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  • Tempe mainstay Rula Bula pub to close in June when lease expires

    The final last call is approaching for Rula Bula Irish Pub and Restaurant, a downtown Tempe fixture for more than 20 years.
  • Southwest Human Development hosting annual virtual book drive

    KTAR’s Community Spotlight this month focuses on Southwest Human Development's fourth annual virtual book drive that encourages young children to read.
  • Buckeye Fire Chief Bob Costello

    Memorial for Buckeye fire chief to include West Valley procession

    A procession along West Valley streets and highways will be part of the memorial activities for Buckeye Fire Chief Bob Costello, who died last week.
  • Arizona Senate renting Veterans Memorial Coliseum for election audit

    The Arizona Senate is renting Veterans Memorial Coliseum, aka The Madhouse on McDowell, for its audit of Maricopa County’s 2020 election results.
  • Pima County gets $2.1M in federal aid for costs related to asylum seekers

    Pima County officials have said the federal government will provide $2.1 million to cover the costs of supporting people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border seeking asylum.
  • Former Arizona DPS boss would prefer transparency in body-cam legislation

    A former director of Arizona's state law enforcement agency said withholding trooper body-cam footage from the public, in certain circumstances under a proposed bill, could hurt transparency efforts.
  • Phoenix-area Rage Against the Machine shows now set for 2022

    If you’re wondering when Rage Against the Machine will make its long-anticipated return to the Valley, your wait is over. But you’ll need another year of patience before the show finally goes on.
  • Human remains discovered after explosion, fire at Arizona ranch

    Authorities in northern Arizona said firefighters found human remains while putting out a blaze after an explosion at a ranch.
  • Arizona reports 419 new COVID-19 cases, 4 additional deaths Wednesday

    Arizona public health officials on Wednesday reported 419 new coronavirus cases, the fewest since April 1, and four additional deaths from COVID-19.
  • Valley group’s mission to build vaccine trust may be harder with J&J pause

    A community group based in Phoenix believes they will have to work harder to build vaccine trust among diverse communities with health agencies recommending Tuesday a pause for the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after reports of blood clots in a small group of people.
  • Yuma Sector Border Patrol dog sniffs out 2 major drug seizures in a week

    A Yuma Sector Border Patrol canine is being credited with helping authorities locate two major drug seizures within a week.
  • Ride-share program using Teslas launches Phoenix-Tucson service

    Falcon Line, a Scottsdale-based company, has launched a premium ride share service for transportation between Phoenix and Tucson via Tesla electric vehicles.
  • Fry’s Food Stores to open new Buckeye location in May

    Fry’s Food Stores recently announced a new store will open in Buckeye on May 5 at 19600 W. Indian School Rd. and offer a variety of amenities.
  • Arizona volunteers unearth 75-million-year-old dinosaur in New Mexico

    The earliest known brachylophosaur has been discovered in New Mexico by volunteers and citizen scientists of Mesa's Arizona Museum of Natural History.
  • Tucson man gets federal prison term for firearms smuggling

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson man has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in federal prison for smuggling firearms and ammunition into Mexico. Prosecutors said 31-year-old Ruben Arnulfo Chavarin also was fined more than $10,000. On 14 occasions between December 2010 and February 2011, prosecutors said Chavarin purchased eight firearms and over 21,000 rounds […]
  • Superior mayor: Small Arizona town can’t reach full potential without mine

    The mayor of a small community in Arizona's copper corridor likes to think of Superior as a town with a mine, not a mining town. Neither can be a reality if Congress passes a bill to rescind a land exchange for what would be one of the largest copper mining operations in the U.S.
  • Tucson’s Romero says city to house asylum seekers, migrants at hotels

    The city of Tucson has contracted with local hotels to temporarily house people seeking asylum in the U.S. while awaiting the completion of a tent-like facility built by Customs and Border Protection.
  • Crews battle residential brush fire in central Phoenix

    Crews successfully battled a brush fire in central Phoenix that damaged two homes, authorities said Tuesday.
  • Arizona AG Brnovich calls criticism of border lawsuit ‘pinnacle of hypocrisy’

    Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said opposition to his lawsuit over the environmental impact of the Biden administration’s border policies was the "pinnacle of hypocrisy."
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    Former Arizona DPS boss surprised by Minnesota officer’s weapon mistake

    The retired head of two Arizona law enforcement agencies said Tuesday training should have taken over when a veteran Minnesota police officer who thought she was using a Taser fatally shot a suspect.

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