KJZZ News

Looking At The History Of Use Of Force By U.S. Border Patrol
Last week, Border Patrol agents fired tear gas at a group of migrants trying to cross into the United States from Tijuana, Mexico. The incident was roundly criticized, although President Donald Trump and his administration defended the use of tear gas.
Dec. 7, 2018
New Report Uncovers New Abuses In Southwest Key Shelters
Southwest Key is a name we’ve heard in the news a lot in recent months, as President Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border resulted in the separation of thousands of migrant families at the border. More children than ever needed to be housed, and Southwest Key took them in.
Dec. 7, 2018
Calls For Arizona Rep. Stringer To Resign Continue
The calls for Representative David Stringer to resign continue to grow, in the wake of a second set of racist comments he made recently.
Dec. 7, 2018
Ballet AZ
The Nutcracker returns to Ballet Arizona for its holiday residence with the Phoenix Symphony Hall. The New York Times has called the production one of the top three in the country, and it includes hundreds of Arizona’s best ballet dancers. Many of them are kids.
Dec. 7, 2018
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with Doug Cole, chief operating officer with HighGround, and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
Dec. 7, 2018
The Takeaway: Inside The Power Of ICE
Created in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a federal agency tasked with finding and removing immigrants inside the border who are in violation of immigration laws. In 15 years, the agency has ballooned into a giant and controversial law enforcement body.
Dec. 7, 2018
Phoenix City To Vote On $230M Suns Arena Renovation
The Phoenix City Council will vote on a $230 million renovation deal that would keep the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena in downtown Phoenix.
Dec. 7, 2018
Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Events Set For State Capitol
Veterans groups, citizens and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will gather at the state Capitol to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Dec. 7, 2018
Phoenix Residents
Some residents who live southwest of downtown Phoenix don’t like the way their community is changing. The Phoenix City Council recently approved plans by Meritage Homes for 180 single-family homes in Laveen
Dec. 6, 2018
Later Hours For Phoenix Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Medical marijuana dispensaries will soon get to stay open later in Arizona’s largest city.
Dec. 6, 2018
Judge Hires Expert To Review AZ Prison Health Care
On Thursday, in her first hearing with attorneys from both parties in the Parsons vs. Ryan prison health care settlement, Judge Roslyn Silver asked representatives for the state and the inmates to discuss the merits of selecting an independent monitor.
Dec. 6, 2018
CAP Board Supports Arizona Drought Plan Proposal
On Thursday the board of the Central Arizona Project said it supports a drought plan released last week.
Dec. 6, 2018
Illegal Sedona Tours On The Rise, Says U.S. Forest Service
There are 45 guided-tour companies in Sedona operating under permits from the Forest Service. Illegal tours in Sedona are on the rise and can have an environmental impact, officials say.
Dec. 6, 2018
U.S. Government Drops Case Against Border Patrol Agent In Arizona
The United States has abandoned its attempt to prosecute a Border Patrol agent who killed a teenager by firing through the Arizona border fence into Mexico. A motion filed in federal court Thursday that brings to an end the six-year case of Lonnie Swartz.
Dec. 6, 2018
Committee On Recidivism, Sentencing Reform Dissolved
House leadership at the Arizona Legislature has dissolved a committee charged with sentencing and recidivism reform.
Dec. 6, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Lighting The Dark During Hanukkah
Listen to the sounds of Sarah Ettinger at a community menorah lighting to celebrate Hanukkah.
Dec. 6, 2018
Campaign Finance Law Declared Unconstitutional
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ruled a 2017 state law on campaign finance is unconstitutional.
Dec. 6, 2018
City Council Approves Price Hike To Sky Harbor Restaurants
If holiday travels take you through Sky Harbor this month, it could be the last time you grab a bite or a drink there at the current prices.
Dec. 6, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: The Sugar Thieves
It’s time now for a Tiny Desert Concert. It’s a series where we bring local Arizona bands and musicians into the KJZZ studios to play a couple of songs and talk about their music. Today, we hear from The Sugar Thieves.
Dec. 6, 2018
New Trail Hits Arizona After Decades In The Making
If you want to hit the trails, there is a new one you might want to check out soon.
Dec. 6, 2018

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