After fading from the spotlight for months while awaiting the second penalty phase in her case, Jodi Arias again is back in it, this time serving as her own attorney after a judge approved her request Monday to represent herself.
A judge has rejected a request to block Arizona's policy of denying driver's licenses to some young immigrants while Governor Jan Brewer asks an appeals court to reconsider a ruling that she can't deny driving privileges to the immigrants.
The Catholic population continues to grow in the United States, but the number of priests has been declining for decades. To fill this gap dioceses are increasingly inviting priests from around the world to serve their congregations.
The Arizona Department of Education is reporting modest progress in math and reading proficiency among state public school students. That translated to a slight improvement in school performance grades across the state.
Storms that brought strong winds and rains to metropolitan Phoenix on Sunday evening caused an eight-hour closure of a section of freeway, damaged the roof of an animal hospital and temporarily left thousands of homes without electricity.