| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Moments after Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson took his first tour of a southern Arizona detention facility housing about 900 migrant children in makeshift cages Wednesday, he had a message for Central American parents who are on the brink of...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:35 AM
To the editor: The recent influx of unaccompanied children attempting to cross the border has led Republicans to blame President Obama. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is just the latest to demand that the president “secure the borders.” (“...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:14 PM
At least 1,000 unaccompanied children who crossed illegally into the United States through Texas are being taken to a makeshift emergency shelter in Arizona over the weekend, the latest effort by authorities scrambling to handle what has been described as...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:21 PM
A rush of young children crossing alone and illegally into the United States from Texas is so large and unexpected that senior officials with the Obama administration said Monday the White House is asking Congress for about $2 billion to grapple with what...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Doug Ducey, Arizona state treasurer and former head of ice cream parlor chain Cold Stone Creamery, prevailed in a crowded primary to capture the Republican nomination for governor.
As of Wednesday, Ducey had about 36% of the vote with an estimated 97%...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:30 AM
A popular shortcut from Las Vegas to the west rim of the Grand Canyon is now a quicker, smoother trip.
With the paving of a nine-mile stretch of Diamond Bar Road in northwest Arizona, the round-trip drive to Grand Canyon West, with its popular Skywalk...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Officials in Arizona injected a death row inmate last month with doses 15 times higher than the amount of drugs called for in the state's protocol for executions by lethal injection, authorities said on Friday.
Lawyers for convicted double murderer...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Residents in Southeastern Arizona braced for heavy rains and possible flooding Wednesday as remnants of Hurricane Odile began to sweep into the drought-plagued Southwest.
In Tucson, some residents stocked up on sandbags, two school districts announced...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Heavy rain was making its way through the Southwest Thursday, sparing southern Arizona, but hitting a good portion of New Mexico and Texas with a deep soaking from the remnants of Hurricane Odile.
The storm has led to flooding in the Austin, Texas,...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Record-breaking rainfall deluged parts of Arizona on Monday, prompting Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to declare a state of emergency as floodwaters led to one death, turned portions of a Phoenix interstate into a deep canal and forced the closure of dozens of...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:17 PM
– The one question on everyone's mind was the one she didn't answer.
Hillary Clinton spoke for 62 minutes Wednesday evening without giving a clear indication of whether she plans to run for president in 2016.
There were a few tantalizing...