Phoenix

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)

Judge ponders September trial date for Arias

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Jodi Arias’ murder case says she expects to set a new trial date for late September. During a hearing Tuesday in Phoenix, Judge Sherry Stephens gave attorneys additional time […]

07/16/2013

(AP Photo)

Burns, breathing issues killed 19 firefighters

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – The 19 firefighters killed over the weekend in an Arizona blaze died of burns and inhalation problems, according to initial autopsy findings released Thursday. Cari Gerchick, a spokeswoman for the Maricopa […]

07/04/2013

Death Valley sand dunes

Death Valley temp may tie June record

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A heat wave smothering the West was rewriting record books, likely tying a more than century-old U.S. record in California as Las Vegas and other cities came out of their hottest […]

07/02/2013

(AP Photo)

Death Valley temps at least tie record

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A heat wave punishing several Western states brought at least record-tying temperatures to Death Valley and Las Vegas. The mercury rocketed to 128 degrees Sunday in Death Valley National Park, the […]

07/01/2013

(AP Photo)

More elite fire crews go to Ariz. after 19 killed

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) – An out-of-control blaze overtook an elite group of firefighters trained to battle the nation’s fiercest wildfires, killing 19 members as they tried to protect themselves from the flames under fire-resistant shields. […]

07/01/2013

(AP Photo)

19 firefighters die battling Ariz. fire

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) – An Arizona forestry official says 19 firefighters have died battling a fast-moving wildfire. Forestry spokesman Art Morrison says the firefighters were caught by the fire Sunday afternoon near the central Arizona […]

06/30/2013

(AP Photo)

Southwest braces for more sizzling temperatures

LAS VEGAS (AP) – High temperatures brought discomfort to much of the Southwest on Sunday as many parts of the region were coming off record-breaking heat days and bracing for more sizzling temperatures. Triple-digit heat […]

06/30/2013

(AP Photo)

Temperature to soar across Arizona, West this week

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is in the grips of a dangerous heat wave that could send temperatures soaring to 118 degrees by the weekend in Phoenix, creating ripe conditions for wildfires and forcing the Border […]

06/25/2013

Southwest Airlines

No bomb found aboard LA-to-Texas Southwest flight

PHOENIX (AP) — Southwest Airlines says passengers on a plane diverted to Phoenix because of a bomb threat have been flown to their original destination on another plane. No bomb was found on the plane […]

06/11/2013

Jodi Arias, during penalty phase in murder of her boyfriend Travis Alexander, Maricopa County Superior court, Phoenix. (AP Photo)

Timeline of events in Jodi Arias murder case

PHOENIX (AP) — The Jodi Arias murder trial has drawn international attention for its graphic tales of sex and lies. The following is a timeline of some of the key events in the case: — […]

05/22/2013

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