UA doctor’s drug could buy time between rattlesnake bite and anti-venom treatment
TUCSON – As soon as a rattlesnake sinks its fangs into a victim, the venom starts traveling through the bloodstream. Within seconds, people can experience pain, swelling, bleeding and trouble breathing.
Trans Queer Pueblo organizes Phoenix show giving support to LGBTQ immigrant community
PHOENIX — Growing up as a member of the LGBTQ community can already be a struggle for many. For some Latino youths, their journey is made even more difficult because of several factors such as the conservative, male dominated and religious nature of their culture.
Steve Bannon comes to Tucson, hundreds protest
TUCSON - The groups were separated by a street, metal barriers and police officers. On one side, a man shouted into his megaphone. “The people united will never be defeated!” On the other side, a woman yelled into her megaphone. “The people united, are gonna be deported!”
Arizona officials praise Trump’s declaration of public health emergency for opioids
PHOENIX – State leaders and public health officials on Thursday praised President Donald Trump after he declared a public health emergency on the nation’s opioid crisis, saying it’s a good first step. However, at least one local health care professional said it wasn’t enough.
Maryvale residents express concerns about hospital closure
PHOENIX – Maryvale residents said they were concerned about the recent announcement their nearest hospital would close, leaving some to question where they will go in an emergency.
New initiative focuses on connecting Maryvale residents to jobs
PHOENIX – Like many community members who live in or around Maryvale, Lupe Ybarra needs a job.
Arizona academy gives free music lessons, instruments to youth
PHOENIX – A local music academy wants to make sure students learn to play an instrument even if they can't afford it, underscoring a federal guideline that says music is crucial to a quality education.
Valley workers had highest wage increases in US
PHOENIX – Wages in the Phoenix metro area increased more than anywhere else in the United States in the past year, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
Tupac? Bette Midler? Valley high school pregame football music runs gamut
PHOENIX -- Football now comes with a soundtrack. From high school to the NFL, athletes can be spotted before games with a popular piece of equipment.
Arizona business leaders say DACA repeal could have millions in economic impact
PHOENIX – One local business leader said if authorities remove all of the state’s DACA recipients from the economy, it would be the equivalent of removing the population of Kingman in northwest Arizona.
Arizona files lawsuit against Chandler-based opioid company, accuses it of fraudulent practices
PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Chandler-based opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. and three doctors. The suit alleged that they participated in fraudulent practices, which led to overprescription of a powerful opioid drug, according to a statement released Thursday.
Arizona agencies send help to Hurricane Harvey victims
PHOENIX – Hundreds of Arizona residents are sending help to Texans displaced by Hurricane Harvey by donating money, food, supplies and other aid to Arizona relief organizations, sports groups, grocery stores and other businesses.