FLORENCE – Neal Carter was appointed to fill the remainder of the late Frank Pratt’s term as state representative in District 8, and Teresa Martinez was appointed state representative in District 11 to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Bret Roberts.
ELOY — A Tempe man was arrested after allegedly leading Pinal County deputies and state troopers on a high-speed chase.
SAN TAN VALLEY — The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident between neighbors in San Tan Valley.
CASA GRANDE — The FBI Violent Crimes Task Force has captured a man known as the “Back Again Bandit” who allegedly robbed 23 banks in Arizona, including two in Casa Grande and one in Maricopa.
ELOY — The United States Parachute Association’s National Championships have been ongoing since Oct. 17 at Skydive Arizona with both local and national competitors soaring through the skies, all looking to place high enough to receive an invitation to the US National team.
CASA GRANDE — With only one more game left in their season, the Vista Grande Spartans celebrated their seniors before their home match up against the Poston Butte Broncos.
CASA GRANDE - It wasn't the ending Casa Grande Union was hoping for as Oro Valley Ironwood Ridge swept the Cougars 25-11, 25-20 and 25-17 in the regular season finale on Tuesday.
ELOY — The Santa Cruz Valley boys basketball team has hit a rough patch in the past two seasons.
We’re at the home stretch of the high school football season, with 1A schools already in the middle of their playoffs, 2A and 3A schools entering their final week and 4A and 5A schools with two or three games left. That means playoff situations are starting to solidify, and we’re here to tak…
WINDOW ROCK (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Wednesday reported 119 more COVID-19 cases and nine additional deaths.
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for the 2019 death of her toddler son, whom she left behind after driving while intoxicated in rural northwestern New Mexico.
PHOENIX -- A Scottsdale doctor will pay more than $400,000 to settle charges that he took so-called "speakers fees'' from a now defunct company to increase the number of opioid prescriptions he was writing.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona on Wednesday reported nearly 6,300 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases, an usually high number that state officials said included some results previously delayed by a date-processing problem.
PHOENIX – More than 4 in 10 people in the U.S. live in neighborhoods with unhealthy air, and the problem affects people of color to a much larger degree.
GLENDALE — Arizona’s Kyler Murray has become one of the NFL’s most exciting quarterbacks, scurrying around in the pocket to avoid would-be tacklers and often finishing with spectacular throws …
SAN FRANCISCO — The Pac-12 won’t catch anyone by surprise anymore. Not with the way conference teams shined on the national stage yet again.
FLORENCE — Country Thunder fans may want to check their pockets to see if they still have their keys, wallet, credit card or phone.
FLORENCE — Driving under the influence arrests related to Country Thunder Arizona were lower in 2021 than in previous years, the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday.
One of the unlikeliest heroes to emerge from Zack Snyder’s horror-action flick “Army of the Dead” earlier this year was an oddball safecracker named Dieter.
COOLIDGE — Coolidge residents who want to be scared this Halloween with goblins and ghosts are in luck as the city’s haunted gym returns.
DENVER — The United States has issued its first passport with an “X” gender designation, marking a milestone in the recognition of the rights of people who do not identify as male or female, and expects to be able to offer the option more broadly next year, the State Department said Wednesday.
SANTA FE, N.M. — Investigators said Wednesday that there was “some complacency” in how weapons were handled on the movie set where Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed a cinematographer and wounded another person, but it’s too soon to determine whether charges will be filed.
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A rockslide on the rugged central California coast forced closure of a long stretch of Highway 1 on Wednesday, state highway authorities said.
SEATTLE — After Bryan Kang’s son was born in July, the occupational therapist and his wife, a teacher, started looking for child care in the Los Angeles area. The couple called eight day care centers: Some didn’t have spots for months; others stopped taking their calls and some never answere…
PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (AP) — Officials on Wednesday were investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a large building that housed several businesses in southern New Jersey.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A private and public partnership has expanded a Las Vegas program providing mobile shower trailers for homeless people through the Clean the World nonprofit, officials said.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Wednesday that Democrats are in “pretty good shape” on President Joe Biden’s sweeping domestic plan, but hopes for a breakthrough quickly faded when a pivotal Democratic senator panned a new billionaires’ tax to help pay for the $1.75 trillion…
WASHINGTON — U.S. immigration authorities will limit arrests at schools, hospitals and other “protected” areas under guidelines issued Wednesday by the Department of Homeland Security, part of a broader effort to roll back the approach to enforcement under President Donald Trump.
DENVER (AP) — A federal judge has issued a restraining order against a suburban Denver county's policy allowing parents to opt their children out of a mask mandate at school, finding that the rule violates the rights of students with disabilities who are vulnerable to COVID-19.
PHOENIX (AP) — President Joe Biden has picked a career prosecutor to be the top federal law enforcement officer in Arizona.
WASHINGTON — Many progressives have started lining up behind an emerging social and environment bill that's neither as big nor bold as they wanted, constrained by an outnumbered but potent band of party moderates who've commanded disproportionate clout and curbed the measure's ambition.
BANGKOK — A resident of a high-rise condominium in Thailand cut the support rope for two painters, apparently angry she wasn’t told they would be doing work, and left them hanging above the 26…
CAIRO — Sudanese security forces detained three prominent pro-democracy figures overnight, their relatives and other activists said Wednesday, as internal and international pressure mounted on…
VILLA COMALTITLAN, Mexico — A growing migrant caravan filled the square in this town in Chiapas state on Wednesday afternoon after knocking off another 13 miles of its trek across southern Mexico.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's president said Wednesday that a cyberattack which paralyzed every gas station in the Islamic Republic was designed to get “people angry by creating disorde…
WASHINGTON — For nine months under President Joe Biden, the U.S. has pursued a diplomatic strategy that could be characterized as about China, without China.
JERUSALEM — A settlement monitor said Wednesday that an Israeli committee approved about 3,000 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a day after the Biden administration issued its stro…
NEW YORK — Christian author Rachel Held Evans left behind a legion of loyal readers when she died in May 2019, at the age of 37. Last June, a children’s book she’d been working on was published posthumously and soon topped the picture-book bestseller lists.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has agreed to visit Canada to help ongoing efforts at reconciliation with Indigenous peoples following shocking revelations of the Catholic church’s role in the abuse and deaths of thousands of native children, the Vatican said on Wednesday.