KJZZ News

The city of Kingman is fighting back and defending its residents after it was painted in a negative light on a recent episode of "Who is America?," Sacha Baron Cohen's political mockumentary series on Showtime.
Jul. 24, 2018
An Arizona Department of Environmental Quality investigation found that Bagdad Hillside agreed to make a plan for stopping the arsenic leak, but never did.
Jul. 24, 2018
The Arizona Corporation Commission has voted to appoint an interim manager to temporarily run embattled water company Johnson Utilities. t comes after an extensive hearing into problems with Johnson’s services, including low water pressure, unannounced outages and a 65,000-gallon sewage spill.
Jul. 24, 2018
KJZZ's general manager, Dr. Jim Paluzzi has been under investigation since at least early May when he was placed on paid administrative leave. A report with details of the investigation was released early Wednesday morning.
Jul. 24, 2018
In recent years, we’ve heard about the dangers the coral reefs are facing — from bleaching to coastal development to rising sea temperatures. So what can be done to know more about what’s affecting the reefs and, maybe, how to protect them?
Jul. 24, 2018
In May, the inaugural Phoenix Mural Festival transformed monochrome neighborhood walls into multi-colored landscapes. But not everyone living in the area welcomed the fresh paint. The festival organizers paired homeowners with local artists to paint murals on their front or backyard walls.
Jul. 24, 2018
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has become widely known in recent years and is often associated with soldiers. But a condition called "moral injury" is now being studied as well by the VA in San Diego and the National Center for PTSD.
Jul. 24, 2018
Starbucks made headlines recently when the company announced it would stop using plastic straws in its 28,000 stores around the world by 2020. The city of Seattle’s ban on plastic straws just went into effect this month, and McDonald’s is phasing them out in stores in the UK, Ireland and Australia.
Jul. 24, 2018
A bill is heading to President Trump's desk to complete the White Mountain Apache Water Settlement, after the Senate bill, co-sponsored by Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake, passed the House on Monday.
Jul. 24, 2018
Arizona’s 2018 fiscal year ended on June 30, and preliminary data shows the state has recorded the highest level ever of general fund revenue collections. Revenues totaled over $10 billion. The previous peak of $9 billion occurred in 2007.
Jul. 24, 2018
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 24, 2018
Many of the statistics about autism spectrum disorder, as well as interventions, are focused on children. But, a researcher at ASU is looking into how autism affects people as they get older and how that compares with people without the disorder.
Jul. 24, 2018
After Arizona’s chief elections official reassured residents that the state’s voting system is safe from hackers, an elections security expert is taking issue with some of those claims.
Jul. 24, 2018
The historic Edison-Eastlake neighborhood in Phoenix has been given a $30 million grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The six-year grant is intended to revitalize the community while maintaining affordable housing.
Jul. 24, 2018
The House Appropriations Committee is scheduled to begin debating a massive funding request for the Homeland Security Department this Tuesday.
Jul. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: The Fallout Of The War On Terror
While the United States and many other countries are fighting a war against terror across the world, we don’t often think about the aftermath of that war.
Jul. 24, 2018
The Pulse: Playing Video Games When You Can’t See The Screen
Think about what it’s like to play a racing game, like Need for Speed. Now imagine doing all that without seeing the screen. Software engineer Karen Stevens says blind gamers explained to her how they do it.
Jul. 24, 2018
The Takeaway: Senate Confirms Robert Wilkie As New VA Secretary
Longtime government official Robert Wilkie will head the Department of Veterans Affairs after the Senate confirmed his nomination on Monday.
Jul. 24, 2018
The forecast for Tuesday is forecast for 117 — and Phoenix utilities and city officials are preparing for the worst. Phoenix city officials have been handing out visors and fans to downtown commuters, and the Salvation Army has over a dozen “hydration stations.”
Jul. 24, 2018
Spring training generated $644 million during the 2018 season, an 11 percent increase since 2015. The study from the Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business also found the sport added $373 million for Arizona’s gross domestic product.
Jul. 24, 2018

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