KJZZ News

Driest Monsoon Ever? Probably. 2019 On Track To Be Driest Ever
The 2019 monsoon season is on track to be the driest on record.
Aug. 23, 2019
DOJ Action Prompts AZ To Renew Pursuit Of Death Penalty Drugs
Arizona has not executed a death row inmate in five years, but recent actions from the U.S. Department of Justice have prompted a renewed pursuit of lethal injection drugs.
Brnovich Wants To Restock Lethal Injection Drugs, Resume Executions
Aug. 23, 2019
AZ DACA Students Will Now Pay Half As Much For Tuition
Undocumented high school graduates in Arizona will now pay about half as much as they once did to attend the state’s public universities.
Aug. 23, 2019
As Water Cutbacks Loom, How Dire Is The Situation?
This week, we told you about the lack of monsoon rains and upcoming water cutbacks. While that might set off alarm bells in some people’s minds, the situation may not be quite so dire, not right now anyway.
Aug. 23, 2019
Monsoon Stories 2019: Shelter From The Storm
While most of us would like a respite from the scorching temperatures, the wetter weather brings its own discomforts. Humidity, bugs and even storm damage.
Aug. 23, 2019
Q&AZ: What Is Ozone Pollution?
Phoenix has exceeded ozone health standards 32 days since May. A listener wanted to know what ozone is, where it comes from and what harm it can do.
Aug. 23, 2019
KJZZs Friday NewsCap August 23, 2019
KJZZ's Friday NewsCap revisits some of the biggest stories of the week. The Show discussed the week in news with Marcus Dell’Artino of First Strategic and former Attorney General Terry Goddard.
Aug. 23, 2019
Phoenix Water, ASU Use New Grant To Conserve Lawn Water
The city of Phoenix Water Services Department has received a grant for a new water conservation program. The $100,000 will be used to pilot a technology to reduce lawn water usage by 40 to 45 percent.
Aug. 23, 2019
Review Of Small Mouth Sounds At Stray Cat Theatre
Life is a messy, uncomfortable business, and playwright Bess Wohl is here to remind us of that. If her play, "Small Mouth Sounds," isn’t especially graceful, that’s fair enough: neither are the themes it gently pokes into.
Aug. 23, 2019
Arizona Cities Face Recycling Collapse Without State, Federal Dollars
Tucson will reduce its recycling collection to every other week starting the last week of September. The announcement comes a week after Surprise halted its program. Several cities in Arizona are making adjustments since China stopped buying U.S. recyclables almost two years ago. But, Phoenix is still maintaining its services.
Aug. 23, 2019
DNC Chairman To Raise Funds In Mexico
The Democratic National Committee chairman will appear at two fundraising events in Mexico City next month — one a happy hour and another a dinner.
Aug. 23, 2019
Tracing The Migrant Journey: Yuma
On the Arizona border, people from all over the world have gathered to cross into Arizona's desert. So what does that shift look like once they get into Arizona? KJZZ's Michel Marizco reports from Yuma.
Special Report: Tracing The Migrant Journey
Aug. 22, 2019
Barrow Institute Study Finds Growing Fear Of Concussion Among Teens, Parents
A new survey conducted by the Barrow Neurological Institute shows an increasing awareness among respondents of the dangers of contact sports. According to the Barrow Institute, a survey of 477 teens and 469 adults living in Arizona shows a growing fear of concussion.
Aug. 22, 2019
DEA: More Than 1M Fentanyl Pills Seized In Arizona This Year
More than a million fentanyl pills have been seized in Arizona this year, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration. Officials say fentanyl seizures have more than tripled in Arizona since 2016, when the pills were first reported.
Aug. 22, 2019
New Book Sets Guidelines For Police During Protests
Two years ago today, President Trump held a rally in Phoenix that saw clashes between police and protesters. ASU criminologist Ed Maguire was observing with three PhD students when he found himself more directly involved than he’d expected.
Aug. 22, 2019
AZ Congressmen Host Rountable On Valley Fever
On Wednesday, two Arizona congressmen discussed a bipartisan measure they hope will combat Valley fever.
Aug. 22, 2019
AG Brnovich Weighs In On Dropped Tuition Lawsuit
The Arizona Court of Appeals won’t let a suit over university tuition rates go forward. On Wednesday, Ron Shoopman told The Show he and his colleagues on the Arizona Board of Regents would hope that would be the end of the lawsuit brought by Attorney General Mark Brnovich, but that’s not likely.
Aug. 22, 2019
ASU Now Offering Disability Studies Bachelors Program
As Arizona State University rolls out the welcome mat for students this week, it’s also rolling out a new disability studies bachelor’s degree program.
Aug. 22, 2019
Wells Fargo Agrees To Pay Navajo $6.5 Million Settlement
The Navajo Nation announced Thursday that it has settled a lawsuit with Wells Fargo Bank over predatory practices that targeted Navajo people. Under the terms of the settlement, Wells Fargo will pay the Navajo Nation $6.5 million.
Aug. 22, 2019
Too Many Trees: Forest Service Re-Ups Efforts To Find Contractors
The U.S. Forest Service is offering up one of the largest Requests for Proposals in the history of the agency in an attempt to make real progress on the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
Aug. 22, 2019

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