KJZZ News

Arizona Lifts Admissions Freeze At 1 Southwest Key Facility
State health officials have lifted a months-long freeze on admissions to a facility for unaccompanied, undocumented immigrant children, and Southwest Key Programs can now take in a limited number of kids per day in Arizona.
Feb. 28, 2019
Eloy Sued Over Migrant Child
The city of Eloy is being sued for the death of a migrant toddler who passed away shortly after being released from a controversial detention facility in Texas that the Arizona town agreed to sign on for.
Feb. 28, 2019
Scottsdale-Based Axon Loses Patent Challenge
A patent battle spanning three years and seven separate court filings has now ended, as Scottsdale-based taser-maker Axon has lost its final challenge in court.
Feb. 28, 2019
ADOT Beginning Study To Determine An Addition To I-10
A 23-mile stretch of Interstate 10 is being considered for expansion from Phoenix to Casa Grande.
Feb. 28, 2019
SRP Says Winter Storms Helped To Fill Up Reservoirs
After winter storms recently dumped record snow and rain on the Salt and Verde River watersheds, the Salt River Project is releasing water from reservoirs to make room for future runoff.
Feb. 28, 2019
Arizona Company Ordered To Pay $1M For Wage Violations
An Avondale-based electrical contractor has been ordered to pay a million dollars for wage violations.
Feb. 28, 2019
Why March Is Phoenix Sky Harbor’s Busiest Month
With freezing temperatures and snow across much of the country, Arizona attracts people from all over at this time of year looking to thaw out. That makes March Sky Harbor Airport’s busiest month.
Feb. 28, 2019
Water Plant Completes Update To Address Contamination
A water treatment plant completed a costly upgrade Thursday to address newfound contamination from a nearby Superfund site. Amounts of a carcinogenic chemical are now below detection levels.
Feb. 28, 2019
#ArizonaHaiku: Students Share Their Poetry
Some of the youngest poets to send KJZZ an #ArizonaHaiku were students in Bethany Valdivia’s classes at Alhambra Traditional School in Phoenix. Hear and read some of their haiku.
Feb. 28, 2019
On Pluto And Charon, Evidence For A Kinder, Gentler Kuiper Belt
A belt of ice and rock beyond Neptune could retain traces of our solar system’s formative years, but most of its objects are too distant, and too small, to observe from Earth. Now, a novel approach uses data from the New Horizons spacecraft to fill in the blanks.
Feb. 28, 2019
Border Wall Prototypes Demolished
For more than a year, eight border wall prototype panels stood tall between San Diego and Tijuana. Within two hours on Wednesday, they came tumbling down.
Feb. 28, 2019
What To Look Forward To This Spring Training Season
The weather finally cooled off and the sun is out, which means it’s Spring Training season again. Charlie Vascellaro joined The Show for an annual Cactus League conversation.
Feb. 28, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Bull Riding At The Buffalo Chip Saloon
Listen to the sounds of John and Helen Macfarlane watching bull riders at The Buffalo Chip Saloon in Cave Creek.
Feb. 28, 2019
Book Explores An Uncertain Future Of The Grand Canyon
There's a maintenance backlog at Grand Canyon National Park that persists, even as the state celebrates the park’s centennial anniversary. But a far larger challenge looms in the park’s future — climate change.
Feb. 28, 2019
Artist Blends Traditional Jewish Music With Modern Pop
Todd Herzog has been singing as long as he can remember, but it wasn’t until he attempted to major in International Relations that he realized music should be his career. Today, he is the cantorial soloist at the Temple Solel and his music melts the barriers between traditional Jewish music and modern pop.
Feb. 28, 2019
Project Records Youth Deaths From Gun Violence
A little more than a year ago — on February 14th, 2018 — a gunman shot and killed 17 students and staffers at Marjory Stoneman-Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 17 others were also injured in the attack.
Feb. 28, 2019
What SRP Is Up Against When It Comes To Solar
In February, APS announced a renewed emphasis in solar energy, moving toward massive batteries and adding alternative power to the grid. Ryan Randazzo of the Arizona Republic talked with The Show about what the Valley’s other huge energy provider — SRP — is now up against when it comes to solar.
Feb. 28, 2019
U.S. House Passes Bill On Universal Background Checks
When Washington lawmakers took a break during former presidential Attorney Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony, they stepped out to cast a historic vote on gun legislation.
Feb. 28, 2019
Arizona Bill Would Restrict Emergency Voting Centers
Arizona lawmakers are looking to restrict the use of emergency voting, which allows people who can't show up at their polling place to cast a ballot ahead of Election Day.
Feb. 28, 2019
Grand Canyon Park Is Experiencing Wear And Tear
This week, the Grand Canyon celebrated its centennial as a U.S. national park. But in that time, the park has developed a backlog of maintenance projects that need to get done.
Feb. 28, 2019

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