Yuma, Arizona, withdraws state of emergency as migrant crisis dwindles

U.S. 12/29/19, 06:24

The mayor of Yuma, Arizona, announced on Dec. 19, the withdrawal of his city's state of emergency that had been issued in response to the humanitarian crisis at the southern border. “I am grateful to be able to withdraw the Proclamation of Emergency due to the Trump administration's policy changes that ...

Wintry weather bedevils holiday weekend travelers around US

U.S. 11/30/19, 13:56

Wintry weather bedeviled Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the United States Saturday as a powerful and dangerous storm moved eastward, dumping heavy snow from parts of California to the northern Midwest and inundating other areas with rain. Authorities found the bodies of two young children, including a 5-year-old boy, and a third ...

Police: Body found at South Mountain Park in Phoenix

U.S. 10/31/19, 07:18

Police are investigating after a body was found Wednesday evening, Oct. 30, at South Mountain Park in Phoenix, Arizona. The body was found by park rangers around 6:45 p.m, police said, according to KTVK. The rangers requested police come to assist them with the body. When authorities arrived at the scene, they ...

GOP taking impeachment fight from Washington to the states

Politics 10/09/19, 19:05

While President Donald Trump plays defense on impeachment in Washington, Republicans are taking the fight to Democrats in the states. Dozens of shouting and flag-waving Trump supporters gathered Tuesday at the Casa Grande field office of Democratic Rep. Tom O'Halleran, who has signaled support for an impeachment inquiry, to protest Democratic ...

Missing Camp Pendleton Marine found safe at Texas rest stop

U.S. 09/22/19, 03:57

A U.S. Marine believed to have left Arizona for California's Camp Pendleton never arrived, but was found days later at a Texas rest area, unharmed. Lance Cpl. Job Wallace was taken into custody Saturday night by Naval Criminal Investigative Service and other law enforcement officers at a rest area in Navarro ...

Arizona governor declares emergency for wildfire

U.S. 07/24/19, 14:32

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey on Tuesday declared a state of emergency for a wildfire burning near Flagstaff in northern Arizona. The blaze, first spotted on Sunday at about 11 a.m., charred about four square miles in a mountain pass that is a major recreational spot and just minutes from downtown Flagstaff. ...

Obama appointed judge bars Trump from using $2.5B to build border wall

U.S. 06/29/19, 11:47

A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland, an Obama appointee, acted in two lawsuits filed by California and by activists ...

Second military service member found dead along Mexico border in Arizona

U.S. 06/23/19, 17:56

Authorities say another military service member assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border has died in southern Arizona. Officials at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, said in a statement that the military service member with the Southwest Border Support Mission was found dead Sunday near Ajo, Arizona. They say ...

Pup fostering gives genetic boost to wild Mexican wolves

U.S. 06/18/19, 17:47

It's a carefully planned mission that involves coordination across state lines — from Mexican gray wolf dens hidden deep in the woods of New Mexico and Arizona to breeding facilities at zoos and special conservation centers around the U.S.It's also about timing as wolves in the wild and those in ...

Police: Arizona man beheads roommate’s dog as she moves out

U.S. 06/18/19, 16:05

An Arizona man has been arrested on suspicion of mutilating and beheading his roommate's dog as she moved out of the home that the two shared in a Phoenix suburb.Jose Vega Meza, 21, told investigators that he killed the dog on Saturday because his roommate owed rent money to his ...

Update: Arizona governor calls police video ‘disturbing’

U.S. 06/17/19, 17:28

The Latest on Phoenix police pointing guns at a couple during a shoplifting investigation (all times local):3:30 p.m.Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says a video showing Phoenix police aiming guns and yelling profanities at a man and a pregnant woman holding a baby is disturbing and unacceptable.Rev. Jarrett Maupin, center, a ...

Man who sold ammo to Vegas shooter asks for trial by judge

U.S. 06/12/19, 17:18

The Arizona man who has acknowledged selling bullets to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has asked to be tried by a judge on his federal ammunition-manufacturing charge.The attorney for Douglas Haig argued that the connection to the massacre will have a "prejudicial effect" on ...

Police: 3 students had thousands of fentanyl pills on campus

U.S. 06/06/19, 16:59

Police in a small city on the U.S.-Mexico border say three students were arrested Wednesday for possessing fentanyl pills on campus, including one who had over 3,000 pills with her.San Luis, Arizona, police say 18-year-old Noemi Hernandez-Madrigal had three plastic bags with over 3,200 blue fentanyl pills on her. The ...

Racist, violent posts by police: Departments investigating

U.S. 06/05/19, 18:26

Police departments in at least five states are investigating, and in some cases condemning, their officers' social media feeds after the weekend publication of a database that appears to catalog thousands of bigoted or violent posts by active-duty and former cops.The posts were uncovered by a team of researchers who ...

Woman who lifted Arizona mosque items gets probation

U.S. 06/04/19, 14:29

A woman captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend lifted Qurans and other items from an Arizona mosque was sentenced Tuesday to two years of probation for an aggravated criminal damage conviction.Tahnee Savanna Gonzales was ordered to complete 225 hours of community service and ...

Things to know about NCAA baseball regionals

Baseball 05/30/19, 13:29

The NCAA baseball tournament opens Friday with play in 16 double-elimination regionals. Regional winners advance to best-of-three super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha beginning June 15. Some of the top story lines:WHO'S HOTCentral Michigan has won 18 games in a ...

Waymo bringing self-driving trucks to Phoenix area freeways

U.S. 05/30/19, 12:10

Google's self-driving vehicle division says it's bringing autonomous trucks to the Phoenix area.Waymo announced Wednesday that its self-driving tractor-trailers will start driving on freeways this week and will expand to more routes over time.Waymo's self-driving passenger vehicles are ubiquitous in the eastern Phoenix and its suburbs, where the company conducts ...

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