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Arizona man sentenced to 5 years for selling fentanyl

An Arizona man was sentenced to five years in prison last week for his role in a drug trafficking organization, authorities said. 
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Watch: Vehicle left in drive rams through Tempe shop

A pair of men narrowly avoided serious injury after a vehicle left in drive rammed through the front of a Tempe shop on Thursday afternoon.
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Arizona activists want Gov. Doug Ducey, right, to denounce state Sen. Wendy Rogers over her respons...
Kevin Stone

Arizona political coalition urges Gov. Doug Ducey to condemn Sen. Wendy Rogers

An Arizona political coalition is calling on Gov. Doug Ducey to condemn state Sen. Wendy Rogers over her response to the Buffalo shooting.
14 hours ago
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Danny Shapiro

Prosecutors don’t charge Chandler officer in fatal shooting of teen

The Maricopa County Attorney's Office announced Thursday it would not charge an officer who fatally shot a teenager in the back in Chandler early last year.
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SuElen Rivera

AAA expects busy roads in Arizona for Memorial Day weekend despite rising gas prices

Despite the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Phoenix reaching $5 last week, AAA expects more travelers for this Memorial Day weekend compared to last year. 
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Kevin Stone

Look! Up in the Arizona sky! It’s a Walmart delivery drone!

Walmart announced plans to launch, literally, a delivery service using aerial drones in Arizona and five other states.
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13-year-old charged with terrorism after threatening to shoot Prescott school

A 13-year-old student was arrested after he allegedly told a bus driver he was going to "shoot up the school," authorities said Thursday.
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Silver Alert issued for missing Peoria man with memory issues

Authorities issued a Silver Alert on Wednesday night for a missing Peoria man with memory issues and other health concerns.
21 hours ago
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Taylor Tasler

Arizona man hopes to help national research program diversify health care system

A national research program working with Banner Health and the University of Arizona aims to diversify the health care system and one Arizona man hopes he can be a part of that change.
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Arizonans turn in more than 8K pounds of unneeded medication on Drug Take Back Day

More than 8,000 pounds of unneeded prescription medications were collected across Arizona on Drug Take Back Day last month, authorities said Tuesday.
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Torrence Dunham

Phoenix Fan Fusion returns this weekend after yearslong COVID postponement

Phoenix Fan Fusion makes its return this weekend at the Phoenix Convention Center after being postponed multiple times over the past few years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
23 hours ago
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Owner of BBB Fashion stores in Arizona pleads guilty to tax evasion

The business owner of a chain of clothing stores around Arizona pleaded guilty earlier this year to tax evasion, authorities said Tuesday.
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Sam Fox to open location for pizza venture Fly Bye To Go in Arcadia this fall

Valley restaurateur Sam Fox will open a location for takeout pizza venture Fly Bye To Go in the Arcadia neighborhood in Phoenix this fall.
24 hours ago
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Phoenix police seeking suspect in murder of man sleeping on loading dock

The Phoenix Police Department is seeking help finding a suspect after a man was murdered while sleeping on a loading dock last month.
1 day ago
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Arizona House Republicans pass election bills in party-line votes

Arizona House Republicans have revived three election bills that passed in party-line votes after failing last week.
1 day ago
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Probe ordered for Arizona senator’s comments on Buffalo shooting

The Arizona Senate's ethics committee voted Wednesday to formally investigate a Republican lawmaker's online comments that appeared to blame the federal government for the recent massacre at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.
1 day ago
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Cops: 500,000 fentanyl pills seized in Arizona traffic stop

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — Two women were arrested after about 500,000 fentanyl pills were found in an SUV pulled over for speeding on Interstate 10 in Arizona, police said. The pills that were seized were discovered concealed in collagen supplement bottles on Monday during a search that also turned up a handgun and a […]
1 day ago
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Arizona Rep. Ruben Gallego goes at NRA, Ted Cruz in tweets on Texas school shooting

Arizona Democratic U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego lashed out at the National Rifle Association and Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in a series of profane tweets in response to the massacre at a Texas elementary school.
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Abortion rights activists and supporters march outside of the Austin Convention Center on May 14, 2...
Kevin Stone

Candidate’s abortion stance is significant for majority of Arizona voters

About six in 10 Arizona voters say a candidate’s stance on abortion will have a significant impact on their ballot choices.
2 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Phoenix police release video of officer shooting noncompliant man holding river rock

Phoenix Police released body-worn camera footage of an officer shooting a man who was acting erratically while holding a river rock.
2 days ago
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Passenger pleads guilty to lewd behavior on flight to Phoenix

A Texas man pleaded guilty to performing lewd behavior on a flight to Phoenix last month, authorities said Tuesday.
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Fire, smoke force at least 15 from multiple Phoenix apartments

Over a dozen people lost their homes early Wednesday, as fire and smoke overwhelmed five apartments, first responders said.
2 days ago
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Large indoor pickleball facility now open in Chandler

Grab those paddles as one of the largest dedicated indoor pickleball facilities in the country is now open in Chandler.
2 days ago
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Grand reopening of Rotary Splash Pad in Fountain Hills set for this week

As temperatures begin to climb into the triple-digits, children will once again be able to cool off at the Rotary Centennial Splash Pad in Fountain Hills after a grand re-opening this week.
2 days ago
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13 alleged members of Mexican-based drug ring indicted in Arizona

Thirteen alleged members of a Mexican-based drug trafficking organization were indicted by a grand jury in Arizona on Monday, authorities said.
2 days ago
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Encanto: The Sing-Along Film Concert Tour coming to Phoenix in July

People can experience Disney's newest hit "Encanto" in a unique way with a sing-along film concert at Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix this summer.
2 days ago
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Clemency board rejects Arizona death-row prisoner’s bid

Arizona’s clemency board has declined to recommend to Gov. Doug Ducey that the death sentence of a man convicted in the 1984 kidnapping and killing of an 8-year-old girl be reduced to a lesser punishment, rejecting his claims that he is innocent of the crimes.
2 days ago
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Stage 2 fire restrictions set to begin this week across Arizona due to wildfire threat

Stage 2 fire restrictions are set to begin across Arizona this week due to heightened wildfire activity and dry conditions, officials said.
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Arizona appeals court says ban on per-signature initiative is illegal

A 2017 law that makes it a crime to pay people for each signature they collect to qualify voter initiatives for the ballot violates the First Amendment and the first criminal case filed using the law must be dismissed, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.
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Suspect in custody after allegedly exchanging gunfire with Phoenix police

A robbery suspect was in custody after allegedly exchanging gunfire with police in north Phoenix on Tuesday, authorities said.
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