Felicia Fonseca, The Associated Press

Work on an off-grid housing development in a small town outside the Grand Canyon has stopped because the town doesn't have approval to build in a flood plain.


On the Mogollon Rim in central Arizona a “tunnel to nowhere” is punched deep into solid rock—all that’s left of an ambitious scheme to build a railroad from the ponderosa pine forests in the north to the copper mines in the south.

Jake Bacon/Arizona Daily Sun via AP, File

Two attorneys representing a former Northern Arizona University student charged in a fatal shooting at the school have asked to withdraw from the case.

Navajo Times/Donovan Quintero

Arizona has become the first state in the U.S. allowed to exempt tribal members from Medicaid work requirements. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Native American leaders say the new Trump administration rules would have threatened tribal sovereignty.

Melissa Sevigny

The U.S. Forest Service wants the public to comment on a new management plan for Fossil Creek in central Arizona. But three public meetings were cancelled due to the federal shutdown. KNAU’s Melissa Sevigny reports.

Lawyers are scheduled Tuesday to argue at the Arizona Supreme Court over the constitutionality of Phoenix's anti-discrimination ordinance that bars businesses from refusing service to same-sex couples for religion reasons.

Tom Tingle/The Republic

Two doctors who cared for an incapacitated woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault are no longer providing medical services at the long-term care center in Phoenix.

AP Photo/Jim Wells, File

As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parents' home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like African-Americans.


Police in Flagstaff say a pedestrian is dead after being stuck by a car and the driver is in custody.

They say a pedestrian was hit in the area of South Lake Mary Road around 1 p.m. Sunday and pronounced dead at the scene.

Ross D Franklin/AP

A lawyer for the family of an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth in a long-term care facility said she is not in a coma as previously reported.



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