KJZZ News

New SpaceX Satellites Worry Stargazers In Tucson
The Tucson-based International Dark-Sky Association fears the increasing number of satellites like the ones from SpaceX will impact the landscape of night skies for people and animals.
June 5, 2019
City Could Tear Down AZ
Luke-Greenway American Legion Post 1 is making plans to celebrate 100 years in its original Phoenix location. But it’s unlikely the post will mark 101 years at the same spot. In 1919, it became one of the first posts chartered in the United States. In 1920, a charter member deeded the land to Phoenix in exchange for the post getting a 99-year lease. Now, the city's looking to sell.
June 5, 2019
Woman Who Lifted Arizona Mosque Items Gets Probation
A woman captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend lifted Qurans and other items from an Arizona mosque was sentenced Tuesday to two years of probation for an aggravated criminal damage conviction.
June 5, 2019
Churches Sue Patriot Movement AZ, AZ Patriots
A new lawsuit against two far-right Arizona groups alleges that they threaten and harass people who help migrants dropped off at churches by federal authorities.
June 4, 2019
Health Software Group Settles With 16 States Over Breach
The lawsuit came about after a 2015 data breach related to a health care software company called Medical Informatics Engineering. The breach affected the health data of about 26,000 Arizonans, according to the Attorney General's Office.
June 4, 2019
U.S. House Passes DREAM Act
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the DREAM Act by a margin of 50 votes. The legislation creates a pathway to citizenship for children who were brought to the country when their parents entered illegally.
June 4, 2019
Mexico-U.S. Tariff Tension Is Opportunity For States
A Mexican delegation of high-ranking officials is still in Washington preparing to dialogue with the U.S. government. Their plan is to avoid the enactment of President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs to Mexican goods. As tensions linger, an opportunity for border states arises.
June 4, 2019
From Both Sides of US-Mexico Border, An Attempt To Stop Trump’s Tariffs
Top Mexican officials and members of congress are trying to keep President Donald Trump from carrying out a threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports.
June 4, 2019
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

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