KJZZ News

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
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
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
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
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. 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
New U.S. Unemployment Numbers Show Promise
The latest U.S. unemployment numbers are out this morning, and the basic figures look very good. But is everyone benefiting?
Oct. 5, 2018
Son Of Immigrants Argues Against Open Borders
Finding common ground on immigration reform at the federal level has been difficult — at least when it comes to actually firming up solutions.
Oct. 5, 2018
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Oct. 5, 2018
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
Oct. 5, 2018
Tempe Landlord Facing AG Investigation
A Tempe landlord is coming under increased scrutiny. Investigative reporter Jerod McDonald-Evoy wrote about this for the Arizona Mirror and he came on The Show to talk about what they found.
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
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
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
Shooter Asks For Release of Investigation Documents
Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter is fighting a court battle with Arizona Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita after a House of Representatives report found she was one of at least seven women who were sexually harassed by Shooter during his time in office.
Oct. 5, 2018
The Takeaway: Can Our District Attorneys Reform American Criminal Justice?
Advocates for police reform have long looked to lawmakers in hopes of addressing the social inequities baked into the criminal justice system. But there's another layer of bureaucracy that may prove effective in transforming how the system doles out justice: our nation's district attorneys.
Oct. 5, 2018

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