KJZZ News

Task Force To Monitor Colorado River For Impaired Drivers
The Arizona Game and Fish Department will be joining forces with the Nevada Department of Wildlife and National Park Service to monitor boaters for impairment.
May 27, 2019
NPS Extends Comment Period For Preservation Rule
The National Park Service is extending the comment period for Native American tribes to express their views on a proposed federal rule change to the designation of historic places.
May 27, 2019
Stan Lees Business Partner Accused Of Embezzlement
Phoenix police say a man accused of embezzling money from the late comic book legend Stan Lee has been arrested. Keya Morgan was taken into custody Saturday.
May 27, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Hubbard Family Swim School
Listen to Matt Young instructing a swim class at Hubbard Family Swim School. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
May 27, 2019
Trump Administration Looks To End Work Visas For Migrant Spouses
The Trump administration is expected to file a proposal soon to end work visas for the spouses of those who are in the country on H1-B visas, which go to highly-skilled workers often brought into the country by tech companies.
May 27, 2019
For octogenarians and others of an advanced age who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, their most positive memories have often happened between the ages of 10 and 30. And that time period rests somewhere in the 1950s. That's the idea behind the concept of “memory towns.”
May 27, 2019
What
When you think of Baby Boomers or Gen X, you probably have an image that comes to mind. Maybe the same goes for Millennials. But what about the generation that follows that one?
May 27, 2019
Father
My grandmother had a saying about being a parent. She would often remark that, “The days are long, but the years are short.”
May 27, 2019
#ArizonaHaiku: Alhambra Traditional School Students Share Their State-Inspired Poetry
Some of the youngest poets to send KJZZ an #ArizonaHaiku were students in Bethany Valdivia’s classes at Alhambra Traditional School in Phoenix.
May 27, 2019
NCID: Civil Discourse Needed More Than Ever In Political Dialogue
This month, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing about the rise of white nationalism and, as it was streamed online by YouTube, the platform was inundated with hate speech. Carolyn Lukensmeyer is the executive director emerita of the National Institute For Civil Discourse (NICD) at the University of Arizona and, she said, since the 2016 election, the situation has only gotten worse.
May 27, 2019
It’s dangerous to be a boy. That’s the stark conclusion author Michael Reichert has come to after studying modern boyhood for his new book "How to Raise a Boy: The Power of Connection to Raise Good Men."
May 27, 2019
Analysis: More Women In Early 40s Who Have Never Married Have Kids
For a long time, a traditional family was made up of a mother, a father, and 2.5 kids. But, things are changing, especially when it comes to who is a mother.
May 27, 2019
How Does Arizona Fair On Family And Medical Leave?
It’s been 25 years since the Family and Medical Leave Act was approved by the federal government, and in the years since then, half of the states haven’t moved beyond the basics related to protection of unpaid leave.
May 27, 2019
McSally Talks Military Sexual Assault On This Week
As Americans remember the fallen of wars past this holiday weekend, Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, a veteran herself, appeared on ABC’s "This Week" on Sunday to discuss her legislation aimed at preventing sexual assault in the military.
May 27, 2019
Arizona National Guard Unit Returns From Afghanistan
More than 300 Arizona families reunited this Memorial Day weekend as a unit of National Guard troops returned home from a year-long deployment in Afghanistan.
May 27, 2019
Boyer: Statute Of Limitations For Abuse Worst In U.S.
The arrest of a priest in Arizona on sex abuse charges out of Michigan could lend fuel to efforts here to expand the time that victims in this state have to sue their assailants.
May 27, 2019
Arizona Senate Passes New Requirements For Voter Initiatives
Rejecting complaints from Democrats, Arizona Senate Republicans voted late Friday to add a series of new requirements that have to be met by people proposing their own laws and constitutional amendments.
May 27, 2019
Exciting Time Right Now In Downtown Peoria
Residents in Peoria are invited to see ideas and provide feedback on ways to increase foot traffic downtown. It’s the latest move to breathe new life into Old Town Peoria.
May 27, 2019
Homeless Numbers Explode As UMOM Fights To Help Families
Recent head counts have placed Arizona seventh in the nation for chronically homeless residents. That does not include the rapidly growing number of Arizona families who are forced into homelessness as rents rise and affordable housing dwindles.
May 27, 2019
Loop 101 Price Freeway Widening Starting
A project to widen the Loop 101 Price Freeway in the southeast Valley will begin Friday. The $76 million project is expected to be complete by fall 2020.
May 27, 2019

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