KJZZ News

Yuma Mayor Addresses Unexpected Release Of Immigrant Families
This week, during a U.S. Senate Committee hearing on “Threats to the Homeland,” newly appointed Sen. Jon Kyl spent most of his allotted time asking Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen about the department’s plans for Yuma, Arizona.
Oct. 12, 2018
Nuns On The Bus Talk Tax Policy Across The U.S.
A bus full of Catholic nuns is traveling from Santa Monica, California, to Mar-a-Lago, in Florida, between now and Nov. 2. They’re aiming to raise awareness of what they say are problems with the tax law signed by President Donald Trump late last year.
Oct. 12, 2018
Glendales Generous Building Sale Price Raises Eyebrows
When a design showroom and manufacturer of outdoor furniture bought a building in downtown Glendale, more than a few eyebrows were raised. But it wasn’t the nature of the business, it was the price paid for the building.
Oct. 12, 2018
Trial Under Way In Northern Arizona Water Case
The case will determine who has rights to water from the Little Colorado River basin. The claims number in the thousands and likely exceed the water available.
Oct. 12, 2018
Pac-12 Dealing With Officiating Controversy
Several Pac-12 teams — including ASU — have this weekend off, but that still leaves four conference games starting Friday night that will undoubtedly have some controversial calls to be reviewed. But at least those calls won’t be reviewed by the conference’s general counsel.
Oct. 12, 2018
Tuition In AZ Increases More Than Any Other State
Since the start of the Great Recession 10 years ago, tuition at Arizona universities increased more than anywhere else in the nation.
Oct. 12, 2018
Catch Up On A Week Of News With Friday NewsCap
Emily Ryan, who works for CopperState Consulting and attorney and former congressional staffer Roy Herrera, joined The Show to talk about Arizona’s U.S. Senate and gubernatorial race, some new polls about those races and this week’s Attorney General debate.
Oct. 12, 2018
Be A Part Of Electionland!
KJZZ is part of ProPublica's Electionland project, a collaboration of newsrooms around the country tracking voting problems. You can sign up to help report voting problems in your area. Here's how.
Oct. 12, 2018
Companies, Colleges Join For Research On Self-Driving Cars
You’ve seen the Waymo self-driving cars stopped at intersections, you’ve seen the Uber cars in your rearview, well here’s another name entering the Valley’s self-driving arena —The Institute for Automated Mobility.
Oct. 12, 2018
The Takeaway: Has Trump Kept His Campaign Promises?
We are less than a month away from the midterm elections. And that also means we are two years out from the 2016 campaign, when then-candidate Donald Trump ran on a series of promises to the American people.
Oct. 12, 2018
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On Wednesday and Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by more than 1,000 points combined — leading many to wonder whether the long-running bull market is on the wane.
Oct. 12, 2018
Scottsdale Voters Weigh Prop 420
Scottsdale voters are being asked to change the city charter to require certain projects in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve be approved by voters before moving forward.
Oct. 12, 2018
Arizona To Launch Test Facility For Self-Driving Technology
Gov. Doug Ducey signed an executive order Thursday creating the newly minted Institute for Automated Mobility. The proposed hub will focus on the technology and its integration into the real world, he said in a statement.
Oct. 12, 2018
Mexico 68 Olympics Design Is Still Revered, Disputed
The Mexico City Olympic Games began 50 years ago, on Oct. 12. The Games’ vibrant visual identity became the icon of an era and a country, and the style is celebrated as a cornerstone for contemporary graphic design. But its success also brought an ongoing dispute between people from both sides of the border.
Mexico Seeks ‘Lost’ Children Artists For 50th Anniversary Of 1968 Olympics
Oct. 12, 2018
Land Acquired For Arizona Wildlife Conservation Center
Over 1,000 acres of land in Pima county have been acquired by the Phoenix Zoo and the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation to create a wildlife conservation center.
Oct. 11, 2018
AZ Rocket Company Receives $800M Air Force Contract
The U.S. Air Force has chosen three aerospace companies in which to invest $2 billion, including one that builds rockets in Chandler.
Oct. 11, 2018
Pence Urges Migrants To Avoid ‘Dangerous’ Journey
Vice President Mike Pence urged would-be migrants in Central America to avoid the dangerous journey to cross illegally into the U.S.
Oct. 11, 2018
How Does Texas ICWA Decision Impact AZ Adoptions?
A federal judge in Texas last week said the landmark law that regulates adoptions of Native American children is unconstitutional. But non native couples who wish to adopt Native American kids in Arizona are hoping the ruling has some weight here.
Oct. 11, 2018
U.S. Defense Temporarily Grounds 75 F-35 Jets At Luke
The Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps have temporarily halted flights to inspect and, if necessary, replace fuel tubes. Luke Air Force Base near Glendale grounded the 75 jets there Thursday for the inspections.
Oct. 11, 2018
Hitting The Highway To Visit Ghost Towns
Among the many things for which Arizona is known, ghost towns hold a spot in many people’s hearts. The cover story of Arizona Highways is dedicated to 13 of them.
Oct. 11, 2018

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