KJZZ News

Excessive Heat Warning In Effect For Much Of The State
An excessive heat warning is in place Tuesday for much of Central and Southwestern Arizona. High temperatures between 110 and 112 degrees are expected in the Valley.
Aug. 13, 2019
Owners Of Off-Track Betting Signals Want New Law Voided
The owners of off-track betting satellite signals from several out-of-state tracks is asking a federal judge to void a new law which would require them to sell their services to all Arizona tracks, whether they want to or not.
Aug. 13, 2019
Farm Dogs May Be Key To Protecting Ranches Against Wolves
Farming often involves traveling long distances in remote areas to check on crops or cattle. And no matter what crop is being harvested, you’ll often find many farms share one thing in common — a farm dog. Working dogs may be a tool in the ongoing battle between cattle ranchers and the reintroduction of the Mexican gray wolf.
How A Reporter Helped Rescue 3 Waterlogged Dogs At A Surprise Farm
Aug. 13, 2019
Humane Society Closing Sunnyslope Campus For Repairs
After nearly 450 pets were adopted in two days during its Empty the Shelter adoption event, the Arizona Humane Society is closing its Sunnyslope campus through Wednesday because of electrical issues.
Aug. 12, 2019
ASU Research Finds Complex Interplay Between Nitrogen, Sulfur, Biodiversity
Decades under the Clean Air Act have greatly reduced the amounts of nitrogen and sulfur falling to the Earth’s surface. But levels remain high enough to threaten biodiversity.
Aug. 12, 2019
ASU Study Shows Microbes Can Evolve To Favor Quality Over Quantity
At least 2 million people in the U.S. each year develop an antibiotic-resistant infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, a new study delves into how bacteria boost their virulence.
Aug. 12, 2019
Border Agent Who Ran Down Fleeing Migrant Offered Plea
Federal prosecutors in Arizona gave a now former Border Patrol agent a misdemeanor plea bargain after he ran over a Guatemalan immigrant in Nogales and then lied about it.
Aug. 12, 2019
ASU Biodesign Institute Nets $1.5M To Develop Flu Outbreak Forecast
Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute has received $1.5 million to develop an early warning system for flu outbreaks. The work is made possible by advances in the analysis of large datasets.
Aug. 12, 2019
Migrant Activist Says He Was Threatened In Sonora, Mexico
A migrant activist says he was harassed and threatened by armed men at his home in neighboring Sonora, Mexico, over the weekend in what he calls an escalation of attacks against the migrant defenders in Mexico
Aug. 12, 2019
New Rules Revealed To Further Restrict Legal Immigration
A new version of the so-called public charge rule that disqualifies people from getting green cards if they use too many public benefits is scheduled to take effect in mid-October.
Aug. 12, 2019
Tracing The Migrant Journey: Honduras
During the month of August, reporters from KJZZ's Fronteras Desk will be taking us to some of the key places migrants are traveling in hopes of a better life in the U.S. The series "Tracing the Migrant Journey" kicks off in Honduras.
Aug. 12, 2019
AZ May Be Able To Vote On Recreational Marijuana In 2020
The “Smart and Safe Arizona” campaign filed an initiative with the Arizona Secretary of State’s office on Friday and will soon begin collecting signatures to qualify for the 2020 ballot. A similar legalization effort failed at the ballot in 2016.
Aug. 12, 2019
Arizona Updates Election Procedure For First Time Since 2014
The Secretary of State’s Office released the first Elections Procedure Manual in years on Friday. Now the office is soliciting feedback from the public.
Aug. 12, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Teenage Climate Activist To Visit U.S.
A teenage climate activist is coming to the U.S., and tensions are expected to rise this week between India and Pakistan.
Aug. 12, 2019
Discrepancies Found Among Arizona Juvenile Courtrooms
Arizona’s juvenile courts were opened to the public more than a decade ago to increase transparency in what many saw as an unjust system. But a recent report from The Arizona Republic found significant discrepancies in procedure from one courtroom to another.
Aug. 12, 2019
Expert: AZ Aviation Industry in Good Shape Despite Drop
A new analysis ranks Arizona ninth in attractiveness to the aerospace industry, which is a drop from the last couple of years.
Aug. 12, 2019
Boas: How A Houseboat Vacation Helped Sandra Day OConnor
The Show regularly checks in with Editorial Board of the Arizona Republic to talk about the big issues facing the state and the region — featured in the newspaper’s Viewpoints section.
Aug. 12, 2019
Maricopa County Approves $2M In Homeless Aid Funding
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved $2 million to help reduce homelessness in the county and is collaborating with individual suburban cities that are seeing the biggest increase in homeless populations.
Aug. 12, 2019
Ongoing Study Tracks Southern AZ Bat Migration Patterns
Bats are arriving earlier and staying longer due to changes in the climate. That’s according to an ongoing study of bat migration patterns in southern Arizona.
Aug. 12, 2019
Arizona Storytellers: Josh Shore
Josh Shore lost his mother to cancer over six years ago. Shortly thereafter, his girlfriend broke up with him over the phone. Shore shares a story about meeting someone new after loss and heartbreak.
Aug. 12, 2019

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