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Utah man's body found in Arizona's Wupatki National Monument

Nov. 02, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The body of a Utah man has been found in Wupatki National Monument near Flagstaff, authorities said Wednesday. Coconino County Sheriff’s officials said the body of 46-year-old Conan Stults of Cedar City was located Monday by a search dogs south of the...

Grand Canyon Caverns visitors rescued with ropes, harnesses

Oct. 25, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

PEACH SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP) — Rescuers used ropes and harnesses to hoist five people to safety after an elevator at a national tourist attraction broke down 21 stories underground. A husband and wife, a couple with two young children and at least two people in their 70s had taken a...

Arizona's CD2 could decide congressional delegation makeup

Oct. 13, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Cowboy caviar is more expensive to make. Tractor parts are in short supply. And employees are hard to find. One voter, Hallie Overman-Jackman, sees a path to improving the economy, and that's to vote the Republican ticket in next month's general election. ...

Arizona woman accused of fatally shooting husband, young son

Oct. 04, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

KAIBETO, Ariz. (AP) — A northern Arizona woman is facing federal charges in the shooting deaths of her husband and young son last week, according to authorities. The FBI said 28-year-old Lydia Carol King is being held on suspicion of two counts of first-degree murder. ...

Arizona: Tornado damages homes, power lost in dust storms

Oct. 03, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) — Up to 10 homes were damaged after a tornado touched down in northern Arizona Monday while around Phoenix, dust storms caused downed power lines, fires and cut power to thousands, authorities said. The National Weather Service said a strong line of...

Arizona man charged after girls found in enclosed trailer

Sep. 15, 2022 22:42 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A leader of a small polygamous group on the Arizona-Utah line pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges of tampering with evidence, weeks after being stopped on a highway with young girls in an enclosed trailer. Samuel Bateman, 46, was indicted earlier...

Flagstaff increasing its minimum wage to $16.80 per hour

Sep. 13, 2022 15:14 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The city of Flagstaff is increasing its minimum wage to $16.80 per hour starting Jan. 1, a raise of $1.30. Voters passed a minimum wage act in November 2016 that stipulated the city’s minimum wage would be increased annually by the increase in the cost of...

Armed suspect fatally shot in Arizona ID'd as a Missouri man

Sep. 08, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Northern AZ Officer Involved Shooting Team is investigating the fatal shooting of a man who allegedly robbed a gas station store in Flagstaff and threatened people with a weapon. Flagstaff police on Thursday identified the man as 51-year-old Donald Wayne...