KJZZ News

 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
Foundation Buys Sacred Artifacts To Return To Hopi
The Los Angeles-based Annenberg Foundation purchased 21 Hopi sacred artifacts up for auction Monday in Paris to return them to the tribe.
Dec. 11, 2013
Annual Geminid Meteor Shower Will Light Up The Skies
The annual Geminid meteor shower will light up the skies this weekend. The shower gets its name because it originates near the Gemini Constellation.
Dec. 11, 2013
Goodwill Offers Vouchers To Help Crime Victims
Goodwill of central Arizona is helping crime victims get back on their feet. The organization partnered with the Pinal County Attorney’s office to donate vouchers for victims to use in stores.
Dec. 11, 2013
Herberger Theater Center Will Host C.S. Lewis Adaptation
To the general public, C.S. Lewis is probably best known for creating the "Chronicles of Narnia," which included "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."
Dec. 11, 2013
Mark Brnovich To Challenge Tom Horne
Another statewide candidate who many think is facing an uphill climb is Mark Brnovich.
Dec. 11, 2013
DuVal Discusses Working Behind The Scenes
Fred Duval, meanwhile, is the Democratic frontrunner for the 2014 gubernatorial race. Duval has been behind the scenes as an advisor to Bruce Babbitt, former Arizona governor and interior secretary.
Dec. 11, 2013
New Report Gives Medicaid Expansion Predictions
In the early summer, one issue led to the most eventful Arizona legislative session in years, Medicaid expansion.
Dec. 11, 2013
Former Phoenix Police Officer Pleads Guilty
A former Phoenix police officer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a deal that will spare him another trial.
Dec. 11, 2013
Survey: Majority Of San Diego Latinos Feel Some Discrimination
San Diego celebrates its Hispanic roots through food, music and tourist attractions like Old Town, the city’s original settlement when this was still Mexico. But a recent survey commissioned by KPBS and San Diego Magazine finds that the people who gave us this cultural legacy face discrimination today.
Dec. 11, 2013
Toddler Abandoned Near New Mexico Border
Police in Southern New Mexico are searching for the family of a boy, estimated to be about two years old, abandoned near the border this weekend.
Dec. 11, 2013

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