KJZZ News

water faucet
A new documentary Troubled Water investigated drinking water systems and pollution across the country. It was part of a project produced by students in the News21 program, which includes several universities, and is headquartered at ASU.
Aug. 17, 2017
President Donald Trump plans to rally supporters in Phoenix next week, and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is not happy about it.
Aug. 17, 2017
The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter.
Aug. 17, 2017
Authorities say a Mohave Community College board member with a record of drug offenses has been arrested during an investigation into alleged methamphetamine manufacturing at the man's home.
Aug. 17, 2017
Gin Blossoms
The Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame is celebrating its newest class of inductees on Thursday, including a handful of the state’s most well-known artists.
Aug. 17, 2017
 border fence
Attorneys on both sides of the upcoming murder trial of the border patrol agent accused of shooting a teenager, are trying to screen out jurors who might have strong feelings, one way or the other, about illegal immigration and drug smuggling.
Aug. 17, 2017
Migrant worker
Changes with the RAISE Act could lower the area's access to workers who fill manual labor jobs.
Aug. 17, 2017
Arizona Trail
The U.S. Forest Service is looking for input on a long-distance trail that runs through the rugged center of the state.
Aug. 17, 2017
solar eclipse
As Monday’s solar eclipse draws near, many Phoenicians worry they won’t be able to find viewing glasses – or that they’ll get unsafe knockoffs instead. But Phoenix libraries are offering a fun and educational way for kids to get theirs.
Aug. 17, 2017
MGC Pure Chemicals
Mesa-based chemical company is expanding its operation to Texas.
Aug. 17, 2017
Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium in Tucson.
Pima County officials sent a letter to the Milwaukee Brewers this week asking the team to consider the Kino Stadium Complex for its spring training next season and bring Major League Baseball back to Tucson.
Aug. 16, 2017
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan
The Arizona Secretary of State's Office says workers there have finished counting signatures on the petitions turned in last week to refer the state's new school voucher law to the ballot.
Aug. 16, 2017
computer
It seems like every few months we have to make a new password for something. And it always has to be really complicated — and you’re supposed to have different passwords for each online account. It gets crazy really fast. Those complicated passwords are going to be a thing of the past.
Aug. 16, 2017
monsoon storm
Like fall in New York, there’s a season that it seems all Arizonans look forward to — the monsoon. But unlike the Big Apple, monsoon weather is unique to the Southwest — and you never quite know what it will bring. For a series exploring personal relationships to the monsoon, producer Paige Phelps talked to Jacob Moore, assistant vice president of tribal relations at ASU.
Aug. 16, 2017
Uber self-driving car
If you’ve seen a car driving around town lately with what looks like a camera on top, it just might be a self-driving car. That’s because Google, Uber, Waymo and now Israeli company Mobileye are all using Arizona as testing grounds for the development of these autonomous vehicles.
Aug. 16, 2017
U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer said in opening remarks that NAFTA "has failed" Americans as a result of trade deficits. Some clash with that view, while others partially agree.
Aug. 16, 2017
Mary Jo Pitzl
In 2013, it came to light that more than 6,000 reports of child abuse and neglect had been set aside — marked as “not investigated.” Today, the number of investigations are down over the last year, even as the number of calls coming into Arizona’s child-abuse hotline stays steady. That’s according to a new report from The Arizona Republic.
Aug. 16, 2017
 Racist Sandwich Podcast
Drive around many corners of the Valley looking for a restaurant serving delicious food, and you’ll find influences from all over the world. But how authentic are the dishes? Are the owners and chefs actually the people who’ve lived in the culture and with the recipes? Those are some of the issues the co-hosts of the Racist Sandwich podcast address on a regular basis.
Aug. 16, 2017
Chispa Arizona
Knocking on doors, gathering signatures on a petition, hosting house meetings, getting involved in helping your community. Those are the organizing skills that students are learning through Chispa Arizona’s promotores program. Chispa Arizona is focused on environmental issues in Latino neighborhoods — which they say are disproportionately affected by the effects of climate change and pollution.
Aug. 16, 2017
police
Civil-rights activists in Arizona have long been on the lookout for patterns of racially-biased behavior by law enforcement officers. A new effort by Stanford calling the Open Policing Project looked at a number of states, including Arizona, from 2011 to 2015 to measure whether people of color were pulled over and searched more often by officers.
Aug. 16, 2017

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