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Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case about a lethal injection drug that Arizona uses to execute its prisoners. The drug in question has been used in what some are calling botched executions.
April 28, 2015
A fire department captain in southern Arizona has been charged with murder in the cold-case slayings of his ex-wife, her mother and a third woman, according to Pima County officials.
April 28, 2015
Urban farming is increasing in the Valley, from community gardens to open-lot farms. And one family in Mesa is growing food in a new place — their pool. Now the Valley, and the world, are looking to them for help.
April 28, 2015
Last week, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio testified his attorney hired a private investigator to research whether the judge in the case's wife had said the judge "hated" Arpaio. Legal experts weigh in on whether either those alleged comments or the probe into them posed any ethical issues.
April 27, 2015
Conservation groups are sounding the alarm over an effort to build roads on public land near the Grand Canyon.
April 27, 2015
New data from the Arizona Department of Health Services shows fewer children entered childcare and kindergarten in the 2014-2015 school year with a non-medical vaccination exemption.
April 27, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over whether the U.S. constitution allows for same-sex marriage. The Supreme Court will be considering two questions.
April 27, 2015
Record low water levels at Lake Mead are cause for a construction project. The five boat ramps at the lake will be extended to maintain access to the water.
April 27, 2015
The city plans to sell bonds worth $43.7 million to fund utility improvements and other projects.
April 27, 2015
A new study from Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland shows melanoma in kids is down.
April 27, 2015
The conflict zones of the Middle East are a long way from the United States-Mexico border, which has experienced its own share of violence. In El Paso, a university ensemble has united musicians from both regions to play melodies rarely heard on the border.
April 27, 2015
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend was strong enough to trigger an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest. The avalanche buried part of the mountain’s base camp, stranding foreign climbers including a woman from Scottsdale.
April 27, 2015
Arizona’s new student achievement test is proving controversial, at least in Chandler. That's where hundreds of high school students stayed home to avoid the AzMERIT test.
April 27, 2015
A panel of Peoria residents is urging the school board to extend and increase a budget override.
April 27, 2015
This weekend, the water in Lake Mead briefly dropped to the lowest level since it was first filled in the 1930s. That decline results in less power coming from the turbines.
April 27, 2015
Visitors to the Grand Canyon this week may see smoke from a fire on the South Rim. That smoke will be coming from a prescribed burn the National Park Service is planning.
April 26, 2015
In the ongoing contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his staff, the sheriff’s second-in-command answered more questions Friday about possible investigations into the federal judge in the case, or his relatives.
April 24, 2015
This weekend, Short Leash will host the second annual Pinewood Classic, which they bill as a “grownups-only pinewood derby race in the heart of downtown Phoenix.”
April 24, 2015
A thousand feet of vinyl will be covering a street near you. But don’t worry, you don’t have to drive on it. It’s for sliding, set up by a traveling event called Slide the City.
April 24, 2015
Each year Arizona distributes state shared revenues to cities and towns based on their population. That data is based on the most recent complete U.S. Census.
April 24, 2015

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