KJZZ News

AHA: Omega-3s Effective In Lowering Triglycerides, Risks
In 2002, the American Heart Association recommended combating triglyceride buildup in the blood by eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Now, 15 years after prescription omega-3s hit the market, the group has updated its advisory.
Sept. 9, 2019
Flagstaff Cyberattack Shows How Schools Are Vulnerable
Flagstaff public schools were back in session Monday morning, following a ransomware issue that forced them to take two days off. Experts say the cyberattack underscores how schools are especially vulnerable.
Sept. 9, 2019
iBuyer Beware: How Technology Is Changing The Housing Market
Buy or rent? Sell or stay? These are tough questions to answer for anyone, but especially tough in Phoenix. Now, a new technology-driven process is selling homes even faster, drying-up the market and driving-up home prices even more.
Sept. 9, 2019
Phoenix School Wins $100,000 Grant For Fitness Center
One of the teachers says that this new fitness center will have an impact on the kids. Brunson-Lee Elementary School was awarded the grant through Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Sept. 8, 2019
Ikes Fire Near The Grand Canyon Has Burned 7,000 Acres
A wildfire burning in northern Arizona has burned more than 7,000 acres. A lightning strike started the Ikes Fire near the Grand Canyon on the Kaibab Plateau in late July.
Sept. 7, 2019
ADOT Testing Automated Messaging System Near I-15 Construction Zone
Repairs on several bridges on the Interstate 15 near the Arizona-Utah border has led to lane restrictions near construction zones. In an effort to help prevent and reduce accidents, ADOT has been testing an automated messaging system near the construction zones that warns drivers.
Sept. 7, 2019
Mexico Interrupts Services Outside Its Largest Immigrant Station
Mexican authorities interrupted services for migrants outside the country's largest migrant center for at least three days last week, saying some migrants had become violent.
Sept. 7, 2019
AHCCCS Implements New Work Requirements For Medicaid
Arizona's Medicaid program plans to implement new work requirements for beneficiaries. About 120,000 Arizonans will have to prove they’re working, going to school or volunteering to keep their health care.
Sept. 7, 2019
Mexico Says Its Immigration Crackdown Is A Success
Top Mexican officials say they cut undocumented migration to the United States by 56% since May, as part of an effort to avert the threat of tariffs under a deal the two countries will review on Tuesday.
Sept. 7, 2019
National Parks To Allow Electric Bikes On Trails Where Bikes Are Permitted
Electric bikes will soon be allowed on trails and paths in some national parks where bicycles already are permitted. Some people are not happy with the new rule because it was made without public input.
Sept. 7, 2019
Public Hearings To Start For Copper Mine Near Superior
The U.S. Forest Service recently released an environmental impact review of the proposal. Resolution Copper wants to build an underground mine on land it would get from a land swap with the Tonto National Forest.
Sept. 7, 2019
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

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