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  • International drone startup to launch US branch in Phoenix area

    A drone startup based in Israel opened its first American office Tuesday in Scottsdale and said the site would eventually serve as its global headquarters.
  • Dave Ramsey says: Keep identity-theft protection separate from Baby Steps

    Think of identity-theft protection like car insurance -- everybody needs it, Dave Ramsey says, so budget for it.
  • Arizona Cardinals’ David Johnson donates electronics to kids’ hospital

    Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson and his wife Meghan donated a mobile cart with Playstations, iPads and video games to the Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa.
  • Scottsdale woman arrested for leaving 4-year-old home alone for hours

    A Scottsdale woman has been charged with suspicion of child abuse, accused of leaving her 4-year-old daughter home alone in favor of club-hopping, authorities said.
  • Arizona Senate race stays close in poll, governor’s contest has clear leader

    With six weeks to go to the fall election, a poll of likely Arizona voters has kept the U.S. Senate race close, while the governor's race has a more clear-cut leader.
  • Andrea Constand’s impact statement: Bill Cosby ‘robbed me’

    Victim impact statement submitted in writing by Andrea Constand, the former Temple University employee whom Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting in 2004, and released by prosecutors at Cosby’s sentencing Tuesday in Norristown, Pennsylvania: To truly understand the impact that sexual assault has had on my life, you have to understand the […]
  • Mesa school custodian arrested for luring minor for sex over 3 years

    A former custodian at a Mesa high school has been arrested for allegedly luring a young girl for sex over the course of three years.
  • Low-income minority community debates Phoenix rail extension

    PHOENIX (AP) — The defiant message hangs under the Mexican bakery’s Spanish-language sign in Phoenix’s poorest neighborhood, rejecting the city’s idea of progress: “4 LANES OR NO TRAIN.” Similar placards are plastered along the proposed new leg of Phoenix’s light-rail system, a plan that progressed quietly until some shop owners in the mostly Hispanic and […]
  • Cosby in cuffs: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — At an age when other Hollywood stars are settling into retirement and collecting lifetime-achievement awards, an 81-year-old Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars in what was seen by many of his accusers as a reckoning richly deserved and long […]
  • Increased security at 2nd Arizona high school due to online threat

    A second Arizona high school will have an increased security presence on campus on Tuesday after a potential threat circulated on social media. 
  • Phoenix developer bids $7.2 million for 23 acres of State Trust Land

    A Phoenix real estate developer won the bidding for about 23 acres of Arizona State Trust Land in the northwest Valley with a $7.2 million offer, an official said.
  • Wreck brings westbound US 60 in Tempe to standstill

    A dump truck and a car collided on a freeway in Tempe early Tuesday, causing chain-reaction wrecks and blocking traffic for several exits.
  • Arizona gets failing grade in ranking of best states for teachers

    Arizona has been named as one of the worst states for teachers -- ranking ahead of only Hawaii -- in a new report by a personal-finance website.
  • Arizona county debuts program to help drug-addicted inmates after release

    A northern Arizona county is combating drug abuse in a unique way. Reach Out, a program in the Yavapai County Jail, allows release coordinators to assess inmates then connect them to services. 
  • Events planned to reach students on National Voter Registration Day

    Events to encourage college and high school students to take part in the political process have been planned across the Valley for Tuesday’s National Voter Registration Day.