Arizona

Jodi Arias, during interview at Maricopa County Estrella Jail, Phoenix. (AP Photo)

Judge delays setting Jodi Arias sentencing retrial

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona judge overseeing the trial of Jodi Arias has put off setting a date for the convicted killer’s sentencing phase retrial. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens on Monday said prosecutors […]

08/26/2013

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Steven Seagal talks ‘border security’ at NM event

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – Marked for border protection? Hollywood actor turned reserve sheriff’s deputy, Steven Seagal, dropped by the New Mexico Sheriffs’ Association Conference this week to talk about border security. KVIA-TV reports that […]

08/24/2013

This is a 1979 photo of Cosmo Allegretti, who played Dennis the Painter on the children's show "Captain Kangaroo." (AP Photo/CBS)

Allegretti, ‘Captain Kangaroo’ character, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Cosmo Allegretti, who created and voiced puppet characters like Grandfather Clock and Dancing Bear on the children’s television show “Captain Kangaroo,” has died. He was 86. Allegretti, who had homes in […]

08/07/2013

Brendan McDonough, the surviving 20th member of the Granite Mountain Hot Shots, makes sure that an American flag stands upright on a practice green at Gainey Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale during a charity golf tournament Friday Aug. 2, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Aaron Lavinsky)

Hotshot survivor ‘numb’ after hearing of deaths

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The surviving member of an elite Arizona firefighting crew that was overrun by flames says he went numb after learning the 19 men he considered his brothers were dead, and he […]

08/07/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Central Missouri in  Warrensburg, Mo., Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama expected to discuss economic proposals on ‘Tonight Show’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – President Barack Obama is expected to discuss his proposals to simplify the tax code for businesses and increase federal spending on infrastructure and community colleges on an appearance on “The Tonight […]

08/06/2013

John McCain

Obama and McCain: Washington’s newest odd couple

WASHINGTON (AP) — No one knows exactly when President Barack Obama and Republican Sen. John McCain went from bitter rivals to bipartisan partners. There was no conciliatory phone call, no heart-to-heart talk to soothe tensions […]

07/27/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Kershaw, Dodgers hand Bailey 4th straight loss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched eight stellar innings, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer off Homer Bailey and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Cincinnati 2-1 on Friday night to maintain their half-game lead over […]

07/27/2013

In this May 21, 2013 file photo, Jodi Arias points to her family as a reason for the jury to give her a life in prison sentence instead of the death penalty, during the penalty phase of her murder trial at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher, Pool, File)

Man accused of threatening anchors over coverage

PHOENIX (AP) — A New York man has been arrested on allegations that he made threats on Twitter against two national newscasters who angered him with their coverage of the Jodi Arias trial, Arizona authorities […]

07/22/2013

An air tanker makes a drop on the Mountain Fire near Lake Hemet, Calif. on Tuesday July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/The Press-Enterprise, Frank Bellino)

Interactive guide to 50 years of wildfires

Click here to see an interactive guide to 50 years of wildfires.

07/19/2013

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In ruins of deadly Arizona fire, a wedding ring

Amid the devastation of one of the worst wildfires in U.S. history that took the lives of 19 firefighters and destroyed dozens of homes, Larry and Patti McCracken experienced a tiny miracle. The married couple […]

07/12/2013

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Firefighter camaraderie draws thousands to Arizona

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Firefighters William Benitez and Lou Larosa were fresh out of the New York City Fire Department when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, killing […]

07/10/2013

19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew firefighters killed by wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, City of Prescott handout: (top l-r): Andrew Ashcraft, Robert Caldwell, Travis Carter, Dustin DeFord, Chris Mackenzie, Eric Marsh, and Grant McKee, (middle l-r): Sean Misner, Scott Norris, Wade Parker, John Percin, Jr., Anthony Rose, Jesse Steed, and Joe Thurston, (bottom l-r): Travis Turbyfill, William Warneke, Clayton Whitted, Kevin Woyjeck and Garret Zuppiger. (AP Photo)

‘Bless my hot shot crew:’ Survivor speaks at vigil

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire crew overrun by flames resonated deepest in an arena […]

07/09/2013

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