Q&AZ: Why Don’t Homes In Arizona Have Basements?
It’s very rare to find a home in Arizona with a basement, and multiple KJZZ listeners asked why through our Q&AZ reporting project. There’s three main reasons: regulations, soil and cost.
Oct. 8, 2018
Phoenix Prepares For Worst Amid Looming Colorado River Shortage
Lake Mead's water level is dropping due to over-allocation and drought. At the same time, water security for major Arizona cities relies, in part, on their place at the front of the line for Colorado River water — a position they want to protect.
PART 1: Pinal County Farmers Resist Abrupt Cutoff Of Colorado River Water
Oct. 8, 2018
On Dwarf Planet Ceres, Evidence For Ancient Rotational Shift
After three years, data gathered by NASA’s Dawn mission to the dwarf planet Ceres still holds a few surprises. New research reveals that the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter still bears the scars of an ancient rotational shift.
Oct. 8, 2018
Phoenix Rejects High Rise Project In Kierland Area
Phoenix leaders rejected a plan to build a condo tower and hotel in the high-end Kierland area and some worry it will cause Phoenix to lose millions in tax dollars.
Oct. 8, 2018
UA Establishes Arizona Center For Drug Discovery
The College of Pharmacy at University of Arizona establishes the Arizona Center for Drug Discovery as a way for students, professors and pharmaceutical professionals to collaborate.
Oct. 8, 2018
Pence To Attend Mexico’s Presidential Inauguration
Vice President Mike Pence will attend the inauguration of Mexico’s new president in December, an early signal of how the two administrations will get along, according to some experts.
Oct. 8, 2018
Tuesday Last Day To Register For General Election
Arizona residents have until 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9 to register to vote in the general election. Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said there are a couple other ways to receive a ballot.
Oct. 7, 2018
Chandler Accepting Public Comment On Bike Lanes
The city of Chandler is looking for public comment on a project along McClintock Drive and Kyrene Road. City officials are accepting input until November 5.
Oct. 6, 2018
Five Police Killed In Guaymas
In what is being called a purposeful and premeditated attack, five police officers were killed in the coastal city of Guaymas, Sonora, on Thursday afternoon.
Oct. 5, 2018
Natural Gas Exports To Expand Through South AZ Pipeline
Federal regulators gave approval Monday for a pipeline in southern Arizona to start carrying more natural gas to Mexico.
Oct. 5, 2018
Another Storm Will Move Into Arizona This Weekend
Another storm from the Pacific is moving into Arizona. It’s expected to arrive Saturday and move out of the state on Monday.
Oct. 5, 2018
One Arizona Makes Push Ahead Of Voter Reg. Deadline
Midnight Tuesday is the deadline to register to vote in the November elections, and a coalition of activist groups called One Arizona is making a final push to get as many people as possible signed up to cast ballots.
Oct. 5, 2018
Pinal County Farmers Resist Abrupt Cutoff Of Colorado River Water
Arizona is in the midst of critical negotiations over water. The Colorado River will quite possibly be “in shortage” in 2020. To enter an agreement with the other river basin states, powerful groups within Arizona need to figure out who gets cut and how.
PART 2: Phoenix Prepares For The Worst Amid Looming Colorado River Shortage
Oct. 5, 2018
U.S. Route 89 Closed In Wake Of Tropical Storm Rosa
Due to flood waters from Hurricane Rosa, the US-89 will be closed for a few days.
Oct. 5, 2018
Artists Craft Quilts Out Of What Migrants Leave Behind
Every year, hundreds of migrants continue to die in the desert as they attempt to come to the U.S. For more than a decade, a group of artists and activists have taken some of what those migrants leave behind — clothes, blankets, sometimes, prayer cards — and turned it all into quilts.
Oct. 5, 2018
Meet Arizona Authors At Phoenix Public Market Event
If you’re looking for some local reads, you can discover new authors Saturday morning at the “Meet Your Literary Community” event at Phoenix Public Market.
Oct. 5, 2018
Book Explores The Rise And Fall Of The USFL
Decades ago, the United States Football League — or USFL — was started as a springtime alternative to the NFL. But then the ambitions of some of its owners got a little bit too great, causing the league to go under. One of those owners was Donald Trump.
Oct. 5, 2018
Phoenix Could Raise Water Rates 12 Percent
Phoenix leaders are being asked to increase water rates 12 percent over the next two years. The city’s water department says it needs to spend $1.515 billion over the next five years to cover infrastructure improvements.
Oct. 5, 2018
Feds Close Southwest Key Programs Shelter
Federal officials have closed a West Valley shelter for immigrant kids, according to the facility's operator. The shelter is run by Southwest Key Programs, which already faces a legal effort by the state to take away it's licenses.
Southwest Key Worker Convicted As Federal Investigation Continues
Oct. 5, 2018
Baseball Season Down To Final 8 Teams
The temperatures are cooling down, the leaves are changing — at least in some places — and the smell of pumpkin is in the air. That can only mean one thing: It’s time for post-season baseball.
Oct. 5, 2018