KJZZ News

burros
Starting Monday, residents in the far northwest Valley may see or hear a small, low-flying aircraft near Lake Pleasant. The flights are part of a federal and state effort to count wild burros.
Jun. 19, 2017
Mezcal
Mezcal has become a booming business for Oaxaca, Mexico. The pungent booze is being marketed throughout the U.S. and not just at the consumer level: the industry is looking for serious investors.
Jun. 18, 2017
Arizona sun
With temperatures expected to hit a record-breaking 120 degrees by Tuesday, the public is being urged to take precautions by staying hydrated and keeping cool.
Jun. 18, 2017
F-35
Tuesday is the earliest F-35 fighter jet operations could resume at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, according to U.S. Air Force officials. F-35 operations have been on hold at the base for about a week.
Jun. 17, 2017
Border Patrol arrest
Just as temperatures in southern Arizona began to climb this week, federal immigration agents descended on an aid camp built in the desert by the activist group No More Deaths to aid migrants who find themselves in trouble when crossing the border illegally.
Jun. 16, 2017
Cuba's flag
Reaction is coming from here in Arizona to President Trump’s adjustment to U.S. policy toward Cuba. Stopping short of reversal, President Trump announced the U.S. would maintain diplomatic relations and that airlines and cruise ships would still be allowed to service the island.
Jun. 16, 2017
Morgue
High temperatures are expected in southern Arizona this week, increasing the risk to immigrants who cross the border illegally and end up exposed to the desert’s elements.
Jun. 16, 2017
Friday Newscap
It’s time for our Friday NewsCap. We are joined by former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard and former State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jaime Molera.
Jun. 16, 2017
Basketball
The Golden State Warriors were crowned NBA champs earlier this week for the second time in three seasons. TV ratings were the highest for an NBA Finals series since 1998, and the sport’s popularity in social media is on the rise. But can the league overcome the NFL to become America’s most-loved game?
Jun. 16, 2017
water faucet
Water — and how much of it we have — is a pretty constant issue in Arizona. And a new group has started working on some of those issues but with a bit of a twist.
Jun. 16, 2017
A screenshot by Mario Martinez
Tempe City Council will issue its second letter of reprimand this year to Councilman Kolby Granville after he referred to a resident who took a photo of him as a “psycho” and a “stalker."
Jun. 16, 2017
Playboy Manbaby
Valley band Playboy Manbaby is known for its loud, over-the-top shows, brassy punk sound, and seemingly limitless energy. Playboy Manbaby just released an album earlier this year called “Don’t Let It Be" and The Show’s Sarah Ventre sat down with the band’s frontman Robbie Pfeffer.
Jun. 16, 2017
home for sale
Just when you were ready to breathe a sigh of relief that the housing crisis had passed and the market was back to normal, Trulia, a mobile and online real-estate resource has released a study saying that buoyed home prices are just a mirage.
Jun. 16, 2017
Dad reading book to son
When it comes to mothers and fathers, not many researchers have taken a close look at dads. That’s one of the reasons Jennifer Mascaro decided to study dads in some of her latest research. She’s a biological anthropologist at Emory University, and she did a study to find out how dads interact with their children and if it’s different when it comes to boys and girls.
Jun. 16, 2017
The U.S. Homeland Security Department has rescinded one of President Obama’s immigration policies: DAPA, which aimed to shield the undocumented parents of American citizens from deportation.
Jun. 16, 2017
Plane
Fire managers evacuated two communities near Payson June 15 and warned a third to be ready to leave as they expected winds to push flames toward their homes.
Jun. 16, 2017
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this week ruled in favor of the Gila River Indian Community, in a case dealing with water rights.
Jun. 16, 2017
Henry Throop
Henry Throop to receive Carl Sagan Medal from astronomical society.
Jun. 16, 2017
the takeaway logo
Former FBI Director and Special Counsel Robert Mueller is wasting no time assembling his team of attorneys to investigate the Trump team's alleged ties to Russia.
Jun. 16, 2017
lake mead
With record snowpack across the West, forecasts were looking good earlier this year, but new numbers show the reservoir will have significantly less water than initially anticipated.
Jun. 16, 2017

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