Members of the state legislature received an update Monday on how the new Department of Child Safety is performing. DCS officials say their staff is on track to reduce a 13,000 case backlog by January.
The Transportation and Security Administration's pre-check location in the Phoenix airport is popular. Since the service at Sky Harbor airport opened last month, 1,300 people have qualified for expedited airport security.
The Arizona Cardinals’ starting quarterback Carson Palmer is out for the rest of the season, a few days after signing a three-year contract extension. Palmer suffered a serious knee injury in Sunday’s win against St. Louis.
There is still not a winner named in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District race between Republican Martha McSally and Democratic Incumbent Ron Barber. Over the weekend McSally’s campaign challenged the verification of provisional ballots in Pima County. On Monday a judge denied the request.
The ASU vs. UA football game is more than two weeks away but the rivalry traditions are already underway. Students on the ASU campus woke up Monday morning with the A on "A" Mountain painted red and blue.
For some families, a Thanksgiving turkey tradition involves a deep fryer and a lot of cooking oil. The end result is delicious. It can also be a mess to clean up, but the city of Mesa is expanding a holiday program to deal with that mess.
Officials say most campsites along the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon will be smaller and some sites might not be usable because of flooding intended to restore the river to mimic pre-dam conditions.
The west Valley is bracing for heavier-than-usual traffic this weekend. Thousands of NASCAR and football fans are expected to clog local freeways, but people who live in the area are prepared to stay home and off the road.