KJZZ News

City of Phoenix Tries To Bring New Life To Metrocenter Mall
The city of Phoenix is trying to save one of the Valley’s aging shopping malls. It has approved a plan to revitalize Metrocenter and surrounding neighborhoods in northwest Phoenix.
April 18, 2014
Easter Items Check Out At Checkout
If you’re planning to buy an Easter basket or some chocolate bunnies to put in one, it looks like you’ll get your money’s worth.
April 18, 2014
Brown Fire Now 25 Percent Contained
Firefighters in southern Arizona are starting to be able to contain the Brown Fire that is burning largely on the Fort Huachuca Army Post.
April 18, 2014
Educational Scholarship Account Bill Fails In Arizona House
An effort to sharply expand the use of tax dollars to send students to private and parochial schools failed Thursday in the Arizona House.
April 18, 2014
Retired Phoenix Detective Ordered To Testify In Milke Retrial
A retired police officer will be forced to testify in the retrial of a woman accused of having her 4-year-old son murdered.
April 17, 2014
Pinal County Wants Feds To Pay More For Housing Immigration Detainees
Pinal County is setting a deadline for the federal government to increase payments for immigration detainees held at the county jail. Tthe county has been losing money on the agreement for eight years.
April 17, 2014
New Law Prohibits Local Government From Restricting Private Property Gun Use
A new law prohibits local governments from restricting gun use on private property. Gov. Jan Brewer signed the bill into law yesterday.
April 17, 2014
Arizona Unemployment Rate Unchanged In March
Arizona’s unemployment rate was unchanged last month from February, at 7.3 percent.
April 17, 2014
Negative Equity Means Arizona Homeowners Staying Put Longer
Arizona homeowners are staying in their current homes longer than they would in a healthy housing market.
April 17, 2014
Produce Costs Expected To Increase This Summer
Shoppers are likely to pay more for produce this summer because of California’s drought. Research from Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business predicts prices for lettuce, avocados, peppers, grapes, tomatoes, melons and berries will increase nearly 20 percent.
April 17, 2014
Judge Orders Arpaio To Distribute Statement Correcting Misinformation
After MCSO top officials were caught spreading misinformation about the judge's order in the racial profiling case against the agency, the judge has approved an accurate summary of his findings to be distributed to MCSO personnel. The judge rejected Arpaio's request to make last-minute changes to the statement.
April 16, 2014
Legislature Adds New Requirements For Health Insurance Navigators
State lawmakers have approved a bill putting extra requirements into place for so-called health insurance navigators.
April 16, 2014
Veterans, Residents Gather To Support VA Management Accountability Act
About 100 people gathered in Steele Indian School Park on Wednesday in response to a recent congressional announcement alleging that about 40 veterans in Arizona died as a result of a delay in care at the Phoenix VA health care system.
April 16, 2014
Large Drug Distribution Hub Broken Up Wednesday In Phoenix
Officials with the Phoenix Police Department and the Arizona Department of Public Safety announced the arrests of 28 people Wednesday as part of an investigation known as Operation Southland.
April 16, 2014
Scott Smith Wraps Up Last Day As Mayor Of Mesa
The Valley’s second-largest city made a change in leadership Wednesday. Mesa will hold an election this summer to replace outgoing Mayor Scott Smith.
April 16, 2014
Brown Fire Near Sierra Vista Grows To 366 Acres
The Brown Fire near Sierra Vista has grown to an estimated 366 acres.
April 16, 2014
DEA Takes Back Prescription Drugs When Pharmacies Cant
Tons of prescription drugs have been turned in over the last several years at Valley events. The “take-back days” are part of a larger effort to remove dangerous drugs from potential abusers.
April 16, 2014
Valley Food Bank Gets Fresh Beef Donations For First Time
Some people who get food assistance in the Valley will soon see fresh meat on their tables. The St. Mary’s Food Bank is getting beef donations from the Arizona Cattlemen’s Association.
April 16, 2014
I Want A Helicopter Ride — A Preview Of The Phoenix Improv Festival
The 13th annual Phoenix Improv Festival kicks off Thursday at the Herberger Theater Center.
April 16, 2014
Sun Is Setting On Suns Season
It’s probably fair to say Suns fans have mixed emotions as they prepare for another post-season that their team will not be a part of.
April 16, 2014

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