In the backdrop of dusty mountains, under extreme heat, the future of warfare is being crafted and tested like never before. FOX 10's Steve Nielsen reports.
On Oct. 1, Graham County advanced to the moderate transmission stage of COVID-19, joining all other Arizona counties, with the exception of Greenlee County, which remains in the minimal stage.
Meteorologists said the Phoenix metro area is expected to see a high of 109 degrees, which would break the record for the date set in 1962.
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.
State guidelines drafted by Christ’s department say gyms can reopen at 25% capacity once a county hits moderate transmission rates but must commit to implementing strategies to prevent the spread of the virus. Gyms are also urged to use a reservation system. Bars and nightclubs also can open at 50% occupancy levels, but only if they convert to restaurant service and implement stringent health department guidelines. Bars with no food service must remain closed.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection authorities conducted immigration checks on a group of people waiting for an Amtrak train in downtown Yuma on August 19 at around 2 a.m., The Yuma Sun reported.
According to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office, about 142 power poles were knocked down on August 17 in Hyder, Arizona, causing a power outage in the area.
Trump is on a tour of battleground states during this week's Democratic National Convention. After visiting the border wall, Trump will deliver remarks on what the White House says is "Joe Biden's failures on immigration and border security."
Trump headed for Arizona, one of the top 2020 battleground states, to press his case against his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, painting him as radically left and out of the political mainstream.
The Yuma County Sheriff's Office said it asked the Arizona attorney general to help in an “election tampering” investigation stemming from August 4's primary election.
The tunnel intended for smuggling ran from San Luis, Arizona, to a Mexican neighborhood and had a ventilation system, water lines, electrical wiring, a rail system, and extensive reinforcement, federal officials said Thursday.
Agents from the Yuma Border Patrol Sector located him on July 26 in an open field. The man told them that he was injured after falling from the border wall.
Police in Yuma are investigating some counterfeit money that is being passed around the city.
The rising price of insulin is forcing more and more families across the border to Mexico or Canada to get the lifesaving drug. However, the Coronavirus pandemic has forced many to cancel their trips as hotel stays and air travel is riskier for those with health issues. FOX's Stephanie Bennett reports.
The agency says it’s now handing over 53 acres in Yuma County, Arizona, that is needed to install power and other utilities around the border wall there. Another 12.7 acres in Hidalgo County, New Mexico, were transferred so that the Army could install power and other utilities along with engineering or roads that provide access to the border wall project there.
Border Patrol found 13 kilograms worth of meth and heroin in a backpack near Tucson.
Yuma border patrol officers have found the remains of two migrants after reports that a smuggler had them them behind.
Yuma deputies say Steven Covington, 64, pointed a gun at a frozen yogurt shop employee after being told to wear a face mask.
A man and woman are accused of multiple offenses after they allegedly refused to wear masks and coughed on Walmart employees, according to police.