Phoenix

Damaged vehicles and trailers are seen in an area where flash flood waters that overran Skunk Creek, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in New River, Ariz., just northwest of Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Flood cleanup begins in Phoenix after heavy storms

  PHOENIX (AP) — Residents began cleaning up Wednesday from devastating flooding that slammed Arizona a day earlier, trapping people in vehicles and homes and washing away thousands of cactuses at a farm north of […]

08/20/2014

A Southwest Airlines plane. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Man climbs fence at Phoenix airport, runs to plane

PHOENIX (AP) — A man has been arrested after climbing a fence at the Phoenix airport on Christmas Day and running out to a plane that had just landed, police said early Thursday. Robert Edward […]

12/26/2013

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)

Arizona commission OKs fine in firefighter deaths

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona commission approved a nearly $560,000 fine on Wednesday against the state Forestry Division in the deaths of 19 firefighters after an investigative agency found that officials put protection of property […]

12/04/2013

Crew boots unruly actor off flight in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — US Airways denies crew members used racial slurs against actor Brandon T. Jackson, who was kicked off a flight at a Phoenix layover because of unruly behavior. Jackson, best known for his […]

11/06/2013

Threat diverts United Express flight to Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — A United Express flight from San Francisco to San Antonio has been diverted to Phoenix because of a reported threat. Officials at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport say Flight 5573 landed at […]

10/31/2013

Neighbors add to a makeshift memorial set up at the Moore home on Monday Oct. 28, 2013, in Phoenix, to honor the four shooting victims.  Police say loud barking dogs might have led to 56-year-old Michael Guzzo to kill four of his neighbors and the neighbors' two dogs before turning the gun on himself, and dying.  The victims were identified as Bruce Moore, 66; his daughter, Renee Moore, 36; her husband, Michael Moore, 42, who took his wife's name; and Renee's son, Shannon Moore, 17. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Barking dogs may have been reason for fatal shootings of 4

PHOENIX (AP) — For months, Michael Guzzo complained to neighbors about incessant dog barking, even putting up fliers on doors throughout his Phoenix townhome complex advising people of pet ordinances and fines. This weekend, police […]

10/28/2013

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)

Arias files motion to fire main defense attorney

  PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias wants to fire her lead defense attorney. In the 12-page handwritten document, Arias says attorney Kirk Nurmi hasn’t seen her since May 23. That’s when Phoenix jurors reached an […]

10/25/2013

Paul scores 24 to lead Clippers past Suns, 102-96

PHOENIX (AP) – Chris Paul scored 13 of his 24 points in the first quarter to help the Los Angeles Clippers run out to an early lead and beat the Phoenix Suns 102-96 in a […]

10/16/2013

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

In this Sept 9, 1998 photo, Margaret Pellegrini, a cast member who played a Munchkin named Sleepy Head in the original "The Wizard of Oz" movie, poses with various statues from the movie in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Tribune Newspapers, N. Scott Trimble)

‘Wizard of Oz’ Munchkin Margaret Pellegrini dies

PHOENIX (AP) — Margaret Pellegrini, one of the original Munchkins from the 1939 classic movie “The Wizard of Oz,” has died. She was 89. Pellegrini suffered a stroke Monday at her Glendale home and died […]

08/08/2013

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