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Defense funds being used for Arizona, New Mexico border wall
YUMA, Ariz. – The U.S. government is moving forward with plans to use military funds to build border barriers in Arizona and New Mexico. The Department of Homeland Security issued waivers to environmental laws last week to build and replace 46 miles (74 kilometers) of barriers near Columbus, New Mex
Coconino County Victim Witness Services awarded by Arizona Attorney General
Coconino County Victim Witness Services was awarded the 2019 Arizona Attorney General Advocacy Direct Services Award on Wednesday in Phoenix. The event was a part of the national crime victims' rights week that took place from April 7 to 13.
Arizona is the 12th most-stressed state in the country
If you’re in Arizona, that may be less likely than in other states as Arizona was ranked the 12th most-stressed state in the U.S., according to a recent report from WalletHub.
Pursuit ends near Loop 202 Santan and Arizona Avenue
CHANDLER, AZ — A driver is in custody after a pursuit ended near Loop 202 Santan and Arizona Avenue. Salt River Police Department reportedly initiated a pursuit around 4:15 a.m. Tuesday.
Congressman Who Visited Arizona Border Went Home With False Tuberculosis Rumor
Arizona Republican leaders played tour guide for a delegation of seven congressmen in Yuma last week as part of a trip to "observe the security and humanitarian crisis" on the southern border.
Arizona mayor declares state of emergency amid immigration crisis
Yuma, Ariz. — On the front line of Arizona's border battle, agents gather names and offer water to migrants before taking them to detention centers. Seventy-two hours later, the migrants, mostly families from Central America, are released into Yuma, a city of 100,000 with just one shelter, a convert
Charges dropped against Arizona students who protested border patrol
Charges against a group of University of Arizona students who protested an event featuring U.S. Border Patrol agents have been formally dropped. Amelia Cramer, chief deputy for the Pima County Attorney’s Office, said that the case was dismissed Friday after prosecutors learned that the university wo
Glendale Police: Child died at hospital after being found inside car
PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- Glendale Police officials they are investigating the death of a child who was found inside a car Monday afternoon. According to Phoenix Fire officials, the child was found inside a car along the 5200 block of W. Thunderbird Road, located in Glendale. Fire officials say it is unkn
Arizona joins 47 other states with cellphone-driving law
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona ended a decade of resistance to restrictions on using a cellphone while driving when Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law Monday outlawing holding a phone behind the wheel.
Northern Arizona schools lead in FAF$A challenge
Six schools – including northern Arizona’s Basis Flagstaff, Ash Fork High School and Tuba City High School – have shown they are up to the challenge. The Arizona FAF$A Challenge.
Mesa students design egg to represent Arizona at White House Easter Egg Roll
MESA, Ariz. (FOX 10) - Students of Mesa Arts Academy got the opportunity of a lifetime -- a chance to design an Easter egg representing the state of Arizona at the 141st White House Easter Egg Roll.
Arizona now bans handheld cell phone use while driving
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- Gov. Doug Ducey signed HB-2318, a ban on handheld cell phone use behind the wheel in Arizona, into law Monday. The signing ceremony took place inside the Rotunda of the Arizona Capitol Museum.
Stronger as One: Community leaders rally for suicide prevention and mental health wellness
Flagstaff community members have been moved to action because of the severity of one particular mental health crisis: suicide. According to a Coconino County Public Health Services District report, the suicide rate in Coconino County is higher than both the state and national rates. In 2018, there w
Flagstaff gas prices jump rapidly, higher rises likely to come
In a little more than 30 days, the average price of a regular gallon of gas in Flagstaff’s metropolitan area rose more than 50 cents. According to recent history, the increases across Coconino County won’t slow down until July at the earliest and could run even later into the year.
Cities and Coconino County clash over flood control district
Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans and four other mayors from across Coconino County have sent a letter expressing displeasure with the county Flood Control District. The district collects taxes from residents across the county, but in the letter, the mayors allege that although their residents are being t
Snow Park looks back at first season of snowmaking
This past winter, Flagstaff Snow Park LLC saw its largest number of visitors to date, according to newly-released data from Coconino County. This year also marked the first use of artificial snowmaking at the snow park, which allowed the business to operate its sled runs at Fort Tuthill without natu
Corporation commission mulls biomass energy solution as 4FRI works to open forests
The U.S. Forest Service is working on the next step of its large-scale forest restoration plan, while the Arizona Corporation Commission considers using forest byproducts for energy production.
Williams music teacher named Coconino County Teacher of the Year
The soft-spoken music teacher from Williams High School was visibly holding back tears when she discovered hers was the name hidden inside the envelope declaring the 2019 Coconino County Teacher of the Year.
Applicants needed for county-wide school governing boards
The Coconino County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Risha VanderWey is seeking applicants for governing board members in five county school districts. One seat is available for the Coconino Association for Vocations, Industry and Technology (CAVIAT) Education District in each of the following school d
Flagstaff man pleads not guilty to stabbing death near Bushmaster Park
Phelan Connally, 27, pleaded not guilty on Monday to killing a man in the wooded area near Bushmaster Park on the east side of Flagstaff in late March. Court records show that Connally called in the stabbing of victim Jason Kent Hart, 39, to Flagstaff Police Department officers right after the incid