KJZZ News

Border Patrol: Cost Of Supplies For Migrants In Yuma Area Skyrockets
The U.S. Border Patrol said on Wednesday the Yuma sector was holding more than double the number of migrants than the area has room for, and the cost of supplies for migrants has jumped significantly.
April 18, 2019
Electric Scooter Companies Fight To Keep Rolling In Mexico
Electric shared scooters arrived in Mexico City with disruptive technologies and concerns. While some see in them innovation and an opportunity, others think that these vehicles need to be regulated — or even eradicated.
April 18, 2019
WATCH: Barr Press Conference Ahead Of Mueller Report Release
U.S. Attorney General William Barr delivered a press conference Thursday morning at the Justice Department ahead of the expected release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. A redacted version of the report is expected to be released on Thursday.
April 17, 2019
Arizona ACLU Awarded Some Attorneys Fees
A federal judge last week awarded about half of the fees requested by the plaintiffs and ACLU of Arizona in a long-running racial profiling case against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. Judge Murray Snow decided some plaintiff attorney work was duplicative, as well as poorly recorded, and awarded about $743,000 in fees to be paid by the county.
April 17, 2019
Another Wild Horse Found Dead In Apache-Sitgreaves Forests
Rangers in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests have found another dead horse in the same area near Heber. It is the 17th horse found dead in six months. Betty Nixon with the Wild Horse Freedom Preservation Alliance says they've set up cameras south of Heber to catch what they believe is a poacher in the act.
April 17, 2019
City Of Phoenix To Accelerate Street Paving Projects
Thanks to funds from Proposition 104, also known as T-2050, and an advancement of $200 million from the City Council, the city of Phoenix will triple the number of streets that’ll be paved over the next five years.
April 17, 2019
Grandparents Shatter Financial, Cultural Stereotypes
The role that U.S. grandparents play is changing, according to a new survey by AARP. The organization’s latest study found from a cultural and financial perspective, grandparents are shattering stereotypes.
April 17, 2019
City, County Approve Location For New Douglas Port Of Entry
The Douglas City Council and the Cochise County Board of Supervisors have voted to support a proposed location for a new commercial port of entry in Southeastern Arizona.
April 17, 2019
ERA Supporters Look To Next Steps After It Fails Again
Three weeks ago, Arizona was at a tipping point. The ERA, a bill that says, “equality of rights ... shall not be denied or abridged ... on account of sex” was close to ratification in Arizona, making us the 38th state to do so and triggering Congress’ next move. That effort failed.
April 17, 2019
New Book Asks Why So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders
Chamorro-Premuzic spoke to KJZZ's The Show about how we often confuse displays of confidence with competence and why we continue to make that mistake.
April 17, 2019
Civil Discourse Needed More Than Ever In Political Dialogue
This month, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing about the rise of white nationalism and, as it was streamed online by YouTube, the platform was inundated with hate speech.
April 17, 2019
A Debate Rages Around Proposed Tucson Bike Ranch
There is a debate raging in Tucson around 20 acres of land across the street from the Saguaro National Park that developers want to turn into a “bike ranch.” Last week, more than 200 people crowded a Pima County hearing about the development to oppose it, but it could be moving forward anyway.
April 17, 2019
World Standing On Precipice Of Mobility Revolution
There’s evidence all around us that transportation and mobility are changing, and new analysis says we’re now looking at mobility’s second great inflection point.
April 17, 2019
How An Ethics Investigation Is Costing Rep. Schweikert
Prior to his reelection to a fifth term as Arizona’s U.S. representative from the 6th District in Scottsdale and Fountain Hills, Congressman David Schweikert was under investigation by the House Ethics Committee.
April 17, 2019
The 3 Specific Laws Planned Parenthoods Lawsuit Targets
Earlier this month, abortion-related restrictions in Arizona were targeted in a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood. On Tuesday, the Arizona Senate’s GOP leadership issued a statement criticizing Planned Parenthood, arguing the organization is “asking the courts to give them a legal business boost because they need more individuals to perform abortions in Arizona.”
April 17, 2019
The Takeaway: A Year Of Trade Wars — Are We Any Closer To A Deal?
It was just about a year ago that President Trump spooked global markets by directly invoking the threat of a trade war with China. Since then, the US has levied tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, and China has retaliated, imposing its own fines on industries.
April 17, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: The Dark Triad
In psychology, the "Dark Triad" refers to narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy. How do we identify those who are "high in the Dark Triad" and in what ways can these people be detrimental to our professional or personal life?
April 17, 2019
The Takeaway: Measles Cases Continue To Grow. Here
It’s been nearly 20 years since the CDC announced the U.S. had eliminated measles. But today we’ve made an about-face. From California to Texas, 20 states have reported measles cases and the country is back on track to have the worst measles outbreak in two decades.
April 17, 2019
Yuma Declares Emergency Over Migrant Family Releases
A flood of migrants dropped off in Yuma by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has caused city’s top elected official to declare a local emergency. Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls suggested an agency within the same federal department should pay for the “disaster.”
April 17, 2019
Bill Would Loosen Hiring Restrictions For Workers With Criminal Records
Criminal records have long disqualified Arizona residents from obtaining an occupational license or working for the state of Arizona. House Bill 2660, which is passing through the Legislature, would loosen those restrictions.
April 17, 2019

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