KJZZ News

The Pulse: Our Plastic Footprint Sinks, Right To The Bottom Of The Sea
When we think of plastic in the ocean, we tend to think of it floating on the surface. Maybe you’ve heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and envision an island-sized carpet of trash floating in the middle of the sea? In fact, it’s so much more than that.
May. 13, 2019
Trump Tariffs May Flatten Arizona
On Friday, the Trump administration increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, from 10 percent to 25 percent. Goods made from imported aluminum and steel are being hit twice — after also being tariffed last year. For Arizona grocery stores, the additional aluminum tariff is a dent in the canned beverage business.
May. 13, 2019
Mexico’s President Wants To Decriminalize Illegal Drugs — But Which?
Mexico's president is proposing major drug reform in his country, decriminalizing illegal drugs and transferring resources from fighting drug trafficking to efforts towards reducing drug addiction.
May. 13, 2019
Speeding Case Against AZ Legislator Remains Pending
A speeding case against former state legislator Paul Mosley who was caught bragging on video about driving over 120 mph remains in the fact-finding stages.
May. 13, 2019
CDC Launches New Protocol For Early Detection Of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has seen a record number of tick-borne diseases. That's spurred the CDC to launch a new protocol for recognizing a strain found here in the Southwest.
May. 13, 2019
Departing UA Students
The Salvation Army is partnering with University of Arizona Housing to collect and sell household items students leave behind as they depart campus this weekend.
May. 13, 2019
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Sometimes You Can
In some emergencies, medical professionals can bypass informed consent. KJZZ medical commentator Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
May. 13, 2019
Scorpion Encounters In The Home To Rise As Weather Heats Up
As temperatures are heating up, scorpion encounters are on the rise again, but according to experts your chances of meeting one are more likely inside your home than outside.
May. 11, 2019
Jill Biden Stops In Phoenix During Book Tour
Her visit to promote her memoir comes not long after her husband Joe officially entered the 2020 presidential race.
May. 10, 2019
Bezos’ Blue Origin Plans To Carry ASU Payloads To Moon
Jeff Bezos has announced long-term plans for his space company Blue Origin, and Arizona State University will be along for the ride. The Amazon founder advocates going to space to save Earth, a vision that includes a permanent moon presence, off-world mining and eventual space habitats.
May. 10, 2019
Grand Canyon To Spray Herbicide On Invasive Plants
Grand Canyon National Park staff will spray herbicide on invasive plants on the north rim next week.
May. 10, 2019
Hear From Phoenix City Council Candidates
Two seats were left open when Kate Gallego left her District 8 City Council seat to run for the office and District 5 Rep. Daniel Valenzuela left his seat to run against her. The Show invited each candidate to talk about issues important in their districts ahead of the May 21 runoff election.
May. 10, 2019
The Takeaway: Politics With Amy Walter —
It used to be that everyone wanted to run for Senate. Now, not so much. At least for the Democrats.
May. 10, 2019
Study: Air Pollution Significant At 96 Percent Of National Parks
As summer nears many families will head to national parks for fresh air. Well a new study released this week found 96 percent of national parks have air pollution problems.
May. 10, 2019
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KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week.
May. 10, 2019
Phoenix Police Team Trainer Aims To
Detective Sabrina Taylor is the Crisis Intervention Team training coordinator for Phoenix Police. Her team brings every stakeholder to the table — from law enforcement and behavioral health professionals to advocates — to address the problem.
May. 10, 2019
Firefighters Dealing With Denied Compensation Claims
Some Arizona firefighters are fighting more than fires — they’re also fighting their cities.
May. 10, 2019
LDS Church Makes Changes On Weddings, LGBT Rights
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this month announced a change to its policy on weddings, in an effort to allow more friends and family members to be able to take part in them.
May. 10, 2019
U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Makes Bipartisan Shift
President Trump hasn't forgotten the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's criticism during the 2016 campaign, so the powerful lobbying organization is moving to be more bipartisan.
May. 10, 2019
AZ Superintendent Creates Position Focused On Equity
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman is hiring for a new position: an associate superintendent of equity, diversity and inclusion.
May. 10, 2019

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