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CDC Reports Mumps Outbreak In Migrant Detention Facilities
In January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began a coordinated national outbreak response to combat mumps cases within migrant detention facilities. Now, the agency has issued its initial findings.
Aug. 30, 2019
Jurors Claim They Were Coerced To Convict In Death Of Fire Captain
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge heard testimony Friday from a juror who felt coerced to convict Hezron Parks of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Tempe Fire Capt. Kyle Brayer.
Aug. 30, 2019
New App Can Immediately Connect Migrants With Their Lawyer
A pair of immigration attorneys from Texas have come up with an app that tells them if a client has been pulled over by local police, or federal agents have shown up with a warrant. Now the legal team hopes to convince attorneys in Arizona to buy their product.
Aug. 30, 2019
JSXs Hop-On Jet Service Arrives In Phoenix
New jet service launched Friday from Phoenix with prices competitive to the major commercial airlines. But, the CEO of JSX said his company is less with big name airlines and more with highways.
Aug. 30, 2019
Arizona Park Officials Warn Against Hiking In Extreme Heat
Hiking in the Phoenix area can be dangerous, even deadly. Park officials warn against hiking on heat advisory days, especially if you aren’t local. Park officials don’t close trails on heat-advisory days, leaving decisions up to the discretion of individuals.
Aug. 30, 2019
Journey To Find Arizonas Cuisine — Cactus Key Lime Pie
What is Arizona cuisine? That’s the question Phoenix New Times food critic Chris Malloy is attempting to answer in his year-long series “Sonoran Arcana,” and he brings The Show along with him on the journey each month. Malloy observed Kai chef Ryan Swanson reinventing the key lime pie with desert ingredients.
Aug. 30, 2019
As Natural Disasters Threaten, How Do Agencies Respond?
Reporters from the News21 project recently fanned out across the country to look into how local and federal governments respond when communities are devastated by natural disasters.
Aug. 30, 2019
For Homeless Families, Back To School Means More Stress
Back to school is an exciting time for lots of kids, we hear a lot about back to school sales and see lots of photos of kids on social media heading off to their first day of preschool or kindergarten.
Aug. 30, 2019
Scientists Push For Expanded Research Into Cannabis
A lawsuit filed by Arizona-based marijuana researcher Dr. Sue Sisley may push the Drug Enforcement Administration to expand opportunities for scientific research into the effects of cannabis.
Aug. 30, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Aug. 30, 2019
To talk about the defeats of a pair of Phoenix propositions, along with a primary challenger to Sen. Martha McSally and more, Emily Ryan of Copper State Consulting and attorney and former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman, joined The Show.
Aug. 30, 2019
Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Coconino County
The county's Health and Human Services office said Thursday the mosquitoes were south of Lake Mary Road in Flagstaff. The county says it has treated pools of water in the area to reduce the mosquito population.
Aug. 30, 2019
Marshal: Murder Suspects Faked Emergency To Escape
A husband and wife being transported across the country to face murder charges used a medical emergency ruse and then overpowered two security guards, tied them up and left them and a third uninvolved prisoner outside a rural Arizona town, authorities said Thursday.
Aug. 30, 2019
Pipeline Break Calls For Water Restrictions At Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon National Park entered water conservation mode Friday due to a pipeline that broke on Thursday. The park is implementing water restrictions on the North and South Rims until staff can repair the break.
Aug. 30, 2019
Amid Record Heat Deaths, Heat Shelters Work — Until They Dont
So far in 2019, there have been 32 confirmed heat deaths in Maricopa County. The county is investigating another 134 deaths as heat-related — surpassing last year’s total of 128. The County’s Heat Relief Regional Network is a system of cooling centers, hydration stations, and emergency heat shelters to protect people exposed to the heat — but there's a critical need they're failing to address.
Aug. 30, 2019
Phoenix Launches Committee To Boost Trust With Police
After a number of controversial use of force incidents involving Phoenix Police, Mayor Kate Gallego established an ad hoc committee to guide efforts aimed at improving trust between the department and the community. The group met for the first time on Thursday.
Aug. 29, 2019
Johnson Utilities Gets Chance To Make Ownership Case
The embattled owner of East Valley utility company Johnson Utilities will get another chance to try to reclaim his water company.
Aug. 29, 2019
Global Study Describes 3,000-Year-Old Human Ecological Impacts
Understanding how humans have transformed the natural world means looking back far beyond the industrial revolution. A new study reveals how much a little scientific crowdsourcing can accomplish.
Aug. 29, 2019
Why KJZZ, Republic Reviewed More Than 180 Teacher Sexual Misconduct Cases
KJZZ and the Arizona Republic have reported on some of the nearly 200 cases where teachers accused of sexual misconduct were disciplined by the state or surrendered their teaching certifications in the last five years. The reporters behind the series, "A Position Of Trust," talked about how and why they decided to tackle this issue.
Aug. 29, 2019
2nd Border Patrol Agent Convicted Of Abusing Immigrant
Another Border Patrol agent has been convicted of abusing an immigrant along the Southwest border. It comes after a separate case, in which an Arizona-based agent accepted a plea deal earlier this month.
Aug. 29, 2019
Arizonans Prepare For New ID Requirements In Airports
After the 9/11 attacks, a federal law was passed requiring new forms of identification at airports. Beginning in October 2020, passengers will need the new Travel ID or some other federal identification in order to board a flight.
Aug. 29, 2019

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