KJZZ News

White Tank Mountain Park Without Water This Week
As the weather heats up, hikers in the West Valley should be extra cautious when going to White Tank Mountain Regional Park this week. The county-run park has to shut off the water to repair a leak by Friday.
June 4, 2019
Arizona Removed From 10-Year Drought Designation
Thanks to an unusually wet May, the U.S. Drought Monitor has removed Arizona from a 10-year drought designation. Are the state's water problems over?
June 4, 2019
Supreme Court Passes On Trump Administration
The Trump administration's efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will have to wait a little longer for its day in court, but the roughly 800,000 DACA recipients remain uncertain about their futures.
June 4, 2019
Large Crowds Gather To Protest Donald Trump In London
President Trump’s visit to Great Britain continues today. Despite Trumps claims that reports of protests are "fake news," BBC correspondent Rich Preston reports that large crowds had gathered to protest against the president.
June 4, 2019
Policymakers Across America Debate Prison Reform
Mass incarceration in the U.S. is an increasingly growing concern among policymakers on both sides of the aisle. The U.S. has five percent of the world’s population but 25 percent of its prisoners.
June 4, 2019
Original Copy Of Treaty Returns To The Navajo Nation
An original copy of the Treaty of 1868 now belongs to the Navajo Nation.
June 4, 2019
New Adaptive Reuse Project Coming To Camelback, 4th Avenue
Fans of mid-century modern buildings are getting excited about an adaptive reuse project on West Camelback Road as it gets closer to completion.
June 4, 2019
Ducey Prefers Focus On Border Safety Rather Than Tariffs
The U.S. and Arizona Chambers of Commerce may be nervous about President Donald Trump's plan to impose multiple tariffs on Mexico, but Governor Doug Ducey is not.
June 4, 2019
Arizona Attorneys Question Guidance For Students With Disabilities And Graduation
If you have a child with disabilities and have had challenges related to high school graduation KJZZ’s Mariana Dale wants to talk to you. Email her at [email protected] or call 480-774-8237.
June 4, 2019
Gilbert Combats Feral Cats; Animal Group Criticizes Method
The town of Gilbert has issued an ordinance to prevent community members from feeding stray cats on public property. But some people think there are better ways to deal with the cat population.
June 4, 2019
UA Testing
Toxic chemicals from military explosives have done severe environmental harm. But researchers from the University of Arizona are working to lessen the impact of new explosives.
June 4, 2019
3 Navajo Code Talkers Die In A Month
Navajo Code Talker William Tully Brown died Monday, making him the third Navajo Code Talker to pass in the last month. He was 96.
June 4, 2019
Rescuers Prepare For  Monsoon Season — But The Public Can Help
Monsoon season is almost here. The National Weather Service says it starts June 15 and lasts through Sept. 30. And with storms comes a risk of getting stuck in a flash flood, which means Arizona rescuers may have to spring into action at a moment’s notice. Here's how air rescue technicians stay storm-ready.
June 4, 2019
Phoenix Chief ‘Shocked’ By Hate Speech Alleged In Facebook Posts
An investigation into the Facebook posting habits of police officers around the country shows some disturbing trends. The Plain View Project counted 282 posts with racist and violent language identified as being connected to Phoenix officers.
June 3, 2019
SRP Adopts New Sustainability Goals
SRP adopted new sustainability goals on Monday that included reducing carbon dioxide emissions and water use. The utility aims to lower the amount of carbon dioxide it emits per megawatt-hour by 62 percent from 2005 levels by the year 2035.
June 3, 2019
More Visitors Plus Less Funding Could Equal A Troubled Future For State Parks
State parks benefit conservation and community health. But those benefits come at a cost — one that could soon grow prohibitively expensive, according to new research. The study appears in the journal PNAS.
June 3, 2019
BLM Proposes 4 Sites For Recreational Shooting
The Bureau of Land Management is proposing four sites for recreational shooting in the Phoenix metro area.
June 3, 2019
Cool Spring Means Rush Of Mexican Grapes Before Threatened Tariffs
The late season surge comes after tomato duties and another 5-percent of threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports.
June 3, 2019
Mexico Aims To Stop Trump
Some of Mexico's highest ranking government officials are in Washington this week, pulling out all the stops in an effort to de-escalate tensions over immigration. They want to keep President Trump from slapping punitive tariffs on all imports.
June 3, 2019
Portrait Artist Injects Diversity Into The Traditional Genre
Portraiture has been a significant part of art for centuries, to the point that, for some, it’s too traditional and associated with older generations rather than our current, more diverse population and culture.
June 3, 2019

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