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Preston Lord murder suspect Talyn Vigil posted bond and was released from jail on April 12, 2024. (...

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Runesha White, 22, is accused of stabbing a man in the back after he recorded a separate fight on A...

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Woman arrested after fight leads to stabbing, shooting in Glendale

A woman was arrested and two people were hospitalized after a fight led to a stabbing and a shooting in Glendale on Wednesday night.

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Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoes school cellphone ban, says it's unnecessary

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a proposed student cellphone ban, saying "schools are already addressing" the issue.

Javier Lopez was taken into custody on April 12, 2024. He was wanted for questioning in an Arizona ...

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Man wanted for questioning in Arizona homicide case taken into custody

A man wanted for questioning in an Arizona homicide case has been taken into custody, authorities said Friday.

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California man sentenced to 4 years for defrauding 2 elderly Arizona women in romance scams

A California man was recently sentenced to four years in prison for his role in romance scams that targeted two elderly Arizona women.

A man is suspected of assaulting three women at ASU's Tempe campus on Thursday. (Maricopa County Sh...

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ASU police arrest man suspected of assaulting 3 women on Tempe campus

A man suspected of assaulting three women at ASU's Tempe campus on Thursday has been arrested, according to authorities.

Chandler double murder suspect found guilty, top prosecutor says...

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Man found guilty of killing 2 people in Chandler parking lot in 2017

Taron Lavelle Watkins, 29, has been found guilty of committing a Chandler double murder, prosecutors announced on Wednesday.

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Arizona Coyotes fans react to reports of team relocating to Utah

Arizona Coyotes hockey fans both in and out of the desert gathered together to mourn as reports of the team relocating to Utah came out.

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Arizona Coyotes told move to Utah is a go, per reports

Time has run out on the Arizona Coyotes franchise, as players were told before Friday's game that the team is relocating to Salt Lake City.

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Diamondbacks pull LHP Eduardo Rodriguez back from throwing program due to lat tightness

Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo gives his team's latest injury updates, including a setback for Eduardo Rodriguez.

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Coyotes players: We don’t know more than ‘what everyone else is seeing’ on potential relocation

Like most everyone else, Arizona Coyotes players have seemingly been left in the dark regarding potential relocation.

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Grand Canyon hires Bobby Hurley’s top Arizona State assistant, Jermaine Kimbrough

Arizona State assistant coach Jermaine Kimbrough has departed Bobby Hurley's staff and joined nearby Grand Canyon head coach Bryce Drew.

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High horse: Arizona Cardinal takes home Topham Handicap Chase victory

Given the same namesake as the NFL team, Arizona Cardinal finished first in the Topham Handicap Chase on Friday morning.

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Restaurant franchisee buys Peoria retail center 83 Marketplace for $11.1 million

A local franchisee for restaurant chain Seven Brothers Burgers bought the new Peoria retail center '83 Marketplace' for $11.1 million.

A sign at the front of The Mexicano in Phoenix shows the restaurant's name with the words "By Chef ...

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The Mexicano restaurant, a Maggiore Group concept, expanding into East Valley

The Maggiore Group is expanding its restaurant empire by bringing The Mexicano concept to the East Valley.

Construction and asphalt company secures new Phoenix facility...

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Phoenix construction firm buys industrial building in Peoria for $9.5M

Gonzalez Asphalt, a Phoenix-based construction and asphalt company, will expand its business in the northwest Valley, officials said.

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Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes speaks in Phoenix after the state Supreme Court issued a ruling...

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Arizona AG Kris Mayes exploring legal options to thwart near-total abortion ban

Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes thinks there is a legal path to preventing a near-total abortion ban from going into effect, but she's not taking anything for granted.

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Abortion services expected to ramp up in nearby states after Arizona decision

Doctors and clinic leaders said there'll be a scramble across the Southwest for abortion care due to Tuesday's decision in Arizona.

Arizona state Rep. Matt Gress speaks to reporters about the abortion ban repeal proposal on Wednesd...

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Arizona Republican lawmakers shut down discussion on proposal to repeal abortion ban

Shouts of “Shame! Shame!” rang out in the Arizona House as Republican lawmakers shut down discussion on a proposed repeal a near-total abortion ban.

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AZ Political Podcast: Chuck Coughlin on Arizona's abortion ruling and its national effect

Chuck Coughlin lays out what the Arizona Supreme Court’s decision means for both Republicans and Democrats in this election year in this week's AZ Political Podcast.

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Maricopa County reveals winners of 'I Voted' sticker design contests

Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer presented the winners of the county's "I Voted" sticker design contest on Monday.

Arizona Republican Congressmen Paul Gosar, left, Andy Biggs, seen at a House committee hearing in S...

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Reps. Andy Biggs, Paul Gosar reportedly subpoenaed in Arizona fake elector probe

Reps. Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar reportedly have been ordered to testify for the grand jury looking into Arizona's 2020 fake elector case.

Youth Violence

Hosts of a Halloween party have charges against them after death...

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Queen Creek police chief wants to hold hosts of party where Preston Lord was attacked accountable

Queen Creek Police Chief Randy Brice explains why his department submitted charges against the hosts of a Halloween party where a teen died.

Preston Lord investigation ongoing: 6 arrests, more coming up...

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Queen Creek police chief explains why police left party area before attack on Preston Lord

The Queen Creek Police Department released a report on the investigation into Preston Lord's death last week.

Youth engagement officer position Gilbert Police Department Arizona...

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Gilbert Police Department may add new position solely focused on helping youth, chief says

Gilbert Police Chief Michael Soelberg said his department may create a new position — youth engagement officer — to help kids in the town.

Border and Immigration

Asylum seekers board a bus to a shelter in New York City on May 18, 2023. Arizona leaders say feder...

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Arizona leaders urge federal officials to properly fund state's border shelter services

Arizona leaders are urging the Biden Administration to make sure the state gets its fair share of the $650 million recently allocated for border shelter services -- and soon.

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We need an Easter basket of bucks delivered to the border—before Sunday

The recently passed budget signed by Joe Biden has border money in it, but Arizona needs that money right now, says KTAR News host Jim Sharpe.

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Trial underway for Arizona border rancher charged with killing migrant on his property

A 75-year-old Arizona rancher went on trial Friday in the fatal shooting of a migrant on his property near Mexico.

Texas immigration law causes border confusion in courts...

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Anticipation and anger on Texas border as strict immigration law again on hold

Texan leaders want to arrest and deport migrants accused of entering the U.S. illegally. Courts are fighting the Texas immigration law.

Clothes hang on a barrier near the border in Arivaca, Arizona. (KTAR News Photo/Felisa Cardenas)...

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Here's what KTAR News learned from '48 Hours on the Border' immigration series

KTAR News, in conjunction with ABC15 Arizona, spent the last week examining the economic, social and political issues surrounding immigration.

The port of entry in Nogales from the United States side of the border. (KTAR News Photo/Felisa Car...

Jim Cross

Nogales business leader believes community hasn't been as affected by border crisis

Recent migrant surges strained cities and nonprofits across the Southwest, but a business leader said Nogales hasn't been hit as hard as others.

Arizona Education

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Kevin Stone

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoes school cellphone ban, says it's unnecessary

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a proposed student cellphone ban, saying "schools are already addressing" the issue.

Life Skills Autism Academy staff member works with child with autism...

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New therapy center through Centria Autism opens in Glendale

A new Life Skills Autism Academy (LSAA) center through Centria Autism opened in Glendale last week, officials announced Monday.

University of Arizona President Robert Robbins is seen walking on the Tucson campus....

Kevin Stone

Embattled University of Arizona President Robert Robbins won't stay on past current contract

Embattled University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins will step down at the end of his current contract -- or sooner if a successor is in place.

Arizona Homeless News

new shelter in west Phoenix has privacy, workforce assistance...

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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.

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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.

Drug-free zones focus of new bill Republican lawmaker pushes...

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State lawmaker wants to change Arizona law related to drug use and homelessness

Arizona state Rep. Matt Gress introduced a bill that would amend current law to create drug-free zones within areas around service providers.

Arizona Technology

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Kevin Stone

Waymo, Uber Eats announce partnership for driverless food delivery in metro Phoenix

Waymo and Uber are expanding their partnership in metro Phoenix to include a driverless food delivery program through Uber Eats.

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6 electric vehicle charging stations now available at libraries across Phoenix

Six electric vehicle charging stations are now available at public libraries across Phoenix.

Students wear virtual reality headsets in the Dreamscape Learn pod at ASU Prep Pilgrim Rest Element...

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Phoenix school launching immersive classroom program with virtual reality technology

A Phoenix school is launching an innovative immersive classroom program that utilizes virtual reality technology.

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1 dead after shuttle bus crashes at a Honolulu cruise ship terminal

HONOLULU (AP) — One person died and multiple people were injured when a shuttle bus collided with pedestrians and concrete barriers at a Honolulu cruise ship terminal, authorities said Friday. The crash occurred when the shuttle bus driver mistook the gas pedal for the brake, Honolulu police said in statement. The driver had dropped off […]

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Officer who fatally shot Kawaski Trawick 5 years ago won't be disciplined, police commissioner says

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Kawaski Trawick inside his Bronx apartment five years ago will not face internal discipline, the city’s police commissioner, Edward Caban, announced Friday. In a statement, Caban said the officers, Brendan Thompson and Herbert Davis, “acted within the law” in […]

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Dallas doctor convicted of tampering with IV bags linked to co-worker's death and other emergencies

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas anesthesiologist was convicted Friday for injecting a nerve-blocking agent and other drugs into bags of intravenous fluid at a surgical center where he worked, which led to the death of a co-worker and caused cardiac emergencies for several patients, federal prosecutors said. A jury convicted Raynaldo Riviera Ortiz Jr., 60, […]

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Maine governor signs bill restricting paramilitary training in response to neo-Nazi's plan

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A bill to restrict paramilitary training in Maine in response to a neo-Nazi who wanted to create a training center for a “blood tribe” was signed into law by Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Friday. The law, which the governor signed without public comment, allows the attorney general to file for […]

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New York county loses bid to prevent state legal challenge of its ban on female transgender athletes

NEW YORK (AP) — A county outside New York City has lost its bid to block the state from taking legal action against its ban on women’s and girls teams that include female transgender players, state Attorney General Letitia James said Friday. U.S. District Court Judge Nusrat Choudhury dismissed Nassau County’s lawsuit seeking to prevent […]

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Urgent care worker accused of sexual assaults while claiming falsely to be a nurse in Philly suburbs

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A dozen additional victims have told police they were victimized by a medical assistant who falsely said he was nurse when they sought treatment in recent months at an urgent care facility outside Philadelphia, police said in filing new sexual assault charges. Ramon Garcia, 33, was accused on Thursday of two […]

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