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A high-profile trial in the Mexican border city of Juárez ended this weekend in a guilty verdict for five men accused of sex trafficking and murder.
July 20, 2015
All traffic along a major freeway connecting California and Arizona was blocked indefinitely when a bridge over a desert wash collapsed during heavy rain, and the roadway in the opposite direction suffered severe damage, authorities said.
July 20, 2015
A retired Arizona State University professor is taking his pursuit of a death certificate for Billy the Kid to New Mexico's highest court.
July 20, 2015
The Tucson Unified School District may soon be providing counseling services rather than out-of-school suspensions to some of the district's most troubled students.
July 20, 2015
The progressive Netroots Nation conference brought Democratic presidential hopefuls to Phoenix this weekend. Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley tried to garner support among Arizonans.
July 19, 2015
As the New Horizons spacecraft moves beyond Pluto and scientists begin to sift through the data of the historic flyby last week, a group of citizen scientists is also taking a look at the solar system’s frontier.
July 19, 2015
Several communities northwest of Phoenix were trying to put themselves back together Sunday after monsoon storms flooded streets and bent steel utility poles like aluminum cans.
July 19, 2015
Activists took over a Phoenix town hall meeting with Democratic presidential candidates Saturday. The group successfully dominated the rest of the conversation.
July 18, 2015
The Coconino County Detention Facility near Flagstaff will soon track inmates using high-tech wristbands.
July 17, 2015
Summer break is winding down and students will soon return to the classrooms. But will there be enough teachers to educate Arizona’s estimated 1.1 million public school students?
July 17, 2015
A judge decided Friday that an Arizona mother will spend the rest of her life in jail after being convicted of killing her 5-year-old daughter.
July 17, 2015
In the twin cities of Colorado City, Ariz. and Hildale, Utah, some members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are being evicted from their homes. We spoke to a reporter who’s been covering this about why people are being evicted at all.
July 17, 2015
The coed sport is played with teams of six in a 25-yard pool. The game is similar to ice hockey, in which teams push, pass and move around a puck toward the opposing team’s goal on the opposite end of the playing area.
July 17, 2015
Recently the City of Mesa Police Department purchased a new helicopter for more than $3 million to replace an aging helicopter that was damaged after crash landing in Gilbert last year.
July 17, 2015
The federal government requires school districts across the country to use a uniform calculation to determine graduation rates. But until now, that data had generally been reported on a state-by-state basis.
July 17, 2015
Having a baby is expensive, with hospital costs alone usually in the high thousands for a childbirth without complications. But you may not realize that a private adoption is often twice, sometimes even three or four times, as expensive.
July 17, 2015
When you think about the Valley, is there a specific place you think of? A place that exemplifies your image of our desert home?
July 17, 2015
This week President Barack Obama announced plans for criminal justice reform and reducing the federal prison population. Meanwhile, Arizona has increasing numbers of inmates and the state is building more prisons to accommodate the growth.
July 17, 2015
It is one of the most recognized business schools in the world — and it’s right here in the Valley. But Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University had a different purpose during World War II.
July 17, 2015
Jerice Hunter was sentenced Friday after being convicted in April of first-degree murder and child abuse in the death of Jhessye Shockley.
July 17, 2015

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