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Prescott Valley Police: 66 School Buses Damaged In Possible Senior Prank
Authorities in Prescott Valley said 66 buses were damaged in what investigators believe could have been part of a senior prank. School officials originally thought 83 buses were vandalized.
May 11, 2015
Phoenix Implements Fire Ban In Preparation For Summer
Despite the cooler temperatures, the annual ban of open fires in Phoenix’s mountain and desert preserves will begin Friday.
May 11, 2015
Chief: FBI Memo Wouldnt Have Changed Cartoon Contest Response
Officers protecting a controversial Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest did not know about an FBI memo sent to authorities in Texas beforehand that contained information about one of two gunmen who ultimately attempted to attack the event, but the information would not have changed their response, Garland's police chief said Monday.
May 11, 2015
Northern Arizona University Recognized For Green Energy Use
Federal environmental regulators are praising Northern Arizona University for its use of renewable energy.
May 11, 2015
Officials: Flagstaff School District Special-Education Teachers Need More Training
State education officials said special education teachers and providers in Flagstaff must receive more training or risk losing their federal funding.
May 11, 2015
Judge: Former Gov. Brewer Doesnt Have To Release Book Notes About SB 1070
Former Gov. Jan Brewer is not going to have to give the notes she used for her "Scorpions for Breakfast" book to groups challenging the controversial immigration law she signed — at least not now.
May 11, 2015
Crews Cleaning Up After Diesel Fuel Spill Near Ash Fork
State Department of Transportation crews will be cleaning up the shoulders of the roadway after last month's 100-gallon diesel fuel spill. They'll also be excavating dirt.
May 11, 2015
Hiker Rescued After Falling Off Trail In Scottsdale
A morning Mother's Day hike at a Scottsdale summit went horribly wrong Sunday when a hiker out with her two daughters fell.
May 11, 2015
Grand Canyon To Mark Renovation Of Historic Kolb  Photo Studio
The historic Kolb Studio at the Grand Canyon's South Rim will look like new again this week.
May 11, 2015
Native Americans Use Sweat Lodge Ceremonies To Recover From Heroin Abuse
Native Americans have some of the highest substance abuse rates compared to other racial or ethnic groups. Alcohol and meth are the drugs of choice. But many tribal police have been overwhelmed by a new crop of heroin.
May 11, 2015
Navajo Nation President To Be Inaugurated Tuesday
On May 12 the Navajo Nation will finally inaugurate a new president. And many wonder how Russell Begaye will do in his new office.
May 11, 2015
Unusual Warm Water Blob Studied Off Coast Of California
Researchers from around the globe met at University of California, San Diego last week to decipher what the formation actually is.
May 11, 2015
Crews Finish Repairs To Break In Grand Canyon Pipeline
The pipeline break cut off water supplies at Roaring Springs and the Cottonwood Campground on the North Kaibab Trail leading to the North Rim.
May 11, 2015
Arizona Memorials Scheduled To Celebrate Life Of Former Gov. Raul Castro
Memorial services are scheduled this week in Nogales, Tucson and Phoenix to celebrate the life of former Gov. Raul Castro, Arizona's only Hispanic governor.
May 11, 2015
Saguaros Bust Out The Blooms At Arizonas Saguaro National Park
As temperatures heat up, attendance goes down at Saguaro National Park. But there's still a budding reason to visit.
May 11, 2015
Former Mexican Police Chief In Stable Condition After Being Shot
The former police chief of the Mexican border city of Juárez is hospitalized and in stable condition after being shot on Friday.
May 8, 2015
Judge: Arpaio’s Attorney Must Consult CIA On Paid Informant’s Data Dump
The revelation that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio hired computer consultant Dennis Montgomery to investigate an alleged conspiracy by the Central Intelligence Agency is creating ripples in the contempt of court case against the sheriff. On Friday, the judge instructed the sheriff's attorney to contact the CIA's chief of counsel.
May 8, 2015
Judge Upholds Constitutionality Of Arizonas Death Penalty
A Maricopa County superior court judge ruled Friday on the constitutionality of Arizona death penalty. Thirty defendants joined a motion to challenge the law to have the death penalty option removed from their cases.
May 8, 2015
Hotel And Office Towers To Go On The Corner Of Mill Ave
There will be two new high rise buildings on the site of the former Monti’s restaurant in Tempe. Thursday night, the Tempe City Council voted to move forward with the development.
May 8, 2015
Arizona Trying To Get More Students To Apply For Federal Financial Aid
Many students at Arizona’s three public universities will pay more for school next year, but not a lot of Arizona students are filling out the form to apply for financial aid from the feds.
May 8, 2015

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