July 2019

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 death chamber
Arizona hasn’t put anyone to death since 2014 because it hasn’t had access to the drugs used to do it. The state halted executions after a botched execution led to a moratorium on the practice.
July 29, 2019
saguaro fruit
The monsoon is officially here, and while the first storms have barely rolled into the Valley, we’re still waiting for the big ones. This year, for KJZZ's "Monsoon Stories" series, we’re zeroing in on the ways that the monsoon season awakens our senses. <br><small><b>→ <a href="https://kjzz.org/monsoon" target="blank">Hear More Arizona Monsoon Stories</a></small></b>
July 26, 2019
Supporters of a ballot initiative to determine if Tucson officially becomes a “sanctuary city” turned in more than 12,000 valid signatures earlier this month — far surpassing the required number of nearly 9,200.
July 26, 2019
U.S. Border Patrol agents intercept a group of approximately 127 migrants
As the Trump administration rolls out a new rule to deport some undocumented immigrants more quickly, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and eight of her senate colleagues are proposing a plan they believe will clear a backlog of asylum claims through a faster screening process.
July 26, 2019
Phoenix police monitor protesters
Social media posts from dozens of Phoenix police officers were included in a database from the Plain View Project that aimed to catalog racism and bigotry among law enforcement nationwide.
July 26, 2019
Roy Herrera and Chuck Coughlin in studio
To talk about the Mueller hearings, Bill Montgomery’s hopes for the Arizona Supreme Court and more, The Show spoke to Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround, and Roy Herrera, attorney and former congressional staffer.
July 26, 2019
electric meter
APS is working on reassessing some of its own policies as the utility faces increased Corporation Commission scrutiny following the deaths of two customers who had their power .
July 25, 2019
early ballot
Next month, Phoenix voters will decide on two ballot measures. One of them — Proposition 106 — is connected to one of the city’s more difficult challenges: pension costs. The pension-related debt is several billion dollars in total.
July 25, 2019
border patrol agent with asylum seekers
Transgender people face a unique set of challenges when they are held in federal detention, and those issues are in the spotlight as the migrant crisis continues along the U.S.-Mexico border.
July 25, 2019
Listen to Tara Sprankle and Monica Uhl cool off elephants and baby flamingos at the Phoenix Zoo.
July 25, 2019