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  • Bisbee evacuation orders lifted after wildfire brought under control

    Evacuation notices were lifted Friday for a Bisbee neighborhood that was threatened by a wildfire on the outskirts of the former mining town in southeastern Arizona.
  • Arizona reports 854 new COVID-19 cases, 9 additional deaths Friday

    Arizona public health officials on Friday reported 854 new coronavirus cases and nine additional deaths from COVID-19.
  • Arizona man charged for alleged threats against Nebraska schools

    An Arizona man was charged Thursday in connection with a series of threats made to schools and other institutions in Nebraska last month.
  • MCSO deputies shoot man claiming to have bomb in Queen Creek Walmart

    Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputies said they shot a man claiming to have an explosive device in a Queen Creek store Thursday night
  • 100 Club of Arizona describes National Police Week as empty this year

    For the second year in a row, families of fallen police officers will not be able to go to Washington, D.C., where line of duty deaths are recognized and honored by adding their names to the national memorial.
  • Loop 101 in northeast Phoenix is the only freeway closure this weekend

    A portion of Loop 101 in northeast Phoenix is the only scheduled Valley freeway closure this weekend.
  • Bashas’ to hold statewide job fair Saturday, looking to hire more than 700

    The Arizona-based Bashas’ grocery chain will hold a statewide job fair on Saturday as it looks to fill more than 700 full-time and part-time positions at its family of stores.
  • Christ says herd immunity possible by fall in Arizona at current rate

    Arizona's top health official said Thursday it's possible the state reaches herd immunity against COVID-19 by the fall based on the current vaccination rate.
  • Tax filing deadline set for Monday following 1-month extension

    The deadline is quickly approaching for Americans to file their taxes for 2020 after a one-month extension.
  • Wildfire forces evacuations in former mining town Old Bisbee

    Some residents of Old Bisbee were under evacuation orders Thursday night due to a wildfire that authorities said is threatening 30 structures in the former mining town.
  • Fire officials aim to douse blazes fast, avoid megafires

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials said Thursday they will try to stamp out wildfires as quickly as possible this year as severe drought tightens its grip across the West and sets the stage for another destructive summer of blazes. By aggressively responding to smaller fires, officials said they hope to minimize the number of […]
  • Amazon seeks to hire 75,000; offers $100 to vaccinated hires

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is seeking to hire 75,000 people in a tight job market and is offering bonuses to attract workers, including $100 for new hires who are already vaccinated for COVID-19. The jobs are for delivery and warehouse workers, who pack and ship online orders. Amazon, which already pays at least $15 […]
  • Evacuation orders lifted for Tussock Fire near Crown King

    Evacuation orders were lifted Thursday evening for three communities near Crown King threatened by the Tussock Fire.
  • Arizona imposes new fire restrictions in multiple counties

    A major public land management agency is joining others in imposing fire restrictions that will cover wide swaths of drought-stricken Arizona.
  • Phoenix woman arrested on 12 counts of animal cruelty

    Phoenix police arrested a woman on animal cruelty charges last month in what was considered one of the worst hoarding scenes the Arizona Humane Society had seen so far this year.
  • Arizona State Troopers Association president: Pay raises will up staffing

    The president of the Arizona State Troopers Association believes pay raises will help curb what he calls a "crisis level" of staffing for the profession in the state.
  • To SEER or not to SEER? Wait, what is SEER?

    When shopping for a new central air conditioning system, it is important to buy the most energy-efficient equipment you can afford. Knowing the SEER rating will help you judge just how efficient a unit is.
  • Alice Cooper selling Andy Warhol painting through Scottsdale gallery

    Rock legend and notorious nice guy Alice Cooper is auctioning off an Andy Warhol painting he forgot about for decades before rediscovering in his Scottsdale garage.
  • 4 men arrested after brawl, stabbings at Chandler Fashion Center

    Police arrested four men, one accused of stabbing the others, in the wake of a brawl two months ago at Chandler Fashion Center, authorities said Thursday.
  • CDC eases mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday moved to ease indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.