KJZZ News

Facing Drought, Bears Wander Into AZ Towns
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has received a flood of calls about bears in urban areas, with more than 200 bear-related calls last month alone.
Jul. 15, 2018
Prescribed Burns Start Monday North Of Payson
Starting Monday, fire specialists will start five days of prescribed burns north of Payson.
Jul. 15, 2018
One Arizona Aims To Register 200,000 New Voters By October
One Arizona is a coalition of local groups that advocate for social and political change. The organization held a press conference at the Capitol Saturday in hopes of getting 200,000 new voters registered by October.
Jul. 14, 2018
Med Company To Be First In New Tempe Lake Building
Becton Dickinson will anchor the new campus when it opens in 2019.
Jul. 14, 2018
Monsoon Storms Ease Fire Danger In Tonto National Forest
Extremely dry conditions across Arizona had fire officials bracing for a dangerous wildfire season. But the Tonto National Forest north of Phoenix has had below normal fire activity. With the recent arrival of monsoon storms in the area, it’s likely that trend will continue.
Jul. 14, 2018
Center For American Progress Recommends Ways To Increase Voter Turnout
After historically low voter turnout during the 2014 and 2016 elections, a new report finds that Arizona could encourage hundreds of thousands of more eligible residents to vote. The 50-state report encourages states to adopt policies that make voting more convenient.
Jul. 14, 2018
Pompeo Prioritizing New Mexican President
State Secretary Mike Pompeo traveled to Mexico on Friday to meet with the country's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, and both sides appear eager to find key areas of cooperation.
Jul. 13, 2018
Fiesta Bowl Signs Six-Year Extension With College Football Playoff
The Fiesta Bowl has announced a six-year extension of its agreement with the College Football Playoff. Fiesta Bowl Executive director Mike Nealy says it’s a major accomplishment to stay in the rotation.
Jul. 13, 2018
All Train Tracks Running Again In Marana After Derailment
Freight trains are running once again on both sets of Union Pacific tracks in Marana, after 27 freight cars derailed earlier this week.
Jul. 13, 2018
Second Deadline To Reunite Separated Children Looms
Twenty-five children packed the benches of Phoenix immigration court Friday morning, where lawyers told the judge that more than a third of them are waiting to be reunited with their families.
Jul. 13, 2018
OSIRIS-REx Due To Begin Asteroid Operations Soon
The spacecraft will start the approach phase of its journey to collect soil from the asteroid Bennu. UA mission planners expect to receive their first photos of Bennu from OSIRIS-REx Aug. 17. At that time, the spacecraft will be 2 million kilometers, or 1.2 million miles, away from its target.
Jul. 13, 2018
Flake Critical Of Trump
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is speaking out against President Donald Trump’s behavior at the NATO summit in Brussels this week. Flake lambasted Trump for treating U.S. allies in purely transactional terms.
Jul. 13, 2018
Shooter Seeking Release Of Documents In Harassment Investigation
An ousted state lawmaker may be able to get documents from a sexual harassment investigation that Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard has refused to make public. An attorney for former Rep. Don Shooter is demanding the attorney hired by Mesnard to investigate the harassment allegations, turn over his notes and tapes
Jul. 13, 2018
More Storms, Lower Temperatures In Store For Phoenix Area This Weekend
It’s been a stormy few days for the Phoenix area and those rains aren’t going to stop any time soon. Andrew Deemer is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He says there’s a 20 to 30 percent chance of rain this weekend.
Jul. 13, 2018
KJZZ
To talk about states potentially being back at the forefront of the abortion debate and a state lawmaker in hot water over his driving habits, Marilyn Rodriguez with Creosote Partners and Chip Scutari with Scutari and Cieslak Public Relations joined The Show.
Jul. 13, 2018
Court: Emergency Manager Should Take Over Johnson Utilities
A utility company with a history of sewage spills, low water pressure and other problems is facing a court order to give up management control. The court is recommending that Arizona regulators find an emergency manager to take over Johnson Utilities.
Jul. 13, 2018
Attorney Who Sued 2,000 Businesses For ADA Violations Disciplined
Peter Strojnik has been suspended from practicing law until the State Bar disciplinary proceeding against him is completed. The attorney sued nearly 2,000 businesses.
Jul. 13, 2018
Trump Arrives In U.K., Huge Crowds
President Donald Trump’s visit to the U.K. was never expected to be a low-key affair. Record crowds gathered in Trafalgar Square for a protest organizers are calling “Bring The Noise.”
Jul. 13, 2018
ASU Library Holds Workshops For Archive Diversity
Latinos, African-Americans, Asian-Americans and the LGBT community are only represented in zero to two percent of known archival collections. That number comes from the ASU Library, which is trying to bump up that number.
Jul. 13, 2018
Could Unrest In Nicaragua Lead To U.S. Migration?
A general strike was called on Friday in Nicaragua as protesters continue to call for President Daniel Ortega to step down. Ortega, though, has said he will not call early elections in the midst of protests that have been going on since April.
Jul. 13, 2018

Pages