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An overhead view of the aftermath of the Watch Fire, which destroyed around a dozen homes in the Ar...

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Watch Fire investigated as arson after devastating eastern Arizona tribal community

The Watch Fire is being investigated as arson after tearing through an eastern Arizona tribal community, authorities said.

Evacuations were ordered Sunday in the Tonto National Forest for the Black Fire burning south of Ro...

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Evacuations ordered for Black Fire south of Roosevelt Lake

Evacuations for several areas in the Tonto National Forest were ordered due to the Black Fire burning south of Roosevelt Lake.

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

Kevin Stone

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.

Split panel of Secret Service member leading Donald Trump off a rally stage after an attempted assa...

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Arizona Democrat demands answers from Secret Service after assassination attempt

Rep. Ruben Gallego, an Arizona Democrat, wrote a letter to the Secret Service director seeking answers about the Donald Trump assassination attempt.

Assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump explained...

Serena O'Sullivan

Trump assassination attempt reflects political tensions in Arizona and beyond, experts say

The assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump reminded Arizona voters of what happens when political threats come to fruition.

Stock image of backyard swimming pool. A 2-year-old boy was hospitalized but breathing after a drow...

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2-year-old boy hospitalized after being pulled from pool in Surprise

A 2-year-old boy was hospitalized Monday morning after a drowning incident in Surprise, authorities said.

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The 5: Diamondbacks’ hottest hitters entering All-Star break

With the D-backs in position to compete for a postseason spot in the second half, here are five of their hottest hitters.

Teoscar Hernández...

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Dodgers’ Teoscar Hernandez wins thrilling Home Run Derby final over Bobby Witt Jr.

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Teoscar Hernández beats Kansas City shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. to win Home Run Derby.

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Diamondbacks bolster pitching depth on Day 2 of MLB Draft

After taking four position players on Day 1 of the MLB Draft on Sunday, the Diamondbacks added starting and relief pitching on Day 2 Monday.

Christian Walker...

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Diamondbacks 1B Christian Walker’s case as MLB’s biggest All-Star Game snub

Diamondbacks first baseman Christian Walker has a case as the best player this season who was not named an All-Star.

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ASU’s McLain, Arizona’s Candiotti among Arizona-tied players picked in 2024 MLB Draft

Arizona State's Nick McLain and Arizona's Clark Candiotti were among the players from Arizona schools picked in the MLB Draft on Day 2.

D-backs vs. Dodgers on July 3, 2024. (Felisa Cardenas/Arizona Sports)...

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Diamondbacks’ Ketel Marte to lead off for National League in 2024 MLB All-Star Game

Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ketel Marte will be the leadoff hitter for the National League in the 2024 MLB All-Star Game.

Arizona Votes

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

Kevin Stone

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.

Assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump explained...

Serena O'Sullivan

Trump assassination attempt reflects political tensions in Arizona and beyond, experts say

The assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump reminded Arizona voters of what happens when political threats come to fruition.

Three Arizonans are slated to speak as "everyday Americans" at the Republican National Convention i...

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3 Arizonans to speak at Republican National Convention as 'everyday Americans'

Three Arizonans are slated to speak as "everyday Americans" at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee this week.

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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.

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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.

An artist's rendering of Toll at Cavasson — a 136-unit townhome development in north Scottsdale b...

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Toll Brothers files plans for new luxury townhomes at Scottsdale mixed-use campus

Toll Brothers Inc. has submitted an application to the city of Scottsdale to bring luxury townhomes within the Cavasson development.

Border and Immigration

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

Kevin Stone

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.

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.

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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.

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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...

Serena O'Sullivan

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...

Kevin Stone

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 - The sign is seen above the headquarters of Kaspersky Lab in Moscow, Jan. 30, 2017. Beginning...

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Kaspersky to shutter US operations after its software is banned by Commerce Department, citing risk

NEW YORK (AP) — Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky says it’s shutting down all of its operations in the United States, just weeks after the Commerce Department banned the use of the company’s software in the country. Kaspersky will “gradually wind down” its U.S. operations starting July 20, according to a statement from the Moscow company. Positions […]

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Detroit-area county to pay $7 million to family of man killed while jailed for drunken driving

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area county agreed to a $7 million settlement in the death of a man who was severely beaten by another man while in jail for a misdemeanor. Separately, a federal prosecutor announced Monday that the Wayne County jail has agreed to improve how it serves people with disabilities and mental health […]

FILE - Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle Parker speaks at at Philadelphia International Airport, Feb. 16,...

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Thousands of Philadelphia city workers are back in the office full time after judge rejects lawsuit

Thousands of Philadelphia city employees are back in their offices full time after a judge rejected a union’s request to block Mayor Cherelle Parker’s requirement that they return. District Council 47 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees had sued the city, claiming the mandate violates its contract and would harm city […]

Binaifer Nowrojee, the president of the Open Society Foundations, poses for a portrait in her organ...

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Soros' Open Society Foundations say their restructuring is complete and pledge $400M for green jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Open Society Foundations, the philanthropic organizations that billionaire investor George Soros has built up since the 1970s, revealed its first new major commitment on Tuesday after a years-long internal reorganization, pledging $400 million over eight years to support green economic development. In some of her first public remarks since she was […]

FILE - People shop at Taikoo Li Sanlitun shopping center in Beijing, China, on July 2, 2024. On Tue...

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IMF's economic view: Brighter outlook for China and India but tepid global growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is upgrading its economic outlook this year for China, India and Europe while modestly lowering expectations for the United States and Japan. But it says worldwide progress against accelerating prices has been slowed by stickier-than-expected inflation for services, from airline travel to restaurant meals. Overall, the IMF said […]

FILE - A holiday sale sign is displayed at a retail store in Rosemont, Ill., June 25, 2024. On Tues...

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Retail sales unchanged in June from May as inflation moderates

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers paused their spending June from May as they wrestle with moderating inflation but still high interest rates that have made buying anything on credit more expensive. Retail sales were unchanged in June from May, which was better than economists expected, after being revised at up 0.3% in May, according to […]

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