A new study ranks Arizona's rural roads as seventh most deadly in the country. The Road Information Program, a national research group also found that rural roads in Arizona have a fatality rate at two and a half times higher than all other roads in the state.
President Barack Obama, seeking to keep a humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border from becoming a deeper political liability, pushed back Wednesday at critics who have cast his administration's response to the influx of unaccompanied children as slow and ineffective.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating the poaching of an antelope buck that was left to waste in a field near Flagstaff. Agency officials said Arizona pronghorn are a particularly fragile species.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson toured a newly opened detention facility for immigrant families Friday in New Mexico. After he tour, he told reporters he believes detention will deter future illegal crossings.