Family sorry for child who accidentally killed gun instructor

The grieving family of the Arizona gun instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi submachine gun has expressed sympathy for the 9-year-old.

Girl, 9, kills Arizona shooting instructor with Uzi in accident

A 9-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her shooting instructor at an Arizona range with an Israeli-made Uzi submachine gun when the weapon's strong recoil caused her to lose control of her aim, police said on Tuesday.

15 doses of drugs used in `botched` US execution: Documents

The two-hour-long execution of a US inmate last month required 15 doses of a relatively untested drug cocktail, according to documents, prompting renewed calls for an independent investigation.

Guitarist Dick Wagner, who played for Alice Cooper, dead at 71

Rock guitarist Dick Wagner, whose prolific session work graced the albums of such acts as Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Kiss and Aerosmith during the 1970s, has died at age 71 in Arizona, his manager said.

Arizona hits back at `botched` execution claims

Arizona authorities have hit back at criticism of the execution of a double murderer who took two hours to die by lethal injection, denying the procedure was botched.

Condemned man`s US execution takes nearly two hours

America`s death penalty debate raged Thursday after it took nearly two hours for Arizona to execute a prisoner who lost a Supreme Court battle challenging the experimental lethal drug cocktail.

US Supreme Court greenlights Arizona execution

The US Supreme Court gave the greenlight to Arizona to execute a murderer on Wednesday after he voiced concerns about secrecy surrounding the lethal injection process.

Six die in two small plane crashes in Arizona

Two small planes went down in separate crashes in Arizona, leaving six people dead, authorities said.

Mexican law enforcement chopper fires in Arizona

Mexican law enforcement has crossed into Arizona by helicopter and fired two shots at US border agents.

Priest killed, another injured in US shooting

Police were hunting on Thursday a gunman or gunmen who killed one priest and injured another at a Catholic church in Arizona.

Woman charged with trying to kill her husband with poop in US

A 65-year-old woman in Arizona has been arrested on attempted murder charges after she put feces in her husband`s IV line and tried to kill him.

Grand Canyon took its present form around 6 mn years ago

A new research has suggested that the world famous Grand Canyon took its present form relatively recently, and most of it was put in place just five to six million years ago.

Man convicted in Arizona Buddhist temple slayings

A jury on Thursday returned guilty verdicts against a man charged in the 1991 killings of nine people, including six monks, at a suburban Phoenix Buddhist temple.

Climate change no threat for desert plants

For plants thriving in a desert environment, climate change poses no potential threat.

How climate change could sound death knell for plants on earth

As dry lands of the world become drier, levels of nutrients in the soil are likely to be affected, a new research has revealed.

5 people, 2 dogs shot dead in US city

Five people and two dogs have been shot dead at a condominium complex in Phoenix, Arizona, a media report said on Sunday.

US state executes inmate for 1978 killing

At about 10 am, the warden read Schad`s execution warrant and asked him if he had anything to say.

Barack Obama racially attacked in US

US President Barack Obama has been racially attacked by the protestors singing "Bye-Bye Black Sheep", derogatorily referring to his skin colour.

Arizona bomb suspect faces attempted murder counts

An Iraqi man charged with detonating a homemade explosive device outside a federal office building in Arizona has been indicted on 14 counts of attempted murder.

US fire that kills 19 firefighters spread to 8,400 acres

The fast-moving wildfire that killed 19 firefighters is now more than quadruple in size, as crews battle triple-digit heat and erratic winds in an effort to contain the blaze.