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Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema leaves Democratic Party, registers as independent

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema announced Friday she is registering as an independent, leaving the Democratic Party but promising her work won't change.
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Arizona border sheriff backs protesters impeding shipping container installation

A southern Arizona sheriff said protesters have been keeping crews from stacking shipping containers at the U.S.-Mexico border, and he's good with it.
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Guatemalan man facing charges after allegedly assaulting Arizona border patrol agent

A Guatemalan man was arrested last week for allegedly assaulting a border patrol agent while he was illegally crossing the border.
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No scheduled closures on Phoenix-area freeways for third consecutive weekend

Phoenix-area drivers won't have to worry about closures on freeways for a third straight weekend as there are no scheduled projects.
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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Dec. 9-11

The Arizona Coyotes are back in town, more holiday festivities are underway and museums could be your next favorite winter go-to spot.
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Charles Barkley happy for Brittney Griner’s Russia release, feels for still-imprisoned Paul Whelan

Charles Barkley is happy fellow Valley basketball icon Brittney Griner was released from Russia in a prisoner swap, but feels for Paul Whelan.
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Mesa police investigating homicide after man found killed in his boot repair shop

Mesa police are investigating the death of a man after he was found killed inside his boot repair business on Tuesday.
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Arizona’s News Roundup: Griner released, TSMC ups state investment and more

Listen to a recap of the biggest Arizona news stories this week, including Brittney Griner's release and President Biden's visit to the state.
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Silver Alert issued for 44-year-old woman with cognitive issues last seen in Phoenix

A Silver Alert was issued Thursday for a 44-year-old woman with a cognitive delay who was last seen in Phoenix on Sunday.
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West Valley elementary school children evaluated after becoming ill following field trip

Twenty elementary school students in Sun City grew ill on Thursday after returning from a field trip, authorities said.
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1 dead after argument leads to gunfire in downtown Phoenix

A man is dead after an argument escalated into gunfire in downtown Phoenix on Wednesday evening, authorities said.
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Sheriff Penzone says public’s vigilance is safety tool in security prep for Super Bowl

With high-profile sporting events on the horizon for metro Phoenix, Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said he's looking to the public to act as extra eyes and ears for law enforcement.
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Flexible workspace company Expansive opens 20,000-square-foot downtown Mesa location

Chicago-based Flexible workspace company Expansive has taken over a 20,000-square-foot location in downtown Mesa.
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2 teenagers killed in Surprise when vehicle crashes into tree

Two teenagers are dead and two others are in the hospital after their vehicle crashed into a tree in Surprise on Wednesday.
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Child dies after getting hit by car while walking to school in Phoenix

A child died Thursday morning after getting hit by a car while he was walking to school with his father, authorities said.
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Arizona politicians react to news of Phoenix WNBA star Brittney Griner’s release

News of Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner’s release from a Russian prison was welcomed by political leaders in Arizona.
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Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer not interested in state GOP chair role

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said she has been pursued as a potential successor to Kelli Ward as Arizona GOP chair, but she's not interested in the job.
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Santa Cruz County sheriff, who oversees Nogales, believes ‘there is no invasion’ at the southern border

Santa Cruz County Sheriff David Hathaway said on Wednesday he doesn't believe there is an invasion at the southern Arizona border.
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Inaugural Beards and Brews Booze Crawl coming to downtown Mesa on Saturday

Get in the holiday spirit this weekend with a new pub crawl in downtown Mesa this Saturday called Beards and Brews Booze Crawl.
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Phoenix boosts lifeguard pay incentive to $3,000 for 2023 pool season

After only having enough staff to open about half of its pools in 2022, the city of Phoenix is upping its incentive to lifeguards for next year.
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Chandler City Council approves policy to prohibit acts of discrimination

The Chandler City Council voted 6-1 to adopt an ordinance that prohibits discrimination during Monday’s meeting.
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Execution warrant requested for Arizona death row inmate

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has requested the state Supreme Court issue a warrant of execution for death row inmate Aaron Gunches.
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Phoenix police recommends charges against officers in October incident with shooting suspect

Charges were recommended to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office against two Phoenix police officers accused of assaulting a shooting suspect during an October arrest.
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Glendale police said officer who activated Taser on shoplifting suspect 14 times followed policy

Glendale police said an officer who activated a Taser 14 times on a shoplifting suspect Tuesday acted within department policy.
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West in Scottsdale to host 1st holiday experience

The Scottsdale winter home and studio of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright will host two weekends of holiday-themed activities open to the public for the first time.
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Silver Alert canceled for 78-year-old man last seen in Phoenix

A Silver Alert was canceled Wednesday evening in Phoenix for a 78-year-old man who hasn't been spotted since Friday.
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Metro Phoenix domestic violence shelter opens dog park for pets of survivors

A metro Phoenix domestic violence shelter has opened a dog park tailored to survivors and their pets thanks to a grant.
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Free dental care available to 1,800 patients during 2-day clinic at Phoenix arena

Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix will become the state’s largest free dental clinic Friday and Saturday, with the capacity to provide care for 1,800 patients in need.
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Stolen car suspects crash, end up 200 feet down ravine after chase in Phoenix

Tempe police took two people into custody after a car chase that came to an end 200 feet down a Phoenix ravine Tuesday night.
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Police arrest suspect who fled Old Town Scottsdale traffic stop, hit pedestrian

A suspect who fled a weekend traffic stop in Old Town Scottsdale and collided with a pedestrian was arrested Monday, authorities said.
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