KJZZ News

A Tiny Tourist Town Feels The Effects Of Border Policies
As the border region continues to be at the center of the political debate in Washington, and those who live there are the ones who feel the effects.
Apr. 22, 2019
Arizona Gov. Ducey Signs Bill Banning Texting While Driving
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation aimed at reducing distracted driving and using hand-held devices while behind the wheel. Speaking to members of the press, Ducey thanked the families of victims like Salt River tribal Officer Clayton Townsend who was killed in January by a distracted driver.
Apr. 22, 2019
To Unravel PTSD, She Took MDMA. A Promising Therapy Offers Hope
A new drug for PTSD hasn’t come onto the market in more than a decade. But a renaissance in psychedelic research is now offering hope. MDMA-assisted psychotherapy is a promising turn in one woman’s search for a way out of PTSD.
Apr. 22, 2019
What Teaching Climate Change Looks Like In One AZ Classroom
“I address right away from the very beginning, ‘Hey, look, this is a safe environment. I know we're all going to have different beliefs and feelings on some of the topics we're going to discuss, and that's beautiful,’” Chandler teacher Cathy Culver tells her students at the beginning of the year.
Apr. 22, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Two Elections Coming Up In Spain, Egypt
A potential high-profile meeting and a pair of elections top the list of big international stories in the coming days.
Apr. 22, 2019
Boas On Legalizing Marijuana
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.
Apr. 22, 2019
This Has Been The Longest Flu Season In A Decade
The country is currently experiencing the longest flu season in a decade. That’s according to a report released last Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The extended season is due to a second viral wave, resulting in two different flu seasons combining into one.
Apr. 22, 2019
Owners Of Tempe Clinic Accused Of Running Pill Mill
Authorities say two women who own a Tempe medical clinic have been arrested for allegedly running a pill mill. They say Dr. Jelina Ip and her mother face charges of fraudulent schemes, illegally conducting an enterprise, illegal administration of a narcotic and illegal administration of a dangerous drug.
Apr. 22, 2019
Why Arizona Gas Prices Are Spiking
Currently, the cost for an Arizonan to fill up their gas tank is just over $3 per gallon, and those high prices will likely effect not only rush hour commuters, but anyone planning to travel this summer — by car or air.
Apr. 22, 2019
Head Of Phoenix Arts And Culture On Art Scene Changes
Phoenix’s art scene has been evolving over the past several years — from new museums to new galleries to new arts districts and public art. Now, the city has a new person running its Office of Arts and Culture.
Apr. 22, 2019
DPS Working To Replace Guns That Can Fire Unexpectedly
An investigation into the firing of an officer’s pistol, while still in his holster, has led to the discovery of a major flaw in the pistols issued to troopers. The Arizona Department of Public Safety is working to replace the guns.
Apr. 22, 2019
Report: Police Shouldn
After officer-involved shootings spiked in 2018, the Phoenix Police Department asked a Washington, D.C., research firm to figure out why. The report came out late last week, and The Show spoke to KJZZ’s Bret Jaspers to get a rundown.
Apr. 22, 2019
 Some Lawmakers Contemplate Bipartisan Budget Process
This week, the Arizona legislature will hit its 100th day in session.
Apr. 22, 2019
Phoenix Theatre Entryway Could Be Named After Spielberg
The entryway to The Phoenix Theatre Company building could soon be named after a famous Hollywood director. The theater, located at 1825 N. Central Ave., wants to name its entrance after Steven Spielberg.
Apr. 22, 2019
The Takeaway: Series Of Deadly Suicide Bombings In Sri Lanka Target Churches And Hotels
Over the weekend in Sri Lanka, Easter Sunday took a tragic turn in a series of bombings carried out at multiple churches and hotels across the country. At least 290 people have been reported dead and roughly 500 injured in the attacks. And of those killed, at least 39 were from countries outside of Sri Lanka.
Apr. 22, 2019
The Pulse: Shades Of Green
How a recent landmark study uncovered a hidden – and huge – source of air pollution.
Apr. 22, 2019
Arizona Education Officials Mull Plan To Change Testing
Education officials are expected to consider a plan to get Arizona out of a jam with the federal government by changing the state's testing regime for high school students, at least for the next two years.
Apr. 22, 2019
Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort Plans To Stay Open Into May
The ski season isn't over yet, at least not for the Arizona Snowbowl north of Flagstaff. Resort officials said they're planning to remain open into next month, which would tie this season with the longest in its history.
Apr. 22, 2019
Phoenicians Rank Community Connection High In Local News
The Pew Research Center finds audience attitudes toward local news is not what you might expect, finding the connection an audience feels with local journalists is very important in determining loyalty and confidence in the journalism produced by the news outlet.
Apr. 22, 2019
Q&AZ: Solving Arizona
Arizona is home to a variety of ecosystems and a wide array of plant life. One listener wanted to know how palms and pine trees – plants from seemingly opposite environments – could both grow in the state.
Apr. 22, 2019

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