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State fires six responsible for 6,600 ignored CPS cases

State fires six responsible for 6,600 ignored CPS cases

PHOENIX — Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired Wednesday.

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Arizona lawmakers end session with flurry of measures

Arizona lawmakers end session with flurry of measures

PHOENIX — State lawmakers finally wrapped up the 2014 legislative session early this morning, pushing through a host of last-minute measures.

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Brewer vetoes new gun-theft law, says act is already illegal

PHOENIX — Calling the measure unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday that would have created a new crime for taking away some…

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Crash site at Grand Canyon a national landmark

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK — The site of a 1956 plane crash at the Grand Canyon that killed 128 people has been designated a national landmark.

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Uranium mine north of Grand Canyon to stay open

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A uranium mining company's plan to stockpile ore at a mine north of the Grand Canyon is raising concerns over radioact…

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Brewer to decide on set of controversial bills

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer now has on her desk a series of bills passed by the state Legislature during its last day of session.

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Kingman woman killed in collision during pursuit

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — A 66-year-old Kingman woman was killed when her car was involving in a collision with a vehicle driven by a fugitive bei…

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Ariz. county restricts cellphone use while driving

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Coconino County has approved a new ordinance that generally bans texting and making calls with cellphones and other el…

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Cause of death unknown for man found dead in Mesa

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine the cause of death of a man whose body was found in an apartment that was on fire.

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Ruling finds jury trial right in shoplifting cases

PHOENIX (AP) — A new state appellate court is expanding Arizonans' rights to jury trials in misdemeanor cases, ruling that additional shoplift…

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Giffords to speak at Yuma courthouse dedication

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is among those who will help dedicate a new federal courthouse named after the judge wh…

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D-backs place Trumbo on DL with foot injury

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left fielder Mark Trumbo on the 15-day disabled list with a stress fracture in his right f…

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Freeport-McMoRan beats expectations, shares rise

PHOENIX (AP) — Freeport-McMoRan's said Thursday that its first-quarter net income fell 21 percent, but the copper and gold mining company's re…

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Jury to resume work Monday in hammer killing case

PHOENIX (AP) — A jury in Phoenix is to resume deliberations Monday in the penalty phase of an Arizona woman convicted of beating her husband t…

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Signs of trauma on Tucson woman found dead in home

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say a 50-year-old woman has been found dead at a residence under suspicious circumstances.

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Bill allowing optometrists to prescribe approved

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House passed a bill early Thursday that would allow optometrists to prescribe some drugs that is set for a vote in …

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Chandler couple sentenced for burglaries

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A Chandler husband and wife who pretended to show Pinal County homes for salein order to burglarize them have been sentenced.

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June 30 trial set for Minuteman movement founder

PHOENIX (AP) — A new trial date has been set for a founder of the Minuteman border-watch movement on charges that he sexually abused two girls…

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Saguaro National Park finalizes restoration plan

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Officials at Saguaro National Park have finalized a plan that covers the restoration of native vegetation at the southern…

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Arizona Legislature adjourns 2014 session that saw controversy over religious freedom bill

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Legislature adjourns 2014 session that saw controversy over religious freedom bill .

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Arizona Legislature adjourns after 101 days

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Legislature has ended this year's session after 101 days.

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Ruling on temporary gun seizures to be reviewed

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court's ruling that police can take temporary custody of a person's gun …

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Photos: Old Tucson Studios before the fire

Photos: Old Tucson Studios before the fire

Nearly 40-percent of Old Tucson, including many of the most-famous wood structures, was destroyed by fire on April 24, 1995. The park was rebu…

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Brewer veto keeps guns out of public buildings

PHOENIX — Arizonans will not be allowed bring their guns into public buildings, at least not this year.

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Presence of THC metabolite in blood does not prove impaired driving, Arizona Supreme Court finds

PHOENIX — Arizonans who smoke marijuana can’t be charged with driving while impaired absent actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the…

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