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Wellton Police Department
Concerns over interactions between the police and the public have led many police departments to consider body cameras. However, many face funding shortages and must devise other means to purchase the equipment, especially in rural areas.
Jul. 6, 2016
The city of Scottsdale is preparing for another legal round against the online travel industry. Scottsdale and other cities across the country have been trying to force travel websites to pay taxes they say are owed to local governments.
Jul. 5, 2016
Scottsdale City Council will vote Tuesday night on whether to spend $4 million on 5 more acres for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve.
Jul. 5, 2016
Researchers use the seismic waves from earthquakes to study the earth’s insides, and have been imaging parts of the planet that seem a little different from place to place.
Jul. 5, 2016
Glendale’s alleys have become a favorite place for people to dump their garbage. The city will soon launch a pilot program aimed at stopping the problem.
Jul. 5, 2016
Bison
In Grand Canyon National Park, how to manage bison and how many there should be has been causing controversy.
Jul. 5, 2016
central avenue midtown phoenix
As the Valley is changing, it’s becoming ever more important to document our past. One longtime resident decided to do just that in a new Images of America book.
Jul. 5, 2016
Arizona is undergoing a dramatic demographic shift. More young people of color are either being born here or are moving here from other places in the country and around the world.
Jul. 5, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission logo
For a number of years, the Arizona Corporation Commission has been a comfortable panel for Republicans. What about this year's election?
Jul. 5, 2016
wildfire
A recent report by a leading organization of climate scientists predicts a “fiery future” for the West with Arizona facing the greatest threat of increased wildfire risk.
Jul. 5, 2016
ADOT and the contractor in their investigation, could not find a specific reason for the collapse in June, but determined the other girders were safe.
Jul. 5, 2016
Rep. Cecilia Vasquez
Rep. Cecilia Velasquez entered her plea Tuesday to an indictment charging her with felony counts of fraud, theft and unlawful use of food stamps.
Jul. 5, 2016
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport has been chosen to test a new security program and it will be the first of its kind.
Jul. 5, 2016
Juno spacecraft
A University of Arizona researcher is on the science team getting ready to study Jupiter via the Juno spacecraft. Juno reached its target Monday night after traveling 1.7 billion miles.
Jul. 5, 2016
car the side of the road
Wildfires don’t just start from unattended campfires or cigarette butts thrown out the window. Fires can easily be started on the side of the road by idling cars.
Jul. 5, 2016
smoking ashtray
The school's tobacco-free policy went into effect Friday after Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng announced in May the university would ban tobacco products.
Jul. 5, 2016
Dine College logo
The Farmington Daily Times reports that Dine College on plans to outline plans to create a police academy.
Jul. 5, 2016
Airplane
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $500,000 grant to Santa Fe to help its airport add direct flights to Phoenix.
Jul. 5, 2016
cassette tape
A year ago, a group of friends wanted to try something different to connect new bands with their fans. What they created was a new company with an old idea: cassette tapes.
Jul. 5, 2016
Police car
Arizona ratchets up DUI enforcement during holidays like the Fourth of July, and case law that challenged DUI testing methods in a Scottsdale crime lab has changed what evidence police gather from a DUI suspect.
Jul. 5, 2016

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