Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey wants to pump $114 million in new money into K-12 education for initiatives including teacher raises, signing bonuses for low-income school instructors and an expansion of full-day kindergarten.

 

Navajo Nation leaders say the tribe is making progress on a public emergency alert system that can broadcast Amber Alerts and other notifications across the expansive reservation.

Jim Thompson / Albuquerque Journal

Navajo Nation officials say two sisters and their three young daughters who were found dead in New Mexico were originally from the Arizona community of Red Valley.

 

Howard Fischer / Capitol Media Services

A Republican lawmaker is targeting Arizona colleges and universities that violate state law with a new proposal that would penalize them with the loss of 10 percent of their state funding.

 

 

Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic via AP

Arizona Department of Public Safety officials have identified the trooper who was shot and wounded along Interstate 10 west of Phoenix.

 

Ryan Heinsius

Traffic delays are expected along U.S. 180 near Flagstaff over the three-day Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend as people leave snow-play locations to return to the northern Arizona city.

Bureau of Indian Affairs

A new federal lawsuit says U.S. Bureau of Indian Education schools are chronically understaffed, lack systems to provide special education and have a deficient curriculum.

 

 

Arizona Republic

A new proposal that would ban texting while driving has emerged in the Arizona Senate. This time, the yearly effort may have a chance with the departure of former Senate President Andy Biggs and a new Republican champion.

A Kingman man is in custody in connection with the death of a real estate agent missing since June 2015.

Reuters/John Gress

President Obama last night gave his farewell address to the nation. It’s a tradition established by the country’s first president, George Washington. Here is President Obama’s speech in its entirety.

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