KJZZ News

Sky Harbor Plan Could Reduce Cut-Through Traffic
As part of its long-range plan, Sky Harbor Airport could put the brakes on cut-through traffic. During rush hour, officials said 40 percent of traffic on Sky Harbor Boulevard is just cutting through the airport.
June 17, 2019
Medical Marijuana Deliveries Now Legal in Glendale
As of Jan. 28, Glendale medical marijuana card holders will be able to have cannabis delivered to their homes. The city and its dispensaries said they will benefit from local sales taxes and a decrease of illegal deliveries.
June 16, 2019
Police Release Report On Viral Incident That Drew Lawsuit
Phoenix police have put out a report detailing their side of an incident that led a family to file a $10 million notice of claim against the department. The incident was captured on video and involves a 5-months-pregnant mother.
June 15, 2019
Woodbury Fire Nearly At 26,000 Acres, Could Get Bigger
The Woodbury Fire has now spread across nearly 26,000 acres of Tonto National Forest and remains zero percent contained. An unforeseen weather event significantly increased the acreage of the fire this past week.
June 15, 2019
Tonto Forest Officials Impose Fire Restrictions
Fire restrictions in the Tonto National Forest went into effect Saturday as the weather heats up.
June 15, 2019
State Moves To Revoke License Of Embattled Hacienda HealthCare After Maggots Found
The Arizona Department of Health Services has issued a notice of intent to revoke the license of Hacienda HealthCare, a Phoenix care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth to a baby boy.
June 15, 2019
GCU VP Fired Amid Sexual Assault Allegations
Grand Canyon University is looking for a new vice president after firing former Vice President Roy Shick last weekend amid sexual assault allegations from his time at the University of Washington.
June 14, 2019
Trump Campaign Still Owes Money To Arizona Cities
The Center For Public Integrity reports the president's political committee owes at least 10 U.S. cities almost $1 million for costs related to the president's rallies. That includes unpaid bills for public safety in Mesa and Tucson.
June 14, 2019
Appeals Court Rules On Property Taxes For Farmers, Ranchers
The mere claim by a farmer or rancher of an intent to make a profit -- someday -- is enough to qualify the property for a tax break, the state Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday.
June 14, 2019
Mexican Immigration Commissioner Quits
While the Mexican government pushes its strategy to stop and detain migrants entering from Central America, a resignation on Friday at its main office for migratory affairs rocks the boat.
June 14, 2019
Mexico Deploys National Guard To Stop Migrants
Mexico confirmed the deployment of the newly-formed National Guard to its southern border to stop migrants, as agreed with the U.S. But opponents said the federal government is breaking the law and turning Mexico into the U.S. border wall.
June 14, 2019
AZ Musicians Plan Tom Petty
Singer-songwriter Brian Chartrand from The Project, Live from Laurel Canyon and The Sweet Remains is performing Tom Petty's "Wildflowers" cover to cover with fellow Arizona musicians to celebrate the album's 25th anniversary.
June 14, 2019
Police Release Report On Hacienda Healthcare Rape Case
Six months after an incapacitated woman gave birth to a baby boy at Hacienda Healthcare, Phoenix Police have released their report into the investigation to some news outlets.
June 14, 2019
Census Question Could Cost Arizona A Seat In Congress
If a contentious citizenship question ends up on the 2020 census, it could cost Arizona a much hoped for 10th Congressional seat, according to a new study.
June 14, 2019
Phoenix Mayor Gallego Presents Her First State Of The City
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego gave her first state of the city address on Thursday, highlighting many of the main achievements she has made in her first few months in office.
June 14, 2019
Arizona Farmers Buzzing Over Legal Hemp
Industrial hemp is legal in Arizona, and there's a buzz around the crop. But rules are still being finalized here, which makes hemp both exciting and daunting for Arizona farmers.
June 14, 2019
KJZZ
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Paul Bentz of HighGround and Chip Scutari of Scutari and Cieslak.
June 14, 2019
Reaching Maricopa County
Volunteers counted an estimated 6,200 people living unsheltered in Maricopa County this year. Connecting them to continuous services is no small feat.
June 14, 2019
7-Year-Old Girl Dies Crossing Arizona Border
Federal agents found the body of a 7-year-old girl near the Arizona-Mexico border Wednesday morning. The U.S. Border Patrol and Mexico’s federal police were searching the border region west of Lukeville, Arizona, Thursday afternoon.
June 14, 2019
APS Temporarily Halting Power Disconnections
Arizona Public Service announced that it is reviewing its disconnection policies. The company said it will temporarily stop shutting off power to customers who are behind on payments.
June 13, 2019

Pages