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The late Sen. John McCain and former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords were selected to receive the Presiden...
Kevin Stone

John McCain, Gabby Giffords to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

A prominent pair of Arizona political figures, the late Sen. John McCain and former Rep. Gabby Giffords, will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom next week.
6 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Proposed Arizona ballot initiative to ensure abortion rights running out of time

Proponents of a ballot initiative to amend Arizona’s constitution to guarantee abortion rights have a week left to gather enough signatures to put the issue before voters this year.
7 days ago
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Police investigate over-the-counter laxative tampering incident at Scottsdale Walmart

Police said they are investigating a drug tampering incident involving over-the-counter laxatives sold at a Scottsdale Walmart.
7 days ago
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Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputy killed in shooting with suspect, who is in custody

A Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputy was killed Tuesday afternoon in a shooting with a suspect, who was taken into custody, authorities said.
8 days ago
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Storms forecast to return to the Valley on Wednesday, Thursday

After a stormy weekend in the Valley, more rain is forecast to roll into metro Phoenix on Wednesday and Thursday.
8 days ago
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signs $18 billion budget for 2023 fiscal year

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday signed the $18 billion budget into law that makes hefty investments in education, border security and infrastructure.
9 days ago
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Grand Canyon National Park tourism generated $710 million for local economy in 2021

Tourism in Grand Canyon National Park brought in $710 million for the local economy in 2021, according to a report released Monday.
9 days ago
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Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary to host Twilight Croc Walk Saturday

The Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary in north Scottsdale is hosting three Twilight Croc Walks in the coming weeks.
10 days ago
Anti-abortion activists react to the 6-3 ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization whi...
Kevin Stone

What does Roe v. Wade reversal mean for Arizona abortion law?

Now that the Supreme Court has put abortion law authority in the hands of the states, what does it mean for Arizona?
13 days ago
People protest about abortion, Friday, June 24, 2022, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. (AP ...
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Supreme Court overrules Roe v. Wade, gives states authority over abortion

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years.
13 days ago
A "bathtub ring" of mineral deposits left by higher water levels can be seen along drought-stricken...
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Chandler is latest Valley city to take water management action

Chandler is the latest Valley city to implement the earliest phase of its drought management plan to prepare for a possible future with reduced water supplies.
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers says Trump allies admitted no evidence of election fraud

Republican Rep. Rusty Bowers testified Tuesday during a Jan. 6 House committee hearing that former President Donald Trump's team admitted they did not have evidence of election fraud.
16 days ago
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Special Olympics Arizona athletes win 44 medals at USA Games

Special Olympics Arizona athletes took home 44 medals at the 2022 USA Games in Orlando that concluded on Sunday.
20 days ago
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Ambiente landscape hotel coming soon to Sedona to offer range of restorative treatments

As the Ambiente landscape hotel in Sedona prepares for opening later this year, new details about what the property will feature have emerged.
21 days ago
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Kevin Stone

FBI Phoenix warns about ‘sextortion’ schemes targeting teenage boys

Law enforcement officials are warning Phoenix-area families about a rise in “sextortion” schemes targeting teenage boys.
22 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Woman, dog rescued from Arizona canal after 18-hour ordeal

A woman spent about 18 hours in a southwestern Arizona canal last week after she got stuck trying to rescue her dog, authorities said.
23 days ago
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9-month-old baby in Buckeye Amber Alert found safe, 2 suspects located

A 9-month-old baby who was the subject of an Amber Alert in Buckeye on Friday has been found safe and two suspects were located, authorities said. 
27 days ago
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Plan would raise starting Phoenix police salaries by $20K, offer greater earning possibilities

Starting salaries for Phoenix Police Department employees would increase by about $20,000 and all officers would have the opportunity to earn more money if a proposal is passed next week by the city council.
27 days ago
Ellington Heights spec home for sale in Scottsdale...
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Gatsby-esque Scottsdale spec home listed for eye-popping $32 million

A yet-to-be-built Scottsdale residence worthy of the Great Gatsby was listed with the highest price tag for a spec home in Arizona history.
28 days ago
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Some activities at Tempe Town Lake to be restricted amid seasonal algae bloom

A seasonal algae bloom in the water of Tempe Town Lake will result in a temporary restriction of some activities, the city announced Wednesday.
28 days ago
Debbie Carlson, mother of murdered 8-year-old Vicki Lynne Hoskinson, wipes away a tear as she speak...
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Arizona prisoner Frank Atwood executed for 1984 murder of 8-year-old girl

Frank Atwood, an Arizona man convicted of murder in the 1984 killing of an 8-year-old girl, was put to death Wednesday.
29 days ago
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Maricopa County officials identify 1st probable monkeypox case in Arizona

Maricopa County health officials announced Tuesday they have identified the first probable case of monkeypox in Arizona.
1 month ago
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Central Avenue to be closed at Salt River Bridge in Phoenix during next 3 weekends

Central Avenue will be closed at the Salt River Bridge in Phoenix during the next three weekends for reinforcement work as part of the South Central Extension/Downtown Hub light rail project.
1 month ago
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Kevin Stone

March madness: Arizona sportsbooks set monthly record with nearly $700M in event bets

Arizona sportsbooks handled a monthly record of nearly $700 million in event wagering in March, according to the state Gaming Department.
1 month ago