PHOENIX — Caving in part to demands by the governor, the state Senate voted 16-13 Thursday for a nearly $9.2 billion spending plan that includes more cash for child welfare and education than they had first offered.
PHOENIX — Arizona taxpayers may spend $30 million to do little more than find out how good — or bad — a job the federal government does in securing the border.
Gov. Jan Brewer greets her audience from the Arizona Capitol podium, where she gave her State of the State address. She’s flanked by Senate President Andy Biggs, left, and Speaker of the House Andy Tobin. Her speech opened the legislative session.
PHOENIX — The embattled director of the Department of Economic Security said Tuesday that his agency has been telling the governor, lawmakers and everyone else for years that some complaints of child abuse were not being investigated.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is willing to give Department of Economic Security Director Clarence Carter the benefit of the doubt about his culpability in more than 6,500 complaints of child abuse going uninvestigated — at least for the time being.
Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.
PHOENIX — The state's top police agency is ready to investigate how 6,000 reports of child abuse over four years fell through the cracks.
A 28-year-old man was killed when the truck he was driving north on Interstate 19 left the road, rolled and struck a tree, authorities said.
A 28-year-old man was killed after the truck he was driving north on Interstate 19, south of San Xavier Road left the roadway and rolled, authorities said.
PHOENIX — Police officers injured while doing more than they are required have no legal right to sue those who caused the problem in the first place, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday, a ruling an attorney says could have public-safety implications.
An Arizona Department of Public Safety officer and his wife were convicted of numerous charges related to a long-running embezzlement scheme.
A group of hikers and a family on horseback had to be rescued in separate incidents after getting lost in mountains in Cochise County, the sheriff’s department said.
Four residents of Douglas, including three on their way to work, were killed in a fiery head-on collision early Thursday.
A single-vehicle crash on the southeast-side Saturday killed a woman driving a Mazda truck.
Federal agents seized more than 2,300 pounds of marijuana and arrested three suspects Wednesday during a surveillance operation in Nogales.
Five people were killed Saturday when an SUV being chased by Border Patrol agents crashed southeast of Tucson, officials said.
A semi-truck leaking gasoline has closed Interstate 10 Grant Road west on-ramp, a state Department of Public Safety officer said Monday night.
Multiple crashes have occurred on Interstate 10 near Picacho Monday afternoon, according to state officials.
A Tucson man riding a motorcyle was killed after he crashed into a pickup Saturday on the Sonoita Highway, a DPS official said.