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Felisa Hervey spoke six languages — she was fluent in English and Spanish and spoke some Kazakh, Russian and Arabic. But at just 31 years old, she suffered a massive stroke that has stolen language from her.
June 11, 2019
John Shannon: New Coyotes Owner Could Secure New Arena
There’s still some final paperwork to be taken care of, but sometime this summer the Arizona Coyotes are expected to have a new majority owner. Will the Coyotes stay in Arizona, and could a new arena be in the works?
June 11, 2019
Scottsdale Discourages Giving Money To Panhandlers
Five intersections around Scottsdale — including in Old Town and as far north as Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard — are now sporting temporary signs. The message is brief and to the point: It’s OK to say no to panhandlers.
June 11, 2019
How Arizona
Two wildfires were sparked late last week near the Phoenix metro area. The Mountain Fire in the Tonto National Forest began on Friday near Horseshoe and Bartlett Lakes, and the Woodbury Fire started Saturday near the Woodbury Trailhead in the Superstition Mountains.
June 11, 2019
Supreme Court To Hear Chandler Death Row Inmate Case
Can someone convicted of two murders decades ago have the opportunity to present evidence of his abusive childhood to a jury?
June 11, 2019
Phoenix Art Museum Director Cruz Announces Departure
The Phoenix Art Museum is going to have to find a new director and CEO, as Amada Cruz — who’s been in the position since 2014 — announced that she’ll be moving on to a similar position in Seattle.
June 11, 2019
A lot of us have complained that we are “burned out” at work — but now, it’s an official diagnosis.
June 11, 2019
Public Meeting On Fires Set For Northwestern Maricopa County
The Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is holding a public meeting in Wittmann on Wednesday night after an increase in fires in northwestern Maricopa County.
June 11, 2019
AZ Lawmakers Consider How To Revisit Per Diem Increase
Arizona lawmakers are wondering how to re-visit the idea of increasing their compensation following Gov. Doug Ducey’s veto of a bill that would’ve raised per diem allowances.
June 11, 2019
Jury Dismissed in Border Aid Worker Trial
The jury in the federal trial of a humanitarian aid worker in southern Arizona was not able to reach a verdict Monday.
June 11, 2019
Drug Tunnel Breaches Binational Sewage Pipeline
The binational sewage pipeline connecting Nogales, Sonora, with Nogales, Arizona, was breached in early May and still needs repairs.
June 10, 2019
Casa Grande Suspends Recycling
Casa Grande is one of the many U.S. cities suspending recycling programs in response to tougher restrictions on what China will accept.
June 10, 2019
DHS Watchdog Retires; Governor
The Homeland Security Department’s top internal watchdog retired Monday, and an advisor to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is waiting for the U.S. Senate to vote on whether he’ll be the agency’s next inspector general.
June 10, 2019
Woodbury Fire Now At 1,400 Acres; Conditions Hampering Containment
The Woodbury Fire has spread to over 1,400 acres and remains zero percent contained. The terrain of the area is hampering the efforts of fire crews.
June 10, 2019
Mexican Government Boasts On Negotiation — But An Ultimatum From US Awaits
The Mexican government avoided tariffs on exports to the United States by promising to help decrease the flow of migrants. And just like his U.S. counterpart, Mexico’s president touted the agreement as a diplomatic success. But the Mexican foreign secretary hints that the crisis is not over.
June 10, 2019
Arizona Heritage Fund Reinstated But Without Lottery Funds
Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed a bill reinstating the Arizona State Parks Heritage Fund. But the fund will be devoid of state lottery money until at least 2029.
June 10, 2019
Main Water Supply Out Indefinitely At Douglas Prison
As temperatures approach 100 degrees, the water system is not working at an Arizona state prison housing more than 2,000 people.
June 10, 2019
Coldwater Fire Causing Delays on State Route 87
The Coldwater Fire in east-central Arizona has spread over 6,100 acres and is 15% contained.
June 10, 2019
Arizona Federal Credit Union Wants To Buy Community Bank
Arizona Federal Credit Union said this marks the first time a credit union has acquired a bank in Arizona.
June 10, 2019
Insys Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Opioid-maker Insys Therapeutics filed for bankruptcy protection Monday, days after it struck a $225 million dollar settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and pleaded guilty to fraud.
June 10, 2019

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