The EPA has finalized stricter limits on air pollution produced by some Arizona mining companies and manufacturing plants. The goal is to improve visibility at Grand Canyon National Park and other wilderness areas.
There’s the gradual, meditative act of knitting a sweater, one stitch at a time. And then, there’s the act of finishing it — as in sewing the pieces together and making the thing look crisp and polished.
Thousands of immigrant children were detained along the United States-Mexico border last month. Hundreds of them were transferred to a detention facility in Nogales. As a result, the Guatemalan government will soon open a consulate office in Tucson.
Will Humble, the director of Arizona’s Department of Health Services, faces a deadline to decide whether post-traumatic stress disorder will be added to the list of ailments that can be treated with medical marijuana.
The Arizona State University professor who is accusing a campus police officer of racial profiling and excessive use of force in her recent arrest has changed her plea. Ersula Ore is now pleading guilty to a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest.
A bill moving through the United States Senate would ban federal officials from regulating lead bullets. That ammunition can often lead to the death of an endangered bird with a small population in the southwest.
The Arizona Department of Transportation said motorists should be prepared for hazardous conditions and temporary closures of State Route 89A north of Sedona because of possible flash floods, mudslides and rock slides resulting from monsoon rains.
Drought in the southwestern United States will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.