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Authorities in Tucson said a young man drowned after jumping into a raging creek and being swept over a series of waterfalls.
Aug. 12, 2015
wrong way signs
Testing has begun at three spots in metro Phoenix for devices that are aimed at detecting wrong-way drivers.
Aug. 12, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he won't take another round of tax cuts off the table, even as Arizona schools struggle to recover the hundreds of millions of dollars in state aid they lost during the recession.
Aug. 12, 2015
Stethoscope
Five new Arizona health centers have been awarded $1.9 million in Affordable Care Act funds to deliver comprehensive primary health care treatment to more than 30,000 patients.
Aug. 12, 2015
Chandler Municipal Airport planes
A late-night thunderstorm knocked out power for thousands of Valley residents for the second time Tuesday. The Chandler Municipal Airport saw some of the worst of the storm damage.
Aug. 12, 2015
Wayne and Glenda Erwin
Much of Arizona remains in the grips of drought, yet, in some parts of the state, thousands of acres have turned into farmland and dozens of large-scale agricultural wells have sprung up.
Aug. 12, 2015
Gold King Mine
While immediate data is expected to show slightly increased levels, it may be the long-term effect that concerns scientists.
Aug. 11, 2015
Wild horses
The United States Forest Service and wild horse activists will meet in court Wednesday to discuss the future of the animals on Tonto National Forest land. Last week, a federal judge denied activists a temporary restraining order to stop the Forest Service from rounding up horses near the Salt River.
Aug. 11, 2015
Federal prosecutors in Tucson entered a plea deal on Monday with one of the men charged in the 2010 murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. Terry was part of an elite task force when he was killed north of Nogales, Arizona.
Aug. 11, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
The U.S. Department of Justice, after settling most of its own civil rights lawsuit against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, will be able to intervene in a separate lawsuit that found the sheriff’s office had engaged in racial profiling against Latino drivers.
Aug. 11, 2015
Everyone’s got a different laugh, out loud. But how do you laugh online?
Aug. 11, 2015
Hikers on the Grand Canyon's South Kaibab Trail
When you go on a hike that's more than just a day, what should you do to make sure you stay safe?
Aug. 11, 2015
abandoned mine shaft
Abandoned mines are not uncommon in Arizona. The State Mining Inspector’s office estimates there are about 100,000 of them scattered throughout the state.
Aug. 11, 2015
Glen Canyon
Scientists are watching the spill of contaminated water from an abandoned Gold King Mine in Colorado, especially downstream.
Aug. 11, 2015
navajo farm
The Navajo farming authority has shut down irrigation for the rest of the season because of its concerns over contamination.
Aug. 11, 2015
Perseid meteor shower
Over the next couple of days, you’ll want to look up at night sky.
Aug. 11, 2015
A federal appeals court Monday upheld a Tucson man’s sentence for possession of 24 homemade bombs that were found in his house in 2011.
Aug. 11, 2015
Mesa Mayor John Giles
Arizona’s third largest city is also among its most innovative when it comes to using data effectively to serve its residents.
Aug. 11, 2015
Perseid meteor shower
The annual summer celestial fireworks show known as the Perseid meteor shower peaks in Arizona skies this week. Up to 60 shooting stars an hour are possible.
Aug. 11, 2015
EPA mine
Federal and tribal officials are setting up potable water stations and alerting communities to the contamination, as the toxic waste is making its way through the reservation.
Aug. 11, 2015

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