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An ex-convict accused of killing one person and wounding five others in a series of shootings in a Phoenix suburb has a history of substance abuse and criminal convictions dating back more than 20 years.
March 19, 2015
The plaintiffs who successfully sued Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in a racial profiling lawsuit are asking a federal judge to continue with an April contempt of court evidentiary hearing despite the sheriff’s request to cancel it.
March 19, 2015
A total solar eclipse will occur Friday when the moon moves between the sun and the Earth.
March 19, 2015
Peoria will take part in a mid-decade census this year. Five other municipalities in the Valley are also participating in the special count.
March 19, 2015
Among the hundreds of artists who will be performing is Sihasin, which is made up of Clayson Benally and his sister, Janeda.
March 19, 2015
What if survival of the fittest really was survival of the rich and powerful?
March 19, 2015
In his State of the State address, Gov. Doug Ducey called on lawmakers to make empty desks available to public and charter schools that don’t have enough.
March 19, 2015
An article this week in Forbes Magazine looked at why business leaders in Phoenix and the state are excited about this year, and quotes several of them about why Phoenix and Arizona are good for business.
March 19, 2015
There’s been a long-running debate about the Phoenix arts scene.
March 19, 2015
Leonard Wood and Tommy Lepke of the Phoenix Pipe Band practicing for the Highland games this weekend and Phoenix resident Miriam Chesire.
March 19, 2015
Families of the 43 Mexican students who went missing last September are touring the United States and sharing their stories. Their goal is to take their case before the United Nations and Amnesty International.
March 19, 2015
Advocates say staging mock car crashes at high schools is an effective way to show the realities of drunk driving.
March 19, 2015
The phrase "freedom of the press" in Mexico is seen as a misnomer by many observers. And events over the past few days have made that seem even more dramatic.
March 19, 2015
A new NASA app wants to give you the chance to help search for and track Near Earth Objects, like asteroids.
March 19, 2015
Luka, the Andean bear at the Phoenix Zoo, had a little surprise for zookeepers this past week.
March 19, 2015
Mosquito Adulticide, or mosquito fogging, usually takes place in mid-April or May. However, winter rain storms have created a need for the fogging earlier than normal.
March 19, 2015
The Maricopa County Attorney says he is saddened and frustrated by a ruling from the state Supreme Court in the Debra Milke case.
March 19, 2015
Rattlesnakes make themselves a more visible part of the Arizona landscape when spring arrives.
March 19, 2015
The Federal Reserve signaled it may begin raising interest rates this year for the first time since 2006, which would have a ripple effect on the economy, especially housing.
March 18, 2015
It came as a surprise to many this week when Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio acknowledged he violated a federal judge’s orders in a racial profiling lawsuit and agreed to civil contempt of court charges. But some of the sheriff’s critics worry he is just trying to prevent the full story from coming out in court testimony.
March 18, 2015

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