KJZZ News

City of Phoenix Invests Into Northern Arizona Forests
The national forests in Arizona give Valley residents a place to camp and escape the heat, but they also give birth to the Valley’s water. Now the Valley is investing back into the health of those forests.
May 29, 2015
Arizona Lawmaker Wants Testing For Parents Of Drug-Exposed Babies
An Arizona lawmaker on Thursday called for changes in state law to allow ongoing testing of parents whose babies are born exposed to drugs after a child who was returned to her parents died of apparent abuse.
May 28, 2015
No Light Shed On Investigation Into Pocketing By MCSO Officers
A trove of records released Thursday by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office provides a window into disciplinary problems among sheriff's employees, but sheds no light on investigations into claims that officers pocketed items confiscated in traffic stops and safe-house busts.
May 28, 2015
Report Alleges Racial Profiling And Abuse By Border Law Enforcement
The American Civil Liberties Union released a collection of testimonials Thursday alleging racial profiling and questionable behavior by border law enforcement in west Texas and southern New Mexico.
May 28, 2015
Alexandra Watts
Alexandra Watts joined KJZZ as a digital intern in May 2015. She is currently a student at Arizona State University majoring in both journalism and English.
May 28, 2015
Kristy Westgard
Kristy Westgard is an Arizona native studying broadcast journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism as well as Supply Chain Management at the W.P. Carey School of Business.
May 28, 2015
Keerthi Vedantam
Keerthi Vedantam fell in love with radio when Morning Edition became the morning tradition as her father drove her to school.
May 28, 2015
Protest, Prophet Cartoon Contest Planned Outside Phoenix Mosque
A Phoenix man is holding a protest outside a mosque in the Valley that will include a cartoon drawing contest of the Prophet Muhammad.
May 28, 2015
ASU And Arizona Western College Form Partnership To Offer Degrees
Arizona State University will start offering degrees in three disciplines to students studying at Arizona Western College’s Yuma campus. The majors address workforce needs in Yuma and La Paz counties.
May 28, 2015
As Arizonas Solar Industry Grows, Company Ethics Come Into Question
With any industry that’s getting bigger, there are potential problems that can emerge.
May 28, 2015
Trendy Valley Restaurants May Affect Home Prices In Some Neighborhoods
The past decade or so has seen the Valley becoming more of a haven for unique — dare we say hip — locally owned restaurants.
May 28, 2015
Arizona Auction Houses Reluctant To Transition To Online Bidding
Auction fever is not a medical condition, but it is the term for the hype that auctioneers generate to try to quickly increase bids. And as The Show’s Annika Cline found out, some auctioneers are worried that online bidding would reduce the auction fever effect.
May 28, 2015
Hot Corner: DeSoto Central Market In Phoenix
It’s time to head to another Valley hot corner: spots with a lot going on.
May 28, 2015
New Report Finds Arizonas Cotton Crops Could Be Wasting Water
A new investigative report by Pro Publica indicates that federal funding for cotton growing could be leading to troublesome water wasting.
May 28, 2015
UA Sociology Students Study Poverty In Tucson
For the past several months, University Of Arizona students have been taking a survey of low-income households across Tucson.
May 28, 2015
Sounds Of The City: Society For Creative Anachronism Battle In Phoenix
Listen to members of the Society for Creative Anachronism practice their medieval fighting skills at in Encanto Park in Phoenix.
May 28, 2015
Arizona Awaits Supreme Courts Decision On Congressional Districts
As the clock ticks toward the end of the U.S. Supreme Court’s latest term, lawmakers, candidates and potential candidates are waiting for the decision on Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission and whether the current congressional districts will stay in effect.
May 28, 2015
Paradise Valley Considers Banning Drones
The town of Paradise Valley is holding their first public discussions about banning drones in town limits.
May 28, 2015
Records: Ex-MCSO Deputy Suspected In Multiple Phoenix-Area Robberies
The man who reportedly committed seven Valley robberies in fewer than 12 hours has been arrested.
May 28, 2015
As Colorado River Shortage Looms, Arizona Water Managers Look Elsewhere
The possibility of a shortage on the Colorado River is forcing some tough decisions about how to keep agriculture viable as the drought deepens.
May 28, 2015

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