KJZZ News

Grandparents and granddaughter
In an unlikely partnership, southern Arizona’s two congressional representatives, Democrat Raul Grjialva and Republican Martha McSally, are pairing up today to show their support for kinship families and grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. We speak with Ann Nichols about this. She’s a retired social work professor and the state chair of the Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors.
Aug. 30, 2017
Ryan Winkle
After pleading guilty to extreme DUI, Ryan Winkle was sentenced to six days in jail and 49 days of home detention. The Mesa City Council has been moving forward with its own disciplinary plan.
Aug. 30, 2017
 Joe Dobrow
Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover of Whole Foods became official this week, and prices on 15 products at the upscale grocer immediately took a plunge. How is Amazon going to change the culture at Whole Foods, particularly what customers experience? And is the supermarket environment about to get even more competitive, including for the Valley-based Sprouts?
Aug. 30, 2017
Hurriane Harvey rescue efforts
We begin with the devastation of Hurricane Harvey for millions of Americans all along the Gulf Coast. The rain is still falling over parts of Texas and Louisiana, and AccuWeather says Harvey could be the most expensive natural disaster in U.S. history.
Aug. 30, 2017
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Early Tuesday, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over a northern Japanese island. In response, President Trump said that "all options are on the table."
Aug. 30, 2017
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In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about the relationship between pain and the brain, touching on the evolution of pain as retribution, both biologically and culturally.
Aug. 30, 2017
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Tropical Storm Harvey has made landfall in the state of Louisiana, nearly 12 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina.
Aug. 30, 2017
Flagstaff Police Department
Flagstaff police are investigating a suspicious letter that has been mailed to residents warning the recipients of imminent deportation.
Aug. 30, 2017
Oil Pipeline
After months of protest, legal wrangling and stalled construction, the Dakota Access Pipeline is up and running — and transforming how oil leaves North Dakota.
Aug. 30, 2017
St. Mary's Food Bank volunteers
The St. Mary’s Food Bank of Phoenix is sending help to the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Aug. 30, 2017
arizona storytellers
Michelle Ponce met a guy who she thought was “the one.”
Aug. 30, 2017
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For nearly three decades, the world's number two copper mine has been controlled by an American company. As of Tuesday, that changed.
Aug. 30, 2017
East Valley apartment construction
Three out of four Arizona construction companies surveyed say they have a hard time filling hourly skilled positions, like carpenters and painters.
Aug. 30, 2017
Scottsdale Municipal Airport
A cybersecurity firm (Datashield), an electric vehicle charger company (ChargePoint Inc.) and a co-working space (Deskhub) are just a few of the businesses that have added jobs in Scottsdale in 2017.
Aug. 30, 2017
Diane Maxine Richards
Diane Richards has pleaded guilty to stealing $1.1 million of public money over the course of eight years.
Aug. 29, 2017
Investigators are determining what caused a 2016 Olympic athlete to drown in 6 feet of water. Investigators aren’t sure if 31-year-old Olympic runner David Torrence was swimming late Sunday night or taking a dip Monday morning when he drowned in a Scottsdale condominium pool.
Aug. 29, 2017
Dozens of lawyers came together Tuesday in front of a federal courthouse in Phoenix to protest President Donald Trump's pardon of former sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Aug. 29, 2017
Arizona DREAMers
With the threat of a lawsuit to end the program looming, President Donald Trump will soon have to decide the future of DACA. A coalition of groups plans to hold daily protests outside ICE headquarters in Phoenix, and demand the government protect young immigrants.
Aug. 29, 2017
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Tuesday’s decision finds the FAA violated federal laws and guidelines in failing to engage Phoenix employees about the changes and improperly analyzing the new flight paths impact on the community.
Aug. 29, 2017
Domestic-violence victim
When Candice Jackson, acting head of the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights recently said that “90 percent” of campus sexual assaults “fall into the category of ‘We were both drunk, we broke up, and six months later I found myself under a Title IX investigation,” it caused an uproar.
Aug. 29, 2017

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