KJZZ News

Tucson Vet Center Hosts Town Hall Meeting
Southern Arizona veterans will get a chance to critique the VA Health Care System during a town hall meeting Friday.
Sept. 3, 2014
Brewer Wants Court To Reject Order To Issue Drivers Licenses To Dreamers
Attorneys for Governor Brewer are asking federal appellate judges to reject their own order for the state to issue driver’s licenses to those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Sept. 3, 2014
Officials Concerned About High Number Of Abandoned Campfires
Coconino National Forest officials are concerned about what they say was a higher than usual number of abandoned campfires in the forest over the Labor Day weekend.
Sept. 3, 2014
Arizona Tops Nation For Clean-Energy Job Growth
New research finds Arizona businesses announced 3,000 renewable energy-related jobs during the second quarter. However, most of those are in construction.
Sept. 3, 2014
Arizona Law Enforcement Has Received $56 Million In Surplus Military Equipment
Surplus military equipment has been available to local law enforcement for decades. But in recent years, agencies have been getting more and more big-ticket items once used by American troops. That includes more than 100 agencies here in Arizona.
Sept. 2, 2014
New Poll Technology Proves To Be Success
Poll workers used new technology during last Tuesday’s primary election.
Sept. 2, 2014
Deported Families Return To El Salvador And An Uncertain Future
Last month a plane landed in El Salvador carrying women and children deported from a New Mexico detention facility. But a day later, lawyers filed a lawsuit alleging women held there were denied due process.
Sept. 2, 2014
Andy Tobin Wins Primary For 1st Congressional District
Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin has unofficially won the Republican primary for Arizona's 1st Congressional District after opponent Gary Kiehne conceded the race to him Tuesday.
Sept. 2, 2014
Mexico City To Get New Airport
Mexico’s president has announced the construction of a new international airport for the capital city, saying it will quadruple the capacity of the current one.
Sept. 2, 2014
Yavapai County GOP Celebrating Goldwater Anniversary
Republicans in Yavapai County will be remembering the 50th anniversary this week of Barry Goldwater’s tradition of launching his political campaigns in Prescott.
Sept. 2, 2014
Different Kind Of Labor The Focus Of Labor Day Protest
A different kind of labor was the focus of a Labor Day protest at Tempe Beach Park on Monday.
Sept. 2, 2014
Nearly 60,000 Arizonans Qualify For ACA Special Enrollment
Nearly 60,000 uninsured Arizonans may be eligible for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act during a special enrollment period, according to a report from Enroll America.
Sept. 2, 2014
Grand Canyon Debt Could Cause Cuts
The Grand Canyon is a place of breathtaking beauty and environmental, educational and science programs. But park officials are making widespread cuts to those programs, and the reasons why are complicated.
Sept. 2, 2014
Labor Day Alcohol Arrests Up From Last Year
The Labor Day weekend kept law enforcement busy as they searched for impaired drivers.
Sept. 2, 2014
Meteorologists Say El Niño Weather Pattern Is Likely
Meteorologists are seeing a warming trend in the Pacific Ocean. Experts say odds are good that we’ll see a moderate El Niño weather pattern this fall and winter.
Sept. 2, 2014
Interior Department Sends Land Buy-Back Purchase Offers To Arizona Tribe
The Department of the Interior recently sent more than 4,000 purchase offers to tribal land owners in southern Arizona and Montana as part of their Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations. The offers total almost $100 million.
Sept. 2, 2014
APS Proposes To Put Free Solar On 3,000 Homes Next Year
The proposal would help APS meet state-mandated renewable energy requirements, but it's getting push-back from the solar industry.
Sept. 2, 2014
This Years Fire Season Less Active Than Usual
Wildfires are still burning across the state, but Arizona’s fire season is considered mostly over.
Sept. 2, 2014
Kia Motors To Open New Factory In Mexico
Kia Motors says it’s opening a major car factory in Mexico. Production at the plant will start sometime in 2016.
Sept. 1, 2014
Border Author, Reporter Charles Bowden Dies
Author and reporter Charles Bowden, best known for writing about life along the U.S.-Mexico border, has died.
Sept. 1, 2014

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