KJZZ News

John McCain
Arizona U.S. Sen. John McCain will stay in Washington and undergo brain cancer treatments while he shepherds his Defense Authorization bill.
Sep. 12, 2017
Scottsdale Stadium
“The trend really with spring training over the last five to 10 years it’s really grown,” said Chris Walsh, a Scottsdale parks and recreation manager. “We need to have the change, the flexibility, to change with the times.”
Sep. 12, 2017
Nuclear plant
Arizonans exposed to radiation related to the nuclear weapons industry can find help applying for federal benefits at four meetings this week.
Sep. 12, 2017
Phoenix's plan to divert green waste and recyclables away from landfills is suffering due to poor participation in the curbside composting program.
Sep. 12, 2017
Arizona Border
The U.S. Border Patrol is concerned about an ambitious cross-border energy project that will send power from Arizona into Mexico.
Sep. 12, 2017
Ford Proving Grounds
Arizona has six major proving grounds where miles of track are carefully curated to test car handling in the desert heat.
Sep. 12, 2017
Attorneys for the prisoners have been calling inmates as witnesses in an ongoing prison health care settlement. Many of those inmates have complained that the state retaliated against them for their testimony.
Sep. 12, 2017
Joe Arpaio
Because the pardon was issued before the sentence, the government said Arpaio will face no consequences from the guilty verdict, making it moot.
Sep. 12, 2017
A National Seismologic Service monitor
Mexico is still facing the devastation left by last Thursday’s earthquake, its strongest recorded so far.
Sep. 12, 2017
Construction began Monday on the Phoenix renovation project that will beautify nearly 12 miles along the Grand Canal.
Sep. 12, 2017
Arizona DOT
Arizona Department of Transportation is testing thermal cameras in the Valley to detect wrong-way vehicles. The cameras alerted authorities to wrong-way drivers in the early-morning hours of Sunday and Monday.
Sep. 11, 2017
"The Quarterback Whisper"
The Arizona Cardinals began their 2017 NFL season with a disappointing loss to the Detroit Lions. This is a season full of pressure for a club that was expected to be a Super Bowl contender last year and ended up not even making the playoffs.
Sep. 11, 2017
Scott Craven
So we’ve all heard of the Lost Dutchman but have you ever heard of Robert Jones? Jones was a soldier at Fort Huachuca and in 1941, he and a friend went for a walk in a nearby canyon and he fell into a hole. He finds a chamber filled with gold ingots and a chair that looks like a throne. And the story doesn’t end there.
Sep. 11, 2017
United Nations
How sustainable are American cities? For the first time, an index from the United Nations looks to answer that question, for the 100 most populous cities.
Sep. 11, 2017
Josh Meyer
An anti-fascist movement has been gaining traction in the U.S. Called Antifa for short, the group is known for its militant style and tactics. The activists have shown up at far-right rallies to counterprotest, toting semi-automatic weapons. Josh Meyer is a senior investigative reporter for Politico. He’s been writing about Antifa and its role in protests.
Sep. 11, 2017
BBC Look-ahead
There are big questions facing a number of countries around the world this week, including North Korea and Myanmar. With me to talk about what to expect in the coming days on the international stage is the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
Sep. 11, 2017
Colorado River
The Hualapai Tribe has agreed to end a decades-long conflict over Colorado River water rights in exchange for a $134 million pipeline that will supply water to the tribe’s Grand Canyon tourist attractions.
Sep. 11, 2017
Chef Smedstad
The Chandler native began his cooking career on a Coast Guard cutter on a desert island when he was 17. I spent a little time in his kitchen recently to find out a little more about what goes into his cooking.
Sep. 11, 2017
social security cards
Mohave County is the No. 1 county in Arizona to stretch a buck for seniors living on Social Security, according to a new report.
Sep. 11, 2017
R Street Institute
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced an approach that is reminiscent of a more traditional “law and order” effort on criminal justice. Skeptics have said that method hasn’t been effective before and that reforms are needed. One of those is Arthur Rizer, a National Security and Justice Policy Director for the R Institute, a Libertarian group in Washington, D.C.
Sep. 11, 2017

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