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  • More than 44 million tourists spent $7.8 billion in Phoenix last year

    Tourists still are major contributors to Phoenix's economy. A Visit Phoenix report said more than 44 million visitors traveled to the city in 2017.
  • KTAR News and Arizona Sports announce partnership with ABC15

    KTAR News 92.3 FM and 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station are teaming up with ABC15 Arizona to produce the most comprehensive local news and sports coverage in the state.
  • Arizona Attorney General’s Office issues $400,000 to fight opioid abuse

    The Arizona Attorney General's Office issued $400,000 in grants to community organizations throughout the state to combat opioid abuse through education.
  • Compromise immigration bill gave Arizona Rep. Lesko ‘heartburn’

    An immigration bill that would create a pathway to citizenship for the parents of "Dreamers" gave Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko "hearbtburn," she said.
  • Parents of young boy killed by door at Scottsdale fire station seek $9M

    The parents of a 16-month-old boy killed when an automated door crushed him at a suburban Phoenix fire station is seeking $9 million in damages.
  • Mother who sued over separation in Arizona reunited with son

    A Guatemalan woman who sued the federal government after authorities separated her from her young son at the Arizona-Mexico border has been reunited with him.
  • Report says Uber driver was watching TV show before fatal Tempe accident

    A comprehensive police report of the self-driving Uber accident that killed a pedestrian in Tempe said the crash was avoidable and concluded the driver had been watching video of a talent show on a cellphone.
  • Young boy gets his badge with Peoria Police Department

    Brendan, a 7-year-old who has had medical issues throughout his life, got to live his dream of being a police officer in Peoria last week.
  • Make sure your voter registration information is accurate

    It may look innocent enough -- a letter from the Center for Voter Information, with some voter registration forms. Before you send anything, though, make sure your information is accurate.
  • No change to US Drought Monitor in Arizona; Fire danger remains high

    Even after Hurricane Bud, which inflicted damage to the Baja California and Mexico areas and brought rain to the southwest, Arizona drought patterns haven't changed.
  • Abrazo microhospital construction underway in Mesa

    The 32,500-square-foot Abrazo micro-hospital, which will include include 12 emergency room beds and eight inpatient rooms, is expected to open spring 2019.
  • 800-pound chunk of USS Arizona heading to Texas war memorial

    An 800-pound chunk from the USS Arizona battleship that sank during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor is heading to Texas for display at a war memorial.
  • Part of Interstate 10, 17 to be closed during June 22 weekend

    Arizona Department of Transportation has announced several closures on the I-10 and I-17 for the coming weekend. It recommended using alternative routes.
  • Monsoon season is here: What to do when the weather turns dangerous

    Monsoon season is a time of peril in the Southwest. Summer storms develop quickly and play out furiously, and it’s important to know what to do when conditions turn dangerous.
  • Prescott Valley horse track changes name to Arizona Downs

    The new ownership group of the horse track in Prescott Valley has changed Yavapai Downs' name to Arizona Downs. It will re-open to the public in July.