Water contamination from an abandoned Gold King Mine in Colorado in is flowing toward Lake Powell and the Colorado River. While the Phoenix area uses Colorado River water, officials believe there is little to worry about.
Less than 40 percent of private-sector workers in Arizona participate in a retirement plan through their work, and they have an average retirement savings balance of just $23,826, according to a recent report.
Close to a thousand people made a run for the border this weekend in El Paso, Texas, but none were chased by the Border Patrol. That's because they were running an international race from the United States into Mexico.
The Willow Fire, a brush fire in northwest Arizona, has burned over 6,700 acres. Fire officials are confident a large portion of the 1,000 evacuated households in the area will soon be able to return home.
Last June, the city of Tempe started tackling its feral cat problem when it joined forces with the Animal Defense League of Arizona (ADLA). The plan was to trap, neuter and release cats paid for using donations.
The Environmental Protection Agency unintentionally released about a million gallons of yellow sludge from a Colorado mine into the Animas River on Thursday. Officials downstream blasted the agency for not initially taking the spill more seriously.