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11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Dog trapped under light rail goes to H.O.M.E. Animal Rescue

Sparkle, the beautiful stray dog who was rescued by Tempe police on July 4, 2014 , has been given a new leash on life.

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22 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Gilbert dog-kennel deaths prompt push for regulation

Gilbert dog-kennel deaths prompt push for regulation Other states, including Colorado, have regulated pet kennels for years.

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Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 12, 2014

ABC15.com

Dog drowns in car that rolled into Lake Pleasant

Crews pulled a vehicle from Lake Pleasant Saturday afternoon after it rolled into the water Friday night with a dog trapped inside.

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Examiner.com

Chained dog dies after being left in hot Arizona yard

A chained dog who was allegedly left outside, unprotected from the elements as the temperature soared above the century mark, died from apparent heat exhaustion in Mesa, Ariz., reported AZ Family News .

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Related Topix: Mesa, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Fatal hit-and-run in far East Valley investigated

A fatal hit-and-run occurred near 82nd Street and Apache Trail late Friday afternoon, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office officials confirmed.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Zanjero Falls sold for $9.1M to healthcare company

Long-vacant office complex sold for medical uses Zanjero Falls, a vacant Westgate office complex, has new owner with plans for medical use.

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Related Topix: Glendale, AZ

ABC15.com

2 get prison terms in botched AZ drug robbery

Two people who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a botched marijuana robbery at a Surprise home have been sentenced to prison.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Surprise, AZ

The Arizona Republic

MCSO: Man's body recovered from Salt River

A 43-year-old Glendale man was missing after tubing the Salt River on Thursday, prompting a search from the Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Glendale, AZ

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Arizona mom of missing baby released from prison

An Arizona woman convicted in the disappearance of her young son was released from prison Friday without ever providing authorities with details on the whereabouts of the missing boy.

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KTVK Phoenix

Phoenix man pleads guilty in nephew's 2012 death

A Phoenix man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his infant nephew in 2012.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

ABC15.com

Mesa man gets 22-year term in hammer death

A Mesa resident convicted of killing a man with a hammer and dumping the victim's body in the desert has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.

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Related Topix: Mesa, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Ahwatukee teacher accused of sexual harassment resigns

Ahwatukee teacher accused of sexual harassment resigns A Kyrene teacher who was accused of sexual harassment has resigned.

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Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Agua Fria mining dispute settled - for now

Agua Fria mining dispute settled - for now Youngtown wins concessions from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa sand-and-gravel mining company.

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Related Topix: Youngtown, AZ, El Mirage, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Police: 54 pounds of cocaine buried in Glendale backyard

Glendale police confiscated more than 50 pounds of cocaine Wednesday and arrested three individuals who were allegedly involved with drug trafficking.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Glendale, AZ, Home Listing, Home

The Arizona Republic

Suspicious package prompts closures at court

Suspicious package prompts closures at Phoenix court Suspicious package prompts closures around downtown Phoenix court building.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Cave Creek buffalo death prompts investigation

Cave Creek buffalo death prompts investigation Cave Creek buffalo death outside rodeo-themed restaurant launches PETA and MCSO inquiry Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1lYXMID Harvey Wallbanger Jr. , seen pictured with owner Collin "T.C." Thorstenson, was a publicity draw at the Hogs N' Horses restaurant in Cave Creek.

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Related Topix: Cave Creek, AZ, Activism

KTVK Phoenix

Man arrested after SWAT standoff at Prescott home

A man wanted on a probation violation and felony warrants was arrested after a SWAT standoff at a Prescott home Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Yavapai County, AZ

KTVK Phoenix

Mesa man accused of animal cruelty after dog found dead in yard

Maricopa County sheriff's deputies arrested a Mesa man on animal cruelty charges in the death of his dog.

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Related Topix: Mesa, AZ

KFYI-AM Phoenix

Mesa Man Arrested in Death of His Dog

A Mesa man has been arrested by Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies for alleged animal cruelty in the death of his dog.

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Related Topix: Mesa, AZ

The Arizona Republic

History: Goodyear, Avondale considered merging

Southwest Valley history spotlight: Goodyear, Avondale considered merging Want a quick history lesson on the Southwest Valley? Each week The Republic will feature a new history column.

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Related Topix: Goodyear, AZ, Avondale, AZ, Agriculture, Science

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