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  • Phoenix-area mayors ready to join forces to land Amazon headquarters

    The mayors of competing East Valley cities chasing online seller Amazon's prospective second headquarters are ready to help each other land the deal.
  • Chase Field feud with D-backs has cost Maricopa County $450K

    The ongoing battle with the Arizona Diamondbacks over Chase Field in downtown Phoenix has cost Maricopa County more than $450,000 in legal fees.
  • Feds buy land to open up access to 2 Arizona forest areas

    The Interior Department’s purchase of a plot of private land will allow public access to 32,600 acres of previously isolated forest land in Arizona.
  • Trump calls McCain ‘no’ vote on health care a slap to GOP’s face

    President Donald Trump said Sen. John McCain's no vote on a health care bill that would have repealed and replace Obamacare was a slap in the face.
  • Book tells stories of retired numbers of Arizona high school athletes

    Scott Hanson has been an Arizona high school baseball umpire and football referee for 30 years. He's written a book about retired numbers of state high school athletes.
  • Brews and views: Thrillist names the Phoenix area’s best rooftop bars

    Now that it's cooling off, check out the best rooftop bars in Phoenix, Tempe and the rest of the Valley, according to Thrillist.com.
  • Pompeii exhibit to open at Arizona Science Center

    "Pompeii: The Exhibition," an exhibit on the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, is coming to the Arizona Science Center next month.
  • Rooftop solar panels could cause problems for firefighters

    Rooftop solar panels could prevent firefighters from gaining necessary access when battling a home fire, officials said.
  • Sen. John McCain reflects on brain cancer diagnosis on ’60 Minutes’

    Sen. John McCain discussed his recent brain cancer diagnosis -- among other things -- in an interview on CBS' "60 Minutes," which aired Sunday evening.
  • Crash causes closure of eastbound Interstate 10 at I-17 in Phoenix

    A crash on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 in Phoenix caused a closure of the freeway near the Interstate 17 stack on Sunday.
  • ‘Only the Brave’ movie to feature song by Arizona native Dierks Bentley

    A movie about the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost their lives in the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire will feature a song from Arizona native Dierks Bentley.
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor ties for third-best ‘mega airport’ satisfaction rating

    Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport's satisfaction score among "mega airports" was tied for the third-highest in North America, according to J.D. Power.
  • Scientists: Desert turtle earns endangered status, 100 left in Arizona

    Environmentalists and biologists welcomed this week's endangered species designation for the Sonoyta mud turtle.
  • Georgia man is accused of harassing a judge in Phoenix

    PHOENIX (AP) — A Georgia man involved in a child custody dispute has been arrested in Phoenix for allegedly harassing a judge. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office court security division was contacted by a county Superior Court judge who says she was being harassed by 44-year-old Gordon Daniel Rose. Sheriff’s officials say the judge recently […]
  • Alarm causes flights headed to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport to be diverted

    An alarm at a control tower at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport caused an evacuation that led to more than 40 inbound flights being diverted to other airports.