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Perched on the south side of Camelback Mountain is a home known as Camelback Castle. It’s like no other in the area. For nearly 40 years, this place has sat on a mountain overlooking the Valley.
August 15, 2014
A Phoenix police officer is on administrative leave after fatally shooting a woman in the West Valley on Thursday. The incident occurred as officers were trying to serve an emergency mental health pickup order.
August 15, 2014
A University of Arizona student who said she suffered an injured arm and back after being knocked over a bench by a Tucson police officer has filed a $375,000 claim against the city.
August 15, 2014
A publicist for Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Ducey is questioning whether Gov. Jan Brewer will be able to spend money from her Political Action Committee in support of candidate Steve Smith.
August 15, 2014
The Arizona Humane Society is back in business after nearly being washed away in Tuesday’s storm.
August 15, 2014
An Arizona man has become the final person sentenced after the murder of a police informant in connection with a 2001 steroid heist.
August 15, 2014
A U.S. Forest Service rehabilitation team has nearly completed its work on a section of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, after a wildfire earlier this summer.
August 15, 2014
Dozens of vigils across the country took place Thursday evening in a National Moment of Silence, including one in Phoenix at Eastlake Park.
August 15, 2014
The Loop 303/I-10 traffic interchange in Goodyear will soon open. Before its grand opening, the public is invited to attend a dedication. On Saturday, visitors will be able to walk, jog or bike around the Cotton Lane underpass beneath I-10.
August 15, 2014
The FAA wants to drop the maximum height allowed for buildings near U.S. airports, a move that Arizona business and political leaders say would hamper economic development.
August 15, 2014
This year, dozens of communities on the Navajo Nation passed local clean air resolutions. They ban tobacco use in both government buildings and work places. But there’s concern about how these policies could affect tribal businesses like casinos where smoking is legal and popular.
August 15, 2014
If you want an early ballot and haven’t requested one, you have until 5 p.m. Friday to contact your county recorder’s office.
August 14, 2014
Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has been released from a Colorado hospital.
August 14, 2014
A former Arizona legislator who is now a Navajo County supervisor wants to run for a state Senate seat vacated by a lawmaker's death.
August 14, 2014
Officials are moving forward with plans to evict families in 14 homes in Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border as authorities attempt to crack down on families who have failed to pay occupancy fees for years.
August 14, 2014
Students will start moving into college dormitories in the next several days. Arizona universities are reporting their student residence population is increasing.
August 14, 2014
One of the main reservoirs in the vast Colorado River water system that is struggling to serve the booming Southwest will get more water this year, but that won't be enough to pull Lake Mead back from near-record lows.
August 14, 2014
"Guns Save Lives" advertisements are back up on bus stations in Phoenix after a four-year legal battle.
August 14, 2014
Phoenix firefighter Gary Johnstone was remembered Thursday at a memorial service. Johnstone died during a climbing accident last week at Camelback Mountain.
August 14, 2014
Crews and staff at South Mountain Park continue to clean up after a rockslide careened through the area following Tuesday’s massive monsoon storm.
August 14, 2014

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