KJZZ News

Report: Tribes Need Help To Recover From NGS Shutdown
The closures of the Navajo Generating Station and the Kayenta mine later this year will gut tribal government budgets in northern Arizona. That’s according to a report published Thursday.
May 31, 2019
Navajo Pastor Runs For President Of The U.S.
A Navajo pastor is throwing his hat into the presidential ring along with 26 other candidates. Mark Charles is running as an independent candidate in 2020.
May 31, 2019
Navajo Council Considers Hemp Pilot Project
The Navajo Nation Council is considering legislation that would authorize the tribe to conduct a hemp pilot project with New Mexico State University.
May 31, 2019
Phoenix Sees Cool May, But Not The Coolest On Record
The coolest May in recent memory is coming to an end, but it isn’t the coolest May Phoenix has ever seen. The National Weather Service said this was the coolest May in recent history, but it gets complicated when looking at Phoenix’s overall history.
May 31, 2019
Phoenix Scooter Proposal Limits Speed, Sidewalk Use
After getting no bites on its dockless bike-sharing program, Phoenix is considering a pilot program for electric scooters. Motorized scooters are currently banned in Phoenix.
May 31, 2019
Dept. Of Veterans
Responding to criticisms that veterans in less populous parts of the state have to travel far for care, the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services will start construction Saturday on a new facility in Flagstaff.
May 31, 2019
Lowell Anniversary Marks 125 Years With Celebration
How does an observatory celebrate its 125th anniversary? Remember: Restoring Pluto to planetary status is not an option. Lowell Observatory, which has embarked on a multi-year expansion plan, will mark its quasquicentennial with a three-day celebration from June 6-8.
May 31, 2019
Godzilla Turns 65
65 years ago, one of the most iconic movie monsters was created, emerging from Japan’s nuclear fallout. His name is Godzilla.
May 31, 2019
For two years, Frontline producer Lauren Mucciolo embedded with the Phoenix Police Department’s Vice Enforcement Unit as they work to tackle a growing problem for her new documentary, "Sex Trafficking in America."
May 31, 2019
Bills That Bombed In The Recent AZ Legislative Session
The Arizona Legislature adjourned Tuesday morning, and that means several bills died before they could get a formal vote.
May 31, 2019
Proposed Settlement In Motel 6 Lawsuit Draws Pushback From AG
A federal judge has denied the Arizona attorney general’s request to formally object to part of a proposed settlement of a lawsuit against Motel 6 for turning guest information over to immigration authorities, but the state’s top lawyer can re-submit his protest later.
May 31, 2019
KJZZ
To talk about the 2019 legislative session, President Trump’s continuing irritation with the late John McCain, along with unexpected changes on the Corporation Commission and more, former lawmaker Stan Barnes of Copper State Consulting and former lawmaker David Lujan of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, joined The Show.
May 31, 2019
While Trump Threaten Tariffs, Mexican Senate Starts USMCA Ratification
President Donald Trump threatened on Twitter to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods if the flux of immigrants towards the border wasn’t stopped. But meanwhile, the Mexican government is about to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
May 31, 2019
Federal Court Revives Lawsuit Over Lead Ammunition, Condors
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit challenging the use of lead ammunition in a northern Arizona forest.
May 31, 2019
Sonoran Business Women Visit Phoenix To Build Networks, Create Opportunities
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego met with a group of more than 20 business women from neighboring Sonora, Mexico this week. They were in Phoenix to build networks and strengthen cross-border business ties.
May 31, 2019
Trump Threatens Sanctions, Demands Migration Crackdown
President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs against Mexican imports quickly drew sharp criticism from some Arizona business leaders.
May 31, 2019
Loud Mexico City: Making Sounds For A Living
In Mexico City, many street jobs have become part of the soundscape: from hand-cranked organs and folk musicians to vendors yelling or playing horns. For the last part of the series, a look at the challenges to keep these iconic jobs — and sounds — alive.
Chapter 1: The Loudest Street
Chapter 2: The Vibrating Arts Of Sounds
May 31, 2019
ADC Rescinds Disciplinary Actions Against Whistleblower
An Arizona Department of Corrections employee has been cleared of any wrongdoing after releasing security camera footage that showed unsafe conditions in a state prison.
May 30, 2019
Hepatitis A Confirmed In 2 Cases In Prisons
The Arizona Department of Corrections has confirmed two cases of hepatitis A in inmates in state prisons. Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by a virus, and is normally transmitted from person to person or through contaminated food or water.
May 30, 2019
Arizona Department Of Corrections Adding Beds To House Rising Female Population
After reports of overcrowding at the state women’s prison from inmates and their families, KJZZ has learned the Arizona Department of Corrections is building more beds to accommodate a growing population.
May 30, 2019

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