LAS VEGAS (AP) — Feedback from students in the Clark County School District is helping improve lunches so that kids will actually eat them.
PHOENIX (AP) — Geocaching is poised to make a comeback on Arizona trust lands after Gov. Doug Ducey recently ordered the reversal of a policy that banned the form of treasure and scavenger hunting in state parks and other public recreational areas.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a position that could be a serious blow to one of two medical marijuana proposals before state lawmakers.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas football fans won’t miss the Super Bowl after all.
QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a 60-year-old farm worker was killed after a sinkhole opened near a field on the outskirts of Phoenix.
PHOENIX (AP) — With the 2016 election season underway, Arizona Republicans passed a measure Thursday that would block voter-outreach groups from collecting and dropping off early ballots.
PHOENIX (AP) — The full Arizona Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a proposal overhauling the state’s badly underfunded public safety worker pension plan, sending the package to the House for action.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Legislature made its latest foray into the immigration debate on Wednesday by giving initial approval to stiffer penalties for immigrants who break the law while in the country illegally, forbidding judges from giving them any leniency in the courts.
TUCSON (AP) — Police in Tucson, Ariz., said pranksters convinced employees at a fast food restaurant to smash windows by pretending to be a fire-suppression company.
SELIGMAN — A golden eagle took flight Tuesday after Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers rescued the bird following a collision with a semi-truck.
PHOENIX (AP) — Cities and towns being targeted by a bill that would cut off their state shared revenue if they passed regulations in defiance of state law reacted to the plan with anger and dismay on Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 30-year-old Arizona man has been arrested in Nevada on charges accusing him of killing two federally protected golden eagles and illegally possessing more than 120 individual eagle and hawk feathers that he reportedly told authorities he kept for religious ceremonies.
PHOENIX (AP) — Republican lawmakers have proposed allowing convenience stores to sell liquor within 300 feet of schools or churches.
PHOENIX (AP) — Two bills targeting Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers were among a flurry of filings as an Arizona Senate deadline for introducing legislation neared Monday evening.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican lawmaker has reintroduced legislation that was vetoed last year to exempt crop-dusters and charter aircraft operators from state sales taxes.
TUCSON (AP) — A federal judge said Monday she was considering an agreement between Arizona and an inmate to end a claim of racial segregation in the state’s 10 prisons.
PHOENIX (AP) — A horse that had to be euthanized last week at Turf Paradise racetrack as a result of a herpes outbreak tested positive for the virus, officials with the Arizona Department of Agriculture confirmed Monday.
PHOENIX (AP) — A proposal that would institute a major overhaul of the state’s badly underfunded pension plan for public safety workers will be introduced in the Arizona Senate today.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Facing a deadline set by federal regulators, Gov. Brian Sandoval said the state needs more time to decide whether to end its long-held opposition to having an abandoned Nevada mine listed among the nation’s most contaminated sites.
WASHINGTON (AP) — All adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, should be screened for depression as a routine part of health care, a government advisory group recommends.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers want to ask voters to outright repeal the state’s public campaign financing commission, or at least limit its powers.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The house ended up winning about $11.1 billion of all the money gambled in Nevada in 2015 — an increase of 1 percent from 2014 but still below Nevada’s peak year in 2007.
PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey is asking Republican lawmakers for the power to unilaterally make mid-year budget cuts when unexpected revenue shortfalls arise.
Authorities say an arson case against a Mesa couple accused of setting their neighbor’s home on fire includes evidence
PHOENIX — From curried potato taquitos to hand-ground corn tortillas, restaurants in Phoenix are challenging the definition of Mexican food in Arizona.
FLAGSTAFF (AP) — Arizona is known for being hot in the summer, mild in the winter, for cactus and the desert, and outdoor activities like hiking and golf.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers are trying to pass anti-corruption legislation in the wake of the head of the Phoenix mass transit system resigning for misusing public money.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge will decide whether nearly 200 children from a polygamous group were volunteering or forced to work long hours picking pecans during a 2012 harvest on a southern Utah ranch.
PHOENIX (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed course and now says Arizona can prohibit some candidates for elected judgeships from soliciting campaign contributions or participating in somebody else’s campaign.
PHOENIX (AP) — The ex-wife of a leader in a polygamous church teared up in court Wednesday when recalling how she was isolated from her children and feared authorities would help hide them from her.
PHOENIX (AP) — State Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the director of the state Department of Public Safety are among members of a new task force appointed by Gov. Doug Ducey to recommend ways to eliminate a backlog in processing evidence in rape cases in Arizona.
PHOENIX (AP) — A key witness in a trial against two polygamous towns in Arizona and Utah described Tuesday the elaborate steps the church and communities took to avoid outside law enforcement and help their leader while he was a fugitive, including using “burner” cellphones, encrypted radios and hidden all-terrain vehicles.
PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors at a federal trial against two polygamous towns in Utah and Arizona heard testimony Monday about the influence that sect leader Warren Jeffs still wields over the communities from his Texas prison cell.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge began hearing evidence Monday in a child labor case involving a Utah polygamous sect, including testimony from a former member who says she would have been kicked out of the faith if she didn’t work on a pecan harvest.
FLAGSTAFF (AP) — A Denver man has logged the fastest Grand Canyon river trip on record, battling blisters and rapids as he paddled his kayak down a 277-mile stretch of the Colorado River in 34 hours and two minutes.
PHOENIX (AP) — A House committee passed a bill Monday to regulate sober living homes after hearing testimony from Prescott residents about problems the homes are creating in their communities.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — As troubadours, fiddlers and scribes head to northeast Nevada for a national gathering to celebrate cowboy poetry and culture, the topic of the sometimes tenuous relationship between the Old West and the realities of the New West will be more than campfire conversation.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several Utah universities are joining colleges around the country in restricting hoverboards on campus as federal officials review dozens of fires tied to the self-balancing scooters.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Republican Party has rejected a resolution to endorse any candidate for U.S. Senate but Sen. John McCain.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — Pinal County officials are giving their approval of a proposed pipeline that would send copper ore from a mine near Superior to an area near Florence for processing.
PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican lawmaker has withdrawn a bill restricting access to medical marijuana after receiving hundreds of complaints.
PHOENIX (AP) — A former member of a polygamous religious sect that is the focus of a discrimination trial in Arizona described on Thursday how he suddenly became the victim of vandalism and intimidation after he left the church.
PHOENIX — The 2016 Pronghorn Antelope and Elk Hunt Draw Information booklets have been delivered to all Arizona Game and Fish Department offices, as well as 300-plus license dealers, statewide.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Criminal charges were added Wednesday against a 24-year-old woman already facing murder and child endangerment charges after authorities say she intentionally plowed a car into a crowd of pedestrians on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Supporters of a proposal to gradually raise Nevada’s hourly minimum wage to $13 are clear to start gathering the thousands of signatures needed to get the measure on the November ballot.
PHOENIX (AP) — Two polygamous towns in Arizona and Utah are corrupt communities where people are spied on and routinely denied basic services as a way to root out non-believers, federal lawyers said Wednesday during opening statements in a discrimination trial.