KJZZ News

On Sunday, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel published an in-depth report on how states are doing with the requirement to draw a bit of blood from newborns and have the blood tested for a number of possible conditions or disorders within 24 to 72 hours. According to the data, Maryvale Hospital in Phoenix had the worst record last year.
November 20, 2013
The so-called “stand your ground” law is in effect in 22 states including Arizona. According to the National Council of State Legislatures, at least nine of those states use specific language that a person may “stand his or her ground” in response to a suspected attacker.
November 20, 2013
The future management of the government’s Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program is the focus of a hearing on Wednesday in Albuquerque.
November 20, 2013
Border Patrol seized a record amount of marijuana on Monday. More than 20,000 pounds of pot were discovered at a port of entry near Nogales.
November 19, 2013
Scottsdale has added more than 2,300 acres to its McDowell Sonoran Preserve. The city bought the land for more than $21 million at a state land auction on Tuesday.
November 19, 2013
Apple’s plan for a new plant in the East Valley could land the company a hefty grant.
November 19, 2013
A new report from a national health policy center shows Arizona has among the highest rates of uninsured kids in the country.
November 19, 2013
Four Arizona schools were recognized as this year’s National Blue Ribbon Schools.
November 19, 2013
There is new help available for Arizonans thinking about becoming foster parents.
November 19, 2013
The Navajo Nation has big plans for the land surrounding its newest casino east of Flagstaff.
November 19, 2013
The Gilbert Unified School District board is now the eighth and final governmental units whose approval was necessary to extend a foreign trade zone to include the plant's site.
November 19, 2013
The nationally-syndicated Katie Couric talk show "Katie!" came to Arizona to honor former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband former astronaut Mark Kelley.
November 19, 2013
The Arizona Department of Corrections is saying little as four more death row inmates get closer to being executed.
November 19, 2013
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is asking a judge to throw out a bid by the parents of a 5-year-old Mesa boy, who suffers from seizures, to get a marijuana extract from dispensaries.
November 19, 2013
A man the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office says wanted to head up the county’s Criminal Justice Information system has instead been indicted for hacking into the sheriff’s office computers.
November 19, 2013
Next week is Thanksgiving, and that also means Salvation Army red kettles outside store fronts. The organization will launch its community fundraising drives after the holiday.
November 18, 2013
Jury selection started Monday in the second retrial of a man charged with several murders at a Buddhist temple more than 20 years ago.
November 18, 2013
Recess- a time in school that many of us looked forward to. It was a time to play with friends, run around and use our outside voices, but for many kids today recess is no longer fun and games.
November 18, 2013
A three-day prescribed burn is planned to start Monday on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. The fire is expected to produce residual smoke for several days or weeks.
November 18, 2013
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is releasing about 30 Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Santa Catalina Mountains, north of Tucson, today.
November 18, 2013

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