KJZZ News

Regina Revazova
There are stories on every street corner of the city. One audio producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the people she meets. Here's one of those conversations.
Sep. 19, 2017
There are nearly 3.5 million near-Earth objects the size of a house in the solar system. That may sound like a lot, but it’s about 10 times fewer than scientists had previously thought. David Trilling, a professor of physics and astronomy at Northern Arizona University, published the results of this new study in the Astronomical Journal, and he joins me.
Sep. 19, 2017
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phoenix Children’s Hospital has built an international reputation for providing some of the best pediatric care in the world. But space has been tight. A $40 million expansion will dramatically increase the size of its emergency department and Level 1 pediatric trauma center. To learn more about the impact of the changes, we spoke with Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Kathy van Leeuwen.
Sep. 19, 2017
Arizona State Prison Complex - Florence
One of the most notorious prison escapees in Arizona’s history is Gary Tison. He escaped from the state prison in Florence in the summer of 1978. The escape unleashed 13 days of bloodshed and terror throughout the Southwest, and a new film, "Last Rampage," is documenting it all as we approach the 40th anniversary of the rampage next year.
Sep. 19, 2017
A few states like Arizona have created independent commissions, taking the redrawing responsibilities away from elected officials.
Sep. 19, 2017
Phoenix Fire Department
Hurricane Maria is moving through the Caribbean as a Category 5 storm. The region is still dealing with the effects of Hurricane Irma, and the Gulf Coast is trying to recover from Hurricane Harvey.
Sep. 19, 2017
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a lesbian woman who is divorcing her spouse is entitled to equal parental rights under the U.S. Constitution, even though a state law doesn't recognize those rights.
Sep. 19, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage.
Sep. 19, 2017
The Quiz Show
And now it’s time for The Quiz Show!
Sep. 19, 2017
Raul Grijalva
U.S. Reps. Raul Grijalva, of Arizona; Luis Gutierrez, of Illinois; and Adriano Espaillat, of New York, were among a small group of demonstrators who sat down in the street on Fifth Avenue Tuesday afternoon and refused to move.
Sep. 19, 2017
death chamber
A group of 20 former Arizona judges, prosecutors and legal experts are urging the Arizona Supreme Court to strike down our state’s death penalty law.
Sep. 19, 2017
Adrian Fontes
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes will be holding a public meeting to talk to citizens about the importance of making changes at the smallest level — the precinct level — where he says one person can have a much bigger influence.
Sep. 19, 2017
John McCain
Senate Republicans are taking one last shot at health care overhaul, with a bill that’s become known as Graham-Cassidy. It’s named for GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.
Sep. 19, 2017
Lesser Long-Nosed Bat
Some southern Arizona residents are waking up to find dead bats on their porches.
Sep. 19, 2017
the takeaway logo
"As president of the United States, I will always put America first," Mr. Trump told world leaders on Tuesday.
Sep. 19, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday came out in support of the latest Republican effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health law and urged Congress to act under rules allowing a bare majority to replace the law.
Sep. 19, 2017
Pecan
Several U.S. senators are urging federal trade officials to take action to lower tariffs on pecan exports to India in hopes of helping growers in a number of pecan-producing states.
Sep. 19, 2017
OSIRIS-REx spacecraft
An asteroid-bound spacecraft operated by the University of Arizona will get a nudge from Earth Friday to align it with its target.
Sep. 19, 2017
Truck Traffic
An Arizona Department of Transportation program, designed to train Mexican truck drivers on safety regulations when they cross into the U.S., is expanding in Sonora with more trainings Tuesday.
Sep. 19, 2017
Trial dates have been set for the former head of a Tucson truck-driving school accused of embezzling nearly $1 million from students and his ex-employer.
Sep. 19, 2017

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