KJZZ News

Churches, AZ Patriots Seek Court Approval Of Settlement
A coalition of Valley churches and members of a far-right Arizona group have reached a deal to settle a federal lawsuit filed in June, and the sides are now seeking court-approval.
Sept. 6, 2019
More PFAS Contamination Found In Tucson Groundwater
Tucson Water says it’s found a very high level of contamination in groundwater near the city’s airport.
Sept. 6, 2019
River Fire Near New River Has Burned 3,000 Acres
A wildfire burning near Tonto National Forest continues to grow. The River Fire near New River has burned 3,000 acres as of Friday.
Sept. 6, 2019
Broken Air-Conditioning Contributes To Valley Indoor Heat-Related Deaths
The death toll from high heat continues to rise in Maricopa County. The latest count shows 38 heat-related deaths so far this year. Ten happened indoors.
Sept. 6, 2019
Glendale Reverses Decision, Will Cover Firefighters Cancer Costs
After public pressure, Glendale reversed course and agreed to cover a firefighter’s worker’s compensation claim.
Sept. 6, 2019
Why Metro Phoenix Is Attractive To Industrial, Logistics Companies
A new report puts the Valley among top markets for certain real estate investors. CBRE, a commercial real estate services and investment firm, analyzed secondary markets for industrial and logistic real estate opportunities.
Sept. 6, 2019
Inmates Call For Federal Takeover Of Arizona Prison Health Care System
Lawyers representing an incarcerated class of plaintiffs in the ongoing Parsons v. Ryan prison health care settlement say the time has come for action.
Sept. 6, 2019
Linda Ronstadt Documentary Recounts Artists Rise
One of Arizona’s most famous musicians is heading to the big screen. A biographical documentary of Tucson native Linda Ronstadt called "Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice" comes out Friday.
Sept. 6, 2019
Study Explores How Humanity Will React To Alien Life
In most media portrayals, the moment earthlings realize that we aren't alone in the universe is a terrifying moment.
Sept. 6, 2019
More Young People May Be Using Cannabis Concentrates
Recent figures indicate that marijuana use among young people between the ages of 12 and 17 is remaining relatively steady at around 12.5%.
Sept. 6, 2019
How Some Traffic Cameras Are Tracking Your License Plate
There are lots of cameras along Valley roadways, looking for speeders and red light runners, some of which are called ALPR’s, or Automated License Plate Readers.
Sept. 6, 2019
Arizona Air Raid: Cardinals To Debut New-Look Offense
The Arizona Cardinals will play in one of the most anticipated openers since the NFL franchise moved to Arizona more than 30 years ago.
Sept. 6, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Sept. 6, 2019
To talk about Bill Montgomery being named Arizona’s next Supreme Court Justice, along with the head of APS facing the Corporation Commission and more, former legislative leader Chad Campbell of Strategies 360 and Jon Gabriel, editor in chief at Ricochet, joined The Show.
Sept. 6, 2019
Firm Asks Judge To Void, Change Copper Mine Ruling
The company proposing to build an Arizona copper mine has submitted a request for a federal judge to vacate or amend a ruling that stopped work, a report said.
Sept. 6, 2019
Arizona Approves Ban On Coyote Killing Contests
The Governor's Regulatory Review Council voted 6-0 Wednesday to approve a rule initiated by the Arizona Game and Fish Commission that bans organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other wildlife predators for prizes.
Sept. 6, 2019
UA Receives $1.4M For Sleep Apnea Peer-Support Program
Untreated sleep apnea can lead to a host of health problems. But nearly half of patients resist treatment, which many find daunting and unpleasant. A University of Arizona peer-based program seeks to help.
Sept. 6, 2019
Arizona Counties Rank High In Suicide Rates
Suicide ranks among the 10 leading causes of death in the U.S., and rates are on the rise. Now, new research relates suicide rates to socioeconomic factors at the county level.
Sept. 6, 2019
Retiring The Keys: Talking To Dementia Patients About Driving
For many Americans, driving is a rite of passage. It signals freedom and possibility. But driving eventually becomes routine. We rely on our vehicles to take us wherever we want, whenever we want. Until dementia strikes. For many families, caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia means eventually taking away the car keys.
Researchers Studying The Effects Of Marijuana On Dementia Patients
Sept. 6, 2019
Southwest Key Hopes To Reopen Shelter In Youngtown
Southwest Key Programs hopes to reopen the last of two Arizona shelters that closed about a year ago. The Texas-based nonprofit has received hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding during the fiscal year that ends in September.
Sept. 5, 2019
Flagstaff Schools Shut For 2nd Day Due To Cybersecurity
Flagstaff schools were closed Thursday after the district’s computer system was hacked. On Wednesday afternoon, the Flagstaff Unified School District realized it had fallen victim to a cyberattack.
Sept. 5, 2019

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