Stories tagged: Arizona
Mon., July 8, 2019, 11:40 a.m.
Before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin knew they would be the first to walk on the moon, they took crash courses in geology at the Grand Canyon and a nearby …
Tue., May 21, 2019, 4 p.m.
Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
An effort to develop a better fire shelter following the deaths of 19 wildland firefighters in Arizona six years ago has failed.
Tue., April 23, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
The U.S. government is moving forward with plans to use military funds to build border barriers in Arizona and New Mexico.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 2:58 p.m.
A woman who was attacked by a jaguar after crossing a barrier at a zoo to take a photo of the animal has apologized to the facility outside Phoenix.
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
A California irrigation district with the highest-priority rights to water from a major Western river is using its power to demand federal funds to restore the state’s largest lake, hoping …
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever. He became yet another victim killed by a flood of …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 5:05 p.m.
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife and former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 6:48 p.m.
Officials in a small Arizona border city passed a resolution Wednesday night condemning the installation of new razor wire that now covers the entirety of a tall border wall through …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Arizona say they’ve made their biggest fentanyl bust ever
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials announced Thursday their biggest fentanyl bust ever, saying they captured nearly 254 pounds of the synthetic drug that is fueling a national epidemic of …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Former Mariners pitcher and Hall of Famer Randy Johnson has placed his Paradise Valley, Arizona, home up for auction.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
Those wanting a good West Coast hoops fix the past two months have turned to Gonzaga and Nevada. The Zags won the Maui Invitational. Nevada ran the table in nonconference …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Arizona’s governor on Tuesday appointed U.S. Rep. Martha McSally to replace Sen. Jon Kyl in the seat that belonged to the late John McCain, sending the GOP congresswoman back to …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
The Gonzaga-Duke game was nearing tip time when Mark Few and Mike Krzyzewski met behind makeshift curtains close to the court. “So I talked to Mark before the game and …
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
A pigeon that had flown the coop with only its bedazzled vest is nesting back home in Phoenix.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema won Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 2:05 p.m.
Arizona Republicans and Democrats agreed Friday to give rural voters an extra chance to fix problems with their ballots in the count of the state’s tight Senate race.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
The impact of remnants from Tropical Storm Rosa was still rippling across Arizona Thursday as a collision on a washed out highway near the Grand Canyon left one person dead …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
An Arizona company has recalled more than 6.5 million pounds of beef that could be contaminated with salmonella.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
An earthen dam in Arizona’s southern desert could fail and flood a small village because the lake behind it is swollen with runoff from the remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa, …
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 3 p.m.
Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
Eight people, including four immigrants in the U.S. illegally, were killed in a head-on crash on an Arizona highway, authorities said Thursday.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 4 p.m.
Thirty-five years after an Arizona man cared for his son when he was shot in their native Lebanon, the son is returning that devotion.
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
John McCain hadn’t been elected to the U.S. Senate when a fellow veteran and friend spotted him at the annual Navajo Nation Fair.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 2 p.m.
Woman crashed Mormon Church service and accused former leader of raping her in 1984. He has denied it.
Sunday was supposed to be a day of fasting and testimony at the church, and McKenna Denson strode up to the pulpit like any other member of the congregation. She …
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 10 a.m.
Sen. John McCain’s widow on Tuesday said former Sen John Kyl will fill her late husband’s seat.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
An Amber Alert was issued Saturday for two young brothers and their biological father missing since the boys’ mother and a male housemate were found fatally shot in the Phoenix …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 9:06 p.m.
People waved American flags and campaign-style signs along the side of the road Thursday as a motorcade carrying Sen. John McCain’s body traveled from the state Capitol to a church …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Family, friends and constituents were gathering Wednesday at Arizona’s Capitol to pay their respects to Sen. John McCain, the first of two days of services here before he departs the …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 1 p.m.
A contractor hired to set up voting machines in the Phoenix area failed to send enough technicians, leaving several polling places out of operation during Arizona’s primary election Tuesday, two …