Arizona Game and Fish Department

The Arizona Game and Fish Department says a Flagstaff man has set an inland waters hook-and-line state record for channel catfish.

Associated Press

A group of 12 state attorneys general and one governor is backing President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six predominantly Muslim countries, telling a federal appeals court Monday that the Republican acted lawfully in the interest of national security. 

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office

Authorities say a suspected car thief who allegedly fired shots at law enforcement officers who were chasing him now is in custody.

U.S. Forest Service

Water tested at a mine near the south rim of the Grand Canyon shows three times the uranium content allowed under federal drinking water standards. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality says the mine’s owner is disposing of it.


The Bearizona wildlife park near Williams has been evacuated and the city’s schools have closed early as Yavapai County Sheriff's deputies search for a suspect who allegedly fired shots at law enforcement officers chasing him. Schools in the Williams Unified School District had been on lockdown, but have confirmed children will be released to parents and buses will run north on State Route 64. 

Victor Leshyk

A particular kind of soil bacteria could help farmers produce food during droughts, according to ecologists at Northern Arizona University.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation that protects state health care providers and medical facilities from discrimination if they refuse to assist in services or provide items that result in the death of a person.

Four international students at a well-known flight school in Prescott, Arizona, did not return home over spring break because of concerns about the travel bans proposed by President Donald Trump.

A northern Arizona judge says a man accused of shooting four Northern Arizona University students cannot use statements he made to police about being scared in his defense.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation opponents say will make it tougher to get citizen initiatives on the ballot, but Republican supporters say will reduce fraud in signature gathering.



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