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1 hr ago | GPB.org
A dust storm reported to be more than 3,000 feet high hit Phoenix Friday, limiting visibility and threatening to reshape landscapes and leave a coating of grit in its wake.
5 hrs ago | KTAR
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of two rabbits at a Gilbert pet boarding facility where more than 20 dogs died recently.
5 hrs ago | Verde Independent
A new statewide poll by the Behavior Research Center shows that a third of all independents questioned say they intend to participate in the upcoming primary, whether through early ballots or simply showing up at the polls on Aug. 26. And another quarter said they're not sure yet.
7 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic
Candidate Fonseca wants Tempe residents to have greater say Tempe City Council candidate Ernesto Fonseca is focused on empowering voters.
12 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington
The Arizona mom arrested after leaving her kids in a hot car while she went on a job interview said she's "extremely grateful" for a second chance, a week after reaching a deal with prosecutors that would drop criminal charges against her.
15 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic
Trial to start Monday for man accused of killing a former Arizona State University football player who was stabbed at Martini Ranch.
17 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times
At the end of the week , we bring you a roundup of visitors to the desert's own Fourth Avenue Jail.
PHOENIX - A mother, who gained national attention for leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job, said her decision was made in a true moment of desperation.
Michael Lee Hansen, the Phoenix man who admitted to trying to behead his mother, was sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison on Thursday for attempted second-degree murder.
The ACLU claims that the The Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011 "relies on harmful racial stereotypes to stigmatize, shame, and discriminate against Black women and Asian American and Pacific Islander women who seek abortions."
Ruling may scrap MCCCD at-large election Court rules that law expanding Maricopa community-college board is unconstitutional Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1rEms1t The election for two new at-large seats on the Maricopa County Community College District board is likely off after the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that the law ... (more)
Danny Hendon, owner of the embattled Danny's Family Car Wash chain and a longtime supporter of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, pleaded guilty today in federal court to identity fraud, the Associated Press is reporting .
The Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed an East Valley man in his early 60s has died from West Nile virus, the first death First West Nile Virus death confirmed in Maricopa County The Maricopa County Department of Public Health has confirmed an East Valley man in his early 60s has died from West Nile virus, the first death ... (more)
Excessive Heat Warning issued July 24 at 2:29AM MST expiring July 24 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: La Paz, Maricopa, Pinal, Yuma Excessive Heat Warning issued July 23 at 7:52PM MST expiring July 24 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Excessive Heat Warning issued July 23 at 5:52PM MST expiring July 24 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Pinal Excessive ... (more)
Katz has been raked by Canadian media in the past couple of days over reports that he collected two $600 tax credits for the home because it was listed incorrectly in Arizona as his primary residence.
Dogs housed in the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shelter will now be able to play outside thanks to a donated cooling system.
The Arizona Legislature passed and Gov. Jan Brewer signed 278 new laws this year.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 11:00 pm
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