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  • Flight headed to Phoenix turns back after bird strike

    A Phoenix-bound flight from Tennessee was forced to return to the gate shortly after takeoff Wednesday when a bird hit an engine.
  • Sheriff Penzone on how he would have handled Starbucks situation

    Sheriff Paul Penzone said trespassing at a Starbucks is different than trespassing somewhere you need to buy a ticket, such as a movie theater.
  • Special prosecutor appointed to defend Joe Arpaio case ruling

    A special prosecutor will be appointed in an appeal over the pardon of former metro Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for disobeying a court order because President Donald Trump's Justice Department is now refusing to handle the case.
  • Inspired by daughter, Gilbert woman donates kidney to a stranger

    After her daughter was diagnosed with an illness, Beth Ramirez found her calling doing acts of kindness for random people.
  • Grammy winner Tony Bennett to perform at Celebrity Theatre in August

    Tickets go on sale next week. Over his 60-year career, Tony Bennett has sold millions of records and dozens of platinum and gold albums.
  • Phoenix amendment requiring ID of dark money donors moves forward

    The "Sunshine Ordinance" is aimed to eliminate independent groups' anonymous political spending - often dubbed "dark money" - in local elections.
  • New cabins at Lake Havasu State Park slated to open by June

    Officials said 13 new cabins are expected to open by June at the Lake Havasu State Park along the Colorado River in western Arizona.
  • 83-year-old Glendale man found safe, Silver Alert canceled

    An 83-year-old Glendale man who had been reported missing was found safe after he had a car accident. A Silver Alert was canceled.
  • Glendale man accused of passing fake $100 bills in Flagstaff

    A Glendale man has been arrested in Flagstaff for allegedly passing counterfeit $100 bills. Christopher Rock was booked on suspicion of possession of a forged instrument and possession of a forgery device.
  • Arizona politicians react to former first lady Barbara Bush’s passing

    Former first lady Barbara Bush passed away at age 92 on Tuesday, a family spokesperson said. Here are some of the reactions of politicians from Arizona and nationwide.
  • Tucson man arrested, charged with luring minor in Florence

    A 39-year-old Tucson man was arrested after driving to Florence to have sex with someone he believed was a 14-year-old girl, police said.
  • Sheriff Paul Penzone concerned about speed of National Guard rollout

    Sheriff Paul Penzone thinks there is some urgency to fix the "porous" border, but he said deployment of National Guard troops doesn't needs to be rushed.
  • Bane, 3-year-old Phoenix police dog, killed in line of duty

    He went into a home to try to find a carjacking suspect who was hiding in the attic. Bane served on the Phoenix Police Department for almost two years.
  • Pregnant woman shot, killed in Phoenix, baby in critical condition

    A pregnant woman died after she was allegedly shot by her boyfriend in Phoenix on Tuesday, according to police. Her baby was in critical and unstable condition.
  • Possibility of Arizona teacher strike creates some confusion

    There's confusion over potential repercussions in this right-to-work state, where unions do not collectively bargain with school districts.