KJZZ News

Corporation Commission Considers Changing Rules Regarding Where You Get Your Electricity
Right now in Arizona, none of us have a choice in where we get our electricity. Here in the Valley, it’s either APS or SRP that we send our payments to each month. But now the Arizona Corporation Commission is considering changing this.
Feb. 25, 2020
The Pulse: How Science Inspires Horror Movies
Think of some of the iconic movie monsters: Frankenstein, Dracula, the Mummy, Godzilla. What do they have in common? They certainly make great Halloween costumes, but they also share origins in scientific discoveries and the fears they inspired.
Feb. 25, 2020
The Takeaway: What Weinstein
After weeks of a highly public and emotional trial, the jury in the Harvey Weinstein trial has reached a decision. The disgraced Hollywood mogul was found guilty of third-degree rape and first-degree criminal sexual assault.
Feb. 25, 2020
Senate OKs Redistricting Rules Over Democratic Objections
Republicans in the state Senate have given initial approval to a measure that would ask voters to limit the population differences between Arizona’s 30 legislative districts over opposition from Democrats. The measure by Sen. J.D. Mesnard would require the state’s redistricting commission to create districts with a maximum difference of 5,000 people.
Feb. 25, 2020
How Page Is Changing In Wake Of Navajo Generating Stations Closure
In northern Arizona, workers are in the process of decommissioning the west’s largest coal-fired power plant. Two Page Middle School students have noticed some changes in their town since the shut down. They interviewed their community about those changes.
What Should We Do With Freed Up Water After Closure Of NGS?
Feb. 25, 2020
Federal Court Settlement: EPA Must Fulfill Clean Air Act Duties Regarding AZ
A federal court says the Environmental Protection Agency must approve a state plan for reducing fine particulate pollution, like soot, across Arizona – or put forth one of its own.
Feb. 24, 2020
With Femicides Rising, Women March Again In Sonora
Some protesters also broke into the state judiciary headquarters, setting a fire and causing other property damage.
Feb. 24, 2020
Pima County Court Warns Scammers Are Spoofing Calls
Officials from the Arizona Superior Court in Pima County are warning residents to keep an ear out for phony phone calls seemingly coming from its main phone number.
Feb. 24, 2020
Spin Adds 2 Scooter Charging Hubs To Downtown Phoenix
After extending its contract with Phoenix, scooter company Spin is establishing two designated charging areas downtown. Spin’s new parking corrals are located at East First and Taylor streets and East Fifth and Monroe streets. These were the two most popular places rides are ended. The spaces are designed to encourage riders to park and re-charge scooters properly.
Feb. 24, 2020
The Takeaway: Trump Administration Targets U.S. Intelligence Community
Last week, President Donald Trump announced Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, as the acting director of national intelligence.
Feb. 24, 2020
How A Murder Probe Tore An Appalachian Town Apart
Author Emma Copley Eisenberg moved from New York City to West Virginia. It led her to write her first book, "The Third Rainbow Girl," about a double murder that tore apart the isolated mountain community.
Feb. 24, 2020
BBC Look-Ahead: Deal Between U.S., Taliban Could Lead to Wind Down Of Americas Longest War
A deal expected to be signed this week between the U.S. and the Taliban could lead to a winding down of America’s longest war. That is one of the key international stories in the coming days, and with The Show for our weekly look at some of them is the BBC’s Audrey Tinline.
Feb. 24, 2020
Reporter Looks Into Call Records Between Phoenix Police, ICE
Signed into law in 2010 by then-Gov. Jan Brewer, SB 1070 required Arizona law enforcement officers to investigate the immigration status of people they suspect of being in the country illegally. Now, Arizona Republic reporter Uriel J. Garcia looked at records of calls between the Phoenix Police Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement from recent years.
Feb. 24, 2020
Groups Gather Ahead Of Phoenix Vote On Police Civilian Oversight Model
On Tuesday, the Phoenix City Council will hold its first vote on civilian oversight of the Phoenix Police Department. KJZZ’s Bret Jaspers is getting ready for the press conference being held this morning by coalition members, including Equality Arizona, Poder in Action and the local chapter of Black Lives Matter.
Feb. 24, 2020
What To Watch Out For In Spring Training This Year
It's The Show's favorite time of year in the Valley. We're talking about spring training season! The Show met Cactus League reporter and baseball historian Charlie Vascellaro for what’s become an annual segment on what to watch for in spring training each year.
Feb. 24, 2020
ASU Mens Basketball Team In Rarified Pac-12 Air
ASU's men’s basketball team is on a seven-game win streak. The Sun Devils stand alone in first place in the Pac-12 with four conference games left to go. Joining The Show now to talk about this is Doug Haller, who covers the Sun Devils for The Athletic.
Feb. 24, 2020
Boas: New Bill Would Allow Community Colleges To Offer 4-Year Degrees
A bill that would allow community colleges to offer four-year degrees in Arizona has passed the Senate Education Committee. Republic columnist Bob Robb wrote about the legislation this weekend, and Editorial Page Director Phil Boas spoke with The Show about it in his weekly appearance.
Feb. 24, 2020
What Should We Do With Freed Up Water After Closure Of Navajo Generating Station?
The closure of coal-fired power plants like the Navajo Generating Station leaves questions about new energy sources, economics and water. Joining The Show now to tell us about the unique debates raised by this freed up water is Luke Runyon with KUNC in Colorado.
Feb. 24, 2020
Why Its Important For AZ Native Americans To Be Counted In Census
Officials are working to ensure that Native Americans are counted in the 2020 census. The Show sat down with Kristine Firethunder, director of Tribal Relations for Gov. Ducey, and Alexander Castillo-Nunez with the Intertribal Council of Arizona to talk more about those efforts — and why it’s important for Native Americans in Arizona to be counted.
Feb. 24, 2020
Telemundo Launches Effort To Increase Latino Turnout In 2020 Elections
Telemundo has launched a new initiative aimed at encouraging its viewers to register and vote in this year’s elections. With The Show to talk about what it’ll entail is Jose Diaz-Balart, anchor of Noticias Telemundo, as well as NBC Nightly News Saturday.
Feb. 24, 2020

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