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 New York Man Arrested For Threatening Calls To Flagstaff Schools
The FBI has arrested and charged the man who admitted to making death threats to Flagstaff schools this past spring, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Arizona.
July 21, 2015
Spraying Planned To Kill Saguaro National Park Buffelgrass
Saguaro National Park outside Tucson plans to resume herbicide spraying on parts of the park where invasive buffelgrass has become established.
July 21, 2015
Invasive Palm Weevil Spotted In Arizona
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced the first confirmed sighting in Arizona of an insect pest that can damage and kill palms.
July 20, 2015
Activists Urge Arizona Governor To Cancel Private Prison Expansion
Activists called for the governor and Arizona Department of Corrections for the second time in two months to cancel the planned private prison expansion Monday at the Capitol.
July 20, 2015
Judge: Contempt Of Court Hearings Against Arpaio To Resume In September
A federal judge has ordered contempt of court hearings against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to go forward.
July 20, 2015
Appeals Court Ruling Upholds Scottsdale Bombing Convictions
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled on a white supremacist case. The man was convicted of a bombing that wounded a former black Scottsdale official.
July 20, 2015
Wickenburg Flood Clean Up Continues
The town of Wickenburg is still making efforts to clean up the neighborhoods largely affected by Saturday night's flood.
July 20, 2015
Cessna Crash Leaves 2 Arizona Men Unharmed
A small airplane crashed shortly after takeoff in a remote area of Emery County. The sheriff's office there said both men on the plane were unharmed.
July 20, 2015
5 Men Convicted In Abductions, Murders Of 11 Juárez Women
A high-profile trial in the Mexican border city of Juárez ended this weekend in a guilty verdict for five men accused of sex trafficking and murder.
July 20, 2015
Arizona Academic Seeks Death Certificate For Outlaw Billy The Kid
A retired Arizona State University professor is taking his pursuit of a death certificate for Billy the Kid to New Mexico's highest court.
July 20, 2015
Tucson Students Might Get Counseling, Not Suspensions
The Tucson Unified School District may soon be providing counseling services rather than out-of-school suspensions to some of the district's most troubled students.
July 20, 2015
Amateur Astronomers Helping Map Kuiper Belt
As the New Horizons spacecraft moves beyond Pluto and scientists begin to sift through the data of the historic flyby last week, a group of citizen scientists is also taking a look at the solar system’s frontier.
July 19, 2015
Bernie Sanders Rally Draws Big Crowds In Phoenix
The progressive Netroots Nation conference brought Democratic presidential hopefuls to Phoenix this weekend. Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley tried to garner support among Arizonans.
July 19, 2015
Wickenburg Hit Hard By Monsoon Storms
Several communities northwest of Phoenix were trying to put themselves back together Sunday after monsoon storms flooded streets and bent steel utility poles like aluminum cans.
July 19, 2015
Black Lives Matter Activists Take Control Of Presidential Town Hall In Phoenix
Activists took over a Phoenix town hall meeting with Democratic presidential candidates Saturday. The group successfully dominated the rest of the conversation.
July 18, 2015
Coconino County Detention Facility To Use High-Tech Wristbands To Track Inmates
The Coconino County Detention Facility near Flagstaff will soon track inmates using high-tech wristbands.
July 17, 2015
How Bad Is Arizonas Teacher Shortage?
Summer break is winding down and students will soon return to the classrooms. But will there be enough teachers to educate Arizona’s estimated 1.1 million public school students?
July 17, 2015
Jerice Hunter Sentenced To Life In Prison For Death Of Her Daughter
A judge decided Friday that an Arizona mother will spend the rest of her life in jail after being convicted of killing her 5-year-old daughter.
July 17, 2015
As President Talks About Reducing Prison Population, Arizonas Is Expanding
This week President Barack Obama announced plans for criminal justice reform and reducing the federal prison population. Meanwhile, Arizona has increasing numbers of inmates and the state is building more prisons to accommodate the growth.
July 17, 2015
County Health Officials Warn Residents About West Nile Concerns During Monsoon Season
County health officials urging Valley residents to stay vigilant against West Nile during the monsoon season.
July 17, 2015

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