KJZZ News

New ASU Research Links Seals To Origins Of Human Tuberculosis
A new report suggests that tuberculosis was brought to the Americas by seals, and researchers at ASU had a hand in the findings.
Aug. 21, 2014
Krieger Asks Court To Stop Mesquite District City Council Primary Election
Ken Krieger, the candidate left off the ballot for the Peoria City Council race will be in federal court Friday. He is asking the court to halt next Tuesday’s primary election for the council seat.
Aug. 21, 2014
More Arizonans Expected To Travel This Labor Day
Slightly more Arizonans are expected to travel over the Labor Day weekend this year than last.
Aug. 21, 2014
Monsoons Bring Mosquitoes, And Mosquitoes Bring Disease
Phoenix isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think “mosquito infestation.” But those little buggers come out in full force during the monsoon season.
Aug. 21, 2014
More Flooding Possible In The Valley
Just two days after heavy rain and flooding caused evacuations and shut down roadways, forecasters predict the Valley could see more thunderstorms Thursday evening.
Aug. 21, 2014
Maricopa County Judge Orders Immediate Increase In School Funding
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ordered the state to immediately increase funding to public schools this budget year by nearly $317 million.
Aug. 21, 2014
 More Women, Children Deported From US To El Salvador
This week Fronteras Desk Senior Field Correspondents Jude Joffe-Block and Kate Sheehy are in El Salvador reporting on the child migrant crisis.
Aug. 21, 2014
US Attorneys Office Visits Site Of Border Patrol Shooting Near Nogales
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Arizona has visited the site near Nogales where a teenager was fatally shot in Mexico by a U.S. Border Patrol agent nearly two years ago.
Aug. 21, 2014
Brewer Working To Get Emergency Declaration For Flood Areas
Gov. Jan Brewer’s office confirms she’s considering a possible emergency declaration for the areas that were hardest hit in this week’s monsoon storms.
Aug. 21, 2014
Clean Up Begins After Flooding North Of Phoenix
Monsoon rains hit Phoenix hard on Tuesday, but the deluge did far more damage in areas north of the city.
Aug. 21, 2014
Huppenthal Sending Undocumented Student Bill To Feds, But Critics Cry Election Stunt
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal has announced plans to send a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the impacts of illegal immigration to the state education budget.
Aug. 20, 2014
Police Shooting Of Woman With Mental Illness Will Be Investigated
The Phoenix Police Chief has called for criminal and administrative investigations into the recent officer-involved fatal shooting of a woman being treated for mental illness.
Aug. 20, 2014
Land Preservation for Threatened Bird Further Impedes Mine Proposal
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced plans to preserve more than 500,000 acres across the western United States for the Yellow-Billed Cuckoo, considered for endangered species designation.
Aug. 20, 2014
 Navajo Housing Authority Still Fights Feds For Funds
The Navajo Housing Authority will reveal its plan this week to tackle the tribe’s desperate housing need, but it’s still trying to patch things up with the federal government.
Aug. 20, 2014
 After Fire And Rain, Oak Creek Canyon Holds Steady
So far the monsoon season rains have been slow and steady on Oak Creek Canyon. That’s good news for the people who live next to the Slide Fire burn area.
Aug. 20, 2014
Major Storm Damage In New River, Black Canyon City
It’s pretty much business as usual around Phoenix after a monsoon led to flooding Tuesday, but north of the Valley many locals are still dealing with extensive damage.
Aug. 20, 2014
At The Other End Of The Migration Line In El Salvador
The fate of children in El Salvador is a focus of the Fronteras Desk this week.
Aug. 20, 2014
Tempe Police Department Plans Safe And Sober Campaign
The Tempe Police Department will be looking for parties around Arizona State University starting Thursday night. It’s part of the Safe and Sober Campaign aimed at young people in Tempe.
Aug. 20, 2014
El Salvador Tries To Address Violence With Community Policing
Fronteras Desk Senior Field Correspondents Jude Joffe-Block and Kate Sheehy are spending this week reporting in El Salvador.
Aug. 20, 2014
Baby Animals Rescued From Storm Damage
Recent storms left a lot of damage and debris behind. It also left some orphaned wildlife.
Aug. 20, 2014

Pages