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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants the judge who ruled against him in a racial profiling case and is overseeing contempt of court proceedings against him off the case. The sheriff argues the judge must take himself off the case because his impartiality is in question.
May 22, 2015
A small wildfire that broke out Friday about 20 miles northeast of Phoenix is no longer progressing.
May 22, 2015
Theater Works in Peoria is trying something new this weekend. It’s presenting a special sensory-friendly performance of the musical "A Year with Frog and Toad."
May 22, 2015
We did some urban scorpion scouting — and killing — in Phoenix and spoke with entomologist Dawn Gouge and the scorpion hunter Kelly Walterscheid.
May 22, 2015
In the 1920s, the U.S. Forest Service began to inventory wild places across the country. As a result, 76 primitive areas were established nationwide on U.S. forest land.
May 22, 2015
The Coyotes have been active in the Valley, even after the team finished its season on the ice.
May 22, 2015
At Combs High School in San Tan Valley, which held its graduation last night, English and creative-writing teacher Jess Burnquist surveys graduating seniors about what they learned.
May 22, 2015
National Low Income Housing Coalition ranks Arizona 22nd in the country as far as affordability of a two-bedroom apartment.
May 22, 2015
For more on holiday travel, we turn to Jan Freitag, senior vice president with STR, which provides research to the hotel industry.
May 22, 2015
Each week, a group of blind and visually impaired kids get together to tackle one of the many hiking trails in metro Phoenix. It's part of a training program they're involved with to prepare for a longer hike in the Grand Canyon this June.
May 22, 2015
Beginning in 2009, the Arizona Legislature gave the Arizona Department of Transportation the ability to opt into a public-private partnership to support the department with different projects.
May 22, 2015
It was the first of its kind in Arizona and it was installed in a booming town early in the last century. And it’s still in use today.
May 22, 2015
With graduation season well underway, the state’s largest utility is warning that something that may seem harmless could be potentially dangerous.
May 22, 2015
Arizona posted one of its most disappointing employment pictures last month since the end of the recession.
May 22, 2015
A judge has thrown out a wrongful-termination lawsuit filed by five former workers of Arizona's child-welfare agency.
May 22, 2015
The City Council approved the water rate hike and changes to the way rates are calculated at a meeting on Tuesday.
May 22, 2015
Draper, a member of the Navajo Nation who is half Hopi, will represent Apache, Navajo and Coconino counties.
May 22, 2015
Lane said Thursday that he's running for a third and final term in office to tackle Scottsdale's challenges with "vigor, substance and success."
May 22, 2015
Tempe unanimously passed an ordinance banning smoking in cars while minors are present. Councilman David Schapira introduced the measure in January.
May 22, 2015
Progress has been made on the Oak Tree Fire burning 10 miles north of Sonoita in Southern Arizona. As of last evening, the fire was 50 percent contained.
May 22, 2015

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