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A man and his 12-year-old grandson were found dead several miles apart along a desert trail after they went hiking in central Arizona, and the boy likely died while going for help, authorities said.
July 09, 2015
The Arizona Supreme Court is poised to rule Thursday on whether the state can be held liable in the death of a Tucson woman killed when a motorist slammed into a Highway Patrol officer's car where the woman was in custody during her DUI arrest.
July 09, 2015
A truck driver said to have been distracted by looking at his cellphone before an accident that killed an Arizona Highway Patrol officer has been sentenced to six years in prison.
July 09, 2015
Last week, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey was on vacation. Soon after, Secretary of State Michelle Reagan left the state to attend a conference.
July 09, 2015
Water worries continue to grip the Southwest. But for one business near Lake Mead, the historic drought on the Colorado River is beginning to reveal underwater artifacts that few have ever seen.
July 09, 2015
The deputy director of the Arizona Board of Education is leaving for a new job at the University of Arizona as state schools chief Diane Douglas seeks a court's authority to fire her. Sabrina Vasquez announced Wednesday she was leaving to take a job with the University of Arizona.
July 09, 2015
Since 1875, the town of Superior has relied on mining to drive its economy. That reliance has come at a cost though as many residents there have lived through several boom and bust cycles when nearby mines open and close. But town officials are now hoping to put an end to that cycle.
July 09, 2015
This is the second time in the last two weeks that the Phoenix Police Department has been in the spotlight for this kind of misconduct.
July 09, 2015
An international sewer line in Nogales has been cleared of packages of drugs that caused a backup of waste. On Wednesday evening, authorities said the investigation was ongoing and no arrests had been made.
July 08, 2015
JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay more than $3 million to the state of Arizona in a settlement that stems from a lawsuit over the bank’s debt collection practices.
July 08, 2015
Amanda Blackhorse of Arizona, one of the Native Americans who filed the most recent challenge to the team's name, said in a statement that she is pleased with the ruling.
July 08, 2015
Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions has teamed up with retired congressman Ed Pastor to create the Ed Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service.
July 08, 2015
A federal ruling on Tuesday now requires cities and counties that receive federal grants for fair housing to look more closely at their plans before they can receive those federal dollars.
July 08, 2015
A plan proposed recently by Gov. Doug Ducey would provide nearly $2 billion for K-12 education through an increase in how funds from the state land trust are distributed to schools.
July 08, 2015
Is a balanced budget amendment to the constitution a way to solve the problem and reduce the federal debt and annual budget deficits?
July 08, 2015
A 2013 episode of the Fox series “Kitchen Nightmares” led to Samy and Amy Bouzaglo getting a lot of attention — most of it negative.
July 08, 2015
Several riots occurred at a Kingman prison over the weekend.
July 08, 2015
Singer/songwriter JD Souther is probably best known for his 1970s collaborations on the Los Angeles rock scene with performers like Linda Ronstadt and The Eagles.
July 08, 2015
The Jar Complex Fire, which is burning southeast of the town of Tusayan, is looking good according to forest officials.
July 08, 2015
Musician Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to an 11-year-old Arizona resident suffering from leukemia.
July 08, 2015

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