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  • Phoenix-area photographer describes experience with Hawaiian volcano

    As residents prepared for the eruption of a volcano on one of Hawaii's islands, one Phoenix-area photographer traveled into the eye of the storm -- and came out with some captivating images. 
  • Arizona cities fare poorly in rankings of US park systems

    Arizona residents have a reason to be green with envy based on new rankings of the park systems in the 100 largest U.S. cities.
  • US average mortgage rates at 7-year highs; 30-year 4.66 pct.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, continuing at their highest levels in seven years amid the peak home buying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.66 percent, up from 4.61 percent last week. Pushing toward the significant 5 percent level, the new […]
  • Phoenix ranks second in US in population growth from 2016 to ’17

    San Antonio, Texas, was the only U.S. city to add more residents than Phoenix last year, according to new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates.
  • NTSB report: Uber in fatal Arizona crash gave driver 1.3-second warning

    Sensors on the self-driving Uber that killed a woman in Tempe didn’t trigger an emergency braking alert until 1.3 seconds before she was hit, according to a U.S. government report.
  • Experts say ‘alarming’ drought conditions hit Arizona, other states

    Rivers and watering holes are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.
  • Arizona officials preparing for heavy highway traffic before Memorial Day

    As Memorial Day weekend creeps up, one Arizona agency was preparing for the high number of drivers who are expected to be on the roads. 
  • Border agents used ‘excessive’ force against children, ACLU reports

    The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday released documents detailing widespread allegations of misconduct by U.S. border authorities toward children.
  • Young children at greater drowning risk in open water, study finds

    As summer nears, more children are going to take to the water in an effort to escape the Arizona heat. But with a greater access to bodies of water comes a greater drowning risk.
  • Vietnam veteran involved in dispute over Military Honor Park in Coolidge

    A dispute involving a Vietnam veteran over a memorial to fallen soldiers that he created is causing controversy in a small town south of Phoenix.
  • Expert warns Arizona residents to be aware of bees during warmer months

    Warmer weather is here to stay -- and that means residents will have to pay attention to their indoor and outdoor space for bee hives.
  • Natural gas explosion might be to blame for Phoenix church collapse

    A church in Phoenix caught on fire and collapsed Wednesday night after an explosion likely caused by a natural gas leak broke down the structure.
  • Jan Brewer defends McCain from critics calling for him to step down

    Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer defended U.S. Sen. John McCain against critics who have been calling for him to step down by May 30 to allow Arizona voters to elect another senator. 
  • How to attach a flagpole to your house ahead of Memorial Day

    Memorial Day and the Fourth of July are coming soon, so it’s a great time to think about installing a flagpole bracket on the front of your house.
  • Fallen federal law enforcement officers honored in Phoenix ceremony

    Federal law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty were honored during a solemn ceremony on Wednesday morning in Phoenix.