KJZZ News

The cars you see you on the road with the big cameras on top are in a testing phase — and an accident like the one on brings up questions about who is responsible when the car involved was driving itself.
Mar. 21, 2018
Julie Cieniawski, teacher at Desert Canyon Middle School and president of the Scottsdale Education Association, joined The Show to talk about the board's decision.
Mar. 21, 2018
The Takeaway: Trump And Congress Take Different Approaches To The Opioid Crisis
On Monday, President Trump released his new plan to address opioid deaths in America, as Congress prepares to take up a slew of bills addressing the crisis.
Mar. 21, 2018
Five years ago, the Tucson Unified School District sold a no-longer-needed building to a developer for $1.6 million — $400,000 less than what was offered by a Christian school.
Mar. 21, 2018
A survey by the American Pet Products Association finds nearly 70 percent of households have pets. And they’re changing the way our homes are built and designed.
Mar. 21, 2018
Salt River Project and SolarCity reached a deal Tuesday to end a lawsuit over rates charged to customers. While terms of the deal have not been disclosed, the settlement does not address the core issue of the original lawsuit.
Mar. 20, 2018
Public safety, homelessness and neighborhoods are among the top priorities in the Phoenix City Manager’s trial budget.
Mar. 20, 2018
The board adopted a “statement of charges,” which outlines the reasons it believes Birdwell and Hartwell should be dismissed. “We do not determine today whether the allegations are true or false, and this is not the time to delve into the details of the case,” said the board president.
Mar. 20, 2018
 Report: Almost 2,000 Attacks On Journalists Under Mexico
Mexico's current presidency has seen the most violent attacks against the press in the country's recent memory, according to a study released Tuesday by the international human rights group Article 19.
Mar. 20, 2018
State and local law enforcement are investigating a deadly collision between a pedestrian and self-driving car in Tempe.
Mar. 20, 2018
In the wake of the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Arizona’s governor has rolled out a plan meant to prevent similar incidents here. The plan includes new measures to keep guns from dangerous people and more money for mental health and public safety in schools. KJZZ’s Will Stone was at the governor’s office covering the release.
Mar. 20, 2018
The plan, voted on in November by city council, keeps the Brewers in Phoenix through 2024 while Phoenix pays $10 million to help put in a new scoreboard, parking lots and entryway.
Mar. 20, 2018
The worlds of academia and literature are often dominated by white voices. But, a Masters of Fine Arts program in Santa Fe is changing that. The Institute for American Indian Arts created the country’s first indigenous MFA program in 2012, and today, it’s turning out writers who are at the helm of what seems to be a new wave of indigenous literature.
Mar. 20, 2018
Data is being used in lots of places and in lots of ways, from the grocery store to our jobs. And some research has raised concerns that our data is being used against us. Professor and author Virginia Eubanks argues one of those ways data is being used is not beneficial to low-income Americans.
Mar. 20, 2018
The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility has filed a complaint with the Interior Department's inspector general (IG) that the interim acting directors of the BLM, NPS and Fish and Wildlife Service are all there in violation of the 1998 Federal Vacancies Reform Act.
Mar. 20, 2018
Border Patrol Agent Goes On Trial For Murder Of Mexican Teenager
Jury selection started Tuesday morning in the Tucson murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of placing his gun between the bars of the U.S.-Mexico border wall and shooting and killing a Mexican teenager in 2012.
Mar. 20, 2018
The Phoenix-based Veterans Heritage Project connects middle and high school students with U.S. military veterans to hear their stories of fighting in World War Two, Korea and Vietnam — among other conflicts.
Mar. 20, 2018
Podcast Playlist: IRL From Mozilla
If a stranger handed you a free cookie, would you let them to follow you around? Host Veronica Belmont discusses whether or not you get a fair trade when online services use your personal data.
Mar. 20, 2018
Autonomous vehicle safety researcher Dr. Srikanth Saripalli talked about whether self-driving cars are safe at this point to be tested on real roads.
Mar. 20, 2018
Arizona legislative Democrats are a bit less optimistic that Gov. Doug Ducey's proposal on school safety, which was released Monday, will make a significant difference.
Mar. 20, 2018

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