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The Arizona Diamondbacks are on their way to Los Angeles for a division series matchup with the Dodgers after a wild 11-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies last night in Phoenix.
Oct. 5, 2017
A former Kingman employee who pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $1 million from the city since 2007 has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison.
Oct. 5, 2017
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A private hospital on the Navajo Nation will receive $200 million in a historic settlement reached with the federal government.
Oct. 5, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
An immigrant rights group is speaking out against Wednesday’s dismissal of the case against former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Oct. 5, 2017
stingrays swim at the Phoenix Zoo
When a powerful monsoon storm swept through the Phoenix Zoo in early August, no animals were harmed. But some of the zoo’s infrastructure was – including Stingray Bay.
Oct. 5, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
The last body known to be trapped under rubble after the earthquake was recovered from a collapsed office building in central Mexico City.
Oct. 5, 2017
Mexican officials say they plan to send aid, including bottled water and electricity experts, to Puerto Rico as the U.S. territory reels from widespread damage left by Hurricane Maria.
Oct. 5, 2017
A rezoning vote for The Phoenician Resort turned into a discussion on public restrooms and possibly moving a popular trailhead.
Oct. 5, 2017
City council members have voted to get out of the hotel business. They approved selling the downtown Sheraton to an out-of-state investor for $255 million.
Oct. 5, 2017
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Funds to support the victims of the Las Vegas shooting are nearing $10 million. Officials are now working on a plan to actually begin distributing the money.
Oct. 5, 2017
Las Vegas food donations
First responders in Las Vegas say they’ve been overwhelmed with donations of food and water. They’ve enlisted local food pantries to collect what they can’t use.
Oct. 5, 2017
As the week rolls on in Las Vegas, more of daily life is getting back to normal. Local businesses and their employees on the strip said the week has been slow, but more than anything they said it’s been emotional.
Oct. 4, 2017
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The report says the tax proposal would be generous to the wealthy mostly because it reduces the corporate tax rate.
Oct. 4, 2017
The National Park Service plans to demolish the structure in an effort to protect visitors from rodents and other hazards.
Oct. 4, 2017
Phoenix New Times
"Dear Phoenix. I am sorry. Very very sorry." That mea culpa is from Robrt Pela of Phoenix New Times. His letter, "Dear Phoenix: A longtime resident apologizes to the city he once hated," appears in the newspaper. Pela stopped by the studio recently to talk about his newfound appreciation for Phoenix.
Oct. 4, 2017
Women talking
There are more than 7,000 languages spoken around the world — but why is that? And why do some areas have lots of languages and others just a few?
Oct. 4, 2017
Getty Images
How do stock photos affect how we think of different groups of people? Do they make us believe that men are usually in the yard or in front of the television? Or that women aren’t involved with high-tech work? Getty Images, which has clients in more than 100 countries, has moved to counter those stereotypes in a changing world.
Oct. 4, 2017
A federal judge has denied a temporary restraining order request against the new owners of the former Chinese Cultural Center. This case is different from a similar state case, whereby a Maricopa County Superior Court Judge issued a temporary restraining order preventing any changes to the exterior, but did not compel the new owner to open the prayer garden.
Oct. 4, 2017
Peter Eisler
Since tasers were introduced in the late 1990s, they have become commonplace among law enforcement officers nationwide. Peter Eisler is a journalist with Reuters who’s behind a new project that digs into the reality of tasers and if they’re actually as safe as they were promised to be.
Oct. 4, 2017
In a check of regional news, the El Capitan monolith in Yosemite National Park experienced two massive rockfalls last week, one of which claimed the life of a British tourist at the base of the cliff. One of the pieces of rock that sheared off was described as “as big as an apartment building."
Oct. 4, 2017

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