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A state appellate court says Arizona law didn't require Mesa to get voter approval for borrowing to pay for a light rail extension project.
December 03, 2014
The Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments will review the applications, conduct interviews and recommend at least three people for each open seat. Those recommendations go to Gov.-elect Doug Ducey for appointment.
December 03, 2014
There’s a new name for the U.S. Airways Center where the Phoenix Suns, Mercury and Rattlers play their home games.
December 02, 2014
The City of Mesa is looking to extend the life of its landfills by asking for the shirt on your back — when you no longer want it.
December 02, 2014
The Arizona Supreme Court will hear two cases about medical marijuana next year.
December 02, 2014
A brush fire that scorched more than 500 acres north of Flagstaff is fully contained.
December 02, 2014
The federal judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he is considering appointing a federal prosecutor to pursue criminal contempt proceedings against the sheriff.
December 02, 2014
Lawyers for Jodi Arias have asked a judge to take the death penalty off the table at her sentencing retrial because three witnesses on her behalf have refused to testify in open court.
December 02, 2014
A recount of nearly 220,000 ballots cast in the 2nd Congressional District will begin later this week after the results of the Nov. 4 election were formally certified on Monday.
December 02, 2014
A federal appeals court has denied former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi’s request for another hearing in his appeal of corruption, money laundering and other convictions.
December 02, 2014
If you’re looking to harvest your own Christmas tree this holiday season, your options are quickly dwindling. Coconino National Forest sold its last permit at noon on Tuesday.
December 02, 2014
The Goldwater Institute is going to court in defense of a Tucson teacher who spoke out against the Common Core education standards.
December 02, 2014
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has asked an appeals court to put on hold its ruling that blocked her policy of denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy.
December 02, 2014
A committee of health experts created by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has delivered its initial report on a plan to ensure the state is prepared if an outbreak of Ebola or other infectious diseases occurs.
December 02, 2014
A transgender woman who is an advocate for sex workers is appealing a conviction on a prostitution related charge in Arizona. A judge in Phoenix will hear arguments on the case today.
December 02, 2014
A popular after-school activity is now being recognized as a sport in Arizona. While students may not break a sweat, state and national competitions can be fierce, if there is money to support it.
December 02, 2014
A faith-based human rights group has released a set of inmate testimonies on experiences in isolation. The American Friends Service Committee is urging the state to limit the use of isolation for all maximum security prisoners.
December 02, 2014
The Maricopa County Community College District has reached a $4 million settlement with the federal goverment, ending a three-year whistleblower case accusing theft and fraudulent use of AmeriCorps grant money.
December 01, 2014
It’s hard to describe the award-winning piece, made up of concentric circles and billowing netting, by artist Janet Echelman.
December 01, 2014
While running a few seconds faster may not make a big difference over short distances, it may mean life or death in combat situations. Borrowing from familiar technology, a new ASU project may make that speed boost a reality for those who need it.
December 01, 2014

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