Stirs Controversy
A plan to temporarily house some child migrants in the Arizona town of Oracle is sparking protest plans from both sides of the immigration debate.
July 15, 2014
Tucson Groups Prepare To Move Migrant Intake From Greyhound Station
At the Greyhound Bus Station, where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement drop off migrants, volunteers administer supplies, transportation and temporary housing. Now they need to move their operation elsewhere.
July 15, 2014

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