The Arizona Corporation Commission is scheduled in a couple of weeks to take up an issue some say could decide the future of rooftop solar power. Arizona Public Service wants to change its net metering program, which credits homeowners with solar systems for the extra power they do not use.
A law enforcement official in Arizona has identified a new person of interest in the 2010 murder of a prominent rancher along the United States-Mexico border. Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels says the person of interest in connection with the murder of Robert Krentz is a resident of Cochise County.
The Phoenix City Council on Thursday approved a plan to end pension spiking by city workers. That means employees can no longer artificially increase their salaries with unused vacation time and sick leave to boost their pensions.
The oil industry has written the history of the Permian Basin in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. Eighteen West Texas counties and three in New Mexico are harvesting the rich remains of an ancient sea floor laden with hydrocarbons.