WASHINGTON -- The mayor of a Pinal County community in Arizona's copper corridor likes to think of Superior as a town with a mine, not a mining town.
CASA GRANDE — In less than a year, members of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution donated more than a million handmade face masks and gathered personal protective equipment for essential workers and others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, a press release from the o…
COOLIDGE — The Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology, like all schools in the area, is currently transitioning out of the pandemic and back to full-time, in-person learning. But CAVIT is also planning for a broader adjustment to account for regional learning needs, including new cou…
SIGNAL PEAK — Facing an opponent with a 20-game winning streak that was a mere two games behind in the standings, the Central Arizona College baseball team played with ferocious intensity in Tuesday’s home doubleheader against Pima Community College.
SUPERIOR — Ryan Palmer built a football program up from the ashes in Superior and ultimately turned it into a state champion. He will now attempt a similar turnaround at a larger school in Phoenix.
YUMA — The Central Arizona College men’s basketball team lost 77-60 to host Arizona Western in the opening round of the Region 1 tournament on April 7.
COOLIDGE — After a scary medical incident involving a removed stent, local boxing coach Randy Robles was able to leave the hospital last week and is recovering at home.
SIGNAL PEAK — Central Arizona College pitcher Sarah Norton was named ACCAC Division I Pitcher of Week last Tuesday, then she showed exactly why she received the honor Saturday, as she tossed a complete game seven-inning gem against No. 14 Arizona Western.
SIGNAL PEAK — Mat Olsen doesn’t need a ton of run support when he takes the mound for the Central Arizona College baseball team. Still, the Florence High School alum is undoubtedly appreciative when his teammates provide him with a substantial cushion.
PHOENIX (AP) — A 4-month-old girl remained hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after being left in a car parked in the garage of a west Phoenix home for more than four hours the previous day.
In a heartening conservation success, bald eagle populations in the lower-48 US states have increased four-fold since 2009, according to a new population estimate.
PHOENIX — Arizona health officials urged a halt Tuesday to the administering of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following reports it could lead to rare but potentially dangerous blood clots.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The city of Tucson has contracted with local hotels to temporarily house people seeking asylum in the U.S. while awaiting the completion of a tent-like facility built by Customs and Border Protection.
TUCSON (AP) — A Tucson police officer shot and wounded a man wanted in a kidnapping and sexual assault case when the suspect allegedly charged the officer while holding a bayonet in each hand, the Police Department said.
PHOENIX – NASA has chosen the University of Arizona to lead a space telescope mission meant to better understand how galaxies and stars form. The space agency awarded $20 million to the Aspera mission, which will allow the UArizona researchers to develop a telescope about the size of a minif…
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PHOENIX – Two years off the pitch nearly was enough time to snatch away Cori Sullivan’s dreams of playing college and professional soccer.
CASA GRANDE -- I love homemade bread, but sometimes, there’s simply no time for all that kneading and waiting. For those times when you need a loaf of rustic, fresh-baked bread in a hurry, beer bread is the solution.
KEARNY — With a diverse lineup of entertainment, more than a dozen food trucks and various artists and vendors on tap, the new Gila River Music Festival is set to run May 21 and 22 in Kearny.
With the Earth deemed unsalvageable and with mounting natural disasters, humanity plans to send colony ships to the distant planet of Enoch in an effort to save humanity. After 86 years in space, an elite unit known as Outriders land to pave the way and soon finds themselves under attack by …
MINNEAPOLIS — Former Officer Derek Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd to the ground because he kept struggling, a use-of-force expert testified for the defense Tuesday, contradicting a parade of authorities from both inside and outside the Minneapolis Police Department.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Restoring forests, using fire as a management tool and getting more buy-in from private land owners are among the strategies outlined in New Mexico’s latest forest action plan.
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — A white police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb resigned Tuesday, as did the city's police chief — moves that the mayor said he hoped would help heal the community and lead to reconciliation after two nights of protes…
OROVILLE, Calif. — California is in such an urgent race with another devastating wildfire season that officials began soliciting local project ideas even before they had money to pay for them. It faces such a threat of drought that the governor said Tuesday that he has executive orders draft…
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A man fleeing the California Highway Patrol totaled his girlfriend's Maserati SUV after he careened up an embankment and slammed into the underside of an overpass, wedging the vehicle under a freeway in Oakland, authorities said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES — The “prime suspect” was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder in the 25-year-old disappearance of California college student Kristin Smart.
PHOENIX -- So you think the Cardinals are going to win their first game?
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has decided to leave American troops in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline negotiated with the Taliban by the Trump administration, and has set the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks as the new goal, U.S. officials said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON – The White House began its pitch Monday for President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure proposal by spelling out constructions needs in all 50 states, including Arizona which got a grade of C on a recent infrastructure report card.
A surge of people seeking to enter the US illegally and the release of thousands of people in border towns to await their immigration hearings has put the Biden administration on the defensive and prompted sharp criticism by Republicans.
PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday vetoed a bill that would have given the secretary of state control of an online voter registration system that is currently managed by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent — Leaders of volcano-wracked St. Vincent said Tuesday that water is running short as heavy ash contaminates supplies, and they estimated that the eastern Caribbean islan…
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has struck an agreement with Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to temporarily surge security forces to their borders in an effort to reduce the tide of migra…
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran blamed Israel on Monday for an attack on its underground Natanz nuclear facility that damaged its centrifuges — sabotage that imperils ongoing talks over Teh…
CAIRO — Libyan authorities released one of the country’s most wanted human traffickers less than four months after his arrest in Tripoli, security officials said Monday.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somalia’s parliament on Monday voted to effectively extend the mandate of the president and federal government by two years in an attempt to end a political crisis after n…
PARIS — Paris police are hunting for a gunman who opened fire Monday near a hospital in the wealthy 16th district of the French capital, killing one person and injuring another. Witnesses at t…
GILBERT — Beginning this weekend, Sun Valley Community Church will kick off a post-Easter series of talks with a healthy dose of self-reflection and humility. The series, titled “Church People Are the Worst,” will explore the label “Christian” and why it can evoke both positive and negative …
Eden Vega was 18 when she was asked by a “singing legend” to join her on tour. As a “naturally introverted” person, Vega thought she had found freedom performing but found immediately after that the feeling was gone.
PORTLAND, Maine — Islamic leaders are using social media, virtual town halls and face-to-face discussions to spread the word that it’s acceptable to be vaccinated for the coronavirus during daily fasting that happens during Ramadan, the most sacred month of the year for Muslims.