KJZZ News

Jeff Flake
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake announced Tuesday that he’d had enough, and will not seek re-election next year.
Oct. 25, 2017
Don Reeves
There is a deal at hand to fix the water problems faced by the communities of New River and Desert Hills. An agreement would bring water relief to New River and Desert Hills, but not something else residents want - relief from further development.
Oct. 25, 2017
“We thought it would be more impactful for us to raise funds to address the underlying problem with people that are in need in our community,” said Kate Borders, executive director of the Downtown Tempe Authority.
Oct. 25, 2017
John DenBoer
In our society, aging is often framed as a process of losing independence — giving up your car keys. But technology is beginning to change that narrative. And entrepreneurs across the country and here in the Valley say tech has the potential to revolutionize how we age in the coming decades.
Oct. 25, 2017
Suns 50th anniversary logo
Phoenix Suns' forward Josh Jackson received a fine from the NBA for directing a "menacing" gesture to a fan.
Oct. 24, 2017
The Walt Disney Company is revisiting south of the border with a new digital animation. The film is called “Coco,” produced by Pixar Studios, and it marks the first time in nearly a century that Disney is returning to film a movie about Mexico.
Oct. 24, 2017
Plastic bags
“My job as Attorney General is to enforce state law,” Attorney General Mark Brnovich said in a statement. “Regardless of policy arguments for why the bag ban exists, the city of Bisbee does not have the authority to ignore state law and reach its policy goal by illegally imposing regulatory mandates on private citizens and businesses.”
Oct. 24, 2017
Kevin McAleenan is acting head of Customs and Border Protection. He’s been nominated to head the agency of 60,000 agents and officers. It’s also the agency in charge of ultimately selecting the prototype for President Donald Trump’s promise of a border wall.
Oct. 24, 2017
Lobby groups representing automakers, suppliers and dealerships began a campaign on Tuesday aimed at convincing President Donald Trump that the North American Free Trade Agreement is worth keeping.
Oct. 24, 2017
Las Migas
When it comes to passionate music, Marta Robles, Roser Loscos, and Alicia Grillo, three members of the Latin Grammy-nominated flamenco quartet Las Migas, are bringing it to Phoenix at the Musical Instrument Museum.
Oct. 24, 2017
the takeaway logo
The Takeaway has launched a new series called “To Serve and Protect: Life Behind the Blue Line.” We’re asking police officers from across the country to share their experiences doing their jobs, given that policing has become highly politicized in recent years.
Oct. 24, 2017
Arizona State Board Of Education logo
The Arizona State Board of Education faced a barrage of criticism Monday night because of how it had decided to grade schools on the A-F scale. By voting to take another look at the system, schools disappointed by their grade will have the chance to get those modified.
Oct. 24, 2017
AZ-TF1
Since Arizona Task Force One was formed in the early 90s, FEMA has deployed the urban search and rescue team to major incidents across the country. It is among 28 FEMA teams nationwide, but assistant fire chief Shelly Jamison says the Arizona team is special.
Oct. 24, 2017
Bloomberg
Cities and states across the country are worried about the so-called brain drain, with some of the most-educated and sought-after residents deciding to move somewhere else. Bloomberg looked into the numbers and found that a number of cities in the western U.S. are benefiting.
Oct. 24, 2017
The World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros gets underway tonight. Both teams have passionately embraced the concept of baseball analytics and sabermetrics and focus on using big data to determine which players will be most successful most often.
Oct. 24, 2017
soliders
A survey by Military Times has revealed a major problem. With just over 1,100 responses from active-duty troops, one in four reported they’ve seen examples of white nationalism among fellow service members.
Oct. 24, 2017
U.S. Air Force planes
For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the U.S. Air Force is preparing to put nuclear-armed bombers on 24-hour ready alert. Former President George H.W. Bush took them off that status in 1991.
Oct. 24, 2017
the pulse logo
The successes of Hepatitis C appear to be fueling a new race: a cure for the virus’ often overlooked, but much more common relative, Hepatitis B.
Oct. 24, 2017
Lettuce
The effects of climate change are already considered to be far-reaching, with unique weather patterns probably being the most obvious. But one scientist said it’s also leading to problems in the food we grow.
Oct. 24, 2017
Cafeteria
The Blue Watermelon Project came out of an experience Charleen Badman had with a program run by the James Beard Foundation.
Oct. 24, 2017

Pages