Attorney Allister Adel has been named the interim Maricopa County attorney by a unanimous vote of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. Adel will be the first woman to hold the post in county history.
Listen to the sounds of Kenzie Smalls saddling up horses for trail riders at the base of South Mountain — and Alexandra Roth hiking to the top.
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This year marks the fifth annual Jaguar Day Festival in southern Sonora, Mexico. It’s a celebration that brings awareness to the endangered jaguar in this region. The town of Álamos, Sonora, is hosting its annual Día del Jaguar celebration this Friday and Saturday.
Attorneys for thousands of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history said Thursday that they reached a settlement expected to pay between $735 million and $800 million to those who sued over the Las Vegas massacre.
The Mexican government says it’s increasing enforcement efforts in the Sea of Cortez to prevent illegal fishing nets from harming an endangered porpoise. It comes a week after local fishermen announced they would buck a fishing ban this shrimp season. But the government's plan doesn't address their concerns.
Weapons manufacturer Raytheon is hiring hundreds of people at its Tucson campus as it prepares to ramp up missile production and a company merger. Many of the open positions posted on its website are related to engineering and pay six-figure incomes.
It’s tough to find a river in the West that still behaves like a western river. The relatively free-flowing Yampa River in northwestern Colorado is unique. The people who depend on it are wondering how best to protect the river as the West’s water grows more scarce.
The Arizona Department of Transportation has reopened a section of State Route 88 that was closed due to flood damage. ADOT closed a section of State Route 88 between Tortilla Flat and State Route 188, near Roosevelt Lake, on Monday.
Warming due to climate change is driving shifts in Earth’s hydrological cycle. Now, a new tree-ring study suggests extremes in precipitation variability could spell bad news for trees in the American Southwest.
“It’s concerning because poverty is at the root of so many other adverse experiences in childhood,” said Liz Barker Alvarez, chief policy advisor for First Things First, a statewide organization that funds health and education programs to benefit young children.
The Department of Child Safety has seen its fair share of controversy since it was created in 2014, from firings and high turnover of case workers, to a monumental backlog of neglect and abuse cases needing to be investigated.
Gov. Doug Ducey had sharp words for the judge who ruled the governor’s plan was illegal. Proposition 123 would have allowed the governor to take money out of the state land trust for education without first getting congressional approval.
Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake opted not to run for reelection in 2018, disheartened by President Trump’s actions and rhetoric in office. He wanted to push back, but his primary voters, he realized, did not.