KJZZ News

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say more Americans have been infected with West Nile Virus so far this year than through any July since 2004. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie has more.
August 01, 2012
  Tonight hear the latest new releases on the 9 O'clock Special.  From singers to horn players and guitarists it's a great variety of talent.
August 01, 2012
A just-released poll shows Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney continues to trail badly among Latino voters in Arizona and other key states. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports. The Latino Decisions poll was conducted in mid-June.
July 31, 2012
Swimming is still banned at Slide Rock State Park in Oak Creek Canyon. Park officials say water in the canyon remains unhealthy. KJZZ’s Al Macias reportsAL MACIAS: The popular slide rock area was closed Sunday after park officials recorded high levels of fecal coliform.
July 31, 2012
One of the largest employers in Navajo County began handing out pink slips today. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports community leaders are worried about the impact on small towns already struggling in a tough economy.
July 31, 2012
Arizona has won a federal grant to try to intervene before alcohol and substance use becomes an addiction. The $7.5 million will set up a program of early screening at several community health centers and one emergency room in Northern Arizona.
July 31, 2012
All but two of Arizona's county attorneys have signed a letter to Governor Jan Brewer asking her to stop the licensing of medical marijuana patients and dispensaries. They say it's too dangerous for the state to run a program that violates federal law.
July 31, 2012
  Kenny Burrell and Stanley Jordan are two distinctive jazz guitarists with very different styles.  Tuesday they both celebrate a birthday and we'll celebrate their music tonight on the 9 o'clock Special.
July 30, 2012
No swimming at Slide Rock State Park in Oak Creek Canyon until further notice. KJZZ’s Al Macias reports the park was closed yesterday because of health concerns.Water samples showed unsafe levels of fecal coliform bacteria in the creek.
July 30, 2012
There is a voluntary recall of a Trader Joe's salad blend due to a possible contamination of Listeria. From Phoenix, KJZZ's Lynn Kelly reports.The onions used in the Trader Joe's Roasted Butternut Squash, Red Quinoa & Wheatberry Salad are the issue.
July 30, 2012
Monday is the deadline to register for next month's primary election here in Arizona. KJZZ's Al Macias reports.You have until midnight July 30 to register for the primary election. If the registration form is mailed, it must be postmarked no later than midnight.
July 30, 2012
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge will hear arguments Monday morning on whether an initiative to ask voters to repeal a Glendale sales tax increase should be on November's ballot. The city council approved the 0.
July 30, 2012
Health officials here in Arizona are urging hundreds of people to seek testing for hepatitis C. As KJZZ's Mark Moran reports, patients at hospitals in the city could have been exposed. Health officials are warning almost 300 people who were treated at two Phoenix hospitals that they may have been exposed to hepatitis C.
July 30, 2012
The University of Arizona College of Medicine in downtown Phoenix debuts a new building today. U of A President Ann Weaver Hart is set to tour the $100 million facility that aims to change how medicine is taught.
July 30, 2012
Hundreds of protesters marched in downtown Phoenix on Sunday against Arizona's immigration law, SB 1070. As KJZZ's Mark Moran reports, some Latinos in the group say they're being racially profiled.  The U.
July 30, 2012
Hundreds of new laws will take effect this Thursday in Arizona, and among them is one that will require auto booster seats for kids younger than 8 years old or under 4'9" tall.  Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of death of children, and the proper use of a safety seat reduces a child's fatality risk by 71 percent.
July 30, 2012
The autopsy of a former Wall Street trader who mysteriously collapsed in court and later died was released Friday. It all began in 2009 when Michael Marin emerged from his burning Phoenix-area mansion in scuba gear.
July 27, 2012
Nevada transportation officials are looking at ways to reduce the number of suicides at the Hoover Dam bypass bridge after a fourth person jumped into the Colorado River from the 900-foot-high bridge. Nevada transportation officials are expected to discuss suicides from the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge at their August or September meeting.
July 27, 2012
Jazz master Hank Jones lived from 1917 to 2010 and played music for over 75 years. He was the oldest in his musical family, with brothers Thad and Elvin following in his jazz footsteps.  Hear the eloquent lyrical style of pianist Hank Jones Monday night on the 9 O'clock special, and you'll be surprised at who he has played with.
July 26, 2012
  Dexter Gordon is the comeback kid for all the times he restarted his career.  He came on the scene in the 40s with Billy Eckstein,  lost his way in the 50s and came back in the 60s with his own sound and style.
July 26, 2012

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