TUCSON -- A University of Arizona program dedicated to teaching Mandarin and providing Chinese cultural education opportunities will close, university officials said.
ARIZONA CITY — The FBI raided a house in Arizona City in its investigation into a neo-Nazi group, known as Atomwaffen, that has been targeting journalists and racial activists in four states.
FLORENCE — A rather ambiguous trail of ownership may have something to do with the Butte View Cemetery falling into neglect and vandalism, as no one really seemed to take responsibility for it. At least a portion of the cemetery belongs to the Florence Rotary Club today.
CASA GRANDE — Vista Grande softball had a historic and memorable run in 2019.
CASA GRANDE — The Casa Grande Union softball team likely won’t compete for a state championship like it did last year. But even though the program is rebuilding, coach Felipe Becerra can’t wait to get started.
ELOY — The high school spring sports season officially kicked off Wednesday.
FLORENCE — Florence High School’s state-champion varsity cheerleaders were honored with a mayoral proclamation Friday.
PHOENIX — For eight years, the Sequoia Pathway Pumas have been a force to be reckoned with in girls basketball. In what was the end of an era, they went out as they have always aspired to be and so often become: champions.
PHOENIX — Two teams arrived at Talking Stick Resort Arena on Tuesday with plenty of hype, the definitive best two teams in the Canyon Athletic Association. But it was the one with the seniors who were able to control the Division III championship game, and the team full of freshmen and sopho…
CASA GRANDE -- Mary Periwinkle has been murdered, and at the reading of her will, she makes a video request that her heirs find her killer. The problem is, one of her heirs is the culprit. So begins the plot of the new fictional murder mystery “Clue Who” by the Murder Mystery Players of Casa…
Unraveling the dusted bandages of H.G. Wells’ classic 1897 science-fiction novel, writer-director Leigh Whannell has refashioned “The Invisible Man” as a bracingly modern #MeToo allegory that, despite its brutal craft, rings hollow.
PHOENIX -- A federal appeals court has rebuffed the bid by former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to have his criminal conviction formally erased.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A federal jury in New Mexico has convicted an Arizona man on a human smuggling charge.
TUCSON (AP) — Police in Tucson say they have identified a man who was fatally shot at an apartment complex.
FLAGSTAFF — An Arizona woman who was maimed by a propeller on a rafting trip through the Grand Canyon can proceed with a lawsuit against the tribal corporation that ran the excursion, the state Supreme Court said in a ruling that has broad implications for such entities.
PHOENIX — Republicans in the Arizona House have approved a measure limiting citizen initiatives to a single subject, a move minority Democrats say will make it harder to pass comprehensive measures the majority won't enact.
PHOENIX — Arizona's most populous county on Wednesday joined a growing national movement in which areas are declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and proclaiming support for gun ownership rights.
A look at things to watch this week in Pac-12 Conference basketball:
PHOENIX — Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Marcus Morris added 18 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns 102-92 on Wednesday night.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. — The Pac-12 and the Mountain West believe football fans around their conferences will be eager to see what's inside SoFi Stadium.
The NFL and its players have moved closer to a new collective bargaining agreement and the next decade of labor peace that would come with it.
Maria Sharapova quietly walked away from tennis at the age of 32 on Wednesday, ending a career that featured five Grand Slam titles, time at No. 1 in the WTA rankings and a 15-month doping ban.
MILWAUKEE — An employee opened fire Wednesday at Milwaukee’s Molson Coors complex, killing five fellow workers before taking his own life, police said.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Several leaders of a violent neo-Nazi group have been charged with conspiring to harass journalists, church congregations and a former Cabinet official, prosecutors on both U.S. coasts announced Wednesday.
DETROIT — A Michigan woman who ripped off dozens of couples seeking to adopt children while spending their money on luxury handbags, jewelry and household upgrades was sentenced Wednesday to more than 10 years in prison, although a judge said a life term would be more appropriate.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Forest Service has been working with states and other partners to treat more acres every year in hopes of reducing the threat of catastrophic wildfire, but Forest Chief Vicki Christiansen acknowledged that a budget proposal for the next fiscal year reflects “toug…
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say the remains of two people found in a wrecked car in a ravine in eastern Utah are those of a Colorado couple missing since October.
LAS VEGAS — A driver for a child-oriented rideshare company that began contracting with government authorities last month is accused of having unlawful contact with a 13-year-old girl he transported to a Las Vegas-area middle school, authorities said Wednesday.
PHOENIX — A Native American leader from Arizona grew emotional Wednesday as he told a congressional committee about the pain members of his tribe feel about U.S. officials blasting through land they consider sacred to build part of President Donald Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the new respiratory virus sweeping the globe isn't inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned Americans that more infections are coming.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Republic, which drew global attention in 2016 for endorsing a Democrat for president for the first time in its history, will stop endorsing candidates for public office, newspaper leaders wrote Wednesday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republicans are advancing legislation that would give the attorney general control over reports of suspected voter fraud and allow police at polling places — a measure Democrats charge will lead to intimidation of voters of color.
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers from both parties told Pentagon leaders on Wednesday that the Defense Department is undermining its own efforts to get military money by diverting billions of dollars for the construction of President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall
PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick of Arizona returned to Congress on Wednesday after a six-week absence for treatment of alcoholism, a move she said was prompted by a fall that she saw as “a little bit of a wake-up call.”
VATICAN CITY — The Legion of Christ religious order is promising accountability and transparency following damaging new revelations of sex abuse and cover-up that have undermined its credibility a decade after its pedophile founder disgraced the order.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is sick and skipped a planned Mass with Rome clergy across town on Thursday, officials said.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis celebrated the Ash Wednesday ritual that marks the opening of the Catholic Church’s Lenten season in traditional fashion while greeting the public in Rome as other Masses were canceled in northern Italy over fears of the coronavirus outbreak.
CASA GRANDE — The Burning Bush Ministry will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with an Irish feast.
ELOY — The Desert Rose Baha’i Institute plans a gospel music workshop conducted by singer, composer and director Van Gilmer on March 20 and 21.