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15 min ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Doctor points AR-15 rifle at woman and teen in airport

A top neuroscientist pointed an AR-15 assault rifle in the direction of a mother and her teenage daughter inside one of the busiest terminals at Sky Harbor International Airport on Friday, police said.

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Related Topix: Weird

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Arpaio's deputies urge migrant workers to report crimes

Sheriff Joe Arpaio's deputies visited the western fringes of Maricopa County on Tuesday morning to encourage migrant workers to report crimes.

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Related Topix: Aguila, AZ, Immigration Reform

KOLD-TV Tucson

Two-time jail escapee gets prison time for drug trafficking

A man who escaped from different jails twice in less than a year was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison on money laundering and drug charges.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs

KOLD-TV Tucson

Arizona AG wants TRO vs County Attorney's Office

Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is asking for a temporary restraining order to keep the Maricopa County Attorney's Office from investigating allegations of campaign mismanagement.

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The Arizona Republic

Asked: Does the bank send me my deed when I pay off my mortgage?

Asked: Does the bank send me my deed when I pay off my mortgage? What happens when the final mortgage payment is made Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mZ5WRV Question from Paul: I soon will be making the final mortgage payment on my home.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Scottsdale, AZ

Phoenix New Times

Joe Arpaio's Deputies to "Greet" Migrant Workers from Central America

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has announced plans to "greet" legal migrant workers from Central America who have gotten seasonal work in rural parts of the county.

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The Arizona Republic

Bryan Hulsey trial photos

Bryan Hulsey talks with his defense attorney, Patricia Hubbard before opening statements, June 9, 2014, in the Maricopa County Superior Courtroom of Judge Joseph Kreamer.

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Related Topix: Glendale, AZ

Nevada Business Journal

Goettl Air Conditioning Donates Evaporative Air Conditioner to Phoenix Animal Shelter

Arizona company installs evaporative air conditioner to provide safe play area for animals at Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Animal Safe Haven announced the company donated and installed a 10,000 cfm evaporative air conditioner on the rooftop of the animal play area at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Animal Safe Haven on July 21, 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Director at Barrow Neurological Institute arrested with rifle at Sky Harbor

Police arrested a 54-year-old man after witnesses said they saw him displaying an AR-15 at Sky Harbor.

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Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Trial begins in Scottsdale nightclub murder

Thompson, 27, was working as a bouncer at the Martini Ranch night club in Scottsdale the night Macdonald and his girlfriend visited.

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ

Phoenix New Times

Peter Nathan Steinmetz, Barrow Brain Scientist, Arrested at Airport With AR15

Dr. Peter Nathan Steinmetz, a brain scientist with Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, was arrested on Friday for mishandling his AR15 in Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Tempe, AZ

Phoenix New Times

Russell Pearce Pads His Application to Charles Hoskins for that $85K Job

Not really. But despite being rejected twice in his own district by a margin of 12 points, first in a historic 2011 recall election and then in the Republican primary for state Senate in 2012, he continues to resurface, like a nasty case of political herpes.

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KTVK Phoenix

MCSO: Motorcyclist, driver ran stop signs prior to collision in N. Phoenix

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision in which he and another driver reportedly ran the stop sign at 16th Street and Cloud Road in north Phoenix on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix New Times

Poll: Congressional Candidate Ruben Gallego Has 8-Point Lead Over Mary Rose Wilcox

A recent poll solicited by Congressional Candidate Ruben Gallego reveals that he's eight points ahead of his primary challenger Mary Rose Wilcox.

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Business Journal

Lawsuit challenging Arizona veterinary board moves forward

A Maricopa County judge has denied the state's bid to derail a lawsuit brought by animal massage therapists.

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The Arizona Republic

Owners of Green Acre dogs still seek truth

Many owners have started to take apart the stories they say Hughes told them in the days after the dogs were discovered.

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Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Election officials seek to avoid 2012 delay

Election officials in Arizona's most populous county are trying to cut down on provisional ballots and speed up results in this year's races.

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The Bugle

State to stop enforcing unconstitutional petition requirement

Admitting the law is unconstitutional, state election officials agreed Thursday to stop enforcing a requirement for statewide candidates to get signatures on nominating petitions from voters in three counties.

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Related Topix: Greenlee County, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Breakthrough in cold case after note comparison

Breakthrough in cold case after note comparison A detective and a county death investigator solve a more than 25-year-old case Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mRkT8o Priciliano Ontiveros left a relative's home in south Phoenix the morning of Oct. 29, 1987, and his family has not heard from him since.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Robbins Butte fire burns in Buckeye

A brush fire is burning south of Buckeye and west of State Route 85 on federal land, according to officials The fire, named the Robbins Butte fire, Robbins Butte fire burns in Buckeye A brush fire is burning south of Buckeye and west of State Route 85 on federal land, according to officials The fire, named the Robbins Butte fire, Check out this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Buckeye, AZ, Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire

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