KJZZ News

phoenix police department logo
Sgt. Trent Crump hangs his badge up for good this week as he retires from the force. The main point of his job? "Tell the truth. It's very simple."
Jun. 13, 2016
Border Fence
A U.S. citizen is suing U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Holy Cross Hospital in Nogales, Arizona, after she says she was detained for seven hours, strip searched, then forced to submit to an anal and vaginal probe.
Jun. 13, 2016
Dr. Ann Weaver Hart
University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart has decided she won’t seek a contract extension. Her current pact expires in 2018.
Jun. 13, 2016
Arizona’s 2014 election cycle included a lot of allegations related to dark money spending in several races—including the competition to be on the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Jun. 13, 2016
Gold King Mine dump
The federal government is giving the Navajo Nation $465,000 to monitor water quality in the San Juan River for contamination following a massive mine waste spill last year.
Jun. 13, 2016
Courtroom
The Supreme Court ruled federal courts must recognize tribal convictions when determining if a domestic violence offender should legally be considered “habitual”. Repeated convictions for domestic violence can lead to stiffer prison sentences.
Jun. 13, 2016
Theranos brochures
The company that convinced Arizona leaders to change state law so it could do business here has lost its biggest client. Late Sunday, Walgreens announced it was terminating its relationship with medical testing company Theranos effective immediately.
Jun. 13, 2016
U.S. Border Patrol agent shot dead a man who crossed the border illegally into Arizona and allegedly assaulted the agent near Somerton last Thursday night. The agent was injured in the incident.
Jun. 13, 2016
About 16 percent of students here missed more than 15 days during the 2013 school year— higher than the national average of roughly 13 percent.
Jun. 13, 2016
school education classroom
Districts around the state are receiving an additional $224 million this fiscal year, and will get another $230 million for the next fiscal year that begins July 1.
Jun. 13, 2016
Last month, KJZZ reported that the Department of Housing and Urban Development defunded seven transitional housing programs across the state. These programs provide homeless families with a roof over the heads and life skills. KJZZ followed up with one of those organizations.
Jun. 13, 2016
College freshmen and future United States Circuit Judge Barry Silverman made it a point to meet Ernesto Miranda at the old Maricopa County Superior Court building in December 1969.
Jun. 13, 2016
A helicopter flies above the Tenderfoot Fire.
All evacuations have been lifted for the Tenderfoot Fire, still burning near Yarnell. Many of the evacuees lost their homes in a deadly wildfire in the same area three years ago, and some had only recently rebuilt. The Yarnell Hill Fire destroyed 130 buildings and killed 19 firefighters in 2013.
Jun. 13, 2016
Several speakers of different faiths called for unity, acceptance and love during a candlelight vigil Sunday night at the Phoenix Pride LGBT Center. The event was designed to demonstrate solidarity with all those impacted by the mass shooting in an Orlando nightclub Saturday night.
Jun. 13, 2016
Arca Continental and the Coca-Company recently announced their intent to start a joint venture in the United States, specifically in the Southwest operating unit of Coca-Cola Refreshments.
Jun. 13, 2016
Palm fronds
Every year, Phoenix collects more than 30,000 tons of palm fronds. According to the Public Works Department, loading and driving the fronds more than 50 miles to Buckeye where the city’s landfill is located costs $17 a ton. Palm Silage LLC is offering to take them for no more than $12 a ton.
Jun. 13, 2016
Prison cell
Arizona is required to turn in its plan Monday to fix severe deficiencies in the health-care system at state-run prisons.
Jun. 13, 2016
sign left for firefighers
Fire officials say they expect all residents of a north-central Arizona town who were evacuated due to a brush fire to be allowed to return home Saturday night. The Tenderfoot Fire has scorched an estimated 3,400 acres and is 30-percent contained.
Jun. 11, 2016
police
Thanks to cell phones, dialing 911 when there’s an emergency has never been easier. But what if you live in an area without cell service?
Jun. 11, 2016
Dr. Ann Weaver Hart
University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart announced Friday she will not seek extension of her current contract, which will expire in June 2018.
Jun. 10, 2016

Pages