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Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery joined members of the Scottsdale police department on Thursday to announce the bust of a recent retail crime ring. Seventeen defendants are now facing felony counts for trafficking stolen baby formula.
Feb. 12, 2015
Life is getting a little easier for drivers looking to park in downtown Phoenix. The city is launching a pay-by-phone parking app.
Feb. 12, 2015
A new study for The Solar Foundation documents the number of solar jobs in each of the 50 states. Arizona has the third-largest number of solar jobs in the country.
Feb. 12, 2015
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi is waiting to hear if he can put off serving a prison sentence in a corruption case.
Feb. 12, 2015
A federal judge has ruled in a civil lawsuit that a former U.S. Border Patrol agent’s shooting of a Mexican man was unjustified. The judge ordered the federal government to pay the man almost half a million dollars in damages.
Feb. 11, 2015
On Wednesday, Arizona’s Senate Finance Committee heard arguments on a bill that would phase out desegregation funding in schools. The funding was put in place in the 1980s to ensure equal education opportunities for minority students.
Feb. 11, 2015
Phoenix’s oldest Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Basilica, celebrated its 100th anniversary Wednesday. The basilica is steeped in history and that history is carrying the church into the future.
Feb. 11, 2015
On Tuesday in Prescott, the city's residents, including family and close friends, were forced to face the tragic reality that 26-year-old Kayla Mueller was, in fact, dead, as the Islamic State Terrorist group had claimed last Friday.
Feb. 11, 2015
The Marana Police Department has cracked a cold case dating back nearly 30 years. DNA evidence helped investigators identify a teenage murder victim and her killer.
Feb. 11, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey has been in office for less than a month and he hasn't been shy about making personnel changes. That in itself isn't a surprise, but yesterday's move to replace Department of Child Safety Director Charles Flanagan with Greg McKay was not widely anticipated.
Feb. 11, 2015
Arizona’s two senators are asking for a senate hearing to examine access to banking services on the border. Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake are worried some regulatory efforts may be hindering legitimate border business.
Feb. 11, 2015
Arizona has been a leader in the development of charter schools but, as currently constituted, is that a good thing?
Feb. 11, 2015
With a powerful drought in full effect and the reality of living in a desert, the huge question of what to do about water in Arizona hangs over multiple elements of policy and our everyday lives.
Feb. 11, 2015
We talked with Andrew Sharp, a staff writer for Grantland, who wrote a piece about the Suns recently.
Feb. 11, 2015
Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher appointed Joe Yahner as the city’s permanent police chief Wednesday. Yahner is a Phoenix native who has been with the city’s police department for 30 years.
Feb. 11, 2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed a DNA test on the gray wolf killed in Utah in December. The results conclude it was the same wolf spotted in the Grand Canyon last year.
Feb. 11, 2015
Poet Logan Phillips has authored a book on this region’s unique landscape and contradictions. The Phoenix release of the book, Sonoran Strange, is Wednesday at The Icehouse downtown.
Feb. 11, 2015
The Scottsdale City Council is considering how to address issues with pay and turnover at the police department. Scottsdale police officers worked with the City Manager’s office to put together a report and present it to the council Tuesday night.
Feb. 10, 2015
Friends and family spoke publicly about Mueller for the first time Tuesday in Prescott. The press conference did not focus on the 26-year-old aid worker’s death – instead it was about how she lived.
Feb. 10, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey has appointed a new director to the Department of Child Safety. The man who discovered that more than 6,500 reports of child abuse were not investigated will now head the department.
Feb. 10, 2015

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