MARICOPA — Maricopa Unified School District is tentatively moving forward on plans to build a basic high school using the funds given to it by the State Facilities Board, a feat that has never been done in the state at the high school level.
HOUSTON (AP) — A whistleblower report provided to BuzzFeed News alleges U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has “systematically provided inadequate medical and mental health care” to detained migrants, leading to complications that included the removal of part of an 8-year-old boy's forehead.
APACHE JUNCTION — A 22-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly threatened another man and his young child with a gun in a possible road rage incident.
APACHE JUNCTION – The city council has approved an updated solid waste ordinance and a contract with a single company to handle solid waste, recycling and disposal services for single family homes, duplexes, triplexes and four-plexes in Apache Junction.
MARICOPA — Everyone knows it takes a lot of energy to play a basketball game. But when Maricopa’s two charter school teams met up for the first time, the result was enough to exhaust even those who were just watching.
CASA GRANDE — Through nine games this season, Vista Grande has already eclipsed its win total from last year, in which the Spartans only won four games.
TEMPE — Last year Poston Butte was on the outside looking in of the 4A girls basketball playoffs.
PHOENIX -- The Trump administration is siding against Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich in his effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that California is illegally imposing its taxes on Arizona residents and businesses.
TONTO BASIN — Authorities in Gila County recovered a body Friday that they believe is a 6-year-old girl swept away two weeks ago when her family tried to cross surging creek waters.
FLAGSTAFF (AP) — Prosecutors said they will reduce the charge against a former Northern Arizona University student in a fatal 2015 shooting on campus from first-degree to second-degree murder.
TUCSON – A 40-year-old mn was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of selling methamphetamine in the parking lots of Tucson area shopping malls.
LAS VEGAS — States in the U.S. West that have agreed to begin taking less water next month from the drought-stricken Colorado River got praise and a push for more action Thursday from the nation’s top water official.
PHOENIX (AP) — A 30-year-old man faces sentences adding up to 108 years in prison after being convicted of 11 felony counts of child sex trafficking and other crimes.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A multitude surrounded Mexico City's Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe Thursday following days of pilgrimage from all over the country.
CUAUHTEMOC, Mexico -- Mennonites in Mexico are promoting a bright new Christmas tradition – one born of somber origins.
CASA GRANDE — What was Bethlehem like at the time of Jesus’ birth. A seasonal event in Casa Grande aims to answer that question while sharing the true meaning of Christmas in a fun, interactive way.
CASA GRANDE — With a free community performance of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” planned for Dec. 15, Marilyn Cooper-Lunt hopes people take a few hours off from the hustle and bustle of the holidays to appreciate the music of the season.
LAS VEGAS — Opponents of the Trump administration's plan to break up the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the country's public lands bureau are warning of a brain drain, saying many staffers who are being reassigned are opting to quit rather than move out West.
WASHINGTON — Democrats propelled President Donald Trump’s impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S. House as the Judiciary Committee on Friday approved charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. It's the latest major step in the constitutional and political storm that h…
WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed a historic vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, shutting down a 14-hour session that dragged with partisanship but had been expected to end with the formal charges being sent to the full House for a vote…
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TEMPE — The Arizona Cardinals have released veteran linebacker Terrell Suggs with three games remaining in a disappointing season for both the player and the team.
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BALTIMORE — Only minutes removed from watching his team roll to its 10th consecutive victory, coach John Harbaugh showed up to the post-game news conference wearing a white hat proclaiming Bal…
GLENDALE — It took Brad Richardson until Thursday night to score his first goal of the season, but it came in a win that gave the Arizona Coyotes sole possession of first place in the Pacific …
HONOLULU (AP) — Army personnel in Hawaii used World War II diving equipment for an underwater interment of the ashes of a USS Arizona crew member.
NEW YORK -- A pair of unforgettable tornadoes bookended the 2019 U.S. tornado season, which is effectively over; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has no reports of tornadoes so far in December. The U.S. tornado season typically runs from March through November or so…
NEW YORK — A 13-year-old boy has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student in a park near the school’s New York City campus, two law enforcement officials with knowledge of the investigation said Friday.
BOISE, Idaho — Documents show the U.S. Forest Service allowing a Canadian company to write a key environmental report on its proposed open-pit gold mines in central Idaho after the Trump administration became involved.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday he expects the U.S. Congress to approve the new regional trade agreement with his country and Canada by Dec. 20.
It’s probably a testament to the makeup artists of Jay Roach’s Fox News docudrama “Bombshell” that the movie opens with a disclaimer announcing that the people depicted within are played by actors. Films don’t ordinarily require a heads up that that’s, you know, Charlize Theron.
LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Friday to heal Britain’s divisions over Brexit after his gamble on early elections rewarded him with a commanding majority in Parliament and a new…
PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron remains determined to push ahead with an overhaul of the nation’s pension system despite more than a week of nationwide strikes that paralyzed public t…
SANTA ANA, El Salvador — María Teresa Carballo was worried. She hadn’t heard from her daughter-in-law since the young woman and her two young children left with a smuggler for the U.S. border …
In a sense, the people of the Ak-Chin Native American community have always been involved in gambling. Translated, Ak-Chin means “mouth of the wash” and refers to farming that relies on the de…
Oracle was in its infancy as a mining and cattle ranching community around 1891 when it was mentioned in a medical journal. The article stated that the area north of Tucson was a great place f…
When my wife and I go on vacation, I normally make the schedule for the week and then buy airplane tickets and rent a car.
Frank Pinkley was 19 years old in 1900 when he arrived in Arizona on a train from Missouri. He was scheduled to stay six months to recover from a mild case of tuberculosis. He never left.
The world-famous Heard Museum in Phoenix has about 130,000 square feet of space. Then there’s the World’s Smallest Museum in Superior, which has about 130.
Miguel Sfeir remembers the first time he visited the small town of Superior. He had driven by on Highway 60 while riding his motorcycle, and a friend, Curtis Pierce, had a connection to the to…