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Man Accused Of Raping Migrant Girl Pleads Guilty
A man accused of raping a 14-year-old migrant girl who he was guiding across the border has pleaded guilty. It is one of the rare instances where a border rape case is able to be prosecuted.
Sep. 17, 2014
Cardinals Player Jonathan Dwyer Arrested For Assault
Another NFL player has been arrested and charged with assault. This time the player is a member of the Arizona Cardinals.
Sep. 17, 2014
Fewer Arizonans Applying For Food Stamps Since End Of Recession
Requests for food stamp assistance in Arizona have fallen slightly since fall of 2012. But, it’s too early to say if that indicates the state’s economy is making a strong recovery from the recession.
Sep. 17, 2014
New Mexico City Planners Look To Valley For Inspiration
A city in New Mexico is looking to the Valley for inspiration on long-term development planning.
Sep. 17, 2014
Tempe Splash And Dash Race Cancelled
Thursday’s Ironcare sponsored Splash and Dash race in Tempe was cancelled due to Wednesday’s rain.
Sep. 17, 2014
VA Assistant Inspector General: Delays Contributed To Patient Deaths In Phoenix
The house committee on veterans affairs held a hearing on Wednesday to examine the relationship of wait-time manipulation and patient deaths at the Phoenix VA medical center.
Sep. 17, 2014
Chandler To Hold Trashion Fashion Show
If you’re into fashion or new styles, then you may need to think twice about what you’re throwing away.
Sep. 17, 2014
Grand Canyon University President On For-Profit Schools, NCAA
The NCAA is still trying to figure out how to deal with for-profit schools. The NCAA has given for-profit schools a seat at the table and the chance to compete for championships with non-profit institutions of higher learning.
Sep. 17, 2014
National Weather Service On How Much Rain To Expect In The Valley
Last Monday, Phoenix was hit with record rainfall from the remnants of hurricane Norbert. This time, it's from what's left of hurricane Odile.
Sep. 17, 2014
Jim Small On Arizona Politics Leading Up To General Election
To find out what is going on in Arizona politics, we spoke with Jim Small of the Arizona Capitol Times.
Sep. 17, 2014
Pension Reform Proposition To Be Considered By First Citizens
Proposition 487 will ask Phoenix voters to decide on a pension reform plan. The measure will be considered by Arizona's first Citizens' Initiative Review this week at ASU's Morrison Institute for Public Policy.
Sep. 17, 2014
New Leadership Comes To Arizona Theatre Company
The Arizona Theatre Company says it's on more solid ground with good fundraising and new interim managing director Matt Lehrman.
Sep. 17, 2014
Tucson Mail Processing Center To Close In April
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild isn’t thrilled about the closure, particularly from a jobs perspective. There are 259 employees at the center. Once closed, all mail will be processed in Phoenix.
Sep. 17, 2014
Retired Federal Agent Awarded $173,000 In Lawsuit
A retired federal agent from Tucson has been awarded 173,000 dollars from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Sep. 17, 2014
Southwest Arizona Already Seeing Rain
Though the rainfall at Tucson airport itself has been light, various part of the region have seen between half-an-inch and two-and-a-half inches of rain since last night.
Sep. 17, 2014
Tucson Fights Release Of Cellphone Tracking Details
The city of Tucson is citing national security as the reason it doesn’t want to provide details of how it tracks cellphone users.
Sep. 17, 2014
State Health Officials Believe Respiratory Virus Present In Arizona
State health officials are waiting for test results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to positively determine whether enterovirus has arrived in Arizona.
Sep. 17, 2014
Arizona Bracing For More Rain
The National Weather Service says while the metro-Phoenix area is likely to get some rain, southeastern Arizona will likely be hardest hit.
Sep. 17, 2014
Hearing Scheduled For Phoenix VA
The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold a hearing Wednesday to examine appointment wait times and patient deaths at the Phoenix VA Health Care System.
Sep. 17, 2014
Vets Using Medical Marijuana Could Lose VA Prescriptions
Medical marijuana has been legal in Arizona since 2010. But Arizona veterans who get opiate medicine for pain relief can’t use medical marijuana along with their other medications if they're being treated at the VA.
Sep. 17, 2014

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