KJZZ News

Phoenix Flights Cleared For Take-Off At Higher Temps
A summer heat wave canceled dozens of American Airlines flights out of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport last year. The company’s smaller Bombardier CRJ700 and CRJ900 jets weren’t cleared to fly in temperatures above 117.86 degrees. That’s different now.
Jul. 25, 2018
What Tigers And Water Have To Do With Economic Investment
The “growth” industry fuels Arizona’s economy — growth in houses, offices, and places to have fun. Consistent growth has been possible — in part — because of prudent water management that covers the center of the state. Outside the population hubs, however, some water rights are still undecided.
Jul. 25, 2018
Lake Discovered Below Martian Ice
Scientists have long known that Mars has water in the form of ice and certain minerals. Now, new data might settle the 30-year debate over whether the red planet holds liquid water too.
Jul. 24, 2018
Kingman On Defense After Sacha Baron Cohen Stunt
The city of Kingman is fighting back and defending its residents after it was painted in a negative light on a recent episode of "Who is America?," Sacha Baron Cohen's political mockumentary series on Showtime.
Jul. 24, 2018
Mine Company Hit With $2.7M Fine Over Arsenic Leak
An Arizona Department of Environmental Quality investigation found that Bagdad Hillside agreed to make a plan for stopping the arsenic leak, but never did.
Jul. 24, 2018
Corp Comm Votes To Select Interim Manager For Johnson Utilities
The Arizona Corporation Commission has voted to appoint an interim manager to temporarily run embattled water company Johnson Utilities. t comes after an extensive hearing into problems with Johnson’s services, including low water pressure, unannounced outages and a 65,000-gallon sewage spill.
Jul. 24, 2018
KJZZ Leader Retires
KJZZ's general manager, Dr. Jim Paluzzi has been under investigation since at least early May when he was placed on paid administrative leave. A report with details of the investigation was released early Wednesday morning.
Jul. 24, 2018
Coral Reef Monitoring System Tracks Dangers
In recent years, we’ve heard about the dangers the coral reefs are facing — from bleaching to coastal development to rising sea temperatures. So what can be done to know more about what’s affecting the reefs and, maybe, how to protect them?
Jul. 24, 2018
New Phoenix Home Murals Spark Controversy
In May, the inaugural Phoenix Mural Festival transformed monochrome neighborhood walls into multi-colored landscapes. But not everyone living in the area welcomed the fresh paint. The festival organizers paired homeowners with local artists to paint murals on their front or backyard walls.
Jul. 24, 2018
New Study On
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has become widely known in recent years and is often associated with soldiers. But a condition called "moral injury" is now being studied as well by the VA in San Diego and the National Center for PTSD.
Jul. 24, 2018
Will Dropping Plastic Straws Minimize Pollution?
Starbucks made headlines recently when the company announced it would stop using plastic straws in its 28,000 stores around the world by 2020. The city of Seattle’s ban on plastic straws just went into effect this month, and McDonald’s is phasing them out in stores in the UK, Ireland and Australia.
Jul. 24, 2018
House Passes Bill To Complete White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Settlement
A bill is heading to President Trump's desk to complete the White Mountain Apache Water Settlement, after the Senate bill, co-sponsored by Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake, passed the House on Monday.
Jul. 24, 2018
Arizona Sets New Record For General Fund Revenue
Arizona’s 2018 fiscal year ended on June 30, and preliminary data shows the state has recorded the highest level ever of general fund revenue collections. Revenues totaled over $10 billion. The previous peak of $9 billion occurred in 2007.
Jul. 24, 2018
Arizona Elections: Diane Douglas - Superintendent
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 24, 2018
Research Looking Into Effects Of Autism On Aging
Many of the statistics about autism spectrum disorder, as well as interventions, are focused on children. But, a researcher at ASU is looking into how autism affects people as they get older and how that compares with people without the disorder.
Jul. 24, 2018
AZ Election System May Still Be Vulnerable
After Arizona’s chief elections official reassured residents that the state’s voting system is safe from hackers, an elections security expert is taking issue with some of those claims.
Jul. 24, 2018
Edison-Eastlake Neighborhood Gets $30 Million Grant
The historic Edison-Eastlake neighborhood in Phoenix has been given a $30 million grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The six-year grant is intended to revitalize the community while maintaining affordable housing.
Jul. 24, 2018
Appropriations Committee To Debate Border Budget
The House Appropriations Committee is scheduled to begin debating a massive funding request for the Homeland Security Department this Tuesday.
Jul. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: The Fallout Of The War On Terror
While the United States and many other countries are fighting a war against terror across the world, we don’t often think about the aftermath of that war.
Jul. 24, 2018
The Pulse: Playing Video Games When You Can’t See The Screen
Think about what it’s like to play a racing game, like Need for Speed. Now imagine doing all that without seeing the screen. Software engineer Karen Stevens says blind gamers explained to her how they do it.
Jul. 24, 2018

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