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  • Naked man arrested after swim in Tempe Town Lake

    Naked man arrested after swim in Tempe Town Lake

    Police have arrested a naked man who apparently jumped off a railroad bridge and into the Tempe Town Lake and then avoided rescue boats for more than an hour.
  • Overall housing construction fell 4.8 percent in May

    Overall housing construction fell 4.8 percent in May

    Groundbreaking for single-family homes rose in May for the third consecutive month, but overall housing starts dropped, according to Bloomberg.
  • Avoid costly cellphone fees and save hundreds of dollars

    Avoid costly cellphone fees and save hundreds of dollars

    Switching to a new cellphone carrier can cost as much as $35 per line just to activate the new wireless plan, according to Kiplinger.com. Other fees can add up to hundreds, as well. But there are ways to save.
  • Arizona Humane Society turns 55 on Wednesday

    Arizona Humane Society turns 55 on Wednesday

    It's a celebratory day for the Arizona Humane Society as the organization marked 55 years in business on Wednesday.
  • Maricopa County rejects funds for ‘birther’ probe

    The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors won't accept private funds to offset nearly $10,000 spent to investigate President Barack Obama's residency status.
  • Fire risk prompts closure of areas of Tonto National Forest

    Fire risk prompts closure of areas of Tonto National Forest

    The extreme heat and fire danger around Arizona is causing fire officials to close down parts of the Tonto National Forest.
  • Family of murdered Border Agent lashes out at President Obama

    The mother of murdered Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry spoke with, WPHT, a radio station in Philadelphia, Wednesday morning and said President Obama is ‘compounding this tragedy’ with the executive privilege assertion in connection with the Fast and Furious program. “The only thing I can say is, if he did that they apparently don’t want […]
  • Error may keep Ariz. sales-tax measure off ballot

    A proposed initiative that would impose a 1-cent sales-tax increase for education, health care and other state services could be kept off the ballot in November all because of a clerical error.
  • Phoenix couple pleads not guilty in abuse case

    A Phoenix couple has pleaded not guilty to charges that they abused and tortured a mentally disabled man who later died.
  • Trying to get pregnant? There's an app for that

    Trying to get pregnant? There’s an app for that

    With over 6 million pregnancies on average yearly in the U.S., developers are taking notice and keeping busy.
  • Arizona leads nation in youth-alcohol use

    Arizona leads nation in youth-alcohol use

    Arizona leads the nation in youth alcohol use and binge drinking, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control.
  • Arizona radio host calls president a ‘monkey’

    Phoenix radio host Barbara Espinosa was talking about President Barack Obama with a caller on a recent show when she referred to the president as a “monkey” and made it clear why she voted for John McCain. “I call him a monkey, I don’t call him a guy with rabbit ears, I call him a […]
  • Impaired dad passes out, kids suffer in hot car

    Tempe Police rescued two small children from a hot car and arrested their impaired father with child abuse.
  • Pair who impersonated Tucson police caught

    Authorities have identified two people who were impersonating Tucson police officers.
  • Phoenix baby in hospital, mother charged with abuse

    An 11-month-old girl is in the hospital and her mother has been arrested on child-abuse charges.