KJZZ.org's Top 5 Most-Viewed Stories Of 2018
The KJZZ News team has spent the past year reporting on breaking news, business, education, science, politics and more around Arizona.
Here is a look back at the five most-viewed stories on KJZZ.org in 2018.
A sensitive women’s health issue came before the Committee on Military, Veterans and Regulatory Affairs on in February: the price of pads and tampons in Arizona prisons. Not all the committee members were comfortable with the idea.
Arizonans went to the polls in November for the midterm election. Results for Arizona's ballot measures were among KJZZ.org's top articles for the year.
Once you venture down one of the Grand Canyon's steep trails, you enter another world. The farther you get from the crowded overlooks and gift shops, the more the personal and intimate the canyon becomes. And like anywhere that’s hard to reach, the Grand Canyon’s backcountry is rich with stories.
Thirty-seven people were injured. One man died. The Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) officially calls what happened at the state prison in Yuma on March 1, 2018, a “disturbance.” But recently released videos, court documents, internal reports and interviews with several inmates describe a dangerous and chaotic riot.
Arizona’s medical marijuana patients are on notice. That’s after a court ruled many of them could be breaking the law. The legal fight centers on whether marijuana extracts — an ingredient in some of the most popular products — are protected by Arizona’s medical marijuana law. It’s a decision that threatens to upend a multi-million dollar industry and thousands of patients' lives.