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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.
1 day ago
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Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly wants answers on how DHS will handle end of Title 42

U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly said he's expecting to hear back from Homeland Security soon addressing continuing issues about the impending termination of Title 42 border-crossing restrictions.
8 days ago
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Jayme West

Phoenix robbery suspects hit up phone store, yogurt shop in separate 2020 cases

One suspect may have been overdressed for the occasion and another's black-framed eyeglasses may help identify him.
11 days ago
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Aggravated assault suspect in Phoenix drives off after 2019 attack

Police in Phoenix are looking for a man suspected of attacking someone outside a convenience store, and another suspected of setting fire to cars.
18 days ago
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Maricopa County taking precautions with Supervisor Bill Gates’ safety after election

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Gates said security details and a move to an undisclosed location were not interfering with his elections duties or any of his other tasks.
18 days ago
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Arizona AG’s Office asks Maricopa County for answers about voting issues

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is asking Maricopa County officials to explain the issues they had with in-person voting in the Nov. 8 election.
18 days ago
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Marcia Hammond

Incoming Arizona schools chief Tom Horne plans back-to-basics approach to learning

Superintendent of Public Instruction-elect Tom Horne said Arizona schools will refocus on academics and tighter discipline on his watch.
21 days ago
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Phoenix police looking for suspects involved in 3 armed robberies in 2019

Different suspects, but these three crimes have a lot in common -- all were armed robberies committed along 43rd Avenue in Phoenix during November 2019.
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US Rep. Greg Stanton plans to stick to bipartisanship to get job done for Arizona

U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton of Arizona hopes his chamber can resume the more mundane tasks of governing rather than fighting about who won an old election.
25 days ago
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Projected Arizona Secretary of State Fontes wants early voters to do their part before Election Day

The projected winner in the hotly contested race for Arizona secretary of state said the best way to prevent long days of ballot counting is for early voters to actually vote early.
25 days ago
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Marcia Hammond

Sheriff Penzone calls contempt finding ‘scarlet letter,’ says MCSO in better place now

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said Wednesday that a civil contempt finding against him in a profiling case tied to the man he succeeded was an undeserved "scarlet letter."
1 month ago
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Arizona gubernatorial hopeful Katie Hobbs says she’ll accept election results

Arizona Democratic candidate for governor Katie Hobbs said Monday she would honor the vote count regardless of the outcome.
1 month ago
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Arizona elections advocate says know the ballot before you hit the polls

Arizona voters planning to go to the polls for Tuesday's general election should give themselves plenty of time to look over their ballots beforehand to ease the process, says a leader with a statewide elections group.
1 month ago
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Trajan Wealth hosts charity drive for domestic violence shelter Sojourner Center

KTAR's Community Spotlight this month focuses on Trajan Wealth's annual charity drive for Sojourner Center, a haven from domestic violence. 
1 month ago
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Libertarian Marc Victor drops out of US Senate race, endorses Blake Masters

Libertarian longshot Marc Victor dropped out of the U.S. Senate race in Arizona on Tuesday and threw his support behind Republican Blake Masters.
1 month ago
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Phoenix police looking for credit card thieves, suspect in fatal hit-and-run in 2019 cases

Phoenix police are looking for suspects who stole credit cards from a woman's purse, and another suspect in a fatal hit-and-run in 2019.
1 month ago
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Phoenix police looking for suspects who assaulted woman, set man on fire

Phoenix police are still looking for suspects in two 2014 crimes. One man sexually assaulted a woman while another set a homeless man on fire.
2 months ago
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Rep. Ruben Gallego digs in for fight against foreign companies over Arizona groundwater

An Arizona lease of farmland to a Saudi company is straining water resources, U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego said, and the bill he introduced this week aims to make the situation more fair.
2 months ago
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Time is right for Valley homebuyers to get concessions from sellers, expert says

As 2022 moves into its final months, it could be the best time of year for Valley homebuyers to get concessions from sellers, according to a local real estate expert.
2 months ago
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Phoenix police looking to identify suspect who killed Navy veteran in 2014

Phoenix police are looking to identify a suspect who killed Navy veteran Kevin Ore in 2014 as he walked home from the bar where he worked.
2 months ago
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Marcia Hammond

Sheriff Penzone welcomes citizen input, but not interference during election season

If local ballot drop boxes are going to be under surveillance from organized private citizens, Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone has a piece of advice for them: watch your step.
2 months ago
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Police searching for leads in pair of 2016 Phoenix parking lot robberies

Two different parking lot armed robberies and two very distinctive suspect descriptions. Police are hoping the public can help them with leads.
2 months ago
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Polling shows most Arizona voters are confident in state’s election results

Most Arizona voters are heading into the November general election with confidence in the state’s election system, according to recent polling.
2 months ago
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Glendale police searching for driver in fatal 2012 hit-and-run

Glendale police are searching for a suspect who killed a Phoenix pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash at 87th Avenue and Camelback Road in 2012.
2 months ago