AZ death-by-suicide rate is 35% above U.S. average for those ages 10 to 34
As the holiday season is in full swing, health officials in the state are reminding people of an alarming statistic affecting those who are isolated or experiencing mental health challenges.
Nov. 27, 2022
NAU professor and her husband are missing after Rocky Point kayaking trip
A Northern Arizona University professor and her husband have been missing in Sonora, Mexico, since Thanksgiving Day. Now, Mexican authorities have begun a search and rescue effort to find them.
Nov. 26, 2022
Coconino Health Department issues warning about Thanksgiving leftovers
As the Thanksgiving holiday comes to an end, an important decision needs to be made on whether to throw away leftover food. Unconsumed or unfrozen food kept four days after Thanksgiving can accumulate bacteria.
Nov. 26, 2022
Mesa reaches $8M settlement with widow of Daniel Shaver
The city of Mesa has reached an $8 million settlement with the widow of a Texas man shot dead by police in 2016.
Nov. 25, 2022
Study links high NFL game attendance to COVID spikes
Whether to stop or throttle back attendance at major sporting events was a major bone of contention during the COVID-19 pandemic. New research that tries to clarify the picture.
Nov. 25, 2022
Tiny fossil offers big clues to brain evolution
Settling debates over the evolutionary roots of shared features takes evidence that often does not survive the ravages of time. But a University of Arizona-led paper on the oldest known fossilized brain offers clues to the brain’s origins in modern arthropods — and, by extension, humans.
Nov. 25, 2022
Tempe holds special meeting over proposed Coyotes entertainment district
The city of Tempe held a meeting this week detailing plans for a new Arizona Coyotes hockey arena and entertainment district. The City Council is expected to vote on whether to send the proposal to public referendum next week.
Nov. 25, 2022
Small Business Saturday helps the community in more ways then one
Saturday is Small Business Saturday. Sophia Lovasz with Local First Arizona says shopping local, rather than buying at chain stores, means most of the purchase price stays within the community.
Nov. 25, 2022
Townsend subpoenas election info from Maricopa County, despite it being available
The head of the Arizona Senate Government Committee has subpoenaed Maricopa County officials for records detailing how the recent general election was run.
Nov. 25, 2022
Scottsdale shelter adopts 5 orphaned cubs, then releases them
A Scottsdale animal shelter took in five orphaned bear cubs last year in hopes of later releasing them. All five have been returned to the wild.
Nov. 25, 2022
Challenging holiday season ahead for retailers
After two years of strong consumer demand, retailers are preparing for a slower holiday season.
More Arizona business news
Nov. 25, 2022
Hobbs hopes lawmakers will work across the aisle on abortion
On the campaign trail, Katie Hobbs promised she would work to repeal the Arizona's near-total abortion ban. But the governor-elect may face challenges.
More Arizona politics news
Nov. 25, 2022
DOJ asks federal court to dismiss Ducey case over shipping container border wall
The Department of Justice is asking the court to dismiss a suit brought by Gov. Doug Ducey’s administration that tries to claim state sovereignty of federal borderland. The motion is the latest filing in a court battle over Ducey’s project to create a makeshift border wall of shipping containers.
Nov. 24, 2022
Mayorkas, Democratic lawmakers push back on GOP resignation calls
Republican leaders are clamoring for the resignation of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas. The calls come just after Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Chris Magnus resigned from his post earlier this month amid reported disagreements with DHS leadership.
Nov. 24, 2022
Pinal County reports 1st child flu death in AZ this season
Influenza and RSV cases are surging across the state to levels many times higher than typical for this time of year. Now Arizona has seen its first pediatric flu death of the season.
Nov. 24, 2022
Grand Canyon astronomer in residence to present programs
Grand Canyon National Park Astronomer in residence Daniel Fleisch will present a series of programs at the Grand Canyon visitor center.
Nov. 24, 2022
Republican Gov. Ducey meets with Democrat Gov.-elect Hobbs
Outgoing Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday that his Republican administration will ensure an orderly transition to Democrat Katie Hobbs, his first public statement on her victory.
Nov. 24, 2022
AZ gas prices are on the decline this holiday weekend
Here’s some good news for anyone driving long distances this holiday weekend. Arizona gas prices are continuing to decline.
Nov. 24, 2022
Feels Like Home celebrates Linda Ronstandts Mexican-American heritage, family recipes
One of Arizona’s favorite daughters is award-winning recording artist Linda Ronstadt. She has a new book. “Feels Like Home” is a joyfully narrated and photographic road trip through the Sonoran desert.
More arts and entertainment news
Nov. 24, 2022
Arizona Auto Show returns to Phoenix Convention Center
After a two-year hiatus, the Arizona International Auto Show returns to the Phoenix Convention Center for the holiday weekend.
Nov. 23, 2022