The Arizona State Forestry Division was fined nearly $560,000 in violations for the way the division handled the Yarnell Hill Fire. The Industrial Commission of Arizona approved the fines after the findings from the Arizona Division of Occupational Health and Safety at a hearing Wednesday.
The Department of Public safety says it has arrested four people and turned four others over to federal immigration officials, after a tip that a drug deal was going down in a west Phoenix parking lot, according to DPS spokesman Bart Graves.
Infant mortality rates in the Southwest have been steadily declining over the years. But recent data from New Mexico show a surprising spike in 2012. The state has surpassed national infant death rates for the first time since the 1990s.