KJZZ News

The Strategy Behind Campaign Signs
If you spend much time in the car right now, they're impossible to miss … huddled on the side of the road, baking in the summer sun. They're bright and flashy, begging for your attention, trying to draw your eyes away from their neighbors.
June 27, 2014
Lawsuit Questions Qualifications Of Executioners
Lawyers on behalf of six death row inmates filed a lawsuit against the Department of Corrections on lethal injections.
June 27, 2014
Looser Marijuana Laws Complicate Drug Testing Policies
Earlier this month, two United States senators co-sponsored an amendment that would ban the federal government from going after state medical marijuana programs, including Arizona's.
June 27, 2014
Officials: 18% Of HIV Positive Arizonans Dont Know They Have It
According to the Centers for Disease Control, HIV testing rates have increased in recent years. But that rate still has not broken the 50 percent level.
June 27, 2014
Carne Asada Fries, The Cant-Miss Mexican-American Fast Food
There are just some foods that, when you try them for the first time, it kind of feels like your whole life has been leading up to that moment. At least, that's how it felt the first time I ate carne asada fries.
June 27, 2014
Did You Know: Pioneer And Military Memorial Park A Territory-Era Cemetery
Ever thought of digging up some history at a cemetery? No, not that kind of digging! It’s more like locating important people who once impacted a village, a city and even a state. There’s such a place right here in the Valley.
June 27, 2014
Tejano Star Brings His Squeezebox To The Valley
AJ Castillo has this saying, if you want to play in Texas, you’ve got to have a “squeezebox.”
June 27, 2014
Fallen Feathers A Refuge For Birds In Need
Fallen Feathers is a rare breed in the rescue world. Many organizations specialize in one species. Or just focus on wild birds. Or exotic birds. This one takes them all.
June 27, 2014
Hot Corner: 7th Street And McDowell
It’s time to head to another of the Valley’s hot corners — places with a lot going on. But before we leave, let’s meet our tour guide.
June 27, 2014
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

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