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  • Paul Penzone

    Maricopa County Sheriff Penzone slams latest audit demand as ‘reckless’

    Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone in a scathing statement slammed the Republican Arizona Senate's alleged request of county routers for the election audit as "reckless and irresponsible."
  • Arizona-based patio furniture store opens new showroom in Scottsdale

    Arizona-based outdoor furnishings store Paddy O’ Furniture opened a new showroom in south Scottsdale last week, the company announced.
  • Initial response strong to special Affordable Care Act open enrollment

    A special open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act coverage drew 528,005 new enrollees nationwide in its first six weeks, with 9,569 of those consumers in Arizona, according to a report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • Arizona Gov. Ducey restricts civilian oversight of police misconduct

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey last week signed several bills limiting civilian oversight of law enforcement and making it harder for prosecutors to keep track of dishonest cops.
  • Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from May 7-9

    From a wildfire burning southwest of Crown King forcing three communities to evacuate on Sunday to a meal kit company planning to open its largest U.S. distribution center in Phoenix, here are the biggest Arizona stories of the weekend.
  • Karen Fann

    Arizona Senate president assures feds election recount is secure

    The Republican president of the Arizona Senate said in a letter Friday to the U.S. Justice Department that ballots being recounted from November's presidential election are secure and the department's worries about voter intimidation are unfounded.
  • Long suspected of Arizona murder, woman confessed but avoided prison

    Shelly Harmon was long suspected of killing her roommate in central Arizona in 1988. She wasn't charged in the death of Pamela Pitts until nearly 30 years later and not until she wrapped up a 20-year prison sentence in the death of her ex-boyfriend.
  • Wildfire burning southwest of Crown King forces evacuations

    Evacuations were ordered Sunday for Minnehaha, Fort Misery and Horsethief Basin due to a wildfire burning southwest of Crown King, according to authorities.
  • Shooting in downtown Phoenix leaves 1 dead, 7 injured

    One person is dead and seven others are injured after a shooting occurred between two groups of people in downtown Phoenix.
  • Glendale Police Department

    Glendale Police shoot robbery suspect in mobile home community

    Police officers shot a robbery suspect they believe was armed after tracking him into a mobile home community, according to the Glendale Police Department.
  • Arizona reports 448 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths Sunday

    The Arizona Department of Health Services on Sunday reported 448 new coronavirus cases and two additional deaths from COVID-19.
  • Arizona child care grant program applications open until May 30

    Child care providers can apply now through May 30 for non-competitive relief funding on the Arizona Department of Economic Security website.
  • Phoenix facility to become HelloFresh’s largest US distribution center

    HelloFresh announced plans Thursday to open its largest distribution center in Phoenix by the end of 2021.
  • Silver Alert issued for missing 25-year-old Phoenix woman

    A Silver Alert was issued Saturday for 25-year-old Phoenix woman with a cognitive delay who was last seen in the area of 23rd Avenue and Bell Road.
  • Scottsdale Intl. Film Festival kicks off virtual streaming event on May 14

    The Scottsdale International Film Festival, an annual event that connects audiences with award-winning cinema from around the globe, will present the virtual 2nd Look Streaming Cinema from May 14—18.
  • Wildfire closes route between metro Phoenix, White Mountains

    A route between metro Phoenix and the White Mountains in eastern Arizona's high country remained closed Saturday because of a wildfire that for a time burned on both sides the highway.
  • Jaguar cubs born at Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park

    One melanistic and two spotted jaguar cubs were recently born at Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park, the Litchfield Park zoo announced.
  • Speakers at service say fallen officer was caring, giving

    A Chandler police officer killed when he was run over by a fleeing suspect was described Saturday as a caring man who served his community and his profession while showing compassion to those in need, including fellow officers coping with stress.
  • Grand Canyon National Park to reopen North Rim on May 15

    The North Rim entrance of the Grand Canyon is scheduled to reopen on May 15 after being closed over the winter, national park officials announced.
  • Chandler Police Department streams memorial service for fallen officer

    Watch the Chandler Police Department's live stream of the memorial service for fallen officer Christopher Farrar, who was killed in the line of duty.