U.S. Government Drops Case Against Border Patrol Agent In Arizona
The United States has abandoned its attempt to prosecute a Border Patrol agent who killed a teenager by firing through the Arizona border fence into Mexico. A motion filed in federal court Thursday that brings to an end the six-year case of Lonnie Swartz.
Dec. 6, 2018
Committee On Recidivism, Sentencing Reform Dissolved
House leadership at the Arizona Legislature has dissolved a committee charged with sentencing and recidivism reform.
Dec. 6, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Lighting The Dark During Hanukkah
Listen to the sounds of Sarah Ettinger at a community menorah lighting to celebrate Hanukkah.
Dec. 6, 2018
Campaign Finance Law Declared Unconstitutional
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ruled a 2017 state law on campaign finance is unconstitutional.
Dec. 6, 2018
City Council Approves Price Hike To Sky Harbor Restaurants
If holiday travels take you through Sky Harbor this month, it could be the last time you grab a bite or a drink there at the current prices.
Dec. 6, 2018
Tiny Desert Concert: The Sugar Thieves
It’s time now for a Tiny Desert Concert. It’s a series where we bring local Arizona bands and musicians into the KJZZ studios to play a couple of songs and talk about their music. Today, we hear from The Sugar Thieves.
Dec. 6, 2018
New Trail Hits Arizona After Decades In The Making
If you want to hit the trails, there is a new one you might want to check out soon.
Dec. 6, 2018
What Can Be Done To Prevent Another E. Coli Outbreak?
Just before Thanksgiving, an E. coli outbreak led government officials to announce that romaine lettuce shouldn’t be eaten at all. FDA rules related to agricultural water standards were on the verge of being implemented, but they’ve been pushed back and compliance dates extended.
Dec. 6, 2018
Alison Goldwater Digitizing Grandfather
Barry Goldwater is known for a lot of things.
Dec. 6, 2018
Funeral For Former Rep. Pastor To Be Held Friday
The funeral mass for former Congressman Ed Pastor will be held Friday at 2 p.m. Pastor died at age 75 from a heart attack in November. He was Arizona’s first Hispanic member of Congress.
Dec. 6, 2018
Forum Planned To Address Arizona
Water, and whether we’ll have enough for the future, is front of mind for many Arizonans — especially those who are helping with the planning — including elected official, engineers and policy experts.
Dec. 6, 2018
Diamondbacks Trade Paul Goldschmidt
It was a dark Wednesday for Arizona Diamondbacks fans, as the organization traded first baseman Paul Goldschmidt — inarguably the best player the team ever drafted.
Dec. 6, 2018
You are one step closer to being able to hail a self-driving car here in the Valley.
Dec. 6, 2018
Bipartisan Bill Could Improve Oral Health Care Among Seniors
Earlier in 2018, KJZZ reported that some seniors who live in long-term care facilities are not getting their oral healthcare needs met. But an act of Congress could change that.
Dec. 6, 2018
Take A Hike: Author Explores, Promotes Diversity On AZ Trails
It doesn’t matter if you live in a small town or the big city, if you live in Arizona, you probably live close to hiking trails. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you feel comfortable on them. In the final installment of KJZZ;s series about hiking and diversity, we meet a woman who wants people from all walks of life to take a hike.
Solo Hiking: Meet The Women Who Like To Go It Alone
Hiking With Disabilities: Making Wilderness Accessible To Everyone
Dec. 6, 2018
The Takeaway: What Regulations Are Keeping Civilian Drones In Check?
The Federal Aviation Administration requires drone users to register their drones with the agency. But how strict are those regulations and registration rules? And how effective are they?
Dec. 6, 2018
School Districts Get New Buses After VW Settlement
143 new school buses are coming to Arizona - is your school district on the list?
Dec. 6, 2018
Closed Hospital In South-Central Arizona To Reopen
A new operator plans to reopen a south-central Arizona hospital that closed in June due to financial struggles.
Dec. 6, 2018
Higher Food Prices Coming To Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Grabbing a sandwich or drink could soon cost more at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. On Wednesday, the City Council unanimously approved changing the way prices are set.
Dec. 6, 2018
Sonoran Zika Cases Continue To Climb
The number of cases of the mosquito-borne virus Zika continue to climb in Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south.
Dec. 5, 2018