CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft crushed rocks and sent rubble flying as it briefly touched an asteroid, a strong indication that samples were collected for return to Earth,…
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police fatally shot two adult brothers after one of the men pointed a rifle at his sibling and officers during an encounter in a home’s backyard, authorities said Wednesday.
RIMROCK (AP) — A Rimrock man has been arrested for allegedly trying to burn down two trailers including one that had his wife and two teenage daughters inside, authorities said.
KINGMAN (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has told Mohave County and the city of Kingman that the underground water supply will likely last longer than previously thought.
PHOENIX — Arizona is in the midst of a surge in coronavirus cases that resembles the early stages of the summer spike that made the state one of the world’s hardest hit hotspots for COVID-19, a prominent researcher said Wednesday.
FLAGSTAFF (AP) — Members of the search committee for the next president of Northern Arizona University have made diversity the subject of its first meeting, calling for someone who will collaborate with and support diverse populations, including the Native American community.
WILLIAMS (AP) — A school bus driver has been arrested for allegedly driving impaired after a crash injured several children in northern Arizona.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona on Tuesday reported over 1,000 additional known coronavirus cases for the second time in a week as the state's seven-day rolling average of new cases continued to increase.
BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is reopening Hoover Dam to the public Tuesday, seven months after it closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
TUCSON — The University of Arizona-led Osiris-Rex mission will make NASA’s first attempt at collecting a sample from an asteroid Tuesday, Oct. 20. The sample, which will be returned to Earth in 2023, has the potential to shed light on the origins of life and the solar system.
PHOENIX — Sunbathers understand the benefits of applying sunscreen, but in America’s hottest big city the same concept is being tested at street level in the hope of bringing some lasting relief from the relentless Arizona sun.
MESA (AP) — Police in Mesa have not yet found the person who opened fire on crowd gathered near food trucks, killing a 1-year-old boy and wounding several others.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers have seized nearly $2.5 million worth of fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine following a traffic stop in Phoenix, authorities said.
CROWN KING (AP) — A hot shot crew with additional firefighters and support equipment arrived Sunday to battle a wildfire that’s forced evacuations in small mountain communities about 80 miles (129 kilometers) north of Phoenix.
MESA (AP) — Police in Mesa are asking for the public’s help in identifying a drive-by shooter who opened fire on a food truck seating area and wounded seven people including three young children.
PRESCOTT (AP) — People in Prescott are happy to tell visitors their city was named Arizona’s first territorial capital because Tucson had briefly been part of the Confederacy.
MESA (AP) — Police in Mesa said on Saturday that several young children, including a 1-year-old who is in critical condition, were shot while eating dinner with their families on Friday night.
CROWN KING (AP) — Officials say a wildfire that’s forced evacuations in small mountain communities north of Phoenix has grown and is showing “extreme fire behavior.”
CROWN KING (AP) — Officials in Yavapai County have ordered residents of several small remote mountain communities to evacuate as a wildfire threatens the area.
GLOBE (AP) — An Arizona woman has filed a lawsuit against the Gila County jail, saying she was held without criminal charges and forced to drink toilet water.
GLENDALE (AP) — Police in Glendale announced an arrest Friday in a fatal shooting that happened in an apartment complex parking lot earlier in the week.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona continues to see a slow yet steady increase in the average number of coronavirus cases reported each day as a decline that lasted through August and September reverses.
WASHINGTON – Arizona schools have long struggled with teacher shortages but the problem was made worse this year by COVID-19, which has led to more teachers quitting or taking leave, school officials said.
ARIVACA (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two women in Arivaca south of Tucson, authorities said.
TUCSON — The North American monsoon has dictated the length of wildfire season for centuries in the U.S.-Mexico border region, according to new University of Arizona research that can inform land management amid global climate change.
PETRIFIED FOREST NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Researchers have discovered fossils of a tiny burrowing reptile among a vast expanse of petrified wood in eastern Arizona.
PHOENIX — A prominent health expert has expressed worry about rising COVID-19 numbers across Arizona, saying the trend is reminiscent of early summer conditions that preceded a spike in cases and rollback of measures to reopen businesses.
PHOENIX -- Following what has been a record-setting summer in many cities in the Southwest, the heat has continued into the first full month of autumn. However, a pattern change may finally signal a turn to more fall-like weather.
TUCSON (AP) — Eight cactuses at Saguaro National Park’s west district in Tucson have been slashed or cut down in an act of vandalism, according to park rangers.
PHOENIX (AP) — The average number of daily coronavirus cases in Arizona has risen over the last two weeks, prompting one public health expert to warn Wednesday that the situation was reminiscent of when cases started to increase exponentially during the summer.
SCOTTSDALE (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting his sister at their Scottsdale home last month is out of the hospital and in custody, according to police.
PHOENIX (AP) — The FBI is looking for a retired Arizona Department of Public Safety officer who is wanted in connection with a $9 million fraud scheme.
PHOENIX — The state’s top prosecutor says Gov. Doug Ducey is acting illegally in telling police to ignore violations of certain state liquor laws by restaurants.
PHOENIX (AP) — For the 143rd time this year, Phoenix has posted a daily high temperature of at least 100 degrees — tying the record set in 1989 for the most days at or above 100 degrees in a calendar year.