KJZZ News

Drones Banned In National Parks
The federal government says drones will not be allowed in national parks. The National Park Service says the unmanned aircraft have been temporarily banned until an impact study is completed.
June 20, 2014
Commercial Flight From Phoenix Target Of Laser Strike
The pilot of a US Airways flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles says he experienced visual impairment this week after the airliner was hit by a laser.
June 20, 2014
Monitor Invites Public To Give Feedback On MCSO
The public had its first chance on Thursday night to meet the court-appointed monitor in the racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
June 20, 2014
Citizens Commission Investigating AG Tom Horne
Another investigation is being launched into Attorney General Tom Horne’s office. The Arizona Citizens Clean Election Commission decided Thursday it will look into allegations that Horne and his employees did re-election campaign work at his office.
June 20, 2014
ASUs Gammage Auditorium Turns 50
One of Arizona's architectural icons is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, better known just as Gammage, is the last major public building designed by the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright.
June 20, 2014
Parking Meter Fees And ASU
When the Phoenix City Council debated raising downtown parking meter fees and hours Wednesday, several Arizona State University students spoke against it. So, the city is now planning to work with the school before the changes go into effect.
June 19, 2014
Arizonas Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate Down
Arizona's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.8 percent in May, down one-tenth of a point from April.
June 19, 2014
Bilingual Hotline Opens For Immigrant Children
Central American parents looking for children that crossed the United States border illegally now have a new tool. The federal government has started a bilingual hotline.
June 19, 2014
Petition Seeks Return Of Grizzly Bears To The West
An environmental group wants federal wildlife managers to revise a decades-old recovery plan for grizzly bears to ensure the animal's return to more areas of the West.
June 19, 2014
Two Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Arizona Policeman
A federal grand jury has indicted two suspects in the fatal shooting of a tribal police officer on the outskirts of Phoenix.
June 19, 2014
Higher Parking Meter Fees In Phoenix Approved
The Phoenix City Council approved several measures Wednesday meant to solve its looming budget deficit. A dramatic change in parking fees and times was one of the more contentious topics.
June 19, 2014
Phoenix Police Department Creates New Precinct Boundaries
Neighborhood police patrols will look different in Phoenix this fall. The city is changing its precinct boundaries and some cops will be assigned to new beats. It’s a reaction to the shrinking police force.
June 19, 2014
House Approves Committee To Negotiate VA Reform Legislation
Negotiations on a final version of VA reform legislation will be starting soon.
June 18, 2014
Judge Rules Rental Car Tax For Stadium Is Illegal
A Maricopa County judge ruled on Tuesday that a tax on rental cars used to help pay off the Arizona Cardinals' stadium is illegal.
June 18, 2014
Cesar Chavez, Or Scott Fistler, No Longer On Ballot
One famous name will no longer be on the ballot in Arizona's 7th Congressional District — and we don't mean Mary Rose Wilcox or Ruben Gallego.
June 18, 2014
Right To Try For Terminally Ill Patients Will Be On Ballot
Last month Colorado became the first state to approve so-called "Right To Try" legislation.
June 18, 2014
Chandler Eyesore May Finally Disappear
The concrete structure off of the Loop 101 on Frye Street may finally disappear. The Chandler City Planning and Zoning Commission will vote Thursday to rezone the land for future development.
June 18, 2014
How Safe Are You At Church?
Last week a Catholic priest was killed and another severely beaten by a man who broke into the church — presumably with the intention to rob the facility.
June 18, 2014
Tucson Trauma Surgeon Recalls Giffords Shooting
On Jan. 8, 2011, a "Congress On Your Corner" event in Tucson turned tragic when six people were shot and killed. Thirteen others, including then-U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, were injured.
June 18, 2014
Does The ASU Tuition Partnership With Starbucks Make Sense?
Arizona State University and Starbucks have announced a new partnership that would give thousands of the coffee company's employees the chance to receive full tuition reimbursement if they enroll in the school's online program.
June 18, 2014

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