KJZZ News

Phoenixs American Legion Post 41: Bonded By Barrio And Service
Phoenix veterans who fought in World War II organized what would come to be known as the first Latino American Legion Post in the country. KJZZ visits the post today.
Nov. 9, 2018
Former Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Theft
The former treasurer of two northern Arizona organizations has pled guilty to fraud, conflict of interest charges and theft. More than $100,000 were mishandled.
Nov. 9, 2018
What Can Be Done About Domestic Terrorism?
Events in recent weeks have made the specter of domestic terrorism feel more like an everyday reality rather than something on the fringes that seemed incredibly scary but rare. So how is the U.S. government prioritizing domestic terrorism?
Nov. 9, 2018
Canal Convergence Kicks Off In Scottsdale
The Show spoke with the ARIZONA! project leader, Milagros Zingoni, as well as Collin Smith, to talk more about it. Both are assistant professors at ASU’s Design School, and we began by talking about how this collaboration came to be.
Nov. 9, 2018
Coalition Aims To Educate AZ On Gila River Cleanup
A coalition of cities, non-profits and others wants Arizonans to learn more about the lower Gila River and some of its challenges in an effort to get the river cleaned up.
Nov. 9, 2018
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Nov. 9, 2018
Former State Senate Minority Leader David Schapira, and Kevin DeMenna, a senior advisor with DeMenna Public Affairs joined The Show to talk about the see-sawing US Senate race, as well as some of the others that are still too-close-to-call and lawsuits dealing with uncounted ballots.
Nov. 9, 2018
How The Decline Of Local News Is Affecting Democracy
It’s no secret that newspapers are on the decline. But a new study from the University of North Carolina’s School of Media and Journalism shows that the problem is far more widespread than we previously thought.
Nov. 9, 2018
What Maricopa Countys Growth Means For Jobs, Services
Earlier this year, the Census Bureau reported that Maricopa County was the fastest growing county in the U.S. last year, adding almost 74,000 people. With all of those people moving to the state and the Valley, what does that mean for the region and the kinds of services it provides?
Nov. 9, 2018
Outstanding Ballots May Tighten U.S. Senate, Other Races
Days after Tuesday’s high-turnout midterm elections, there are still several high-profile races that are too close to call in Arizona. If you have been waiting with bated breath for the latest ballot drop from the secretary of state last night, you already know the big news.
Nov. 9, 2018
 How A Popular Pesticide Impairs Bumblebee Behavior
Bee populations are declining around the world, due in part to a popular group of nicotine-like pesticides called neonicotinoids, which act as neurotoxins in bees. Now, an automated camera platform is providing researchers a peek at the effects these chemicals have inside bumblebee hives.
Nov. 9, 2018
The Takeaway: The Case For Speaker Pelosi, Again
John Lawrence, chief of staff for Nancy Pelosi during her tenure as the first woman leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, is currently a visiting professor at the University of California Washington Center and author of The Class of '74: Congress after Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship.
Nov. 9, 2018
Water Restrictions, Hot Temperatures Squeeze Arizonas Lemon Industry
As one of Arizona’s founding five C’s, citrus production predates statehood. Today, citrus trees still line roadways across the Valley, but the industry is stuck — and for one fruit, the market can no longer grow.
Nov. 8, 2018
Man Gets Life In Prison For Helping Make Bombs
A Syrian man has been sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years for his role in roadside bomb attacks against U.S. soldiers during the Iraq War.
Nov. 8, 2018
Lawsuit: Greyhound Lines Lets Border Patrol Harass Passengers
A Phoenix-bound woman is suing Greyhound Lines for allowing U.S. Border Patrol agents to board the bus she was riding from San Diego, alleging the company violated the rights of paying customers.
Nov. 8, 2018
U.S. Bans Some Migrants From Seeking Asylum
The U.S. government announced a new rule Thursday that gives the Trump Administration the authority to prevent migrants who cross the border illegally from then seeking asylum.
Nov. 8, 2018
Corp Comm Allows Hookups In Johnson Utilities Area
The commission put a pause on new hookups in October to assess the potential impact on areas within the Johnson Utilities service area.
Nov. 8, 2018
Hearing Set In GOP Lawsuit Over Ballot Signatures
A legal bid by Republicans to change ballot-counting procedures may have come too late to help any of their candidates in close races.
Nov. 8, 2018
9th Circuit Rejects Trump Administration Attempt To Repeal DACA
A federal appeals court has rejected the U.S. government’s attempt to end a program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children from deportation.
Nov. 8, 2018
Arizona Elections: Sinema, Hoffman Expand Leads
The latest updates are in for races in Arizona that were too close to call on Election Day. Kyrsten Sinema now has a small lead in the race for U.S Senate, and Kathy Hoffman has taken a narrow lead in the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction race.
Nov. 8, 2018
AZ Senate Democrats Choose New Leadership
One day after Republicans chose their leaders for the upcoming state legislative session, Arizona Democrats have announced their new Senate leadership.
Nov. 8, 2018

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