The Sonoran government of Gov. Claudia Pavlovich reportedly directed millions of public dollars to front companies that then provided cash for 2016 political campaigns. That’s according to an investigation published last Wednesday by the nonprofit Mexicans Against Corruption and Impunity.
The number of Indian Country crimes the U.S. Justice Department chose to prosecute has plateaued in recent years, according to federal statistics released this week.This despite efforts to boost public safety and prosecutions of sexual assault and other crimes.
For a short time, Tempe businesses will be offered a deep discount on permits to host live music. The one-time fee will be reduced to $200 — down from the normal cost of $1,331 — from December until March 2016.
“We’re looking for opportunities to involve our local vendors and our local store owners and operators in helping the city buy things at the best price,” said Tempe CFO and Deputy City Manager Ken Jones.
The vote wasn't as predictably Republican this time around, but don't call Arizona purple yet. That's the view of political analysts who say Democratic gains in this month's election need to be cemented in future contests to show this year wasn't a one-off.
A Utah real estate company covered the Valley with teal signs reading “Vote For Homie” during election season. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has now reached a deal with the firm to stop its marketing.
Arizona has the second largest number of bat species in the United States, behind Texas. A KJZZ listener remembered seeing these flying mammals on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus and asked about their fate via Q&AZ.
On Dec. 1, Mexico will have a new president, and Arizona governor Doug Ducey plans to attend to the inauguration ceremony in Mexico City. Ducey will also visit his counterpart in Sonora in this two-stop trip to Mexico.
Weeks ago, the U.S. federal government unconventionally deployed the national guard to the Mexican border, waiting for the Central American migrant caravan. And in Mexico, the entering administration plans to create a national guard that might operate on the border.
You’ve seen the Waymo self-driving cars stopped at intersections, you’ve seen the Uber cars in your rearview, well here’s another name entering the Valley’s self-driving arena —The Institute for Automated Mobility.
I, like many doctors, did not grow up in a family with means. Rather I started with a scholarship to college and took out loans for medical school. So you can imagine my reaction upon learning that NYU School of Medicine would be going tuition-free for all medical students! Wow!
For octogenarians and others of an advanced age who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, their most positive memories have often happened between the ages of 10 and 30. And that time period rests somewhere in the 1950s.
For decades, there has been talk of a rail service linking Arizona’s two biggest cities. But will it ever happen? KJZZ listener Liana Garcia asked that via our Q&AZ reporting project. Ask a question on Q&AZ →