KJZZ News

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A new report by the Department of Homeland Security’s independent watchdog says the agency was not ready to carry out the zero-tolerance policy that led to immigrant families being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Oct. 2, 2018
Rain Brings Flooding, School Closures To Arizona
At least six elementary, middle and high schools, and all the Maricopa County community colleges, closed early Tuesday because of flooding and street closures.
Oct. 2, 2018
Do Environmental Regulations Also Help Disaster Preparedness?
Flooding from Hurricane Florence sent toxic coal ash into nearby rivers. While it’s not yet clear what the ultimate impact of that will be, Brian Gerber and Melanie Gall argue environmental regulations play a key role in disaster preparedness.
Oct. 2, 2018
Many Homeless Who Die Are Buried At White Tanks Cemetery
Arizona's long, hot summers were the direct cause of 94 homeless deaths for 2016 and 2017. But a number of the homeless who’ve died don’t have next of kin who can be identified and contacted, and that leads to burials without much ceremony.
Oct. 2, 2018
When Is It Time To Get Surgeries To Avoid Cancer?
In 2013, Nicole Cundiff and Michelle Batschelet lost their mother too soon. Colleen Drury's four daughters are honoring her legacy with a foundation aimed at educating women about preventing ovarian cancer.
Oct. 2, 2018
ABOR Study Finds Low Numbers Students Enrolling In College
Nearly half of the high school students in Arizona’s public schools did not enroll in college in 2017. That’s one of the main findings of a new analysis from the Arizona Board of Regents on college enrollment and completion rates in the state.
Oct. 2, 2018
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A judge has finished hearing arguments in a case challenging a recent APS rate increase. The complaint was filed earlier this year and argues ratepayers’ bills went up more than advertised by the utility.
Oct. 2, 2018
Do Protests Influence Election Results?
Political protests have been especially intense since President Trump took office, with the most recent being focused on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. But are protests sustainable, and do they end up influencing election results?
Oct. 2, 2018
Decision On Uranium Mining A Win For Environmental Groups
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a Ninth Circuit ruling that keeps in place a 20-year ban on uranium mining around Grand Canyon National Park.
Oct. 2, 2018
Domestic Violence Exists Where Controlling Power Exists
Maricopa County Attorney partners with New Life Center to warn Arizonans domestic violence has a ripple effect on the kids.
Oct. 2, 2018
Record October Rain Brings Flooding To Phoenix Area
More than an inch of rain fell on Tuesday morning in Central Phoenix — and Austin Jamison, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Phoenix, says we’ll continue to have a very wet morning commute.
Oct. 2, 2018
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Senator Jeff Flake explained to a crowd in Boston why he pushed for an FBI investigation into allegations against Kavanaugh.
Oct. 2, 2018
Remnants Of Tropical Storm Rosa Drench Metro Phoenix Area
Remnants of a tropical storm drenched parts of the desert Southwest Tuesday, slowing morning commute in metro Phoenix as authorities prepared for possible flash flooding in the city, central Utah and elsewhere.
Oct. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: Government Increasingly Uses Tent Cities As Number Of Migrant Kids In Custody Surge
As the federal government grapples with record numbers of migrant children in its custody, it's relying increasingly on tent encampments.
Oct. 2, 2018
The Takeaway: 300 Students Killed By The Government — Mexico
Today, October 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Tlatelolco Massacre — an event that has marked and shaped Mexican history for the decades since.
Oct. 2, 2018
Q&AZ: Where Did The Recovery Devices On Gas Station Nozzles Go?
Gas stations pumps across the United States used to have rubber boots on the nozzles. KJZZ listener Tom Kovacevich noticed the absence and asked about it via Q&AZ. In 2012, the EPA issued updated rulings on vapor recovery devices, calling the rubber boots redundant.
Oct. 2, 2018
Studies In Healthy People Aim To Prevent Alzheimer
Clinics throughout the United States and some other countries are signing up participants — the only studies of this type enrolling healthy older people.
Oct. 2, 2018
Student Massacre In Mexico Classified As State Crime 50 Years Later
Every October the second, thousands rally in Mexico City to remember a massacre in 1968. Fifty years later, the Mexican government admits it was a State crime. But some questions remain.
Oct. 1, 2018
New Report Calls For Arizona Juvenile Court Changes
It’s been over 50 years since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that originated in Arizona gave juveniles the same due-process under the law as adults. But juvenile justice in Arizona may still have unequal representation.
Oct. 1, 2018
Alcohol-Related Violations Decrease On Main UA Campus
The University of Arizona has released its federally-required annual “Campus Safety, Security and Fire Report” detailing a wide variety of crimes on all its campuses.
Oct. 1, 2018

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