KJZZ News

Sonorans Protest Against Mining Company After Sulfuric Acid Spill
Mexico’s largest mining company has come under fire for causing environmental damage after it spilled sulfuric acid into the Sea of Cortez last week. Now protesters are calling on the Mexican government to oust the mining company.
July 19, 2019
Corp Comm Approves Capital Improvement Plan For Johnson Utilities
The Arizona Corporation Commission has approved a new capital improvement plan for Johnson Utilities. The troubled water and wastewater service utility has been under interim management for nearly a year.
July 19, 2019
Sandra Day OConnor House Added To National Register
The Sandra Day O’Connor House in Tempe has officially been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, according to the National Park Service.
July 19, 2019
Rush To Pay Bills Results In Power Shutoff For 10,000 SRP Customers
More than 10,000 Salt River Project electric customers had their power turned off Wednesday after the utility’s phone system and phone app went down.
July 18, 2019
Some Of Accused Border Agents Texts Wont Be Shown To Jury
A federal judge has ruled that only some text messages a Border Patrol agent sent after allegedly ramming a Guatemalan immigrant who was running away near the Arizona border can be shown to the jury during his trial.
July 18, 2019
Motel 6, MALDEF Due In Federal Court Friday
The sides in a lawsuit over alleged sharing of motel-guest information with immigration authorities are due in federal court Friday, and they’ve asked a judge to give initial approval to a revamped multimillion-dollar settlement.
July 18, 2019
More Loop 101 Closures As Construction Continues
A Loop 101 widening project continues this weekend in Tempe, the latest closures resulting from the $76 million project. Northbound lanes of the Price Freeway portion of Loop 101 will close for the weekend at 10 p.m. on Friday.
July 18, 2019
Mexico, U.S. Dispute Joaquín El Chapo Guzmáns Assets
The life sentence given on Tuesday in the United States to Mexico’s most notorious drug trafficker is sparking a debate on which country should keep his 12-billion-dollar fortune.
July 18, 2019
Theres No Crying In Newsrooms: The Stories Of Women In Journalism
After interviewing well over 100 current and former print and broadcast journalists — mostly women — Kristin Gilger and Julia Wallace wrote the recently-published book "There’s No Crying in Newsrooms."
July 18, 2019
Monsoon Stories 2019: The Smell Of Creosote
This year, for KJZZ's Monsoon Stories series, we’re zeroing in on the ways that the monsoon season awakens our senses. First up: Smell.
July 18, 2019
Slide Show: Arizona Monsoon Photos
We asked for your Arizona monsoon photos as part of The Show's 2019 "Monsoon Stories" project. Check out the gallery of submissions (and some we've taken at KJZZ over the years), then send us your own!
July 18, 2019
Will Changes To AZ Elections Make Things Easier In 2020?
During the 2016 election cycle, Arizonans saw hours-long lines outside polling stations for the spring primary. The 2018 cycle saw improvements, but there were still problems with polling stations opening late and ballots being counted slowly.
July 18, 2019
APS Changes Communications Team Amid Policy Outcry
Arizona Public Service has made headlines this summer for their policy to shut off power to customers who are late to paying their bills. That led to a policy change implemented by the Corporation Commission, which regulates the utility.
July 18, 2019
Cellar Fire Near Prescott 0% Contained, But Stable
The Cellar Fire has burned about 6,500 acres just south of Prescott. Although it is 0% contained, Gabrielle Kenton, spokeswoman for the Prescott National Forest, said the fire is stable due to weather conditions.
July 18, 2019
How Flagstaff Helped Astronauts Prepare For Moon Landing
Northern Arizona played a major role in the preparation for the Apollo missions. For some more context, The Show spoke with Danielle Adams, deputy director for marketing and communications at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff.
July 18, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Dungeons And Dragons
Listen to the sounds of Ronald Wright playing Dungeons and Dragons at the Arizona Game Fair’s weekly open gaming night.
July 18, 2019
Border Patrol Agent Shares Inside Information To ProPublica
The U.S. Border Patrol has recently come under fire for holding children in subpar conditions and for the revelation of racist social media posts.
July 18, 2019
Environmental Group Sues U.S. Forest Service
The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the U.S. Forest Service. The environmental group filed notice Wednesday, saying the Forest Service violated a 1998 legal settlement. Back then, the service agreed to keep cattle away from streams in eastern Arizona.
July 18, 2019
Arizona Storytellers: Valerie Marsh
Valerie Marsh was in a long-term relationship that she was convinced would turn into a marriage and children. But when they broke up, Valerie was afraid she would never get to be a mom. So she decided to adopt.
July 18, 2019
Turf Paradise Wont Challenge Law On Off-Track Betting
The owners of Turf Paradise in Phoenix won’t stand in the way of a new law that offers financial help for Arizona Downs. That law is supposed to provide teletrack signals for off-track betting.
July 18, 2019

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