KJZZ News

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Named Fiesta Bowl Parade Grand Marshal
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has been named the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Fiesta Bowl parade.
Nov. 12, 2014
Valley Police Officers Transitioning From Motorcycles To Cars Due To Safety Concerns
Several East Valley police departments are taking nighttime patrol officers off motorcycles. They will transition to cars for their own safety.
Nov. 12, 2014
 More Early Ballots Discovered In Barber/McSally Congressional Race
More delays and more confusion in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District race. About 200 more early ballots have been discovered by Pima County elections workers.
Nov. 12, 2014
Phoenix Protest Will Call President Obama To Act On Immigration Reform
President Barack Obama continues to say he will take executive action to limit deportations of undocumented immigrants as part of his effort to reform the U.S. immigration system.
Nov. 12, 2014
Tucson Weekly’s Jim Nintzel Discusses Close Race In CD2
The race in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District has been so close that it hasn’t officially been called yet.
Nov. 12, 2014
National Geographic Explorers On Underwater Worlds
Underwater photographer David Doubilet and aquatic biologist and photojournalist Jennifer Hayes joined us to talk about their work around the world—including getting very close to baby harp seals and their mothers.
Nov. 12, 2014
Historian, State Lawmakers On Legacy Of Burton Barr
Since 1987, or at least over the past decade, some Arizona legislative watchers will at some point mention how much the state misses the leadership and big picture bipartisanship practiced by Burton Barr.
Nov. 12, 2014
Water Policy Expert Sandra Postel On Water Supply In The West
Through the Change the Course program and other ideas, water policy expert Sandra Postel is working to help restore water to depleted rivers and wetlands—including the Colorado river, which provides water to Arizona and six other states.
Nov. 12, 2014
Recount Possible In CD2 Race Between Barber, McSally
The 2nd Congressional District race is even closer now that nearly all ballots have been counted in Pima County. Republican Martha McSally held a lead Tuesday evening of just 133 votes over Democratic incumbent Ron Barber. A recount is possible at this point.
Nov. 12, 2014
Heavy Construction On US 89 Continues
In February of last year, a landslide knocked out a section of roadway on US 89 south of Page. Since then, the Arizona Department of Transportation has been working a solution to make sure that doesn’t happen.
Nov. 12, 2014
Judge To Consider Whether To Release Border Agents Name
A hearing tomorrow could determine whether a Border Patrol agent, accused in the shooting of a Mexican teen two years ago, remains confidential.
Nov. 12, 2014
Report: Work With Children, Parents Together To End Poverty Cycle
A new report says working with children and their parents together may provide a more long-term improvement in ending the cycle of poverty in the state than working with one group individually.
Nov. 12, 2014
Effort Underway To Recall Diane Douglas
Even before she’s taken office, efforts are underway to recall state school superintendent-elect Diane Douglas.
Nov. 12, 2014
Dr. Joseph Sirven: November Is Alzheimers Disease Awareness Month
November is both Alzheimer’s disease Awareness Month, as well as National Family Caregivers Month. With one in eight Americans projected to contract Alzheimer’s by 2020, Arizona is expected to have 172,000 cases by that year. And this will affect the nearly 15 million family members and friends who unwittingly are transformed into unpaid caregivers.
Nov. 12, 2014
Incoming GOP Senate Homeland Security Chairman Plans Border Bill
The incoming chairman of the Senate's Homeland Security committee says he will aim to pass a border security bill once a new GOP-controlled congress convenes in January.
Nov. 12, 2014
Reward To Find Tortoise Killer Increased
A reward has been increased for information leading to who shot and killed a desert tortoise near Fountain Hills this summer.
Nov. 12, 2014
Flu Season Begins, But The Virus Is Studied All Year
Flu season officially arrived in Arizona last week, when the state’s first case of locally acquired influenza was diagnosed in Pima County. But health departments investigate flu cases year round to help get a better sense of the infectious virus.
Nov. 11, 2014
Arizona Sees Big Drop In Valley Fever Cases
Valley fever cases in Arizona dropped dramatically last year.
Nov. 11, 2014
Navajo Presidential Election Re-Scheduled
Navajo Election Officials have set a date for the tribe’s rescheduled presidential election.
Nov. 11, 2014
Corporation Commission To Weigh Removal Of Energy Efficiency Standards
There are no apparent plans at the Arizona Corporation Commission to force APS to disclose its 'dark money' spending this year. It is, however, pondering whether to eliminate some aspects of the state's energy efficiency standards that APS and other utilities have to follow.
Nov. 11, 2014

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