Payson’s 20-year struggle to secure a “forever” water supply stored in the C.C. Cragin Reservoir looks more and more like a stroke of genius as the state’s 20-year mega-drought continues and the reservoirs on the Colorado River dwindle.
ELOY — The eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 near State Route 87 near Eloy have reopened after a crash. The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning motorists to expect delays.
FLORENCE — A longtime administrator in Pinal County government has been chosen to be its next leader.
PHOENIX — An Arizona corrections officer has alleged in a lawsuit against the state that she was subjected to a hostile environment while working at a prison where her supervisor was accused of sexually assaulting her and three others who worked there.
CASA GRANDE — The Pinal Regional SWAT team was called out to a Casa Grande home after a man allegedly shot a railroad employee with a pellet or BB gun Monday and then refused to come out of his home.
CHANDLER -- The No. 12 Florence girls team also had a challenge on its hands with No. 5 Valley Christian. The Gophers were up to the challenge, and it was a low-scoring, back-and-forth affair for much of the game.
CASA GRANDE — In January, Casa Grande Union traveled to Marana Mountain View and suffered a 47-42 loss. The loss left a bitter taste in the Cougars' mouths. On Tuesday, in a game where Casa Grande celebrated its seniors, it avenged the January loss in a 76-57 upset victory over the No. 11 Mo…
CHANDLER — David Silvas had seen Chandler Valley Christian on film. He had an idea of how to attack the Trojans. But on Tuesday, Florence had no answers for the blitzkrieg headed its way.
COOLIDGE — Kameron Steward has had no problem making his presence felt on the court, and it's giving the Bears hopes for a championship.
PHOENIX – High school athletes will not be required to wear masks during spring sports competition and neither will winter sports athletes during playoffs, the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board voted Tuesday.
Jesus Ramos barely broke a sweat in easily dispatching Jesus Bojorquez with a second-round TKO on Saturday. Now is the time to start getting him better competition.
PHOENIX — Declaring it's safe, Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering all elementary schools to return to in-person and teacher-led instruction by March 15.
PHOENIX (AP) — Wanted: Forever homes for more than 100 Sonoran desert tortoises that can grow to 14 inches and live as long as 100 years.
KINGMAN — At least two people are dead following a residential fire in a rural area of northwestern Arizona, Mohave County authorities said Wednesday.
CHANDLER — Arizona's fourth state-run vaccination site was scheduled to open Wednesday at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, joining two others in metro Phoenix and one in Tucson.
TEMPE – More than 16,000 Arizonans have died from COVID-19 over the past year, and many survivors haven’t had the chance to properly grieve their loved ones.
GLOBE — In most parts of the country, getting a coronavirus vaccine can feel like trying to win the lottery, scouring the internet for appointments under complex eligibility standards that vary from state to state, and even county to county.
The 26-year-old forward entered unrestricted free agency with the hope of continuing his NHL career amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. While supporting his 6-week old son, Caggiula waited two month…
LOS ANGELES — Dario Šarić scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter, Mikal Bridges added 19 and the Phoenix Suns overcame Devin Booker's ejection for a 114-104 victory over the Los Ange…
TUCSON -- Many things about 2021's Tucson Festival of Books will be the same as they have been in recent years.
APACHE JUNCTION -- The Apache Junction Parks & Recreation department will be hosting its monthly Drive-In Movies on Saturday, March 6 and Saturday, March 27.
CASA GRANDE -- Vegetables might not be fun, and a snack called “vegetable pie” might not excite too many people, but this little dish is actually fun and pretty yummy and nutritious.
Buoyed by a surge in vaccine shipments, states and cities are rapidly expanding eligibility for COVID-19 shots to teachers, Americans 50 and over and others as the U.S. races to beat back the virus and reopen businesses and schools.
WASHINGTON — Capitol Police say they have uncovered intelligence of a “possible plot” by a militia group to breach the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, nearly two months after a mob of supporters of then-President Donald Trump stormed the iconic building to try to stop Congress from certifying now-…
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — When a traveler became stricken at Newark Liberty International Airport, the police got an assist from a celebrity doctor: Mehmet Oz.
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Despite closing for more than a month because of COVID-19, Great Smoky Mountains National Park experienced its second busiest year on record last year.
HOLTVILLE, Calif. — Barely a mile from where an SUV packed with 25 people struck a tractor-trailer — killing 13 inside — a cemetery with unmarked bricks is a burial ground for migrants who died crossing the border from Mexico to remote California desert.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dolly Parton has written hundreds of songs over her decades-long career and it turns out her tune “Jolene" is the just right one for getting her COVID-19 vaccine.
PHOENIX — Millions of voted ballots from Maricopa County's November election won by President Joe Biden are loaded on a truck and ready for delivery to the Arizona Senate after a judge ruled that lawmakers can access them to perform their own forensic audit.
PHOENIX — An aide who was fired by Republican state Sen. Wendy Rogers on Wednesday filed a $500,000 claim against the state for wrongful termination and harassment he says were caused by the senator.
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is trying to look at the bright side of an expected months-long delay in the census data that is needed before they can do their job of drawing the state’s new congressional and legislative districts.
PHOENIX (AP) — Republicans in the Arizona Senate voted Tuesday to purge people from the permanent early voting list if they skip two consecutive election cycles, advancing one of several proposed mail-voting changes after Democratic President Joe Biden's narrow victory in the state last year.
PHOENIX — A divided Arizona Senate's Ethics Committee on Tuesday dismissed a complaint against a Republican lawmaker who was accused by her former assistant of berating and cursing him during a tirade, making comments about his weight, asking him to do political work and to work while he was…
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden urged Senate Democrats on Tuesday to rally behind a $1.9 trillion COVID-relief bill and stood by his proposed $1,400 payments to individuals, even as some party moderates sought to dial back parts of the package.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Rio Tinto chairman Simon Thompson said Wednesday he was accountable for the mining giant destroying sacred Indigenous sites in Australia to access iron ore and he wi…
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A video of the arrest of Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw as he was photographing Myanmar security forces charging at anti-coup protesters shows him being quickly s…
ATHENS, Greece — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of at least 6.0 struck central Greece Wednesday and was also felt in neighboring Albania and North Macedonia, and as far as Kosovo a…
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities said Tuesday that five migrants survived the Jan. 22 massacre of 19 people, including 16 Guatemalans, in northern Mexico.
BERLIN — An international media rights group has filed a complaint with German prosecutors against Saudi Arabia's crown prince and four other top officials accusing them of crimes against huma…
GUSAU, Nigeria — Hundreds of Nigerian girls abducted last week from a boarding school in the country's northwest have been released, a state governor said Tuesday, ending the latest in a spate…
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Roman Catholic leaders in St. Louis and New Orleans are advising Catholics that the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, newly approved for use in the U.S., is “morally compromised” because it is produced using a cell line derived from an aborted fetus.
Conservative leaders within the United Methodist Church unveiled plans Monday to form a new denomination, the Global Methodist Church, with a doctrine that does not recognize same-sex marriage.
LAHORE, Pakistan — A Pakistani court on Monday granted bail to a Christian man convicted in 2018 while still a teenager of insulting Islam by posting a picture of Islam's holiest site on social media, a defense lawyer said.