KJZZ News

Law Protecting Patients From Surprise Bills Takes Effect
Arizonans will have a way to dispute unexpected medical bills, or “surprise bills”, starting Jan. 1. A new law says patients who go to an in-network hospital for service and are later billed for out-of-network care can now dispute the bill through an arbitration process.
Dec. 31, 2018
Push To Change Tucson City Council Elections
Unable to get courts to void Tucson's current council election system, some political interests now are taking their case directly to voters.
Dec. 31, 2018
U.S. Will Help Mexico Despite Government Shutdown
Mexico requested aid from the U.S. and Canada to investigate a deadly and controversial helicopter crash that occurred Monday. The Canadian help has arrived, but the American support has faced difficulties as a result of the government’s shutdown.
Dec. 31, 2018
Former Dean Pledges $20 Million To University Of Arizona
A professor emeritus at the University of Arizona has pledged a record $20 million to his alma mater. The gift is a result of how UA treated him.
Dec. 31, 2018
Phoenix Memorial Service Honors Life, Legacy Of Sen. John McCain
Arizonans lined the streets and mourners gathered at a church as a motorcade carrying Sen. John McCain's body left the state Capitol for a second day of memorial services for the maverick politician, former prisoner of war and two-time presidential candidate.
Dec. 31, 2018
The internet has brought us another heated debate of the senses — not a picture this time, but an audio clip. The clip was posted on Twitter and went viral because different people hear different things from the same clip.
Dec. 31, 2018
Monsoon Stories: How The Storms Tickle Our Senses
The monsoon storms in the Valley bring walls of dust then sheets of rain. And then comes the smell. It’s like the whole desert takes a deep breath and opens up. The distinct smell of creosote fills the air.
Dec. 31, 2018
Who Was D.B. Cooper? Filmmaker May Have An Answer
In 1971, a skyjacker parachuted out of a plane over Oregon with $200,000, and basically disappeared. A huge manhunt didn’t find the suspect who came to be known as D.B. Cooper, although media outlets received a few letters supposedly from him after the fact. Now, a filmmaker believes he’s found the real D.B. Cooper.
Dec. 31, 2018
The Changing Face(s) Of America
In the 1960s, many astronauts were household names — think Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and John Glenn. But today, NASA astronauts are largely anonymous, and it’s the people funding space travel that are more well-known like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos.
Dec. 31, 2018
Sandy Hook Father Fights Conspiracy Theories That Emerge After Mass Shootings
An unsettling pattern has emerged in the aftermath of national tragedies, like the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Survivors and victims’ families are grieving the loss of their loved ones but these days, they are also the targets of a wave of vitriol aimed directly at them.
Dec. 31, 2018
Republicans Consider Switching Parties Despite Political Risks
Grant Woods served as Arizona’s Attorney General from 1991 to 1999 as a Republican. But Woods has recently spoken seriously about switching to the Democratic Party, saying he’s having a difficult time being in the GOP in the age of President Trump, and he isn’t alone in the party switch discussion.
Dec. 31, 2018
Q&AZ: How Are HOAs Formed And Regulated?
About one third of Arizona’s housing stock is in a community association, which means almost two million Arizonans are connected a home-owners or condominium association.
Dec. 31, 2018
New Year’s Shooting Could Bring Harsher Sanction
The stroke of midnight on New Year’s in Nogales brings an eruption of celebratory gunfire. This year, a new state law in Sonora could mean harsher punishments for those who participate in the dangerous tradition.
Dec. 28, 2018
Border Shutdown Would Spell Trouble For Nogales, AZ
President Trump’s Friday tweet threatening a shutdown of the U.S.-Mexico border was an unwelcome message in Nogales, Arizona.
Dec. 28, 2018
Maricopa County Contests Liability Over Arpaio Lawsuits
Maricopa County is contesting some of its liability over lawsuits tied to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The county is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Dec. 28, 2018
Winter Weather Makes For Slow Traffic In Northern Arizona
Winter weather caused slow traffic in Northern Arizona Thursday night and into Friday morning. Drivers saw significant delays on I-40 between Williams and Winslow, as well as the I-17 between Camp Verde and Flagstaff.
Dec. 28, 2018
KJZZs Friday NewsCap Dec. 28, 2018
To talk about some of the biggest political stories in Arizona this year — and how they could affect 2019 — Jon Gabriel, editor of Ricochet.com and Chip Scutari of Scutari and Cieslak, joined The Show.
Dec. 28, 2018
What Geopolitical Events Can We Expect In 2019?
As we look to the new year, let’s take a closer look at what’s coming to the world stage.
Dec. 28, 2018
Tesla Must Operate At Insane Mode To Achieve Its Goals
When the Tesla Roadster came on the scene more than a decade ago, it was a sensation, and sold out quickly. Since then, the company has branched out to other models — and price points — of cars, as well as other non-automotive areas.
Dec. 28, 2018
Have Trumps Tax Cuts Helped The Whole Country?
One year ago, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. Among the elements was a cut in the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent.
Dec. 28, 2018

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