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A man was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor. (Pexels photo)...

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Arizona man who sexually abused minor sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison

An Arizona man was sentenced to 235 months in prison for sexually abusing a minor in 2021, authorities announced Friday.

A road closed sign stands on an Arizona highway while cows walk across the road in the background....

Payne Moses

Northbound I-17 closed due to vehicle crash near Lake Montezuma

The northbound lanes of Interstate 17 were closed near Lake Montezuma due to a vehicle crash, authorities said Friday.

Stock photo of a police car with lights on at night. Two people were found dead inside a car near D...

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Missing woman was 1 of the 2 people found dead in car in west Phoenix, police say

One of the two people found dead inside a car in west Phoenix earlier this month has been identified as a missing woman.

Rescue crews responded to Camelback Mountain in Phoenix after three hikers called for help....

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3 out-of-town hikers rescued from Camelback Mountain during excessive heat

Three out-of-town hikers were rescued from Camelback Mountain on Friday after succumbing to the extreme Phoenix heat.

Stock image of a swimming pool. A child hospitalized after a Scottsdale drowning incident on July 1...

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Child rushed to hospital after drowning incident in Scottsdale

A child was rushed to the hospital Friday morning after a drowning incident in Scottsdale, authorities said.

A boy is seen playing in a splash pad at Riverview Park in Mesa on June 5, 2024. An excessive heat ...

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Excessive heat warning issued for metro Phoenix as temperatures rise

With temperatures on the rise, authorities have issued an excessive heat warning for metro Phoenix.

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Cardinals ILB Mack Wilson Sr. high fives Tyreek Maddox-Williams...

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Cardinals’ Mack Wilson Sr. ready to prove naysayers wrong: ‘This is just the beginning’

Cardinals LB Mack Wilson Sr. is feeling renewed entering Year 6 even if those around the league still aren't given him the proper respect.

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Allisha Gray becomes 1st player to win both 3-point and skills competition at WNBA All-Star

Allisha Gray became the first player in WNBA history to win both the 3-point and skills competition in the same year.

WNBA Skills Challenge finalists Sophie Cunningham of the Phoenix Mercury and Allisha Gray of the At...

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Allisha Gray edges Mercury’s Sophie Cunningham to win WNBA All-Star skills competition

Allisha Gray won the WNBA All-Star skills competition, beating hometown favorite Sophie Cunningham in the finals Friday night.

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Diamondbacks trade deadline: 10 left-handed relievers to keep an eye on

The Diamondbacks are in need of left-handed relief help, and there is a group of southpaws on teams well out of contention.

Caitlin Clark and Erica Wheeler...

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Flight issues cause Erica Wheeler to miss All-Star skills challenge in Phoenix

Indiana's Kelsey Mitchell was a last-minute replacement for her Fever teammate Erica Wheeler in the WNBA All-Star skills challenge.

Trey Benson participates in the 2024 NFL Draft Combine...

Tyler Drake

Cardinals training camp battles: Trey Benson vs. Michael Carter

The battle at RB2 between rookie Trey Benson and veteran Michael Carter could end being one of the tightest this training camp.

Arizona Votes

Arizonans are grateful to be in Milwaukee for what they call a "bucket list" and "once-in-a-lifetim...

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Arizonans grateful to be in Milwaukee for 'bucket list' Republican National Convention

Arizonans are grateful to be in Milwaukee for what they call a "bucket list" and "once-in-a-lifetime" Republican National Convention.

With her image magnified on the video screen behind her, Kari Lake speaks during the Republican Nat...

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Kari Lake says her 'great name ID' is helpful for fundraising in Arizona US Senate race

Arizona Republican Kari Lake said the fact that she's become so well known has been a boon to her U.S. Senate fundraising efforts.

FILE - Doug Emhoff, the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks during a roundtable discuss...

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Second gentleman Doug Emhoff to campaign in Arizona this week

Second gentleman Doug Emhoff will campaign in Tempe in an effort to push improvement of public transportation.

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Perfect Pear Bistro Chandler set to open soon...

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Perfect Pear Bistro expands to Chandler for 1st location outside Tempe

Perfect Pear Bistro expanded its operations outside of Tempe for the first time, bringing its signature grilled cheeses to Chandler on Monday.

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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.

Border and Immigration

Arizona congressional candidate Blake Masters, right, spoke to KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Mike Broomhead...

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Arizona GOP congressional hopeful Blake Masters calls for 'millions and millions' of deportations

Arizona Republican Blake Masters congressional candidate is calling for “millions and millions” of deportations.

Chinese migrants wait to be processed after crossing the border with Mexico near Jacumba Hot Spring...

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Border arrests plunge 29% in June to the lowest of Biden's presidency as asylum halt takes hold

Arrests for illegally crossing the border plunged 29% in June, the lowest month of Biden's presidency, according to figures released Monday.

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

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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.

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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...

Payne Moses

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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Serena O'Sullivan

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...

Serena O'Sullivan

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 Gov. Katie Hobbs, second from left, announced a partnership with Intel for developing the s...

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Gov. Katie Hobbs, Intel announce partnership to train semiconductor workforce

Gov. Katie Hobbs on Monday announced a partnership with Intel to train technicians in an effort to reinforce Arizona's developing semiconductor industry.

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.

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Plane crash near Ohio airport kills 3; federal authorities investigating

VIENNA, Ohio (AP) — A plane trying to make an emergency landing at an airport in northeastern Ohio crashed, killing all three people aboard, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Administration said Saturday that the twin-engine Beechcraft 60 went down near the Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Ohio at about 6:45 p.m. Friday. The Ohio State Highway […]

Firefighters battle a fire at First Baptist Dallas church on Friday, July 19, 2024, in Dallas. (Chi...

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A fire severely damages the historic First Baptist Dallas church sanctuary

A fire all but destroyed the historic church sanctuary at First Baptist Dallas, sending smoke billowing over the city but causing no deaths or injuries, Dallas firefighters said. The fire in the Texas Historic Landmark, a Victorian-style red brick church built in 1890, was reported about 6:30 p.m. Friday, and contained about three hours later, […]

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New Hampshire Gov. Sununu signs bill banning transgender girls from girls' sports

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire has signed a bill that would ban transgender athletes in grades 5-12 from teams that align with their gender identity, adding the state to nearly half in the nation that adopted similar measures. The bill passed by the Republican-led Legislature would require schools to […]

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2024 Election Latest: Growing chorus of Democratic lawmakers call for Biden to drop reelection bid

A rapidly growing chorus of Democratic lawmakers called Friday for President Joe Biden to drop his reelection bid, even as the president insisted he’s read y to return to the campaign trail next week to counter what he called a “dark vision” laid out by Republican Donald Trump. As more Democratic members of Congress urged […]

Jungle Cruise Skipper Gabriel Ramos keeps up the Jungle Cruise-style humor as he joins other Disney...

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Disneyland workers authorize potential strike ahead of continued contract negotiations

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of workers at Disney’s theme park and resort properties in California voted late Friday to authorize a potential strike, as contract negotiations drag on. The strike authorization was approved by an overwhelming margin, nearly 99% of the members who cast votes according to a union statement. The election was held […]

FILE - Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is covered by U.S. Secret Se...

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This is how Secret Service protection has changed for presidents over the years

WASHINGTON (AP) — During Abraham Lincoln’s presidency, anyone could come to the White House and see him. Come they did: mothers looking to have their sons released from military service, wives urging that their husbands be freed from prison after resisting the draft, others who simply wanted to meet the president. “Some only wanted comfort […]

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