KJZZ News

The American Society of Civil Engineers has given America’s roads a D rating. But a recent study shows that trying to raise that grade without accounting for climate change could put the country’s roadways at risk.
Sep. 18, 2017
Arizona Task Force One
An Arizona urban search and rescue unit returned home from weeks of duty in Texas and Florida after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Sep. 18, 2017
Phoenix
Phoenix is looking for companies to help keep clothing, shoes and other textiles out of the landfill.
Sep. 18, 2017
Newspapers
Federal funding is helping preserve and provide ready access to decades of Arizona history in the form of newspapers.
Sep. 18, 2017
Bell Road-Grand Avenue interchange project
The recently opened ramps in the interchange at Bell Road and Grand Avenue are closing for a week starting early Monday.
Sep. 18, 2017
downtown phoenix light rail
As final designs are being drawn for the light-rail extension into south Phoenix, changes are also being proposed for downtown.
Sep. 18, 2017
A judge said Glendale’s 2012 agreement with the recycling facility did not require the city to alter the waste it sent the company.
Sep. 18, 2017
The Indian Health Service has set agency standards for patient wait times.
Sep. 18, 2017
Mark Brnovich
One concern is how Equifax continues to market fee-based credit monitoring services to affected consumers.
Sep. 18, 2017
The federal government awarded more than $8 million to Arizona tribes on Sept. 14 to improve housing conditions and to stimulate economic development.
Sep. 17, 2017
target and gun
The Trump administration is moving to expand hunting, fishing and target shooting at as many U.S. national monuments as possible, under a plan signed Friday by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
Sep. 16, 2017
cell phone
A new lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation aims to protect the electronic devices of travelers returning to the U.S.
Sep. 16, 2017
Arizona researchers are meeting with the public Saturday to discuss strategies for dealing with extreme weather such as heat and drought.
Sep. 15, 2017
9th Circuit Court of Appeals seal
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Tucson police officers are entitled to immunity in a 2014 shooting death.
Sep. 15, 2017
Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Mexico this week — the first-ever such visit.
Sep. 15, 2017
greater sage grouse
Energy companies, environmentalists, ranchers and government officials are getting back together at meetings across the West this fall to talk about the fate of a chicken-like bird called the Greater Sage Grouse.
Sep. 15, 2017
Santa Cruz River
Tucson environmental experts say improved water quality is making a dramatic difference in the Lower Santa Cruz River.
Sep. 15, 2017
Desert Foothills Theater
This is a song called “Watch them Grow,” and it’s on a new album by David Simmons. He’s the production manager at Desert Foothills Theater in Scottsdale, and the brother of actor J.K. Simmons, who’s also singing on this track, along with David’s son.
Sep. 15, 2017
NASA logo
This morning, a planet ate a spacecraft. But that’s only a small part of the story. After close to 20 years in space, NASA’s Cassini orbiter was killed off and intentionally sent into Saturn, which was the planet the spacecraft’s images brought most of us much closer to than we ever would have thought possible.
Sep. 15, 2017
Motel 6
The Phoenix New Times created a firestorm for a popular motel chain this week. Reporters Antonia Noori Farzan and Joseph Flaherty found a pattern of arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, agents at two Motel 6’s in predominantly Latino neighborhoods in Phoenix.
Sep. 15, 2017

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