Stories tagged: Arizona
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
Extreme heat making wildfire battle tougher in Southwest
An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. made the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one that has destroyed at least four homes in an …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
It’s so hot in Phoenix that airplanes can’t fly
Dozens of flights have been delayed and canceled out of Phoenix Sky Harbor on Tuesday as the city – and much of the region – withers under another day of …
Tue., June 20, 2017, 9:28 a.m.
Six killed in 25-vehicle pileup at New Mexico-Arizona line
Authorities in New Mexico say six people are dead after a 25-vehicle pileup on I-10 caused by sudden blowing dust in New Mexico near the Arizona state line.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
From Phoenix to Sacramento, West sweats through worst heat wave in decades
All-time heat records could be in jeopardy in the Southwest this week as a dome of hot, high pressure settles over the region. Triple-digit highs are in the forecast from …
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
GM says it has made 130 self-driving Bolts
General Motors says it has built 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt electric cars at a factory in suburban Detroit.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
2018 point guard Brandon Williams picks Arizona over Gonzaga, other schools
Brandon Williams, a standout point guard in the 2018 class, had Gonzaga in his top five, but it seemed clear that Arizona was at the top of his list.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Two convicted sex offenders are arrested at Arizona border
Border Patrol agents in the Tucson Sector say they have arrested two previously convicted sex offenders.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Survivors seek donations to fund memorial to those killed in mass shooting
PHOENIX – Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Duke transfer Chase Jeter, who visited Gonzaga, picks Arizona
The transfer market has been good to Gonzaga in recent seasons but the Zags came up short again Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Families ask why arrest in Phoenix serial shooter case took so long
Graciela Beltran broke down in tears in her west Phoenix living room as she recounted the life and death of her son, one of the victims in a serial shooting …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
Sheriff: Guns used to kill West Side couple possibly dumped near Mexican border
A sheriff in Washington says two guns used to kill a couple last year may have been dumped in western Arizona or eastern California near the U.S.-Mexico border, and authorities …
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Phoenix serial killings suspect: ‘I’m innocent’
For more than a year, Phoenix police were stumped by a string of killings in which a shooter stalked victims after dark and gunned them down as they stood outside …
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
U.S. plan to improve firefighter shelters falters
Crews who battle wildfires will have to wait at least another year before getting better fire shelters than those that failed to save 19 firefighters trapped by flames in Arizona …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Supreme Court sides with Goodyear in sanctions dispute
A unanimous Supreme Court is siding with Goodyear Rubber & Tire Co. in a dispute over a $2.7 million the company and its lawyers were ordered to pay in a …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:17 p.m.
Sessions to prosecutors: Get tough on border criminals
Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed federal prosecutors across the country Tuesday to make immigration cases a higher priority and look for opportunities to bring serious felony charges against those who …
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Six key moments that shaped Gonzaga’s greatest basketball season
The season opener was 30 seconds old and Nigel Williams-Goss already had a pair of buckets and Jordan Mathews drilled a 3-pointer.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Zags fans, here’s our list of things to do in Phoenix before Saturday’s Final Four game
If you’re taking a trip down south for some sunshine and a first-hand look at the Zags in the Final Four, you might want to plan on some things to …
Sat., March 25, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Uber driverless car not at fault in Arizona accident, police say
A self-driving car operated by Uber Technologies was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona, the latest incident for a company reeling from multiple crises.
Sun., March 19, 2017
5 great things for families to do in Phoenix’s West Valley
From horseback rides and petroglyphs to zoo animals and airplanes, there’s plenty to do and see on a Arizona visit.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
Supporters in Arizona rally behind woman deported in immigration crackdown
Arizona immigration activists prodded Phoenix politicians and law enforcement to declare the city a sanctuary for immigrants in the country illegally after a mother of two U.S. citizens was deported …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Allonzo Trier helps No. 9 Arizona hold off Stanford
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
Trump’s first days: For many in Arizona, it doesn’t get any better than this
Across the massive mall parking lot from the Red Lobster, Rush Limbaugh’s radio show blared from the speakers of a silver sedan, idling near Party City with its windows down. …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 11:20 p.m.
Pac-12 roundup: Isaac Hamilton scores 33, hits nine 3-pointers and UCLA tops Arizona State
Isaac Hamilton scored 33 points, hitting a career-high nine 3-pointers, and No. 3 UCLA routed Arizona State 102-80 on Thursday night to improve to 11-0 at home.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Passing driver kills man who shot Arizona officer in ambush
An Arizona state trooper stopped to help at a car wreck along a remote highway Thursday when he was shot and wounded in an ambush by a man who was …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Lauri Markkanen scores 22 points as No. 17 Arizona beats Colorado
TUCSON, Ariz. – Lauri Markkanen scored 22 points, shooting 4 of 5 on 3-pointers, Kadeem Allen made all three of his 3s en route to a career-high 18 and No. …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 1:23 p.m.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio dives into Obama birth certificate again
Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona has fixated on the authenticity of President Barack Obama’s birth certificate for more than five years, going so far as to send a deputy and …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 10:12 a.m.
Zags remain No. 8 in college basketball rankings
Gonzaga remained unbeaten with a win over ranked Arizona on Saturday but the Zags stayed put at No. 8 in the AP Top 25.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 6:30 a.m.
Ammi Midstokke: An oasis in name only
I went to Arizona last weekend to visit friends only to discover that in November, Arizona is 90 degrees blanketed with blue skies. There were palm trees. And cacti. And …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 2:01 p.m.
Electric car factory planned in Arizona to have 2,000 workers
Electric car maker Lucid Motors said Tuesday it will build a manufacturing plant in Arizona that will begin production in 2018 as it looks to compete in the fast-growing market …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
Arizona runs for 511 yards in win over Arizona State
Samajie Grant ran for 176 yards and three touchdowns, and Arizona racked up a school-record 511 yards on the ground to roll over rival Arizona State 56-35 Friday night.