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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: — […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias asked jurors Tuesday to give her life in prison, arguing she “lacked perspective” when she told a local reporter in an interview after she was convicted of murder that she […]
PHOENIX (AP) — A jury of eight men and four women has found Jodi Arias guilty of first degree-murder. Jurors had several options as they considered four months of testimony and evidence in the case: […]
PHOENIX (AP) — The jury has found Jodi Arias guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her one-time boyfriend in Arizona. Arias initially denied involvement and later blamed the killing on masked intruders. Two […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities are investigating what was reported to be an explosive device addressed to Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the self-proclaimed “toughest sheriff in America” known for his strict treatment of jail inmates and cracking down on illegal immigration.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix lawyer who was wounded in an office shooting earlier this week has died. The 43-year-old Mark Hummels had been on life support at a Phoenix hospital since Wednesday morning’s shooting.