KJZZ News

Will Body Cameras Improve Police-Community Relations In Phoenix?
Phoenix has commissioned a study to figure out the reasons behind the spike in officer-involved shootings last year. Whatever that study finds, the relationship between the police department, community activists, and rank-and-file police will need some work.
After Years Of Hiring, Why Isn't The Phoenix Police Department Fully Staffed?
What Does The Phoenix Police Union Want In A New Contract?

March 1, 2019
Is The U.S. Meaningful To AMLO After 90 Days As President Of Mexico?
Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) celebrates his first 90 days as president of Mexico. He has been compared to U.S. presidents Abraham Lincoln — and Donald Trump. But what’s his take on the United States?
March 1, 2019
Eloy Sued Over Migrant Child
The city of Eloy is being sued for the death of a migrant toddler who passed away shortly after being released from a controversial detention facility in Texas that the Arizona town agreed to sign on for.
Feb. 28, 2019
Scottsdale-Based Axon Loses Patent Challenge
A patent battle spanning three years and seven separate court filings has now ended, as Scottsdale-based taser-maker Axon has lost its final challenge in court.
Feb. 28, 2019
ADOT Beginning Study To Determine An Addition To I-10
A 23-mile stretch of Interstate 10 is being considered for expansion from Phoenix to Casa Grande.
Feb. 28, 2019
SRP Says Winter Storms Helped To Fill Up Reservoirs
After winter storms recently dumped record snow and rain on the Salt and Verde River watersheds, the Salt River Project is releasing water from reservoirs to make room for future runoff.
Feb. 28, 2019
Arizona Company Ordered To Pay $1M For Wage Violations
An Avondale-based electrical contractor has been ordered to pay a million dollars for wage violations.
Feb. 28, 2019
Water Plant Completes Update To Address Contamination
A water treatment plant completed a costly upgrade Thursday to address newfound contamination from a nearby Superfund site. Amounts of a carcinogenic chemical are now below detection levels.
Feb. 28, 2019
Book Explores An Uncertain Future Of The Grand Canyon
There's a maintenance backlog at Grand Canyon National Park that persists, even as the state celebrates the park’s centennial anniversary. But a far larger challenge looms in the park’s future — climate change.
Feb. 28, 2019
What SRP Is Up Against When It Comes To Solar
In February, APS announced a renewed emphasis in solar energy, moving toward massive batteries and adding alternative power to the grid. Ryan Randazzo of the Arizona Republic talked with The Show about what the Valley’s other huge energy provider — SRP — is now up against when it comes to solar.
Feb. 28, 2019
Border Wall Prototypes Demolished
For more than a year, eight border wall prototype panels stood tall between San Diego and Tijuana. Within two hours on Wednesday, they came tumbling down.
Feb. 28, 2019
Documentary, House Bill Aim For AZ Justice Reform
A push for criminal justice reform is happening across the country as strange bedfellows like the Koch Brothers and the ACLU find themselves on the same side for some proposed changes. In Arizona, the push comes in the form of House Bill 2270.
Feb. 28, 2019
Grand Canyon Park Is Experiencing Wear And Tear
This week, the Grand Canyon celebrated its centennial as a U.S. national park. But in that time, the park has developed a backlog of maintenance projects that need to get done.
Feb. 28, 2019
New AZ Education Standards Focus On Creativity
Last fall, the Arizona Board of Education voted to make major changes to the teaching standards that guide our state educators in subjects like history, social studies and science. According to teacher Renee Howell, it will allow for less memorization and more creativity in her classroom.
Feb. 28, 2019
Project Records Youth Deaths From Gun Violence
A little more than a year ago — on February 14th, 2018 — a gunman shot and killed 17 students and staffers at Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 17 others were also injured in the attack.
Feb. 28, 2019
GCU Women
Earlier this month, seven women on Grand Canyon University’s soccer team came forward with allegations of verbal, mental and physical abuse from the team’s coaches. The players sent a letter to the university demanding the removal of head coach Derek Leader and associate head coach Malorie Rutledge. They also want an independent investigation.
Feb. 28, 2019
Artist Blends Traditional Jewish Music With Modern Pop
Todd Herzog has been singing as long as he can remember, but it wasn’t until he attempted to major in International Relations that he realized music should be his career. Today, he is the cantorial soloist at the Temple Solel and his music melts the barriers between traditional Jewish music and modern pop.
Feb. 28, 2019
What To Look Forward To This Spring Training Season
The weather finally cooled off and the sun is out, which means it’s Spring Training season again. Charlie Vascellaro joined The Show for an annual Cactus League conversation.
Feb. 28, 2019
This Law Could Take Away Wage Increase From
In 2016, voters approved a new, higher minimum wage by a 2-to-1 margin, but state House Republicans are now arguing voters only approved wage hikes for families and not for youth. They’re proposing a new law that would exempt those younger than 22 years old from the wage hike.
Feb. 28, 2019
On Pluto And Charon, Evidence For A Kinder, Gentler Kuiper Belt
A belt of ice and rock beyond Neptune could retain traces of our solar system’s formative years, but most of its objects are too distant, and too small, to observe from Earth. Now, a novel approach uses data from the New Horizons spacecraft to fill in the blanks.
Feb. 28, 2019

Pages