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The U.S. Supreme Court could have the ultimate say on whether Arizona's new abortion-medication restrictions — considered the most stringent in the nation, but put on hold by a federal appeals court — should take effect.
August 05, 2014
Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker was sentenced to three days in jail and 11 days of home detention Monday after pleading guilty to "super extreme" driving under the influence.
August 05, 2014
Authorities are looking into a viral Internet video that shows a man kicking a squirrel off what appears to be the edge of the Grand Canyon.
August 05, 2014
Authorities say a city worker filling potholes has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in west Phoenix.
August 05, 2014
After fading from the spotlight for months while awaiting the second penalty phase in her case, Jodi Arias again is back in it, this time serving as her own attorney after a judge approved her request Monday to represent herself.
August 05, 2014
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park said they're searching for a man reported missing on a hike along the South Rim.
August 05, 2014
A judge has rejected a request to block Arizona's policy of denying driver's licenses to some young immigrants while Governor Jan Brewer asks an appeals court to reconsider a ruling that she can't deny driving privileges to the immigrants.
August 05, 2014
State Senator Chester Crandell died while horseback riding near his home in eastern Arizona on Monday. But there’s a process about how votes are counted when a candidate dies during the campaign.
August 05, 2014
The release of last year’s AIMS scores on Monday signified the last time science scores won’t be counted against schools. That may be a good thing when looking at the science scores reported.
August 05, 2014
A Customs and Border Protection agent has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering. The agent was accused of funneling money to a drug trafficker.
August 04, 2014
An international research team led by the University of Arizona successfully mapped the genome sequence of African rice, known for hardiness and drought resistance.
August 04, 2014
The Arizona Department of Education is reporting modest progress in math and reading proficiency among state public school students. That translated to a slight improvement in school performance grades across the state.
August 04, 2014
The Scottsdale-based restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s is giving more information about a security breach first noticed in June.
August 04, 2014
A microburst hit the Loop 101 last night near the Red Mountain 202. The high winds and rain downed a fiber optic cable shutting off traffic in both directions and leaving many commuters stranded.
August 04, 2014
Hundreds of Arizona students failed to get into a state scholarship program because their families thought they would simply get a check, an education department official said.
August 04, 2014
Federal monitors are set to observe elections in the primary next month in Guadalupe.
August 04, 2014
Storms that brought strong winds and rains to metropolitan Phoenix on Sunday evening caused an eight-hour closure of a section of freeway, damaged the roof of an animal hospital and temporarily left thousands of homes without electricity.
August 04, 2014
Contractors have their work cut out for them as they ramp up a major forest-thinning project to reduce the risk of wildfire in northern Arizona.
August 04, 2014
Arizona pecan farmers are enjoying strong sales overseas. The state’s world market share for pecans has been increasing for nearly a decade.
August 04, 2014
As Arizona’s candidates tout their endorsements ahead of next month’s primary, Phoenix-based Behavior Research Center Director Earl DeBerge says these “seals of approval” are more important to voters than many might think.
August 04, 2014

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