KJZZ News

Pinal County Farmers Resist Abrupt Cutoff Of Colorado River Water
Arizona is in the midst of critical negotiations over water. The Colorado River will quite possibly be “in shortage” in 2020. To enter an agreement with the other river basin states, powerful groups within Arizona need to figure out who gets cut and how.
PART 2: Phoenix Prepares For The Worst Amid Looming Colorado River Shortage
Oct. 5, 2018
U.S. Route 89 Closed In Wake Of Tropical Storm Rosa
Due to flood waters from Hurricane Rosa, the US-89 will be closed for a few days.
Oct. 5, 2018
Amazon To Cut Bonuses, Stock Benefits As It Raises Wages
The world’s largest online retailer announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, but existing warehouse workers will no longer receive stock in the company or collect bonuses based on attendance and warehouse productivity.
Oct. 5, 2018
Artists Craft Quilts Out Of What Migrants Leave Behind
Every year, hundreds of migrants continue to die in the desert as they attempt to come to the U.S. For more than a decade, a group of artists and activists have taken some of what those migrants leave behind — clothes, blankets, sometimes, prayer cards — and turned it all into quilts.
Oct. 5, 2018
Meet Arizona Authors At Phoenix Public Market Event
If you’re looking for some local reads, you can discover new authors Saturday morning at the “Meet Your Literary Community” event at Phoenix Public Market.
Oct. 5, 2018
Book Explores The Rise And Fall Of The USFL
Decades ago, the United States Football League — or USFL — was started as a springtime alternative to the NFL. But then the ambitions of some of its owners got a little bit too great, causing the league to go under. One of those owners was Donald Trump.
Oct. 5, 2018
Phoenix Could Raise Water Rates 12 Percent
Phoenix leaders are being asked to increase water rates 12 percent over the next two years. The city’s water department says it needs to spend $1.515 billion over the next five years to cover infrastructure improvements.
Oct. 5, 2018
Feds Close Southwest Key Programs Shelter
Federal officials have closed a West Valley shelter for immigrant kids, according to the facility's operator. The shelter is run by Southwest Key Programs, which already faces a legal effort by the state to take away it's licenses.
Southwest Key Worker Convicted As Federal Investigation Continues
Oct. 5, 2018
Baseball Season Down To Final 8 Teams
The temperatures are cooling down, the leaves are changing — at least in some places — and the smell of pumpkin is in the air. That can only mean one thing: It’s time for post-season baseball.
Oct. 5, 2018
Tempe Landlord Facing AG Investigation
A Tempe landlord is coming under increased scrutiny. Investigative reporter Jerod McDonald-Evoy wrote about this for the Arizona Mirror and he came on The Show to talk about what they found.
Oct. 5, 2018
KJZZ
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
Oct. 5, 2018
Shooter Asks For Release of Investigation Documents
Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter is fighting a court battle with Arizona Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita after a House of Representatives report found she was one of at least seven women who were sexually harassed by Shooter during his time in office.
Oct. 5, 2018
Flake
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake said he will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "unless something big changes." But Flake added that he doesn't expect anything to change. He was one of a handful of senators who hadn't said how he would vote on Kavanaugh.
Oct. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Can Our District Attorneys Reform American Criminal Justice?
Advocates for police reform have long looked to lawmakers in hopes of addressing the social inequities baked into the criminal justice system. But there's another layer of bureaucracy that may prove effective in transforming how the system doles out justice: our nation's district attorneys.
Oct. 5, 2018
Son Of Immigrants Argues Against Open Borders
Finding common ground on immigration reform at the federal level has been difficult — at least when it comes to actually firming up solutions.
Oct. 5, 2018
New U.S. Unemployment Numbers Show Promise
The latest U.S. unemployment numbers are out this morning, and the basic figures look very good. But is everyone benefiting?
Oct. 5, 2018
WATCH: Senate Cloture Vote On Kavanaugh
The U.S. Senate is taking a procedural vote on whether or not to move Judge Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court nomination forward. Watch the proceedings on the Senate floor.
Oct. 5, 2018
Flagstaff Grapples With Growing Pains
Once a quiet college town in the mountains, Flagstaff has become a bustling city that has no place to grow. The Arizona Board of Regents set a goal for NAU to increase enrollment to almost 34,900 students by 2025. The school's currently on track to meet that goal. But many Flagstaff locals are feeling the growing pains.
Flagstaff Program Keeps Homeless Housed
Oct. 5, 2018
 Arizonans Compete At The State Fair
From embroidery to sock monkeys, if you can imagine it, there’s probably a category for it at the Arizona State Fair. And MaryEllen Simmons totally wants you to enter. The Arizona State Fair is open Oct. 5 through the 28th.
Oct. 5, 2018
Scottsdale School District Settles Suit With AZ
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office and the Scottsdale Unified School District have reached a settlement in a civil lawsuit regarding several district construction projects.
Oct. 4, 2018

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