KJZZ News

Ryan Winkle
The Mesa City Council is sifting through dozens of applicants to fill former Councilman Ryan Winkle’s seat after he pleaded guilty to an extreme DUI this summer.
Sep. 20, 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is installing a barrier and a valve inside an old Colorado mine to prevent another wastewater spill. Two years ago the agency accidentally triggered a blowout that contaminated rivers in three states.
Sep. 20, 2017
Opponents of the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act are ratcheting up the pressure on U.S. Sen. John McCain to vote no.
Sep. 20, 2017
Colorado River Basin
Leaders in Colorado got together last week for a workshop sponsored by the Sonoran Institute and Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to talk about how land use relates to water conservation.
Sep. 20, 2017
Federal Reserve
The Federal Reserve wrapped up a two-day meeting this week. Most of the attention paid to those gatherings is related to whether interest rates will go up — and whether that will affect markets in a significant way.
Sep. 20, 2017
NCLR
On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled married couples are equal when it comes to parental rights — whether that marriage is between a man and a woman or between two people of the same sex. And to explain the significance, we’re joined by Shannon Minter, legal director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights.
Sep. 20, 2017
California filed a lawsuit Wednesday to stop the Trump administration from building a wall along the state’s border with Mexico.
Sep. 20, 2017
Last week, Apple announced its newest iPhone and some of the new technology that comes with it, including Face ID. This has some raising security concerns about consumer privacy. How easily could this technology be spoofed? Could police unlock your phone without consent just by holding it up to your face?
Sep. 20, 2017
Government Accountability Office
Two programs the TSA uses to keep air travelers safe have come under scrutiny in a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
Sep. 20, 2017
Raul Grijalva
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva was arrested on Tuesday in New York City. He was among a group of protesters outside Trump Tower voicing their displeasure with the president’s immigration policies, specifically over the DACA program.
Sep. 20, 2017
John McCain
Both Arizona senators said they are optimistic after taking a first look at Sens. Graham Lindsey and Bill Cassidy’s new plan to convert Affordable Care Act spending into block grants.
Sep. 20, 2017
Two young prairie dogs captured near their burrow
Prairie dogs in northern Arizona have tested positive for the black plague. Because prairie dogs are very social creatures that live in tight-knit colonies, they are particularly vulnerable to the infected fleas.
Sep. 20, 2017
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A traumatic event in life is like a scratch on a record. Every time the record player, or your mind, runs over the scratch, it skips.
Sep. 20, 2017
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Each Caribbean island has its own unique history with countries like the U.S., the U.K. and France. But when a hurricane hits, responses between islands vary greatly.
Sep. 20, 2017
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On Tuesday, Mexico's capital city was hit by a massive 7.1 magnitude earthquake. At least 200 people have died, and the city is bracing for a long recovery.
Sep. 20, 2017
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Is secretly recording your doctor’s visit OK? It depends where you live. KJZZ's medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Sep. 20, 2017
Car brakes
One of Arizona's 5 C's is getting a boost from the automotive industry as electric carmakers demand more of the metal.
Sep. 20, 2017
child's carseat
Most parents think they are using their child’s safety seat correctly, but statistics reveal that the majority are not. According to Michelle Donati, spokeswoman for AAA in Arizona, there are numerous mistakes made by parents. One of those is turning a child to a forward-facing position too soon.
Sep. 20, 2017
Arizona Department of Health Services
ADHS portions out the funds through county and Native American programs, plus others, to help new parents as they care for children.
Sep. 20, 2017
Two years ago the town of Sanders, Arizona, learned their drinking water was toxic. The school district installed a water filtration system this summer, but many people are sick with conditions linked to uranium contamination. And no one has cleaned it up.
Sep. 20, 2017

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