KJZZ News

Metal Theft Down Nationwide, According to Insurance Group
A new report suggests incidents of metal theft may be on the decline.
May 8, 2014
Phoenix Cuts Wages To Balance Budget
The Phoenix city council reached contract agreements with its union employees last night. After hours of testimony the council voted to approve new contracts even though not all the unions supported the agreement.
May 8, 2014
Police Arrest Man Involved In Tempe Bike Theft Ring
Police in Tempe arrested a man they believe was involved in a stolen bike ring.
May 8, 2014
House Veterans Affairs Committee Issues Subpoena
The House Veterans Affairs Committee has stepped up its action in the investigation of problems at the Veterans Hospital in Phoenix.
May 8, 2014
Methane Gas From Landfill Generates Electricity For Southern Arizona
One of Arizona’s largest utilities is using natural gas from a landfill to generate electricity. Methane is keeping the lights on for thousands of people in the Tucson area.
May 8, 2014
Judge Finds MCSO In Compliance
After a number of rocky court hearings, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office managed on Wednesday to satisfy the judge presiding over the racial profiling case against the agency.
May 7, 2014
Five Southwestern Tribes Awarded Federal Energy Grants
Five Native American tribes in the Southwest will receive more than half a million dollars in federal grants to invest in energy.
May 7, 2014
Former CPS Employees Speak Out
Five former administrators at the state’s child protective agency said Wednesday they were wrongfully terminated. They were fired in late April for their alleged role in leaving thousands of child abuse and neglect cases ignored.
May 7, 2014
D.C. Makes Politicians Rich Long After Leaving Office
Mark Liebovich on his book "This Town."
May 7, 2014
How Much Does Arizona Have In Common With Washington, D.C.?
Arizona gets a lot of national attention for some of the interesting things happening at our state capitol.
May 7, 2014
Looking Ahead With The Fiesta Bowl
Earlier this week the Fiesta Bowl hired the full-time successor to former Executive Director Robert Shelton, who resigned in January.
May 7, 2014
Scottsdale E-Cigarette Maker On The FDAs Proposed Regulations
Last week, the Food and Drug Administration proposed regulations for e-cigarettes.
May 7, 2014
Facing Competition, Whole Foods Reduces Profit Outlook
Whole Foods investors have received some disappointing news.
May 7, 2014
Holocaust Museum Brings Hate Speech Presentation To The Valley
Michael Abramowitz of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is in the Valley with a presentation called “Do Words Kill?”
May 7, 2014
Burning Weeds Creates House Fire Risk
Peoria residents are being warned against the dangers of burning weeds in their yards.
May 7, 2014
Firefighters Control Fire Near Prescott
Firefighters north of Prescott were able to respond quickly to a wildfire burning northeast of State Route 89 toward Chino Valley Tuesday afternoon.
May 7, 2014
Companies Try To Reduce Packaging Waste Without Jeopardizing Products
In 2012, containers and packaging made up the largest category of garbage in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. While packaging plays an important role in protecting products, companies and consumers are looking for ways to make it more sustainable.
May 7, 2014
American Airlines Signs Five-Year Lease In Tempe
Some good news for downtown Tempe. American Airlines will be keeping offices in the city for the next five years.
May 6, 2014
Vote Will Determine Partnership Between ASU, Papago Golf Course
The city-owned Papago Golf Course in Phoenix lost money for years until a change in management in 2011. Revenue has increased since then, but remodeling was never finished. A proposed agreement with ASU might get the course the green it needs.
May 6, 2014
SRP Installs New Clean Air Equipment At Northern Arizona Coal Plant
Salt River Project has finished installing new clean air technology at its coal-fired power plant in St. Johns, Ariz. The $470 million project meets EPA requirements to reduce haze over national parks in the Southwest.
May 6, 2014

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