KJZZ News

Healing Crystals: Where Do They Come From?
Every year in Tucson, hundreds of dealers from countries around the world gather for the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. It’s been held there since 1955, and it’s grown a lot. This year, The Arizona Daily Star estimates 50,000 people are expected to attend.
Jan. 10, 2019
Mining
The University of Arizona is hosting a summit called “Securing Arizona’s Future as the Silicon Valley of Mining,” which will include industry representatives, government officials and academics.
Jan. 10, 2019
PAFCO Wants Human Services Funding Prioritized
State lawmakers will start their 2019 session on Monday, and in advance of that, The Show has been asking a handful of advocacy groups about their top priorities for the new year.
Jan. 10, 2019
AZ
The final numbers are in. All 15 counties have filed final voter information, and we can now see just who voted in Arizona in 2018.
Jan. 10, 2019
The Takeaway: State-Led Efforts Attempt To Broaden Health Care Coverage
Over the course of the past week, two governors and a mayor put forward proposals to shore up the Affordable Care Act and reduce the number of uninsured in their state.
Jan. 10, 2019
A Dystopian Vision Of AZ
Imagine Arizona’s dystopian future. In it, you can wander through gardens of mutant cacti, visit Trash Mountain National Park and gaze at a beautiful plastic sunset.
Jan. 10, 2019
On The Court With Wheelchair Basketball Players
Listen to the sounds of Logan Carson practicing with his wheelchair basketball team at Ability 360.
Jan. 10, 2019
Teaching Students How To Handle Setbacks
Some observers believe that younger people have been sheltered too much and made to believe that failure is either something to be avoided or something to be accepted. But what are the best ways to learn from failure and deal with it better?
Jan. 10, 2019
MCCCD Facing Lawsuit Over Football Program Termination
The Maricopa Community College District is facing a lawsuit over its decision to end its football program. 2018 was the last season for those schools that had football teams.
Jan. 10, 2019
The Takeaway: Manafort
On Tuesday, a court filing submitted by Paul Manafort's attorney unwittingly revealed key aspects of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
Jan. 10, 2019
2 Ex-Employees Of Closed School Accused Of Fraud
Authorities say two former employees of a closed charter school in Goodyear have been indicted for fraud. The Arizona Attorney General's Office says a state grand jury has indicted Harold Cadiz and Joann Vega for their alleged roles in the fraud case.
Jan. 10, 2019
What Is The Future Of The Navajo Generating Station?
The Navajo Nation is considering taking over the Kayenta Mine as well as the coal plant it feeds — the Navajo Generating Station, which is slated to close this year.
Jan. 10, 2019
182 Violent Gang Members Arrested In Maricopa, Pima
Officials with the U.S. Marshals Service say Operation Triple Beam was conducted from October to December and also resulted in the seizure of 27 firearms and 11 pounds of heroin.
Jan. 10, 2019
Comatose Woman Who Had Baby Is Hospitalized, Police Say
An Arizona woman in a vegetative state who had a baby after she was sexually assaulted at a long-term care facility is recovering at a hospital along with her child, authorities said Wednesday as they ramped up the search for a suspect in a case that's made shockwaves.
Jan. 10, 2019
Judge Rules Against Florence Over Mining Project
A judge has upheld a company's right to mine for copper, ruling that the town of Florence is bound by its approval of a 2003 development agreement with the property's former owner.
Jan. 10, 2019
Glendale Has Banned Use Of Cellphones While Driving
Glendale has become the latest city in Arizona to ban the use of handheld cellphones while driving. The Glendale City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to enact the ban, which goes into effect on Feb. 7.
Jan. 10, 2019
Legislation Targets Produce Imported From Mexico
Every year billions of pounds of fresh produce cross the border from Mexico into the United States. Now, legislators in Florida are proposing a bill they say would protect U.S. produce growers from unfair Mexican trade practices. But opponents of the legislation say it would be bad for consumers.
Jan. 9, 2019
Phoenix Approves 12 Percent Water Rate Hike
The latest increase comes two years after the last water rate hike. And that’s why Councilman Michael Nowakowski joined Sal DiCiccio and Jim Waring in voting no.
Jan. 9, 2019
Man Sentenced Under New Wrong-Way Driving Law
The first person sentenced under a new Arizona law aimed at wrong way freeway drivers is facing six years in prison.
Jan. 9, 2019
Study Supports One-Hour Naloxone Observation Rule
Naloxone, a medication that can quickly reverse opioid overdose, has saved tens of thousands of lives in the past two decades. But how soon after treatment should a patient be released?
Jan. 9, 2019

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