KJZZ News

pager, beeper
Text paging can be dangerous in hospitals, as KJZZ's medical commentator, Dr. Joseph Sirven explains.
Jul. 26, 2017
death chamber
An Arizona prison official in charge of buying drugs to carry out the death penalty testified Tuesday in a media lawsuit over access to execution information that pharmaceutical companies will no longer sell drugs to carry out the punishment.
Jul. 26, 2017
homeless man
“Generally those who are chronically homeless have a lot of mental health or health issues that they are dealing with and so it's not enough to just give a Band-Aid solution or push them from one place to another,” Councilwoman Lauren Kuby said. “We really want to find solutions.”
Jul. 26, 2017
Camelback Ranch
When it was originally conceived, Camelback Ranch was to be the centerpiece for one of Glendale’s biggest revenue sources. But plans to develop the land around the Cactus League venue fizzled during the Great Recession.
Jul. 26, 2017
“The walls are mostly gone,” said Richard Ochs, Superstition Fire and Medical District assistant fire chief. "The only part that’s still standing is the back where the kitchen was. Not much left, I’m afraid, at all.”
Jul. 25, 2017
Family killed in Payson flood
A group funeral was held Tuesday for 10 family members who were killed in a flash flood near Payson on July 15. Three generations of family had been celebrating a birthday at a swimming hole when a wall of water swept through.
Jul. 25, 2017
Fire Station 7
The Prescott City Council voted to sell Fire Station 7, former home of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, to a local plumbing company.
Jul. 25, 2017
U.S. Capitol building
Arizona’s two senators have cast their votes in favor of starting debate on a repeal and replacement for the Affordable Care Act.
Jul. 25, 2017
integrated fixed tower
Homeland Security is rolling out a series of digital towers along the U.S.-Mexico border. It’s part of a plan to secure the border that started in Arizona. Now the effectiveness of the towers is being questioned.
Jul. 25, 2017
North Korea flag
Tensions between North Korea and the U.S. have been on the rise. Pyongyang launched an intercontinental ballistic missile earlier this month, which North Korea’s state-run news agency said was capable of hitting the “heart of the United States.” In response, the U.S. carried out military exercises with South Korean troops.
Jul. 25, 2017
Truck at Mexico port
During the campaign, President Trump spent a lot of time railing against the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, the landmark trade deal between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. And now that day has come. Last week, the Trump administration revealed its goals in those upcoming renegotiations.
Jul. 25, 2017
President Trump has questioned the role of NATO, focusing on why the U.S. is paying for more of what the organization does than other member nations do. He recently announced that the U.S. would pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, setting the country apart from most of the rest of the world.
Jul. 25, 2017
Craig Harris
The pressure on Arizona and municipalities around the state to take action on pension costs is growing. This week, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Timothy Thomason called on the state Legislature to put additional millions into the statewide pension system for judges and other elected officials.
Jul. 25, 2017
A new rule adopted by the Arizona Clean Elections Commission is sparking some controversy at the state Capitol this week. The Commission instituted new regulations clarifying and modernizing the process for candidates who take clean-elections money and then use it to hire political parties or consultants.
Jul. 25, 2017
Sen. John McCain
Whether he meant to or not, Sen. John McCain has played an important role in Donald Trump’s path to the White House and throughout his time in office. That's according to Washington Post reporter Amber Phillips, who recently chronicled how their paths have intersected for the Post blog The Fix.
Jul. 25, 2017
chandler police logo
The Chandler Police Department is recommending criminal charges for the former head football coach and principal at Hamilton High School for not reporting allegations of hazing within the football program that reportedly occurred between 2015 and 2017.
Jul. 25, 2017
Extreme partisanship in the Senate isn’t anything new, but it’s not as common as you may think. Attorney and former Senate aide Ira Shapiro wrote about the late 1970s Senate in his book "The Last Great Senate." We spoke with Shapiro about expectations for the Senate.
Jul. 25, 2017
Pecos Road
Chandler Boulevard to the north will be extended to cover the same distance that the section of Pecos Road currently covers.
Jul. 25, 2017
Steven Shepard
Steven Shepard, editor for the Politico Caucus and chief polling analyst for Politico, joined us on Tuesday morning for on-the-ground perspective ahead of the Senate vote on health-care reform.
Jul. 25, 2017
Regina Revazova
One producer drives a cab around the Valley and records some of the backseat confessions she hears.
Jul. 25, 2017

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