KJZZ News

Researchers used data to see if middle school popularity would lead to later success and found it was good to be well-liked, but not “popular.”
Aug. 11, 2018
A new Navajo language children's television show is not just trying to entertain kids, it’s trying to teach a language that’s in danger of dying out.
Aug. 10, 2018
A couple living in Tucson has been accused of lying to the U.S. government in order to gain refugee status and get green cards.
Aug. 10, 2018
Oral arguments were made Friday in Maricopa County Superior Court by lawyers on behalf of a state lawmaker seeking an injunction to prevent the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative from appearing on the ballot this fall. Arguments against the measure center on satisfying strict compliance standards for ballot initiatives.
Aug. 10, 2018
A Tucson power plant will replace two coal-fired generators with ten natural-gas engines.
Aug. 10, 2018
A Fortune 500 company has opened its latest regional center in Mesa.
Aug. 10, 2018
Since the shooting earlier this year in Parkland, Florida, we’ve heard a lot from some of the students who survived after they created the group March for our Lives. Michele De Groote, co-founder of March For Our Rights, offers a different perspective.
Aug. 10, 2018
What will your neighborhood look like in 100 years? When you live in the desert, this question is less whimsical and more about simple practicalities.
Aug. 10, 2018
As the political rhetoric over immigration rages on this campaign season, new data from non-partisan immigration think-tank New American Economy focuses on the economics of immigration.
Aug. 10, 2018
New research suggests when police departments slowly roll out body-worn cameras, their implementation goes better — both within the department and in the community.
Aug. 10, 2018
As California faces another wildfire season with record-setting acreage being burned in the Mendocino blaze, Arizona’s season has been relatively tame so far, with an estimated 125,000 acres burned — compared to nearly 450,000 acres at this same stage in 2017.
Aug. 10, 2018
The Surprise City Council this week approved an ordinance allowing police to pull drivers over who are not using their devices in hands-free mode. Violators could be fined up to $250.
Aug. 10, 2018
Discussing the week in news with former Arizona lawmaker Stan Barnes, head of Copperstate Consulting and attorney Tom Ryan.
Aug. 10, 2018
The Takeaway: Why Don
Who chooses to vote in the United States and why? Political scientist David Nickerson joined us to discuss the research that shows why so many Americans steer clear of the polls on election day.
Aug. 10, 2018
Did you know Tuesday was National Lighthouse Day, and this Friday is National S’mores Day? While there are only 10 federal holidays in the U.S., there are a number of days, weeks and months that are designated as holidays or sponsored events.
Aug. 10, 2018
The first 15 miles of the country’s newest interstate is now open.
Aug. 10, 2018
The Arizona Cardinals, ASU and UA all have brand new head coaches — all three happen to be African-American — and their fans hope the fresh start will help revive their downtrodden teams.
Aug. 9, 2018
A new stock exchange has recently opened in Mexico and it’s looking for American investors. It is Mexico’s second investor’s market.
Aug. 9, 2018
Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have published a study describing the collapse of the Mojave Desert bird community over the past century due to climate change.
Aug. 9, 2018
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has announced an indictment against the former business manager of the Western Arizona Vocational Education District.
Aug. 9, 2018

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