FLORENCE — After Dustin Lynch and the rest of the Country Thunder performers got everybody in the mood for a weekend of music and partying Thursday, festival goers returned to the stage areas …
Prior to COVID times, Maricopa residents might have had a memorable experience going about their day at one of the big events in the city, when all of a sudden a dance party breaks out in the middle of everything.
When residents go outside to enjoy their community, they want it to look its best. In a city the size of Maricopa, that takes a big group effort. The Keep Maricopa Beautiful program helps everyone get involved in cleaning up their community.
PHOENIX — Ron Watkins, a prolific promoter of false conspiracies about the 2020 election who is closely tied to the QAnon movement, says he is running for Congress as a Republican in Arizona's 1st District.
The city of Maricopa may have been founded 18 years ago, but it has history worth exploring for residents and tourists alike.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Public Safety says certain inmates will get $50 to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Every golfer knows about that itch to go hit some balls for a round, or even just some drives. Some get that itch every once in a while, but for others it comes every day, to the point where getting to the course has been as routine as a cup of coffee.
Recreational sports leagues often come with the idea of kids learning new sports and making friends over apple slices and juice boxes. But there’s another side to these activities, where people of all ages can get together to play the games they love.
ELOY – When it comes to 2A Conference football, winning the region still matters as the top regional teams earn an automatic bid to the state tournament.
CASA GRANDE — Halfway through the season and it’s difficult to assess where this year’s Vista Grande football team stands on the spectrum.
CASA GRANDE – Having outscored its last three opponents by a combined 152-14 total, it’s sort of surprising the Casa Grande Union football team will enter Kino Region play ranked No. 4 in Class 4A instead of No. 1.
LAKE HAVASU CITY (AP) — Authorities have identified one of two people who drowned in the Colorado River as a 75-year-old California man.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's three state universities will comply with a federal mandates for government contractors and require their employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Dec. 8 unless granted exemptions, officials announced Friday.
WASHINGTON – The Jan. 8, 2011, mass shooting in Tucson that killed six and wounded 13, including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, reverberated nationally.
YUMA -- A new breed of aircraft that flies in the stratosphere just completed a set of tests in the Arizona desert, breaking new records and worrying privacy advocates about what the aircraft may hold for the future.
TEMPE (AP) — An explosion and fire in a Tempe house where two women were found dead wasn't accidental, but circumstances of the incident remain unclear, city officials announced Friday.
PHILADELPHIA — Zach Ertz had the unique opportunity to play one more game in Philadelphia, knowing he would be traded to the Arizona Cardinals.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It only took about a day after Chase Elliott wished Kevin Harvick “a merry offseason and Happy Christmas” for NASCAR's reigning champion to get the zinger on merchandise on h…
FLORENCE — After Dustin Lynch and the rest of the Country Thunder performers got everybody in the mood for a weekend of music and partying Thursday, festival goers returned to the stage areas near Florence on Friday to pick up right where they started.
FLORENCE — All hat and no cattle is fine at the Country Thunder music festival, but according to vendors, attendees are moving away from more traditional cowboy hat styles and toward something a little more funky.
FLORENCE — After more than a one-year hiatus because of COVID-19, county music fans came out in droves Thursday afternoon to enjoy the musical acts and to have a good time.
As a young man starting college, director Todd Haynes fell immediately for the Velvet Underground — the band which, musician Brian Eno famously said, didn’t sell many records, but everyone who bought one went and started a band.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 44-year-old Nevada man accused of assault with a deadly weapon and child endangerment after they say he was shooting at cars near his home in the high desert about 150 miles (241 kilometers) north of Reno.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters reported significant progress in corralling a wildfire in Southern California coastal mountains on Friday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The number of people in Puerto Rico who identified as “white” in the most recent census plummeted almost 80%, sparking a conversation about identity on an island breaking away from a past where race was not tracked and seldom debated in public.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- More than 90 rattlesnakes were found under a California home, according to a reptile rescue group.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The bodies of a woman and a young girl were found after a flash flood from the remnants of Hurricane Pamela swept their vehicles from a road early Thursday in San Antonio.
SAN DIEGO — The Biden administration said it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy next month to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, complying with a judge's order.
WASHINGTON — Indigenous groups and other environmental activists marched to the Capitol Friday as they continued a weeklong protest demanding that Congress and the Biden administration stop new fossil fuel projects and act with greater urgency on climate change.
PHOENIX — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is claiming that Facebook admits it is aiding human smuggling.
PHOENIX -- A judge late Thursday rejected broad claims by the Senate that it need not disclose various documents related to its audit of the 2020 election.
FLORENCE — The first thing to know about Mark Lamb, the sheriff of Pinal County, Arizona, is that he just plain looks like a sheriff. It could be the Justin cowboy hat he wears pulled low over his eyes and his penchant for Western shirts and a tactical vest in lieu of a uniform. It could be …
WASHINGTON — Protesters held a sit-in Thursday at the Interior Department building in downtown Washington and clashed with police as they challenged fossil fuel projects and called for the declaration of a climate emergency. Multiple arrests were reported.
PHOENIX — Veronika Granado anxiously stood before the judge knowing that if she said something wrong, things could end badly for her.
BERLIN, El Salvador — At a geothermal power plant near El Salvador’s Tecapa volcano, 300 computers whir inside a trailer as they make complex mathematical calculations day and night verifying …
KABUL, Afghanistan — Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and wounding 70, a Taliban of…
Amazon’s audiobook service Audible and phone apps for reading the holy books of Islam and Christianity have disappeared from the Apple store in mainland China, in the latest examples of the co…
LEIGH-ON-SEA, England — A long-serving member of Parliament was stabbed to death Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in England, an attack that united Britain’s fractious pol…
BEIJING (AP) — China on Saturday launched a three-person crew for a six-month mission aboard its space station that is planned at setting a new record for the length of time spent in space by …
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of protesters in Bangladesh's capital Friday clashed with police as security forces used tear gas and batons against demonstrators angry over what they perce…
STANFIELD — First Baptist Church of Stanfield plans its fourth annual fall festival from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30, at the church, 615. S. Stanfield Road.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday approved the crediting of what was described as the miraculous healing of a child to the intercession of John Paul I, advancing the cause for sainthood for one of his predecessors who died 33 days after being elected pontiff in 1978.