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With fire crews across the state this past weekend fighting three different wildfires, forests have already begun to clamp down on fire and sparks about a month earlier than normal.
In addition to the fire ban called by Yavapai County in conjunction with 4-Northern Arizona Forests, Verde Valley cities and towns are also restricting fire activity.
Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier The east side of the Yavapai County Courthouse on Cortez Street will be the backdrop for a community photo in celebration of Prescott's sesquicentennial.
Tucson police are investigating a fatal shooting on the city's south site. According to police, the victim was found with gunshot wounds on the side of a road late last night.
A garbage truck driver made a wise decision to dump his burning load of garbage in the parking lot at a town park Wednesday afternoon on the northwest side of Chino Valley, said both fire and sheriff personnel.
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer wasted no time signing into law one of a series of gun bills approved by the Arizona Senate on Wednesday, one that bars local government agencies from restricting shooting on private property.
If you've been craving a dose of "Reefer Madness," there's still time to RSVP to Thursday's annual conference of the central Arizona anti-drug organization MATForce .
Scott Orr The Daily Courier HUMBOLDT - The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday launched an air and ground search for Dale "D.J." Stewart, missing since Saturday, a YCSO spokesman said.
Despite previously voting against supporting a MATForce resolution aimed at preventing recreational marijuana legalization to appear on a future Arizona ballot, the Prescott Unified School District Governing Board members plan to revisit its vote sometime in May or June.
Authorities say a man is dead after fatally shooting himself following a nearly eight-hour barricade situation at a northern Arizona home.
Attorney General Tom Horne did not violate campaign finance laws in his successful 2010 election, a state administrative law judge ruled this afternoon.
Four passengers are being treated at a hospital for minor injuries after a hot air balloon had a hard landing in northern Arizona.
Courtesy YCSO A hot-air balloon that took off from Cottonwood made a hard landing near Mayer on Monday morning after inadvertently flying over Mingus Mountain in high winds.
Dale "D.J." Stewart left work Saturday evening on a mile-and-a-half trip home and hasn't been seen since.
The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors got a history lesson about Seligman and Yavapai County, along with an invite to the annual Fun Run that takes off from Seligman each year.