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Scattered showers will be moving into the Phoenix area and higher terrain of central Arizona this weekend. One to two inches of rain is possible.
July 17, 2015
As President Barack Obama calls for federal criminal justice reform, Arizona is growing its prison system. The state is planning to increase the capacity by expanding to accommodate new inmates.
July 17, 2015
A three-judge panel in the Mexican border city of Juárez is expected to announce a verdict today in a high-profile trial that centers on the disappearances and deaths of 11 young women.
July 17, 2015
A member of New Mexico's Laguna Pueblo has been named to oversee Native American education in Arizona.
July 17, 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois-based Aspen Foods is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of raw, frozen chicken products over concerns they might be contaminated with salmonella.
July 17, 2015
The city of Tempe has been named one of six locations around the country to pilot a nationwide effort to become "dementia friendly."
July 16, 2015
Are you tired of going to the usual places for dinner with the same old uninspired menus? Well, there’s a hot new restaurant in town — but it only exists for a few hours once a month.
July 16, 2015
An attorney for the state of Arizona ran into pointed questions from appeals court judges during a hearing on the state's now-reversed policy of denying driver's licenses to young immigrants.
July 16, 2015
Arizona’s unemployment rate is up slightly. The seasonally adjusted rate for June was 5.9 percent, one tenth of a percentage point more than in May.
July 16, 2015
To some, Phoenix could be considered a center-left city, but Arizona is definitely not seen as a center-left state.
July 16, 2015
The Arizona Department of Health Services has been in the headlines recently, thanks primarily to an investigation into the state hospital.
July 16, 2015
Listen to Dr. Robert McCord, curator of paleontology at the Arizona Museum of Natural History, and Ayden Iwan and Jaxon Hannah digging for fossils.
July 16, 2015
The Pew Research Center recently looked at which counties in the United States had the highest populations of residents 65 and older.
July 16, 2015
If it seems like the prices posted at gas stations around the state are higher now than they’ve been — that’s because they are.
July 16, 2015
Arizona does not have a hospitable climate for charter schools to offer pre-Kindergarten programs.
July 16, 2015
Yesterday, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted on a tentative settlement of parts of a lawsuit that the U.S. Department of Justice brought against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
July 16, 2015
A House bill would make it easier for veterans who served in classified jobs to get mental health care that protects them — and the secrets they must carry.
July 16, 2015
An average adult elk weighs between 600 and 800 pounds and can cause serious damages and injuries.
July 16, 2015
Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders is making a stop in Phoenix and interest in his campaign has prompted a change in venue.
July 16, 2015
Need a well? If you live in Arizona, get in line. Some companies are sending him deposits of close to a million dollars just to save their spot in line for a well.
July 16, 2015

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