KJZZ News

The Air Force announced today that it has chosen Luke Air Force Base for the new pilot training center for the F-35 fighter jets. KJZZ's Al Macias reports.AL MACIAS: The Air Force will station 72 of the new fighters at Luke.
August 01, 2012
Earlier this week a Rand Corporation report claimed there are more effective means of fighting fires, and its lead author explains how. Edward Keating is a senior economist at the Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif.
August 01, 2012
An expert talks about the unpredictability of Arizona’s monsoon season, and explains why this year’s monsoon season is wetter than last year’s. Randy Cerveny, professor of Geological Science at Arizona State University, says the wetness of a monsoon season depends on how early heating over the desert occurs.
August 01, 2012
More training flights will be taking off and landing at Davis-Monthan Air Force base in Tucson. A draft environmental assessment by the Air Force reports that increased flights would not significantly impact the surrounding environment.
August 01, 2012
According to a report released by the Morrison Institute at ASU, Arizona will see a voting shift in coming years due to the coming-of-age Latino population. The two researchers who wrote the report explain why.
August 01, 2012
Two experts discuss the effect early mail-in voting has on running campaigns and getting more citizens to vote. Joe Yuhas, executive director of public affairs at Riester, says anything that opens up the election process to more voters is positive.
August 01, 2012
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

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