KJZZ News

New Mexico To Become A New Wedding Destination
Towns and cities in New Mexico are expecting a tourism bump from same-sex couples who can now get marriage licenses in the state, after a ruling from the New Mexico Supreme Court earlier this month.
Dec. 26, 2013
Rural-Metro Agrees To Settlement
The Arizona U.S. Attorney’s office said Rural-Metro Corporation has agreed to pay nearly $3 million dollars in a settlement it reached with the federal government.
Dec. 26, 2013
Native American Sacred Places Increasingly Threatened
American Indian religions are uniquely tied to the land. For many there is no separation between spirit and nature. But as industries like mining or tourism push farther and farther into undeveloped areas, they can run into conflicts with tribes, who sometimes see their sacred land as more valuable than economic development.
Dec. 26, 2013
Valley Fever Season Hits As Drug Price Rises
PHOENIX – Valley Fever is caused by a fungus that is found in the soil in the Southwest. Symptoms can be flu-like, and some cases progress to chronic pneumonia.
Dec. 26, 2013
Black-Footed Ferret Could Find A Home
Arizona could once again become home to the black-footed ferret, an animal that once roamed the state.
Dec. 25, 2013
Beware Of Canal Bank Closures
Leisure activities on a couple of stretches of Phoenix canal banks will be on hold as 2014 gets underway.
Dec. 25, 2013
Best Of KJZZ
This week's special holiday version of "KJZZ's Here and Now" features some of the best and more interesting interviews of the year. It's truly a gift of Christmas.
Dec. 25, 2013
San Diego Leaders Ask Congress To Fund San Ysidro Port of Entry Expansion
Just about every politician with a stake in San Diego’s border region met Monday on the bridge overlooking the construction at San Ysidro Port of Entry to ask Congress to earmark funds to complete the project.
Dec. 25, 2013
Nine Rules For Making Christmas Tamales
For many, tamales are as big of part of Christmas as eggnog, caroling and fruitcake. And it’s not just the consumption of the corn-husked morsels but the family endeavor to make them.
Dec. 25, 2013
Keeping The Christmas Tradition Of Tamale Making Alive
Christmas is about tradition. And for many families across the Southwest a Christmas tradition is making tamales, but this culinary custom has a steep learning curve. At the San Antonio La Gran Tamalada, there are those willing to teach.
Dec. 25, 2013
Coping With Loss At the Holidays
This time of year can be difficult to get through if you have lost someone you love, gotten divorced or lost a job.
Dec. 24, 2013
'Those Lowdown Blues' - Christmas 2013
Dec. 24, 2013
Arizona Gas Prices Flat
Gas prices in Arizona are basically the same this week as last, even as the national average rose more than three cents.
Dec. 24, 2013
Deportee Camp In Tijuana Plaza Disbands
Most of the tents that housed deportees in Tijuana’s Plaza Constitución are gone. Since last week, buses have been transporting former residents of this camp for deported migrants to a temporary shelter in Tecate, about 40 minutes east.
Dec. 24, 2013
Navajo Nation Council Tables Mine Proposal
Members of the Navajo Nation Council have tabled a proposal that would allow disputes over a coal mine to be settled in state, rather than tribal courts.
Dec. 24, 2013
Comedian Chris Elliott On Family Comedy
"I can remember trying to impress my dad with my sense of humor. Sometimes succeeding, sometimes failing." Interview by Jane Borden, 2008.
Dec. 24, 2013
Paisanos Returning Home Checked Before Leaving US
All along the U.S.-Mexico border, tens of thousands of Mexicans are returning home for Christmas as they do every year. At the crossing that links Presidio, Texas, with Ojinaga, Mexico, in far West Texas, security checks by U.S. agents are taking place before the drivers cross into Mexico.
Dec. 24, 2013
CPS Assigns Thousands Of Ignored Cases
Nearly half of the child abuse and neglect cases previously ignored in Arizona have now been assigned to investigators. Child Protective Services is now looking into just shy of 2,900 cases.
Dec. 24, 2013
Court Allows Class Action Suit In Gay State Workers Case
Lesbian and gay employees of the state of Arizona are now part of a class-action lawsuit over whether their domestic partners are eligible for health benefits.
Dec. 24, 2013
12 Juveniles, 6 Adults Charged In Underage Party Bust
Prescott Valley police have arrested 18 people after busting an underage party taking place inside a residence without the homeowner’s permission.
Dec. 24, 2013

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