KJZZ News

Korean-American Writer On U.S. Soldiers Killed In The War
Earlier this summer, 55 boxes were loaded onto a U.S. military plane to fly from South Korea to Hawaii. The boxes are believed to contain the remains of service members killed in the Korean War and were turned over by North Korea. For Susan Kee, the development is personal.
Sept. 13, 2018
ACLU Report: Border Wall Would Be Devastating For Environment
Chants of "build the wall" were a common occurrence on President Trump’s campaign trail and his efforts to find the $5 million dollars in federal funding to complete the project will likely be front and center when funding debates kick off this fall.
Sept. 13, 2018
Know Your Rights With Natural Hair In The Workplace
For African-American women, wearing your “natural hair” can be liberating. They no longer feel the pressure to conform to mainstream — straight — hairstyles. But, what rights do they have when it comes to how they wear their hair in the workplace?
Sept. 13, 2018
Hurricane Florence Sets Its Sight On The Carolinas
10 million people are under a hurricane watch across the southeast as Florence slowly churns its way to the coast.
Sept. 13, 2018
AZ AG Investigating Companies For Consumer Fraud
The Arizona Attorney General’s office is investigating a search engine company — or companies — for potential consumer fraud related to things like location data.
Sept. 13, 2018
After 40 Years, Is The End Of Tucson Desegregation Lawsuit Finally Near?
After more than 40 years, a judge’s ruling could finally mark the beginning of the end of a lawsuit over desegregation in Tucson schools.
Sept. 13, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Dog Wash
Listen to the sounds of Paul Kolble washing his dog, Gracie, at Wag N’ Wash in Central Phoenix. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
Sept. 13, 2018
Photo Exhibit Shows The Faces of Scottsdale History
A Scottsdale library is hosting an exhibit of historic photos of the city, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the opening of city hall and Civic Center Library.
Sept. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: DHS Uses FEMA Money To Pay For ICE
With hurricane Florence approaching the eastern seaboard, new documents reveal that the Department of Homeland Security in June transferred $10 million dollars from FEMA's budget to help pay for the increasing cost of I.C.E.'s crackdown on migrants crossing the border.
Sept. 13, 2018
Hospital Sued For Withholding Records On Patient Death
Patient advocates are suing the state for withholding records related to the death of a patient at the Arizona State Hospital.
Sept. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: As Hurricane Florence Approaches, What About The People Forced To Stay?
One million people have been ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Florence powers its way to the Carolina coast, carrying dangerous winds of 125 miles per hour. But what about the people forced to stay behind and face the storm? And how are the most vulnerable preparing for an impending disaster?
Sept. 13, 2018
KJZZ Manager Reassigned Following Investigation
Mark Moran, former associate general manager of news at KJZZ, has been demoted and reassigned following an investigation.
Sept. 13, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Joanna Brathwaite
When Joanna Brathwaite was little, she believed the coolest thing about her was that her parents were from the Caribbean. But when she finally visited, things were not how she imagined.
Sept. 13, 2018
Penzone Says Closing Tent City Saved $20 Million
The sheriff says his part of the savings was invested in the department while $10 million was given back to the county.
Sept. 13, 2018
Judge Hears Argument Voter Registration Violations
Voting rights groups are asking a federal judge to force the secretary of state to alert voters that their registration information may not be up to date.
Sept. 13, 2018
Changing Woman, Part 6: The Rockers
The Nizhoni Girls are redefining what it means to be Navajo. They're shaking down their assimilated ways in their songs and holding onto key Navajo beliefs in their activism.
Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five | Hear The Podcast
Sept. 13, 2018
Fontes Doesnt Disclose Report, Blames Contractor
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes says he “cannot guarantee there will be no problems in the upcoming November elections.
Sept. 12, 2018
AZ Search And Rescue Team Arriving In Raleigh, NC
A caravan of Arizona emergency responders was headed east to North Carolina early Tuesday morning expecting to arrive before Hurricane Florence makes landfall.
Sept. 12, 2018
U.S. Deficit Creeping Toward $1 Trillion
The Congressional Budget Office this week reports the country spent nearly $900 billion more than it brought in during the first 11 months of the fiscal year — that’s $220 billion more than the shortfall at this time last year.
Sept. 12, 2018
New Bishop Of Lutheran Church On Being The First Woman
This week, Deborah K. Hutterer became the first woman to be installed as the bishop of Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Southwest. But she’s just one of 17 other female bishops in that church.
Sept. 12, 2018

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