KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes and Barrett Marson of Marson Media.
Mexico’s largest mining company has come under fire for causing environmental damage after it spilled sulfuric acid into the Sea of Cortez last week. Now protesters are calling on the Mexican government to oust the mining company.
The Arizona Corporation Commission has approved a new capital improvement plan for Johnson Utilities. The troubled water and wastewater service utility has been under interim management for nearly a year.
A federal judge has ruled that only some text messages a Border Patrol agent sent after allegedly ramming a Guatemalan immigrant who was running away near the Arizona border can be shown to the jury during his trial.
The sides in a lawsuit over alleged sharing of motel-guest information with immigration authorities are due in federal court Friday, and they’ve asked a judge to give initial approval to a revamped multimillion-dollar settlement.
A Loop 101 widening project continues this weekend in Tempe, the latest closures resulting from the $76 million project. Northbound lanes of the Price Freeway portion of Loop 101 will close for the weekend at 10 p.m. on Friday.
After interviewing well over 100 current and former print and broadcast journalists — mostly women — Kristin Gilger and Julia Wallace wrote the recently-published book "There’s No Crying in Newsrooms."
We asked for your Arizona monsoon photos as part of The Show's 2019 "Monsoon Stories" project. Check out the gallery of submissions (and some we've taken at KJZZ over the years), then send us your own!
During the 2016 election cycle, Arizonans saw hours-long lines outside polling stations for the spring primary. The 2018 cycle saw improvements, but there were still problems with polling stations opening late and ballots being counted slowly.
Arizona Public Service has made headlines this summer for their policy to shut off power to customers who are late to paying their bills. That led to a policy change implemented by the Corporation Commission, which regulates the utility.
The Cellar Fire has burned about 6,500 acres just south of Prescott. Although it is 0% contained, Gabrielle Kenton, spokeswoman for the Prescott National Forest, said the fire is stable due to weather conditions.
Northern Arizona played a major role in the preparation for the Apollo missions. For some more context, The Show spoke with Danielle Adams, deputy director for marketing and communications at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff.
The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the U.S. Forest Service. The environmental group filed notice Wednesday, saying the Forest Service violated a 1998 legal settlement. Back then, the service agreed to keep cattle away from streams in eastern Arizona.