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  • Phoenix City Council approves water rate hike on second try

    Less than a month after rejecting it, the Phoenix City Council on Wednesday approved a proposal to increase the city's water rate over the next two years.
  • Former CEO pleads guilty to fentanyl spray kickback scheme

    The former Insys Therapeutics CEO pleaded guilty Wednesday to scheming with his colleagues to bribe doctors into increasing prescriptions to boost sales.
  • US Marshals make 182 arrests in Arizona operation targeting gangs

    A three-month operation targeting gang activity in the Phoenix and Tucson areas led to the arrest of 182 fugitives, including seven wanted for homicide.
  • SpaceX planning first crewed vehicle launch

    SpaceX had 21 successful rocket launches in 2018 and plans for an even more aggressive schedule in 2019, including multiple launches of the Falcon Heavy.
  • Mormon Church failed to keep child safe from abuse, lawsuit claims

    Another member of the Navajo Nation is suing the Mormon church, saying he was abused in a now-defunct program that sent children into foster care for the school year.
  • 3 Valley high school seniors each win $2,000 in prestigious science contest

    Three Phoenix-area high school seniors, including two from the same school, won $2,000 for advancing in a prestigious national science and math competition.
  • Phoenix police investigating sex assault at Hacienda HealthCare

    Authorities are asking the public to help identify the suspect in a sexual assault case regarding a patient Hacienda HealthCare who gave birth to a baby last month.
  • Scottsdale mural honoring Sen. John McCain halted after council vote

    A giant mural in Scottsdale that was set to honor the late U.S. Sen. John McCain has reached a bump in the road after a city council vote this week.
  • Glendale City Council passes ban on texting while driving

    Leaders of another Phoenix-area city have passed an ordinance that banned texting while driving. Glendale council members unanimously voted for the measure Tuesday.
  • February trial set for woman charged with burglary at Tempe mosque

    A Feb. 26 trial is scheduled for a woman who was captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims at a Tempe mosque.
  • Arizona man wants no mention of Vegas shooting in ammo case

    An Arizona aerospace engineer wants to prevent a federal jury from hearing references to the Las Vegas shooting in his upcoming trial over illegally manufactured ammunition.
  • Rosenstein, a frequent Trump target, will leave Justice Dept

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the most visible Justice Department protector of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s wrath, is expected to leave his position soon after Trump’s nominee for attorney general is confirmed. The departure creates uncertainty about the oversight of Mueller’s team […]
  • Glendale airport vandalized, suspect taken into custody

    Police have arrested a young man suspected of vandalizing the Glendale airport and nearby businesses for months and causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage.
  • Nearly one quarter of teacher vacancies in Arizona remain unfilled

    Nearly one quarter of teacher vacancies in Arizona remain unfilled, according to a recent Arizona School Personnel Administrators Association survey.
  • Six Arizona restaurants among Yelp’s top 100 places to eat in 2019

    They aren’t the fanciest or trendiest restaurants around, but they aren't to be missed. Six Arizona spots made Yelp's list of the top 100 places to eat.
  • Arizona lawmaker calls for more restrictions on e-cigarettes

    An Arizona lawmaker wants to tighten the rules on e-cigarettes and other vaping products to stop their rising use among teenagers.
  • Registration underway for Pat’s Run in April, which is expected to sell out

    Registration opened Tuesday for Pat’s Run, the popular annual charity race in Tempe honoring the late NFL and Cardinals star Pat Tillman.
  • Comic book-themed restaurant to open first US location in Phoenix

    Desert Ridge Marketplace announced Tuesday it will welcome the first U.S. location for ComicX, a Mexico-based comic book-themed restaurant and bar.
  • Arizona figures react to Trump’s national address, Democratic rebuttal

    After President Donald Trump made a televised plea for border wall funding Tuesday night, Arizona political figures weighed in on his statements.
  • Suspect arrested in connection to crash that killed Salt River officer

    A suspect was arrested in connection to a crash on a Phoenix-area highway that killed a Salt River police officer late Tuesday night.