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Arizona Bear Attacks Up to Three in a Month

Arizona Bear Attacks Up to Three in a Month

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PAYSON, Ariz.) — The Tempe, Ariz., man who was injured during a rare bear attack in the Tonto National Forest over the weekend is in critical condition after the state’s third such incident in a month.Peter Baca, 30, was a…

Obama, Romney React to Ariz. Immigration Decision

Obama, Romney React to Ariz. Immigration Decision

Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama was pleased by the Supreme Court’s ruling on Arizona’s contested immigration law, but is still concerned about one provision upheld by the court that allows state pol…

What the Arizona Immigration Decision Means

What the Arizona Immigration Decision Means

Scott Olson/Getty ImagesBy TERRY MORAN, Anchor, ABC News Nightline(WASHINGTON) — Let’s break down the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Arizona immigration law like this:Institutionally:  A near-total victory for the federal government. T…

Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Part of Arizona Immigration Law

Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Part of Arizona Immigration Law

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Police officers in Arizona are allowed to check the immigration status of every person who is stopped or arrested, the Supreme Court ruled Monday morning.  But the court struck down other key parts of the law.The…

Arizona Woman Delivers Own Baby in Car

Arizona Woman Delivers Own Baby in Car

David De Lossy/Digital Vision(GILBERT, Ariz.) — Taylor and Michael Hale were less than a mile from the hospital, but baby Chloe couldn’t wait. The new mom delivered her own baby in the car on the way to the Banner Gateway Medical Center in Gilbe…

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Preps Police for Supreme Court Ruling

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Preps Police for Supreme Court Ruling

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer wants to be sure her law enforcement officers are ready for an upcoming Supreme Court decision.Within the next two weeks, the Supreme Court will decide the fate of some key provisions of Ari…

Former Giffords Aide Ron Barber Wins Arizona Special Election

Former Giffords Aide Ron Barber Wins Arizona Special Election

Alex Wong/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Ron Barber, the former district director for Gabrielle Giffords, has won the special election for his old bosses’ seat.For Barber, 66, victory is bittersweet.  The top aide to Giffords was also injured in t…

What to Draw from Gabby Giffords Special Election

What to Draw from Gabby Giffords Special Election

Mike Coppola/Getty Images(TUCSON, Ariz.) — Voters in southeastern Arizona are at the polls Tuesday in a special election to fill the seat vacated by Gabby Giffords’ retirement. The Democratic nominee, Ron Barber, has a very personal connection to Giff…

Arizona Holds Special Election to Fill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ Seat

Arizona Holds Special Election to Fill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ Seat

Alex Wong/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Arizonans in the state’s 8th Congressional District will cast their votes Tuesday in a special election to fill the seat vacated by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ retirement.  The race between former…

What to Watch in Tuesday’s Voting Contests

What to Watch in Tuesday’s Voting Contests

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Voters take to the polls to cast their ballots in Arizona, Maine, Virginia, Nevada, North Dakota and South Carolina on Tuesday.  Residents of these respective states will decide on a series of contests incl…

Police Seek Phoenix-Area Flashlight Bomber

Police Seek Phoenix-Area Flashlight Bomber

Dick Luria/Photodisc/Thinkstock(PHOENIX) — Three discarded flashlights-turned-bombs have exploded in the past month in the Phoenix area, injuring five people and prompting police to warn the public about the potential danger of discarded flashlights.A…

Gabby Giffords Pushes for Barber Campaign in Arizona

Gabby Giffords Pushes for Barber Campaign in Arizona

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords spent the weekend campaigning for her ex-aide, Ron Barber, as he attempts to inherit the vacant seat left by his old boss in the House of Representatives.On Tuesday voters in A…

Race for Gabrielle Giffords’ Old Seat Shapes Up for Hard Fight

Race for Gabrielle Giffords’ Old Seat Shapes Up for Hard Fight

Alex Wong/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — On Tuesday, voters in Arizona’s 8th congressional district will go to the polls to cast their votes in the special election to fill the seat left open after former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ resignation.The …

Arizona Murder-Suicide Dad Had a Brain Tumor

Arizona Murder-Suicide Dad Had a Brain Tumor

File photo. Comstock/Thinkstock(TEMPE, Ariz.) — Friends of an Arizona family that perished in a fiery murder-suicide said the father’s brain tumor may have led him to kill his family, something completely out of character for a man who was remembered…

Five Bodies Found in Burned SUV Believed to Be Missing Family

Five Bodies Found in Burned SUV Believed to Be Missing Family

Comstock/Thinkstock(TEMPE, Ariz.) — Five bodies found in a burned SUV in the Arizona desert are likely a Tempe family who went missing after the father sent a co-worker a cryptic note about how to take over the family business, police said Tuesday.The…

Five Bodies Found in Arizona Related to Drug Cartels, Police Say

Five Bodies Found in Arizona Related to Drug Cartels, Police Say

Comstock/Thinkstock(VEKOL VALLEY, Ariz.) — Five people found burned beyond recognition in an abandoned SUV in an area of Arizona frequented by smugglers were likely the victims of one of the same drug cartels that have ravaged parts of Mexico with the…

Mother Drives With 5-Week-Old on Top of Car

Mother Drives With 5-Week-Old on Top of Car

ABC News(PHOENIX, Ariz.) — A Phoenix, Ariz., woman put her 5-week-old baby on top of her car in his car seat and drove away, apparently forgetting he was there, not even noticing when the seat fell off the car and landed in an intersection, police sai…

Missing Arizona Girl’s Bedroom Had Possible Blood Stains

Missing Arizona Girl’s Bedroom Had Possible Blood Stains

ABC News(TUCSON, Ariz.) — New documents released in the case of missing 6-year-old Isabel Celis reveal that Arizona police found reddish-brown stains in the girl’s bedroom and on household items during the investigation into her disappearance. More th…

Arizona Secretary of State Satisfied with Obama Birth Documents

Arizona Secretary of State Satisfied with Obama Birth Documents

TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(PHOENIX) — The state of Hawaii has confirmed the birth of President Obama in the state, so now his supporters in Arizona who wish to vote for him will get their chance.  Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett, who e…

Ariz. Sec. of State Wants to See Proof of Obama’s Citizenship

Ariz. Sec. of State Wants to See Proof of Obama’s Citizenship

Office of the Secretary of State, AZ(PHOENIX) — Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett wants you to know that he is not a birther, but he says he wants proof of Barack Obama’s citizenship before putting his name on the Arizona ballot.In an inter…

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