When Phoenix launched its e-scooter pilot program last September, it required vendors enforce geofencing technology. That prohibits riders from going outside the program’s boundaries — Seventh Street to Seventh Avenue from Buckeye to McDowell Roads.
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg held a rally in Phoenix on Saturday. It was Bloomberg's first visit to Arizona as a presidential candidate. Though the crowd lacked the energy of a Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders rally, the more than 1,500 attendees made it the largest campaign event Bloomberg has hosted since announcing his campaign in November 2019.
The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors plans to vote Wednesday on whether to designate the county as a Second Amendment sanctuary. According to the Prescott Daily Courier, the board has heard testimony from dozens of people on both the pros and cons of the proposal.
The nice weather is on its way out as a cold front moves in to the Phoenix area. National Weather Service Meteorologist Ken Daniel says to expect much colder temperatures across the state early this week, starting Sunday.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to put a stay on a lower court decision striking down a state election law banning third parties from collecting ballots for people. He intends to eventually appeal the ruling, but wants the justices to stop any immediate change.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported six cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus, including one in Arizona. Recently, it confirmed the first person-to-person transmission in the U.S., even as global cases climb toward 10,000. Here’s what we do – and don't – know.
February is National Haiku Writing Month — and The Show wants your haiku! Your haiku may be read on air or featured on the Word podcast. We’ll randomly choose one poet on The Show on Feb. 28, 2020, who will receive a KJZZ prize.
There has been an increased emphasis in recent years on the so-called STEM subjects in schools. Phoenix-based TGen is also looking to help students interested in the sciences, with a pair of programs aimed at getting them into the lab
State Sen. David Livingston has introduced a bill seeking emergency funding to house homeless seniors. I spoke with the senator earlier and started by asking him how we got here and when he became aware of the problem.
The Phoenix Symphony is on the cusp of celebrating 75 years at the core of the Valley’s arts community. Like most if not all nonprofits, the symphony is looking to the future and trying to build the next generation of patrons and donors, while continuing to offer a growing variety of musical options. To that end, the Phoenix Symphony has a new president and CEO, Suzanne Wilson.
One of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers has died. Joe Vandever died Friday. He was 96. Joe Vandever enlisted with the U.S. Marine Corps in Santa Fe in 1943. He served as a Code Talker during World War II in Guam, Okinawa, and the occupations of both Japan and China.
Many political observers expect Arizona to live up to a purple label it claimed in the 2018 election cycle. That’s one reason why the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee has included the state on its short list of seven where it will spend money to flip the House and Senate to Democratic majorities.
State lawmakers on both sides of the aisle want to extend the state’s non-discrimination protections to include sexual orientation and gender identification. Existing law already prohibits discrimination based on race, religion, sex, age, disability or national origin, and extends to employment, housing and public accommodations.
In the second installment of Politics with Amy Walter from Iowa, we contextualize the caucuses set to take place on Monday. Plus, a look at the role gun advocacy organizations will play come November 2020.
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with former Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic.
Pima County just rejected nearly $2 million in federal immigration funds, saying it allows local law enforcement to target immigrant communities. Why the county sheriff says that decision will hurt public safety.