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Calling the findings legally unjustified, the state Forestry Division on Thursday is challenging the findings of liability and $559,000 in fines by state safety officials in the deaths of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots.
The state Industrial Commission voted Wednesday to impose the maximum permissible $559,000 penalty on the state Forestry Division after the deaths in June of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Mr. Kris Kringle, also known as Santa Claus, will make his yearly appearance at Falcon Field in Mesa at 11 a.m. on Nov. 30
PHOENIX — A federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed against federal officials connected with the botched Fast and Furious program by the parents of slain Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry.
ATLANTA — A couple miles east of downtown Atlanta on the fringe of a historic blue-collar neighborhood, Home grown serves up satisfying Southern fare in an eclectic atmosphere.
Celebrate Halloween and National Fire Prevention Month at the world’s largest museum of firefighting. You’ll find food, face painting, fire truck rides, a craft fair, a silent auction, balloons, bucket brigades and more. Costumes are welcome.
Firefighters had their hands full Wednesday night battling a house fire in Mesa.
PHOENIX — A federal judge has rejected arguments by the Department of Justice that she cannot intercede in a congressional bid to investigate how and why the agency first lied about the Operation Fast and Furious “gun walking” operation in Arizona.
To use a somewhat trite but effective metaphor, if the East Valley-founded Intel MAPS program is a tree, than the acorn it sprouted from is the collection of mouse droppings its founder volunteered to clean up.
Authorities say 26 workers were evacuated from a Honeywell plant in Chandler after an acid cloud formed from the mixing of unspecified chemicals.
A house fire Friday morning in Apache Junction left an engaged woman dead, Apache Junction Fire Deputy Chief Dave Montgomery said.
Three Mesa residents were honored Thursday by the fire department and hailed as heroes, each one credited with potentially saving the life of another.
The Arizona State Forestry Division is scheduled to release a report this weekend on the deaths of 19 elite firefighters at the Yarnell Hill wildfire three months ago.
Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin, R-Dewey, testifies at an Arizona state House Public Safety, Military and Regulatory Affairs Committee hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Phoenix. The committee raised questions regarding the concern of a possible plan to pay full survivor and other benefits to the 13 part-time firefighters, who were among the 19 killed in the Yarnell Hill wildfire.
House Speaker Andy Tobin urged a legislative committee Tuesday to quickly come up with a plan to pay full survivor and other benefits to the 13 part-time firefighters who were among 19 killed in the Yarnell Hill wildfire.
Three male high school students were hospitalized Tuesday morning after taking cold medicine while at school.
“I see the ‘mature’ students at CUNY are harassing a true American hero, General Petraeus. Typical of a young Democrat though. If you don’t have a truly mature intellectual argument you throw a temper tantrum.”
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked President Obama on Wednesday to overrule a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that the Yarnell Hill Fire does not qualify as a disaster.
Gov. Jan Brewer plans a press conference Wednesday to discuss the federal government's denial of disaster assistance for the June wildfire that destroyed more than 100 homes in the town of Yarnell and killed 19 firefighters.
The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station declared an unusual event when oil-soaked insulation behind a water pump caught fire, officials said Tuesday.
FLAGSTAFF, AZ - The mayor of the Arizona city that lost 19 firefighters in a deadly blaze this summer survived a tougher-than-expected re-election challenge Tuesday, overcoming a dispute over benefits for the crew's families that divided the town.
PHOENIX — Police officers injured while doing more than they are required have no legal right to sue those who caused the problem in the first place, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday — a ruling an attorney says could have public safety implications.
Mayor Marlin Kuykendall took a lead role in helping Prescott mourn the loss of 19 firefighters this summer, sharing the stage with the governor and Vice President Joe Biden at a nationally televised memorial. He set aside campaigning in the midst of a re-election bid to focus almost entirely on the fallen firefighters, and his victory to a third term seemed like a safe bet.
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
The Goldwater Institute has filed a case against the city of Phoenix to end pension spiking and an Ahwatukee Foothills resident is a plaintiff in the case.