KJZZ News

SRP Workers Helping Puerto Rico Are Better Prepared For Crisis
For the past six months, Salt River Project has sent waves of supervisors, linemen, engineers and designers to Puerto Rico to help restore power before a new hurricane strikes again.
June 18, 2018
Arizona State Senator Wont Seek Re-Election Citing Political Climate
Republican Bob Worsley has served Legislative District 25 in Mesa since 2012.
June 18, 2018
Doctors Focus On Novel Approach To Treating Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is predicted to become the second deadliest cancer by 2020, but doctors from the University of Arizona Cancer Center are encouraged by a new study offering targeted treatment for the disease.
June 18, 2018
Avid Festivalgoer: Lost Lake Festival Understood Phoenix
KJZZ producer and festival goer Amanda Luberto attended the first Lost Lake Festival last year. She thought this festival would be “the one" — but this year's event was cancelled. She shared her disappointment on The Show.
June 18, 2018
BBC Look Ahead: 2 Upcoming Parliamentary Votes
A pair of parliamentary votes coming up in Europe could have big impacts in their respective countries.
June 18, 2018
The Importance Of Land Around Sports Stadiums
There are undoubtedly a lot of factors the Diamondbacks would consider when deciding about a potential new place to play, but if some other cities are a guide, the stadium itself may not necessarily be the only big consideration.
June 18, 2018
Study On DACA Reveals Promising Numbers
The U.S. House is scheduled to take up two immigration reform bills this week, and both of them have DACA recipients — the so-called "DREAMers"— at the center. The DREAMers have the option of pursuing higher education or serving in the military.
June 18, 2018
What Is It Like To Try Out For The Bachelor?
The Bachelor places one man in a resort-like mansion with 30 young women vying to find love and matrimony. The program is full of drama, emontions and a lot of drinking. So who wouldn’t want to try out to be a contestant?
June 18, 2018
Phoenix Loses Lost Lake Music Festival
Lost Lake Music Festival last year drew more than 45,000 fans to Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. Ahead of this year’s version, organizers have announced they’re cancelling the event.
June 18, 2018
How Does The Opioid Epidemic Affect Schools?
The opioid epidemic is ravaging communities across America. One of the many places it’s having an impact is the nation’s schools. Politico reporter Kimberly Hefling has taken a look at how cash-strapped schools are struggling to help children.
June 18, 2018
Researchers Using A Game To Advance Alzheimer’s Research
The scourge of Alzheimer’s Disease is growing as people live longer. In the U.S. alone, an estimated 5.7 million have Alzheimer’s-related dementia. Extensive research is being done to learn more about how to identify and treat it — including here in Arizona.
June 18, 2018
Boas: You Dont Use Children As Bargaining Chips In Politics
The Arizona Republic took on the issue of immigrant children being separated from their parents. The Show talked about it with Editorial Director Phil Boas.
June 18, 2018
VA Releases Nursing Home Ratings After Push For Transparency
Although the Veterans Administration has tracked detailed patient data for years, consumers looking to place family in these facilities didn’t have access to statistics on patient health outcomes in areas like pain management care, until last week.
June 18, 2018
Judge To Decide Residency Challenge Against Ann Kirkpatrick
A judge this Monday afternoon will hear arguments in a challenge to the residency of Ann Kirkpatrick, who’s running for the Democratic nomination in Southern Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District.
June 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Guatemalan Lawmakers Attempt to Give Amnesty To Officers Accused Of Rights Violations
We continue to hear migration stories from U.S.-Mexico border, pertaining mostly to migrants from Latin America. But rarely, do we hear of the underlying conditions from which migrants are fleeing, as they attempt to find a safe-haven in the U.S.
June 18, 2018
The Takeaway: Tent City — For Migrant Children
Under President Trump’s zero tolerance policy, migrants who cross the border are apprehended, charged with a crime, detained, and separated from their children. But to accommodate the growing number of children who need to be housed, the US government erected a tent city that will house both unaccompanied minors and those who have been separated from their parents.
June 18, 2018
Park Service Restricts Water On North Rim Of Grand Canyon
National Park officials have asked people at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to limit their water usage as crews work to fix a pump that supplies the water.
June 18, 2018
AZ Opioid Law Meant To Help A Crisis — But Who Is It Hurting?
Faced with rising drug overdose deaths, states like Arizona have focused on limiting the number of opioid pills doctors can prescribe. But now some worry the new rules are creating another crisis — and patients are becoming collateral damage.
More Coverage Of Arizona's Opioid Epidemic
June 18, 2018
Rally Held Against U.S. Immigrant Policies
About 100 people carried signs and flags as they marched to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Building in downtown Phoenix Sunday night.
June 18, 2018
Colorado River Reservoirs Headed Toward Historic Low
Reservoirs that store water along the Colorado River are projected to be less than half full later this year, potentially marking a historic low mark for the river system that supplies water to seven U.S. states and Mexico.
June 18, 2018

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