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A large fire burns...

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Tonto National Forest, some state trust lands implementing Stage 1 fire restrictions

Tonto National Forest officials are putting into effect Stage 1 Fire and Recreational Target Shooting Restrictions for parts of the forest.

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4 schools in Scottsdale Unified School District to offer no-cost meals next school year

The Scottsdale Unified School District will provide no-cost meals at four of its schools next school year.

A 2-year-old boy is in critical condition after a drowning incident in a backyard pool in Phoenix. ...

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2-year-old boy dead after being pulled from Phoenix pool

A 2-year-old boy died after he was pulled from a pool in Phoenix on Wednesday evening. It is unknown how long the child was in the pool.

Light rail service in Tempe is going to be affected starting next week. (Valley Metro Photo)...

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Light rail track repairs to affect service in Tempe starting next week

Valley Metro Light Rail service will be impacted in two Tempe locations over the next few weeks while track repairs are made.

Secure the Border Act: Arizona Senate votes to send law to House...

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Arizona Senate passes controversial Secure the Border Act

The Arizona Senate voted to pass the Secure the Border Act on May 22, 2024, which sends the controversial law to the Arizona House.

CD-3 Democratic candidates debate before primary elections...

Serena O'Sullivan

Watch: Arizona Congressional District 3 Democratic primary debate

Rep. Ruben Gallego, who represents Congressional District 3, isn't running for reelection. These CD-3 Democratic candidates want his spot.

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New Arizona State athletic director Graham Rossini (Jeremy Schnell/Arizona Sports)...

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New AD Graham Rossini makes up for inexperience with passion for Arizona State

New Arizona State athletic director Graham Rossini is not going to lie to you. He's aware that his hiring comes across as a bit unorthodox.

Arizona State head football coach Kenny Dillingham in studio...

Tyler Drake

Dillingham: Arizona State’s stepped-up recruiting another sign of culture shift

Arizona State's recruiting success doesn't happen without a strong culture, head coach Kenny Dillingham told Arizona Sports' Wolf & Luke.

Marvin Harrison Jr. catches a pass during Cardinals rookie minicamp...

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Arizona Cardinals sign Marvin Harrison Jr. to 4-year contract

The Cardinals signed rookie wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. to a four-year contract that includes a fifth-year option on Thursday.

A car burns in the Dodgers Stadium parking lot on Wednesday, May 22, 2024....

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Dodgers organist plays ‘We Didn’t Start the Fire’ as a car in stadium parking lot burns

Ahead of Wednesday’s National League West matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers, fans in attendance witnessed a bizarre scene as a car burst into flames in the Dodger Stadium parking lot. Without hesitation, Dodgers organist Dieter Ruehle channeled his inner Billy Joel, playing “We Didn’t Start the Fire” as the car […]

BJ Ojulari at OTAs...

Tyler Drake

Growth of Arizona Cardinals’ BJ Ojulari, Garrett Williams on display at OTAs

Second-year pros BJ Ojulari and Garrett Williams could be competing for significant roles for the Arizona Cardinals this offseason.

Michael Crow, Arizona State University president...

Kevin Zimmerman

Graham Rossini’s fit made him Michael Crow’s only interview for Arizona State AD job

Arizona State University president Michael Crow said he considered other candidates but only interviewed Graham Rossini for the AD job.

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Oliver's to open in Scottsdale...

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Oliver's Modern American to open in former Polynesian Dairy Queen site in Scottsdale

Oliver's Modern American, poised to take over the country's sole former Polynesian Dairy Queen site, will open in Scottsdale this Friday.

Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, recently finished a $150-million, property-wide restora...

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Arizona Biltmore sold for $705M — the Valley's largest hospitality deal this year

The Arizona Biltmore, one of the longest-running and most notable resorts in the Valley, is under new ownership and new management.

A view of the Cubes at Glendale industrial park. At full build-out it will total about 5.5 million ...

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Phoenix still a top US market for big-box industrial growth, report says

Phoenix has kept its title as one of the top markets in the country for the growth of large warehouse space even as the sector has cooled off nationally, according to a CBRE Group Inc. report.

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Secrecy clauses in Sun City West facility part of Kris Mayes lawsuit...

Serena O'Sullivan

Arizona Attorney General sues health care facility over illegal secrecy clause, elder abuse

Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes accused a Sun City West facility of using illegal secrecy clauses to hide elder abuse on May 20, 2024.

Executive order from Gov. Katie Hobbs expands reproductive rights...

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Executive order from Gov. Katie Hobbs expands contraceptive access in Arizona

Gov. Katie Hobbs issued an executive order protecting reproductive freedoms through increased access to contraception, officials said.

Split panel image of an emergency room at the new new Valleywise Health Medical Center in Phoenix o...

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After multiple delays, new Valleywise Health Medical Center to open soon in Phoenix

The new Valleywise Health Medical Center will soon admit its first patients after four years of construction and multiple delays.

Arizona Votes

CD-3 Democratic candidates debate before primary elections...

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Watch: Arizona Congressional District 3 Democratic primary debate

Rep. Ruben Gallego, who represents Congressional District 3, isn't running for reelection. These CD-3 Democratic candidates want his spot.

CD-3 Republican candidates primary: Watch May 22, 2024 debate...

Serena O'Sullivan

Watch: Arizona Congressional District 3 Republican primary debate

Arizona Congressional District 3 is traditionally Democratic. However, these CD-3 Republican candidates want to flip it from blue to red.

Former President Donald Trump leads Joe Biden in Arizona, according to a poll released May 22, 2024...

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Donald Trump leads in Arizona as Joe Biden support wanes, poll says

Donald Trump is garnering more support in Arizona than Joe Biden ahead of the 2024 presidential election, according to a poll released Wednesday.

Youth Violence

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.

Split panel image of Christopher Fantastic's mugshot on the left and a Mesa Police vehicle on the r...

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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.

From left, mugshots of Jacob Pennington, Deleon Haynes and Garrett Bagshaw, who recently entered gu...

Kevin Stone

Defendants in 3 cases connected to Gilbert Goons plead guilty to assault charges

Defendants in three East Valley youth violence cases connected to the Gilbert Goons have entered guilty pleas.

Border and Immigration

Secure the Border Act: Arizona Senate votes to send law to House...

Serena O'Sullivan

Arizona Senate passes controversial Secure the Border Act

The Arizona Senate voted to pass the Secure the Border Act on May 22, 2024, which sends the controversial law to the Arizona House.

An Arizona man is accused of pointing a gun at a Border Patrol agent in Nogales. (Photo by John Moo...

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Arizona man accused of pointing gun at Border Patrol agent before arrest

An Arizona man was accused of pointing a gun at a Border Patrol agent prior to being arrested, authorities said Thursday.

Republican said he won't support the Secure the Border Act...

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Arizona Republican explains why he won't vote for current version of Secure the Border Act

Republican state Sen. Ken Bennett said he doesn't support the Secure the Border Act in its current form and won't unless he sees changes to the bill.

U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona urged Republicans to pass a bipartisan border agreement on the Sena...

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U.S. Sen. Kelly of Arizona urges GOP colleagues to consider bipartisan border agreement

U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona urged Republicans to pass a bipartisan border agreement on the Senate floor Wednesday.

A group of people wait to be processed after crossing the border between Mexico and the United Stat...

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San Diego passes Tucson as busiest sector for illegal border crossings from Mexico into US

Arrests for illegally crossing the U.S. border from Mexico fell more than 6% in April to the fourth lowest month of the Biden administration.

Layers of Concertina are added to existing barrier infrastructure along the U.S. - Mexico border ne...

Kevin Stone

Arizona Chamber of Commerce leader explains opposition to HCR2060, aka Secure the Border Act

The leader of Arizona’s largest business advocacy group explained Wednesday why he opposes HCR2060, aka the Secure the Border Act.

Arizona Education

(Facebook Photo/Scottsdale Unified School District)...

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4 schools in Scottsdale Unified School District to offer no-cost meals next school year

The Scottsdale Unified School District will provide no-cost meals at four of its schools next school year.

Arizona State University is moving employees and classes off the Tempe campus until further notice ...

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ASU moving employees, classes off Tempe campus due to cooling issue

Arizona State University is moving employees and classes off the Tempe campus until further notice after a water line failed and caused a cooling issue.

A yellow banner with black writing says Amnesty International. The group has been accused of promot...

Kevin Stone

Supt. Tom Horne asks 2 Valley schools to remove Amnesty International, citing antisemitism

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne is asking two Valley high schools to remove Amnesty International from campus, citing concerns about antisemitism.

Arizona Homeless News

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

Damon Allred

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.

new shelter in west Phoenix has privacy, workforce assistance...

Serena O'Sullivan

Phoenix's Office of Homeless Solutions shares plan for new shelter with 280 beds

The city of Phoenix's Office of Homeless Solutions wants to create a new shelter in west Phoenix, according to a Wednesday announcement.

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services Phoenix...

Balin Overstolz McNair

Valley nonprofit opens new Phoenix facility to provide mental health services

Gov. Katie Hobbs spoke at a Tuesday grand opening for a new community resource center from Southwest Behavioral and Health Services.

Arizona Technology

A technician laser-milling a needle designed with custom geometry to enable the Neuralink's R1 Robo...

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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.

Electric vehicles are on display at an Electrify Expo festival...

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Electrify Expo, a 2-day electric vehicle festival, is pulling into Glendale this weekend

Electrify Expo, which bills itself as the world's largest electric vehicle festival, is speeding into Glendale this weekend for the first time.

GCC's GSOC will be represented at the White House on Monday for a cybersecurity jobs expo. (Photo b...

Damon Allred

Glendale Community College represented at White House for jobs in cyber event

Members from Glendale Community College's Guacho Security Operations Center (GSOC) will visit the White House on Monday.

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Ohio governor calls special session to pass legislation ensuring President Biden is on 2024 ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Republican Gov. Mike DeWine said Thursday that he is calling a special session of the General Assembly next week to pass legislation ensuring President Joe Biden is on the state’s 2024 ballot. “Ohio is running out of time to get Joe Biden, the sitting President of the United States, on […]

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Arizona doctors can come to California to perform abortions under new law signed by Gov. Newsom

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Arizona doctors can temporarily come to California to perform abortions for their patients under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom. California’s law is meant to circumvent an Arizona law — first passed in 1864 — that bans nearly all abortions in that state. The Arizona Supreme Court had ruled that […]

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Judge says $475,000 award in New Hampshire youth center abuse case would be 'miscarriage of justice'

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The judge who oversaw a landmark trial over abuse at New Hampshire’s youth detention center says capping the verdict at $475,000 as the state proposes would be an “unconscionable miscarriage of justice.” In a lengthy order issued Wednesday, Judge Andrew Schulman outlined five options for addressing the dispute that arose after […]

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Those who helped file voting fraud allegations are protected from suit, North Carolina justices say

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a defamation lawsuit against attorneys who assisted voters with submitting some 2016 ballot complaints, saying the fraud allegations they helped make were broadly protected within the protest process. The 5-0 ruling overturns the decision of a lower appeals court that determined only […]

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NY judge imposes $15 million fine on unlicensed cannabis shops owner who says he gave free samples

The owner of seven unlicensed cannabis shops in New York whose promotions included an Easter egg hunt has been fined more than $15 million after state officials complained he repeatedly ignored notices to stop operating without approval, authorities said. A state Supreme Court justice in Lyons, New York, imposed the fine against David Tulley on […]

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White House state dinner features stunning DC views, knockout menu and celebrity star power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thursday’s White House state dinner honoring Kenyan President William Ruto offered hundreds of guests some stunning D.C. views, a knockout menu, a healthy dose of celebrity star power and even a little family drama. “I’m looking forward to having all the conversations,” Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar declared as she arrived, no doubt […]

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