KJZZ News

U.S. Bans Some Migrants From Seeking Asylum
The U.S. government announced a new rule Thursday that gives the Trump Administration the authority to prevent migrants who cross the border illegally from then seeking asylum.
Nov. 8, 2018
Corp Comm Allows Hookups In Johnson Utilities Area
The commission put a pause on new hookups in October to assess the potential impact on areas within the Johnson Utilities service area.
Nov. 8, 2018
Hearing Set In GOP Lawsuit Over Ballot Signatures
A legal bid by Republicans to change ballot-counting procedures may have come too late to help any of their candidates in close races.
Nov. 8, 2018
9th Circuit Rejects Trump Administration Attempt To Repeal DACA
A federal appeals court has rejected the U.S. government’s attempt to end a program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children from deportation.
Nov. 8, 2018
AZ Senate Democrats Choose New Leadership
One day after Republicans chose their leaders for the upcoming state legislative session, Arizona Democrats have announced their new Senate leadership.
Nov. 8, 2018
Mexico Takes First Step Toward Legalizing Marijuana
Mexico’s future secretary of the interior proposed legislation in the Senate on Thursday to regulate marijuana and allow its production and sale, a potential major shift in the country’s stance on the decade-long drug war.
Nov. 8, 2018
Border Residents Call For Cancellation Of Military Deployment
A coalition of people from near Arizona’s border with Mexico want the deployment of the U.S. military to the region canceled, and they traveled to the state Capitol to deliver the message to lawmakers.
Nov. 8, 2018
Phoenix
Phoenix veterans who fought in World War II organized what would come to be known as the first Latino American Legion Post in the country. KJZZ visits the post today.
Nov. 8, 2018
Probation For Woman Who Took Down Fliers At Mosque
A woman who was captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she tore down fliers posted at an Arizona mosque was sentenced Thursday to 18 months of probation for her aggravated criminal damage conviction.
Nov. 8, 2018
Arizona Senate Race Among Record Election Spending
A trade group says total spending on local TV ads for this midterm election set a record. Final numbers still need to be confirmed, but so far, local TV ads topped more than $3 billion across the country.
Nov. 8, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Getting Ready For A Grand (Ave) Festival
Listen to the sounds of artists Nathaniel Jack Greene and Mario Garcia painting together in preparation for the Grand Avenue Festival this weekend.
Nov. 8, 2018
Motel 6 Coordination With ICE Continues To Have Repercussions
Last year, the Phoenix New Times broke a story that is still having ripple effects today. Reporters Joseph Flaherty and Antonia Noori Farzan found that two Motel 6 locations in Phoenix were routinely providing guest information to ICE.
Nov. 8, 2018
Documentary Investigates Navy Lieutenant
In January of 2014, an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter crashed off the coast of Virginia. The story of Lt. Van Dorn and the investigation into his death is recounted in the new documentary, "Who Killed Lt. Van Dorn," directed by Zachary Stauffer.
Nov. 8, 2018
Do Vacant U.S. Ambassador Positions Impact Foreign Policy?
There are more than 30 U.S. ambassador positions still vacant around the globe, in countries including Turkey, Egypt, South Korea and Ireland.
Nov. 8, 2018
Why We All Need To Know About Central Arizona Project Board
There are some races we probably all knew about heading into Tuesday’s election — like the race for governor, or Kyrsten Sinema’s battle with Martha McSally for Arizona’s open Senate seat.
Nov. 8, 2018
Voters OK Ban On Taxing Services, But Could They Be Asked To Revisit?
When Arizona voters approved Proposition 126 by a nearly 2-1 margin on Tuesday, they prohibited the state from taxing services, like gym and country club memberships, haircuts and pet grooming.
Nov. 8, 2018
FDA Approves New Opioid Amid Addiction Crisis
The opioid addiction crisis is a reality across the country. It’s led to — among other steps — increased regulation. It’s in this reality that the Food and Drug Administration has approved of a new opioid called Dsuvia, which is intended to be used specifically by the Department of Defense.
Nov. 8, 2018
Are College Athletes Accused Of Sexual Misconduct More Often?
The issue of sexual assault on college campuses has become hard to avoid in the news in recent years. And, oftentimes, those cases seem to be tied up with student athletes.
Nov. 8, 2018
What
Arizona voters soundly rejected Proposition 127 when they went to the polls. That would have required half of Arizona’s energy to come from renewable sources over the next decade.
Nov. 8, 2018
Corp Comm Puts Moratorium On Johnson Utilities
The Arizona Corporation Commission has placed a partial moratorium on new water and sewer connections from Johnson Utilities’ service area in Pinal County.
Nov. 8, 2018

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