KJZZ News

KJZZ Wins 2 National PRNDI Awards
On Saturday, KJZZ received two national journalism awards from the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated. “Below the Rim: Life Inside the Grand Canyon" and “The Conversation Is Changing Around Miscarriage And Infant Loss As More Women Tell Their Stories Online" both took first place.
June 18, 2019
KJZZ Wins Murrow Award For #RedForEd Coverage
KJZZ received a national Edward R. Murrow Award for continuing coverage of the Arizona #RedForEd teacher strike last year. Senior field correspondents Casey Kuhn and Mariana Dale lead the station’s reporting.
June 18, 2019
Kingman Medical Center Fixing Website That Left 1,100 Patients
An investigation showed about 1,100 patients had information like their names, dates of birth and medical condition exposed because of how the website was configured.
June 18, 2019
Tortilla Shop, Restaurant Planned For Historic Buildings
Plans are underway to reactivate three historic buildings along Grand Avenue in Phoenix. The Phoenix City Council will be asked Wednesday afternoon to approve a $100,000 grant for the property on the corner of Ninth and Grand avenues.
June 18, 2019
How A Suit Can Teach Empathy For Aging, Disabilities
Osteopathic medicine students in Arizona are using new technology to better understand what it feels like to live in an aging body. I tried it out for myself at A.T. Still University in Mesa.
June 18, 2019
Prescott College Welcomes Transfers From Closed Vermont School
When Green Mountain College closed in may for financial reasons, students moved from Poultney, Vermont, to Prescott, Arizona, to attend Prescott College.
June 18, 2019
Mexican Senator: Bad Tomato Deal Could Imperil New NAFTA
A high-ranking Mexican senator is warning his American counterparts that an unresolved tomato dispute could imperil the renegotiated NAFTA — or USMCA — deal.
June 18, 2019
Politicians Find Second Act In Film And TV
The Obamas signed a multi-year agreement with Netflix, and Hillary and Chelsea Clinton are also forming a production company for films and TV shows. Why are politicians pivoting to filmmaking?
June 18, 2019
Trump Vows To Deport
President Trump announced via Twitter last night that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin massive deportations next week. The target? Immigrants who have been found by a federal court to be in the country illegally.
June 18, 2019
Who
The Supreme Court is going to unveil a ruling before the end of this month that could dramatically affect the U.S. Census and the accuracy of their population count.
June 18, 2019
Phoenix Fire Still Waiting On Electronic Reporting
It’s been five years since the Phoenix Fire Department described an electronic reporting system as the single most important improvement it needed to make. It’s been four years since the City Council approved funding for the new system, but no deal has been made.
June 18, 2019
Phoenix Leaders To Hold Community Meeting On Police Video
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Police Chief Jeri Williams and other city leaders will hear from residents Tuesday night at a community meeting in the wake of a police video that recently went viral.
June 18, 2019
Ducey Concerned About Corporation Commission
Gov. Doug Ducey says there’s been a bit of “mission creep” on the part of the Arizona Corporation Commission, and that his office and the Legislature should maybe be more involved in some areas of energy regulation.
June 18, 2019
Woodbury Fire Continues To Burn
As of Tuesday morning, the Woodbury Fire has burned more than 40,000 acres and is only six percent contained. However, it is still not a direct threat to most communities as it continues to burn in the low canyons of the mountains.
June 18, 2019
Phoenix, UA Delegations Visit Mexico City
Two Arizonan committees are on a business trip in Mexico City. One of them is from Phoenix and focuses on innovation and trade, while the other is from Tucson and looks to strengthen research and education.
June 18, 2019
First Responders Disagree With Decision To Close Trail
The U.S. Forest Service temporarily closed the Fossil Springs Trail, citing emergency response strains. Local responders, however, said a different response is needed at the trail, which is located about 20 miles south of Camp Verde.
June 18, 2019
Prescott National Park Bans Camping In Verde Valley For 2 Years
The Prescott National Forest is implementing a two-year camping ban in a popular area to help it recover from human impact. The area runs along the Verde River, stretching from Cottonwood to south of Camp Verde.
June 18, 2019
Sonoran Soccer Games To Air In Phoenix, Other U.S. Cities
Phoenix soccer fans will be able to watch a professional soccer team from Sonora, Mexico, play live on TV for the first time this season.
June 18, 2019
Union: Border Deployments Hurting CBP Port Inspections
Dozens of local and federal governing boards and private companies — ranging from the city of San Luis to FedEx — are calling on the federal government to push through funding for more port inspectors.
June 18, 2019
Committee To Study Expanding Earned Release Credits To More Inmates In Arizona Prisons
Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers says, “the committee shall study, gather input, and develop recommendations regarding the earned release credit system for prisoners, specifically whether and how the system could be reformed to allow additional credits to be earned by prisoners.”
June 17, 2019

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