KJZZ News

Judge Wants Members Of Polygamous Sect Evicted
A Utah judge wants people living in a polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border who haven't been paying rent to be evicted from their homes.
June 13, 2014
Feds Helping Investigate P.F. Changs Security Breach
The restaurant company P.F. Chang's says data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants were stolen. The Scottsdale-based restaurant chain is working with the federal government to investigate the problem.
June 13, 2014
Critical Fire Conditions In Effect For Northern Arizona
The official start of the monsoon season is June 15. A Red Flag Fire Warning is already in effect for Northern Arizona, according to the National Weather Service.
June 13, 2014
Veterans Crisis Command Center Comes To A Close
Operations at the American Legion’s Veterans Crisis Command Center wrapped up Friday afternoon. Veterans Affairs representatives assisted more than 580 veterans through the course of the week.
June 13, 2014
Early Downtown Phoenix Streets Werent Numbered
City street names often tell a story about the history of a place. Names are often related to its founders, famous natives, and even interesting things that make the area unique. KJZZ’s Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez tells us the story of downtown Phoenix.
June 13, 2014
Music That Gets You In The Mood To Shop
Have you ever danced with your grocery cart, or tried an electric slide while squeezing the produce?
June 13, 2014
Making Elections Easier For Voters With Disabilities
Among this year's political candidates with notable namesakes, Democrat James Woods is running for the U.S. House. Woods happens to be blind, and wants to improve accessibility for disabled voters.
June 13, 2014
Is Eliminating The Income Tax Realistic?
Candidates in Arizona's Republican gubernatorial primary have talked about eliminating the state income tax -- but the idea may not be realistic.
June 13, 2014
Arizonas Doctor Crunch Could Get Worse
At the end of 2012, Arizona had about 231 doctors for every 100,000 residents -- below the national average of 260 doctors per 100,000 residents. The combination of two seismic shifts in health care could make that shortage even starker: implementing the Affordable Care Act and changes to how and where veterans get treated.
June 13, 2014
Whats In A Political Name?
With many, many apologies to Shakespeare, we ask: What’s in a political name?
June 13, 2014
Shopping Centers Opting For Open Air
It may be hard to believe this time of year, but shopping centers are starting to open themselves up to the elements.
June 13, 2014
ADOT Plan Focuses On Preserving State Highway System
The State Transportation Board has approved its latest Five Year Construction Program for Arizona's highway system. Officials are still dealing with a huge drop in revenue.
June 13, 2014
Smokejumpers Create Generations Of Brotherhood
Smokejumpers are described as firefighters who fall from sky. They work in some of the most rugged and remote spots in the country. Jeff Davis survived 22 years in the profession.
June 13, 2014
State Wants Input About Drivng Through Dust Storms
With the official start of the Monsoon season set for Sunday and red flag warnings in effect today in many parts of the state, the Arizona Department of Transportation is asking drivers to respond to a survey on first-hand experiences with driving in dust storms.
June 13, 2014
Second Tourist This Week Dies In Grand Canyon National Park
Authorities say a man from Germany is dead after a kayaking accident at Grand Canyon National Park.
June 13, 2014
Police Have Little Information On Priests Killer
Investigators searching for leads after one priest was killed and another critically injured at a Roman Catholic church released what they acknowledge is little more than a "limited description" of the suspect on Friday.
June 13, 2014
Upcoming Weather Increases Potential For Wildfires
Look for the winds to pick up Friday across Arizona. Meteorologist Robert Rickey of the National Weather Service in Flagstaff says with the low humidity continuing, the potential for wildfires is high.
June 13, 2014
164 Commercial Drivers Pulled Off Roads Last Week
The Arizona Department of Public Safety took 160 commercial vehicles and 164 commercial drivers off the roads last week, during a three-day enforcement effort along Interstate 40, near Flagstaff.
June 13, 2014
Activist: Dead MCSO Deputy Wanted To Be Whistleblower
New information is surfacing in the bizarre case of a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputy who reportedly killed himself last month after a stash of drugs and hundreds of IDs were found in his home.
June 13, 2014
DHS Secretary Responds To Surge Of Unaccompanied Child Immigrants
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has responded to the surge of undocumented child immigrants crossing into the United States.
June 13, 2014

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