KJZZ News

High-Tech Pitching: Baseball Players Using Data To Improve Performance
Baseball is much more advanced than it used to be. Nutrition and training regimens are better than they were even a decade ago. There are stats about stats with acronyms no one understand. But perhaps no other part of the game is scrutinized as closely as pitching.
Apr. 9, 2018
Phoenix Business Owners Fight Light Rail Extension
A group of business owners in south Phoenix vows to keep fighting the city over light rail plans they say will ruin their livelihoods.
Apr. 9, 2018
U.S.-Mexico Archaeologists Unearth Sonora Desert’s Past… And Present
Mexican and American researchers are exploring ancient archaeological sites in Mexico, near the Sonora-Arizona border. Their studies might bring more light not only to the region’s past… but also to the present indigenous communities.
Apr. 9, 2018
Phoenix Residents Want To See Action On Trees, Shade
It’s been more than eight years since the Phoenix city council adopted a master plan for trees and shade. Some residents are so unimpressed with the progress that they’re petitioning city leaders to let them take charge.
Apr. 9, 2018
Promise Arizona Unveils Mural Dedicated To DREAMers
Promise Arizona is a group that promotes the power of the Latino community in Arizona. The organization teamed up with a local artist to create a mural dedicated to DREAMers. The final artwork was unveiled in south Phoenix on Sunday.
Apr. 8, 2018
Sen. John McCain Responds To Chemical Attack In Syria
President Donald Trump signaled to the world last week that the United States would prematurely withdraw from Syria. Arizona Sen. John McCain released a statement April 8 after the chemical attack on the Syrian people.
Apr. 8, 2018
Bill Regulating Food Trucks May Change After Worries About Push-Cart Vendors
A Republican representative who introduced legislation loosening rules for food trucks says he’s now changing the bill after critics said it could harm push-cart vendors.
Apr. 8, 2018
Phoenix Temperatures Could Reach Triple Digits This Week
For the first time in 2018, we could experience triple digit highs in the Valley this week.
Apr. 8, 2018
Increasing Numbers of
The Centers for Disease Control says a dangerous “nightmare bacteria” has been found in every state in the country.
Apr. 8, 2018
Easley
Easley’s Fun Shop has served the Phoenix area for 72 years, but the business will close its doors for the last time at the end of this year.
Apr. 7, 2018
ADOT Reopens Three Highways To Lakes In White Mountains
The Arizona Department of Transportation will reopen three state highways to lakes in the White Mountains this week.
Apr. 7, 2018
Westgate Entertainment District In Glendale For Sale
Glendale’s Westgate Entertainment District is up for sale. The shopping and entertainment center has an asking price of $142 million.
Apr. 7, 2018
Final Cactus League Attendance Down, Per-Game Average Up
Fewer fans attended Cactus League baseball games this year, but the average attendance per game increased.
Apr. 7, 2018
Corizon Employee Quits Over Safety, Health Care Issues
New federal court filings in the Parsons v. Ryan prison health care settlement contain emails from a former Corizon employee who claims to have resigned over health care and safety issues in Arizona prisons. Emails show the former employee had been raising alarm bells for months.
Apr. 6, 2018
Scottsdale Unified School District Pays Superintendent, COO To Resign
The Scottsdale Unified School District will pay Superintendent Denise Birdwell $150,000 to end her contract early. “Attorneys care about justice, but what we really care about is giving good return on investment for legal dollars,” Attorney Joel Sannes. “It’s really hard to see an economic resolution that’s better than these settlements.”
Apr. 6, 2018
KJZZ
And now it’s time for our Friday NewsCap.
Apr. 6, 2018
Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy Now Available For Arizona Veterans
Veterans with traumatic brain injuries and some kinds of post-traumatic stress disorder will now be able to receive hyperbaric oxygenation therapy in Arizona. For more on this, The Show's Lauren Gilger is joined by Dr. Audrey Erman, director of the Head and Neck Oncology Program at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in Tucson.
Apr. 6, 2018
What Will It Take To Make Phoenix A More Livable City?
When we talk about walkable, sustainable cities, Phoenix is usually not the first city to come to mind. But one man believes that cities — even cities like Phoenix — can be friendlier to pedestrians and commuters alike.
Apr. 6, 2018
Maryvale High Teacher Inspires Kids Through Art
One Phoenix high school has had to hire six new teachers recently to meet the demand of its robust art program.
Apr. 6, 2018
EPA Looks To Consolidate, Close Las Vegas Office
When the omnibus spending bill cleared Congress last month, federal employees felt a sigh of relief — at least they avoided a government shutdown and could return to their jobs. Except in Las Vegas.
Apr. 6, 2018

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