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The city of Phoenix is going to try to reduce a shortfall of law enforcement officers by hiring at least three hundred new police over the next three years.
August 29, 2014
The date for the Mesquite District Peoria City Council special election will be set this week.
August 29, 2014
The annual burning of Zozobra will be held in northern New Mexico tonight. This is the 90th straight year the 50 foot marionette, also known as Old Man Gloom, will be set on fire in Santa Fe.
August 29, 2014
Officials at the Arizona Game and Fish Department are investigating the shooting of a desert tortoise, a protected species.
August 29, 2014
A quiet Scottsdale neighborhood has become the most recent location to deal with the growing issue of sober-living homes.
August 29, 2014
Strange Lot is a three-piece psychedelic band with a hint of garage rock based in Phoenix.
August 29, 2014
All but a few very small areas of the Apache Sitgreaves forest are open for camping in time for Labor Day weekend.
August 29, 2014
The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity has filed a petition to protect the insect under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species.
August 29, 2014
Maricopa County Elections officials will be working over the weekend to finalize results from Tuesday’s Primary Election. Three state legislative districts could be impacted.
August 29, 2014
Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state's 30 legislative districts.
August 29, 2014
The National Guard is now descending on the South Texas border. It’s part of a law enforcement surge called Operation Strong Safety. Governor Rick Perry ordered the mission to confront the never-ending flow of illegal drug traffic headed north from Mexico.
August 29, 2014
President Barack Obama says he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer.
August 29, 2014
Shanesha Taylor of Phoenix, who left her two children in a hot car while she attended a job interview, has regained custody of them.
August 29, 2014
The city-owned Barrister Place building, known for being featured in the 1960s movie “Psycho,” is being cast in a new role in downtown Phoenix.
August 28, 2014
Democrat David Garcia is running for state superintendent of education. His campaign saw a significant boost in contributions following Tuesday’s primary election.
August 28, 2014
It was considered a premier project that would boost the state — and the city that housed it. But over time it became a divisive issue.
August 28, 2014
The Tohono O’odham Nation broke ground on its West Valley Casino on Thursday. Contractors estimate the entire project will be completed within three years.
August 28, 2014
The Arizona State University football team faces Weber State in its Thursday night season opener. It was the team's first game since its stadium lost a few thousand seats.
August 28, 2014
Brian Hulsey was sentenced to death Thursday for the 2007 fatal shooting of a Glendale police officer.
August 28, 2014
The Congressional race in Arizona’s 1st District is still too close to call. Only about 380 votes separate the two Republicans who want to unseat Democratic incumbent Ann Kirkpatrick.
August 28, 2014

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