KJZZ News

AZ Survivors Of Vegas Shooting Urged To Apply To Victims Fund
Hundreds of Arizonans survived last year’s mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert, and they’re being encouraged to apply to a victims fund — before time runs out. So far, only 82 Arizonans have applied for victim benefits.
Aug. 1, 2018
Hearing Set For Man Accused Of Selling Ammo To Vegas Shooter
A status hearing has been set for a Mesa man accused of selling armor-piercing ammunition to the gunman in the deadly 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas. The hearing for Douglas Haig is set for Aug. 28.
Aug. 1, 2018
ADOT Testing Wrong-Way Detection System
The Arizona Department of Transportation said the freeway entrance-ramp meters are also part of a pilot wrong-way detection system that’s being tested.
Aug. 1, 2018
Kroger Bans Visa Credit Cards At Some CA Stores
Twenty-one of Kroger's Food Co. stores are stopping Visa credit card acceptance due to high fees.
Aug. 1, 2018
Glendale Reaches Extension With Coyotes Arena Operator
AEG Facilities will operate Gila River Arena through 2026.
Aug. 1, 2018
State Department Bars San Carlos Travel
The U.S. State Department announced via Tweet Tuesday evening that it is prohibiting employee travel to the popular Sonoran resort town of San Carlos and nearby Guaymas, a major port city.
Aug. 1, 2018
Southwest Key Worker Arrested On Suspicion Of Sex Crimes
A worker at a government-contracted shelter for migrant children was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.
Aug. 1, 2018
Reporter Details Immigrant
As the Trump administration continues to attempt to reunite families separated under the short-lived zero-tolerance policy at the border, we continue to hear the stories of the immigrants who were caught in the middle.
Aug. 1, 2018
What Could Stop This Fall
Momentum had been building for what some pundits had labeled a "Blue Wave," a sign that Democrats aren’t just going to win a majority, but dominate this fall. Has anything put the level of success in doubt?
Aug. 1, 2018
A Year Of California Wildfires
It used to be that we’d talk about the impact of fire seasons, but today, it’s more like fire years.
Aug. 1, 2018
What
1,000 people were killed on Arizona roadways in 2017. The numbers show an increase in deaths from the year before, and confirm that impairment, speeding, reckless driving and failure to wear a seat belt are still the leading factors in traffic fatalities in our state.
Aug. 1, 2018
 PAC With Ties To Legislative Candidate Goes After Primary Opponent
A political action committee has launched a campaign against State senate candidate Michelle Ugenti-Rita.
Aug. 1, 2018
Federal Court Rules Against Maricopa County In Ongoing Racial Profiling Suit
Yesterday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld another ruling against Maricopa County in the ongoing racial profiling lawsuit that began under former Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Aug. 1, 2018
Using Buses To Track Valley Hot Spots
Climate has always been one of Arizona’s selling points, but this time of year, it can feel like more of a downside. There are efforts to try to deal with the heat and, in some cases, reverse the warming trends.
Aug. 1, 2018
Arizona Elections 2018: Joan Greene
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.
Aug. 1, 2018
Valley Metro, Waymo Team Up For Pilot Program
Valley Metro and Waymo have launched a first-of-its-kind pilot program to connect riders with public transit.
Aug. 1, 2018
Tucson School District Backs Out Of Desegregation Forum
The Tucson Unified School District is embroiled in a dispute with Tucson lawmaker Todd Clodfelter after backing out of a planned public forum about a longstanding desegregation case.
Aug. 1, 2018
More Arizona Parents Opting Out Of Vaccines
More parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children in Arizona. In some cases, parts of Yavapai and Coconino Counties have exemption rates as high as 14 percent. These pockets are more susceptible to an outbreak because the herd immunity is so low.
Aug. 1, 2018
The Takeaway: Facebook Finds Evidence of Political Interference Campaign
With less than 100 days until the midterm elections, Facebook commits to protections against cyber interference.
Aug. 1, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: How To Deal With Jerks
This week, the Two Guys On Your Head, Dr. Art Markman, and Dr. Bob Duke, will toss around the topic of jerks – and provide some insightful, doctor-prescribed strategies for handling difficult people in our lives.
Aug. 1, 2018

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