Authorities in Mexico have issued a warning about possible contamination from a copper mine that may have spilled into an Arizona river. The mine owners blame the spill on flooding tied to last week’s Hurricane Odile.
The Maricopa County Superior Court officially dismissed the Arnold v. Sarn lawsuit Monday. The class action lawsuit accused the state and Maricopa County of not properly funding a mental health system required by a state statute.
An Indiana man has died while hiking in Grand Canyon National Park. Park officials say 46-year-old Michael Sperry of Valparaiso was having trouble breathing and collapsed Friday on a rim-to-rim hike with his two brothers.
A local charity is hoping the recent domestic violence arrests in the NFL, including last week’s arrest of Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer, will help them raise money to get to troubled kids early, in hopes of preventing similar crimes.
Poverty rates in Arizona decreased by about a tenth of a percent from 2012 to 2013. That’s according to a new survey from the U.S. Census Bureau. While modest, some are considering the small change to be good news.