TUCSON -- The U.S. is engaged in a national debate about how to deal with monuments to Confederate leaders, enslavers and other historical figures with complex, and often racist, histories.
PHOENIX — Arizona corrections officials have said that 517 inmates at the state prison in Tucson have tested positive for the coronavirus even as the overall spread in the state seems to be turning a corner.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Police Department has started an investigation into a man's death after being taken into custody and later found unresponsive in the back of a police vehicle.
PHOENIX (AP) — A helicopter that crashed last month while delivering supplies to firefighters in a remote area of the Tonto National Forest was wobbling in mid-air before it went down near Payson, killing the pilot, according to investigators.
KANAB, Utah (AP) — A fire burning along the Utah-Arizona border grew over the weekend, burning more than 11,000 acres (4,500 hectares) of grass, brush and woodland habitat, officials said.
TEMPE -- The Union Pacific Salt River Bridge, a technological marvel at the time it was built in 1912, has survived more than a century of floods and weather events on the Salt River, in an area now known as Tempe Town Lake. That record ended with a train derailment and fire on Wednesday, July 29.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials officials on Tuesday reported 1,008 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and 66 more deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as the state saw slight increases in several hospitalization metrics.
LAKE HAVASU CITY (AP) — Mohave County Sheriff’s officials on Monday released the names of two California men who died after a boating accident in western Arizona at the mouth of the Colorado River.
PHOENIX — The state’s top health official acknowledged that she and Gov. Doug Ducey are ignoring some Arizona-specific recommendations from the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
FLAGSTAFF — Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against the parents and grandmother of a 6-year-old Flagstaff boy who was locked in a closet and died of starvation, the Coconino County Attorney’s Office said.
TUCSON (AP) — A suspect has been arrested after a fight between two men in front of their Tucson apartment complex turned deadly, police said.
TEMPE (AP) — A 150-foot portion of a century-old bridge that was damaged in a train derailment and resulting fire in Tempe was demolished Sunday as part of the cleanup process.
SEDONA — Coconino National Forest firefighters responded to a wildfire Saturday evening located approximately 5 miles southeast of the Village of Oak Creek off the east side of Interstate 17.
LAKE HAVASU CITY (AP) — Health officials are asking visitors to avoid a beach on the east side of Lake Havasu after mosquitoes gathered there tested positive for the West Nile virus.
PHOENIX — When some 45,000 coronavirus test kits went unused during a 12-day testing blitz in Phoenix's hardest-hit Latino neighborhoods, it was clear Arizona health officials failed to adequately spread the word to a community that's often distrustful of government.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix-area music teacher who resigned after being told he'd have to be on campus to teach virtual classes amid the pandemic is facing a $2,000 fine.
FLAGSTAFF (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a northern Arizona inmate who refused medical attention and reportedly had a strange cut on his finger.
PHOENIX — A measure to boost taxes on the state’s most wealthy can’t go on the November ballot because the description of the measure fails to inform voters of what it really does, a judge ruled late Friday.
TEMPE (AP) — The Tempe Fire Department said Friday that two contract workers were hurt when a chemical they were transporting from a freight train car that derailed earlier this week leaked from a hose.
GOODYEAR (AP) — Goodyear police say a 16-year-old boy who had two prior armed robbery convictions was arrested this week on charges that he held up another bank and tried to rob two others.
TUCSON (AP) — As crews continue to repair the damage from a recent massive wildfire near Tucson, the road to Mount Lemmon is scheduled to open to the public this weekend months ahead of schedule.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey said the state won't make up the money that Arizona unemployed will lose when the $600 a week in extra federal benefits dries up this coming week.
TEMPE (AP) — The leak of a flammable liquid from a derailed freight car in Tempe has been stopped and authorities said crews were getting ready to begin a long cleanup process Thursday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Friday to honor an Arizona Army National Guard soldier who died after collapsing during a training event.
PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors say the man accused of setting fire to the Arizona and Maricopa County Democratic headquarters has severe mental health issues.
TUCSON — Homelessness in Arizona could increase as much as 29% in the wake of COVID-19, predicts a new report by researchers in the University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women.
TEMPE -- Thursday, an Atlas rocket fueled with kerosene and liquid oxygen roared off the Florida coast, hurled into deep space by 3.8 million newtons of thrust at full throttle and accelerating to more than 25,000 miles per hour. A newton (named for Isaac Newton) is a unit of force required …
ROOSEVELT — The Arizona Department of Transportation is prepared to respond quickly to intense flooding out of areas burned by wildfires, including a mudflow that overwhelmed two culverts and had closed State Route 188 until Tuesday afternoon near Roosevelt Lake.
PHOENIX – When Gov. Doug Ducey and Arizona Schools Superintendent Kathy Hoffman ordered state schools to open for some type of in-person instruction on Aug. 17, they gave school administrators the flexibility to design a plan that best suits their districts.
TEMPE -- A freight train crossing a bridge in Tempe derailed Wednesday, setting the bridge ablaze and partially collapsing the structure, officials said. Federal officials were dispatched to start a preliminary investigation of the incident.
PHOENIX (AP) — Fire restrictions within some state land are being lifted because of recent monsoon rain across the northern and southern sections of Arizona.
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday announced an arrest in an arson fire that destroyed much of the Arizona and Maricopa County Democratic Party headquarters.