Trump signs Colorado River drought plan

PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West. The Colorado ...

California water agencies fight over multistate drought plan

PHOENIX (AP) — A major Southern California water agency is trying to push the state through a final hurdle in joining a larger plan to preserve a key river in the U.S. West that serves 40 million peop...

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly kicking off Arizona Senate race

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly is kicking off his U.S. Senate campaign Saturday with a rally in Tucson not far from the site where his wife, Gabrielle Giffords, survived a shooting ...

Officials: Arizona will miss US deadline for key water plan

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona won't have all the pieces of a Colorado River drought plan finished by the federal government's deadline to finalize protections for water used by millions across the U.S. West,...

Arizona governor: Police force investigation 'whitewashed'

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's governor says an excessive force investigation into police in a Phoenix suburb seems to have been "whitewashed" and should be reopened. The comments Friday w...

Mark Kelly announces run for McCain Senate seat in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Retired astronaut Mark Kelly says he's running to finish John McCain's term in the U.S. Senate. Kelly announced his plans Tuesday in a video message he tweeted . He's ...

Cindy McCain apology shows challenge for mixed-race families

PHOENIX (AP) — Cindy McCain has apologized after she claimed that she stopped a case of human trafficking at the Phoenix airport when she reported a toddler with a woman of a different ethnicity and "...

Cindy McCain walks back claim of stopping human trafficker

PHOENIX (AP) — Cindy McCain is apologizing after claiming that she intervened to stop human trafficking at the Phoenix airport. The widow of former U.S. Sen. John McCain told radio h...

Children return to school 3 weeks after California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Monday marks a return to school and some semblance of routine for thousands of children who lost their homes to a deadly wildfire in Northern California. Scho...

Feds have given over $20 million in aid to wildfire victims

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. government has distributed more than $20 million in assistance for people displaced by the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California, a Federal Emergency Management...

California utility shares rise as regulator calms investors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Shares of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. soared Friday after California's top utility regulator said his agency will help the company deal with potentially crippling liabilit...

Fires put pressure on California utilities despite new law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California utilities again are facing severe financial pressures from the possibility that their equipment sparked catastrophic wildfires, including two that are now burning ...

Gunman who killed 12 died from self-inflicted gunshot

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — An autopsy has found the gunman who killed 12 at a Southern California bar died from a self-inflicted gunshot. Police say Ian David Long, a 28-year-old e...

Southern California city mourns in wake of bar massacre

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The mourners gathered to hold hands, to sing and to wonder how one of the safest cities in America could become a killing zone. Hundreds of people gather...

Officer killed in California bar shooting described as hero

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Friends are remembering sheriff's sergeant who was killed trying to stop a shooting rampage at a California bar as a "cop's cop" who didn't hesitate to run toward danger. ...