KJZZ News

President Of Kalil Bottling George Kalil Dies At 81
Longtime Arizona businessman George Kalil has died. He was president of Kalil bottling, a company founded 70 years ago by his father and grandfather.
July 12, 2019
Bike Ranch Near Saguaro National Park Coming In 2022
Saguaro National Park is one of the few that allow bicycling on trails, and the park Tucson may soon get a lot more active visitors.
July 12, 2019
ADEQ Stabilizing Soil Along I-10 To Prevent Blowing Dust
With the arrival of monsoon season comes an increase in blowing dust. And an increase in blowing dust unfortunately can lead to an increase in serious crashes along Interstate 10. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is trying to keep drivers safe by treating areas along the I-10 corridor with soil stabilizers.
July 12, 2019
Hitting The Beach? Vacation Survey Shows Mixed Plans
A survey about summer vacations shows some mixed plans among Americans. First, the big numbers: $2,037 is the average amount Americans are expected to spend on summer trips.
July 12, 2019
Immigrant Advocates Warn Against Possible Trump Migration Deal With Guatemala
Dozens of human rights groups and migrant advocates signed a letter Friday warning a possible agreement to designate Guatemala as a safe country for U.S. asylum seekers could put thousand of migrants in danger.
July 12, 2019
Arizona Congressional Delegation Split On Party Lines Over ICE Raids
Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are split on party lines when it comes to anticipated Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids ordered by President Trump to begin Sunday.
July 12, 2019
Farmworker Wage Lawsuit Results In $2.2M Settlement
A $2.2 million settlement has resulted from a lawsuit alleging farming companies around Yuma did not adequately pay migrant workers over multiple seasons.
July 12, 2019
Arizona Monsoon Activity Off To Late Start
Humid, overcast days are a reminder that the Valley is already a month into the monsoon season. But shouldn’t the area have seen more activity by now?
July 12, 2019
Formerly Incarcerated Say Release Bill Had Unintended Consequences
Formerly incarcerated people say early-release bill has left them unequipped to re-enter society. Several former Arizona inmates who spoke to KJZZ said on the condition of anonymity said they had been released without basic documents needed to transition back into society.
July 12, 2019
Like Video Games? City Of Maricopa Creating Esports Rec Program
Maricopa says it’s one of the few cities in the country to create an esports recreation program. Esports — also known as electronic sports — involves video game competitions.
July 12, 2019
South Phoenix Community To Vote On Sale Or Lease Of Garcia Elementary School
South Phoenix residents who live in the Murphy School District will vote this fall on whether to sell or lease Alfred Garcia Elementary School.
July 12, 2019
Former Arizona Teacher Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Sex With 13-Year-Old Boy
The student’s mother wrote in a victim impact statement that Brittany Zamora stole her son’s innocence. "He doesn’t know who he is anymore and is trying to find himself again,” she wrote.
July 12, 2019
How Do Phoenix Monsoon Storms Form?
Arizona's monsoon storms are an unpredictable weather phenomenon unique to the desert Southwest. Matt Pace, former TV news meteorologist, now with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, tells The Show how the storms develop.
July 12, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap July 12, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with former House Minority Leader Chad Campbell, now Senior Vice President at Strategies360, and Emily Ryan with Copper State Consulting.
July 12, 2019
Arizona Rattlers Aim For Another Title And Perfection
The Arizona Rattlers are once again playing for a title, hosting the Sioux Falls Storm in the United Bowl on Saturday in Glendale to decide the champion of this year’s Indoor Football League. And the Rattlers will be looking to accomplish what no other Arizona franchise ever has: a season of perfection.
July 12, 2019
Corporation Commissioners Demand Answers From APS CEO
State utility regulators are putting the pressure on Arizona Public Service CEO Don Brandt. They’ve invited him to answer questions at next month’s Corporation Commission meeting.
July 12, 2019
Congress Probes OK Of Trump Backers Housing Project
A congressional committee is investigating whether the U.S. Interior Department helped an Arizona developer and supporter of President Donald Trump get a crucial permit after a wildlife official said the housing project would threaten habitat for imperiled species.
July 12, 2019
Sulfuric Acid Leak In Mexico’s Sea Of Cortez A ‘Wake-Up Call’
Mexico’s largest mining company spilled sulfuric acid into the Sea of Cortez in Guaymas, Sonora, on Tuesday. Officials say the spill was minor, but it has caused concern because of the company’s legacy of environmental damage.
UNESCO: Vaquita Porpoise Habitat ‘In Danger’
July 12, 2019
Man Indicted In Stabbing Death Of Peoria Teen
The stabbing death of a Peoria teen has led to charges of first-degree murder against Michael Paul Adams. He is accused of stabbing a teenager because of the music the young man was playing.
July 12, 2019
School District OKs  Lease For Asylum Welcome Center
The Phoenix Elementary School District governing board has given approval for a New York-based nonprofit agency to lease one of its buildings for humanitarian aid.
July 12, 2019

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