- Arizona schools chief presents K-12 education fix proposal Updated: Oct-01-15 9:24 pm
PHOENIX - Arizona's top school official rolled out her plan to fix the state's struggling K-12 school system on Thursday, and it includes eliminating the state's Common Core standards, a move already blocked by the Board of Education.
- State high court considers if pot law provides DWI immunity Updated: Oct-01-15 3:16 pm
SHOW LOW, Arizona - The Arizona Supreme Court is considering whether people with medical marijuana cards can be prosecuted for driving while having traces of marijuana in their system.
- Arizona education board sues schools chief Diane Douglas Updated: Sep-30-15 6:48 pm
PHOENIX - The Arizona Board of Education has followed through on its promise to sue to force Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas to give remote computer access to board investigators and to redirect web traffic to the board's new website.
- Arizona state police: Gun found in box on I-10 in Chandler Updated: Sep-30-15 11:45 am
CHANDLER, Arizona - A state highway worker found a handgun inside a box on Interstate 10 in Chandler and the Department of Public Safety is investigating.
- Democrats propose competing plan to pay for education Updated: Sep-29-15 8:26 pm
PHOENIX - Democrats in the Arizona Legislature on Tuesday proposed a school-funding plan that relies on surplus state money and puts more cash into schools than Republican Gov. Doug Ducey's plan to tap the state land trust.
- Correction: Freeway Shootings-Charges story Updated: Sep-29-15 7:08 pm
PHOENIX - In a story Sept. 25 about the indictment of the Phoenix freeway shooting suspect, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the timeline of shootings tied to Leslie Allen Merritt Jr. The indictment says the first shooting may have occurred as early as Aug. 22.
- New DPS 'Skytruck' aircraft to take flight next month Updated: Sep-26-15 6:33 pm
PHOENIX - The Arizona Department of Public Safety now has two brand new aircraft under its wing.
- AG: Arizona-licensed foreclosure attorney settles lawsuit Updated: Sep-25-15 5:20 pm
PHOENIX - An Arizona-licensed foreclosure attorney has settled a lawsuit over allegations he misled homeowners trying to avoid foreclosure.
- Arizona Supreme Court to review ruling on consumer rights Updated: Sep-25-15 7:05 am
PHOENIX - The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court's ruling on consumer rights.
- Arizona attorney general warns of lottery scam Updated: Sep-25-15 6:12 am
PHOENIX - The Arizona Attorney General's Office is warning of a lottery scam targeting senior citizens.
- Arizona Gov. Ducey attends pontiff's congressional address Updated: Sep-24-15 1:22 pm
PHOENIX - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey was in the audience at the U.S. Capitol as Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress.
- Supreme Court upholds tax levy that Ducey wouldn't collect Updated: Sep-23-15 8:02 pm
PHOENIX - Gov. Doug Ducey will move to begin collection efforts on nearly $700,000 in back taxes a helicopter tour company owes the state but which he had ordered suspended pending the outcome of a court case, his spokesman said Wednesday.
- Suspect in 4 of 11 Phoenix freeway shootings charged Updated: Sep-23-15 7:40 pm
PHOENIX - Prosecutors announced formal charges Wednesday against a 21-year-old man suspected in some of the freeway shootings that have rattled the Phoenix area.
- Arizona Dept. of Education has new associate superintendent Updated: Sep-23-15 6:11 am
PHOENIX - The Arizona Department of Education has a new associate superintendent.
- Supreme Court suspends Flagstaff judge for 90 days Updated: Sep-22-15 7:51 pm
PHOENIX - A Flagstaff judge will serve an unpaid 90-day suspension after the Arizona Supreme Court adopted a judicial disciplinary panel's recommendation.
- Billboards will tout reward in Phoenix freeway shooting case Updated: Sep-16-15 6:09 pm
PHOENIX - Digital billboards will be advertising the $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the Phoenix-area freeway shootings.
- Reward for info in Phoenix freeway shootings raised to $50K Updated: Sep-14-15 8:46 pm
PHOENIX - The reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in a string of 11 shootings on Phoenix-area freeways was raised Monday to $50,000.
- Arizona attorney general wants $10M for child welfare cases Updated: Sep-13-15 2:26 pm
PHOENIX - The Arizona Attorney General's Office is requesting $1 million to help pay for a surge in child welfare cases as well as an additional $9 million for fiscal-year 2017.
- Attorney general warns of unauthorized Arizona DMV website Updated: Sep-11-15 6:15 am
PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning consumers to be on the lookout for websites purporting to be affiliated with the state Department of Transportation.
- Arizona high court upholds death sentence in robbery killing Updated: Sep-10-15 3:06 pm
PHOENIX - The Arizona Supreme Court has denied an appeal of a death-row inmate convicted in a Scottsdale killing in which a robbery victim was bound and his throat slashed.
- Work to begin on widening rest of US 60 west of Superior Updated: Sep-09-15 9:21 am
SUPERIOR, Arizona - State transportation officials are about launch the final segments of a project to widen and convert U.S. 60 between the Phoenix area and Superior into a four-lane divided highway.
- Arizona planners eye passenger rail linking Phoenix, Tucson Updated: Sep-08-15 4:42 pm
PHOENIX - Arizona transportation planners who studied multiple options for proposed passenger train service between Phoenix and Tucson are recommending one that would follow largely existing freight railroad tracks and serve both Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix and downtown Tucson.
- Damage to Phoenix police sergeant's vehicle investigated Updated: Sep-08-15 12:45 pm
PHOENIX - The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating whether damage to a Phoenix police sergeant's personal vehicle was caused by road debris, a gunshot or something else.
- Arizona state police: Shots fired at vehicle on freeway Updated: Sep-08-15 9:40 am
PHOENIX - The Arizona Department of Public Safety says somebody in a car fired shots at another vehicle on a freeway in east-central Phoenix following a disagreement of some sort.
- Arizona Attorney General's Office examines security upgrades Updated: Sep-08-15 8:08 am
PHOENIX - The Arizona Attorney General's Office has preliminary plans for security upgrades at its offices, including erecting a six-foot wrought-iron fence and traffic-control arms to regulate who drives into the parking lot.