KJZZ News

AZ Pension System Criticized For Frivolous Spending
Upscale meals, pricey hotel stays and more than $2,000 on staff Christmas gifts. Those are just a few of the things administrators of the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System spent money on.
Nov. 27, 2019
Rideshare Drivers Prepare For Thanksgiving Travel Rush
As we head into the Thanksgiving weekend, we are reminded, repeatedly, that these are the busiest travel days of the year.
Nov. 27, 2019
How To Be Civil With Family Members This Thanksgiving
Sitting around the dinner table on holidays with family members, maybe some you don’t see all that often, can also often lead to arguing.
Nov. 27, 2019
As Anxiety Increases Among Students, Can Colleges Help?
More college students than ever before are reporting feelings of anxiety or depression. There is a plethora of reasons — ranging from being away from home for the first time, financial challenges, even relationship issues.
Nov. 27, 2019
KJZZ Reporter Recounts Personal Journey Through A Podcast
Over the last few years, KJZZ's Kathy Ritchie has been covering aging issues, but for Kathy, her work was also personal.
Nov. 27, 2019
Regulators Want An Investigation Into APSs Rate Tool
Arizona Public Service said it will repay about 12,000 customers who may have been led to sign up for rate plans that, instead of saving them money, could cost them hundreds of dollars more each year.
Nov. 27, 2019
ASU Editorial: Experts Must Consider Biodiversity In Combating Climate Change Effects
Climate conditions affect, and are affected by, the vast and varied web of life forms across our planet. In a recent editorial, Arizona State University’s Kip Hodges and colleagues explained how experts must embrace that interplay as they ponder climate change.
Nov. 27, 2019
The Takeaway: Continuing Concerns About Political Ads on Social Media
Twitter announced it was banning political ads. But Facebook has continued to take a more hands-off approach.
Nov. 27, 2019
Two Guys On Your Head: Rethinking The Work Week For A Happier Life
In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about how to rethink your approach to work for a happier life.
Nov. 27, 2019
Suns Owner Sells Home For Record Price
The owner of the Phoenix Suns, Robert Sarver, set a record after his Paradise Valley mansion sold for $19.25 million. It’s the highest-price ever paid for a single-family home in Arizona.
Nov. 27, 2019
AZ Lawmaker Wants To Regulate Pesticides In Marijuana
Saying he doesn't trust the industry, a top Senate Republican wants an outright ban on the use of certain chemicals that can used on the marijuana that Arizonans smoke, eat or drink.
Nov. 27, 2019
Agency Rolls Out Farm-To-Food-Bank Program
The Arizona Food Bank Network on Tuesday rolled out a new program called “Friends of the Farm.” The pilot program will receive $250,000 from the state for its operations.
Nov. 26, 2019
Phoenix Holds Job Event For Laid-Off St. Lukes  Workers
Phoenix is holding a hiring event for employees out of work due to the recent closure of St. Luke’s Medical Center in the city.
Nov. 26, 2019
State Route 67 To North Rim Closed Ahead Of Snowstorm
A seasonal road closure was pushed up as heavy snowfall projected over the holiday weekend threatened more road closures.
Nov. 26, 2019
Mayors Call For More Action On Climate Change
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Tucson Mayor-elect Regina Romero are calling on Arizona’s congressional delegation to take action on climate change.
Nov. 26, 2019
U.S. Busing Migrants From Tucson To El Paso
The Trump administration has started busing migrants it has captured in southern Arizona all the way to El Paso. Then the migrants are funneled into Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, to await their asylum hearing hundreds of miles away from where they first arrived.
Nov. 26, 2019
La Mora Massacre Underscores Mexico Violence Spike
The murders of three mothers and six young children in Sonora earlier this month shocked people on both sides of the border. 2018 saw record levels of violence in Mexico, but its homicide rate two years earlier was pretty much in the middle of those countries in the Americas.
Nov. 26, 2019
After La Mora Massacre, Mexico Says Terrorism Designation Not Needed
Nine people, six of them children, were killed in the attack, carried out by suspected drug cartel members.It's those groups that some victims' family members would like to see designated terrorist organizations.
Nov. 26, 2019
Republic Report: Slow Records Request At Gov.s Office
If an agency withholds or doesn’t even create documentation from the beginning, officials could be in violation of the public records law. Now, The Arizona Republic is reporting that a questionable pattern has emerged out of Gov. Doug Ducey’s office.
Nov. 26, 2019
UA Disowns Fraternity After Abuse Allegations
Since 2012, several fraternities have lost recognition at the University of Arizona for various reasons, from hazing to alcohol and violence or misuse of funds. So, where does all of that leave Greek life at the university? For that, The Show spoke with Kendal Washington White, the university’s vice provost for campus life and dean of students.
Nov. 26, 2019

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