The Excessive Heat Warning will affect parts of Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Yavapai and Yuma counties.
According to the National Weather Service, the heat warning goes into effect at 10 a.m. on August 24 and is set to expire at 8 p.m. on August 28. The warning covers most of the Valley, including Ahwatukee, Avondale, Buckeye, Cave Creek, Chandler, Deer Valley, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Queen Creek.
Campfire, smoking and recreational shooting restrictions to prevent human-caused forest fires are in place as Coronado National Forest reopens.
As the coronavirus surfaces in Arizona prisons, advocates for inmates worry that they’re running out of time to persuade Gov. Doug Ducey to avoid a larger outbreak by releasing some of the 42,000 people who live in close quarters behind bars.
The Arizona Department of Health Services is requiring that all counties with cases of the novel coronavirus must close all of their bars, gyms and movie theaters effective at close of business on Friday.
Graham County has reported their first case of novel coronavirus.
The Pima Unified School District has closed all schools Thursday due to the spread of the coronavirus.
A Safford city councilmember has suspended his campaign for Congress after suffering a heroin overdose.
Arizona authorities are investigating the death of a jail inmate who made her way out of several restraints and jumped out of a car not long after alleging she had been sexually assaulted by an officer.
The search continues for a prison inmate who walked away from a work crew in eastern Arizona.
Authorities say autopsies on two bodies found in a shallow grave at a Safford mobile home park show both victims had been shot and the case is now a double homicide.
Wildlife officials are searching for a bobcat after it bit five people, including a 4-year-old girl, at a southern Arizona campground.
Arizona seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9 percent in June as the labor force increased by nearly 10,400 from the previous month while the state's economy lost 44,600 nonfarm jobs.