Page, Arizona - California condors will be released to the wild in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in northern Arizona at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 27. The public is invited to observe the release from a viewing area where spotting scopes will be set up and project personnel will be available to answer questions.
Pinetop, Arizona - The Arizona Game and Fish Department is asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible for the illegal killing of a bull elk over Labor Day weekend. The bull elk was located about a mile southeast of the Sky Hi Retreat subdivision near Pinetop, AZ. The elk was found with the antlers removed and the meat left to waste.
Tucson, Arizona - A systematic, multilevel approach to suicide prevention is used by the University of Arizona to address one of the most important health concerns on college campuses.
Tucson, Arizona - The University of Arizona is helping to enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, as one of just eight sites in the United States chosen to participate in a major national STEM education initiative.
Phoenix, Arizona - Wednesday, Joel Leon Thomas, Jr., 24, of El Mirage, Ariz., was sentenced by Judge David G. Campbell to 49.5 years in federal prison for masterminding three bank robberies in Peoria, Surprise, and Sun City from January - February 2012. In March 2014, a federal jury found Thomas guilty of three counts of conspiracy to commit bank robbery, two counts of aid and abet armed bank robbery, one count of aid and abet bank robbery, and two counts of using a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.
Scottsdale, Arizona - An East Side Bloods (ESB) gang member from Scottsdale, Arizona, was sentenced late yesterday to serve 30 years in prison for his role in the violent street gang, which operated on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community reservation.