KJZZ News

Former Diamondbacks Pitchers Video Game Fails To Sell
The top game being developed by the defunct video game company of former Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling failed to sell at an auction this week.
Dec. 13, 2013
Brewer Lawyers Head To Court
Attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer want a judge to kick out a lawsuit challenging the Medicaid expansion Brewer spearheaded. The challenge comes from fellow Republicans.
Dec. 13, 2013
AZ Legislature Cuts Number Of Income Tax Brackets
A special legislative panel voted Thursday cut the number of state income tax brackets. But some lawmakers are concerned about what comes next.
Dec. 13, 2013
Temperatures Will Dip A Few Degrees This Weekend
Look for temperatures to dip a few degrees Friday and Saturday before bouncing up early next week. Additionally, parts of the state will see some rain and snow.
Dec. 13, 2013
Arizona Gas Prices Up Slightly
It’s going to cost slightly more to fill up your vehicle this weekend. The statewide average price of gas is $3.15 a gallon this morning.
Dec. 13, 2013
 Sen. Boxer Introduces Bill To Improve Short-Term Detention At Borders
California Senator Barbara Boxer has introduced a bill designed to set minimum standards for holding people in short-term custody at the nation’s borders.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Day Of Action Calls For End Of Deportation
As part of a national day of action, a small group of protesters in San Antonio are calling for the end of deportations following a request from several members of Congress.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Group Demands Investigation Into El Paso Immigrant Detention Center
A group of immigrant activists is calling for an investigation into the detention of asylum seekers at an El Paso detention facility. They allege the detainees are being wrongfully held.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Judge Rejects Plan To Pump Rural Water To Las Vegas
A Nevada judge ruled Wednesday what some have called “the death knell” of an ongoing water case that could set precedence for the entire arid Southwest.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Are Asylum Seekers Abusing The System?
The number of people seeking asylum in the United States more than doubled this year, raising suspicion among some members of Congress. The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing Thursday to question whether some asylum seekers are abusing the system.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Latinos Signing Up For ACA In Strong Numbers
As the rollout of the Affordable Care Act continues, the Obama administration is intensifying its outreach — especially to Latino households and Spanish speakers. With the Spanish-language ACA website now running the White House hopes to make up for lost time.
Dec. 12, 2013
Senior Urban Housing Development Opens
Another senior urban housing development was unveiled Thursday afternoon, this time in Mesa.
Dec. 12, 2013
Arpaio Wants Jailed Veterans To Get Special Treatment
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said veterans in the county jails are going to get special treatment.
Dec. 12, 2013
Arizona Receives Ranking
Arizona ranks 14th among the states for the number of housing units with a foreclosure filing during November, according to new data released on Thursday morning by RealtyTrac.
Dec. 12, 2013
 Boy Abandoned Near Border Reunited With Mother
A toddler who was abandoned near the New Mexico border earlier this week was reunited with his mother.
Dec. 12, 2013
DPS Detective Discovers Non-US Citizenship
The Department of Public Safety said one of its detectives, Tucson-based Carmen Figueroa, has resigned, after it was learned she had been brought into the country illegally by her family when she was very young.
Dec. 12, 2013
Arizona Housing Crisis May Be Over
It has now been two years since the number of foreclosure filings in Arizona was higher than in the same month the year before.
Dec. 12, 2013
Western Governors Association Unveils Wildlife Mapping Project
The Western Governors’ Association wants to make it easier to determine the best spots for developers to build their projects, from the West Coast to the Rocky Mountains.
Dec. 12, 2013
Developers Float Rare Project South Of Downtown
Plans are moving forward on a rare mixed-use development that would link downtown Phoenix with a traditionally poor, Latino neighborhood.
Dec. 12, 2013
Rep. David Schweikert Unhappy With Proposed Budget Deal
Arizona Congressman David Schweikert said the proposed budget deal worked out by Senate and House leaders falls short of addressing long term budget issues. He said he is not sure if he will vote to approve the plan.
Dec. 12, 2013

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