Extreme heat will continue for the Phoenix metro region this weekend. James Sawtelle with the National Weather Service in Phoenix said areas in higher elevations throughout the state could experience rain.
With the arrival of monsoon season comes an increase in blowing dust. And an increase in blowing dust unfortunately can lead to an increase in serious crashes along Interstate 10. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is trying to keep drivers safe by treating areas along the I-10 corridor with soil stabilizers.
Dozens of human rights groups and migrant advocates signed a letter Friday warning a possible agreement to designate Guatemala as a safe country for U.S. asylum seekers could put thousand of migrants in danger.
Formerly incarcerated people say early-release bill has left them unequipped to re-enter society. Several former Arizona inmates who spoke to KJZZ said on the condition of anonymity said they had been released without basic documents needed to transition back into society.
Arizona's monsoon storms are an unpredictable weather phenomenon unique to the desert Southwest. Matt Pace, former TV news meteorologist, now with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, tells The Show how the storms develop.
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with former House Minority Leader Chad Campbell, now Senior Vice President at Strategies360, and Emily Ryan with Copper State Consulting.
The Arizona Rattlers are once again playing for a title, hosting the Sioux Falls Storm in the United Bowl on Saturday in Glendale to decide the champion of this year’s Indoor Football League. And the Rattlers will be looking to accomplish what no other Arizona franchise ever has: a season of perfection.
A congressional committee is investigating whether the U.S. Interior Department helped an Arizona developer and supporter of President Donald Trump get a crucial permit after a wildlife official said the housing project would threaten habitat for imperiled species.