KJZZ News

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
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.
July 26, 2012
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.
July 26, 2012
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.
July 26, 2012
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.
July 25, 2012
Three witness in the class-action lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Apriao said Wednesday the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office discriminated against them. Two deputies rebutted those claims. Nadine Arroyo Rodriguez reports from the federal courthouse in Phoenix.
July 25, 2012
Dmitri Matheny talks with Blaise about the sound of the Flugelhorn and what makes it different than a trumpet.
July 25, 2012
Barry Dill, Democratic strategist for First Strategic in Phoenix, talks about the political paths of the three Democratic hopefuls in the race for the hotly contested Congressional District 9. Plus information on the political forum being held Wednesday night by KJZZ.
July 25, 2012
According to a report from Zillow the Arizona real estate market may be on the slow road to recovery, but two experts say don’t get too excited yet. Anthony Sanders, professor of Real Estate Finance at George Mason University, and John Wake, a Valley-based Realtor and associate broker with HomeSmart Real Estate, discuss Arizona’s previous housing bubble and current economic climate.
July 25, 2012
Arizona Department of Health Services director Will Humble explains how conditions become eligible to be treated by medical marijuana and gives a rough timeline for the opening of dispensaries. Humble says that before an ailment is added to the list of conditions treated by medical marijuana he requires solid research to prove marijuana alleviates symptoms.
July 25, 2012
Avondale Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers talks about being appointed chair of MAG and their plans for regional growth.Rogers says that MAG will certainly concentrate on air quality and transportation, but human services are also important.
July 25, 2012
The chair of the Arizona Senate Ethics Committee has dismissed a complaint filed against Mesa Republican Senator Rich Crandall. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports.MARK BRODIE: Republican State Representative Brenda Barton had filed the complaint against Crandall, after he left Barton a voice mail.
July 25, 2012
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the witness stand Tuesday in the civil rights case against him. In his testimony Arpaio asserted he never ordered his staff to racially profile Hispanics. KJZZ's NAR was at the hearing in Phoenix and has this report.
July 25, 2012

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