ICE calls Sheriff Paul Penzone's new Maricopa County jail policy a 'dangerous change,' but judges across U.S are ruling against immigration detainers

What a difference an election can make. Rather than leading the charge against illegal immigration, Maricopa County likely is now the only county in the state to reject one of ICE’s key partnerships with local jurisdictions.         

Posted on: 20 February 2017 | 9:02 am

Ex-Phoenix fire captain dies of injuries from '09 crash

A retired Phoenix fire captain died Saturday night after a "courageous eight-year battle" with injuries from an on-duty car accident, according to the Fire Department.         

Posted on: 19 February 2017 | 7:30 pm

Arrow lodges in girl’s neck after fall at Mesa archery range

A 7-year-old girl was impaled by an arrow after she slipped walking up a hill at a Mesa archery range on Sunday, according to Rural Metro Fire Department.          

Posted on: 19 February 2017 | 7:19 pm

2-year-old drowns in Laveen pool

A 2-year-old drowned in a Laveen pool on Sunday afternoon, despite relatives' and emergency responders' attempts to save the toddler.         

Posted on: 19 February 2017 | 7:16 pm

Pima County deputies shoot, kill armed-robbery suspect near Tucson

Pima County sheriff's deputies shot a man early Sunday outside a Circle K just south of Tucson, according to a statement released by the Pima County Sheriff's Department.         

Posted on: 19 February 2017 | 6:31 pm

Phoenix police: Man shot after refusing to hand over bike dies of injuries

A Phoenix man shot after he refused to turn his bike over to a robber on Sunday morning has died of his injuries, according to police.         

Posted on: 19 February 2017 | 4:53 pm

Phoenix police: 2 officers, 2 nurses injured in screwdriver attack

A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault after attacking two nurses and two police officers with a screwdriver on Saturday night, according to Phoenix police.         

Posted on: 19 February 2017 | 4:03 pm

Sheriff's Office: Man kills mother, self in Sun Lakes murder-suicide

The bodies of two people were found in a Sun Lakes home on Saturday in what authorities believe was a murder-suicide.         

Posted on: 19 February 2017 | 1:11 pm

Tucson mayor carjacked at gunpoint, city-owned Prius stolen

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was carjacked at gunpoint Saturday morning and his city-owned Toyota Prius was stolen, according to Tucson police officials.         

Posted on: 19 February 2017 | 12:14 pm

Arizona weather update: More rain, snow into Sunday

A storm system moving through Arizona is expected to bring periods of moderate to heavy rainfall during the weekend.         

Posted on: 18 February 2017 | 9:37 pm

Woman approached by men, shot in face in Peoria parking lot; victim in critical condition

A woman remains in critical condition after being shot in the face after being approached by three men in a Peoria parking lot early Saturday morning.         

Posted on: 18 February 2017 | 9:33 pm

Phoenix community welcomed into mosque


Posted on: 18 February 2017 | 8:41 pm

Residents protest Sen. Jeff Flake in Mesa, demand town-hall meetings

People took to the streets Saturday in Mesa to protest U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake’s decision to not hold town hall meetings.         

Posted on: 18 February 2017 | 6:21 pm

U.S. 60 reopens following fiery crash

U.S. 60 westbound near Mill Avenue was briefly closed Saturday after multiple vehicles collided and one caught fire.         

Posted on: 18 February 2017 | 3:04 pm

Update: Former Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd begins serving his 24-day sentence in Maricopa County Jail

Michael Floyd has begun serving a 24-day sentence in jail, to be followed by more than three months of house arrest, for an extreme DUI, records show.           

Posted on: 18 February 2017 | 10:44 am

Court drops more than 1,000 'frivolous' accessibility suits, Arizona attorney general says

Attorney General Mark Brnovich calls the suits, filed by a disability-rights advocacy group         

Posted on: 18 February 2017 | 10:22 am

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office: No more 'courtesy holds' for federal immigration agents

Kavanagh said he was "very disappoin, a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 1070, said he believes Penzone's action violates the provisions of that law that still stand requiring local law enforcement to cooperate with federal agents in immigration enforcemetn         

Posted on: 18 February 2017 | 1:01 am

I-10 on-, off-ramps closed at 16th Street in Phoenix for protest

Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers and Phoenix police blocked the freeway ramps just before 4 p.m.         

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 9:58 pm

Smithsonian commissions Chandler Navajo designer

Jared Yazzie started by screenprinting shirts and selling them at flea markets. Now his work is in a Smithsonian museum.         

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 9:27 pm

'It's just horrible': Dragging death of Great Dane under investigation in Pinal County

The dragging death of a dog is under investigation in Pinal County. Officials say it appears to have been an accident.         

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 8:55 pm

San Tan Valley man Tyler Kost released from jail after 3 years in teen sex-crimes case

Tyler Kost was freed from jail Friday and back home with his family, three years after the former Pinal County sheriff labeled him a teenage serial rapist.         

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 8:00 pm

Flash-flood watch issued for Phoenix area, rain to continue all weekend

A flash-flood watch was issued for the Phoenix area from 10 p.m. Friday through Saturday afternoon, as heavy rains that began pounding Southern California earlier in the day take aim for Arizona this weekend.         

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 6:42 pm

2 brothers indicted in 2016 Glendale murder

An Arizona grand jury indicted 2 brothers in connection with a Glendale murder that has gone unsolved for more than a year.         

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 6:38 pm

Surprise aims to become 'college town' with Ottawa University expansion

Officials from Surprise and Ottawa University announced Friday that the private, non-profit Christian university based in Kansas will develop a 35-acre campus next to the city's civic center.         

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 6:38 pm

Syrian sweets sales offer bakery owner a way to give back, Arizona refugees chance to thrive

The program helps Syrian refugees bake and sell traditional pastries for income, while introducing them to the wider community.         

Posted on: 17 February 2017 | 5:35 pm