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The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced the first confirmed sighting in Arizona of an insect pest that can damage and kill palms.
Jul. 20, 2015
A federal judge has ordered contempt of court hearings against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to go forward.
Jul. 20, 2015
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled on a white supremacist case. The man was convicted of a bombing that wounded a former black Scottsdale official.
Jul. 20, 2015
The town of Wickenburg is still making efforts to clean up the neighborhoods largely affected by Saturday night's flood.
Jul. 20, 2015
Activists called for the governor and Arizona Department of Corrections for the second time in two months to cancel the planned private prison expansion Monday at the Capitol.
Jul. 20, 2015
A small airplane crashed shortly after takeoff in a remote area of Emery County. The sheriff's office there said both men on the plane were unharmed.
Jul. 20, 2015
A high-profile trial in the Mexican border city of Juárez ended this weekend in a guilty verdict for five men accused of sex trafficking and murder.
Jul. 20, 2015
A retired Arizona State University professor is taking his pursuit of a death certificate for Billy the Kid to New Mexico's highest court.
Jul. 20, 2015
The Tucson Unified School District may soon be providing counseling services rather than out-of-school suspensions to some of the district's most troubled students.
Jul. 20, 2015
The progressive Netroots Nation conference brought Democratic presidential hopefuls to Phoenix this weekend. Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley tried to garner support among Arizonans.
Jul. 19, 2015
As the New Horizons spacecraft moves beyond Pluto and scientists begin to sift through the data of the historic flyby last week, a group of citizen scientists is also taking a look at the solar system’s frontier.
Jul. 19, 2015
Several communities northwest of Phoenix were trying to put themselves back together Sunday after monsoon storms flooded streets and bent steel utility poles like aluminum cans.
Jul. 19, 2015
Activists took over a Phoenix town hall meeting with Democratic presidential candidates Saturday. The group successfully dominated the rest of the conversation.
Jul. 18, 2015
The Coconino County Detention Facility near Flagstaff will soon track inmates using high-tech wristbands.
Jul. 17, 2015
Summer break is winding down and students will soon return to the classrooms. But will there be enough teachers to educate Arizona’s estimated 1.1 million public school students?
Jul. 17, 2015
A judge decided Friday that an Arizona mother will spend the rest of her life in jail after being convicted of killing her 5-year-old daughter.
Jul. 17, 2015
In the twin cities of Colorado City, Ariz. and Hildale, Utah, some members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are being evicted from their homes. We spoke to a reporter who’s been covering this about why people are being evicted at all.
Jul. 17, 2015
The coed sport is played with teams of six in a 25-yard pool. The game is similar to ice hockey, in which teams push, pass and move around a puck toward the opposing team’s goal on the opposite end of the playing area.
Jul. 17, 2015
Recently the City of Mesa Police Department purchased a new helicopter for more than $3 million to replace an aging helicopter that was damaged after crash landing in Gilbert last year.
Jul. 17, 2015
The federal government requires school districts across the country to use a uniform calculation to determine graduation rates. But until now, that data had generally been reported on a state-by-state basis.
Jul. 17, 2015

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