KJZZ News

Lowell Anniversary Marks 125 Years With Celebration
How does an observatory celebrate its 125th anniversary? Remember: Restoring Pluto to planetary status is not an option. Lowell Observatory, which has embarked on a multi-year expansion plan, will mark its quasquicentennial with a three-day celebration from June 6-8.
May 31, 2019
Godzilla Turns 65
65 years ago, one of the most iconic movie monsters was created, emerging from Japan’s nuclear fallout. His name is Godzilla.
May 31, 2019
For two years, Frontline producer Lauren Mucciolo embedded with the Phoenix Police Department’s Vice Enforcement Unit as they work to tackle a growing problem for her new documentary, "Sex Trafficking in America."
May 31, 2019
Bills That Bombed In The Recent AZ Legislative Session
The Arizona Legislature adjourned Tuesday morning, and that means several bills died before they could get a formal vote.
May 31, 2019
Proposed Settlement In Motel 6 Lawsuit Draws Pushback From AG
A federal judge has denied the Arizona attorney general’s request to formally object to part of a proposed settlement of a lawsuit against Motel 6 for turning guest information over to immigration authorities, but the state’s top lawyer can re-submit his protest later.
May 31, 2019
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To talk about the 2019 legislative session, President Trump’s continuing irritation with the late John McCain, along with unexpected changes on the Corporation Commission and more, former lawmaker Stan Barnes of Copper State Consulting and former lawmaker David Lujan of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress, joined The Show.
May 31, 2019
While Trump Threaten Tariffs, Mexican Senate Starts USMCA Ratification
President Donald Trump threatened on Twitter to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods if the flux of immigrants towards the border wasn’t stopped. But meanwhile, the Mexican government is about to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
May 31, 2019
Federal Court Revives Lawsuit Over Lead Ammunition, Condors
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit challenging the use of lead ammunition in a northern Arizona forest.
May 31, 2019
Sonoran Business Women Visit Phoenix To Build Networks, Create Opportunities
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego met with a group of more than 20 business women from neighboring Sonora, Mexico this week. They were in Phoenix to build networks and strengthen cross-border business ties.
May 31, 2019
Trump Threatens Sanctions, Demands Migration Crackdown
President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs against Mexican imports quickly drew sharp criticism from some Arizona business leaders.
May 31, 2019
Loud Mexico City: Making Sounds For A Living
In Mexico City, many street jobs have become part of the soundscape: from hand-cranked organs and folk musicians to vendors yelling or playing horns. For the last part of the series, a look at the challenges to keep these iconic jobs — and sounds — alive.
Chapter 1: The Loudest Street
Chapter 2: The Vibrating Arts Of Sounds
May 31, 2019
ADC Rescinds Disciplinary Actions Against Whistleblower
An Arizona Department of Corrections employee has been cleared of any wrongdoing after releasing security camera footage that showed unsafe conditions in a state prison.
May 30, 2019
Hepatitis A Confirmed In 2 Cases In Prisons
The Arizona Department of Corrections has confirmed two cases of hepatitis A in inmates in state prisons. Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by a virus, and is normally transmitted from person to person or through contaminated food or water.
May 30, 2019
Arizona Department Of Corrections Adding Beds To House Rising Female Population
After reports of overcrowding at the state women’s prison from inmates and their families, KJZZ has learned the Arizona Department of Corrections is building more beds to accommodate a growing population.
May 30, 2019
Meghan McCain Responds To Moving Military Ship
Meghan McCain has responded to reports that a military ship with her father’s name on it was moved out of sight of President Donald Trump during his visit to Japan.
May 30, 2019
Tensions Raised Over Mexican Tomato Imports
In recent weeks KJZZ has reported on a bitter dispute over imported Mexican tomatoes as well as a massive threatened strike in Sonora, Mexico, the state to Arizona's south. To get the latest we've got Murphy Woodhouse on the line from our Fronteras Desk in Sonora's capital, Hermosillo.
May 30, 2019
Navajo Receive Federal Loan To Complete Solar Farm
The federal government is loaning the Navajo Nation $94 million to complete a solar farm and help reduce customer’s electricity rates.
May 30, 2019
Area Agency On Aging Opens Resource Center
Arizona’s elderly population is growing and the Area Agency on Aging is one of many organizations that provide support to caregivers and seniors. Now, the Agency has opened a resource center to meet the growing need.
May 30, 2019
How Long Will Arizona
The overall U.S. economy continues to be in a strong place, with seemingly healthy job growth and unemployment numbers. Arizona is one of the states leading the pack when it comes to a continuing expansion of positive economic news.
May 30, 2019
Arizona Chamber Of Commerce Backs New State Budget
Arizona lawmakers worked through the night over the holiday weekend to pass a nearly $12 billion budget, one that drew criticism from Democrats and many teachers involved in the #RedForEd Movement.
May 30, 2019

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