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Nogales Police Department
Arizona’s largest shipping port in Nogales was partly closed Thursday after U.S. federal agents opened fire on a man who tried to ram them, authorities said.
Sep. 9, 2016
Green Acre
The owners of a Gilbert kennel where 21 dogs died of heat exhaustion are scheduled to be sentenced Friday for their guilty pleas in the case.
Sep. 9, 2016
OSIRIS-REx lifts off
A 191-foot rocket sent the spacecraft of a University of Arizona-led asteroid sample mission hurtling through the air Thursday to embark on its seven-year journey.
Sep. 9, 2016
six-eyed spitting spider
Have you ever seen a strange critter crawling across the floor you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers!
Sep. 9, 2016
Arizona's 5th Congressional District
The Christine Jones campaign is asking Maricopa County to count ballots that were thrown out in the razor thin election.
Sep. 8, 2016
A Chandler pharmaceutical company is now the largest donor in the campaign against legalized marijuana in Arizona. Insys Therapeutics gave $500,000 to Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy against Proposition 205, four times more than any other donor.
Sep. 8, 2016
The Flagstaff City Council has voted to extend a tax break to Nestle-Purina.
Sep. 8, 2016
Have you seen the hashtag #normalizebreastfeeding on social media? It’s becoming a lot more popular as breastfeeding rates continue to rise in the U.S. But, according to the CDC, there's still room to grow. Only about half of babies are still being breastfed at 6 months of age. The agency recommends breastfeeding for a year or more.
Sep. 8, 2016
The battle over the GOP primary in Arizona’s Fifth Congressional District continued in court Thursday as attorneys for Christine Jones called a number of voters as witnesses.
Sep. 8, 2016
Skateboards are a unique way to express individuality and personal style, and Douglas Miles—one of New Times’ 100 Creatives—has used them for his canvas.
Sep. 8, 2016
University of Arizona logo
The University of Arizona Institute for LGBT Studies is hosting a first-of-its kind conference this week: it’s called “Trans*studies: An International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Embodiment and Sexuality."
Sep. 8, 2016
Flower
Meet University of Arizona entomologist Justin Schmidt. He's been stung nearly 1,000 times by various insects in the course of his research.
Sep. 8, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission logo
A watchdog group is accusing a state consumer advocate of conspiring with a utility lobbyist to influence solar policy in Arizona.
Sep. 8, 2016
A 10,000 acre housing development in Buckeye that had stalled during the Great Recession is back on after the land recently sold. The development could ultimately include around 40,000 new homes.
Sep. 8, 2016
The woman accused of faking cancer to get the state of Arizona to pay for her late term abortion has been sentenced to more than 25 years in prison.
Sep. 8, 2016
Surprise’s vice mayor will step down Friday with a few months left on his term. “I’m not sure that there is a lot I could get accomplished over the next three or four months in a lame duck situation,” Biundo said.
Sep. 8, 2016
marching-band
Listen to the sounds of Zoe Clevinger conducting the Desert Vista High School Marching Band.
Sep. 8, 2016
OSIRIS-REx Atlas V rocket at the launch pad
The stage, a launch pad, is set with a 191-foot rocket standing tall, loaded with the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft ready to aim for an asteroid. The rocket was rolled to center stage Wednesday morning, covering a quarter of a mile in 40 minutes.
Sep. 8, 2016
Freeport-McMoran headquarters
Investment research company Standard and Poor’s released its ranking of largest metals companies worldwide with Arizona-based Southern Copper ranked third and Freeport McMoRan fourth.
Sep. 8, 2016
Traffic backed up on Arizona State Route 51
Phoenix police said Dinya Farmer, 49, was shot and killed while driving on State Route 51 on Wednesday night. But police don’t think this was an act of road rage or related to last year’s freeway shootings.
Sep. 8, 2016

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