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Ryan Winkle
Mesa City Councilman Ryan Winkle was arrested earlier this month on suspicion of driving under the influence. The council agreed to excuse Winkle’s absence until his case is fully adjudicated.
May. 18, 2017
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The Justice Department has selected FBI Director Robert Mueller to oversee the investigation into Russian interference in the election.
May. 18, 2017
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The story of one drunken night in Waikiki that had terrible consequences.
May. 18, 2017
Aaron Saucedo
A judge has ordered the unsealing of a key document in the "Serial Street Shooter" investigation, but parts of it may still be withheld.
May. 18, 2017
cryptosporidium
Last year, Arizona saw an increase in the parasitic infection cryptosporidium, which is typically found in pools and recreational water. The number of cases nationwide also appear to be on the rise.
May. 18, 2017
Maureen Williams
The majority of abortions in Arizona are performed in the first eight weeks of pregnancy. But sometimes women face severe medical conditions that lead them to terminate the pregnancy later. Many states have laws that regulate these late abortions, especially if there are signs of life after the procedure. Arizona lawmakers and Gov. Doug Ducey recently decided to tighten the state’s law.
May. 18, 2017
Pinal Fire
For fire managers, the Pinal Fire burning hundreds of acres near Globe presents not just a challenge, but an opportunity.
May. 18, 2017
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
During the first 100 days of President Donald Trump’s administration, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested 41,000 people living illegally in the U.S. That is nearly 40 percent more than were arrested during the same period of President Barack Obama’s last year in office.
May. 18, 2017
A group of Republican voters will not pursue an appeal in its case against the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
May. 18, 2017
Tent City Tent
Tent City could become a space for inmates to work with shelter animals and learn compassion. Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone highlighted his first 100 days in office on Wednesday and provided an update on his planned closure of Tent City.
May. 18, 2017
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The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court’s decision ruling the crime of solicitation to commit child​​ ​molestation doesn't require an actual victim.
May. 18, 2017
Bears Ears
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is accepting public comments on a review of 22 national monuments for 60 days. But for Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah, he's giving people only 15 days.
May. 18, 2017
older couple
Older Americans face many challenges as they age. One big challenge is the issue of isolation and loneliness. The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging heard testimony on Wednesday from stakeholders about ways to create and foster age-friendly communities. Many cities, including Phoenix, are already thinking about this very issue.
May. 17, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
Republican pressure is mounting on President Trump as members of Congress are becoming weary of the crises surrounding the administration. That includes two prominent Arizonans, including the state’s senior Sen. John McCain.
May. 17, 2017
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A student journalist spent a week and a half talking to people in Mexico, and four major themes came up again and again in those conversations.
May. 17, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
The latest synthetic opioid being pushed by drug dealers is not only lethal, but hiding in plain sight. This is what law enforcement is calling “Grey Death.”
May. 17, 2017
Aaron Saucedo
A coalition of news organizations wants access to key documents in the "Serial Street Shooter" case.
May. 17, 2017
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The state of Arizona and a southern Arizona tribe have settled a lawsuit that will allow the tribe to operate full-fledged Indian gambling at its casino in Glendale.
May. 17, 2017
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“Google” will not become a generic term, like aspirin, Kleenex and Velcro. That’s after a federal appeals court decision Tuesday to protect the trademark.
May. 17, 2017
Glen Canyon
In the fall of 1956, workers began building what would become a 710-foot dam, weighing about 10 million tons. Glen Canyon Dam — near the northern Arizona city of Page and Lake Powell, which the dam created — has been controversial, with passionate arguments both in favor and opposition.
May. 17, 2017

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