KJZZ News

VA Health Centers Across The Southwest Tagged For Further Review
A nationwide review of more than 730 Veteran’s Affairs medical facilities was released on Monday. The audit showed that more than 57,000 veterans have been waiting at least 90 days to see a VA clinician.
Jun. 9, 2014
Olympic Star Van Dyken Severs Spine In Accident
Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend in Show Low, Ariz., and told emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs.
Jun. 9, 2014
Health Director Considering Patient Education For Edible Medical Marijuana
Arizona Department of Health Services Director Will Humble is considering what medical marijuana patients need to be told about edible versions of the drug and when enough is enough.
Jun. 9, 2014
Doctor: Skin Cancer No Longer A Death Sentence
Arizona’s triple-digit temperatures and sunscreen continue to go together, but a Valley oncologist says a diagnosis of melanoma is not the dread news it once was.
Jun. 9, 2014
Former ASU QB Settles Likeness Lawsuit With NCAA
The NCAA has settled a case over the use of college player images in football and basketball themed video games.
Jun. 9, 2014
 Emergency Facility For Child Migrants Opens On Arizona Border
Federal officials opened a processing center on the Arizona border over the weekend to temporarily house unaccompanied child migrants.
Jun. 9, 2014
VA Audit Shows 57,000 Patients Waiting For First Appointment
The Veterans Affairs Department says more than 57,000 patients are still waiting for initial medical appointments at VA hospitals and clinics 90 days or more after requesting them.
Jun. 9, 2014
What Can Law Enforcement Ask You At A Traffic Stop?
After a recent allegations of harassment by law enforcement on the Texas border, Fronteras Desk asks in detail; what are your Fourth Amendment rights at a routine traffic stop?
Jun. 9, 2014
County May Streamline Restaurant Inspections
Restaurant inspections in Maricopa County may be changing.
Jun. 9, 2014
DOJ Will Provide Legal Aid To Child Migrants
The federal government will give legal help to scores of kids that cross the United States border illegally.
Jun. 6, 2014
Week Brings More Developments In Phoenix VA Situation
Dramatic developments related to the VA in Phoenix continued this week, including a visit from the new interim Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
Jun. 6, 2014
Learning To Use An Ancient Weapon
In honor of World Atlatl day, we went to the Pueblo Grande Museum and learned to use a device historically used to throw a spear farther.
Jun. 6, 2014
Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities Rose Last Year
The Arizona Department of Transportation released its annual motor vehicle crash statistics Friday. The number of deaths in motor vehicle crashes rose by almost 3 percent last year.
Jun. 6, 2014
Do Arizonans Have An Accent?
There are a lot of factors that account for how we sound - where we grew up, for example.
Jun. 6, 2014
American Legion To Open Crisis Center In Phoenix
The American Legion is coming to Phoenix.
Jun. 6, 2014
Theater Group To Perform Plays On The Light Rail
If you happen to ride the light rail in downtown Phoenix this weekend, you may inadvertently end up taking in a performance.
Jun. 6, 2014
Mesa Looking At Another Light Rail Extension
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given Mesa $400,000 in grants.
Jun. 6, 2014
Comicon, Cosplay And Consent
Phoenix Comicon is underway downtown, and the event has long been a haven for those who immerse themselves in what is affectionately known as geek culture.
Jun. 6, 2014
What Is Vocal Fry?
When you're having a conversation or even listening to someone on the radio, have you ever judged that person by his or her voice?
Jun. 6, 2014
Humble To Decide If Medical Marijuana Law Includes PTSD
Arizona veterans may be able to use medical marijuana for post-traumatic stress disorder.
Jun. 6, 2014

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