KJZZ News

Phoenix Shares Preparations For Monsoon Season
Several city of Phoenix departments share its plans of action as Saturday marks the beginning of the monsoon season. KJZZ's Christina Estes reports on how the city's departments are preparing to combat the monsoon weather.
June 13, 2019
Lake Powell Water Level Increases After Wet Winter
Snowmelt from the Rocky Mountains has been pouring into Lake Powell since weather began to warm up.
June 13, 2019
Arizona Snowbowl Announces $60M Expansion Plan
The Arizona Snowbowl ski resort has announced plans for a $60 million expansion.
June 13, 2019
Saving Light Rail Top Priority For Phoenix Mayor
Three months after being sworn in as Phoenix mayor, Kate Gallego is launching a new campaign. During Gallego’s first State of the City address, she told a group gathered that choices made over the next few months will shape Phoenix’s future.
June 13, 2019
Quarantine Extended At Animal Control East Shelter
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is extending a quarantine at its east shelter as it continues to fight an outbreak of two deadly canine viruses.
June 13, 2019
Aid Groups Eye Unused Phoenix School As Potential Migrant Shelter
Aid groups helping migrant families dropped off by federal authorities have set their sights on an empty school near Sky Harbor International Airport as a potential overnight shelter, but opening the facility is at least weeks away.
June 13, 2019
Mexico Expert:
Tony Payan, director of Rice University's Mexico Center, says the "failed states" of Guatemala and Honduras are pushing migrant caravans through Mexico and into the United States in growing numbers.
June 13, 2019
Hope To Decrease AZ Class Sizes Remains A Difficult Goal
Teacher pay was at the heart of the #RedForEd Movement in 2018, which led to teacher walkouts and action by Gov. Doug Ducey with his 20X2020 plan.
June 13, 2019
Coldwater Fire Still Burning, Is 30 Percent Contained
The Coldwater Fire in northern Arizona continues to burn and is about 30% contained as of Thursday afternoon.
June 13, 2019
Will Metrocenter Mall Become An Entertainment Hub?
Phoenix’s Metrocenter Mall will see new traffic this weekend. About a dozen food trucks will park just outside the food court. It’s part of a bigger plan to energize an iconic mall.
June 13, 2019
Northwest Maricopa County Braces For Wildfires
Residents of northwest Maricopa County are nervous about wildfires after a rash of them this spring.
June 13, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Look To Expand Military Training Near Tucson
In a show of bipartisan support, members of the Arizona’s congressional delegation have asked the Army to use a National Guard facility 30 miles north of Tucson to expand military training. This would also include training for Apache attack helicopter pilots.
June 13, 2019
Sky Harbor Approved For 20-Year Renovation Plan
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has been approved for a 20-year renovation plan, and the airport could serve 80 million passengers a year by the time it's finished.
June 13, 2019
Librarian: Ending Library Fines Is A Social justice Issue
Library fines are something many of us have some experience with — coughing up a quarter here or there for an overdue book. Maricopa County recently decided to get rid of those fines from all of its libraries, following a national trend.
June 13, 2019
Sounds Of The City: Produce Rescue
Listen to the sounds of Sa'Ray Hood distributing fruits and vegetables with Produce on Wheels in Mesa.
June 13, 2019
Sinema Pushes For Veterans
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema ran as a Centrist, and the Arizona Democrat has largely stayed out of the partisan fray in Washington. Now she's pushing for immigration reform, and her Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act has passed the Republican-controlled Senate.
June 13, 2019
Man Who Sold Bullets To Vegas Shooter Seeks Bench Trial
An Arizona man who admitted to selling bullets to the Las Vegas shooter days before the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history wants a judge — not a jury — to try his case.
June 13, 2019
Report Finds David Schweikert
The U.S. Office of Congressional Ethics published its report after concluding Congressman David Schweikert's former chief of staff violated multiple ethics rules.
June 13, 2019
Arizona Interjects In Televised Horse Racing Dispute
With his signature, Gov. Doug Ducey placed the state in the middle of an off track betting legal battle between Monarch Content Management — the company that provides televised signals of horse races — and the tracks that both produce and receive those signals.
June 13, 2019
 Investigation Pending Into Brush Fire Near Tonto Park
A brush fire that broke out near Tonto National Forest has stalled and authorities say they’ve reopened nearby recreational areas.
June 13, 2019

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