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Environmentalists want Arizona squirrels’ habitat expanded

Arizona environmentalists say they have filed a notice of intent to sue and compel the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expand critical habitat for Arizona’s highly endangered Mount Graham red squirrel.

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Travel troubles anticipated during coming Arizona storm

Winter storm warnings blanket northern Arizona as forecasters say a coming storm is expected to drop heavy snow in coming days and create "difficult to impossible travel conditions."

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Judge orders evidentiary hearing for Rector after guilty plea withdrawn

A March 4 evidentiary hearing has been set for a man awaiting sentencing in the death of an 8-year-old Bullhead City girl.

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Rector plans to withdraw guilty plea in 2014 murder

A man awaiting sentencing in the death of an 8-year-old Bullhead City girl says he wants to withdraw his plea.

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Tanker rolls over creating chocolate river on I-40

A river of chocolate was flowing in the westbound lanes of I-40 at milepost 211, east of Flagstaff Jan. 14 after a tanker truck carrying 40-thousand gallons of liquid chocolate rolled over, according to DPS.

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California teen falls from Horseshoe Bend overlook

Authorities say a California girl visiting an Arizona landmark has died from what appears to be an accidental fall.

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Gray wolf arrives at New Mexico zoo for recovery program

Albuquerque’s zoo has received another Mexican gray wolf as part of an international recovery effort that includes breeding the endangered animals in captivity to ensure their genetic viability.

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Zinke resigns as Interior Secretary amid numerous probes

Interior Secretary integral in rolling back federal environmental protections

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will be leaving the administration at year’s end, President Donald Trump said Dec. 15.

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Record number of endangered wolves found dead in 2018

Wildlife managers have confirmed that a record number of Mexican gray wolves have been reported dead this year, fueling concerns about the decades-long effort to return the endangered predator to the American Southwest.

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Rector to represent himself in upcoming murder trial

A man charged in the killing of an 8-year-old Bullhead City girl is asking to represent himself in court, a surprise move in a case that has been delayed for years with defense attorney turnover and other issues.

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