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Escaped Inmate Who Murdered Couple Sentenced
An inmate who escaped an Arizona prison and murdered a couple from Oklahoma was sentenced to prison Tuesday. Two of his accomplices were also sentenced this week.
Jun. 3, 2014
Tucson Streetcar Line To Be Launched July 25
Passenger service is scheduled to begin July 25 for the new streetcar line in Tucson.
Jun. 3, 2014
Dog Dies After Being Left In Hot Car In Phoenix
Police in Phoenix say they're investigating a case of animal cruelty involving the death of a dog.
Jun. 3, 2014
Horne Denies Allegations Of Campaign Violations
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has fired back at a former employee who’s claimed Horne has staffers working for his reelection campaign on state time.
Jun. 3, 2014
Court Of Appeals Approves County
Former Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox has won an appeal over a nearly $1 million settlement in her lawsuit against the county.
Jun. 3, 2014
Arizona Schools Going Solar To Generate Energy, Revenue
The Tucson Unified School District is installing solar panels at more than 40 of its campuses. That’s the biggest solar project for any school district in the country.
Jun. 3, 2014
After 40 Years, Maricopa County In Compliance With Clean Air Act
The Valley’s air quality has improved over the last several years. On Friday the EPA approved a long-awaited clean air plan for Maricopa County.
Jun. 2, 2014
Brewer Questions Obama Over Migrants Released In Arizona
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is questioning the federal government for dropping off migrants at Arizona Greyhound bus stations after they were caught in Texas. Brewer has written to President Barack Obama asking for answers.
Jun. 2, 2014
Excessive Heat Harms Some, Helps Others
An excessive heat warning is in effect for Phoenix through Thursday. Temperatures could get as high as 111 degrees. Increased temperatures can be especially harmful for pets, children and the elderly. These temperatures can also wreak havoc on home and car air conditioners, which means big business for repair technicians.
Jun. 2, 2014
Obama Administration Addresses Influx Of Child Migrants
The Obama administration announced a plan Monday to address the growing number of Central American children and teenagers crossing the U.S. border alone.
Jun. 2, 2014
Impacts Of New EPA Carbon Regulations Still Uncertain In Arizona
Arizona’s coal fired power plants could be required to significantly cut their carbon emissions. The reductions are part of a nationwide initiative to curb carbon pollution.
Jun. 2, 2014
ASU Receives Six Rare Andy Warhol Prints
A collection of rare art works by Andy Warhol has been donated to ASU. The pop superstar never intended for the prints to be shared with the public.
Jun. 2, 2014
Barber: Mental Health Care Funding Needed In Wake Of Mass Shootings
Arizona Rep. Ron Barber said more funding is needed for mental health care in the wake of a recent mass shooting in Santa Barbara, Calif. But getting congressional support won’t be easy.
Jun. 2, 2014
Immigration Rumors May Be Driving More Women, Children To Cross Border
Smugglers are spreading the word in Central America that women with children can get into the United States. And in a way, that is what's happening.
Jun. 2, 2014
Arizona Scholarship Program Needs New Equipment
An Arizona scholarship program is in dire need of updated equipment to keep up with growing demand, according to the employees who run it.
Jun. 2, 2014
Crews Working To Contain Grand Canyon Wildfire
Grand Canyon National Park officials say weather conditions are challenging firefighters working to contain a lightning-caused wildfire that's been burning on the north rim.
Jun. 2, 2014
Chandler Man Accused Of Shooting Son During Argument
A Chandler man has been arrested after shooting his son during an argument at their home.
Jun. 2, 2014
ASU Student Dies In Missouri Lake
An Arizona State University student is dead after either falling or jumping overboard from a Missouri State Highway Patrol boat.
Jun. 2, 2014
Firefighters At Oak Creek Canyon Donate Supplies
Firefighters who have been fighting a wildfire burning in northern Arizona for nearly two weeks are giving unused supplies of food and water to the surrounding communities.
Jun. 2, 2014
Trout Season Should Be Unaffected By Slide Fire
State Game and Fish officials say they’ve managed to save trout season by protecting more than 600,000 young fish at a hatchery threatened by the Slide Fire.
Jun. 2, 2014

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