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A transfer team member moves a patient in a wheelchair into the new Valleywise Health Medical Cente...

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Long-awaited Valleywise Health Medical Center in Phoenix welcomes 1st patients

The long-awaited new Valleywise Health Medical Center in Phoenix is now open after welcoming its first patients on Thursday.

Authorities are seen responding to a shooting on US 60 in Mesa on Friday, June 14, 2024, in an Ariz...

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Suspect in custody after morning rush-hour shooting on East Valley freeway

A man was shot while driving on an East Valley freeway during rush hour Friday morning, and the suspect is in custody.

Crews place concrete girder on a new Valley freeway ramp. Multiple metro Phoenix freeway projects a...

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Sky Harbor Airport access limited during busy weekend for Valley freeway construction

Construction on State Route 143 near the Phoenix airport is among multiple projects Valley drivers should have on their radar this weekend.

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Detective with Scottsdale Police Department dies after being injured in line of duty

Detective Ryan So with the Scottsdale Police Department died Thursday night after succumbing to "duty-related injuries," authorities said.

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AZ Political Podcast: Terry Goddard on Hobbs investigation, policing in Phoenix

Terry Goddard, this week's guest on AZ Political Podcast, discusses the Hobbs "pay for play" investigation, policing in Phoenix and more.

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Tempe PD continues crackdown on street racing with Operation Street Sweep

Tempe Police Department will continue its crackdown on illegal street racing with Operation Street Sweep.

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Diamondbacks’ offense continues to rally, Ryne Nelson sharp in win over White Sox

The Diamondbacks have been on a roll with the bats, and they put up runs in a multitude of ways Friday against the White Sox. 

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Charles Barkley says next season will be his last on television

Long-time NBA analyst for TNT Charles Barkley revealed on NBA TV Friday night that next season will be his last on television.

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Zebras at the Lovullo house? Diamondbacks’ summer party a bonding experience

Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo hosted D-backs players and staff, two zebras, a llama, a cow and goats on Monday. 

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White Sox OF Tommy Pham activated ahead of matchup with former club Diamondbacks

Tommy Pham is back at Chase Field as a member of the White Sox and will receive his NL pennant ring before facing the Diamondbacks.

Jaime Jaquez Jr. #11 of the Miami Heat is guarded by Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Golden State Warrior...

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22 for 22: Can Suns find rare instant contributor in NBA Draft?

There is no doubting the value it would bring the Phoenix Suns to select a player in the NBA Draft who was a long-term part of what they do.

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Former Suns PG Cam Payne arrested in Scottsdale for refusing to give identity to police

Former Phoenix Suns point guard Cam Payne was arrested for failing to provide Scottsdale Police officers with his name.

Arizona Votes

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Arizona lawmakers to let voters decide on retention rules for Supreme Court justices

Arizona lawmakers agreed to let voters decide in November whether to change the state's judicial retention rules.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - JUNE 06: Arizona republican U.S. Senate candidate Kari Lake looks on as former U...

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Kari Lake loses appeals court challenge for 2022 Arizona gubernatorial race

Republican Kari Lake has lost an Arizona appeals court challenge arguing that thousands of Phoenix-area mail ballot signatures were not properly verified when she lost the 2022 governor election to Democrat Katie Hobbs.

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Jill Biden coming to Phoenix on Saturday for outreach event aimed at older voters

First lady Jill Biden is coming to Phoenix on Saturday for an event that will look to appeal to older voters.

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Reverb by Hard Rock Scottsdale is set to debut in Arizona in 2026. Pictured is a Reverb by Hard Roc...

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Hard Rock eyes 2026 opening date for Reverb hotel in Scottsdale

Reverb, the first Hard Rock hotel in Arizona, is set to debut in Scottsdale in 2026, the brand confirmed Tuesday.

The Sky Harbor Center, a five-building campus fully leased by Bank of America, has traded hands. (C...

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Massive Bank of America campus next to Sky Harbor airport sold to Texas buyer

Bank of America has occupied its campus since 1989 and is located on 37 acres on a long-term ground lease with the city of Phoenix.

The town of Queen Creek is ready to open their newest park, Frontier Family Park, to the public on ...

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Frontier Family Park: What to expect at the new 85-acre park in Queen Creek

The town of Queen Creek is ready to open their newest park, Frontier Family Park, to the public on Saturday.

Border and Immigration

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AZ Political Podcast: Immigration lawyer Sal Macias discusses Biden's executive action at border

Sal Macias discusses President Joe Biden’s executive action regarding asylum claims changes things at the border on this week's AZ Political Podcast.

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Latino advocacy group asks court to prevent Secure the Border Act from appearing on Arizona’s ballot

A Latino advocacy group has filed a lawsuit asking a court to prevent a border proposal from appearing on Arizona’s Nov. 5 ballot.

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Arizona sheriffs concerned about unfunded mandates in Secure the Border Act

Some Arizona sheriffs are expressing concern about unfunded mandates in the Secure the Border Act, but a top Republican lawmaker says they shouldn't be worried.

Executive order on immigration from Biden: Juan Ciscomani's take...

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Arizona congressman says Biden's executive order on border could do more harm than good

Arizona District 6 Rep. Juan Ciscomani dismissed President Joe Biden's executive order on immigration as problematic lip service.

The Arizona House passed the Secure the Vote act on June 4, 2024. (Photo by Rebecca Noble/Getty Ima...

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Arizona House passes controversial Secure the Border Act, sends measure to ballot

Voters will have the final say on the controversial Secure the Border Act after the Arizona House passed the measure on Tuesday that would let law enforcement arrest those who they see cross the border illegally.

Executive order on border security: How Arizona leaders responded...

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Arizona lawmakers respond to President Biden's executive order on border security

Here's how Arizona lawmakers responded to President Biden's executive order on border security, which he issued on Tuesday.

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Long-awaited Valleywise Health Medical Center in Phoenix welcomes 1st patients

The long-awaited new Valleywise Health Medical Center in Phoenix is now open after welcoming its first patients on Thursday.

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US Supreme Court unanimously preserves access to abortion medication mifepristone

The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously preserved access to a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of all abortions in the U.S. last year.

Arizona will receive nearly $15.5 million as part of a settlement with Johnson & Johnson over its m...

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Arizona receives nearly $15.5 million in talc product settlement with Johnson & Johnson

Arizona will receive nearly $15.5 million as part of a settlement with Johnson & Johnson over its marketing of talc products, officials announced Tuesday.

Arizona Education

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.

Almost 300 Taiwanese students have come due to TSMC plants...

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Hundreds of Taiwanese students joined Phoenix schools as TSMC facilities expand in Arizona

Many Taiwanese students have attended the Deer Valley School District due to the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's expansion.

Tom Horne: One-on-one tutoring program benefits Arizona students...

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Arizona schools chief Tom Horne says tutoring program is boosting reading, math scores

The Achievement Tutoring Program, which is a one-on-one tutoring program for Arizona students, improves academic performance, Tom Horne says.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Apache Inn was purchased by the city of Tempe to help fight homelessness in the city. (City of Temp...

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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.

Arizona Technology

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.

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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.

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.

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Couple rescued from desert near California's Joshua Tree National Park after running out of water

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A couple hiking in the desert south of Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California was rescued after running out of water, authorities said. On Sunday, the man called 911 and reported that his girlfriend was dehydrated and weak, according to a statement from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office posted Monday […]

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Crews rescue 28 people trapped upside down high on Oregon amusement park ride

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Emergency crews in Oregon rescued 28 people Friday after they were stuck for about half an hour dangling upside down high on a ride at a century-old amusement park. Portland Fire and Rescue said on the social platform X that firefighters worked with engineers at Oaks Park to manually lower the […]

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Independent report criticizes Cuomo's 'top-down' management of New York's COVID-19 response

NEW YORK (AP) — An investigation into New York’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic found former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “top down” approach of dictating public health policy through his office, rather than coordinating with state and local agencies, sewed confusion during the crisis. In the state’s nursing homes, where some 15,000 people died, the administration’s […]

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Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging federal rules to accommodate abortions for workers

CHICAGO (AP) — A lawsuit filed by 17 states challenging federal rules entitling workers to time off and other accommodations for abortions lacks standing, a federal judge in Arkansas ruled on Friday. Republican attorneys general from each state, led by Arkansas and Tennessee, sued the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in April, days after the agency […]

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen; Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Reps. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., and Ro Khanna, D-Calif. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation” — Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio; Microsoft founder Bill Gates; Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. ___ CNN’s […]

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Las Vegas shooting survivors alarmed at US Supreme Court's strike down of ban on rifle bump stocks

Survivors of the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas and families who received somber calls from police hours later said they were alarmed when the U.S. Supreme Court Friday struck down a ban on the gun attachment used by the shooter who rattled off over 1,000 bullets into a crowd of thousands in 11 minutes. […]

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