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Bar and grill chain Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers is opening its 17th location in Arizona and first in...

Bailey Leasure

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers to open new location in Surprise

Bar and grill chain Cold Beers and Cheeseburgers is opening its 17th location in Arizona and first in Surprise.

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Nick Borgia

Loop 101 off-ramp set to close in Scottsdale for highway expansion

The off-ramp of northbound Loop 101 at Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard is scheduled to be closed for approximately 60 days, officials announced.

Gov. Katie Hobbs and Arizona Commerce Authority president Sandra Watson announced a new Canadian tr...

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New Canada trade office unveiled in Arizona

A Canadian trade office is opening in the Valley to bolster ties between Arizona and its second-largest trading partner behind Mexico.

A crash tied up traffic on southbound State Route 51 near Bethany Home Road on Monday, May 27, 2024...

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Southbound lanes of State Route 51 reopen near Bethany Home Road due to crash

Southbound lanes reopened early Tuesday morning after a SR51 closure of southbound traffic near Bethany Home Road on Monday night.

Several donors are matching contributions made to Fountain Hills' International Dark Sky Discovery ...

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Donors to match contributions to Fountain Hills Dark Sky Center for limited time

From now until June 20, several donors are matching contributions made to Fountain Hills' International Dark Sky Discovery Center.

Gov. Katie Hobbs was one of several officials who attended the Salt River Flats ribbon-cutting cere...

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Weekend Wrap-Up: Here are the biggest Phoenix news stories from May 24-27

From new affordable housing to the Secure the Border Act, here are some of the biggest news stories in the Valley over the weekend.

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Darius Robinson at Cardinals rookie minicamp...

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Cardinals sign 1st-round DL Darius Robinson to rookie contract

The Arizona Cardinals announced they signed 2024 first-round pick Darius Robinson to his rookie contract on Tuesday.

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Mercury’s Kahleah Copper nabs WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week

Phoenix Mercury guard Kahleah Copper was named the WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week for the second time in her career.

LeBron James and Bronny James...

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Somebody who owns LeBron.com is teasing LeBron James to the Suns

Someone is toying with the emotions of fans considering the possibility of the Phoenix Suns drafting Bronny James and signing LeBron.

Bill Walton and Dave Pasch broadcast a basketball game on ESPN...

Arizona Sports

Bill Walton’s broadcast partner, Dave Pasch: ‘He brought the best out of me’

Dave Pasch remembers the late Bill Walton for making his a better broadcaster. And being a friend and sparring partner on Pac-12 games.

Derrick White's tiebreaking 3-pointer with 43 seconds left leads the Boston Celtics to a four-game ...

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Boston Celtics sweep the Indiana Pacers to reach the NBA Finals

Derrick White's tiebreaking 3-pointer with 43 seconds left leads the Boston Celtics to a four-game sweep of the Indiana Pacers.

Longstanding MLB umpire Ángel Hernández to reportedly retire from the MLB after over 30 years i...

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Report: MLB umpire Ángel Hernández to retire

Longstanding MLB umpire Ángel Hernández to reportedly retire from the MLB after over 30 years in the league.

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Gov. Katie Hobbs and Arizona Commerce Authority president Sandra Watson announced a new Canadian tr...

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New Canada trade office unveiled in Arizona

A Canadian trade office is opening in the Valley to bolster ties between Arizona and its second-largest trading partner behind Mexico.

Tempe-based Nectero Medical raised $96 million in a series D round to accelerate clinical trials. (...

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Tempe biotech firm Nectero lands $96M VC investment to support clinical trials

A Tempe-based biotech company has landed one of the largest venture capital deals – if not the biggest – so far this year in Arizona.

An abandoned Phoenix golf course will be revived this year by the new owner of the property. (Jim P...

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Developer to breathe new life into abandoned Phoenix golf course, build 415 homes

An abandoned golf course at the southeast corner of 59th and Southern avenues in Phoenix's Laveen Village could get a new lease on life, after years of intense talks between the property's owner and community residents.

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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...

Kevin Stone

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

Arizona CD-3 primary debates: Recap of Democrats, Republicans...

Serena O'Sullivan

Republicans, Democrats running for CD-3 debate on economy, border, abortion before primary election

Did you miss the two Arizona CD-3 primary debates between Republicans and Democrats on May 22, 2024? This recap covers the important parts.

Ruben Gallego maintains a lead over Kari Lake in the race for U.S. Senate in Arizona, according to ...

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Ruben Gallego maintains big lead over Kari Lake in race for Arizona US Senate seat, poll says

The race in Arizona to replace Kyrsten Sinema in the U.S. Senate continues to favor Ruben Gallego over Kari Lake, according to a poll released Thursday.

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego launces bid for reelection...

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Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego launches bid for final term

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego on Thursday launched her bid for a final term, aiming to build on her achievements over the past five years. 

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.

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.

Border and Immigration

Speaker Ben Toma believes the Arizona House has the votes to pass the Secure the Border Act, which ...

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Speaker believes Arizona House has enough votes to pass Secure the Border Act, send to ballot

Speaker Ben Toma believes the Arizona House has the votes to pass the Secure the Border Act, which would send the controversial measure to the ballot in November.

Arizona senator who wanted amendments to Secure the Border Act...

Serena O'Sullivan

Arizona senator who wanted amendments to Secure the Border Act explains why he voted 'yes'

An Arizona senator who wanted amendments to the Secure the Border Act before voting "yes" on May 22, 2024, explains why his tune changed.

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona delivered a speech on the Senate floor regarding the failed bor...

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Arizona's Kyrsten Sinema blasts 'bickering' Senate before border bill test vote fails

Arizona's Kyrsten Sinema expressed her frustration Thursday with the U.S. Senate's unwillingness to pass meaningful border legislation ahead of its failed test vote of a bill she helped negotiate.

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Katie Hobbs believes Secure the Border Act would drive businesses out of Arizona

Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs believes the Secure the Border Act would drive businesses out of Arizona if passed.

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.

Arizona Education

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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...

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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.

United States

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A driver with an Oregon-based medical care nonprofit is fatally shot in Ethiopia while in a convoy

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A staff member with an Oregon medical care nonprofit was killed when the team he was traveling with in a convoy was fired upon in Ethiopia, officials said Monday. Mustefa Alkisim was a Medical Teams International driver traveling in the insecure Amhara region of Ethiopia Friday when men fired at the […]

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European-Japanese climate research satellite launched from California aboard SpaceX rocket

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A European-Japanese climate research satellite designed to study Earth’s temperature balance was launched into orbit from California on Tuesday. The EarthCARE satellite lifted off from coastal Vandenberg Space Force Base atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 3:20 p.m. The satellite was successfully deployed about 10 minutes later, […]

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Former California water official pleads guilty to conspiring to steal water from irrigation canal

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A former California water official has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal water in a deal with federal prosecutors in the state’s crop-rich Central Valley. The Los Angeles Times reports Tuesday that 78-year-old Dennis Falaschi, who used to head the Panoche Water District, entered the plea in federal court in Fresno. […]

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Prosecutors build their case at bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez with emails and texts

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors were presenting their bribery case against New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez drip-by-drip on Tuesday, showing jurors a steady stream of documents, emails and phone records that they’ll explain more thoroughly later in the trial. The evidence was being shown to Manhattan federal court jurors through the testimony of an FBI […]

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Authorities urge proper cooking of wild game after 6 relatives fall ill from parasite in bear meat

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reaffirmed the importance of properly cooking wild game after six people became sick from a parasite traced to undercooked bear meat that was served at a family reunion in South Dakota. The six — one in South Dakota, four in Minnesota and one […]

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Pilot injured after a military aircraft crashes near international airport in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A military aircraft crashed Tuesday near the international airport in New Mexico’s largest city, sending up a large plume of smoke and injuring the pilot. The pilot, the only person on board, was able to escape after crashing around 2 p.m. on the south side of the airport and was taken […]

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