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3 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Homeless Mother Arrested For Leaving Kids In Car During Job Interview Won't Go To Prison

Shanesha Taylor, a mother living in Scottsdale, Arizona, was arrested in March after leaving her children, ages six months and two years old, in the car while she went to a job interview.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Scottsdale, AZ, Parenting, US News, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Ariz. Katz's main home: papers

Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz during the EPC meeting at City Hall. 140702 - Wednesday, July 02, 2014 - HIS job is mayor of Winnipeg, but property-tax records describe Sam Katz's Arizona home as a primary residence.

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC15.com

PD: Possible cat hoarding house in Gilbert

The Gilbert Police Department said officers have responded to a home near Ray Road and Val Vista Drive around 4 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ

Business Journal

College of St. Scholastica partners with Maricopa County Community Colleges to accept more credits

The College of St. Scholastica has partnered with the Maricopa County Community College District to allow students to transfer 100 percent of their credits from MCCCD to St. Scholastica's bachelor's programs.

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The Arizona Republic

Not-guilty plea in Savannah Cross murder

The woman accused of causing the death of 2-year-old Savannah Cross pleaded not guilty to the allegations in Maricopa County Superior Court on Monday Suspect pleads not guilty in Savannah Cross murder The woman accused of causing the death of 2-year-old Savannah Cross pleaded not guilty to the allegations in Maricopa County Superior Court on Monday ... (more)

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Daily Kos

Discrimination against Latinos, Civil Rights Trashed. Funded with your tax dollars. Welcome to AZ

In fact, Arizona may be more dangerous than you've heard and it's not safe for Latinos or anyone else.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Charges to be dropped against AZ mom who left kids in car

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says he'll dismiss child abuse charges against an Arizona mother accused of leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Parenting

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Add a furry friend to your family this summer

In most marriages, both people work and Craigslist is filled with many ads from people that want to re-home their pets because they don't have time for them.

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KTAR

Man arrested in fatal Phoenix hit-and-run

Police spokesman Steve Martos said 66-year-old Vernon Traylor has been booked into a Maricopa County jail on charges of DUI and leaving the scene of a fatal traffic collision.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Chi Town offers home for needy Chihuahuas

There is a rhythm to the day in Chi Town. The lights come on at 8:30 each morning.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Deal reached in Shanesha Taylor case

Shanesha Taylor addresses the media following her settlement with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office on Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Scottsdale, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

The Arizona Republic

History: What was Surprise's 1st library?

The Hollyhock Branch Library is Surprise's oldest remaining library. It was established by Maricopa County in the late 1980s.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Surprise, AZ, El Mirage, AZ

Washington Times

AZ--Arizona News Digest, AZ

Good morning. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Arizona.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Phoenix, AZ

KRNV-TV Reno

Mom who left kids in hot car may avoid prosecution

A deal with prosecutors would allow a Phoenix woman to avoid prosecution for leaving her two young sons alone in a hot car while she was at a job interview.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

KTAR

Maricopa County to suspend prosecution of Shanesha Taylor

Prosecution may be suspended for a Phoenix-area woman accused of leaving a child in a hot car, provided she attends parenting and substance abuse programs, the Maricopa County Attorney's Office said Friday.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Family, Parenting, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Phoenix New Times

Maricopa County Mugshots of the Week: Cast of Characters

At the end of the week , we bring you a roundup of visitors to the desert's own Fourth Avenue Jail.

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The Arizona Republic

MCSO: 3 flee after tossing bail of marijuana

MCSO officials were searching for three people who abandoned their car after throwing a ball of marijuana out the window.

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The Arizona Republic

West Valley residents plan to protest water-rate hikes

West Valley residents plan to protest water-rate hikes SURPRISE -- Residents in West Valley are fed up with what they consider outrageous water rates... Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mlNGlv West Valley residents fed up with what they consider outrageous water rates plan to protest the rate hikes at Arizona Corporation ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sun City, AZ

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Congressman Gutierrez's Staff Take Precaution Following Arpaio's Intimidation Tactics

On Friday, Congressman Luis Gutierrez is expected to attend an immigration rally in support of Mary Rose Wilcox's campaign for a seat in Arizona's Seventh Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Phoenix, AZ

Tucson Weekly

Andrew Thomas Will Fight the Mexicans, Gays and Liberals, According to His Terrible New Ad

Thanks to the fine people at the Arizona Capitol Times for bringing disgraced former Maricopa County Attorney/buddy of Joe Arpaio Andrew Thomas' first campaign ad in his ill-advised run for governor to light.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

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