KJZZ News

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Light Rail Celebrates 10th Birthday
Valley Metro light rail is celebrating its 10th birthday today.
Dec. 27, 2018
History Was Made At The Cheez-It Bowl
It’s college bowl season — the best time of year, for some — and we get a few bowl games here in Arizona, including Wednesday’s Cheez-It Bowl at Chase Field. TCU and Cal State met and, well, history was made.
Dec. 27, 2018
Tucson Sues The State Over School Funding
Pima County and the Tucson Unified School District this week sued the state over school funding.
Dec. 27, 2018
Polluted Air Becoming A Bigger Problem For AZ, Mexico
Air quality is a problem throughout the Valley during this time of year.
Dec. 27, 2018
2018 Was A Tumultuous Year For Valley Restaurants
From blockbuster openings to surprising closures, 2018 was a tumultuous one for many Valley restaurant owners and diners — and there’s more to come next year.
Dec. 27, 2018

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