As large numbers of migrant families are being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border and the Trump administration ramps up its rhetoric, Fronteras Desk reporter Michel Marizco breaks down the latest immigration news.
Chandler will begin a $5.4 million road expansion by the end of this year to prepare for the expansion of an Intel factory. The new $7 billion Intel computer chip factory, called Fab 42, is expected to create more than 1,000 new jobs to the area.
The National Park Service has announced that the Grand Canyon National Park has officially received its International Dark Sky Park certification. The park has been working for three years to meet the requirements that were set forth, specifically to retrofit 67 percent of the 5,000 exterior light fixtures.
Reverse mortgages can be a way for homeowners over 62 years old to increase their cash flow. But they can also cause problems for their families in some cases — when those homeowners pass away or if they have to move out of their homes.
The Arizona Corporation Commission will discuss when utilities like APS can shut off a customer’s power for failure to pay. This follows news that an APS customer died after her power was turned off on a 107-degree day in 2018.
After a correctional officer leaked surveillance video showing how easily security could be compromised in state prisons, Arizona Department of Corrections officials have been shopping for new cell door locks.
In Mexico City, the government established a gender neutral policy to public school uniforms, allowing children to use skirts or pants regardless of their gender. But how hard will it be for the measure to promote tolerance and diversity?
On Saturday, KJZZ received two national journalism awards from the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated. “Below the Rim: Life Inside the Grand Canyon" and “The Conversation Is Changing Around Miscarriage And Infant Loss As More Women Tell Their Stories Online" both took first place.
KJZZ received a national Edward R. Murrow Award for continuing coverage of the Arizona #RedForEd teacher strike last year. Senior field correspondents Casey Kuhn and Mariana Dale lead the station’s reporting.
Plans are underway to reactivate three historic buildings along Grand Avenue in Phoenix. The Phoenix City Council will be asked Wednesday afternoon to approve a $100,000 grant for the property on the corner of Ninth and Grand avenues.