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Casita bill, or HB 2070, passed in Arizona House...

Serena O'Sullivan

Arizona House Democrat explains how 'casita bill' can help fight the state's housing shortage

The so-called "casita" bill was passed by the Arizona House of Representatives on Wednesday. Rep. Analise Ortiz breaks down the benefits.

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Nick Borgia

Arizona woman accused of involvement in major North Korean fraud scheme

An Arizona woman is being prosecuted for allegedly assisting in North Korean fraud schemes to place overseas IT workers in U.S. positions.

Peoria wants to build out a future airpark similar to the Scottsdale Airpark, pictured here, with a...

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Peoria Airpark project could create thousands of jobs, millions in revenue

Plans for a new regional airport and employment center in Peoria could generate nearly 8,000 jobs and millions of dollars in revenue for the municipality, according to a study released this month.

Valley hospital AI: New tools to diagnose strokes and seizures...

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Valley hospital uses artificial intelligence to diagnose strokes and seizures

A new Valley hospital AI tool is being used to diagnose strokes and seizures in Arizona patients, officials said on Thursday.

This photo of Bakari Jones is from May 16, 2024, the day she went missing in Phoenix. (Phoenix Poli...

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10-year-old girl found safe day after going missing in Phoenix

Ten-year-old Bakari Jones was found safe Friday, a day after the girl went missing in Phoenix.

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.

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What are the shortest Diamondbacks games in Chase Field history?

What are the only sub-two-hour Arizona Diamondbacks games in Chase Field history? Most of them came before the pitch clock.

May 18 is Mexican Heritage Night, and the first 15,000 fans will receive a Mexican Flag Cap before ...

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Diamondbacks to host Mexican Heritage Night on Saturday

The Arizona Diamondbacks will celebrate Mexican Heritage Night on Saturday during their game against the Detroit Tigers.

Rutgers cornerback Max Melton celebrates...

Damon Allred

ESPN: Cornerback Max Melton fits into Cardinals’ defensive identity

The Arizona Cardinals continue to receive praise for drafting CB Max Melton because of how he matches what the defense wants to do.

Tarik Skubal...

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Arizona native, Tigers ace Tarik Skubal dices up Diamondbacks

Tigers ace and Arizona native Tarik Skubal threw six shutout innings in his first career start against the Diamondbacks. 

Head coach Frank Vogel of the Phoenix Suns reacts during the second half of game three of the Weste...

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Suns GM James Jones on why Frank Vogel was fired: ‘We needed to improve in a lot of areas’

James Jones explained why the Suns fired Frank Vogel and why they waited so long to hire new head coach Mike Budenholzer.

Bradley Beal #3, Kevin Durant #35 and Devin Booker #1 of the Phoenix Suns watch from the bench duri...

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James Jones on Suns’ Big 3: ‘Those guys aren’t going anywhere’

The Suns GM told Arizona Sports’ Burns & Gambo on Friday that there are no plans of trading Devin Booker, Kevin Durant or Bradley Beal.

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Peoria wants to build out a future airpark similar to the Scottsdale Airpark, pictured here, with a...

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Peoria Airpark project could create thousands of jobs, millions in revenue

Plans for a new regional airport and employment center in Peoria could generate nearly 8,000 jobs and millions of dollars in revenue for the municipality, according to a study released this month.

Hobby Lobby scheduled to open first store in Queen Creek...

Serena O'Sullivan

First Hobby Lobby in Queen Creek opening next week

Popular arts and crafts retail chain Hobby Lobby will open its first Queen Creek location on May 20, officials announced on Wednesday.

A front view of the Goodyear industrial building recently sold to Packing Solutions for Any Product...

Kevin Stone

Mexican manufacturing company buys West Valley industrial building for $4.7 million

A Mexican manufacturing company recently purchased a West Valley industrial building for nearly $5 million.

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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.

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Arizona Supreme Court grants 90-day delay on enforcement of state's 1864 abortion law

The Arizona Supreme Court on Monday granted a 90-day stay on allowing the state's 1864 abortion law to go back into effect, clearing the way for a possible appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Serena O'Sullivan

Arizona health authorities launch new efforts to prevent suicide

The 2024-2026 suicide prevention plan from the Arizona Department of Health Services has three steps, according to an expert.

Arizona Votes

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John Eastman pleads not guilty on charges connected to Arizona fake electors case

Attorney John Eastman pleaded not guilty on Friday to conspiracy, fraud and forgery charges for his role in the effort to overturn Donald Trump’s loss in Arizona in 2020.

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AZ Political Podcast: Jon Gabriel on state of Arizona Republican Party, upcoming races

Conservative writer and content creator Jon Gabriel discusses the state of the Arizona Republican Party on this week's AZ Political Podcast.

Arizona Congressional District 1 Democratic primary debate recap...

Serena O'Sullivan

What do the Democrats running for Arizona CD-1 think of immigration, economy?

Did you miss the Arizona Congressional District 1 Democratic primary debate debate on May 15? This informative recap has important details.

Youth Violence

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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...

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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.

A target trial date has been set as six of the seven suspects in the Preston Lord case appeared in ...

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Target trial date set for suspects accused in murder of Preston Lord

A target trial date has been set as six of the seven suspects in the Preston Lord case appeared in court on Thursday.

Border and Immigration

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...

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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.

Most Arizona voters want immigration reform, according to a new survey. (Photo by John Moore/Getty ...

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Most Arizona voters agree immigration reform is needed, survey finds

Most Arizona voters believe that immigration reform is needed and will require a bipartisan solution to fix ongoing problems, according to a survey released Monday.

Arizona Education

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.

A Mesa High School student was arrested after a weapon was detected by a new system on May 15, 2024...

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Mesa High School student arrested after gun found by new detection system

A Mesa High School student was arrested Wednesday after a weapon was found by a newly implemented detection system, officials said.

Dorothy Jean Tillman II graduated ASU at 17...

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17-year-old 'genius' graduates from ASU with doctorate in integrated behavioral health

Dorothy Jean Tillman II entered college at the age of 10. This year, she earned a doctorate from Arizona State University at 17 years old.

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...

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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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6 people killed, 10 others injured in Idaho when pickup crashes into passenger van

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Six people were killed Saturday in Idaho in a two-car accident that included a large passenger van, authorities said. Ten others were injured in the crash on U.S. Highway 20 in Idaho Falls and taken to local hospitals, Idaho State Police said in a statement. An eastbound pickup crossed the […]

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6 Penn students among 19 pro-Palestinian protesters arrested during attempt to occupy building

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A half-dozen University of Pennsylvania students were among 19 pro-Palestinian protesters arrested during an attempt to occupy a school building, university police said Saturday. Their arrests came a week after authorities broke up a protest encampment on campus and arrested nine students — and as other colleges across the country, anxious to […]

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US intelligence suggests American who vanished in Syria in 2017 has died, daughter says she was told

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have developed specific and highly credible intelligence suggesting that an American citizen who disappeared seven years ago while traveling in Syria has died, the man’s daughter said Saturday. Maryam Kamalmaz said in an interview with The Associated Press that during a meeting in Washington this month with eight senior American […]

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Hot weather poses new risk as thousands remain without power after deadly Houston storm

HOUSTON (AP) — As the Houston area works to clean up and restore power to hundreds of thousands after deadly storms left at least seven people dead, it will do so amid a smog warning and scorching temperatures that could pose health risks. National Weather Service meteorologist Marc Chenard said on Saturday that highs of […]

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Nick Borgia

Arizona woman accused of involvement in major North Korean fraud scheme

An Arizona woman is being prosecuted for allegedly assisting in North Korean fraud schemes to place overseas IT workers in U.S. positions.

Houston storms cause widespread damage on Friday...

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Some in Houston facing no power for weeks after storms cause widespread damage, killing at least 4

Houston storms cause widespread damage on Friday, May 17. Thunderstorms hit the southeastern part of Texas, killing at least four people.

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