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Pima County sheriff’s deputies went door to door in Santa Catalina Mountains overlooking Tucson on Thursday to notify residents of an expansion of the evacuation area threatened by a wildfire.


A former elected official in metro Phoenix accused of running an illegal adoption scheme in three states involving women from the Marshall Islands has pleaded guilty to fraud charges.

A month after doubling as the state’s economy staggered under the coronavirus pandemic, Arizona’s unemployment dropped by 4.5 percentage points during May.

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Gov. Doug Ducey says Arizona mayors are free to make wearing face masks to slow the spread of coronavirus a mandatory requirement.


Heavy winds and red flag conditions have caused significant growth of the Mangum Fire near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.