KJZZ News

corrections officer
The officer vacancy rate at the Eyman Complex in Florence has grown by almost 15 percent since March 2014, according to reports from the state Department of Corrections.
Jul. 17, 2017
doctor
Fewer people are dying from cancer, according to a July report from the Centers for Disease Control, but not all populations are improving equally.
Jul. 17, 2017
Mutual fund company, Vanguard Group, is making changes to its executive team to address complaints by shareholders about the company’s management. The vote is scheduled for fall at a meeting in Scottsdale.
Jul. 17, 2017
photo of suspected arsonist, gunman
Authorities say forest service and tribal police officers in Arizona fatally shot a man they had been hunting for in connection to a shooting and arson.
Jul. 17, 2017
payson stream
Authorities have identified the five children and four adults who died when the flood struck a popular swimming hole near Payson.
Jul. 17, 2017
The Pioneer Cemetery is the final resting place for 400 explorers, scientists and Native Americans who made the Grand Canyon what it is today. And after almost a century, it’s at capacity. No more new plots. Some people aren’t too happy about that.
Jul. 17, 2017
Third Street
Changes are coming to some popular streets in Phoenix and some commuters will see fewer lanes.
Jul. 17, 2017
The $1.9 billion Rosemont Mine project southeast of Tucson has been facing questions of whether it will damage two Arizona streams. Now, Canadian company Hudbay Minerals is asking the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality for more, including a full review of required water standards in the state.
Jul. 16, 2017
flooding near Payson
Nine people died and a 13-year-old boy was missing Sunday after their group of family and friends was swept away while cooling off in a creek that suddenly turned treacherous when a rainstorm upstream unleashed floodwaters.
Jul. 16, 2017
Derby Roosevelt Row
Developers with eyes on downtown Phoenix have another year to convince city leaders to help them out. Since 2012, Phoenix has used a process for downtown development called RFP — it stands for requests for proposals. It allows a private property owner to pitch a project to the city and ask for financial help.
Jul. 15, 2017
Marijuana
As the Arizona medical marijuana industry expands, the focus is now back on the fee that the state’s users are being charged. The $150 annual fee was set after the state’s medical marijuana law passed in 2010 and put in place to cover the costs of administering the program.
Jul. 15, 2017
Border Patrol agents make an arrest
The U.S. Border Patrol revived a prosecution program in June that targets undocumented border crossers the first time they are caught.
Jul. 14, 2017
Air Pollution
The Natural Resources Defense Council released an air quality map this week, with a county-by-county look at ragweed pollen levels and ozone pollution.
Jul. 14, 2017
Phoenix School of Hip Hop logo
You might have heard of the School of Rock, but what about Phoenix’s own School of Hip Hop? The camp is held every summer at The Nash in downtown Phoenix, and this summer is their second-annual Jazz and Hip Hop Camp.
Jul. 14, 2017
Middle East background
Disney film producers, who are now working on a live-action remake of "Aladdin," say they can’t find actors who can act, sing and have Middle Eastern backgrounds. To talk about the lack of diversity in film productions, we’re on the line with Michael Bennett, a research professor at the Center for Science and Imagination at ASU.
Jul. 14, 2017
Friday Newscap
We start this hour with our Friday NewsCap, and some voices from this week’s news. With me now are former legislative leader Art Hamilton, and political editor for KTVK-TV Channel 3 Dennis Welch.
Jul. 14, 2017
Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Image
Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury is arguably the greatest player in the history of the WNBA. She has won an MVP award, 3 WNBA championships and 4 Olympic gold medals. And this season, she became the league’s all-time leading scorer.
Jul. 14, 2017
Grand canyon river trail
It took 15 years before an investigation, and subsequent report, released details of sexual harassment, misconduct and intimidation toward female federal employees in the Grand Canyon’s River District, leading to its abolishment. Sixteen months later, however, the unit might be back.
Jul. 14, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
Arizona’s two U.S. senators are among the least popular in the country, according to a new survey. Every quarter, Morning Consult asks residents of all 50 states what they think of their senators.
Jul. 14, 2017
Raul Grijalva
There’s been a lot of discussion — and a fair bit of hand-wringing — since the election, about the future of the Democratic Party, and the divisions that last year’s presidential primary exposed.
Jul. 14, 2017

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