KJZZ News

9th Circuit Court of Appeals seal
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Tucson police officers are entitled to immunity in a 2014 shooting death.
Sep. 15, 2017
Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Mexico this week — the first-ever such visit.
Sep. 15, 2017
greater sage grouse
Energy companies, environmentalists, ranchers and government officials are getting back together at meetings across the West this fall to talk about the fate of a chicken-like bird called the Greater Sage Grouse.
Sep. 15, 2017
Santa Cruz River
Tucson environmental experts say improved water quality is making a dramatic difference in the Lower Santa Cruz River.
Sep. 15, 2017
Desert Foothills Theater
This is a song called “Watch them Grow,” and it’s on a new album by David Simmons. He’s the production manager at Desert Foothills Theater in Scottsdale, and the brother of actor J.K. Simmons, who’s also singing on this track, along with David’s son.
Sep. 15, 2017
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This morning, a planet ate a spacecraft. But that’s only a small part of the story. After close to 20 years in space, NASA’s Cassini orbiter was killed off and intentionally sent into Saturn, which was the planet the spacecraft’s images brought most of us much closer to than we ever would have thought possible.
Sep. 15, 2017
Motel 6
The Phoenix New Times created a firestorm for a popular motel chain this week. Reporters Antonia Noori Farzan and Joseph Flaherty found a pattern of arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, agents at two Motel 6’s in predominantly Latino neighborhoods in Phoenix.
Sep. 15, 2017
A pair of developers is teaming up to “reinvent” Phoenix’s Park Central Mall. The mall, on Central Avenue between Thomas and Osborne, is the state’s oldest.
Sep. 15, 2017
Las Chollas Peligrosas is less than a year old, but already has a strong following. The group is known for blending different styles of Latin music, as well as American roots styles like blues and folk, and singing songs in both English and Spanish.
Sep. 15, 2017
Last week, Brnovich sued the state Board of Regents for raising tuition at the three state universities to an unconstitutional level over the past 15 years. I sat down with ASU President Michael Crow to talk more about this and about the attorney general’s decision to also sue over the university's decision to offer in-state tuition to so-called "DREAMers."
Sep. 15, 2017
Our guests were Julie Erfle, communications consultant at Erfle Uncuffed, and Mike Noble, chief pollster and Managing Partner at OH Predictive Insights.
Sep. 15, 2017
cars in a parking lot
If you’re in the market for a used car or truck in the Phoenix area, be prepared to pay more.
Sep. 15, 2017
Arpaio
Judge Susan Bolton wrote that previous case law has left guilty verdicts intact after a presidential pardon.
Sep. 15, 2017
ADOT map
For the next few months, the Arizona Department of Transportation will continue its project to add cameras along Interstate 17 that can detect wrong-way drivers.
Sep. 15, 2017
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One constitutional scholar says it's time to move on from our founding document. But what would that mean for our country? That debate is here.
Sep. 15, 2017
Job application
Arizona's unemployment rate dropped to 5 percent in August from 5.1 percent in July as the state's economy added 41,900 jobs.
Sep. 15, 2017
Arizona is getting some help from the federal government with the opioid crisis.
Sep. 15, 2017
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says a lawsuit filed by the state attorney general that accused the state university system of charging excessive tuition isn't necessary and that universities are properly funded.
Sep. 15, 2017
Phantom Ranch
Several locations within Grand Canyon National Park will be without water or on stored water until at least Monday while crews repair another pipeline break.
Sep. 15, 2017
Motel 6
Motel 6 says its employees in Phoenix will no longer work with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
Sep. 15, 2017

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