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Navajo police chief leaves for same job in hometown in N.M.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The police chief on the Navajo Nation is stepping down to oversee a much-smaller police department in the town where he grew up. Phillip Francisco took over the Navajo Nat...

Infrastructure bill to aid water projects on Navajo Nation

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Tribes welcomed an infusion of money in the massive infrastructure bill to expand broadband coverage, fix roads and address water and sanitation needs, but they say real c...

Program to kill Grand Canyon bison nets 4 animals, criticism

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Day 3 and the shooters were waiting under the cover of pine trees for the rain to let up. Thirty minutes later, a single branch snapped, revealing a small herd of bison in...

Airman convicted of kidnapping, killing Farmington woman in 2020

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Sasha Krause loved words. She loved learning and translating them into different languages. She loved reading them in nursery rhymes and assembling them into poetry. She w...

Arizona murder case against US Air Force airman goes to jury

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – No one saw Sasha Krause being taken from a Mennonite community in northwestern New Mexico where she worked in the publishing ministry, dominated in card games and pingpon...

Southwest hits impressive rainfall during summer monsoon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Cities across the Southwest hit impressive rainfall totals this summer, bringing much-needed – but temporary – relief to a region that has been mired in drought. The winte...

Jury seated in case of man suspected of killing Farmington woman

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Opening statements in the case of a U.S. Air Force airman charged in the shooting death of a Mennonite woman are scheduled to start Friday. Mark Gooch, 22, faces up to lif...

Airman on trial in Arizona in death of Mennonite woman

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Jury selection began Tuesday in a case against a U.S. Air Force airman accused of kidnapping a Mennonite woman, fatally shooting her and leaving her body in a forest clear...

California water agencies resolve Colorado River dispute

Two major California water agencies have settled a lawsuit that once threatened to derail a multi-state agreement to protect a river that serves millions of people in the U.S. West amid grip...

Airman’s attorney aims to limit evidence at murder trial

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – An Arizona judge ruled Thursday that expert testimony on cellphone data will be allowed in the case of a U.S. Air Force airman who is accused of kidnapping and killing a M...

Rainy season unleashes with fury, beauty in Southwest

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After two bone-dry years that sank the U.S. Southwest deeper into drought, this summer’s rainy season unleashed with fury. Monsoon storms have brought spectacular lightnin...

Scientists launch effort to collect water data in West

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The U.S. Department of Energy on Tuesday announced a new kind of climate observatory near the headwaters of the Colorado River that will help scientists better predict rai...