KJZZ News

Q&AZ: What Is Ozone Pollution?
Phoenix has exceeded ozone health standards 32 days since May. A listener wanted to know what ozone is, where it comes from and what harm it can do.
Aug. 23, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap August 23, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic and former Attorney General Terry Goddard.
Aug. 23, 2019
Phoenix Water, ASU Use New Grant To Conserve Lawn Water
The city of Phoenix Water Services Department has received a grant for a new water conservation program. The $100,000 will be used to pilot a technology to reduce lawn water usage by 40 to 45 percent.
Aug. 23, 2019
Review Of Small Mouth Sounds At Stray Cat Theatre
Life is a messy, uncomfortable business, and playwright Bess Wohl is here to remind us of that. If her play, "Small Mouth Sounds," isn’t especially graceful, that’s fair enough: neither are the themes it gently pokes into.
Aug. 23, 2019
Arizona Cities Face Recycling Collapse Without State, Federal Dollars
Tucson will reduce its recycling collection to every other week starting the last week of September. The announcement comes a week after Surprise halted its program. Several cities in Arizona are making adjustments since China stopped buying U.S. recyclables almost two years ago. But, Phoenix is still maintaining its services.
Aug. 23, 2019
DNC Chairman To Raise Funds In Mexico
The Democratic National Committee chairman will appear at two fundraising events in Mexico City next month — one a happy hour and another a dinner.
Aug. 23, 2019
Tracing The Migrant Journey: Yuma
On the Arizona border, people from all over the world have gathered to cross into Arizona's desert. So what does that shift look like once they get into Arizona? KJZZ's Michel Marizco reports from Yuma.
Special Report: Tracing The Migrant Journey
Aug. 22, 2019
Barrow Institute Study Finds Growing Fear Of Concussion Among Teens, Parents
A new survey conducted by the Barrow Neurological Institute shows an increasing awareness among respondents of the dangers of contact sports. According to the Barrow Institute, a survey of 477 teens and 469 adults living in Arizona shows a growing fear of concussion.
Aug. 22, 2019
DEA: More Than 1M Fentanyl Pills Seized In Arizona This Year
More than a million fentanyl pills have been seized in Arizona this year, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. Officials say fentanyl seizures have more than tripled in Arizona since 2016, when the pills were first reported.
Aug. 22, 2019
New Book Sets Guidelines For Police During Protests
Two years ago today, President Trump held a rally in Phoenix that saw clashes between police and protesters. ASU criminologist Ed Maguire was observing with three PhD students when he found himself more directly involved than he’d expected.
Aug. 22, 2019
AZ Congressmen Host Rountable On Valley Fever
On Wednesday, two Arizona congressmen discussed a bipartisan measure they hope will combat Valley fever.
Aug. 22, 2019
AG Brnovich Weighs In On Dropped Tuition Lawsuit
The state Court of Appeals won’t let a suit over university tuition rates go forward.
Aug. 22, 2019
ASU Now Offering Disability Studies Bachelors Program
As Arizona State University rolls out the welcome mat for students this week, it’s also rolling out a new disability studies bachelor’s degree program.
Aug. 22, 2019
Wells Fargo Agrees To Pay Navajo $6.5 Million Settlement
The Navajo Nation announced Thursday that it has settled a lawsuit with Wells Fargo Bank over predatory practices that targeted Navajo people. Under the terms of the settlement, Wells Fargo will pay the Navajo Nation $6.5 million.
Aug. 22, 2019
Too Many Trees: Forest Service Re-Ups Efforts To Find Contractors
The U.S. Forest Service is offering up one of the largest Requests for Proposals in the history of the agency in an attempt to make real progress on the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
Aug. 22, 2019
Museum Fire To Cost More Than $12 Million
Agencies that fought a wildfire that burned north of Flagstaff expect it to cost more than $12 million. The fire sparked on July 21 and was declared fully contained on Aug. 15. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.
Aug. 22, 2019
Arizona Takes Measures To Prevent Chronic Wasting Disease
Arizona’s neighboring states — Utah, Colorado and New Mexico — have all recorded incidents of Chronic Wasting Disease. In an attempt to keep the disease from coming into Arizona, the state’s Game and Fish Department is taking a number of steps.
Aug. 22, 2019
Sounds Of The City: The Bat Cave
Listen to Hally Cokenias leading a tour of the Phoenix Bat Cave as they watch the nocturnal creatures to fly into the night.
Aug. 22, 2019
Residents With Disabilities Face Challenges In AZ Heat
The Valley is no longer under an excessive heat warning, but temperatures are still expected to approach 110 today. But bus riders with disabilities, in particular, face a number of challenges when the temperatures rise.
Aug. 22, 2019
Phoenix Rescue Dog To Star In Live-Action Lady And The Tramp
Two-year-old terrier mix "Monte" was rescued by HALO Animal Rescue last year, and Hollywood scouts fell in love with the friendly mutt.
Aug. 22, 2019

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