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monsoon chart
The National Weather Service has been tracking monsoon rainfall — the rainy season generally defined as between June 15 and September 15 — since before the turn of the 20th century.
Jun. 20, 2016
In its annual report on forced displacement, the UN says that at the end of 2015, more than 65 million people worldwide were refugees, asylum seekers or internally displaced. To honor these people, the United Nations has declared today— Monday, June 20— World Refugee Day.
Jun. 20, 2016
Overnight lows never reached below 90 degrees at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Monday
Jun. 20, 2016
Maricopa County seal
The plan includes $13 million to help the sheriff’s office comply with a court order stemming from a 2013 racial profiling case in which deputies were found to have targeted Latino drivers during routine traffic operations.
Jun. 20, 2016
Shifting wind patterns and record heat are partly to blame as the Cedar Fire burning near Show Low grew by 14,000 acres Sunday.
Jun. 20, 2016
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
Prosecutors said Merritt's property was part of an ongoing investigation, but Merritt's defense attorney Jason Lamm argued that nine months was more than enough time to test the materials.
Jun. 20, 2016
sky harbor airport sign
A Phoenix-bound flight was forced to return to Houston Sunday afternoon because of weather conditions in the Valley.
Jun. 20, 2016
Nine of Arizona's 58 delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland have stepped down
Jun. 20, 2016
Last January, Governor Doug Ducey announced in his State of the State address that he would hold deadbeat parents accountable on social media. Nearly six months later, the governor’s plan to call out and catch child support evaders seems to be working.
Jun. 20, 2016
The Valley hit record high temperatures of 118 degrees this weekend, and at least two people in the Phoenix area have already died from the heat.
Jun. 20, 2016
excessive heat warning
The mercury made a quick ascent Sunday for a high of 118, breaking a record of 115 set nearly 50 years ago, according to the National Weather Service. It tied for the fifth-hottest day ever in Phoenix.
Jun. 19, 2016
Trump rallied a crowd of about 4,500 supporters at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum with promises to reform health care, create more jobs and attack ISIS.
Jun. 18, 2016
Around 50 people came out to the anti-Trump protest held by Somos America in Encancto Park Saturday afternoon, before the Trump rally at the state fairgrounds.
Jun. 18, 2016
The Tenderfoot Fire is expected to be 100 percent contained within the next few days, after burning nearly 4,100 acres in and around Yarnell.
Jun. 17, 2016
space photo
Satellites made in Gilbert are going to be on their way to California to get ready for launch into space this fall.
Jun. 17, 2016
BORSTAR agent
The U.S. Border Patrol is preparing for record temperatures that will near 120 degrees Sunday in the southwest corner of the state. The Yuma Sector's rescue agents are working seven days a week now to prevent the deaths of people crossing the border illegally.
Jun. 17, 2016
Saturday Mexico will hit a self-imposed deadline for a complete overhaul of its judicial system.
Jun. 17, 2016
downtown phoenix
Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis analyzed how 50 U.S metro areas, including Phoenix, fared during recessions between the 90’s and the Great Recession.
Jun. 17, 2016
democrat donkey
The Democratic National Convention Committee is holding its Southwest Democratic Platform Forum in Phoenix. Some years, depending upon the party leaders and presidential nominees, it can get a little contentious.
Jun. 17, 2016
Uber app
Uber and Lyft drivers have been dropping off people without questions because the airport only regulates pick-ups. Now, drivers who follow the airport’s new policy can do both.
Jun. 17, 2016

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