KJZZ News

Report: Impact Of Deportee Reintegration Unclear
A new report from Congress’s independent watchdog takes a look at U.S. efforts to help deportees resume life in Central American countries known as the Northern Triangle.
Dec. 7, 2018
Arizona Veteran Remembers Pearl Harbor
On this day 77 years ago, more than 2,400 Americans were killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor. Arizona resident Jack Holder was there.
Dec. 7, 2018
Stringer Standing By Comments About African Immigrants
Despite rebukes from fellow Republicans and some outright calls for his ouster, Arizona Rep. David Stringer is sticking by comments he made last month, suggesting that African immigrants to the U.S. “don’t blend in” like Caucasians of European descent.
Dec. 7, 2018
8 Sisters Prepare To Compete In Food City Tamale Festival
If you’re hungry at all this weekend, it’s your own fault because the Tamale Festival starts Saturday and goes through Sunday, and there will be more tamales than you could eat maybe in your lifetime.
Dec. 7, 2018
Coyote Fans Breathe Sigh Of Relief After Seattle Expansion
The National Hockey League has decided to make Seattle its next expansion city, which will lead to the Arizona Coyotes changing divisions in three years — from the Pacific to the Central.
Dec. 7, 2018
Chandler Opens New Museum Dedicated To Its Past And Future
The city of Chandler in the East Valley was founded in 1891 by Dr. Alexander John Chandler and, for a long time, it was all about farming. But today, the city of more than 250,000 people is a tech hub.
Dec. 7, 2018
Musician Beatrice Deer Brings
For the monthly First Friday Artwalk in downtown Phoenix, the Heard Museum is bringing Canadian Aboriginal musician Beatrice Deer to perform her signature “Inuindie” songs — that’s a mash-up of Inuit, her Native heritage, and indie music.
Dec. 7, 2018
Looking At The History Of Use Of Force By U.S. Border Patrol
Last week, Border Patrol agents fired tear gas at a group of migrants trying to cross into the United States from Tijuana, Mexico. The incident was roundly criticized, although President Donald Trump and his administration defended the use of tear gas.
Dec. 7, 2018
New Report Uncovers New Abuses In Southwest Key Shelters
Southwest Key is a name we’ve heard in the news a lot in recent months, as President Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border resulted in the separation of thousands of migrant families at the border. More children than ever needed to be housed, and Southwest Key took them in.
Dec. 7, 2018
Calls For Arizona Rep. Stringer To Resign Continue
The calls for Representative David Stringer to resign continue to grow, in the wake of a second set of racist comments he made recently.
Dec. 7, 2018
Ballet AZ
The Nutcracker returns to Ballet Arizona for its holiday residence with the Phoenix Symphony Hall. The New York Times has called the production one of the top three in the country, and it includes hundreds of Arizona’s best ballet dancers. Many of them are kids.
Dec. 7, 2018
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with Doug Cole, chief operating officer with HighGround, and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
Dec. 7, 2018
The Takeaway: Inside The Power Of ICE
Created in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a federal agency tasked with finding and removing immigrants inside the border who are in violation of immigration laws. In 15 years, the agency has ballooned into a giant and controversial law enforcement body.
Dec. 7, 2018
Phoenix City To Vote On $230M Suns Arena Renovation
The Phoenix City Council will vote on a $230 million renovation deal that would keep the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.
Dec. 7, 2018
Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Events Set For State Capitol
Veterans groups, citizens and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will gather at the state Capitol to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Dec. 7, 2018
Phoenix Residents
Some residents who live southwest of downtown Phoenix don’t like the way their community is changing. The Phoenix City Council recently approved plans by Meritage Homes for 180 single-family homes in Laveen
Dec. 6, 2018
Later Hours For Phoenix Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Medical marijuana dispensaries will soon get to stay open later in Arizona’s largest city.
Dec. 6, 2018
Judge Hires Expert To Review AZ Prison Health Care
On Thursday, in her first hearing with attorneys from both parties in the Parsons vs. Ryan prison health care settlement, Judge Roslyn Silver asked representatives for the state and the inmates to discuss the merits of selecting an independent monitor.
Dec. 6, 2018
CAP Board Supports Arizona Drought Plan Proposal
On Thursday the board of the Central Arizona Project said it supports a drought plan released last week.
Dec. 6, 2018
Illegal Sedona Tours On The Rise, Says U.S. Forest Service
There are 45 guided-tour companies in Sedona operating under permits from the Forest Service. Illegal tours in Sedona are on the rise and can have an environmental impact, officials say.
Dec. 6, 2018

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