AG wants Arizona court to review tuition lawsuit’s dismissal
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's attorney general wants the state's highest court to review the dismissal of a lawsuit over tuition fees at the state's three public universities.
Authorities bust marijuana, vape operation in north Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says its detectives have helped bust a marijuana and THC vape cartridge operation in north Phoenix.
State panel to hold hearing on judges up for 2020 retention
PHOENIX (AP) — A state commission is inviting public comment on the performance of dozens of Arizona judges on 2020 general election ballots for retention.
Phoenix woman, boyfriend accused of abusing her young son
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman and her boyfriend are facing child abuse charges for allegedly hitting and punching her 6-year-old son because he was having trouble pronouncing words and reading...
Phoenix City Council discusses police oversight options
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona city officials have begun considering options for new civilian oversight of the Phoenix Police Department amid multiple officer-involved shooting cases, officials...
Police in Maricopa say they’re investigating murder-suicide
MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say they're investigating a murder-suicide at a home in Maricopa, south of Phoenix.
Maricopa police say the incident occurred around 10 a.m. Tuesday in the...
Woman’s body found in Phoenix canal last month is identified
PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say a body found floating in a city canal last month has been identified.
They announced Wednesday that the body was that of 35-year-old Shameka...
Today in Arizona History
PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Sept. 22
On this date in 1554, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, his fortune lost in the vain search for the fabled Seven Cities of Cibola, died.
Arizona seeks input on possible upgrades to highway stretch
PHOENIX (AP) — The state Department of Transportation says it wants public input on potential improvements to a 59-mile (95-kilometer) stretch of highway connecting metro Phoenix with Payson in...
US court: Media should be able to hear Arizona executions,
PHOENIX (AP) — Journalists are entitled to hear and not just see the entire process of executing condemned inmates in Arizona, a U.S. appeals court said Tuesday in a ruling that criticized...
Arizona reports cases of vaping-related respiratory illness
PHOENIX (AP) — State health officials say three cases of vaping-related respiratory illness have been identified in Arizona, all in Maricopa County.
Troops stop wrong-way driver on I-10 during morning commute
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say state troopers arrested a wrong-way driver on Interstate 10 on Phoenix's west side during the Tuesday morning commute.
MCSO: 1 suspect killed, another arrested after burglary try
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say one suspect is in custody and another is dead after a burglary attempt at a Laveen fire station.
Maricopa County Sheriff's officials released the information...
Arizona artists win suit over same-sex wedding invitations
PHOENIX (AP) — The free speech rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by an anti-discrimination ordinance in Phoenix that makes it illegal to refuse service to...
Man gets 40-year prison term in fatal shooting in Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) — A man accused of wounding his ex-girlfriend and fatally shooting her mother in Phoenix in 2017 has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
Arizona lawmaker sorry for comments about minorities, guns
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona state Rep. Jay Lawrence is apologizing for saying that black and Hispanic communities "are better armed than the police officers who are supposed to be controlling them" and...
63-year-old inmate in Coconino County jail dies
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An inmate at a Coconino County jail has died.
The Coconino County Sheriff's Office says medical staff at the jail were examining 63-year-old Floyd Jackson in his cell...
Phoenix 911 dispatchers to get new ‘quiet room’
PHOENIX (AP) — Emergency dispatchers in Phoenix who handle 911 calls will have a place to decompress.
The Phoenix Police Department on Tuesday will dedicate a new "quiet room" for 911...
Sheriff’s Office: Suspect critically wounded in shooting
PHOENIX (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says detectives and members of a fugitive apprehension unit shot and wounded a suspect in Phoenix.
Off-duty Arizona highway officers stop wrong-way driver
PHOENIX (AP) — Two off-duty Arizona highway officers have stopped a wrong-way driver travelling on a Phoenix highway.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety says they received reports...
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Arizona panel plans to hold 2 criminal justice hearings
PHOENIX (AP) — A state commission plans to hold public hearings on criminal justice issues.
The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission said the hearings will focus on identifying available data...
Panel nominates 4 to fill Arizona Court of Appeals vacancy
PHOENIX (AP) — Coconino County Attorney William Ring is among a state panel's four nominees for appointment to fill a Court of Appeals vacancy.
Arizona voters who don’t sign some ballots will get 2nd shot
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona voters who forget to sign the envelope on their early ballots will have a chance after Election Day to fix their mistake.
Phoenix to become most populous US city to drop library fees
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix residents with overdue library books might want to wait a bit before bringing back their borrowed copies of the current best sellers.
Suspects shoot at firefighters inside Phoenix fire station
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police are searching for two men who broke into a fire station and opened fire on firefighters.
Authorities say the incident occurred Thursday around 8:30 p.m. at a...
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Ducey elevates Maricopa County judge to appellate court
PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey is elevating a Democratic Maricopa County judge to the Arizona Court of Appeals.
Ducey announced the appointment of David Gass on Friday.
Report: Las Vegas also inquired about Arizona Diamondbacks
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A report says Las Vegas followed neighboring Henderson in talks with the Arizona Diamondbacks last year, possibly about moving the Major League Baseball team from Phoenix to...
14 arrested in bust of black-market marijuana, deliveries
PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County Sheriff's Office officials say 14 people have been arrested after a drug bust that targeted black-market marijuana and narcotic cannabis delivery...
Tip leads to arrest of 2 who escaped prison van last month
PHOENIX (AP) — Sixteen days of chasing countless leads about husband and wife fugitives who escaped a prison transport van taking them to face allegations of killing a man ended when a tip led...
The Latest: Officers surrounded house to capture fugitives
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on husband and wife fugitives accused of murder who were captured in Arizona (all times local):
FAA: American flight aborts takeoff from Phoenix airport
PHOENIX (AP) — Officials say two tires on an American Airlines jet flattened as the 737 braked while aborting its takeoff from Phoenix due to what the airline called a "mechanical...
Immigration tale ‘El Norte’ returning to theaters for 1 day
PHOENIX (AP) — "El Norte," the seminal film about a brother and sister who flee violence in Guatemala to seek a new life in the United States, is returning to the big screen for one day this month...
Litchfield Park man gets prison in sexual exploitation case
PHOENIX (AP) — A Litchfield Park man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a minor.
Arizona prosecutors say 37-year-old Alan Dain Rodriguez also was sentenced...
Arizona’s Biggs selected as next chairman of Freedom Caucus
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs of Arizona will be the next chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus.
Biggs' office announced that the caucus' members this week chose...
Correction: Prison Officers-Vacancies story
PHOENIX (AP) — In a Sept. 10 story about an increase of vacancy rates for correctional officers across Arizona, The Associated Press reported erroneously that outgoing Director Charles Ryan warned...
Arizona trooper accused of preying on female drivers
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona state trooper used the Phoenix freeways as his personal hunting ground, falsifying records to cover up traffic stops of women he hoped to sexually exploit, authorities...
The Latest: Agency: Trooper pulled over more women than men
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an Arizona state trooper (all times local):
Authorities say a now-former Arizona state trooper accused of trying to exploit female...
Today in Arizona History
PHOENIX (AP) — Sunday, Sept. 15
On this date in 1851, Fort Defiance was established.
On this date in 1857, the U.S. government signed the Overland Mail contract with John...
Arizona trooper accused of trying to extort sexual favors
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was arrested Tuesday on charges that he tried to exploit female drivers for sexual favors during traffic stops.
Phoenix police officers fatally shoot armed man after attack
PHOENIX (AP) — Police say a man has been fatally shot in west Phoenix after he allegedly attacked his mother with a knife.
The man has been identified as 47-year-old Hector...
Reagan appointed as a Maricopa County justice of the peace
PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan is now a Maricopa County justice of the peace after being appointed to replace her father in a precinct centered on...
Court: Online travel firms must pay taxes to Arizona cities
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled Orbitz and other online travel companies must pay sales taxes to cities for their work in arranging hotel stays for customers, but it is unclear...
McSally distances herself from GOP chair’s fundraising email
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican Sen. Martha McSally says it was a mistake for state GOP chairman Kelli Ward to write in a fundraising email that the party would stop Democratic Senate candidate Mark...
Phoenix neighbors’ argument ends in stabbing death, arrest
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his neighbor to death.
Phoenix police said Monday that 32-year-old Luis Lino has been booked on suspicion of...
Attorneys: Court seat puts Montgomery in far different role
PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys say Gov. Doug Ducey's appointment of now-former Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to the Arizona Supreme Court puts Montgomery in a new role that could silence his...
Cambage, Wilson help Aces beat Mercury, clinch No. 4 seed
PHOENIX (AP) — Liz Cambage had 21 points and A'ja Wilson scored eight of her 20 points in the final three-plus minutes to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Phoenix Mercury 98-89 on Sunday,...