KJZZ News

Gov. Doug Ducey Reacts To Hacienda HealtCare Closure
Gov. Doug Ducey is reacting to news that Hacienda Healthcare is planning to close its facility after an incapacitated patient was raped and gave birth to a baby in late December.
Feb. 8, 2019
#ArizonaHaiku: 17 Arizona-Inspired Poems
The Show is celebrating National Haiku Month with your haiku poems about Arizona. More than 75 listeners sent in haiku to enter the random drawing for a KJZZ item.
Feb. 8, 2019
Sports Writer Explores LGBTQ Struggles In The Athletic World
Bill Konigsberg was a sports writer for AP and ESPN, and he is gay. The last fact shouldn’t be relevant to the first, but Konigsberg found out it really was. He wrote about this experience, being out in the world of sports, how that world still struggles with homophobia and then barriers to his job.
Feb. 8, 2019
Revolver Records Store In Phoenix Closing After 10 Years
On Roosevelt Row in Phoenix, a longtime staple is closing on Sunday. Revolver Records, the downtown record shop, has been the center point for the first Friday art walk for 10 years, but owner TJ Jordan announced in January that Revolver was coming to an end.
Feb. 8, 2019
Arizona Wildcats Basketball Team Under Scrutiny, Season Suffering
The University of Arizona men’s basketball team has been one of the nation’s most dominant programs for decades. But more recently, it’s been connected with controversy, including an FBI investigation related to whether illegal payments were being given to players.
Feb. 8, 2019
Groups Concerned About Changes To Clean Water Act
There appears to be concern among a number of groups that the Trump administration might be looking to change a section of the Clean Water Act that gives states say over certain projects.
Feb. 8, 2019
Production In The Works Tells Story AZ DACA Recipient
Tony Valdovinos De La Mora wanted to be in the military, but instead ended up in politics. And now, the 28-year old is the subject of a new musical. Valdovinos came to the United States when he was 2. The now-28 year-old owns a company that does get-out-the-vote work in Arizona. He’s also a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipient.
Feb. 8, 2019
Upcoming Play Presents Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali was one of the most famous people in the world. He was renowned for his boxing prowess and many legendary fights, but it was his charismatic speaking and boastful rhymes, that helped him connect with all ages and backgrounds.
Feb. 8, 2019
Bill Could Remove Voters From Early Voting List
Failure to participate in at least one of the primary or general elections in two consecutive election cycles would lead to an Arizona voter being purged from that list. And that generated some passionate testimony before a Senate committee this week.
Feb. 8, 2019
Longdon Angered, Not Surprised By Hacienda HealthCare Abuse
One of the central voices in the aftermath of the Hacienda HealthCare tragedy has been Democratic Rep. Jennifer Longdon. She was about to start her first term in office when news broke about the birth of this baby boy at Hacienda HealthCare. And it hit home.
Feb. 8, 2019
New Football League Fills The Void Of NFL
If you are still ready for some football, the 8-team Alliance of American Football, has been created to fill the off-season void.
Feb. 8, 2019
NPS To Reimburse Grand Canyon For Shutdown Costs
The National Parks Service will reimburse parks that stayed open during the 35-day partial government shutdown.
Feb. 8, 2019
Glendale Police Start Enforcing Texting-While-Driving Ban
Starting Friday, the Glendale Police are enforcing the city’s new distracted driving ordinance. For six months the department will issue warnings. Then offenders will get a $250 fine for sending a text message or talking on the phone.
Feb. 8, 2019
Apple Releases Update To Prevent FaceTime Eavesdropping
Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a software flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using FaceTime.
Feb. 8, 2019
McCain Apology Shows Challenge For Mixed-Race Families
Cindy McCain has apologized after she claimed that she stopped a case of human trafficking at the Phoenix airport when she reported a toddler with a woman of a different ethnicity and "something didn't click."
Feb. 8, 2019
KJZZ
Discussing the week in news with Marcus Dell’Artino, partner at First Strategic, and former Tempe Mayor Neil Giuliano, who is now CEO at Greater Phoenix Leadership.
Feb. 8, 2019
Kendrick Lamar Leads This Year
Fifteen-time Grammy award-winning artist Alicia Keys will be hosting the award shows, and you can expect performances throughout the night — but a lot of the big names aren't performing. Drake, Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande and Kendrick Lamar all have announced they won’t be on stage.
Feb. 8, 2019
The Takeaway: Are Americans Ready For Medicare For All?
As the 2020 campaign season kicks off many of the declared and likely Democratic candidates seem to be throwing their support behind "Medicare for all." But what does "Medicare for all" actually mean? And is it achievable?
Feb. 8, 2019
Options For Hacienda HealthCare Patients Limited After Phoenix Facility Closes
After 29-year-old woman with severe disabilities was raped and later gave birth to a baby boy, the Phoenix facility where she lived announced it is closing. Hacienda HealthCare said Thursday it was shuttering its intermediate care facility (ICF).
Feb. 8, 2019
U.S. Commerce Tomato Decision Could Hurt Nogales
The U.S. Commerce Department’s decision to resume an investigation into dumping of Mexican tomatoes into the U.S. market could hurt the produce import business, and consumers.
Feb. 7, 2019

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