KJZZ News

Lyle Jeffs
Lyle Jeffs pleaded guilty to two felony charges Wednesday in an agreement that also called for him to pay $1 million in restitution.
Sep. 20, 2017
John McCain
Both Arizona senators said they are optimistic after taking a first look at Sens. Graham Lindsey and Bill Cassidy’s new plan to convert Affordable Care Act spending into block grants.
Sep. 20, 2017
Two young prairie dogs captured near their burrow
Prairie dogs in northern Arizona have tested positive for the black plague. Because prairie dogs are very social creatures that live in tight-knit colonies, they are particularly vulnerable to the infected fleas.
Sep. 20, 2017
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A traumatic event in life is like a scratch on a record. Every time the record player, or your mind, runs over the scratch, it skips.
Sep. 20, 2017
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Each Caribbean island has its own unique history with countries like the U.S., the U.K. and France. But when a hurricane hits, responses between islands vary greatly.
Sep. 20, 2017
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On Tuesday, Mexico's capital city was hit by a massive 7.1 magnitude earthquake. At least 200 people have died, and the city is bracing for a long recovery.
Sep. 20, 2017
Border wall
A federal appeals court was set to hear arguments Wednesday over whether a federal border patrol agent can be sued in U.S. courts for shooting across the border and killing a Mexican teenager in 2010.
Sep. 20, 2017
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Is secretly recording your doctor’s visit OK? It depends where you live. KJZZ's medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Sep. 20, 2017
Car brakes
One of Arizona's 5 C's is getting a boost from the automotive industry as electric carmakers demand more of the metal.
Sep. 20, 2017
child's carseat
Most parents think they are using their child’s safety seat correctly, but statistics reveal that the majority are not. According to Michelle Donati, spokeswoman for AAA in Arizona, there are numerous mistakes made by parents. One of those is turning a child to a forward-facing position too soon.
Sep. 20, 2017
Arizona Department of Health Services
ADHS portions out the funds through county and Native American programs, plus others, to help new parents as they care for children.
Sep. 20, 2017
Two years ago the town of Sanders, Arizona, learned their drinking water was toxic. The school district installed a water filtration system this summer, but many people are sick with conditions linked to uranium contamination. And no one has cleaned it up.
Sep. 20, 2017
Attorneys for prisoners in a class-action settlement with the Arizona Department Of Corrections are looking into the death of a inmate.
Sep. 19, 2017
James Ahlers
Officials expect a temporary disruption in business at Phoenix’s trade office in Mexico City following Tuesday’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
Sep. 19, 2017
 deputy uniforms
The county Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to take $500,000 from the landfill closure fund to help pay for raises in the sheriff's department.
Sep. 19, 2017
water faucet
The city of Mesa is reminding its water utility customers to be on the lookout for scams. A private company representing themselves as city of Mesa Water Resources has used its employees to canvass neighborhoods attempting to sell water filters.
Sep. 19, 2017
Jason P. Woodbury
Thirty years ago, U2 was on the cusp of becoming arguably the biggest band in the world. They were on tour in support of their newest album, The Joshua Tree. The tour began in the Valley at ASU’s Activity Center — now Wells Fargo Arena — and it ended here as well, in a much larger venue, Sun Devil Stadium.
Sep. 19, 2017
Regina Revazova
There are stories on every street corner of the city. One audio producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the people she meets. Here's one of those conversations.
Sep. 19, 2017
There are nearly 3.5 million near-Earth objects the size of a house in the solar system. That may sound like a lot, but it’s about 10 times fewer than scientists had previously thought. David Trilling, a professor of physics and astronomy at Northern Arizona University, published the results of this new study in the Astronomical Journal, and he joins me.
Sep. 19, 2017
Phoenix Children's Hospital
Phoenix Children’s Hospital has built an international reputation for providing some of the best pediatric care in the world. But space has been tight. A $40 million expansion will dramatically increase the size of its emergency department and Level 1 pediatric trauma center. To learn more about the impact of the changes, we spoke with Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Kathy van Leeuwen.
Sep. 19, 2017

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