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Arizona has 2nd most fentanyl seizures in the U.S. More and more are counterfeit pills
Last year, more than 115 million pills containing illicit fentanyl were seized by law enforcement, compared to over 71 million in 2022, according to the study published May 13 in the International Journal of Drug Policy.
June 2, 2024
Arizona cities and towns prepare for the effects of the rental tax ban
Cities and towns across the state are planning for anticipated revenue shortages after a residential rental tax ban was signed into law last fall. In August, Gov. Katie Hobbs signed a bill that would prevent cities and towns from collecting rental tax on residential rental properties.
June 2, 2024
Center for Biological Diversity sues U.S. Air Force over records request
The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the U.S. Air Force after it allegedly failed to release public records on a proposed expansion of military flights.
June 2, 2024
Tribal officer among 2 killed, 4 wounded by gunfire at Valley home
A tribal police officer and another person were killed and a police officer and at least three other people were wounded in a shooting early Saturday at a home in the Gila River Indian Community south of Phoenix, authorities said.
June 1, 2024
Navajo Nation to enter special session ahead of RECA sunset on June 10
This Monday, the Navajo Nation Council is entering an emergency session to vote on a resolution that would be hand-delivered to U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson on Capitol Hill before the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act, or RECA, sunsets on June 10.
June 1, 2024
Phoenix business owner reflects on the challenges and hopes of being a young, Black entrepreneur
Taylor Nessia Jenkins is 24 years old and started her secondhand boutique, Haus of Vestige, a few months ago. She's one of millions of entrepreneurs trying to launch new businesses across the U.S.
June 1, 2024
Trump endorses congressman who isnt MAGA Republican
Last week, former President Donald Trump endorsed Arizona Congressman Juan Ciscomani. Democrats claim that will harm Ciscomani in a competitive district where he needs the support of some moderates, but Republicans say it’s helpful across the board.
May 31, 2024
During visit, U.S. Education secretary promises to fix FAFSA glitches
Students filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid this year faced serious glitches and delays as the U.S. Department of Education tried to update its system. U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona addressed the botched rollout and promised solutions during a visit to Phoenix on Friday.
May 31, 2024
Hamadeh ordered to pay legal fees in AG race lawsuit
The judge ruled there was no legal basis for Hamadeh's claims that Maricopa County improperly counted some early ballots in the election.
May 31, 2024
Hobbs sign bill requiring deepfakes of political candidates to be clearly labeled
Gov. Katie Hobbs has signed a bill that will require distributors of fraudulent deepfakes of political candidates to clearly label that the media is made by AI.
May 31, 2024
AZ congressional delegation reacts to Trump conviction
Shortly after a New York jury found former President Donald Trump guilty on 34 felony counts, Trump’s allies in Congress came to his defense.
May 31, 2024
Biden expected to sign plans for migrant limits in U.S.-Mexico border clampdown
The White House is finalizing plans for a U.S.-Mexico border clampdown that would shut off asylum requests and automatically deny entrance to migrants once the number of people encountered by American border officials exceeded a new daily threshold.
May 31, 2024
ADEQ issues high pollution advisories Friday, next week
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued several high-pollution advisories this week, including for Friday and a high-pollution watch for Tuesday next week.
May 31, 2024
Update on University of Arizona presidential search expected Tuesday
The advisory committee chosen by the state Board of Regents to help find the next president of the University of Arizona is scheduled to receive an update tomorrow Tuesday morning.
May 31, 2024
Ever wondered what that song on KJZZs The Show was? We have a Spotify playlist for that
We’re now officially on Spotify at “KJZZ’s The Show,” and to kick things off we created an eight hour playlist with every single song we played in May.
May 31, 2024
Poll: Maricopa County transportation tax renewal has broad support
A new poll found Maricopa County voters overwhelmingly support renewing a half-cent sales tax to fund transportation projects.
May 31, 2024
Hot new you — just in time for AZ triple-digit summer
For KJZZ contributor Robrt Pela, it's time to bid farewell to short days, long pants — and the great outdoors for the foreseeable future.
May 31, 2024
Ironwoods are the real heroes of the Sonoran Desert landscape, says Arizona travel writer
Ironwoods have started blooming. The Show sat down with Roger Naylor to talk about their importance to the Sonoran Desert landscape.
May 31, 2024
The Sandlot came out 30 years ago. Marty York reflects on his experience working on the movie
The Orpheum Theater is celebrating the 30th anniversary of "The Sandlot" with a screening of the film followed by a Q&A with some of the cast. The Show sat down with Marty York, who played Alan "Yeah-Yeah" McClennan to talk more about the movie.
May 31, 2024
NewsCap: Trump convictions wont change voters minds
Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera talk about the impact of former President Donald Trump’s conviction in Arizona, the recommendation of a special House committee to impeach AG Kris Mayes and more.
May 31, 2024

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