KJZZ News

SRP Starts Reservoir Release Into Salt River
Water release taking place due to excessive snowfall, causing some road flooding.
Mar. 4, 2019
Q&AZ: Why Is Mesa Called Mesa?
How did Mesa get its name? A listener wanted to know and asked our Q & AZ project, pointing out that the city doesn't appear to be sitting on a mesa or plateau. Jimmy Jenkins from KJZZ’s East Valley Bureau went looking for the city’s namesake with a local historian.
Mar. 4, 2019
Sun City Posse Nearly Completed Background Checks
Sun City West’s volunteer posse members are ahead of schedule in getting background screenings to return to work with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
Mar. 4, 2019
Phoenix Police Arrest North Valley Resident Suspected Of Setting Off Explosions
Phoenix police Monday arrested a suspect who they said is responsible for multiple explosions in the North Valley.
Mar. 4, 2019
ADOT Planning Sonoran Corridor To Connect I-10, I-19
The Arizona Department of Transportation is in the planning stages of creating a Sonoran Corridor, which would be a direct connection between Interstate 10 and Interstate 19 south of Tucson International Airport.
Mar. 4, 2019
Q&AZ: Arizona
Last year, the only state-operated rest stop along Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson was closed. A KJZZ listener submitted an inquiry through the Q&AZ reporting project.
Mar. 4, 2019
CUSD Clarifies Events Surrounding Controversy With Trump Apparel
CUSD says Perry High School students were asked to put away Trump banner following a school day disruption.
Mar. 4, 2019
 Mexico Denies To Have Migration Agreement With U.S.
Some analysts think the U.S. and Mexico have an agreement to reduce Central American migration. But the Mexican government says this is not part of any pact with the United States.
Mar. 4, 2019
Boas: How Democrats Came To Dominate California Politics
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Mar. 4, 2019
How
Sybil Francis, president and CEO of the Center for the Future of Arizona, spoke with The Show about "progress meters," as she calls them, and what that knowledge can do for the state.
Mar. 4, 2019
How Safe Is Sunscreen? We Don
Sunscreen has become an all-important, ubiquitous product that just about everyone uses. But how do we know if sunscreen is safe? Turns out, we don’t. But now the FDA is taking a big step to changing just that.
Mar. 4, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Opposition Returns To Venezuela
The ongoing political saga in Venezuela has taken another step. The opposition politician Juan Guaido, the man many countries — including the United States — consider the legitimate interim president of Venezuela, has returned there on Monday, risking arrest by the current administration.
Mar. 4, 2019
Phoenix Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Gets New Pastor
The congregation of Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church is the heartbeat of the African American Christian community in Phoenix. But, last year, the community suffered a sudden loss when longtime pastor Bishop Alexis A. Thomas passed away suddenly at the age of 50.
Mar. 4, 2019
More Young People Getting Arrested Than Previous Generations
New research from the RAND Corporation finds young people in this country, across all demographics, are much more likely to be arrested than previous generations. Some of the demographics seeing the biggest increase are white men and women.
Mar. 4, 2019
Ex-CIA Director Criticizes Trump
Former CIA Director John Brennan has been consistently willing to challenge President Trump’s negativity toward the intelligence community. Brennan was in Arizona last week as part of ASU’s Barrett Honors College’s John J. Rhodes Lecture.
Mar. 4, 2019
What
Committee agendas will pick up again this week at the Arizona Capitol, after last week’s work focused on sending bills from one chamber to the other. For our weekly look-ahead at what to expect at 1700 W. Washington St., Katie Campbell of the Arizona Capitol Times joined The Show.
Mar. 4, 2019
Phoenix Church Scramble To Help Asylum Seekers
For months, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been dropping off busloads of Central American migrants who’ve been granted temporary asylum in the U.S. at churches. But this weekend, there were more asylum seekers than volunteers had been told to expect.
Mar. 4, 2019
School Student Spending Down In 2018
Arizona school districts are spending a little more than half of their dollars on instruction, but since 2004, the amount the state spends on instruction has dropped more than 4.5 percent.
Mar. 4, 2019
New Policing Plan Offered By Penzone In Profiling Lawsuit
Immigrant rights advocates oppose a move by Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone to replace a plan to remedy his office's longstanding problems with biased treatment of Latino motorists with a new plan that emphasizes community policing.
Mar. 4, 2019
Moms Group Wants Changing Stations For Babies And Adults
It started out as a bill that would require changing tables for babies to be installed in some public restrooms. But a group of Arizona mothers who have children with disabilities are trying to require universal changing tables that would serve both babies and adults.
Mar. 4, 2019

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