Of more than $11 billion worth of deferred maintenance the National Park Service wants to address around the country, $2 million of it is for the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in Coolidge. Learn about some of park's needs, including a new parking lot.
Technology used by U.S. Special Forces is being adapted for wildfire firefighters to use and could help avoid another Yarnell-like incident. Special Ops groups in the military used the system during combat.
U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, sent letters to seven universities seeking documentation on funding behind research seen as casting doubt on climate change. One of those letters went to Arizona State University, and professor involved tells Cronkite News he has no idea why he was targeted.
Opponents call the measure a gag order, but supporters say otherwise. It would prohibit school employees from releasing information for use in political activity, including influencing override elections.
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a bill that would require physicians to tell women that a medication abortion procedure can be reversed. It also will bar any health care exchange from providing coverage for abortions except in cases of rape and incest.
According to the Arizona Automobile Theft Authority, a car stolen in the Valley can be at the border in around two hours. But Arizona has dropped eight spots since being the top state for auto theft in 2008.
The 2011 Monument Fire blackened tens of thousands of acres and destroyed dozens of structures around the southeastern Arizona community of Sierra Vista. With wildfire season at hand, local officials say they're applying lessons learned from that disaster.