By Christopher Scragg | Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration plans to tap the Pentagon for another $3.8 billion in military funds to pay for border wall construction this year, a move critics blasted as "theft," a raid and a money grab.
By Harrison Mantas | Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020
WASHINGTON - They may have turned out the lights, but the party's not over at the Navajo Generating Station and Kayenta coal mine. The facilities' owners face years of decommissioning and cleanup and possible decades of environmental monitoring of the sites, which closed for good this fall.
By Madisen Carter | Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019
TEMPE - Triathlon can earn NCAA championship status when six more colleges add varsity women’s teams, and ASU is leading the effort on and off the three-sport course.
By Harrison Mantas | Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
WASHINGTON - The Navajo Generating Station will shut down for good in a matter of days, the plant's owners said, , once the plant burns through its remaining supply of coal. It's the final chapter in a two-year fight to save the aging plant, the affiliated Kayenta coal mine and their hundreds of jobs,
By Megan Boyanton | Friday, Oct. 11, 2019
An appeals court said federal law protects the manufacturer of a leaking silicone breast implant that injured a Gold Canyon woman, who tried to sue the company for damages from the implants she received after a cancer diagnosis and double mastectomy.
By Sabine Galvis | Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
WILLCOX – Access to health care is a big challenge in rural and agricultural areas, and some 53 percent of farmworkers in the U.S. have no health insurance. One program in Arizona is trying to fix that by teaching residents in a community filled with farmworkers to take better care of themselves.
Monday, Aug. 12, 2019
By Kendal Blust | Thursday, June 20, 2019
SAHUARIPA, Mexico – Jaguars once roamed the Americas from Argentina to Arizona. To ensure the survival of the endangered cat, conservationists are working to change the minds of ranchers in Sonora, Mexico.
By Nicole Neri and Anikka Abbott | Wednesday, June 19, 2019
A Peruvian woman opens her arms to Venezuelan refugees fleeing turmoil in their home country.
By Megan Boyanton | Monday, June 17, 2019
As more Venezuelans fleeing the economic and political crisis in their homeland arrive daily in Peru, the Peruvian government readily acknowledges it can’t keep up with the applications for temporary or permanent residency.
By Tim Royan | Thursday, June 13, 2019
PHOENIX – Undocumented immigration from Mexico has dropped so significantly over a decade that Mexicans no longer make up the majority of those living in the U.S. illegally, according to a Pew Research Center report.
By Lauren Gilger and Amanda Luberto | Tuesday, June 11, 2019
PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has proposed a rule that would ban so-called coyote-killing contests. KJZZ spoke to people on both sides of the issue.