KJZZ News

Part Of I-17 Closed For Investigation Into Fatal Shooting
Part of Interstate 17 in Phoenix remained closed during the metro area's Tuesday morning commute as authorities continued to investigate a shooting late Monday that left a suspect dead and three state troopers injured.
Oct. 30, 2018
UA Climate Center Receives $4.5M Grant From USGS
The director of Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center at the University of Arizona said the grant will allow researchers to examine the Southwest’s most pressing issues with regard to climate change.
Oct. 30, 2018
Officials Urge Street Feeders To Work At Established Agencies
Street feeding ramps up over the holidays, but the established institutions are urging people to work with them instead. Phoenix, county and HSC officials held a press conference on Monday to try to get the message out before Thanksgiving rolls around.
Oct. 30, 2018
Prop 127 Lets Voters Decide Energy Future
Should Arizona’s power companies get half of their energy from renewable sources by 2030? Voters will soon decide that prickly policy question. Proposition 127 would amend Arizona’s constitution with that new renewable energy target.
Oct. 30, 2018
Water Release Experiment Continues In Glen Canyon
The Bureau of Reclamation will increase water releases from Glen Canyon early next week.
Oct. 30, 2018
Gaynor, Hobbs Face Off In Secretary Of State Race
The race to become Arizona’s second-in-command, the Secretary of State, is between Democratic lawmaker Katie Hobbs and Republican political newcomer Steve Gaynor.
Oct. 29, 2018
Election Program Will Work To Prevent Voter Fraud
The U.S. Attorney’s Office will work in conjunction with the Department of Justice’s nationwide Election Day Program for the November elections. The program is meant to ensure everyone can freely exercise their right to vote.
Oct. 29, 2018
Mexico City’s New Airport Gets Canceled
In a referendum, the majority opted for the president-elect’s alternative of improving three airports. But the voting process was tainted by controversy after citizens and several media, including KJZZ, discovered that it was possible to vote several times.
Oct. 29, 2018
Arizona-Based Trucking Companies Indicted On Trade Violations
A federal grand jury has found two Arizona trucking companies illegally used Mexican business visas to bypass trade laws. "Cabotaging" is illegal under the North American Free Trade Agreement, which bans B1 drivers from making direct deliveries to U.S. vendors.
Oct. 29, 2018
Flake: We Can
On Sunday, Sen. Jeff Flake denounced a U.S.-funded international, Spanish-language broadcast program, which used anti-Semitic language about philanthropist George Soros. The senator called for an investigation into how the program was produced and aired at all.
Oct. 29, 2018
Book Explores Immigration From Both Sides Of The Border
The fight over immigration reform and border security has become nastier during the course of this midterm election campaign. Immigrants from Mexico who have come to the United States — some of whom have been here for decades — say they feel less comfortable these days and even targeted for negativity at times.
Oct. 29, 2018
Most States Failing To Meet School Standards For English
A new report from the U.S. Department of Education finds that most states in the country are failing to meet academic targets for English-language learners (ELLs) — and Arizona is no exception.
Oct. 29, 2018
BBC Look-Ahead: More U.S. Sanctions Coming Against Iran
Some European countries could be following Arizona’s lead when it comes to their clocks, and the Cuban leader is set to take his first big foreign trip as president. For more on international stories coming up this week, The Show was joined by BBC’s Rich Preston in London.
Oct. 29, 2018
Boas On The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting
The killings in a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday have renewed conversations about hatred in the U.S. — particularly toward Jewish people — and how the number of related incidents has grown over the past couple of years.
Oct. 29, 2018
Arizona
Gov. Brewer's call to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act led to a contentious special session in which legislative Democrats and a handful of Republicans, agreed to the plan. The Show has a few perspectives on the expansion's five-year anniversary.
Oct. 29, 2018
Political
Congresswoman Debbie Lesko agreed to take down signs that said “fake doctor” with an arrow pointing to the signs for her opponent, Hiral Tipirneni, who is, in fact, a real doctor. And that’s not the only example where opposing messages have popped up next to a candidate or ballot measure’s sign.
Oct. 29, 2018
ESA Students Primarily Moved From Highly Rated Schools
Proposition 305 is on the ballot asking voters to either uphold or get rid of a law that state legislators passed last year to expand the ESA program. But an Arizona Republic analysis has found that most students who use ESAs to go to a private school are leaving wealthier, well-rated school districts.
Oct. 29, 2018
It’s been almost two weeks since rescue crews pulled an Arizona man from the bottom of a 100-foot gold mine shaft. The miner, John Waddell, opened up about his experience during a press conference Sunday.
Oct. 29, 2018
Residents Could Pay $236M In State Taxes
Historically, in tax language, federal tax laws set the tone and state tax laws typically follow. If that’s the case in Arizona, taxpayers could end up paying $236 million to keep the tax code simple.
Oct. 29, 2018
Beyond The Brick And Mortar: Marshall Shore Brings Old Buildings To Life With Ghostly Tales
Call them what you like — ghosts, spirits, haunts, phantoms — October is the time to share their stories. There are the classic scary stories we share over the campfire, and the surreal stories we share about our own encounters. This month we’re talking with people about how they connect to these stories.
Oct. 29, 2018

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