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Maricopa County officials are scheduled to vote Wednesday on a $240,000 settlement of a lawsuit that alleges a jail inmate with mental illnesses died from stress he suffered when he mistakenly viewed officers' efforts to forcibly clothe him in a jail uniform as a rape attempt.
September 10, 2014
The City of Phoenix will open two recovery information centers Thursday to help residents affected by Monday’s record-setting rainfall and damaging floods.
September 09, 2014
The police agency that oversees Warren Jeffs' polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border will remain intact after a federal judge rejected the latest request from the Arizona attorney general to disband the department.
September 09, 2014
Nearly two years after the shooting death of a Mexican teen in Nogales, Sonora, the boy's family finally knows the name of the agent who shot him.
September 09, 2014
More than 400 homes are still without power in Mesa and streets and retention ponds are filled with water. Emergency services hopes to get power restored this afternoon.
September 09, 2014
Arizona health officials are preparing for a potential mosquito infestation after this week’s heavy rainfall. A lot of standing water encourages the pests to breed and that’s raising concerns about spread of West Nile Virus.
September 09, 2014
Fears that thousands of voters would be denied the right to vote for state officials this year were proven wrong in the state's first use of a two-tier voting system.
September 09, 2014
Many people newly insured by Medicaid under the federal health care law are seeking treatment in hospital emergency rooms, one of the most expensive medical settings, a study released Monday concludes.
September 09, 2014
Governor Jan Brewer said the U.S. Small Business Administration has approved her request for a Physical Disaster Declaration after last month’s storms.
September 09, 2014
A Phoenix church is cleaning up after yesterday’s storm. Its worship room was flooded and almost everything inside was destroyed.
September 09, 2014
Oncology research has a strong presence here in the Valley, and a local doctor has been elected to lead a national oncology organization.
September 09, 2014
A lawyer for the state of Arizona told a federal judge on Monday it’s too bad, but not illegal, that the state will not recognize a Green Valley man as the survivor of the man he legally married in California.
September 09, 2014
For the first time since the early 1990s, Salt River Project has canceled all the water orders for its customers through Wednesday.
September 09, 2014
At least two people were killed in the rushing floodwaters from Monday's storms.
September 09, 2014
The latest figures show only about one in four Arizona voters cast a ballot in the primary election.
September 09, 2014
Federal safety investigators say an air ambulance that crashed, killing four people last month, got the wrong fuel when it filled up at a New Mexico airport.
September 09, 2014
Severe flooding shut down interstates, stranded motorists and caused huge traffic backups around the Valley on Monday. But despite the problems, the Maricopa County Flood Control District’s 140 structures and 22 dams were operating normally.
September 08, 2014
A federal appeals court in San Francisco heard oral arguments Monday on same-sex marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. The court’s decision is likely to impact other state laws as well, including Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage.
September 08, 2014
The proposed Interstate 11 freeway that would connect Phoenix and Las Vegas has cleared another important hurdle. Nevada’s Transportation Board has passed a final feasibility study for the project and mapped out the direction the route would take between Vegas and Reno.
September 08, 2014
Valley homeowners and businesses may not see any hikes to property insurance premiums, but total economic impact of this week's freak storm is still unknown.
September 08, 2014

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