A Fourth without fireworks: Flagstaff has been there before

Fireworks are an iconic part of the celebration of Independence day, but they are only a small part of planned events in Flagstaff

‘Something special’: World Cup popularity endures even without U.S. team

The World Cup, even without the participation of the United States National Team, has once again become a major event both in Arizona and around the country

Red, white and ouch: Phoenix Fire warns public about dangers of fireworks

The Phoenix Fire Department on Thursday held a safety briefing to demonstrate the risks of igniting legal – and illegal – fireworks

On the fast track: Abby Meulebroeck, 15, off to strong start in male-dominated motorsport

Pyrotechnic flames shoot into the air as cars cross the finish line in the first heat of the Father’s Day weekend races at Arizona Speedway. Up next is Abby Meulebroeck.

The Goldilocks approach: Arizona HOAs strive to balance lush grass with water conservation

Lawns and landscaping are polarizing symbols when talking about water use in the desert. Some communities are paying homeowners to rip out their grass. Others, like this Chandler HOA, are trying to save water on the green fields that residents adore | KJZZ

Navajo, others testify for bill to expand protections for ‘downwinders’

WASHINGTON - Navajo officials and residents urged a Senate committee Wednesday to expand coverage of a fund that compensates uranium miners and "downwinders" - people who lived downwind from Cold War nuclear tests.

Study: Phoenix region among worst for air pollution, researchers recommend changes

Metro Phoenix was among the top 5 largest metro areas with the most days of smog in 2016, according to a national study by an Arizona research group.

Anti-abortion advocates hail Supreme Court decision on pregnancy centers as free speech win

Supreme Court rules 5-4 that pregnancy centers do not have to provide information about health care services, including abortions.

Yuma lettuce growers work to rebuild consumer trust after E. coli outbreak in March

An E. coli outbreak sickened people in 35 states was linked to Yuma, where 90 percent of leafy greens in the U.S. are grown.

Your vote, your voice: What do you want in election coverage?

Politics are confusing. Help us design the perfect political affairs show to change that by taking part in a crowd-sourced project that will help us make relevant, easy-to-understand Arizona political news coverage.

As expected, Suns use franchise’s first-ever No. 1 overall pick on Arizona’s Ayton

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - For the first time in franchise history, the Phoenix Suns had the first pick at the NBA draft Thursday and they looked close to home, choosing the University of Arizona center Deandre Ayton, a choice that came as no surprise to fans, analysts - or Ayton himself.