KJZZ News

What Geopolitical Events Can We Expect In 2019?
As we look to the new year, let’s take a closer look at what’s coming to the world stage.
Dec. 28, 2018
Wells Fargo Pays AZ $37.1 Million To Resolve Claims
Wells Fargo Bank will have to pay more than $37 million to Arizona to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws.
Dec. 28, 2018
ASU Professor And Poet Awarded MacArthur Fellowship
On a yearly basis, the John D. and Katherine T. MacArthur Foundation awards a number of MacArthur fellowships — commonly known as "genius grants." Earlier this month, the foundation chose 25 people to receive the $625,000 grant.
Dec. 28, 2018
Tesla Must Operate At
When the Tesla Roadster came on the scene more than a decade ago, it was a sensation, and sold out quickly. Since then, the company has branched out to other models — and price points — of cars, as well as other non-automotive areas.
Dec. 28, 2018
ICE Dropping Migrants At Bus Stations Without Warning
About 80 migrants were dropped off at the Phoenix Greyhound station on Thursday by ICE officials. That’s according to reporting by the Arizona Republic, which says about 6,000 migrants have been dropped off at Valley churches since mid-October.
Dec. 28, 2018
Internet Outages Impact 911 Services In Arizona, Across The U.S.
Some CenturyLink customers say the outage began over the weekend. 911 emergency call services were impacted in 10 states, including the Cochise County Sheriff’s department.
Dec. 28, 2018
Why Do We Use Movie Quotes To Communicate?
On Oct. 3 — which is “Mean Girls” Day — Tina Fey, who wrote the movie, attended a ceremony in New York to rename a portion of 52nd Street "W. Fetch Street." This got Julie Himberg wondering, why is it that we use movie quotes to communicate?
Dec. 28, 2018
Glendale Police Remind People Not To Shoot Guns Into The Air
Glendale police officers are going door-to-door reminding people not to shoot their guns into the air.
Dec. 28, 2018
Can Passenger Rail Work In Arizona?
The idea of taking passenger rail between Phoenix and Tucson — rather than braving I-10 traffic in the car — isn’t a new one.
Dec. 28, 2018
Have Trump
One year ago, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. Among the elements was a cut in the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent.
Dec. 28, 2018
Mental Health Training Available To Arizona Teachers
Arizona’s Medicaid program is teaming up with the state’s Department of Education to offer mental health training to educators.
Dec. 28, 2018
Former CEO To Plead Guilty In Opioid Scheme Case
The former CEO of the Arizona-based pharmaceutical company plans to plead guilty.
Dec. 28, 2018
Despite Challenges, Bike Culture Grows In Sonora, Mexico
Cyclists from Sonora have made their mark on Arizona races like the Tour de Tucson. But cycling has had to overcome a number of challenges to grow there. The city of Hermosillo is hoping to add to its network of bike lanes to help riders feel more comfortable on two wheels.
More News From KJZZ's Hermosillo Bureau
Dec. 28, 2018
Some Medical Procedures Can Transmit Alzheimer’s
A study in the journal “Nature” provides new evidence that certain medical procedures can transmit the “seeds” of Alzheimer’s disease.
Dec. 28, 2018
Marijuana Smuggling Drops With Legalization In U.S.
A new analysis suggests that as states legalize marijuana, less of the drug is being smuggled across the border from Mexico.
Dec. 28, 2018
Scientists Urge AMLO To Protect Endangered Porpoise
An international group of scientists sent a letter to Mexico’s new president asking him to protect a small, endangered porpoise that lives in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez.
Dec. 28, 2018
Mexican Truck Drivers Protest Tolls Near Border
Truck drivers in Nogales, Mexico, created a blockade on a toll road near the Arizona border this week to protest expensive fees on their big-rigs.
Dec. 27, 2018
Scientists Discover New Branch Near Roots Of Tree Of Life
The search for the roots and earliest branches of the tree of life can take scientists into unusual territory — including an ancient offshoot that’s in a class by itself.
Dec. 27, 2018
How Big Tech Influences The Fluctuating Stock Market
As you've probably heard, the stock market has been on a wild ride lately.
Dec. 27, 2018
Utah Enacts Strictest Drunk Driving Law In The Country
On Sunday, Utah will implement the nation’s strictest drunk driving law when it comes to a driver’s blood-alcohol content.
Dec. 27, 2018

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