KJZZ News

New Water Tap Open For New River Residents
After more than a year of anxiety, residents of New River and Desert Hills north of Phoenix now have a place to fill up their water. A new tap opened late last month that serves water haulers who in turn serve New River and Desert Hills customers.
Aug. 13, 2018
New York Firm Buys 6 Metro Phoenix Apartment Complexes
A New York based investment firm recently bought half a dozen apartment complexes across the Phoenix Valley.
Aug. 13, 2018
In Mexico, An App To Search For The Disappeared
Thousands of people have disappeared in Mexico as a result of crime-related violence. But an artist is trying to help a group on the search with an app.
Aug. 13, 2018
Red Cross Opens Cooling Station In Mohave County
At least 23 thousand Mohave Electric Cooperative customers lost power this weekend in Bullhead City, Mohave Valley and the surrounding areas. Recent storms caused damage to a transformer, leaving many Mohave Electric Cooperative customers without air conditioning.
Aug. 12, 2018
County Animal Control Adopts Pet Facial Recognition
Facial recognition technology has been appearing more throughout our society, most notably on the iPhone X. But now this type of technology can help find your lost pet.
Aug. 12, 2018
Grant To Fund Study Of Doctor Fatigue Over Drug Alerts
A professor at the University of Arizona has received a $1.5 million grant to study a problem known as "alert fatigue."
Aug. 11, 2018
Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend In Arizona
The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak this weekend and should be visible over Arizona. Marvin Percha is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Phoenix.
Aug. 11, 2018
Attorney Asks Judge To Legalize "Ballot Harvesting" Before Arizona Primary
Attorneys for a Democratic activist say there is a legal and constitutional right for her to deliver someone else's ballot to a polling place in lieu of using the U.S. Postal Service to do so on election day.
Aug. 11, 2018
Thunderstorms Cause Power Outage, Evacuation At Talking Stick Resort
Monsoon thunderstorms in the Valley Friday evening caused caused a power outage at Talking Stick Resort and Casino. Several guests were awakened just after 2:30 in the morning Saturday and told to evacuate.
Aug. 11, 2018
Study Shows Middle School Popularity Isn’t Everything
Researchers used data to see if middle school popularity would lead to later success and found it was good to be well-liked, but not “popular.”
Aug. 11, 2018
Children
A new Navajo language children's television show is not just trying to entertain kids, it’s trying to teach a language that’s in danger of dying out.
Aug. 10, 2018
Tucson Couple Arrested For Immigration Fraud
A couple living in Tucson has been accused of lying to the U.S. government in order to gain refugee status and get green cards.
Aug. 10, 2018
Lawyers Seek Injunction To Prevent Clean Energy Ballot Initiative
Oral arguments were made Friday in Maricopa County Superior Court by lawyers on behalf of a state lawmaker seeking an injunction to prevent the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative from appearing on the ballot this fall. Arguments against the measure center on satisfying strict compliance standards for ballot initiatives.
Aug. 10, 2018
Tucson Power Plant Switching From Coal To Natural Gas
A Tucson power plant will replace two coal-fired generators with ten natural-gas engines.
Aug. 10, 2018
Fortune 500 Company Brings Jobs, Training To Mesa
A Fortune 500 company has opened its latest regional center in Mesa.
Aug. 10, 2018
March For Our Rights Argues Against March For Our Lives
Since the shooting earlier this year in Parkland, Florida, we’ve heard a lot from some of the students who survived after they created the group March for our Lives. Michele De Groote, co-founder of March For Our Rights, offers a different perspective.
Aug. 10, 2018
Cochise County Development May Be Strain On Water
What will your neighborhood look like in 100 years? When you live in the desert, this question is less whimsical and more about simple practicalities.
Aug. 10, 2018
Study Reveals Economic Impact Of Immigrants In Phoenix
As the political rhetoric over immigration rages on this campaign season, new data from non-partisan immigration think-tank New American Economy focuses on the economics of immigration.
Aug. 10, 2018
Study On Tempe Police Suggests Best Body Cam Implementation
New research suggests when police departments slowly roll out body-worn cameras, their implementation goes better — both within the department and in the community.
Aug. 10, 2018
The Cost Of Fire Prevention
As California faces another wildfire season with record-setting acreage being burned in the Mendocino blaze, Arizona’s season has been relatively tame so far, with an estimated 125,000 acres burned — compared to nearly 450,000 acres at this same stage in 2017.
Aug. 10, 2018

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