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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Greater Phoenix Economic Council has launched a formal protest against US tariffs on Chinese solar manufactures. GPEC says the tariff will harm Arizona’s solar industry. PETER O’DOWD: A trade war is brewing with the US and China.
The Democratic candidates for Congress in Arizona's new 9th district met Wednesday evening, at a candidate forum sponsored by KJZZ. They discussed how to bring jobs to the area, plans for dealing with illegal immigration, their thoughts on solar energy and much more.
The Maricopa Association of Governments has approved an estimated one billion dollar plan to extend the light rail farther west into Phoenix -- but they won’t be breaking ground just yet.Wednesday night, MAG signed off on 11 miles of new track that will run from downtown Phoenix, past the State Capitol complex, and end around 79th Avenue and the westbound I-10.
From The Bean stepping into the lead solo, and Bird crossing the bar lines, jazz saxophone has a fascinating history, with plenty of stars. Hear some of the jazz sax greats, like Coltrane and Cannonball tonight on the 9 O'clock Special.