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Jamarr Dwayne Young, the suspect in fatal hit-and-run in Phoenix, in his May 16, 2024 Maricopa Coun...

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Suspect indicted for allegedly killing bicyclist in hit-and-run as he fled police in Phoenix

A domestic violence suspect who allegedly killed a bicyclist in a hit-and-run collision as he fled police in Phoenix last month has been formally charged with multiple felonies.

A house is blackened after a fire involving two homemade electric vehicles in Phoenix on June 18, 2...

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2 homemade electric vehicles catch fire inside garage at Phoenix home

Firefighters doused two homemade electric vehicles that were on fire in the garage of a Phoenix home on Tuesday morning.

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Maricopa County reveals more than 220 vote center locations for July 30 primary election

Maricopa County revealed more than 220 vote center locations for the July 30 primary election. Here's how to find one near you.

Warning label on social media? Arizona experts respond to idea...

Serena O'Sullivan

How could a social media warning label impact Arizona children and teens?

The Surgeon General of the U.S. said on Monday he wants a warning label on social media apps because they hurt young people's mental health.

Two men are seen with stand-up paddle boards at Tempe Town Lake in this file photo. A search was la...

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Body found during recovery operation at Tempe Town Lake

Dive teams on Tuesday morning reportedly recovered the body of a person who apparently drowned at Tempe Town Lake a day earlier.

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Pennsylvania mom hiking with family dies on Sedona trail

A Pennsylvania woman hiking with her husband and young daughters died on a trail in Sedona, authorities said Monday.

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NBA Draft prospect, potential Suns target Tyler Kolek visits the Valley

Tyler Kolek, a guard from Marquette and potential first-rounder, has been linked to the Suns and added more fuel to the fire on Tuesday.

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Willie Mays, Hall of Famer and baseball’s ‘Say Hey Kid,’ dies at 93

Willie Mays, whose combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball’s greatest and most beloved players, has died.

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Bronny James rumors further attach to the Suns a week from the NBA Draft

Bronny James will reportedly work out for the Suns again. But there's a lot more noise around him and Phoenix's NBA team.

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Diamondbacks’ Slade Cecconi has best career start in win vs. Nationals

Diamondbacks pitcher Slade Cecconi bounced back from a rough outing with the best start of his MLB career Tuesday against the Nationals.

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Report: Suns to host 2nd workout with NBA Draft prospect Bronny James

The Phoenix Suns will host a second pre-draft workout with USC prospect Bronny James this week, ESPN analyst Jonathan Givony reported. 

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Arizona Cardinals’ Kyzir White letting his play do the talking in 2024

Arizona Cardinals inside linebackers Kyzir White and Mack Wilson Sr. are expecting big things out of the newly formed tandem in 2024.

Arizona Votes

Stations are set up at an otherwise empty Maricopa County vote center. Maricopa County will operate...

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Maricopa County reveals more than 220 vote center locations for July 30 primary election

Maricopa County revealed more than 220 vote center locations for the July 30 primary election. Here's how to find one near you.

Arizona voters over 50 general election 2024...

Serena O'Sullivan

Here's why Arizona’s older voters could tip the scale in the upcoming election

A new AARP survey found Arizona voters over 50 care most about their personal financial situations, Social Security and family caregivers.

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Arizona lawmakers to let voters decide on retention rules for Supreme Court justices

Arizona lawmakers agreed to let voters decide in November whether to change the state's judicial retention rules.

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A massive renovation of the Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale is complete after more than 18 mo...

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Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale completes renovation to 25-year-old facility

A massive renovation of the Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale is complete after more than 18 months of construction.

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Canadian vehicle upfitting company acquires Gilbert business to establish 1st US location

Expertec, a Canadian vehicle upfitting company, recently acquired a Phoenix-area business to establish its first U.S. location.

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Tempe Westin owners secure $93M loan extension, keep control of hotel

The owners of the 290-room Westin Tempe have negotiated a significant loan extension and will retain control of the hotel after it faced the risk of being sold at auction.

Border and Immigration

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AZ Political Podcast: Immigration lawyer Sal Macias discusses Biden's executive action at border

Sal Macias discusses President Joe Biden’s executive action regarding asylum claims changes things at the border on this week's AZ Political Podcast.

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Latino advocacy group asks court to prevent Secure the Border Act from appearing on Arizona’s ballot

A Latino advocacy group has filed a lawsuit asking a court to prevent a border proposal from appearing on Arizona’s Nov. 5 ballot.

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Arizona sheriffs concerned about unfunded mandates in Secure the Border Act

Some Arizona sheriffs are expressing concern about unfunded mandates in the Secure the Border Act, but a top Republican lawmaker says they shouldn't be worried.

Executive order on immigration from Biden: Juan Ciscomani's take...

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Arizona congressman says Biden's executive order on border could do more harm than good

Arizona District 6 Rep. Juan Ciscomani dismissed President Joe Biden's executive order on immigration as problematic lip service.

The Arizona House passed the Secure the Vote act on June 4, 2024. (Photo by Rebecca Noble/Getty Ima...

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Arizona House passes controversial Secure the Border Act, sends measure to ballot

Voters will have the final say on the controversial Secure the Border Act after the Arizona House passed the measure on Tuesday that would let law enforcement arrest those who they see cross the border illegally.

Executive order on border security: How Arizona leaders responded...

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Arizona lawmakers respond to President Biden's executive order on border security

Here's how Arizona lawmakers responded to President Biden's executive order on border security, which he issued on Tuesday.

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Warning label on social media? Arizona experts respond to idea...

Serena O'Sullivan

How could a social media warning label impact Arizona children and teens?

The Surgeon General of the U.S. said on Monday he wants a warning label on social media apps because they hurt young people's mental health.

Newborn hearing screenings, other services bolstered by new grant...

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Arizona gets grant to boost variety of services for newborns with hearing loss

A $235,000 dollar grant will help the Arizona Department of Health Services provide newborn hearing screenings and related services.

State's new budget a sore spot for attorney general - Here's why...

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Arizona AG 'extremely disappointed' with state budget cuts to opioid settlement funds

Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes released a statement saying she is "extremely disappointed" with the state's new budget on Saturday.

Arizona Education

Teachers can get free school supplies by going to Tempe Four Peaks on Tuesday. (Four Peaks Facebook...

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Four Peaks is giving away free school supplies to teachers

Four Peaks Brewing Company is giving away kits full of school supplies to teachers across Arizona as part of their annual giving program.

Almost 300 Taiwanese students have come due to TSMC plants...

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Hundreds of Taiwanese students joined Phoenix schools as TSMC facilities expand in Arizona

Many Taiwanese students have attended the Deer Valley School District due to the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's expansion.

Tom Horne: One-on-one tutoring program benefits Arizona students...

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Arizona schools chief Tom Horne says tutoring program is boosting reading, math scores

The Achievement Tutoring Program, which is a one-on-one tutoring program for Arizona students, improves academic performance, Tom Horne says.

Youth Violence

Two ordinances in Chandler could cut down on youth violence...

Serena O'Sullivan

Chandler City Council passes 2 new laws banning brass knuckles, unruly gatherings

Chandler residents who host unruly gatherings or give brass knuckles to minors may get a $2,500 fine due to two new ordinances.

Gilbert approved two teen violence ordinances on May 21, 2024. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images...

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Gilbert Council approves ordinance changes targeting teen violence

The Gilbert Town Council Tuesday approved two ordinance changes that target teen violence, including a ban on brass knuckles.

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Defendant pleads guilty to aggravated assault in youth violence cases in Gilbert, Mesa

Christopher Fantastic, a defendant in two East Valley youth violence cases, entered guilty pleas Thursday, according to court records.

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Phoenix to add 790 new shelter beds to help people experiencing homelessness in 2024-25

Six projects to address homelessness in Phoenix by adding more beds are ready to open in the next year, officials said on Wednesday.

Street camping in Phoenix limited with passing of ordinance...

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New Phoenix ordinance bans urban camping near schools, parks, shelters and day cares

Certain types of street camping in Phoenix will be limited starting Sept. 1 due to the Council's passing of a new ordinance on Wednesday.

Apache Inn was purchased by the city of Tempe to help fight homelessness in the city. (City of Temp...

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Tempe purchases 2nd motel to continue fighting homelessness

The city of Tempe purchased a second motel to further its efforts to fight homelessness, the city announced Monday.

Arizona Technology

TAVR system used in Arizona the first time, Abrazo Health says...

Serena O'Sullivan

Phoenix hospital becomes state’s 1st to use new heart valve replacement system

The TAVR system, a device that implants a replacement valve in patients with aortic stenosis, was recently used in Phoenix for the first time.

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Waymo adds Desert Ridge, more to Valley service area with expansion that includes tribal land

Waymo added 90 square miles to its robotaxi service area on Wednesday, adding Desert Ridge Marketplace, Salt River Fields and other popular destinations.

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink begins clinical trials in Phoenix

Elon Musk’s neurotechnology company Neuralink is conducting clinical trials in Phoenix for its brain implant device.

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California man charged with killing gay college student takes the stand

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man charged with killing a gay University of Pennsylvania student in an alleged hate crime six years ago testified Tuesday about how the two men connected on social media and went to a park. It was the last time the victim was seen. Samuel Woodward, 26, took the […]

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Alaska did not provide accessible voting for those with disabilities, US Justice Department alleges

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The state of Alaska has violated the Americans with Disabilities Act for not providing accessible machines for in-person voting, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday. The state was also faulted for selecting inaccessible polling places and operating a state elections website that can’t be accessed by everyone. The department informed […]

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New York's 'equal rights' constitutional amendment restored to ballot by appeals court

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposed amendment to New York’s constitution barring discrimination based on “gender identity” and “pregnancy outcomes” was restored to the November election ballot Tuesday by a state appeals court. In a short decision, a panel of midlevel appellate judges overturned a May decision by an upstate judge to strike the proposed […]

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Texas megachurch pastor resigns after woman says he sexually abused her in the 1980s

DALLAS (AP) — The pastor of a Texas megachurch has resigned after a woman said he had sexually abused her on multiple occasions in the 1980s, beginning when she was 12. Gateway Church’s board of elders said in a statement Tuesday that they’d accepted the resignation of Robert Morris, the church’s senior pastor and founder. […]

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Trump declares 'I love Milwaukee' after reportedly using the word 'horrible' for the RNC host city

RACINE, Wisconsin (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday repeatedly praised Milwaukee just weeks before it hosts the Republican National Convention, playing cleanup after he reportedly used the word “horrible” in talking about swing-state Wisconsin’s largest city. “I love Milwaukee,” Trump told the crowd in nearby Racine, Wisconsin. He was reported to have used […]

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Man who followed woman into her NYC apartment and stabbed her to death pleads guilty to murder

NEW YORK (AP) — A man pleaded guilty to murder on Tuesday for stabbing a woman to death after following her from the street into her lower Manhattan apartment building. Assamad Nash, 27, also pleaded guilty to burglary as a sexually motivated felony in the Feb. 13, 2022, attack on 35-year-old Christina Yuna Lee. “Today […]

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