KJZZ News

Domestic and Sexual Violence Groups Operating Despite Pandemic
Domestic and sexual violence groups are continuing to provide services to survivors of abuse, despite the coronavirus pandemic. And that’s important to know, because it’s times like these when there can be a spike in abuse.
March 28, 2020
Rockfall Shuts State Route 88 Near Roosevelt
Rockfall has closed State Route 88, two miles west of Roosevelt, the Arizona Department of Transportation said. The department says debris at Milepost 242 is blocking access between Roosevelt Lake and Apache Lake.
March 27, 2020
Arizona Desperately Short On Blood For Transfusions
As fears over the coronavirus drive Arizonans indoors and away from groups, people aren't donating as much blood as usual. The state's main blood supplier says stock is critically low.
March 27, 2020
Phoenix Will Restrict Hiking Trails To Enforce Social Distancing
After record-breaking park attendance last weekend, the city of Phoenix Parks Department will be restricting access to some popular hiking trails starting this weekend.
March 27, 2020
Women Of The West: Betty Fairfax
Arizona boasts of many women who’ve made history both in the state and on the national stage. We all know the impact that Sandra Day O'Connor and Rose Mofford had, but in The Show's Women of the West series, we highlight some of the lesser-known women whose stories shaped our state's history. This week, meet Betty Fairfax.
March 27, 2020
UA Researchers Discover How Tuvan Throat Singing Works
Researchers at the University of Arizona have uncovered the secret to Tuvan throat singing — how central Asian singers make two different sounds at once.
March 27, 2020
Phoenix Symphony Cancels Season, Lays Off Musicians
The Phoenix Symphony is canceling the rest of its season as the coronavirus continues to cause closures and job losses across the Valley.
March 27, 2020
AZ Delegation Weighs In On $2T Coronavirus Relief Package
Congress passed a massive $2 trillion relief package to stimulate the economy as it — and millions of Americans — suffer from the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what Arizona's elected representatives had to say about the bill.
March 27, 2020
Mexican Census Continues Despite Coronavirus Concerns
Like the United States, Mexico is conducting its 2020 census. But the country’s strategy against the COVID-19 pandemic is smacking up against the deadline, which officially ends this Friday, March 27.
March 27, 2020
Chef Charleen Badman: Closures Come At Worst Possible Time For AZ Restaurants
Charleen Badman is the James Beard award-winning chef and owner of FnB in Scottsdale, and she’s been calling on local restaurateurs like her to show Congress just how much relief they really need.
March 27, 2020
How Does Arizonas U.S. Attorney Rate His First Year?
As the Arizona’s U.S. Attorney’s Office is gearing up for a growing number of fraud cases related to COVID-19, The Show talked to U.S. Attorney Michael Bailey about his first year on the job.
March 27, 2020
Biotech Company Working On Using Virus As Potential Cancer Treatment
A Phoenix-based biotech company is hoping to start human clinical trials to test whether an engineered virus can kill off cancer cells, while not hurting healthy ones. OncoMyx was formed with that goal in mind and recently finalized a licensing deal with Arizona State University's tech transfer organization.
March 27, 2020
Supporters Urge Removing Barriers To Experimental Drug Therapies
The so-called "Right to Try" movement began as an effort to speed up the FDA drug approval process. It’s based on the idea that terminally ill patients should be able to use experimental treatments or therapies.
March 27, 2020
The Friday NewsCap March 27, 2020
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic; and Chad Campbell of Strategies 360.
March 27, 2020
Facing Eviction? Heres What You Need To Do To Qualify For An Exemption
On Tuesday, Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order suspending evictions for people who have lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic. There are a few steps you need to take to qualify.
March 27, 2020
Word S3 E5: Int’l Women’s HERstory Month Part 2 – Coronacation
While we hunker down amid a pandemic, creatives are facing tough times, too. Performances have been canceled. Open mics have been shut down. But we carry on with trying to stay in touch.
March 27, 2020
The Takeaway: What COVID-19 Means For VA Clinics In The U.S.
For years, the Department of Veterans Affairs has had to deal with crisis after crisis. As COVID-19 spreads across the country, the VA is once again finding itself in hot water.
March 27, 2020
Ads Featuring Nurses Criticize Trump Administrations Response To Coronavirus
Two political action committees have teamed up to launch digital and cable TV ads in Arizona featuring the plight of nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 27, 2020
Maricopa Library Offers Curbside Service
Many communities across Arizona have cut off physical access to public libraries, but in the city of Maricopa, the library is offering curbside service.
March 27, 2020
Candidates Struggle To Gather Signatures In A Pandemic
Online signature gathering in Arizona only works for legislative and statewide candidates. That’s become a problem for local candidates now that Arizonans are isolating themselves to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.
March 27, 2020

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