Don't let the recent wave of heavy rainstorms fool you into thinking the upcoming wildfire season will mellow. Arizona State Forestry Spokeswoman Tiffany Davila said it all depends on the region. Up north, she predicted snowpack will push the wildfire season off by a month.
Federal authorities say a southern Arizona smuggling ring used the U.S. banking system to transfer more than $1 million. The Arizona Daily Star reports it found sworn affidavits filed in U.S. District Court in Tucson that described the money being deposited into 22 bank accounts controlled by alleged ringleader Audias Sanchez Colin.
The Arizona Senate has approved what may be Arizona’s first-ever universal ban on texting while driving. Senate Bill 1165 is far reaching: no driver would be able to hold a device in their hand while the car is in motion.
“They deserve no less than any other student in this state,” said Marvy McNeese, the principal of the Yavapai County juvenile detention school. “These are children who have been traumatized they need a lot of extra support and often times when they’re with us it’s the most consistent exposure to education they’ve ever had.”
Concerns that deadly police encounters are fueled by “warrior cops” have led to programs that teach communication and engagement as alternatives to force and control. But do they work? Or are they based on a false premise?
How did Mesa get its name? A listener wanted to know and asked our Q & AZ project, pointing out that the city doesn't appear to be sitting on a mesa or plateau. Jimmy Jenkins from KJZZ’s East Valley Bureau went looking for the city’s namesake with a local historian.
The Arizona Department of Transportation is in the planning stages of creating a Sonoran Corridor, which would be a direct connection between Interstate 10 and Interstate 19 south of Tucson International Airport.
Sunscreen has become an all-important, ubiquitous product that just about everyone uses. But how do we know if sunscreen is safe? Turns out, we don’t. But now the FDA is taking a big step to changing just that.
The ongoing political saga in Venezuela has taken another step. The opposition politician Juan Guaido, the man many countries — including the United States — consider the legitimate interim president of Venezuela, has returned there on Monday, risking arrest by the current administration.
The congregation of Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church is the heartbeat of the African American Christian community in Phoenix. But, last year, the community suffered a sudden loss when longtime pastor Bishop Alexis A. Thomas passed away suddenly at the age of 50.
New research from the RAND Corporation finds young people in this country, across all demographics, are much more likely to be arrested than previous generations. Some of the demographics seeing the biggest increase are white men and women.