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TIME-LAPSE VIDEO: The Goodwin Fire has burned more than 20,000 acres and is 1 percent contained as of June 28, 2017. Rob Schumacher/azcentral.com
Posted: June 29, 2017, 12:02 am
Gov. Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency for the Goodwin Fire, saying he wanted to ensure Arizona's attention and resources are focused on the blaze.
Posted: June 29, 2017, 12:01 am
The man accused of kidnapping, killing 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike of the Navajo Nation is changing his plea in court. He previously pleaded not guilty.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 11:58 pm
See the surprising spot where one Arizona man made a spur-of-the-moment marriage proposal to his girlfriend
Tracie Agustin and Chris Koehne met while attending Grand Canyon University. They just got engaged while inside the luminous "Ocean of Light" exhibit.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 11:40 pm
Alan Champagne is facing the death penalty after he was convicted in the Phoenix double murder of Philmon Tapaha and Brandi Hoffner.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 11:19 pm
Only in Arizona: Wyatt Earp's common-law wife waited for him in California after the 1881 gunfight. His eventual second common-law wife did, too.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 11:10 pm
Posted: June 28, 2017, 11:05 pm
Posted: June 28, 2017, 11:03 pm
Buckeye city Airport Coordinator John McMahon and another person were killed when their plane crashed in the Gila Bend Mountains.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 10:45 pm
Officials on Tuesday ordered more mandatory evacuations for several areas near the Goodwin Fire, burning 14 miles south of Prescott.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 10:33 pm
Posted: June 28, 2017, 9:42 pm
Phoenix can now rename streets with "offensive or derogatory" titles even if the majority of affected property owners oppose the change.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 9:32 pm
Mayer, one of several communities threatened by the Goodwin Fire in northern Arizona, is a collection of independent people willing to help neighbors.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 9:08 pm
John Pierson, Southwest Incident Commander, holds a press briefing about the Goodwin Fire, which has burned over 20,000 acres near Prescott, forced evacuations in Mayer, Arizona, and crossed State Route 69, on June 28, 2017.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:13 pm
Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:12 pm
Gizmo is about four feet tall, has an iPad for a head, a pole for a body and wheels for feet. Think "miniature Segway" and you get the picture.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:03 pm
Posted: June 28, 2017, 6:48 pm
The Goodwin Fire in northern Arizona grew to more than 20,000 acres on Wednesday morning. Here are scenes from the fire you should see.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 6:39 pm
Survey shows ASU President Crow was tops in compensation for among university executives, thanks to one-time bonus.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 5:45 pm
Get details on restaurants cited by Maricopa County inspectors for four or more priority violations the week of June 12.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 4:26 pm
A Phoenix man's body was found inside his home near 41st Street and McDowell Road on Tuesday night by concerned family members who hadn't heard from him.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 3:29 pm
Police are looking for three men in connection with the shooting Tuesday night at an apartment complex near Eighth Street and Bell Road.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 2:49 pm
Hospice of the Valley provides perinatal support to expecting families anticipating the death of their newborn babies.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 2:00 pm
Posted: June 28, 2017, 7:50 am
Posted: June 28, 2017, 6:12 am
A Maricopa County jury listened to arguments of whether there are aggravating circumstances in the case of Sammantha Allen killing Ame Deal.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 5:55 am
Maricopa Community Colleges will appeal a court ruling that would prohibit students known as "dreamers" from receiving in-state college tuition rates.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 5:42 am
Jury declared one defendant not guilty of three counts but guilty of one. No verdict for second defendant.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 5:03 am
Arpaio is accused of illegally detaining at least 171 individuals between December 2011 and May 2013.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 4:06 am
Posted: June 28, 2017, 2:51 am
As Phoenix-area temps soared to 119 degrees in recent days, as many as 12 people may have died from the heat, officials say.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 2:04 am
Francisco Valdez was shot and killed by Phoenix police on March 23. His mother has been asking for a police report the past three months to no avail.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 12:04 am
Jessika Reed isn't your typical suburban Chandler mom. She began fostering triplets shortly after turning 21 and her family has grown since then.
Posted: June 28, 2017, 12:02 am
National Park Service officials say the historic Grand Canyon Pioneer Cemetery on the South Rim is closed to new burials because of a lack of space.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 9:51 pm
Posted: June 27, 2017, 7:49 pm
Posted: June 27, 2017, 5:41 pm
No injuries were reported and one person was taken into custody, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.
Posted: June 27, 2017, 3:36 pm
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Posted: June 27, 2017, 2:00 pm
Posted: June 16, 2017, 11:17 pm
Posted: June 14, 2017, 11:05 pm
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Posted: June 8, 2017, 6:40 pm
Posted: April 24, 2017, 1:16 pm
12 years after Yuma's La Mesa Street killings, a jury will decide if there is enough evidence to convict the man accused
The man now on trial for killing a six people in 2005 looks nothing like witnesses' initial description of the killer. But some crucial physical evidence — and the absence of an alibi — may weigh against Preston Strong.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 8:24 am
Firefighter unions across the state donated hundreds and thousands of dollars to candidates they often had never met.
Posted: April 11, 2017, 9:40 pm
Tens of thousands of mustangs still roam the American West. As their numbers grow, and homes for them dwindle, the real burden is not on the horses, but on the people.
Posted: March 26, 2017, 8:01 am
After a 2016 Republic investigation, Navajo Housing Authority comes under HUD scrutiny as new questions arise on costs to fix, build reservation homes.
Posted: March 23, 2017, 10:41 pm
The fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy in Phoenix, which resulted in murder charges against his parents, leaves multiple questions.
Posted: March 23, 2017, 9:17 pm
In 1995, Danny Valdez got caught up in a drug deal where a man died. Valdez was charged with murder. He took a plea agreement to avoid the death penalty.
Posted: March 20, 2017, 7:44 pm
In a remote corner of the Grand Canyon, Havasupai parents are suing the federal government for failing to educate their children.
Posted: March 15, 2017, 4:06 am
Beneath the Colorado Plateau, valuable uranium is laced amid ancient rock, waiting to be mined. Alongside it seeps the water that feeds the Colorado River and the cities of the Southwest. Life and death, environmentalists warn, are connected underground.
Posted: March 8, 2017, 6:35 pm