KJZZ News

UA Student Presents Research On Opioid Prevention In D.C.
Students at the University of Arizona are exploring solutions to address the nation’s growing opioid crisis, and they think they may have an answer — don’t prescribe them at all.
May. 18, 2018
First-Ever Migraine Treatment Approved By FDA
On Thursday, the FDA approved the first treatment aimed at preventing migraines after a nationwide trial by drug maker Amgen, which included the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.
May. 18, 2018
Lands In Apache, Navajo Counties Closed Due To Fire Risk
All state-owned and managed lands in Apache and Navajo Counties are closed due to “extraordinarily high” fire risk.
May. 18, 2018
Funding Increased For Cleaning Up Homeless Encampments
Late last year, the City of Phoenix launched an initiative called Phoenix C.A.R.E.S. to provide services for the homeless and to find long-term solutions by sending trained outreach teams onto the streets.
May. 18, 2018
Phoenix Unveils Innovation District:
Phoenix has unveiled what it’s dubbing an "innovation district" in the city.
May. 18, 2018
Amy Silverman: Sisters
The school year is almost over. And for some siblings the learning and growing is not just in the classroom.
May. 18, 2018
Nearly 100 Politicians In Small-Town Mexico Murdered Since September
More than 90 candidates or public office holders have been killed in Mexico since the beginning of the country’s campaign season last year, as organized crime threatens to interrupt the country's small-town electoral process.
May. 18, 2018
Leafy Greens Growers Updating Protocols For Food Safety
There have been 172 people in 32 states sickened by a strain of E. coli connected to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma. Leafy greens growers from California and Arizona are meeting in Yuma May 24 to update food safety protocols established by the Food Safety Modernization Act, passed in January.
May. 17, 2018
2 Arizona Men Accused Of Running Fraudulent PACs
William and Robert Tierney were arrested Thursday morning for their role in what the government calls a scheme to defraud donors to nine PACs.
May. 17, 2018
Border Patrol Lacking Records For Hundreds Of Migrant Deaths
A CNN investigation released this week found the Border Patrol has been haphazard about tracking and recording deaths of migrants who cross into the U.S. illegally.
May. 17, 2018
Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center In Tucson, Add 1,500 Jobs
Despite passing on Arizona for the site of its upcoming second headquarters, Amazon will expand into Tucson.
May. 17, 2018
KJZZ Correction On Backpage.com Story
KJZZ incorrectly reported that the founders of Backpage.com had been ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in assets after pleading guilty to money laundering.
May. 17, 2018
NAFTA Delay Brings Anxiety For Arizona Importers
Business leaders across Arizona are anxiously prepearing for the likelihood that negotiations over trade between the U.S., Mexico and Canada will drag on through the rest of the year.
May. 17, 2018
Which is better? British English or American English? Does it depend entirely upon where you’re living or where you’re from or whatever your ears prefer?
May. 17, 2018
The Pulse: The Cost of Diabetes
Diabetes costs more healthcare dollars than any other disease in the United States. But beyond the huge financial price tag — diabetes takes a major toll on people’s lives.
May. 17, 2018
Ducey Vetoes Bill Requiring More Car Insurance
Governor Doug Ducey vetoed a bill that would have doubled the minimum amount of insurance needed to drive on Arizona roads.
May. 17, 2018
How Businesses Need To Think About Expanding
Gibson, which has made guitars for Elvis, Eric Clapton and B.B. King, among many others, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this month.
May. 17, 2018
Oncologist: HPV Vaccine Goes Beyond Cervical Cancer
For some time now, there has been a public health campaign to get young people to get the HPV vaccine. It protects against the Human Papillomavirus, which can lead to cervical cancer in women.
May. 17, 2018
For Mercury, This Season As Much About Babies As Basketball
While their NBA brothers, the Phoenix Suns, finished with the league's worst record, hopes remain high for the Phoenix Mercury, who are still a force to reckoned with in the Women’s National Basketball Association.
May. 17, 2018
BASIS Schools Director: Recent Expansion Plans Likely Not The Last
The Arizona State Board for Charter Schools this week approved requests by BASIS Charter Schools to expand in Flagstaff and Mesa.
May. 17, 2018

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