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Goldschmidt hits HR in Arizona return, Cards top D-backs

The Arizona Diamondbacks made it obvious they appreciated Paul Goldschmidt in his return to the desert, honoring him with a tribute video before the game and multiple ovations throughout the evening.

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Pelosi orders impeachment probe: ‘No one is above the law’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander in chief.

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Truex wins again at Richmond; Gibbs’ Jones disqualified

The victory completed a redemptive finish for Truex, the championship leader coming into the race.

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Marine missing after leaving Arizona found at Texas rest area

The 20-year-old had last been seen leaving a friend’s house in Surprise, Arizona, on Monday night, his mother, Stacy Wallace, said.

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Lowell Observatory getting open-deck facility for viewing

The open-deck observatory will be followed in 2023 by a replacement of the 25-year-old Steele Visitor Center.

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Legislative primary battle presents differing views for GOP

The race between Sen. Heather Carter and Rep. Nancy Barto is quickly shaping up to be an expensive and personal battle.

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Area 51 events peaceful; thousands in Nevada desert

Events involving thousands of Earthlings answering an internet buzz about an invitation to “Storm Area 51” in the Nevada desert have been mostly festive, with crowds numbering in the low thousands and few arrests, officials said.

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Arizona state senator seeks pay cap bill for city officials

An Arizona state senator has announced plans to introduce legislation that would prohibit city officials from earning more than the governor, officials said.

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AZ Democrats debate opening primary to independents

A group of independents and some Democrats are making a longshot push to convince the Arizona Democratic Party to open its presidential primary to voters who decline to join a political party.

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Briefs | 31 bison from Grand Canyon sent to Oklahoma

Over 30 bison roaming Grand Canyon National Park’s northern reaches are joining a herd in Oklahoma.

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‘I’ve got one!’ Hunting neon scorpions in the AZ desert

As the setting sun left a yellow tinge on dirt-colored cactuses as far as the eye could see, park ranger Anna Roberts gave us a lesson on what we were about to hunt.

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Court halts timber activity in Southwest over threatened owl

A U.S. judge has halted tree-cutting activities across thousands of square miles of the Southwest until federal agencies can get a better handle on how to monitor the population of a threatened owl.

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Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California’s authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel efficient cars that create more planet-warming pollution.

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White House upgrade: First lady’s done a lot with the place

She’s done a lot with the place.

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University of California chief Janet Napolitano to step down

University of California President Janet Napolitano, who oversaw historic expansions of the 10-campus system and championed immigrant students, but whose management structure faced criticism and embarrassing scrutiny, said Wednesday she will step down in August 2020.

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D-backs bounce back with win over Marlins

A bullpen blowup put the Arizona Diamondbacks in a tough spot Tuesday night.

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New Kavanaugh allegation unlikely to prompt impeachment

As several Democratic presidential candidates called for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, newly disclosed allegations are reviving questions about the rush to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee at the height of the #MeToo movement.

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GM walkout brings factories and warehouses to a standstill

More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike Monday against General Motors, bringing more than 50 factories and parts warehouses to a standstill in the union's first walkout against the No. 1 U.S. automaker in over a decade.

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Trump says US locked and loaded in response to drone attack

Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia's energy infrastructure that his aides blamed on Iran.

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Vegas area, casinos charge ahead with electric vehicle charging spots

As more electric vehicles hit the streets, additional places to charge them are popping up in Las Vegas.

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New zero-emission electric shuttles tested at Sabino Canyon

Testing of zero-emission electric shuttles has begun at Sabino Canyon, a population outdoor recreation site on the outskirts of Tucson.

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Virtual reality being used to highlight uranium contamination

Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination.

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NASCAR playoffs begin Sunday in Vegas

NASCAR's championship isn’t decided on regular-season strength, and is instead a calculated series of three-race segments in which a driver need only advance.

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2 arrested in racist attack on black student at U of Arizona

Several dozen students at the University of Arizona on Friday protested campus police handling of a physical and racist attack on a black student this week.

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Backers to revise Arizona marijuana measure after review

Supporters of an Arizona measure to legalize marijuana for people 21 and older are making some changes to their initiative.

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Sun Devils upset No. 18 Michigan State

Eno Benjamin scored with 50 seconds remaining to lead Arizona State to a 10-7 win over No. 18 Michigan State Saturday after the Spartans had a tying field goal negated for having too many men on the field.

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Reds beat sinking Diamondbacks

Joey Votto and Josh VanMeter both hit two-run homers to propel the Cincinnati Reds past the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Friday night.

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US Marshals Service: Fugitive murder suspects captured

Husband and wife fugitives on the run for over two weeks in the killing of an Arizona man have been captured, authorities announced.

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D-backs lose 3rd straight to Mets

Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil each homered twice, helping the surging New York Mets beat the Diamondbacks 9-0 Wednesday night.

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Tentative opioids settlement falls short of nationwide deal

A tentative settlement announced Wednesday over the role Purdue Pharma played in the nation's opioid addiction crisis falls short of the far-reaching national settlement the OxyContin maker had been seeking for months, with litigation sure to continue against the company and the family that owns it.

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Official: Arizona corrections officers’ vacancy rates rise

The Arizona Department of Corrections director says vacancy rates for correctional officers have increased across the state, a report said.

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Feds plan to ban flavors used in e-cigarettes

The federal government will act to ban thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, responding to a recent surge in underage vaping that has alarmed parents, politicians and health authorities nationwide.

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Share of uninsured Americans rises for 1st time in a decade

The number of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 – the first evidence from the government that coverage gains from President Barack Obama's health care plan might be eroding under President Donald Trump.

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Arizona GOP scraps 2020 presidential primary

Arizona Republicans told state election officials Monday they're scrapping their 2020 primary, joining GOP leaders in three other states that are forgoing a presidential nominating contest as President Donald Trump seeks re-election.

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US to commemorate 9/11

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders.

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D-backs lose ground in wild-card race with setback to Mets

Pete Alonso hit two homers, Jacob deGrom struck out 11 and New York beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 Monday night in the opener of an important four-game series for both teams.

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Rescuers pull out men trapped inside capsized cargo ship

Coast Guard rescuers began pulling trapped crew members from a capsized cargo ship Monday, finding them alive more than a day after the vessel overturned while leaving a port on the Georgia coast.

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Court appointment puts Montgomery in different role

Attorneys say Gov. Doug Ducey's appointment of now-former Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery to the Arizona Supreme Court puts Montgomery in a new role that could silence his public advocacy on policy issues.

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Number of border crossers drops amid Mexican crackdown

The Trump administration said Monday it saw a 30% drop in the number of people apprehended at the southern U.S. border from July to August, amid an aggressive crackdown by the Mexican government on migrants traveling north.

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Georgia: Search on for 4 missing after cargo ship overturned

Rescuers scoured the Georgia coast on Sunday for four missing crew members of a cargo ship that overturned and caught fire, but the efforts ran into trouble amid the flames and instability of the ship, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

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Arizona’s rural hospitals face severe doctor shortage

Benson Hospital avoided being one of nearly 90 rural medical facilities nationwide that has shuttered in recent years, The Arizona Republic reported.

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Oh how sweet it isn’t: Navajo president bans candy at parade

But children gripping grocery bags, pillow cases or empty flour sacks eager to scoop up candy were likely to be disappointed.

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Arizona GOP boss: Stop Senate candidate ‘dead in his tracks’

The head of the Arizona Republican Party faced a backlash Friday after sending a fundraising email that said Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kelly.

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Arizona State labors to win over Sacramento State

Benjamin caught a 72-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, Cristian Zendejas kicked four field goals and Arizona State labored to a 19-7 win over Sacramento State on Friday night.

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D-backs extend surge, beat Reds behind Marte

Ketel Marte hit a three-run homer, Josh Rojas singled home two more, and the D-backs escaped one last threat to close out a 7-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night in the opening game of an enormous road trip.

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Military base cuts affect schools, target ranges, more

The Pentagon will cut funding from military projects like schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities to pay for the construction of 175 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, diverting a total $3.6 billion to President Donald Trump's long-promised barrier.

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Shelter for migrant kids reopens in Phoenix

A national provider of shelters for immigrant children has reopened one of two Arizona facilities it was forced to shutter last year because of issues with employee background checks.

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Gallen, Marte lead D-backs to sweep of Padres

Even before Manny Machado singled into right field, Zac Gallen knew it wasn't his night to throw a no-hitter.

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Utility regulators grill Arizona Public Service executives

State utility regulators lit into top executives from Arizona Public Service Wednesday at the start of a hearing on power disconnection rules and political spending by the state's largest electric company.

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Northern Arizona organizations unite to preserve artifacts

Historians, archivists and librarians in northern Arizona are teaming up to protect artifacts in the event a disaster.