Maricopa County will begin helping inmates sign up for health care insurance when they leave the jail system. It is part of the campaign to get 1 million uninsured people in Arizona coverage next year.
PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys for a self-help author convicted of negligent homicide soon will argue to have those convictions overturned.James Arthur Ray was released from prison last month after serving nearly two years for the deaths of three people following a 2009 sweat lodge ceremony he led near Sedona.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona has either a shortfall of approximately 4,000 prison beds or a surplus of about 1,000 beds, with the difference based on whether more than 5,100 temporary beds are counted as part of the overall picture.
PHOENIX (AP) — A member of the Arizona Minuteman border-watch movement is accused of pointing an assault rifle at a Maricopa County sheriff's deputy whom he mistook for a drug smuggler.Authorities said 49-year-old Richard Malley was being held Monday on $10,000 bond on suspicion of aggravated assault.
PHOENIX (AP) — Researchers at Arizona State University say rising interest rates don't appear to be affecting the Phoenix-area housing market, which is making a comeback.A report from the university's W.
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a body has been found in a canal north of Mesa.Maricopa County Sheriff's officials say the body was found about 3:40 p.m. Monday in the Central Arizona Project canal near Bush Highway and Granite Reef Dam Road.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is scheduled to lead a delegation to India this week.Brewer's office says the trip is to promote Arizona's competitive business climate, expand investment opportunities and foster a long-term relationship with an emerging and valued trading partners.
With the Valley under an excessive heat warning from 10 a.m. Tuesday until 8 p.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service
is predicting more unseasonably hot temperatures. Meteorologist Matthew Hersch
says there’s a ridge of high pressure sitting over Arizona, but that relief is in sight.
Several fires continue to burn across Arizona. Two of those in the Tonto National Forest were caused by lightning last week. The White and Cain fires have burned more than 1200 acres.
Lightning can be seen over the mountains in the Prescott National Forest on Saturday.
About 1 million people in Arizona could get health insurance next year. The long awaited Affordable Health Care Act will not start providing benefits until January, but you can start signing up for a plan this fall.
that patrol the U.S.-Mexico border are now run by the Department of Homeland
Security. The Tethered
Areostat Radar System, known as TARS, uses giant balloons across Texas, New
Mexico and Arizona.
Arizona has selected its first-ever poet laureate. The title goes to English professor and Nogales native Alberto Rios. Alberto Rios has taught at Arizona State University for three decades and was just selected as Arizona's first-ever poet laureate.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal Education Secretary Arne Duncan kicks off a September four-state back-to-school bus tour with stops in New Mexico. The Education Department said Duncan and other officials begin their "Strong Start, Bright Future" tour in New Mexico on Sept.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer plans to travel to North Carolina and New Mexico next month to help with fundraising efforts for other Republicans. The governor will serve as the headliner for a Sept.
YARNELL, Ariz. — Aircraft and more firefighters are being assigned to a wildfire burning five miles east of the communities of Yarnell and Peeples Valley in the same region where a fire killed 19 firefighters June 30.
PHOENIX (AP) — A special committee including members of the Arizona Legislature has been appointed to examine how the state's incomes tax system could be overhauled to make it simpler and more fair and transparent.
The Musical Instrument Museum in North Phoenix has been open for a little more than three years. Earlier this month, it welcomed a new new President and Director. Carrie Heinonen has returned to the Valley after working at the Art Institute of Chicago.
The U.S. Education Secretary will be in Arizona and New
Mexico in a few weeks, as part of the department’s annual back-to-school bus
tour.Arne Duncan will start his trip in Santa Fe on Sept. 9,
before moving on to Albuquerque, Socorro, N.