KJZZ News

Phoenix Restricts Trails For Hikers On Fourth Of July
While summer holidays draw people outdoors, Phoenix is limiting access to popular trailheads this Fourth of July. Beginning at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Phoenix park rangers will close entrance gates to Camelback Mountain, Papago Park, South Mountain Park and other popular hiking trails.
June 30, 2019
Mesa Police Unions Hold Public Meeting On Opposition To Batista
Weeks after a no-confidence vote in Mesa Police Chief Ramon Batista, Mesa police unions held a semi-public meeting Friday night, outlining their grievances against Batista’s leadership.
June 29, 2019
Ducey, Pavlovich Meet At Arizona-Mexico Commission
Gov. Doug Ducey and Gov. Claudia Pavlovich took part in the last day of the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s 60th birthday celebration Friday. Getting Congress to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement was on the tip of both governors’ tongues throughout the day.
June 29, 2019
Gas Prices Drop As June Comes To An End
The average gas price in Arizona dropped by 4 cents from last week, standing at $2.90.
June 29, 2019
ADOT: Pedestrian Tunnel Near Mariposa Port Of Entry Now Open For 24 Hours
The Arizona Department of Transportation announced Friday that a pedestrian tunnel near the Mariposa port of entry will now be open for 24 hours.
June 29, 2019
St. Vincent De Paul Extending Hours For Heat Sanctuary
Saint Vincent de Paul is extending hours at three of its Valley dining rooms to serve as heat sanctuaries during the summer.
June 29, 2019
Mexico Says it Wants to Review Major Pipeline Contracts
Mexico has given notice to at least two companies behind major natural gas pipelines that it wants to review elements of their contracts.
June 28, 2019
134 Migrants Found In Locked Tractor Trailer In Mexico
The Mexican government’s recent crackdown on migrants has pushed many to risky routes and means of transportation.
June 28, 2019
Journey To Find Arizonas Cuisine — Tepary Beans
What is Arizona cuisine? That’s the question Phoenix New Times food critic Chris Malloy is attempting to answer in his year-long series “Sonoran Arcana,” and he brings The Show along with him on the journey each month. This time, it's all about native Arizona crops. The Show joined Malloy for Ramona Farms tepary beans at Phoenix City Grille.
June 28, 2019
Phoenix: No City Facilities Suitable For Migrant Families
As humanitarian groups work to turn a former Phoenix elementary school into a temporary shelter for migrant families, the city publicly responds to requests for help.
June 28, 2019
After SCOTUS Decision, AZ Dems Worry About Redistricting
Arizona has an independent redistricting commission that draws state voting districts for Congress and the state Legislature. But Democrats are still worried about the Supreme Court’s decision that federal courts can’t review how districts are drawn.
June 28, 2019
Plaintiff In Census Citizenship Case Not Ready To Sit Back Yet
The Supreme Court put a controversial 2020 Census question about citizenship status on hold, but plaintiff Alejandro Chavez says organizers have a long way to go to repair trust within the communities where immigrants live.
June 28, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap June 28, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Jon Gabriel, editor-in-chief of Ricochet.com, and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera.
June 28, 2019
Trade War, Tariffs Top Of List At G20 Summit
Arizona is classified by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as a state that has "significant damage" from the U.S.-China trade war. While Mexico is Arizona's top trading partner, $593 million of Arizona's exports to China are threatened to be tariffed, according to the Chamber.
June 28, 2019
In Sonora, Warrior Searchers Take Up Search For Missing Loved Ones
As in many Mexican states, hundreds of Sonorans have gone missing in recent years. Official investigations often don’t turn up suspects or bodies, leaving family members to wonder and worry about their son, brother or husband’s fate. Some, however, have taken it upon themselves to find those bodies, and have recently had a fair amount of tragic success.
June 28, 2019
Yarnell To Honor Granite Mountain Hotshots
The town of Yarnell will hold a ceremony honoring the Granite Mountain Hotshots this Sunday, six years to the day that 19 of them died battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
June 28, 2019
Former Mexican Ambassador To U.S. Talks Trade, Migration
The former Mexican ambassador to the United States talked trade and migration during a luncheon to celebrate the Arizona-Mexico Commission’s 60th birthday.
June 27, 2019
Crews Clean Up Suppression Efforts Behind Woodbury Fire
Fire management crews are coming in behind the Woodbury Fire this week to clean up suppression efforts. A 22-person crew gathered cut junipers and bushes five miles south of the fire. They were working between Superior and Globe in a small community called Top-of-the-World.
June 27, 2019
Lyft Now Available To Medicaid Patients For Non-Emergency Rides
Medicaid patients will have access to the Lyft rideshare program for medical transportation. Arizona is the first state to offer rideshare as an option for non-emergency medical transportation.
June 27, 2019
Judge: McSally Can Hold Onto Seat Until 2020 Election
Sen. Martha McSally will not have to stand for another election before next year’s general election. A federal judge ruled Thursday afternoon that McSally can hold onto the seat she was appointed to.
June 27, 2019

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