Robert Larkin was 6 when he heard the buzz.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona on Friday reported over 5,000 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases as virus-related hospitalizations continued to rise.
PHOENIX — The 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion was a “mistake’’ that the justices need to correct, Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday.
Courts and Crime
- Remains of couple being sent to private lab for identification
- Mother of slain toddler arrested in Mexico, Sheriff's Office says
- Murder case headed to settlement conference, attorneys say
- Former Douglas teacher accused of sexually molesting at least 7 children
- Families add a new member on National Adoption Day
- Suit against supervisors back before judge who dismissed it
- Undocumented migrant previously convicted of dismemberment arrested in Naco
- New Cochise County public defender hopes to bring more resources to office
- Expectations met: Buena's Emileigh Furry emerges as Southern Region's top offensive player
- Convicted sex offender seeking asylum in U.S. placed on probation
- Bond increased in child murder case following emergency motion
- Child killer sentenced to more than 30 years in prison
- Teenager indicted on sexual abuse, exploitation of child charges
- Police arrest Hereford man following Nov. 10 shooting
- Police seeking escaped suspect
- Deputy's body cam video shows shooting of suspect who pointed weapon at him
- Paperwork glitch results in lower bond for accused child killer
- Man shot by sheriff's deputy is arrested, charged in incident
- Accused child killer surrenders at jail, officials say
- Additional charges filed against Mesa teen involved in fatal crash
PHOENIX — An attorney for the Senate warned the Court of Appeals Wednesday that if the judges force public disclosure of records related to the audit of the 2020 election it will undermine the ability of lawmakers to do their jobs.
SAN DIEGO — Migrants seeking to enter the United States will again have to stay in Mexico as they await immigration hearings, as the Biden administration reluctantly announced plans Thursday to reinstate the Trump-era policy and agreed to Mexico’s conditions for resuming it.
Democratic legislative leaders presented a laundry list of grievances over Latino districts, competitiveness and a GOP lawmaker’s attempt to influence his Tucson-area legislative district, while House Speaker Rusty Bowers urged the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission to put less of a premium on competitive districts, as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle got an opportunity […]
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Democrats on the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee on Thursday encouraged President Joe Biden to take stronger action to limit oil and gas production, while Republicans said reducing domestic production would only increase global emissions from overseas suppliers. In a hearing less than a week after the U.S. Interior Department released a report that called […]
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TUCSON — Making history tangible: 80 years since the horrors of the attack on Pearl Harbor, founders of the University of Arizona’s USS Arizona Mall Memorial reflect on the gravitas of the sacrifices of the more than 1,100 men who served on the ship and paid the ultimate price.
TEMPE — Arizona State University student groups protesting Kyle Rittenhouse’s ties to the school marched Wednesday, nearly coming to blows with his conservative-leaning supporters.
They say it’s their last book, but Midge LeMay and Sue Poirier have learned one thing from exploring Arizona for the last decade: You never know what’s around the corner.
Arizona officials and advocates praised U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland for declaring “squaw” as a derogatory term and ordering that it be removed from any geographic feature on federal lands, which will rename 67 locations in Arizona. “The removal of such language is bittersweet as it addresses an everyday indignity that Native Americans […]
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FLORENCE (AP) — Pinal County personnel are clearing a road to an isolated 10-acre tract for a future sheriff’s shooting range, which neighbors fear will cause property values to plummet in the surrounding pristine desert and open range land north of Florence.
PHOENIX — A bid by a Prescott Valley lawmaker to mandate that Arizona students be taught about communism isn’t the state’s first foray into the issue.
PHOENIX — A first-term Arizona lawmaker wants to require that students have to study what he says is the “brutality’’ of communism before they can graduate.
PHOENIX — The governor’s chief medical adviser Tuesday said COVID infections could be cut sharply if people would do more to protect themselves, including wearing masks.
PHOENIX — A Scottsdale Republican lawmaker is trying to stop the public from voting on a proposal that would allow “dreamers’’ who meet certain conditions to pay the same in-state tuition at public universities as other Arizona residents.
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey remains adamant he’s not going to force anyone to get inoculated or even wear a mask as COVID cases in Arizona rise to the highest level since before the vaccine was available.
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey said the just-completed Virginia election provides a roadmap for Republican gubernatorial candidates in Arizona and elsewhere who hope to get elected next year.
PHOENIX — A federal judge denied a bid by the Senate earlier this week to overturn a $2.75 million discrimination award against the Senate, leaving Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and state Democrats scrambling to blunt the effects of the verdict on her gubernatorial ambitions.
PHOENIX — The Arizona secretary of state’s office on Friday certified that opponents of massive tax cuts enacted by the Legislature and signed by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey collected enough signatures to block them from taking effect until voters can weigh in next November.
SCOTTSDALE (AP) — In hopes of moving forward, Scottsdale Unified School District has elected a new interim president amid allegations that board president Jann-Michael Greenburg distributed a "dossier" on some parents including photos and personal finances.
PHOENIX — With his legal challenges to vaccine and mask mandates rejected by a federal judge, Attorney General and U.S. Senate candidate Mark Brnovich now wants Gov. Doug Ducey to order lawmakers back to the Capitol in hopes of a legislative fix.
WASHINGTON — Arizona lawmakers joined hundreds on the White House lawn Monday as President Joe Biden signed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill that includes billions of dollars for road, transit, environmental cleanup and other projects in the state.
SCOTTSDALE (AP) — Scottsdale police announced Saturday that they were investigating allegations against a school board president who the school district’s superintendent has said allegedly distributed a dossier on some parents, including photos and personal finances.