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PHOENIX (AP) — An independent team created by Gov. Jan Brewer to oversee more than 6,550 ignored child abuse and neglect reports said they have assigned more than 1,200 of those cases to social workers.
December 12, 2013
The Department of Public Safety said one of its detectives, Tucson-based Carmen Figueroa, has resigned, after it was learned she had been brought into the country illegally by her family when she was very young.
December 12, 2013
PHOENIX (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will hold a series of community meetings on Dec. 21 in connection with a court case in which the agency was found to have systematically racially profiled Latinos during its patrols.
December 12, 2013
It has now been two years since the number of foreclosure filings in Arizona was higher than in the same month the year before.
December 12, 2013
LAGUNA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — The acting director of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education now is the agency's permanent director.
December 12, 2013
The Western Governors’ Association wants to make it easier to determine the best spots for developers to build their projects, from the West Coast to the Rocky Mountains.
December 12, 2013
Plans are moving forward on a rare mixed-use development that would link downtown Phoenix with a traditionally poor, Latino neighborhood.
December 12, 2013
The Maricopa County Community College District board on Tuesday night approved spending up to another $600,000 to repair a security breach in its technology system. The cost of fixing the problem and providing assistance to potential victims could go as high as $14 million. Millions of students, employees and vendors are being notified.
December 11, 2013
Arizona Congressman David Schweikert said the proposed budget deal worked out by Senate and House leaders falls short of addressing long term budget issues. He said he is not sure if he will vote to approve the plan.
December 11, 2013
The annual Geminid meteor shower will light up the skies this weekend. The shower gets its name because it originates near the Gemini Constellation.
December 11, 2013
Goodwill of central Arizona is helping crime victims get back on their feet. The organization partnered with the Pinal County Attorney’s office to donate vouchers for victims to use in stores.
December 11, 2013
To the general public, C.S. Lewis is probably best known for creating the "Chronicles of Narnia," which included "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."
December 11, 2013
Another statewide candidate who many think is facing an uphill climb is Mark Brnovich.
December 11, 2013
Fred Duval, meanwhile, is the Democratic frontrunner for the 2014 gubernatorial race. Duval has been behind the scenes as an advisor to Bruce Babbitt, former Arizona governor and interior secretary.
December 11, 2013
In the early summer, one issue led to the most eventful Arizona legislative session in years, Medicaid expansion.
December 11, 2013
A former Phoenix police officer has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a deal that will spare him another trial.
December 11, 2013
Gov. Jan Brewer is considering whether to split Child Protective Services off from the Department of Economic Security, and name an agency head who reports directly to her.
December 11, 2013
There are still no solutions on what to do with the money raised by a fund that was supposed to build a fence on private property along the Arizona border.
December 11, 2013
A first-term Arizona lawmaker is moving to clip the wings of the National Security Agency, at least in this state.
December 11, 2013
Hospitals, state lawmakers and federal officials across the country are working to fix problems revealed by the prosecution of a medical technician convicted last week in New Hampshire.
December 10, 2013

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