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Residents began cleaning up Wednesday from devastating flooding that slammed Arizona a day earlier, trapping people in vehicles and homes and washing away thousands of cactuses at a farm north of Phoenix.
August 20, 2014
Federal officials say they found nine immigrants who had entered the U.S. illegally in the cargo area of a rental truck late last week.
August 20, 2014
Former University of Arizona and NFL kicker Max Zendejas has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal damage in connection with a restaurant space he leased from the Tucson school.
August 19, 2014
A judge has denied Attorney General Tom Horne’s request to halt one of the investigations into illegal contributions to his re-election campaign.
August 19, 2014
A local civil engineering expert said the Valley’s flood-control system performed well during Tuesday’s severe rain storm. The Arizona State University professor said Arizona has some of the most modern flood control equipment in the country.
August 19, 2014
Rain totals were widespread Tuesday with varied amounts across the Valley, sprinkling some areas and flooding others.
August 19, 2014
Central Arizona Project says flash flooding has sent debris and mud into the canal system that supplies water to millions of people in the state. But Phoenix and Tucson officials said there’s no need to worry about water quality.
August 19, 2014
Federal authorities say an Arizona nonprofit corporation has agreed to pay $35 million to resolve allegations that two of its Tucson hospitals submitting false claims to Medicare and other federal health care programs for nearly seven years.
August 19, 2014
With Arizona’s primary election just one week away, the number of registered voters has been updated. Today, the Secretary of State’s office is reporting the number of independent voters has risen again.
August 19, 2014
A second major Arizona utility wants to launch a new program to provide customers with company-owned rooftop solar panels.
August 19, 2014
Authorities say a possible hydraulic issue forced a Delta Air Lines flight carrying 160 travelers from Arizona to Minnesota to return to the Phoenix airport.
August 19, 2014
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office is restructuring some divisions in an effort to enhance prosecutions of serious felonies.
August 19, 2014
Arizona’s Elections Director says a group that has spent nearly $1.7 million to influence this year’s state primary is probably violating campaign finance laws.
August 19, 2014
Phoenix police say if you’re planning to sell a car on your own, be careful about letting a potential buyer take a test drive without you.
August 19, 2014
For the sixth time since the start of the federal fiscal year last October, the Border Patrol says it has discovered a drug-smuggling tunnel under the international border with Mexico.
August 19, 2014
Today’s severe rain storm is causing flight delays at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Rain around the Valley on has put several vehicles in trouble, and a rock slide temporarily closed northbound lanes of I-17 near Black Canyon City north of Phoenix.
August 19, 2014
Earlier this month, a toxic algal outbreak in Lake Erie crippled the city of Toledo, leaving residents without water access for three days. Fortunately for the Valley, the chance of an algae bloom to this scale is remote.
August 19, 2014
Unmanned aerial vehicles -– better known as drones –- have been banned at more national park land in the Southwest.
August 18, 2014
A new study by Feeding America found that one in seven people in the United States depend on local aid programs to feed their families, but that number is much higher in Arizona.
August 18, 2014
Pima County officials are reviewing a proposal that would send some jail inmates to the county’s juvenile detention center. Supporters said the move would alleviate jail overcrowding and could save tax dollars.
August 18, 2014

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