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Several communities northwest of Phoenix were trying to put themselves back together Sunday after monsoon storms flooded streets and bent steel utility poles like aluminum cans.
July 19, 2015
Activists took over a Phoenix town hall meeting with Democratic presidential candidates Saturday. The group successfully dominated the rest of the conversation.
July 18, 2015
The Coconino County Detention Facility near Flagstaff will soon track inmates using high-tech wristbands.
July 17, 2015
Summer break is winding down and students will soon return to the classrooms. But will there be enough teachers to educate Arizona’s estimated 1.1 million public school students?
July 17, 2015
A judge decided Friday that an Arizona mother will spend the rest of her life in jail after being convicted of killing her 5-year-old daughter.
July 17, 2015
In the twin cities of Colorado City, Ariz. and Hildale, Utah, some members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are being evicted from their homes. We spoke to a reporter who’s been covering this about why people are being evicted at all.
July 17, 2015
The coed sport is played with teams of six in a 25-yard pool. The game is similar to ice hockey, in which teams push, pass and move around a puck toward the opposing team’s goal on the opposite end of the playing area.
July 17, 2015
Recently the City of Mesa Police Department purchased a new helicopter for more than $3 million to replace an aging helicopter that was damaged after crash landing in Gilbert last year.
July 17, 2015
The federal government requires school districts across the country to use a uniform calculation to determine graduation rates. But until now, that data had generally been reported on a state-by-state basis.
July 17, 2015
Having a baby is expensive, with hospital costs alone usually in the high thousands for a childbirth without complications. But you may not realize that a private adoption is often twice, sometimes even three or four times, as expensive.
July 17, 2015
When you think about the Valley, is there a specific place you think of? A place that exemplifies your image of our desert home?
July 17, 2015
This week President Barack Obama announced plans for criminal justice reform and reducing the federal prison population. Meanwhile, Arizona has increasing numbers of inmates and the state is building more prisons to accommodate the growth.
July 17, 2015
It is one of the most recognized business schools in the world — and it’s right here in the Valley. But Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University had a different purpose during World War II.
July 17, 2015
Jerice Hunter was sentenced Friday after being convicted in April of first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of Jhessye Shockley.
July 17, 2015
So far this year, 149 people have been rescued during mountain hikes by Phoenix Fire officials.
July 17, 2015
This Sunday may well be the tastiest holiday you didn’t know existed — it’s National Ice Cream Day.
July 17, 2015
Raising a lot of money — like tens of thousands of dollars — used to have to be done by going to a bank or having a wealthy relative.
July 17, 2015
The Special Olympics World Games kick off next weekend in LA and one of the teams taking part in the softball tournament is from Arizona.
July 17, 2015
For most schools in the Valley, there are still a few more weeks left of summer vacation. That’s not the case for the Chandler Unified School District.
July 17, 2015
An airplane departing Sky Harbor Airport Wednesday night was blinded by a handheld laser device that was pointed at the cockpit. That plane was one of 35 across the country that was struck by a laser that night.
July 17, 2015

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