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  • PETA pushes pet safety during excessive heat advisory

    With an excessive heat advisory in effect through Wednesday, we can't forget to protect our furry friends from the hot temperatures. PETA's Lindsay Wright advises to look out for heatstroke symptoms such as restlessness, heavy panting and vomiting.
  • AP IMPACT: Med tech’s arrest shows flaws in system

    Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Radiology technician David Kwiatkowski was a few weeks into a temporary job at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Presbyterian in 2008 when a co-worker accused him of lifting a syringe containing an addictive painkiller from an operating room and sticking it down his pants. More syringes were found in […]
  • Tonto officials: Mistake Peak closed indefinitely

    The Mistake Peak in the Tonto National Forest was closed indefinitely on Tuesday, officials said.
  • Arizona woman honored for anti-bullying efforts

    A national publication has honored a Scottsdale woman for her efforts to stop bullying.
  • Meghan McCain calls Joe Biden an ‘idiot’ for latest gaffe

    Vice President Joe Biden is no stranger to controversial comments.
  • Chandler police catch sex offender

    Chandler Police arrested a registered sex offender on assault charges after a boy told his mother the man had cornered and put hands on him in a restaurant restroom.
  • Argument leads driver to run down, kill man

    A Phoenix man has been charged with murder after witnesses said he drove a car into another man.
  • New Intel facility to bring hundreds of jobs to Valley

    Intel has announced plans to bring hundreds of jobs and $300 million in construction to the Valley.
  • Economists say U.S. debt grew $11 trillion in one year

    The U.S. government's fiscal gap grew by $11 trillion over the past year, which is 10 times larger than the reported official deficit, according to Bloomberg.
  • Fewer Americans have pets, but dogs still lead the pack

    Pet ownership is down, with 2.8 million fewer households that have any pets of any kind compared to 2006. And experts say the continuing economic struggle and changing family structure explains why.
  • Junk food laws in schools may curb child obesity

    Students who lived in states that restricted the sale of junk food at school gained less weight over three years than those living in states that allowed unhealthy snacks, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
  • Valley’s streak of extremely hot nights reaches 8

    The Phoenix overnight temperature hasn't dropped below 90 degrees in eight days.
  • Mesa man arrested on bestiality charges

    A Mesa man has been arrested and charged with bestiality.
  • DPS cracking down on seat-belt safety

    The Arizona Department of Public Safety has informed its officers to be extra aware of seat- belt citations over the next three months, the agency said in a press release.
  • Arizona, feds clash, again, over voter registration

    Arizona, already at odds with the federal government and civil-rights groups over immigration, is adding voter ID and the Voting Rights Act to the disputes.