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103-year-old sworn in as 'junior ranger' at Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Rose Torphy sends video messages to friends on their birthdays, which is pretty impressive because she's 103 years old. In fact, she doesn't miss her daily glass of wine and still talks about her three daughters, nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren


List: Cancellations, school closures due to the Arizona winter storm

Schools, meetings, events. Many groups are wisely changing their schedule after looking at the upcoming weather in Arizona. Bookmark this story and check back for updates on closures across Arizona. To report that you've postponed your event, email us at connect@12news.com.


Coconino County supervisor candidate in LD 6 race in 2020

Coconino County District 1 Supervisor Art Babbott announced Thursday he will be running for the Arizona House of Representatives in Legislative District 6 in 2020. Legislative District 6 encompasses a large area of northern and eastern Arizona and includes parts of Gila, Navajo, Coconino and Yavapai


Border Patrol agents apprehend 103 people in remote Arizona desert

U.S. Border Patrol agents detained 103 illegal immigrants that made their way into the U.S. from Central America Monday morning, officials say. The agents stationed in Ajo, Arizona found the group west of Lukeville, consisting of 81 Guatemalans and 22 Hondurans whose ages ranged from one to 56 years


Arizona Lawmaker Claims HB2696, Infanticide Bill Isn’t What Was Intended

A progressive Arizona State legislator is reportedly calling foul because her infanticide bill is set to be heard in the Judiciary on Wednesday, according to Rep. Jennifer Jermaine (D-LD18). Jermain alleges on Facebook that her fellow democrat, Rep. Raquel Teran, does not support the bill of which s


Meteorologists say impending storm could be one of the top 10 biggest snowstorms in Arizona

PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- Meteorologists say a storm that is set to hit Arizona late Wednesday night and into Thursday could be one of the top ten biggest snowstorms the state has ever seen.


COCONINO COUNTY: Releases Grand Canyon North Rim Economic Impact Study

Coconino County issued the following announcement on Feb. 6. The purpose of the study, funded and requested by the County, was to examine the economic impact of keeping the North Rim open to visitors from May 1 – Oct. 30, which would add two weeks on each end of the season.


Winter Storm Watches Have Been Issued For All of Northern Arizona Beginning Early Thursday

Winter Storm Watches have been issued for all of Northern Arizona beginning early Thursday and continuing through Friday afternoon. Now is the time to prepare for what will be the biggest winter storm of the season so far!


Arizona police arrest 9 for child sexual exploitation

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in the southern Arizona city of Sierra Vista say they teamed up with local, state and federal agencies to arrest nine people on suspicion of using the internet for child sexual exploitation.


Arizona hiker describes being hip-deep in quicksand in Utah park

An Arizona man who was hiking with his girlfriend at Zion National Park in Utah is telling the tale of being stuck hip-deep in quicksand for 11 hours during a winter storm over the weekend.


MAP: 14 gas station skimmers found in Arizona in 2019

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS5) -- Over a dozen gas skimmers have already been found in Arizona in 2019. The Arizona Department of Agriculture indicates 14 gas station skimmers have been reported to Weights and Measures.


A month before dying, inmate accused Arizona prison of poor medical treatment

The recent death of an inmate in Florence is highlighting healthcare access in Arizona’s prison system once again. Inmate Richard Washington, 64, sent a letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit a month before he died, claiming he wasn't getting adequate medical treatment and worrying


Rusty Taco opens first Arizona restaurant in Gilbert

GILBERT, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- A new restaurant is hoping to leave its mark in Arizona with its first location opening doors in Gilbert. Rusty Taco opened its doors for the first time on Monday near Williams Field Road and Santan Village Parkway.


Another snowstorm set to hit Northern Arizona

Another winter storm is expected to hit northern Arizona later this week. FOX 10's Marcy Jones reports.


Data breach affecting several Arizona businesses

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A January data breach has affected dozens of Arizona businesses, according to North Country Business Products. The data breach was first discovered after suspicious activity occurred on several client networks in early January. An investigation was launched and determined in l


Shuttles To Run Between Grand Canyon National Park And Tusayan

If your lodging for a Grand Canyon National Park visit is in Tusayan, Arizona, you can avoid the hassle of trying to find parking on the South Rim by riding the shuttle from town to the park.


Flagstaff History: Four escape fall into frozen Lake Mary

1894: The heaviest snowstorm of the season took place on Saturday. It snowed all day and two feet of snow fell. The mail from the east on Tuesday did not reach here until Thursday, the cause of the delay being a blizzard in Kansas.


Around the town: Antelope House Ranger Led Discovery Hike

Come explore Wupatki National Monument with the Antelope House ranger-led discovery hike Saturday, Feb. 16 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. The Antelope House hike is a three hour hike of moderate difficulty. There is cross country walking over rocky surfaces and some hills. Participants will be able to see P


100th Anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park: Future of America’s Public Lands

February 26, 2019 marks the 100th Anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park established by President Woodrow Wilson and an eager-and-willing U.S. Congress. In anticipation of this momentous occasion, and to promote public discussion of its urgent significance, author Stephen Nash’s book Grand Canyon


President's Day holiday closure calendar

The following schedules have been announced for the Presidents Day holiday on Monday:. — Flagstaff City Hall and other city offices: Closed. — U.S. Postal Service: No delivery and offices closed.