Arizona News

Google Sued by Arizona over ‘Deceptive’ Location Tracking

Google kept tabs on the whereabouts of its users even if they had turned off location tracking, an Arizona official alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday. The suit filed by Attorney General Mark Brnovich stemmed from an investigation that began …

Arizona Judge Rules Against Releasing Nursing Home COVID-19 Stats

The state of Arizona doesn’t have to publicly reveal the number of coronavirus cases and deaths among residents of nursing homes, long-term facilities and retirement homes, a state judge ruled on Friday. The ruling marked a loss for news organizations …

Woman Accused of Arson Attempts of Her Arizona Business

A woman has been arrested in an arson attempt at her Glendale business last month, according to authorities. Police said 44-year-old Claudia Ramirez was taken into custody on suspicion of arson of an occupied structure. A Molotov cocktail was thrown …

Arizona Gets Court Order Blocking Vaping Firm’s Products

Arizona’s attorney general has obtained an injunction against a New Jersey-based vaping company he recently sued that bars the company from marketing or selling any of its products in the state. The injunction against Eonsmoke was announced by Attorney General …

National Insurance Crime Bureau Says Arizona Leads Nation in Auto Glass Claims

Arizona leads the nation in auto glass claims despite being 14th in total population, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Insurance industry data shows that between 2015 and 2019, 10% of the nation’s auto glass claims were in Arizona. …

Northern Arizona Burn Map Reveals Erosion, Flooding Risks

Burn maps from a northern Arizona fire have revealed a risk for post-fire erosion and flooding in populated communities. The Arizona Daily Sun reports that the U.S. Forest Service published a burn severity map Wednesday revealing fire damage in a …

Arizona Seeking U.S. Supreme Court Involvement in Opioid Case

Arizona’s attorney general on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to force the Sackler family, which owns OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma, to return billions of dollars they took out of the company. The court filing marks the first time the high …

Phoenix Buildings Continue to be Without Power After Fatal Fire

A fire in an underground utility vault killed one worker, injured a second and cut power to numerous high-rise buildings Monday in downtown Phoenix, possibly for a few days, authorities said. The explosion happened Sunday night while two workers for …

Technology Expected to Aid Drivers in Arizona Dust Storms

With Arizona’s monsoon season quickly approaching, state transportation planners plan to begin installing a new dust-detection system on Interstate 10. The Arizona Department of Transportation recorded 85 dust-related crashes along the busy freeway from Phoenix to Tucson from 2010 to …

Arizona Claim Seeks $45M for Incapacitated Woman Who Gave Birth

Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state. The precursor to a lawsuit says the woman allegedly was raped repeatedly before giving …