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President Barack Obama's signature on an executive order Monday is the latest in a series of policy changes affecting gay and lesbian people to come from Washington. And Arizona will feel the impact, even though the state doesn't recognize gay marriage.
July 22, 2014
Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday.
July 21, 2014
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Arizona cannot execute a death row inmate without providing detailed information about the drugs intended for his lethal injection, a decision that prompted state officials to say they will take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
July 21, 2014
Some state programs for elderly Arizonans are announcing cuts in services because of reduced federal funding. It’s part of Congress’ sequestration effort and means fewer seniors can sign up for in-home care and home-delivered hot meals.
July 21, 2014
Quagga mussels have made their way into Cave Creek water pumps, which may cost the town thousands of dollars to get rid of.
July 21, 2014
More and more parents are opting out of vaccinating their children in Arizona, and has health officials worried that could cause outbreaks of illness across the state.
July 21, 2014
The pet boarding industry is largely unregulated in the United States. But that could be changing in Arizona, as some state lawmakers are now entertaining the idea of statewide regulation.
July 21, 2014
Immigrant children entering the United States alone and illegally are no longer being sent to a Border Patrol station in Nogales, Ariz.
July 21, 2014
Grand Canyon National Park officials say two bats from inside the park have tested positive for rabies.
July 21, 2014
Two small planes crashed in northern Arizona just hours apart over the weekend, leaving six people dead.
July 21, 2014
A new law taking effect this week in Arizona changes the way underage prostitution is classified.
July 21, 2014
Phoenix firefighters were busy over the weekend rescuing hikers from mountains in the Valley.
July 21, 2014
The scheduled execution of an Arizona man convicted of a double murder 25 years ago has been postponed.
July 21, 2014
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport has recorded fewer bird strikes with airplanes in the past four years. That’s because of drier weather and increased efforts to keep our feathered friends away from the airport.
July 21, 2014
Monday a judge with the U.S. District Court of Arizona in Tucson will decide if a Border Patrol agent used excessive force when he shot a Mexican man trying to avoid capture.
July 21, 2014
Many states have rainy-day funds to help them get through tough economic times.
July 21, 2014
'Activist investors' are known for pushing companies into making drastic changes, and now Phoenix-based PetSmart is a target.
July 21, 2014
The USS Arizona has been underwater since the Japanese bombed it in 1941.
July 18, 2014
The Kolb brothers were pioneers — consider just how challenging it was to be based at the Grand Canyon taking a variety of photos.
July 18, 2014
Valley police officers face any number of uncertainties when they respond to a call, but a training program aims to help them recognize and deal with people suffering from a behavioral health issue, as was the case with a recent standoff in Phoenix.
July 18, 2014

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