Q&AZ: How Many State Parks Does AZ Have?
The U.S. boasted more than 8,500 state parks totaling more than 29,000 square miles as of 2017, according to the National Association of State Park Directors. One listener wanted to know how Arizona’s state parks stack up against the rest of the country.
Aug. 12, 2019
Kids On The Course: PGA Legend Gives Golf Lessons
On a warm Saturday morning at the Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, a few dozen children practiced their swings at the driving range. They were there to take a lesson from Notah Begay, the retired professional golfer and current Golf Channel commentator who played alongside Tiger Woods.
Aug. 11, 2019
Cardinals Chief Operating Officer Accused Of DUI
Chandler police said Arizona Cardinals Chief Operating Officer Ronald Minegar was arrested about 11:30 p.m. Saturday evening near Pecos Road and Arizona Avenue after officers observed him speeding, failing to maintain his lane and driving his car in the bike lane.
Aug. 11, 2019
McSally Visits Migrant Detention Center In Yuma
Sen. Martha McSally conducted an official visit to Yuma this week. The topic: migrants and asylum seekers. She met with acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan and was briefed by officials from the Arizona National Guard on the situation at the border.
Aug. 10, 2019
Arizona Housing Demand Up, Listings Down
Tina Tamboer, senior housing analyst with the real estate market analytics site the Cromford Report in Mesa, said areas in the Valley seeing the best appreciation rates are along employment center corridors and the major freeways.
Aug. 9, 2019
Arizona Department Of Corrections Director Charles Ryan Announces Retirement
Charles Ryan, the director of the Arizona Department of Corrections, announced his retirement Friday. Ryan will step down after months of calls for his resignation.
Aug. 9, 2019
2020 Marijuana Ballot Initiative Submitted To Secretary of State
The first marijuana-related ballot initiative for the 2020 election has been officially filed with Arizona’s Secretary of State's Office.
Aug. 9, 2019
Arizona Releases Election Procedures Draft For Public Comment
The first update since 2014 to Arizona’s Election Procedures Manual was rolled out Friday for public comment. Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said it’s important the public have the chance to weigh in on how elections are conducted.
Aug. 9, 2019
Judge: Candidates Cant Rely On Secret Donations Law
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge will not allow political candidates to rely on dark money donations protected by a 2017 law, at least not while that law is under review.
Aug. 9, 2019
Monsoon Stories 2019: The Sound Of Storms
American classical composer Ferde Grofe ends his 1929 “Grand Canyon Suite” with a particular movement called “Cloudburst.” The Phoenix Symphony performed it last year as part of their centennial celebration of Grand Canyon National Park. Phoenix Symphony’s resident conductor Matthew Kasper talked to The Show about the performance.
Aug. 9, 2019
Cities Dispute Theyre Not Following Law On Workers Comp
On Thursday, The Show heard from State Sen. Paul Boyer, who’s miffed that firefighters are having their workers’ compensation claims denied, despite a state law that presumes certain forms of cancer are a result of their workplace conditions.
Aug. 9, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap August 9, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with public policy consultant Chris Herstam and Paul Bentz of HighGround.
Aug. 9, 2019
Former Ferguson Interim Police Chief On His Tenure
Five years ago, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African American was shot and killed by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was unarmed at the time of the shooting, and the protests that followed led the governor to declare a state of emergency.
Aug. 9, 2019
Let Your Freak Flag Fly At This Horror Movie Convention
Dracula, Freddy Krueger, Jason — they are some of the most iconic horror characters on the big screen. They are also the stuff of nightmares. But there are a lot of people who love being scared, and every year they come together in Arizona at the Mad Monster Party and let their freak flags fly.
Aug. 9, 2019
Northern Arizona University To Implement Virtual Parking
Northern Arizona University is experimenting with a new way to track parking. Cameras will scan license plates instead of using windshield stickers or paper tickets.
Aug. 9, 2019
Mexico Offers Legal Aid To Migrants Held In MS Raids
Mexican officials say they’re offering legal assistance to Mexican citizens detained as part of a broad-sweeping immigration enforcement operation in food processing plants in Mississippi on Wednesday.
Aug. 8, 2019
Mexican Security Officials To Visit Sonora Over Security Concerns
Mexico’s president is sending top security officials to Sonora to address increasing violence in the border state.
Aug. 8, 2019
Pinnacle CEO: Competition To Have Negative Rate Impact
The parent company of APS threw water on the idea of retail competition at its second-quarter earnings call Thursday.
Aug. 8, 2019
Number Of APS Customers With Overdue Amounts Grows
The number of APS customers with overdue accounts has grown after regulators barred the company from disconnecting power for failing to pay their monthly bills.
Aug. 8, 2019
Deportee Flight Cancellation To Mexico Brings New Challenges To Migrants
The deportee flights from U.S. to Mexico quietly have been put on hold for more than a year. But now, KJZZ confirms the suspension of that deportation process, bringing new challenges to Mexican deported migrants.
Aug. 8, 2019