KJZZ News

Know Your Rights With Natural Hair In The Workplace
For African-American women, wearing your “natural hair” can be liberating. They no longer feel the pressure to conform to mainstream — straight — hairstyles. But, what rights do they have when it comes to how they wear their hair in the workplace?
Sep. 13, 2018
Hurricane Florence Sets Its Sight On The Carolinas
10 million people are under a hurricane watch across the southeast as Florence slowly churns its way to the coast.
Sep. 13, 2018
AZ AG Investigating Companies For Consumer Fraud
The Arizona Attorney General’s office is investigating a search engine company — or companies — for potential consumer fraud related to things like location data.
Sep. 13, 2018
After 40 Years, Is The End Of Tucson Desegregation Lawsuit Finally Near?
After more than 40 years, a judge’s ruling could finally mark the beginning of the end of a lawsuit over desegregation in Tucson schools.
Sep. 13, 2018
Sounds Of The City: Dog Wash
Listen to the sounds of Paul Kolble washing his dog, Gracie, at Wag N’ Wash in Central Phoenix. If you have suggestions or hear things that make Phoenix, Phoenix, send us a note at theshow@kjzz.org.
Sep. 13, 2018
Photo Exhibit Shows The Faces of Scottsdale History
A Scottsdale library is hosting an exhibit of historic photos of the city, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the opening of city hall and Civic Center Library.
Sep. 13, 2018
Hospital Sued For Withholding Records On Patient Death
Patient advocates are suing the state for withholding records related to the death of a patient at the Arizona State Hospital.
Sep. 13, 2018
The Takeaway: DHS Uses FEMA Money To Pay For ICE
With hurricane Florence approaching the eastern seaboard, new documents reveal that the Department of Homeland Security in June transferred $10 million dollars from FEMA's budget to help pay for the increasing cost of I.C.E.'s crackdown on migrants crossing the border.
Sep. 13, 2018
KJZZ Manager Reassigned Following Investigation
Mark Moran, former associate general manager of news at KJZZ, has been demoted and reassigned following an investigation.
Sep. 13, 2018
AZ Rep. Mosley Receives Warrant For Arrest
An arrest warrant has been issued for State Rep. Paul Mosley who attracted national headlines after a video captured him bragging about driving over 120 mph earlier this year.
Sep. 13, 2018
Arizona Storytellers: Joanna Brathwaite
When Joanna Brathwaite was little, she believed the coolest thing about her was that her parents were from the Caribbean. But when she finally visited, things were not how she imagined.
Sep. 13, 2018
Recycling Fraud Ring Busted
Thousands of pounds of empty beverage containers were intercepted this summer while being smuggled into California from Arizona and Nevada to defraud the state's recycling program, authorities said Wednesday.
Sep. 13, 2018
Changing Woman, Part 6: The Rockers
The Nizhoni Girls are redefining what it means to be Navajo. They're shaking down their assimilated ways in their songs and holding onto key Navajo beliefs in their activism.
Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five | Hear The Podcast
Sep. 13, 2018
Penzone Says Closing Tent City Saved $20 Million
The sheriff says his part of the savings was invested in the department while $10 million was given back to the county.
Sep. 12, 2018
Judge Hears Argument Voter Registration Violations
Voting rights groups are asking a federal judge to force the secretary of state to alert voters that their registration information may not be up to date.
Sep. 12, 2018
Fontes Doesn
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes says he “cannot guarantee there will be no problems in the upcoming November elections.
Sep. 12, 2018
AZ Search And Rescue Team Arriving In Raleigh, NC
A caravan of Arizona emergency responders was headed east to North Carolina early Tuesday morning expecting to arrive before Hurricane Florence makes landfall.
Sep. 12, 2018
U.S. Deficit Creeping Toward $1 Trillion
The Congressional Budget Office this week reports the country spent nearly $900 billion more than it brought in during the first 11 months of the fiscal year — that’s $220 billion more than the shortfall at this time last year.
Sep. 12, 2018
New Bishop Of Lutheran Church On Being The First Woman
This week, Deborah K. Hutterer became the first woman to be installed as the bishop of Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Southwest. But she’s just one of 17 other female bishops in that church.
Sep. 12, 2018
 What Guarantees Preservation Of History?
Earlier this month, a fire destroyed an estimated 90 percent of the nearly 20 million pieces housed at the National Museum of Brazil. But in burning artifacts, the blaze also erased a large amount of the country’s history. Around the world, museums house the items that tell a region’s story.
Sep. 12, 2018

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