The Havasupai Tribe this week closed all access by commercial hiking guides to the Havasupai Campground. The closure follows animal abuse charges recently brought against a member of the tribe whose horses packed gear for the companies’ clients. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

Authorities say a Flagstaff police officer shot and killed a man with a gun while trying to take him into custody after learning there was a warrant for his arrest.













Two former executives with the Arizona state lottery are suing a former director who resigned amid revelations he used a state vehicle for personal business in violation of state rules.













Authorities say a man has been sentenced to 196 years in prison for sex trafficking in Arizona during Super Bowl weekend last year.

Chandler police announced Wednesday that 29-year-old Leon Daniels was convicted two months ago and sentenced on July 1.

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State wildlife biologists are teaching a survival training course for native fish. In a watery lab near Cornville, Matt O'Neill with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, injects predatory game fish with a Botox-like substance to temporarily paralyze their jaw muscles. That gives him time to teach hatchery-bread native fish - like Razorback Suckers and Bonytail Chub - to steer clear.