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In just the past week or two, the Valley has seen visits from Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio. All four are seen as likely Republican presidential candidates in the 2016 cycle.
May 20, 2015
According to the Federal Trade Commission, James T. Reynolds Sr. of Tennessee and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations.
May 20, 2015
Nearly three decades ago, Evan Mecham became Arizona’s governor and it didn’t take long for him to generate national controversy. Mecham rescinded the order of his predecessor, Bruce Babbitt, that declared a holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Arizona.
May 20, 2015
We talked to Paul Kinsinger, professor at the Thunderbird School at ASU and a former member of the U.S. Intelligence Community.
May 20, 2015
When the Federal Aviation Administration changed its departure and arrival procedures out of Sky Harbor Airport last September, noise became an issue for homeowners in several of Phoenix’s historic neighborhoods. Now some homeowners want to modify their historic properties to minimize the roar of jet engines. But for at least one, there’s a hitch.
May 20, 2015
Members of city staff said the proposed budget would keep the city operating in the black without required tax increases.
May 20, 2015
Men from Minnesota and Texas have been sentenced to federal prison terms in a mortgage fraud case in Arizona.
May 20, 2015
Town Manager Kevin Burke on Tuesday announced he has selected Peter Wingert to be Paradise Valley's police chief.
May 20, 2015
As police departments nationwide move forward with body camera programs, they may find a lack of peer-reviewed information on how to implement them. Researchers from Arizona State University are hoping to fill that void.
May 20, 2015
The four judges who are retiring include Presiding Judge Norman Davis. The others are Mark Aceto, Bethany Hicks and Gerald Porter.
May 20, 2015
A judge has refused to lower the bond for a Phoenix man accused of driving the wrong way on a freeway and killing a city fire department dispatcher.
May 20, 2015
Native Americans have some of the highest substance abuse rates compared to other racial or ethnic groups. Alcohol and meth are the drugs of choice. But many tribal police have been overwhelmed by a new crop of heroin.
May 20, 2015
A federal judge has agreed to let lawyers for Arizona and the American Civil Liberties Union continue trying to settle a legal dispute over a 2014 law targeting so-called "revenge porn."
May 20, 2015
A plan that lets Arizona families save for college tuition and earn money on the deposits tax-free has topped $1 billion in assets.
May 20, 2015
A new strain of rabies has been discovered in southern New Mexico. It’s the first new strain to be found in the United States in several years.
May 19, 2015
Recent rains and restoration efforts have reduced fire danger, but there may be other issues.
May 19, 2015
Downtown Phoenix will soon get a new health complex. The complex would be an expansion of the existing biomedical campus, which the city estimates is providing a $1.3 billion economic impact to the community.
May 19, 2015
A coalition of environmental and community organizations have filed a lawsuit to stop construction of the South Mountain freeway. The suit was filed against the Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration.
May 19, 2015
A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations, pay for college tuition and employ family members with six-figure salaries, federal officials alleged Tuesday in one of the largest charity fraud cases ever, involving all 50 states.
May 19, 2015
Thousands of visitors drive the scenic switchbacks through Oak Creek Canyon every day. Once travelers descend below the canyon’s rim, cellphones become useless. There’s no signal and no access to 911.
May 19, 2015

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