KJZZ News

Weather Delivering High Heat, Dirty Air To Valley
Excessive heat and pollution advisory underway for much of Metro Phoenix, with California wildland smoke drifting into valley.
Aug. 7, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Chelsea Gaberdiel
When Chelsea Gaberdiel was 12, she found out from her mom was pregnant. She couldn't imagine her perfect little family of five needed another person. Chelsea didn't want to be excited even though everyone else around her was.
Aug. 7, 2018
Ducey Refuses To Call Media
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will not join Trump in calling members of the media "enemies of the people."
Aug. 7, 2018
The Takeaway:
August 12 marks one year since the 2017 Charlottesville Unite the Right rally. 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a man drove his car through a street crowded with counter-protesters. Dozens more were injured and the president refused to take sides.
Aug. 7, 2018
Court Rejects Lawsuit That Claims ICWA Adoption Law Is Racist
In a unanimous ruling Monday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals did not address the contention of the Goldwater Institute, who brought the case on behalf of Arizona couples adopting Native children, that the law is unfair and illegal.
Aug. 7, 2018
Arizona AG Sides With Nevada In Fight Over Execution Drugs
Republican attorneys general from 15 states filed documents Monday with the Nevada Supreme Court arguing that drug company Alvogen's claims are a part of a "guerrilla war against the death penalty."
Aug. 7, 2018
The Pulse: Unintended Consequences
When Marta Rusek dropped 80 pounds in three years, her confidence soared. Then — came the comments.
Aug. 7, 2018
The Takeaway: Climate Change And Societal Growth Causing Wildfires
The California wildfires this year have caused a tremendous amount of damage. At the time of publishing this story, the Mendocino Complex fire has destroyed 143 structures and killed two people.
Aug. 7, 2018
Interstate 10 Access Roads In Phoenix Now Open
The final stretch of a Phoenix highway's access road is open to traffic.
Aug. 7, 2018
Behind The Scenes Of KJZZ
There's a lot going on in the Valley. Stay on top of the news from around the state and around the world with KJZZ's The Show. Hear it weekday mornings on 91.5 FM or anytime at theshow.kjzz.org.
Aug. 7, 2018
Phoenix Wage Increases Outpace Other Cities
Workers in the Phoenix metro area are getting higher raises than workers in many other major U.S. cities. But, it’s still relatively flat compared to cost of living increases.
Aug. 6, 2018
Shelter Sex Abuse Allegations Impact Other Migrant Kids
Two employees of local facilities run by Southwest Key Programs have been accused of sex crimes against the migrant children they serve.
Aug. 6, 2018
Researchers Use Google Glass To Help Children With Autism Socialize
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) find social activates difficult, including maintaining eye contact and reading facial expressions. But a novel application of Google Glass could help.
Aug. 6, 2018
Tech Launch AZ Helps Get UA Research Into Marketplace
Research institutions like the University of Arizona are accelerating their academic output from classrooms to the commercial sector.
Aug. 6, 2018
CBP
A new federal audit found that the U.S. government has plans for a slew of different border walls to go up along the Mexican border, but has no determination of what they’ll cost.
Aug. 6, 2018
Do A City
How much do the voting habits of a city’s residents affect that city’s water conservation policies? Researchers have tried to find out, by putting together a database of nearly 200 American cities and their conservation policies.
Aug. 6, 2018
HRC: 46% Of LGBTQ Employees Still In The Closet
Businesses have made great strides in recent years in becoming more inclusive for LGBTQ employees, according to the Human Rights Campaign. But another analysis completed by the HRC shows there is still work to be done.
Aug. 6, 2018
Boas: Guns Made By 3D Printers Not Much Of A Threat
Now we’re going to check in with the Editorial Board of The Arizona Republic. It’s a regular segment where we talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Aug. 6, 2018
BBC Look Ahead: New Iran Sanctions Already Being Felt
The first series of U.S. sanctions against Iran are set to be reimposed on Monday after President Trump pulled the country out of the Iran nuclear deal.
Aug. 6, 2018
Professor: AG Changes Make Process As Difficult For Asylum Seekers
As the debate over immigration has focused on families at the border and funding for a wall, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has also been making significant changes to the country’s asylum system — changes that, some say, are making it as difficult as possible for asylum seekers.
Aug. 6, 2018

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