KJZZ News

Ex-Agent Who Ran Down Migrant Wants Lighter Sentence
A former Border Patrol agent in Nogales is asking a federal judge for probation after he admitted to running over an undocumented Guatemalan man and then bragging about it. Matthew Bowen doesn’t dispute that he hit a fleeing man with his agency vehicle.
Nov. 14, 2019
New Graphite Processing Facility Opens In Mesa
Urbix was founded in 2014 in anticipation of the growing need for graphite, an important component in lithium batteries.
Nov. 14, 2019
I-17 Will Close Both Direction For Bridge Work
Don’t depend on I-17 this weekend. The interstate will be closed in both directions in north Phoenix beginning at 10 p.m. Friday. ADOT is telling drivers to expect heavy traffic and consider alternate routes as crews remove the Pinnacle Peak Road bridge.
Nov. 14, 2019
Abandoned Missile Complex Near Tucson Goes On Sale
Been feeling a little overwhelmed by today's political landscape? Maybe it's time to get away for a while, maybe even off the grid. Well now you have a chance for better living underground inside an abandoned missile complex.
Nov. 14, 2019
Cathy Comic Creator Pens New Book Of Essays
The comic strip "Cathy" ended its run in 2010, but creator Cathy Guisewite returned to public life earlier this year with a book of essays called "Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault." She is in the Phoenix metro area Friday for the 40th annual Erma Bombeck Authors luncheon.
Nov. 14, 2019
Navajo Nation President Halts NTEC Purchase Of Coal Plants
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez announced this week he is pulling the plug on the Navajo Transitional Energy Company's controversial purchases of three bankrupt coal mines in Wyoming and Montana last month.
Nov. 14, 2019
Commentary: Legislating Recreational Marijuana
Some Arizonans, like Kevin DeMenna who's a senior adviser at DeMenna Public Affairs, think elected leaders should play more of a role in crafting policy related to the recreational use of marijuana.
Nov. 14, 2019
Swastika Flyers At ASU Part Of A Statewide Trend
Last week, students on ASU’s Tempe campus might have come across something not-so-welcome: Nazi flyers papered around their campus.
Nov. 14, 2019
Tempe Officials Consider Reducing Speed Limits
Tempe officials on Saturday will host the first of four public meetings to get resident input on the possibility of reducing speed limits citywide. It’s part of Tempe’s effort to reduce pedestrian deaths, through the Vision Zero initiative. The meetings will take place this month and next; no reductions are expected before March.
Nov. 14, 2019
D-Backs Want Smaller Park With More Shopping, Dining
A smaller, more intimate stadium surrounded by shopping and dining experiences to rival Glendale’s Westgate district — that’s what the Arizona Diamondbacks are asking for. It’s no secret the Diamondbacks have been unhappy with their current stadium. Last year, the team negotiated the option to leave Chase Field as early as 2022.
Nov. 14, 2019
As The American Dream Fades, Who Despairs The Most?
The national economy and the job market have been healthy for nearly a decade — at least for some Americans. Others, however, have missed out, remaining unemployed and have stopped looking for a position entirely.
Nov. 14, 2019
Remain In Mexico Inconsistencies Push Migrants To AZ Crossings
It wasn’t too long ago that Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced that all families seeking asylum in the U.S. would be either deported quickly or sent to the Mexican side of the border to wait it out as their cases are resolved.
Nov. 14, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Nov. 14, 2019
To talk about DACA at the Supreme Court and the beginning of public impeachment hearings, former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Matthew Benson, partner at Veridus and former gubernatorial communications director, joined The Show for a special Thursday NewsCap.
Nov. 14, 2019
Computer Outage Shuts Down All MVD Services
All Arizona Motor Vehicle Division services are back online following a computer outage that temporarily shut down all services. Technicians found a malfunction with a fiber optic line that serves multiple state agencies.
Nov. 14, 2019
The Pulse: Beyond Measure
Metabolism is the mysterious process that turns food into energy. If we truly understood this process it could be really helpful in treating one of the biggest health issues of our time: obesity. Globally, more people are now obese than are underweight but it's proven difficult to get a better grasp on metabolism.
Nov. 14, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Teaching Youth To Speak The Language Of Jazz
Listen to the sounds of Pam Morita teaching high school students how to improvise when they play jazz at The Nash in downtown Phoenix. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at [email protected]
Nov. 14, 2019
Unions For Striking Asarco Workers Meet With Company
Unions representing striking Asarco workers are set to meet with the company Thursday. About 1,800 mine workers in Arizona and Texas went on strike in mid-October.
Nov. 14, 2019
New Analysis Spells Out Serious Legal Risk To Colorado River Water Users
As climate change continues to sap the Colorado River’s water, some users face serious legal risks to their supplies, according to a new analysis by researchers in Colorado and New Mexico. Declining flows could force Southwest water managers to confront long-standing legal uncertainties, and threaten the water security of Upper Basin states of Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico.
Nov. 14, 2019
Court Questions Request For Election To Replace McSally
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has questioned a request for an immediate special election to allow voters to fill the late John McCain's Senate seat.
Nov. 14, 2019
Competing Bid To Legalize Marijuana Needs Lawmakers Votes
If the Arizona Cannabis Chamber of Commerce gets its way, there will be two proposals to legalize marijuana for recreational use on the ballot in 2020. But first, the organization of pro-marijuana business interests needs to get at least one lawmaker to sponsor its measure, let alone persuade a majority of the Legislature to approve it.
Nov. 14, 2019

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