KJZZ News

Coronavirus Cases On The Navajo Nation Grows To 14
The total number of coronavirus cases within the reservation has grown to 14, officials said late Thursday. A shelter-in-place order has been issued to the Chilchinbeto community in northern Arizona. President Jonathan Nez said the order may be applied to the entire Navajo Nation if reports become widespread.
March 20, 2020
Feminists In Sonora Denounce Alleged Attacks On Participants Of Women’s Marches
This week, feminist groups in Sonora released a public statement denouncing attacks, threats and intimidation against participants during and after two women’s marches in Hermosillo this year.
March 20, 2020
Winslow Woman Told She Cant Get Tested For Coronavirus
The coronavirus continues to spread across Arizona and the nation, but not everyone who feels sick can get tested. Tera Miller of Winslow is one of these people.
March 20, 2020
Financial Impact To AZ From Border Closure Will Be Severe
The U.S. and Mexico announced the closing of the shared border to shoppers and tourists alike in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The response is intended not to shatter cross-border economies, but experts say the economic impact in Arizona is inescapable.
March 20, 2020
Arizona Schools Closed Until At Least April 10
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and state Superintendent Kathy Hoffman announced Friday that schools will be closed for an additional two weeks. Schools are now closed until April 10.
March 20, 2020
U.S., Arizona Extend Tax Filing Deadline To July 15
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announced that the Trump administration is moving back the deadline to file your federal taxes.
March 20, 2020
COVID-19 Precautions Clear Protesters From Sonoran Toll Booths
Sonoran toll booths have been indefinitely shut down by protesters for nearly two years now. But travelers should expect to start paying tolls again as protesters leave to adhere to coronavirus distancing measures.
March 20, 2020
Hermosillo Ford Plant To Shutter 10 Days For Cleaning
The Ford Motor factory in Hermosillo, Sonora, is shutting down temporarily for a deep cleaning to protect workers from the coronavirus. After reopening, the number of shifts will halve to one.
March 20, 2020
Banner Health Blocks Most Visitors From All Locations
Banner Health has banned most visitors at its locations just a day after implementing hospital restrictions aimed at preventing spread of the coronavirus.
March 20, 2020
Ducey Urges Calm At Grocery Stores, Buying Only What You Need
Gov. Doug Ducey urged calm at grocery stores as the state takes more significant measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
March 20, 2020
ASU Economics Professor Explains How Oil Price Drop Affects The U.S.
The extended reach of coronavirus, a battle for market share between Russia and Saudi Arabia, and reduced demand have sent the price of oil plunging. To talk more about that is Bart Hobijn, professor of economics at ASU.
March 20, 2020
Glenn Hamer: Duceys Coronavirus Response Just Right
Gov. Doug Ducey closed bars, movie theaters and gyms in Arizona counties affected by the coronavirus. His order leaves a great deal of uncertainty for the business community.
March 20, 2020
President Michael Crow Explains ASU Moving Classes Online
In an email to the ASU community, President Michael Crow announced that in-person classes will be moved online "wherever possible" and most public events are also suspended.
March 20, 2020
The Friday NewsCap March 20, 2020
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Paul Bentz of HighGround and Julie Erfle, communications consultant at Erfle Uncuffed.
March 20, 2020
AZ National Guard Adds Logitistics Expertise To Coronavirus Response
The head of the Arizona National Guard says it has the ability to manage large-scale logistics, deliver things in bulk and get them to the most rural parts of the state. Gov. Doug Ducey has called up the military force to ensure Arizonans have access to food during the coronavirus pandemic.
March 20, 2020
Emergency Budget Plans Stall In Arizona House
Efforts to enact a no-growth budget to keep the state running in the face of COVID-19 hit a wall late Thursday.
March 20, 2020
AZ Legislature Considers Changes To Unemployment Eligibility
State lawmakers were working to change the definition of "unemployed" now that thousands of Arizonans are out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic. This would make unemployment benefits easier to collect for someone furloughed or quarantined.
March 20, 2020
ADC Sells Prison Toilet Paper To Employees At Cost
Members of a private Facebook group for Arizona Correctional Officers say the Department of Corrections is selling prison toilet paper to employees at cost during a pandemic that has caused shortages of personal hygiene products.
March 20, 2020
Arizona Doctor Explains Coronavirus Study
A sobering report from Imperial College London is believed to have elevated the federal government’s response to the coronavirus crisis. The report said the pandemic could kill more than 1 million Americans. And that’s even if the sick get isolated, people are home-quarantined, and seniors practice social distancing.
March 20, 2020
Schools Proposal Lifts Minimum Days Requirements
Arizona's House and Senate voted unanimously on Thursday evening to take the pressure off public schools worried about making up lost days amid the coronavirus pandemic.
March 20, 2020

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