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The FBI is joining Flagstaff police in the investigation of at least five prank phone calls that put several northern Arizona schools on lockdown in recent weeks.
April 22, 2015
Teams from three states are participated in a federally funded project to combat childhood obesity along the United States-Mexico border.
April 22, 2015
The Phoenix City Council could scale back the multibillion-dollar tax hike that would fund transportation projects in the Valley. On Wednesday, the council will meet to consider the changes to the ballot initiative.
April 22, 2015
Elected officials in the West Valley joined tribal leaders of the Tohono O’odham Nation on Wednesday to voice their support for the development a casino near 95th and Northern avenues.
April 22, 2015
Every year the Rio Grande surrenders its waters for human use. Today there's a government-led effort to buy back water rights to benefit the river. The water will irrigate native vegetation along the banks of the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico.
April 22, 2015
After a six-month legal battle, the largest tribe in the country appears to have a new president. Navajo voters cast their ballots Tuesday for Russell Begaye.
April 22, 2015
Last year, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. Now, Arizona has become the first state in the country to ban plastic bag bans.
April 22, 2015
The use of body cameras by police officers has soared in recent years. Now an Arizona State University researcher will look at how cameras affect officers and citizens.
April 22, 2015
The first day of the four-day civil contempt of court hearing got off to what seems to be a rocky start for the sheriff. Arpaio’s longtime lawyer withdrew from the case and a sergeant blamed him for continuing immigration enforcement tactics in violation of a court order.
April 21, 2015
A Maricopa County grand jury has indicted the Phoenix Suns' Marcus and Markieff Morris on felony aggravated assault charges for allegedly beating a man outside a city recreation center in January.
April 21, 2015
The Arizona Supreme Court decided Tuesday not to depublish the Court of Appeals opinion on Debra Milke. This means the case can be cited in future trials.
April 21, 2015
The Arizona Republican Party will not challenge a law that allows political independents to vote in and potentially decide the outcome of GOP primary elections.
April 21, 2015
A group of parents and current and former students is taking the first steps to curb future tuition increases at state universities.
April 21, 2015
Dozens of drums of radioactive waste at one of the nation's premier weapons laboratories are stable after some showed signs of chemical reactions over the past year, according to federal officials.
April 21, 2015
After failing to save her business at the judicial branch, attorneys for a Gilbert spa owner now plan to try their luck with the legislative and executive branches.
April 21, 2015
Police spokesman Sgt. Trent Crump said the boy was left in the car outside the family home for at least two hours Monday afternoon. Family members called 911 about 4 p.m.
April 21, 2015
In the last two weeks, authorities from multiple area schools said they’ve received calls from a computer-generated voice saying they were inside the school and wanted to harm the students.
April 21, 2015
The Arizona board of regents is considering a new tuition rate for certain undocumented students. The proposal would allow DREAMers to pay a tuition rate that’s 150% of what in-state students pay.
April 21, 2015
One of the most-watched racial profiling cases takes a dramatic turn Tuesday. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and four officers are facing contempt of court charges for repeatedly violating a federal judge's orders in a longstanding racial profiling lawsuit.
April 20, 2015
In southern New Mexico, humans drastically altered the course of the Rio Grande decades ago to better serve farmers and an international water treaty. Today a government-led effort is attempting to restore the river to a more natural state.
April 20, 2015

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