KJZZ News

Fishermen Push Back On New Restrictions In Mexicos Sea Of Cortez
Shrimp season starts in the uppermost part of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez this weekend. And with it hundreds of fishermen plan to return to the water. But that could cause conflict with Mexican authorities over new fishing restrictions in the area.
Sept. 25, 2020
Mexican President Faces Backlash After Mussolini Reference
Some opponents of President Trump have accused him of using fascist references in his speeches. And Mexico’s president is also receiving similar accusations after mentioning one of the most notorious dictators in history.
Sept. 25, 2020
Climate Experts Discuss Threats To AZ And Possible Solutions
A virtual climate panel discussion explored issues of record heat, water shortages and wildfires and how they affect Arizona communities. Panelists discussed the current situation in Arizona, and what needs to be done if the state wants to be sustainable into the 22nd century.
Sept. 25, 2020
Its Like A Scorched Earth: Photographer Documents Border Wall Construction, Impact
John Kurc’s wheelhouse normally is rock stars, concerts or a bride and groom. But, when COVID-19 hit and all of those events stopped, he came to southern Arizona to document the construction of the Trump administration’s wall along our southern border.
Sept. 25, 2020
Legislative Democrat Calling For Colleagues To Take Up Police Reforms
In response to the decision not to charge the officer who shot and killed Dion Johnson, State Rep. Reginald Bolding said, "We must continue to seek legislative changes to ensure this type of violence is not allowed to continue unchecked."
Sept. 25, 2020
Ducey: People In Long-Term Care Will Have Chance To Vote
This week, Gov. Doug Ducey exchanged a series of increasingly pointed letters with Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, about the changes she's seeking, which she says would ensure voters aren't disenfranchised during the pandemic. The changes would primarily impact those in long-term care.
Sept. 25, 2020
Despite New Owner, Arizona Coyotes On Thin Ice Financially
Financial issues and arena questions are nothing new with the Arizona Coyotes. But those concerns were supposed to be pushed aside when Alex Meruelo took over as the NHL team’s owner in 2019.
Sept. 25, 2020
UA To Study Immunity Of Front-Line Workers
Researchers from the University of Arizona are studying frontline workers who have been infected with COVID-19, as well as those workers who are at increased risk of getting infected with the coronavirus. The goal is to understand immunity after exposure.
Sept. 25, 2020
KJZZs Friday NewsCap For Sept. 25, 2020
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera and Doug Cole of HighGround.
Sept. 25, 2020
Ducey Wont Shut Down Counties With Uptick In COVID-19 Cases
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday he would not order businesses to shut down again or impose new restrictions even as some areas in the state are likely heading back towards “substantial spread” for COVID-19 by next week.
Sept. 25, 2020
#AZNumbers: Sept. 25, 2020
#AZNumbers is a weekly segment featuring thoughts and insight into Arizona's economic news. This week's number: 4. Listen to the KJZZ business block with Heather van Blokland weekdays at 6 p.m. on 91.5 FM or stream it on KJZZ.org.
Sept. 25, 2020
WATCH: Justice Ginsburg Lies In State
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being remembered in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, where she will lie in state in Statuary Hall. Watch the ceremony.
Sept. 25, 2020
Nogalenses Take Care Of Each Other During Border Shutdown
With heavy restrictions in place for now more than six months, Nogales residents on both sides of the border have had to find ways to adapt to the difficult new reality. But many have the support of their binational families and friend groups.
The Impact Of COVID-19 In Arizona: 6 Months In
Sept. 25, 2020
How The Pandemic Is Impacting The Arts Community
We seek an audience with some Valley creatives and find out how they are still trying to stay active and reach people in the age of COVID-19.
The Impact Of COVID-19 In Arizona: 6 Months In
Sept. 25, 2020
AZ Investing $14M In Universities COVID-19 Innovations
The state is investing $14 million in public universities’ efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Doug Ducey announced Thursday. These investments are critical to help Arizonans stay safe and healthy, he said.
Sept. 24, 2020
6 Ongoing COVID-19 Outbreaks At Maricopa County Schools
The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is now reporting the number of COVID-19 outbreaks and cases at schools on its data dashboard. Eight school outbreaks have occurred since August, six of which are ongoing, according to the county's data.
Sept. 24, 2020
Pac-12 Football To Kick Off Nov. 6
The Pac-12 Conference — which includes ASU and University of Arizona — has decided to play football in the fall, reversing an August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about COVID-19.
Sept. 24, 2020
Head Of One Of Mexico’s Anti-Corruption Office Resigns
Mexico’s current administration created an institute to sell and auction seized goods tied to tax fraud, organized crime and corruption. But the head of this office resigned after detecting internal corruption and clashing with the president.
Sept. 24, 2020
Downtown Developer Offers $100K Before Tax Vote
Less than 24 hours before a key city vote, a developer offered Phoenix a six-figure donation.
Sept. 24, 2020
Sonora Bars, Clubs Prepare To Reopen Starting This Week
Bars and nightclubs in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, have been closed for more than six months now because of the coronavirus. But that could soon change in at least some parts of the state.
Sept. 24, 2020

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