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Authorities search for female inmate who escaped from federal prison in Phoenix

Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from a federal prison in Phoenix.
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60K fentanyl pills, 142 pounds of meth seized in Phoenix drug bust

Authorities seized 60,000 fentanyl pills and 142 pounds of methamphetamine after serving a warrant at a Phoenix home last week.
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Chandler police arrest suspect in hit-and-run with mother and child

Chandler police have arrested an 18-year-old man suspected of a hit-and-run involving a mother and a child on Thursday afternoon.
Associated Press

Judge likely to rule new Arizona law barring civilian police oversight is unconstitutional

A judge on Tuesday told lawyers that he will likely rule that a new Arizona law that prevents a majority of civilians from serving on police oversight panels is unconstitutional.
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Police, medical examiner provide update on Scottsdale hiker's death

Authorities have identified the woman who died while hiking in Scottsdale over the weekend and released cause of death information.
Associated Press

Bride to protesters of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema: 'Thanks for ruining my wedding'

Activists protested outside a wedding in Bisbee where U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was officiating over the weekend, the latest confrontation between demonstrators and the Arizona Democrat.

Arizona Health

Ali Vetnar

First responder COVID-19 infection rate higher than health care workers, UArizona study finds

A recent University of Arizona Health Sciences study found first responders had twice the rate of COVID-19 infections when compared with health care personnel.
KTAR.com

Federal grand jury indicts Peoria doctor on health care fraud charges

A metro Phoenix physician was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges including health care fraud and aggravated identity theft.
KTAR.com

Arizona reports 1,483 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths Sunday

Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 1,483 new COVID-19 cases and 11 additional deaths from the disease.
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Arizona reports 3,145 new COVID-19 cases, 30 more deaths Saturday

Arizona health officials on Saturday reported 3,145 new COVID-19 cases and 30 additional deaths from the disease.
KTAR.com

Arizona reports 3,074 new COVID-19 cases, 51 more deaths Friday

Arizona health officials on Friday reported 3,074 new COVID-19 cases and 51 additional deaths from the disease.
Jim Cross

Arizona health official says record West Nile virus cases are dropping off

An Arizona Department of Health Services official says there have never been more West Nile virus cases in Arizona than now but there are signs of a slowdown.

ArizonaSports.com

LV Bunkley-Shelton #6 of the Arizona State Sun Devils rushes the ball away from Brandon McKinney #2...
Jake Anderson

After Utah loss, Arizona State still has outside shot at Pac-12 title game

ASU head coach Herm Edwards made a prediction at the beginning of the season: no team in the Pac-12 will go undefeated in conference play.
Atlanta Braves center fielder Guillermo Heredia and shortstop Dansby Swanson celebrates their win a...
Associated Press

Braves rally early, take 1-0 World Series lead in Houston

An early swing by Jorge Soler powered the Atlanta Braves to a smashing start over the Houston Astros in the World Series.
James Conner #6 of the Arizona Cardinals scores a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Houst...
Tyler Drake

Cardinals-Packers arguably biggest Thursday Night game in NFL history

Thursday Night Football games are rarely anything to write home about. Cardinals-Packers is a mighty exception.
Barrett Hayton #29 of the Arizona Coyotes during the first period of the NHL game against the Anahe...
Wills Rice

Arizona Coyotes recall Barrett Hayton, 2 others from Tucson Roadrunners

The Coyotes have recalled F Barrett Hayton, D Cam Dineen and G Ivan Prosvetov from their AHL affiliate, the Tucson Roadrunners.
Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges goes to the basket against Sacramento Kings center Richaun Holme...
Kellan Olson

Kings’ offensive firepower presents good test for Suns’ recent defensive issues

The Phoenix Suns' defense hasn't been up to par three games into the season and they are hosting a Kings team with lots of offensive skill.
Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals celebrates with fans after beating the Houston Texans 31-5...
Tyler Drake

Admiration goes both ways for Kyler Murray, Aaron Rodgers

Respect is not a one-way street for Kyler Murray and Aaron Rodgers, who meet for the first time Thursday night.

Arizona Business

SuElen Rivera

Electrical contractor for new Facebook data center in Mesa hiring 500

An electrical contracting company building Facebook's data center in Mesa announced Tuesday it is hiring 500 people immediately.
Jim Cross

Holiday sales expected to be robust in Arizona despite supply woes

Despite the major supply chain issues as a result of the pandemic, a Valley economist expects plenty of holiday cheer for retailers this season.
Associated Press

Arizona collects about $1,500 in fantasy sports tax in first days

Arizona collected just under $1,600 in tax revenue during the first four days of fantasy sports contests after they became legal in August.
KTAR.com

Ducey announces $3.5M for several small business assistance programs

Gov. Doug Ducey announced Monday $3.5 million in funding for several programs aimed at assisting small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Griselda Zetino

Supply chain issues causing problems for Arizona school cafeterias

School cafeterias across the Valley are struggling to come up with breakfast and lunch menus, and they’re blaming supply chain problems for that.
KTAR.com

Jerry Colangelo eyes 'city of future' in West Valley development

Phoenix business mogul Jerry Colangelo said the vision for the large-scale planned community in the West Valley near Buckeye is to make a "city of the future."

United States

Associated Press

Exacerbated by pandemic, child care crisis hampers economy

SEATTLE (AP) — After Bryan Kang’s son was born in July, the occupational therapist and his wife, a teacher, started looking for child care in the Los Angeles area. The couple called eight day care centers: Some didn’t have spots for months; others stopped taking their calls and some never answered at all. So with […]
Associated Press

She asked to bring oxygen to work -- they fired her instead

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A woman who was fired after asking to bring an oxygen tank to work to help her breathe will get $25,000 in a federal settlement. TriMark Foodcraft also agreed to train its staff on what qualifies as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act as part of a two-year […]
Associated Press

Nor'easter brings hurricane-force wind, causes power outages

BOSTON (AP) — A nor’easter that battered the U.S. coast with hurricane-force wind gusts left 425,000 people without power in Massachusetts and forced the closure of bridges, ferries and schools in the region on Wednesday. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency reported the widespread power outages Wednesday morning as areas along the coast experienced wind gusts […]
Associated Press

Philadelphia police to get stun guns after Wallace shooting

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia will spend $14 million to equip all of its officers with stun guns, train them on how to use them and require officers to wear them while on duty. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported the announcement Tuesday, the anniversary of the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., which was filmed by […]
Associated Press

Fleming, Nézet-Séguin release recording on climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — Their travel and performance limited during the pandemic, soprano Renée Fleming and Yannick Nézet-Séguin brainstormed on songs they could perform together at a piano and concluded on a theme of climate change. “I’ve been thinking for years about how Romantic poetry and song literature framed every human experience,” she said, “and […]
Associated Press

Norfolk Southern Q3 profit up 32% despite flat rail volume

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern’s third-quarter profit jumped 32% even though the number of shipments the railroad delivered remained relatively flat because it was able to increase prices on most categories of freight. The railroad said it earned $753 million, $3.06 per share, in the quarter. That’s up from $569 million, or $2.22 per […]

Arizona Education

Griselda Zetino

Arizona Teacher Residency program aims to help with state's teacher shortage

A new teacher residency program was unveiled Monday to try to address the ongoing teacher shortage in Arizona.
Griselda Zetino

Supply chain issues causing problems for Arizona school cafeterias

School cafeterias across the Valley are struggling to come up with breakfast and lunch menus, and they’re blaming supply chain problems for that.
Griselda Zetino

Grand Canyon University offers new program for students with disabilities

Grand Canyon University is offering a new program meant to help students with disabilities develop social and job skills.

Arizona Technology

SuElen Rivera

Electrical contractor for new Facebook data center in Mesa hiring 500

An electrical contracting company building Facebook's data center in Mesa announced Tuesday it is hiring 500 people immediately.
Kim Komando

Black Friday shortages are real but these online shopping tips will help you out

Supply chain disruptions and chip shortages mean buying specific items will be more challenging and more expensive.
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Yes, you can take presentable astronomy photos on phone camera

While serious astrophotography requires a pile of expensive DSLR camera equipment, you can actually get decent images from your smartphone with a little work.

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How your family can explore the Musical Instrument Museum

Whether you want to spend a day with family, do crafts with kids at home, or have an adult night out, the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix has options. As the world’s only global musical instrument museum, MIM offers interactive and immersive exhibits to foster an appreciation of different cultures and their instruments. “A visit […]
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What you need to know about spine health

With 540 million people suffering from lower back pain, it remains the leading cause of long-term disability. That’s why World Spine Day on Oct. 16 will raise awareness about spinal health with its theme, BACK2BACK. “BACK2BACK will focus on highlighting ways in which people can help their spines by staying mobile, avoiding physical inactivity, not overloading […]
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Why fall maintenance is important for your heating system and A/C

It’s easy to ignore your heater and air conditioner when they’re working but the moment something breaks, you will likely regret not keeping up with maintenance. After all, if something goes wrong, you may be stuck with a repair that will take longer and be more expensive than simple maintenance.
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How to sharpen your vision with elective procedures

Imagine opening your eyes in the morning and being able to see clearly. You wouldn’t have to wait to put on glasses or contacts, and there would be no more blurry showers nor forgetting where your glasses are.
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3 cool tips to turn everyday moments into learning experiences for your child

Early brain development has a crucial impact on a child’s ability to learn and succeed in school and life. Research has shown that 90% of a child’s brain is developed by age five.
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Best fall road trips to take on a motorcycle

Autumn in Arizona brings the beauty of color-changing leaves and a relief from summer heat. It’s one of the most pleasant times to explore the outdoors, especially on a motorcycle.