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Phoenix Officer Killed, 2 Others Wounded In Shooting
A Phoenix police commander was killed and two other officers were wounded Sunday night as they responded to calls about a dispute between roommates. Cmdr. Greg Carnicle, a veteran officer and father of four, was killed. The other officers, both women, were hospitalized, the department said.
March 30, 2020
Where Are AZs Highest, Lowest Census Response Rates?
Wednesday, April 1, is Census Day. That’s the reference date used for the 2020 Census. That means you include everyone living in your home on April 1 when you fill out the form, but you don’t have to wait to complete the census.
March 30, 2020
Phoenix Makes Video To Help Small Businesses Apply For Loans
The city of Phoenix is trying to help business owners navigate the federal process of disaster relief.
March 30, 2020
Can A Website Help Phoenix Campus Add Beds For Homeless?
Maricopa County’s largest provider of homeless services has launched a website in hopes of garnering public support to add beds to its Human Servicies Campus.
March 30, 2020
AZ Primary Care Providers Are On The ‘Front Lines’ Of Virus Response
Primary care offices adjust to social distancing and face uncertainty around patient flow. As a worker at Clinica La Familia, a primary care office, Elizabeth Lopez-Murray is on the front lines of coronavirus response. Until last week, her clinic was seeing patients in the office and evaluating symptoms in-person. Now, they are doing most of their work via telemedicine.
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March 29, 2020
AZ Department Of Revenue Closing Customer Service Lobbies
To comply with CDC social distancing guidelines, the state tax offices will be closing to the public until further notice. Taxpayers needing assistance will be required to make an appointment.
March 29, 2020
Warm, Dry Week Ahead, But Not Quite In The 90s
The National Weather Service is calling for a warm, dry week, with temperatures in the 80s.
March 29, 2020
In AZs Last County Without Coronavirus Cases, Restaurants Are Still Open
Under Gov. Ducey's executive order closing restaurants and bars to dine-in service, counties without confirmed coronavirus cases are exempt. That leaves one isolated county in eastern Arizona still open for business.
March 29, 2020
Tips For Caregivers And People Living With Dementia Amid Coronavirus
Life for many caregivers and those living with dementia is already very isolating. Often, friends and family drift away. But caregiving during the coronavirus pandemic can add an extra layer of stress to an already stressful situation.
March 29, 2020
Longtime Pima County Supervisor Dies Unexpectedly At 61
Pima County Supervisor Richard Elías died this morning. He had served on the Board of Supervisors since 2002.
March 29, 2020
Gas Prices Continue To Drop As Demand Plummets
With roads nearly empty across the country, gas prices have dropped well below their typical price for this time of year.
March 29, 2020
AZ Director Of Emergency Management Abruptly Resigns
The state's director of emergency management resigned unexpectedly Saturday after more than 23 years on the job. Her deputy has been appointed to her position.
March 29, 2020
Ducey Signs Stripped-down $11.8B Budget
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a stripped-down emergency state budget Saturday that contains $50 million in spending to help tenants, homeowners and small businesses weather the coronavirus crisis.
March 29, 2020
Heres What Happened This Week In Arizona History
This week in 1919, a troop train carrying discharged soldiers from Nogales to Tucson was rerouted after military authorities learned that professional gamblers had gathered in Tucson, hoping to relieve the soldiers of their back-pay. A collection of the interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.
March 29, 2020
Navajo County Ranks 13th Worldwide For COVID-19 Rate
Navajo County ranks 13th worldwide and 11th in the U.S. for COVID-19 infections per 1,000 people. As of Friday, Navajo County reported 43 cases
March 28, 2020
Arizonas Older Adults Facing Challenges With Food And Scams
Many older adults are struggling to get food during the coronavirus pandemic. They are also at an increase risk of being scammed.
March 28, 2020
Beer Distributors Fund Supports Bar, Restaurant Employees
Crescent Crown, the state's largest beer distributor, will donate a percentage of each sale to bar and restaurant employees who are out of work.
March 28, 2020
Co-Defendant: Prostitution Camp Provided Moms For Petersen Adoptions
A co-defendant in a human smuggling operation told police that a prostitution camp in the Marshall Islands provided many of the pregnant women involved in former Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen's allegedly illegal adoption business.
March 28, 2020
Tucson Mayor Advises Salons, Barbershops To Close
Tucson Mayor Regina Romero ordered all non-essential businesses to shut down. Gov. Doug Ducey's recent executive order defining "essential" businesses includes barbershops, salons, and spas. Romero's order "strongly advises" those businesses to close anyway.
March 28, 2020
Domestic And Sexual Violence Groups Operating Despite Pandemic
Domestic and sexual violence groups are continuing to provide services to survivors of abuse in Arizona, despite the coronavirus pandemic. And that’s important to know, because it’s times like these when there can be a spike in abuse.
March 28, 2020

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