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Rifle Used In Shootout Was Stolen From Sheriff
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said a high-powered rifle used to fire at officers during a shootout on Interstate 17 was stolen from the sheriff’s office.
Nov. 1, 2018
Water Managers Along Colo. River Figuring Out How To Live With Less
There is just not enough water in the Colorado River to go around. Here are the top three things to keep an eye on as water managers attempt to get the plans finished.
More Sustainability Coverage
Nov. 1, 2018
Ferrara, Stanton Square Off In 9th Congressional District
Kyrsten Sinema won the seat in 2016 by more than 20 points. Democratic candidate and former Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is looking to capitalize on that historic advantage.
Oct. 31, 2018
Electrical Spinal Cord Stimulation Lets 3 Men With Paralysis Walk Again
For centuries, experts thought recovery from spinal injury paralysis could never surpass progress made during the first six months following injury. Now, the latest of three recent studies might prove them wrong.
Oct. 31, 2018
Number Of Troops On The Border Keeps Rising
The number of active-duty troops headed to the Southwest border keeps getting higher as U.S. Northern Command estimates there will be more than 7,000 in Texas, California and Arizona.
Oct. 31, 2018
Mexico Dedicates Day Of The Dead To Migrants, But Caravan Rejects Help
Mexico’s capitol is dedicating its main celebrations for Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, to fallen migrants. Meanwhile, the Mexican government is struggling to help and regulate other migrants, including those from a Central American caravan.
Oct. 31, 2018
Early Voter Trends Show Republican, Democrat Turnout Narrowing
Wednesday was the recommended deadline for voters to mail in early ballots for the 2018 general election. And that means new numbers are coming in for early-voting trends
Oct. 31, 2018
Native Americans Ask Store To Remove Costumes
A group of Native Americans recently protested a Phoenix-based lingerie store for selling a line of costumes they call dehumanizing.
Oct. 31, 2018
Millions In APS Backed Anti Prop. 127 Ads Are Working
Less than a week away from election day and political sentiment over Proposition 127, The Renewable Energy Standards Initiative, appears to falling in favor of utility company APS.
Oct. 31, 2018
Police Arrest Man Suspected In String Of Food Tampering Cases
Investigators are checking to see if a series of food tampering cases at valley Target stores were related to one man.
Oct. 31, 2018
Arizona AG Will Not Defend Medical Marijuana Case
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says he will not defend a controversial medical marijuana case at the state’s highest court.
Oct. 31, 2018
AZ May Have Bulldozed Dozens Of Archaeological Sites
A former archaeologist for the State Parks Department has expressed concerns that the agency wasn’t careful when it came to working on a number of cabins and trails. And he believes that has caused considerable damage — including damage to one site that is 12,000 years old.
Oct. 31, 2018
Does Political Spending Impact Perceptions Of Donors?
Arizona Public Service has spent more than $30 million on the campaign to defeat Prop 127, which would increase the state’s renewable energy standard. But that ballot measure isn’t the only place APS is spending political money.
Oct. 31, 2018
Many AZ Counties Fail To Inform Voters Of Ballot Problems
Most of Arizona’s 3.7 million voters elect to receive their ballot by mail. An empty ballot is sent to each voter, and the voter fills it out and drops it back in their mailbox. Simple. But the envelope doesn’t immediately get dropped into a ballot box, it has to be validated first.
Oct. 31, 2018
Developing A Safety Framework For Autonomous Cars
You can see autonomous vehicles being tested on Phoenix-area roadways, and more are expected to be on the roads in the coming months. But, what are the safety guidelines for those cars?
Oct. 31, 2018
How Will Autonomous Cars Change The Urban Landscape?
Phoenix has light rail as well as bus service to get people around town. But the way this city has been built and designed the automobile dominates how we move from Point A to Point B. But could all of that change when autonomous cars take over the roads?
Oct. 31, 2018
Changes In Downtown Phoenix Over Past Few Decades
Downtown Phoenix is much different now than it was three decades ago, and it continues to change, as new development projects continue to come online. The Arizona Republic has been looking into those changes, both good and less good, and how they happened, in a new series.
Oct. 31, 2018
Dia De Los Muertos Festival Organizers:
We all know Oct. 31 is Halloween, but it’s also the start of the festival of the Day of the Dead. But it’s focus is not really on the dead. If you ask Carmen and Zarco Guerrero, it’s a celebration of life.
Oct. 31, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Sugar And The Brain
Why is it hard to have just one of those delicious slices of pound cake over the holidays? Well, it turns out it has less to do with the creamy butter and more to do with the way our brains react to those sweet white grains of sugar.
Oct. 31, 2018
The Takeaway: How Cities Around The World Are Providing Services To Refugees
More than half of all refugees around the world are not in a refugee camp but are living in cities. The newest report from the IRC analyzes what more than 20 cities around the world are doing to better integrate refugees and displaced populations.
Oct. 31, 2018

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