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Five people were part of a scheme that involved trucking more than 200 million cans and bottles from Arizona and illegally redeeming them at recycling centers in California for about $14 million in refunds, authorities said Thursday.
May. 8, 2015
Residents in some parts of the Phoenix area can expect to see and hear more-than-usual military flight activity through May.
May. 8, 2015
He’s been depicted in Hollywood films by well-known actors and has been part of Arizona folklore. Despite his famous past, we have for decades misidentified him.
May. 8, 2015
Under questioning by the judge during contempt of court proceedings, Sheriff Joe Arpaio admitted his office had hired Dennis Montgomery to do an unorthodox investigation into surveillance by the DOJ and the CIA. Now Montgomery is trying to intervene in the contempt proceedings against the sheriff.
May. 8, 2015
According to preliminary data from the Arizona Department of Health Services, about 86 people died from exposure to excessive heat last year.
May. 8, 2015
The judge overseeing the contempt of court case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio is asking all the attorneys involved whether they need to fulfill their ethical obligations to address any false evidence submitted in the case so far.
May. 8, 2015
New Mexico's two senators want to designate wilderness areas within one of the state's newest national monuments.
May. 7, 2015
Brooks County, Texas, has seen at least 365 migrant deaths since 2011. Forensic investigators in Texas and Arizona are working to identify the deceased. But legal and logistical obstacles are a severe challenge.
May. 7, 2015
Report cards for students will be coming out later this month, but the Sierra Club has already issued its grades for the 2015 legislative session — and a lot of lawmakers received Fs.
May. 7, 2015
Experts say Arizona needs more emergency rooms. So Dignity Health is opening the first freestanding ER in Chandler.
May. 7, 2015
The United States has recovered all of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession, but that’s not the case in Arizona.
May. 7, 2015
ASU plans to start offering credit for students taking Massive Open Online Courses.
May. 7, 2015
This week, ASU announced it’ll be opening a clinic in the Westward Ho hotel.
May. 7, 2015
A Maricopa county Superior Court judge will hear arguments Friday challenging Arizona’s death penalty. Attorneys argue the law is unconstitutionally arbitrary.
May. 7, 2015
At least 90,000 planes take off every day around the globe and about 100 of them make a call to a Phoenix call center to talk with one of five communication specialists.
May. 7, 2015
Listen to the students and instructors at Hubbard Family Swim School.
May. 7, 2015
Recent cuts to all three state university budgets have meant schools like Northern Arizona University are not just increasing tuition. Now, NAU is considering less conventional streams of revenue.
May. 7, 2015
The board overseeing Arizona's three public universities has voted to grant in-state tuition to young immigrants who were granted deferred deportation status by the Obama administration.
May. 7, 2015
Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past. Even a majority of Republicans in the country can see themselves voting for someone who would protect millions of immigrants from deportation, according to a new poll.
May. 7, 2015
The Arizona Department of Transportation said State Route 67 will reopen Wednesday. It's closed regularly over the winter season due to heavy snowfall.
May. 7, 2015

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