KJZZ News

Court Battle Over Forged Signatures Could Have Statewide Impact
A court battle between two legislative candidates over forged signatures on nominating petitions could have statewide implications.
June 27, 2014
Utilities Say Theyre Ready For Monsoon Season
With the first monsoon thunderstorms about to hit Arizona, the state’s utilities are trying to assure customers they’re ready for the challenges storms put on electrical power.
June 27, 2014
Immigration Central Issue Among 7th District Candidates
Thursday night was all about immigration. Candidates running to replace longtime U.S. Representative Ed Pastor talked about how they will push immigration reform at a forum at South Mountain Community College.
June 27, 2014
Death Row Inmates File Lawsuit Over Execution Secrecy
Attorneys for six Arizona death row inmates are suing the Department of Corrections.
June 27, 2014
Latino Voters Could Impact Arizona Politics Sooner Than Expected
A growing Latino population in Arizona could impact the state’s political stage sooner than predicted. That was the discussion Thursday among political experts at a state-wide forum.
June 27, 2014
San Juan Fire Spreads To 5,000 Acres
The San Juan Wildfire has spread to 5,000 acres of forest in the White Mountains of northeast Arizona and is threatening 90 structures.
June 27, 2014
San Juan Fire Spreading Rapidly Through Northern Arizona
A wildfire broke out earlier today in northern Arizona and has already grown to more than a thousand acres. The San Juan Fire started on the Fort Apache reservation around noon, but has already spread into the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest.
June 26, 2014
Arizona Reacts To Supreme Court Ruling On Massachusetts Abortion Clinic Protests
An advocate for Arizona women’s health providers said she’s disappointed the United States Supreme Court has struck down a Massachusetts abortion law. Thursday’s ruling means Massachusetts can no longer prohibit protests from being staged close to abortion clinics.
June 26, 2014
New Study Says High School Dropouts Cost Arizona Billions In Lost Productivity
A new study by the California Dropout Research Project reported high school dropouts are costing Arizona billions of dollars in lost economic activity. Some Valley mayors said more needs to be done to help students graduate.
June 26, 2014
Red Flag Fire Warning In Northern Arizona
The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for Northern Arizona today, including Flagstaff and parts of Coconino and Navajo County.
June 26, 2014
Feds: Wild Horse Removal Cant Be Accelerated
Federal land managers say a lawsuit by Nevada ranchers and others demanding acceleration of wild horse roundups doesn't pass legal muster, but even is if it did, they don't have the money or the room at U.S. corrals to gather more mustangs.
June 26, 2014
Photo Exhibit Documents Damage Of Yarnell Hill Wildfire
Almost a year has passed since the 19 Granite Mountain Hot Shots were killed in a wildfire near Prescott. The aftermath of the blaze has been captured in a series of color photographs now on exhibit in Phoenix. The photographer hopes his images will help people deal with the emotional scars from the Yarnell Hill Wildfire.
June 26, 2014
Huppenthal Apologizes For Online Comments, But Wont Resign
Arizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal publicly apologized Wednesday for comments he made under a pseudonym on a political blog.
June 25, 2014
DHS Secretary Visits Nogales Detention Kids, While Crisis Gets Grilled On The Hill
On Wednesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer met in Nogales, Ariz., to tour a facility where unaccompanied child migrants are being housed. The secretary sent a message about the risks of crossing the border illegally.
June 25, 2014
Less Than Half Of Eligible Students Applying For Deferred Action
More than 70,000 undocumented students in Arizona are eligible to apply for the Deferred Action Plan this year. But so far, less than half of the eligible students have applied.
June 25, 2014
Jenny Mollen Wants You To Follow Her On Twitter
Jenny Mollen is the author of “I Like You Just The Way I Am.”
June 25, 2014
Clean Elections May Go After Tom Horne, But Should It?
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has been under fire from multiple corners for months.
June 25, 2014
Inaugural Pat Tillman Award To Go To Purple Heart Recipient
A new award has been created in memory of former Arizona Cardinal player Pat Tillman. The first recipient of the Pat Tillman Award for Service will be Josh Sweeney from Phoenix.
June 25, 2014
Why A Former Official Is Calling For Huppenthals Resignation
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal is now known by a couple of other names: Falcon9 and Thucydides.
June 25, 2014
Could Arizona State Take Over Thunderbird?
The Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale has faced significant financial problems.
June 25, 2014

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