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Teen boy found shot to death in San Tan Valley home

Authorities in Pinal County are investigating the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy.
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Hoffman says ruling against mask mandate bans in Arizona schools ‘right decision’

Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said a Monday ruling that a law banning face mask mandates in Arizona schools violates the state constitution and can’t go into effect this week as scheduled was the right move for students, parents and administrators.
9 hours ago
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I-17 south of downtown Phoenix back to 3 lanes as bridge project nears completion

The third lane in each direction of Interstate 17 south of downtown Phoenix has reopened after more than a year as a bridge project nears completion.
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Valley nonprofit to build affordable housing for seniors with $9.1M federal grant

An Arizona nonprofit will receive $9.1 million in federal funding to develop affordable housing in the West Valley city of Surprise for low-income seniors.
11 hours ago
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1 child dead, another critically hurt after being shot at south Phoenix residence

One child is dead and another was in critical condition Monday after being shot at a residence in south Phoenix, police said.
12 hours ago
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Kevin Stone

Judge strikes down Arizona law banning face mask mandates in schools

An Arizona Superior Court judge ruled that a law banning face mask mandates in schools violates the state constitution and can't go into effect this week as scheduled.
12 hours ago
Arizona Senate President Karen Fann, R-Prescott, right, speaks with state Sen. Warren Petersen, R-G...
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Richer: Maricopa County to give ‘bulletproof’ answers to election questions

Maricopa County will provide "bulletproof" answers to the questions raised last week by Arizona Senate contractors who reviewed the 2020 election in metro Phoenix, Recorder Stephen Richer said Monday.
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Here are employers who are hiring in metro Phoenix

With businesses opening to full capacity and looking to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, employers in metro Phoenix and Arizona are looking to hire. Here's the list of employers looking for workers.
16 hours ago
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Man refuses to wear mask, allegedly assaults workers at ‘Hamilton’ in Tempe

A man who refused to wear a mask and was asked to leave during a performance at Arizona State University’s Gammage Auditorium was arrested after he allegedly assaulted two staff members, according to campus police.
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Arizona reports 1,959 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths Monday

Arizona health officials on Monday reported 1,959 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths from the disease.
18 hours ago
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Man who says he’s Michael Jordan’s son arrested at Scottsdale hospital

A man who identified himself as NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan's son was booked over the weekend for allegedly assaulting Scottsdale hospital staff members while he was receiving treatment for a head injury.
20 hours ago
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Intel breaks ground on $20 billion chip plants in Chandler

Construction is underway for two new semiconductor manufacturing plants at Intel’s Ocotillo campus in Chandler at a time when there’s a global chip shortage.
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Hispanic firefighter group helps community, mentors others to join service

The Valley Hispanic Bomberos, a nonprofit group of firefighters, are rooted in culture and tradition with the goal of protecting their communities while mentoring others to join them in the fire service.
22 hours ago
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Valley college professor calls trip to space on SpaceX capsule ‘out of this world’

A capsule parachuting into the Atlantic Ocean off the Florida coast on Sept. 18 after a trip to space concluded what was a dream come true for a Valley college professor.
22 hours ago
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Tempe launches digital passport unlocking discounts, specials to local businesses

Residents and visitors of downtown Tempe now have a new way of supporting local businesses while also getting discounts and specials.
22 hours ago
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Service from Phoenix Sky Harbor to Telluride set to resume this winter

Flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport to the Colorado ski resort town of Telluride will resume this winter after a decade without a direct route.
22 hours ago
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Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from Sept. 24-26

Attorney General Mark Brnovich saying Friday he is prepared to “take all necessary actions” on findings from the audit of Maricopa County's 2020 election is among the biggest Arizona stories of the weekend.
1 day ago
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B-1 bombers retired by Air Force sent to boneyard at Arizona air base

Over a dozen B-1 bombers decommissioned by the Air Force have been flown to a so-called boneyard in Arizona.
2 days ago
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East Valley, Phoenix hit by more rain, thunderstorms as monsoon season continues

More rain fell across the East Valley and parts of the Phoenix metro area Sunday morning, continuing one of the better monsoon seasons in Arizona's recent history.
2 days ago
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Arizona reports 2,579 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths Sunday

Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 2,579 new COVID-19 cases and six additional deaths from the disease.
2 days ago
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Cave Creek Museum to kick off 2021-2022 season this October

The Cave Creek Museum is set to kick off the 2021-2022 season this October with new collections, exhibits and special events, officials announced.
2 days ago
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Downtown Glendale launches mobile app to navigate city, benefit merchants

The Glendale Chamber of Commerce on Thursday launched a mobile app intended to help visitors in Downtown Glendale navigate around shops and merchants promote their products.
2 days ago
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Firefighters rescue injured hiker on South Mountain in helicopter

A man who fell six feet during his hike on South Mountain got transported via a helicopter to a local ambulance.
2 days ago
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Parts of Valley sees light showers, more chances of rain this weekend

As monsoon season wraps up, parts of the Valley received some rain Friday evening heading into the weekend.
3 days ago
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Arizona reports 2,916 new COVID-19 cases, 69 more deaths Saturday

Arizona health officials on Saturday reported 2,916 new COVID-19 cases and 69 additional deaths from the disease.
3 days ago
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Peoria police officer catches man who jumped from 2nd story of burning home

Police in Peoria said one of their own rescued a man who jumped from the balcony of a burning home on Friday.
3 days ago
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Here’s how to get into geocaching, an outdoor and virtual treasure hunt

If you love the outdoors and treasure hunting or want a high-tech way to get the kids outside, geocaching is worth checking out.
3 days ago
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FuelFest announces rescheduled date for Chandler event

The automotive celebration hosted by Tyrese Gibson and Cody Walker of the "Fast and Furious" franchise will come to Chandler on December 4.
3 days ago
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Phoenix-based catering company launches gourmet meal delivery service

A Phoenix-based catering company that has provided services for corporate events, weddings and other gatherings for more than two decades recently announced the debut of a meal delivery service.
3 days ago
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1 dead, 2 in critical condition after motorcycles collide in Phoenix

One person has died and two were hospitalized following a multi-vehicle accident in Phoenix Friday evening, authorities said.
3 days ago