Federal regulators said Monday that they've approved a $3.25 million settlement with an Arizona utility over a 2011 blackout that left millions of people without power in California, Arizona and Mexico.
The National Park Service created a national landmark Tuesday to commemorate a 1956 collision between two airliners over the Grand Canyon, a disaster that helped lead to major changes in aviation safety and creation of what is now the Federal Aviation Administration.
President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied children at the southern border, but for now he won't seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a recall on Foster Farms chicken products over the holiday weekend. Hundreds of people in 29 states have been affected by the outbreak, including 25 people from from Arizona.
Safety inspectors are checking out a strip mall in Marana after a portion of an outdoor roof collapsed injuring four people. The damage was caused when strong winds hit the building near Tucson Monday.
Monday marked the first day of classes for first-year medical students at the University of Arizona’s Phoenix campus. The program has grown since last year, but officials remain concerned that students won’t be able to stay in the state after graduation.
The Arizona Department of Transportation is postponing repair work on the I-10 Deck Park Tunnel in central Phoenix until next year. That’s so it won’t interfere with scheduled events at two city parks on the tunnel’s roof.