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Human trafficking sting in Scottsdale leads to 42 arrests...

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42 people arrested during human trafficking operation in Scottsdale

Forty-two people were arrested during a two-day operation targeting human trafficking in Scottsdale, according to authorities.

Man facing charges for alleged drug trafficking in 2018-19...

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Mexican drug trafficker extradited, to face charges in Arizona court

A Mexican national was extradited from his home country and will face charges for alleged drug trafficking in an Arizona court, authorities announced Wednesday.

Arizona rancher Jim Chilton and his wife Sue Chilton speaks on stage  on the third day of the Repub...

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3 Arizonans speak at Day 3 of Republican National Convention

Arizona rancher Jim Chilton and his wife and businessman David Lara spoke at the third day of the Republican National Convention.

FILE - Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks during a roundtable discuss...

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Second gentleman Doug Emhoff to campaign in Arizona this week

Second gentleman Doug Emhoff will campaign in Tempe in an effort to push improvement of public transportation.

After a mountain lion had wandered onto the campus of the Tucson Medical Center on Friday, it was r...

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Wildlife officials relocate mountain lion caught on Arizona hospital campus

After a mountain lion roamed the campus of the Tucson medical center on Friday, it was safely released into the wild on Saturday.

Maxine, a three-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier mix, was the only dog not to get adopted during ...

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Arizona Humane Society offering free adoptions in Scottsdale for pets older than 6 months

Arizona Humane Society is offering free pet adoptions for animals older than six months at its Scottsdale PetSmart location.

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Trey Benson warms up during rookie minicamp...

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Arizona Cardinals sign rookie RB Trey Benson to 4-year contract

The Arizona Cardinals signed rookie running back Trey Benson to a four-year contract, the team announced Thursday.

Sophie Cunningham and Brittney Griner chat on the bench...

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Brittney Griner, Sophie Cunningham participating in WNBA Skills Challenge

Mercury center Brittney Griner and guard Sophie Cunningham are taking part in the WNBA Skills Challenge during All-Star Game festivities.

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Mat Ishbia thrilled for ‘weekend of celebration’ at WNBA All-Star Game

Phoenix will be the center of the basketball world this weekend with the WNBA All-Star Game taking place at Footprint Center on Saturday.

Evan Brown runs out the tunnel...

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Arizona Cardinals training camp battles: Left guard

Looking at Arizona's offensive line, the unit is set outside of left guard. Unlike the WR2 battle, there are more than a few candidates to consider at starting left guard beginning with free-agent addition Evan Brown.

Ryan Dunn #0 of the Phoenix Suns poses for a portrait during the 2024 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot at UNL...

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Phoenix Suns pick up 1st win of summer league vs. Thunder

The Phoenix Suns pulled out their first win of summer league on Wednesday in a 100-99 final over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Phoenix Suns owner, Mat Ishbia looks on during the first half of the NBA game against the Oklahoma ...

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Suns’ Mat Ishbia sees other teams ‘hiding’ from spending in 2nd apron

The Phoenix Suns have continued to zig while other teams zag with the new limitations in place for the NBA's mega-spenders.

Arizona Votes

FILE - Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks during a roundtable discuss...

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Second gentleman Doug Emhoff to campaign in Arizona this week

Second gentleman Doug Emhoff will campaign in Tempe in an effort to push improvement of public transportation.

Personal grudges should be set aside for peace, Republicans say...

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Meghan McCain, Kari Lake call for unity in response to assassination attempt on Donald Trump

Meghan McCain doesn't believe in letting personal grudges overcome her sense of humanity, she told The Mike Broomhead Show on Tuesday.

A delegate records video of the stage during the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. Two A...

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Arizonans to speak at Republican National Convention for 3rd consecutive day

Arizona will be represented at the Republican National Convention for the third consecutive day when two residents of the battleground state share their stories Wednesday.

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Perfect Pear Bistro Chandler set to open soon...

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Perfect Pear Bistro expands to Chandler for 1st location outside Tempe

Perfect Pear Bistro expanded its operations outside of Tempe for the first time, bringing its signature grilled cheeses to Chandler on Monday.

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Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Co's new plant, as seen from the south. Access to labo...

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Construction cost increases in Phoenix come in below national averages

Phoenix has seen a second consecutive quarter with construction cost increases of less than 1%, according to a new report.

A Fry's Food & Drug store in Arizona. (Photo by Heidi Donat)...

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Fry's parent Kroger lists 73 Valley stores that would be sold in merger with Albertsons

Just over six dozen Safeway and Albertsons stores in the Phoenix metro are on a list of 101 Arizona locations set to be divested under the pending Kroger-Albertsons merger.

Border and Immigration

Arizona congressional candidate Blake Masters, right, spoke to KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Mike Broomhead...

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Arizona GOP congressional hopeful Blake Masters calls for 'millions and millions' of deportations

Arizona Republican Blake Masters congressional candidate is calling for “millions and millions” of deportations.

Chinese migrants wait to be processed after crossing the border with Mexico near Jacumba Hot Spring...

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Border arrests plunge 29% in June to the lowest of Biden's presidency as asylum halt takes hold

Arrests for illegally crossing the border plunged 29% in June, the lowest month of Biden's presidency, according to figures released Monday.

A group of migrants are apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border protection officers after crossing i...

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Arizona judge rejects bid to keep Secure the Border Act off November ballot

An Arizona judge last week rejected an effort to keep the "Secure the Border Act" off the 2024 general election ballot.

10 years in prison for man who smuggled noncitizens into the U.S....

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Migrant smuggler sentenced to 10 years after death of 23-year-old mother in Arizona

A Mexican man who smuggled noncitizens into the U.S. was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Tuesday, authorities said.

Three Mexican migrants found dead after exhaustive search...

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3 Mexican migrants found dead in southern Arizona desert

Three Mexican migrants died from the summer heat in the Sonoran Desert, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced on Friday.

Border numbers are down, DHS says - Arizona sheriff disagrees...

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Arizona sheriff accuses Biden administration of fudging border numbers

The Department of Homeland Security claims border numbers are down by 40%. Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels isn't having it.

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Patient donates blood at Vitalant drive...

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Tempe Vitalant blood drive brings low turnout amid hardest week to maintain supplies

Vitalant held Arizona's largest blood drive at Tempe Center for the Arts on Sunday, but turnout was far below expected amid the summer's most taxing week to maintain needed supplies, the company said.

Sonora Quest waiting room in Buckeye...

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Sonora Quest Laboratories opens first patient service center in Buckeye

Sonora Quest Laboratories recently opened its first patient service center (PSC) in Buckeye, the company announced Tuesday.

Dr. Girish Mour, left, and Dr. David Lott look in on Marty Kedian after his larynx transplant surge...

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Arizona surgeons help cancer patient regain voice with rare larynx transplant

A cancer patient has regained his voice after Arizona surgeons removed his cancerous larynx and replaced it with a donated one.

Arizona Education

School supplies, including pen, paper, notebooks...

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APS' Supply My Class program offers up to $500 worth of classroom supplies to Valley teachers

Arizona Public Service (APS) has relaunched their "Supply My Class" program to provide teachers located in APS territory with school supplies for the fast-approaching academic year.

Two water workers in a sewer...

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Gateway Community College, Surprise partner to create scholarships for water-related careers

Earlier this month, Surprise and Gateway Community College entered a partnership that will enable the institution to offer scholarships for students headed toward a water-related career.

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.

Youth Violence

Deleon Haynes, 19, was arrested in connection with two investigations after he was sentenced earlie...

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Court seeks to revoke Gilbert teen's probation following new arrests

Deleon Haynes, the first adult sentenced in connection with East Valley youth violence, was arrested again by Gilbert Police on Friday.

The Maricopa County Attorney's Office is seeking to revoke the probation of 20-year-old Jacob Penni...

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MCAO seeks to revoke probation for East Valley youth violence suspect arrested on alcohol charges

Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell said Thursday her office has filed a petition to revoke probation for an East Valley youth violence suspect who was arrested on an alcohol charge the same day of his sentencing.

A newly obtained police report details Snapchat messages between some of the Gilbert suspects accus...

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Gilbert report shows teens questioned becoming ‘official gang’, bragged about assaults in 2022

A newly obtained police report details Snapchat messages between some of the Gilbert suspects accused of being involved in the assault.

Arizona Homeless News

A man stands out a tent in an urban area at night. The Supreme Court decided on June 28, 2024, that...

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Supreme Court permits sleeping bans on people experiencing homelessness

The Supreme Court decided on Friday that cities can enforce bans on people sleeping outdoors in West Coast areas where shelter space is lacking.

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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.

Arizona Technology

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs, second from left, announced a partnership with Intel for developing the s...

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Gov. Katie Hobbs, Intel announce partnership to train semiconductor workforce

Gov. Katie Hobbs on Monday announced a partnership with Intel to train technicians in an effort to reinforce Arizona's developing semiconductor industry.

Arizona will serve as a model of automotive technologies thanks to a grant from USDOT. (Pixabay pho...

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Arizona to serve as automotive technology model, receives nearly $20 million in USDOT grants

Maricopa County will serve as a national model for new automotive technologies, part of a nearly $20 million grant awarded to the state.

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

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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.

United States

FILE - Supporters cheer as President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, Feb. 20, 2020, in Col...

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Colorado judge rejects claims that door-to-door voter fraud search was intimidation

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado judge on Thursday rejected claims from civil and voting rights organizations that a group of Donald Trump supporters intimidated voters when they went door-to-door searching for fraud following the 2020 election. The lawsuit against leaders of the U.S. Election Integrity Plan alleged the group’s activities included photographing voters’ homes and […]

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.,, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin and Donald Trump Jr., talk on third day of ...

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Project 2028: A parade of Republican officials jockeys during the RNC for future White House runs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Candidates, start your engines. With plausible deniability, of course. The 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee is officially a gathering to propel Donald Trump into a third consecutive nomination. A parade of loyal lieutenants, including many former Trump primary rivals, have taken the stage to pay homage to the former and potentially […]

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Man dies after he rescues two young boys who were struggling to stay afloat in New Jersey river

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A man who dove into a southern New Jersey river and rescued two children who were struggling to stay afloat has died after he disappeared underneath the water, authorities said. Pablo Hernandez Cruz, 49, of Mays Landing, was at the Weymouth Furnace park in Hamilton Township on Wednesday when he […]

This photo provided by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows the Bissell Steam Shot Handhel...

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Over 3 million steam cleaners are under recall because they can spew hot water and cause burns

NEW YORK (AP) — Some 3.3 million steam cleaners are being recalled across North America due to a burn hazard that has resulted in consumers reporting more than 150 injuries. Select models of Bissell-branded “Steam Shot Handheld Steam Cleaners” can spew hot water or steam while the products are in use or being heated up, […]

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Kenney Grant, founder of iconic West Virginia pizza chain Gino's, dies

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — William Kenneth “Kenney” Grant, the founder and owner of the iconic West Virginia chain Gino’s Pizza and Spaghetti House, has died. He was 94. Grant died Wednesday, according to an obituary posted by Beard Mortuary funeral home. A native of Huntington, Grant founded Gino’s in 1961. He gradually expanded the business, […]

An electronic billboard displays images of former President Donald Trump from his recent rally at t...

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Rally shooter had photos of Trump, Biden and other US officials on his phone, AP sources say

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 20-year-old Pennsylvania man who tried to assassinate Donald Trump had photos on his phone of the former Republican president, President Joe Biden and other officials, including Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Chris Wray, according to two people familiar with the matter. Investigators searching Thomas Matthew Crooks’ devices have also […]

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