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Slim Chickens franchise hiring for 3 new restaurants in Arizona...

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Slim Chickens set to open third Valley location in Glendale next week

In addition to opening its third Valley location, Slim Chickens is looking to expand to over 600 in the next decade.

sentenced to over 15 years for sexual abuse of a child...

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Arizona man sentenced for sexually abusing a minor

A Fort Defiance man was sentenced to over 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a child on numerous occasions between 2017-2019.

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Fire in Mesa leads to significant power outage for several hours

Thousands of customers lost power in east Mesa on Thursday afternoon after a large fire sparked nearby, according to abc15.com.

Mugshot of Brendan Barnett, a former teacher who is accused of luring and kidnapping a 12-year-old ...

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Buckeye police arrest former teacher on kidnapping charges

The Buckeye Police Department arrested a former teacher on Wednesday and charged him with luring and kidnapping a student.

Broken glass is displayed in this file photo. Two teens were indicted for allegedly setting off an ...

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Two teens indicted for allegedly setting off explosive device, injuring Mesa homeowner

Two teenagers were indicted after they allegedly set off an explosive device at the front door of a Mesa home, injuring the homeowner, authorities said Thursday.

U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton of Arizona speaks prior to President Joe Biden's remarks at Intel in Chandle...

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Arizona Democratic Rep. Greg Stanton calls on Joe Biden to exit presidential race

Rep. Greg Stanton on Thursday became the second Arizona Democratic congressman to call for President Joe Biden to exit the presidential race.

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Trey McBride runs the rock...

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Trey McBride outside of top 10 tight ends in ESPN ranking

An ESPN poll of NFL executives, scouts and coaches had the Arizona Cardinals' Trey McBride outside of the top-10 tight ends.

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Phoenix Mercury to open new practice facility, name courts after Diana Taurasi

The Phoenix Mercury will honor current star Diana Taurasi with two basketball courts at its new practice facility.

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Torey Lovullo butts in on interview to tell Paul Skenes he’s an MLB All-Star Game starter

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo called into The Dan Patrick Show to tell Paul Skenes he was an 2024 MLB All-Star Game starter.

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Former Pac-12 teams in Big 12, elsewhere will retain prior bowl game affiliation

The Pac-12 announced that former conference members in the Big Ten, Big 12 and ACC will keep the old bowl game affiliations.

Royce O'Neale of the Phoenix Suns...

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ESPN’s Marks: Royce O’Neale’s contract details show bargain for Suns

If we're to shrug at how Mat Ishbia cares to spend his money, Royce O'Neale's four-year, $42 million contract is a bargain.

Jake McCarthy...

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Diamondbacks OF Jake McCarthy makes game-saving catch in win over Braves

Diamondbacks outfielder Jake McCarthy made a game-saving catch to rob Atlanta's Matt Olson of a home run in the ninth inning.

Arizona Votes

U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton of Arizona speaks prior to President Joe Biden's remarks at Intel in Chandle...

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Arizona Democratic Rep. Greg Stanton calls on Joe Biden to exit presidential race

Rep. Greg Stanton on Thursday became the second Arizona Democratic congressman to call for President Joe Biden to exit the presidential race.

With an Arizona flag behind him, President Joe Biden gives a speech at the Tempe Center for the Art...

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Gov. Katie Hobbs says President Joe Biden 'has a lot to do' to assure Arizonans about age

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs said Wednesday that President Joe Biden “has a lot to do” when it comes to concerns about his age.

Make Elections Fair initiative supporters submitted 584,124 signatures to the Arizona Secretary of ...

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Make Elections Fair initiative would improve Arizona candidate quality, supporter says

One of the people behind a ballot initiative to overhaul the Arizona primary system said the proposal would improve candidate quality and provide better outcomes for voters.

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Arizona wine tourism grows exponentially over 12-year period, study reveals

The Arizona wine tourism industry has seen more than 500% growth between 2011 and 2023, according to a new study.

A conceptual rendering of a new building at Frye Data Center in Chandler, which is being developed ...

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CBRE gets city approval for data center expansion in Chandler

Chandler City Council voted June 27 to pass and adopt a resolution for a development agreement, rezoning and preliminary development plan for the expansion for Frye Data Center — a 150,000-square-foot campus owned by CBRE Investment Management.

Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants closed down and sold its downtown Chandler location in mid-2024. (N...

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Former Serrano’s restaurant in Chandler sold to New Mexico operator

Serrano’s Mexican Restaurants has sold its former Chandler location to another restaurant operator based in New Mexico.

Border and Immigration

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.

President Joe Biden talks with the U.S. Border Patrol and local officials on Feb. 29, 2024, in Brow...

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Illegal border crossing arrests reportedly fell significantly after asylum processing suspended

Arrests for illegal border crossings dropped more than 40% during the three weeks that asylum processing has been suspended.

Creating fake IDs gets 2 men indicted, prosecutors say...

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2 Phoenix men accused of creating fake IDs for undocumented migrants

Two undocumented men were indicted after being accused of creating fake IDs, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Arizona said.

A Border Patrol agent leads a group of migrants seeking asylum towards a van to be transported and ...

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Border Patrol reports arrests are down 25% since Biden announced new asylum restrictions

Border Patrol agents saw the third-fewest arrests of people illegally crossing into the U.S. in May of any month during the Biden presidency.

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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 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.

Split panel of a map of the Waymo metro Phoenix service area on the left and a hand holding a phone...

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Waymo adds Desert Ridge, more to Valley service area with expansion that includes tribal land

Waymo added 90 square miles to its robotaxi service area on Wednesday, adding Desert Ridge Marketplace, Salt River Fields and other popular destinations.

United States

FILE - Police tape blocks the boarded-up residence of Timothy Haslett on Oct. 10, 2022, in Excelsio...

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One woman escaped a 'dungeon’ beneath a Missouri home, another was killed. Here's a look at the case

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man facing trial on kidnapping and sexual assault charges after a woman said she escaped weeks in his captivity was arraigned Friday on a new charge of murder. Authorities say they linked him to the remains of a woman found in a barrel by the Missouri River. The case […]

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375-pound loggerhead sea turtle returns to Atlantic Ocean after 3 months of rehab in Florida

COCOA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 375-pound (170-kilogram) sea turtle has been released back into the Atlantic Ocean after three months of rehabilitation in Florida. Officials with the Brevard Zoo released a male loggerhead named Bubba Wednesday afternoon in Cocoa Beach. Biologists with Inwater Research found Bubba in St. Lucie County on April 10, officials […]

FILE - Brian Steven Smith watches proceedings during the opening day of his double murder trial, Tu...

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Man gets 226-year prison sentences for killing 2 Alaska Native women. He filmed the torture of one

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man who killed two Alaska Native women and was heard while videotaping the torture death of one say that in his movies “everybody always dies” was sentenced Friday to 226 years in prison. Brian Steven Smith received 99-year sentences each for the deaths of Kathleen Henry, 30, and Veronica Abouchuk, […]

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Late-night comics have long been relentless in skewering Donald Trump. Now it's Joe Biden's turn

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert took a slug from his drink glass before his first monologue after President Joe Biden’s disastrous performance during his debate with Donald Trump. This was going to be hard. But then the CBS “Late Show” host dove right into jokes that were impossible for any political satirist to resist. […]

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US Sen. Susan Collins says she will once again not vote for Donald Trump in 2024

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sen. Susan Collins didn’t vote for Donald Trump for president in 2016 or 2020, and the third time will not be the charm. Collins, a longtime moderate Republican senator from Maine, told reporters on Friday that she intended to write in former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s name on the ballot […]

Lindsay Nelson kisses her husband, Robert "Fat Goose" Nelson, after he returned to NAS Oceana in Vi...

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US Navy pilots come home after months of shooting down Houthi missiles and drones

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — U.S. Navy fighter pilots came home to Virginia feeling relieved Friday after months of shooting down Houthi-launched missiles and drones off Yemen’s coast in the most intense running sea battle the Navy has faced since World War II. F/A-18 Super Hornets swooped over waiting families in a low formation before […]

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