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NAU Police Identify Student Found Dead On Campus

FLAGSTAFF, AZ - Police at Northern Arizona University have identified the student who was found dead on campus. Joseph Bock was found dead Tuesday afternoon in student housing. Officials have not yet released his age, hometown, or cause of death. The Coconino Medical Examiner will determine how Boc

PATCH - 2018-03-22 23:44:56

Former Flagstaff Police officer pleads not guilty again to aggravated assault

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Buy Now A former Flagstaff Police officer has rejected a plea agreement and pleaded not guilty, a second time, to hitting a Flagstaff woman in the face while trying to arrest her. In November 2016, former FPD officer Jeffrey Bonar was caught on video pun


Police investigating an unattended death on Northern Arizona University's campus

FLAGSTAFF, AZ - Authorities in Northern Arizona are investigating an unattended death on Northern Arizona University's campus. NAU Police said the death occurred at Hilltop Townhomes, a housing complex on campus, according to a post on its Facebook page. Flagstaff police were also investigating. No

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-03-21 23:26:48

Javelina attacks prompt reminder not to feed wildlife

SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona wildlife officials are warning people not to feed wildlife following two javelina attacks near Sedona. The state Game and Fish Department said Wednesday that there were two instances last month where the animals bit people feeding them. In both cases, the department had

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-22 07:16:57

Two Flagstaff men arraigned on murder charges in Arrowhead Avenue shooting

Two Flagstaff men arrested in the shooting death of a Flagstaff woman earlier this month were arraigned on Monday on a long list of felony charges including murder. Adonis Encina Velarde, 20, and Abraham Puentes-Oritz, 22, are accused of shooting and killing Kinsey Beebe, 19, after an argument over


Flagstaff Feedback: Four questions on the Mueller investigation

Editor's note:In light of recent White House pronouncements on Robert Mueller and other issues surrounding the special prosecutor,the Daily Sun asked a group of engaged citizens - none is a declared candidate or an elected official - to answer a set of questions. Following are their answers: #1. Sho

ARIZONA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-23 11:00:00

Flagstaff march to remember Parkland, Fla. students set for Saturday

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. A march to remember the students who were killed in the Parkland, Fla. shooting is planned for Saturday afternoon. The March for Our Lives will start at Flagstaff City Hall at 3 p.m. with a couple of local students speaking. Participants will then march

ARIZONA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-23 10:30:00

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ARIZONA DAILY SUN - 2018-03-22 10:53:48

Tribal group says crosses vandalized at Arizona prayer site

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A group protesting a proposed copper mine outside of Phoenix says its prayer site was vandalized over the weekend when two crosses were removed, two others damaged and ceremonial eagle feathers were left on the ground. Arizona's Tonto National Forest is investigating the vandalism

SANTAFE NEW MEXICAN.COM - 2018-03-21 20:51:00

Woman struck and killed by self-driving Uber vehicle

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in a Phoenix suburb in the first fatality involving a fully autonomous test vehicle, prompting the ride-hailing company Monday to suspend all road-testing of such autos in the U.S. and Canada. Depending on who is found t


Endangered Colorado River fish no longer an extinction risk

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - An endangered fish that makes its home in the Colorado River basin no longer is at the brink of extinction. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday it will consider reclassifying the humpback chub as threatened within the next year. The fish is characterized by a fle

KAKE TV - 2018-03-23 00:40:00

Teacher Al Wood: Flagstaff Uber gig flexible and friendly

Al Wood teaches in Ash Fork, lives in Williams and drives for Uber in Flagstaff. "I'm a teacher, which means I make more than many people, but as far as professionals go, I'm toward the bottom of the pay scale," he said in an email. "I decided to pick up Uber for a few reasons. The biggest is that I


Lady Sabine's: Jewelry, body care and more

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Buy Now Sharlene Gavelan, owner of Lady Sabine's, stands by her work station early Tuesday morning. Gavelan sells a variety of goods including jewelry, essential oils, body-care products, and much more. A selection of Sharlene Gavelan's jewelry sits atop


Flagstaff and Hopi Partner on Renewable Energy Project

The City of Flagstaff is partnering with the Hopi Tribe on a large-scale renewable energy project. KNAU's Ryan Heinsius reports, it's designed to provide tribal revenue and help the city achieve its goal of going completely green. Under the deal, a developer would lease Hopi-owned lands outside the


10 a.m. update: Snow total for Flagstaff upped slightly to 6 inches

The National Weather Service has upped the total snow in the forecast for Flagstaff tonight to as much as 6 inches. Snow showers are expected to begin in the Flagstaff region around 5 p.m., with the heaviest precipitation after midnight. Williams is also due to receive 4 to 6 inches, and snow is lik


Flagstaff's Sinagua Middle School deals with threatening notes and a fire on the last day before spring break

Sinagua Middle School was put into lock down Friday morning after two threatening notes was found in two separate girls' bathroom and a fire was started in a boys' bathroom. According to Flagstaff Police, the lock down took place at around 9:30 a.m. The first note threatened to burn the school down.


Flagstaff Feedback: Four questions on ICE detainers

Editor's note:As local immigration activists challenge ICE detainers at the county jail and the Trump administration criticizes California's so-called "sanctuary" cities, the Daily Sun asked a group of engaged citizens - none is a declared candidate or an elected official - to answer a set of questi


Stung: Flagstaff child prostitution suspects offer myriad excuses

The eight men arrested on suspicion of child prostitution in a recent sting by the Flagstaff Police Department had a wide variety of excuses for their actions. According to Flagstaff Police reports, most of the men allegedly acknowledged that they were told over the phone by the "girl" they were com


Big shoes to fill: Danny Neal leaves Flagstaff Parks and Rec after three decades

The Hal Jensen Recreation Center is an industrial-looking building on Izabel Street just a few blocks away from Coconino High School. Like most rec centers, it has an outside basketball court adjacent to it, and inside there is a pool table, weights and an assortment of announcements pinned to a bul


Underaged Prostitution Sting - NAZ Today: Flagstaff

A police operation targeting underaged prostitution is underway in Flagstaff. 8 men were arrested this week in this operation involving multiple law enforcement agencies. Sergeant Cory Runge of the Flagstaff Police Department says ads were placed to catch predators and men came looking for young gir