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Danny Shapiro

Arizona DPS boss Silbert says fentanyl ‘most dangerous drug’ as overdose deaths increase

Arizona Department of Public Safety Director Col. Heston Silbert said the agency has maintained a heavy focus in getting fentanyl off the streets as overdose deaths in the nation hit record highs.
16 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Penzone says continued MCSO losses weigh heavily on agency

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said his agency's latest loss of life Wednesday is weighing heavy on a group that has suffered over a dozen deaths in the past year and a half.
23 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

COVID-19 shots for kids 5 to 11 underway in metro Phoenix

Shots are already in the arms of some children ages 5-11 in metro Phoenix, less than a day after the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine cleared its final hurdles from national health advisers.
1 month ago
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Kevin Stone

Arizona Senate President Karen Fann ‘absolutely proud’ about election audit

Arizona Senate President Karen Fann said the Cyber Ninjas’ review of Maricopa County’s 2020 election wasn’t perfect but she has no regrets about her involvement in it.
1 month ago
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Danny Shapiro

Ducey to continue fight against vaccine, mask mandates in Arizona

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he doesn't plan to stop his pursuit against the implementation of vaccine and mask mandates in the state.
1 month ago
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Kevin Stone

Arizona Gov. Ducey says cartels using Uber-like system for human trafficking

Cartels in Mexico are using an Uber-like system as part of their human trafficking operations at the border, according to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.
1 month ago
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Danny Shapiro

Phoenix Police expanding recruiting efforts as numbers continue to fall

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said the department is expanding its recruiting efforts across the state and nationally as officer numbers continue to decrease.
1 month ago
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Kevin Stone

Arizona AG Brnovich seeks restraining order against Biden vaccine mandate

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Friday requested a temporary restraining order as part of his ongoing lawsuit against pending federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
1 month ago
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Kevin Stone

Tucson mayor defiant after Gov. Ducey warns about vaccine mandate

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey warned Tucson that its new employee vaccine mandate was illegal, and Mayor Regina Romero responded by calling his COVID-19 management an “utter failure.”
1 month ago
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Torrence Dunham

Police group leader says Tucson vaccine mandate will increase staffing issues

Just over 50 Tucson police officers face getting a COVID-19 vaccine or a pink slip in December after the council voted Tuesday to fire unvaccinated city employees, a move a law enforcement association says would devastate services police provide.
1 month ago
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KTAR.com

Arizona business executive applauds end of travel limits between US, Mexico, Canada

Arizona's economic recovery from the pandemic will take another step forward when nonessential land travel between the United States and Mexico and Canada reopens next month.
2 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

MCSO deputy’s decision to donate organs applauded by Penzone, others

The decision by a Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy who died Monday in the line of duty to donate his organs is one that could end up saving lives, a move applauded by many.
2 months ago
Arizona Senate President Karen Fann, R-Prescott, right, speaks with state Sen. Warren Petersen, R-G...
Kevin Stone

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.
2 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Maricopa County’s Hickman urges Arizona GOP leaders to push out Kelli Ward

Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman on Friday urged the top Arizona officials in his Republican Party to call for the resignation of state GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward.
2 months ago
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Kevin Stone

Maricopa County’s Hickman calls Chucri situation a ‘bit of a shock’

Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman said Wednesday it’s been difficult to process the whirlwind that culminated with the resignation of Republican colleague and close friend Steve Chucri.
2 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Maricopa County audit deal with Senate a ‘business decision,’ supervisor says

The deal Maricopa County worked out with the Arizona Senate over router access related to the audit of the 2020 election was a "business decision," according to one supervisor.
3 months ago
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Kevin Stone

Brnovich calls lawsuit ‘first torpedo’ in fight against Biden’s vaccine plan

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich called his lawsuit against President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine plan “the first torpedo” in what could be a multistate attack against the policy.
3 months ago
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Kevin Stone

Preferred developer selected for major I-17 improvements north of Phoenix

The Arizona Department of Transportation has selected a preferred developer for a 23-mile improvement project, including 8 miles of flex lanes, on Interstate 17 between Phoenix and the high country.
3 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona first responders, others remember 9/11 attacks on 20th anniversary

Guests joined The Mike Broomhead Show this week to share their experiences from 9/11 on the eve of the 20th anniversary.
3 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

Phoenix Children’s continue family care focus amid pandemic challenges

Phoenix Children's provided more than $387,000 in aid to patient families last year with the help of community donations.
4 months ago
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KTAR.com

Phoenix official is ‘comfortable’ with 1-day suspension of Chief Williams

The city official who imposed a one-day suspension on Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said he's comfortable with the length and doesn't expect everyone to agree with him.
4 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

PLEA president expects Phoenix Police DOJ probe to hurt recruiting efforts

The president of the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association expects recruiting efforts for Phoenix Police to be hurt by the Department of Justice's investigation over potential civil rights violations and abuses of power.
4 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Former DPS director Milstead focused on results of Phoenix Police probe

Arizona's former top law enforcement official wants the public's focus on the results and not the politics of the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation of the Phoenix Police Department and the city over potential civil rights violations and abuses of power.
4 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Valley doctor says Ducey should reverse law, require masks in schools

A Valley doctor is among a group of more than 150 medical professionals urging Gov. Doug Ducey to reverse Arizona law and make masks mandatory in public schools.
4 months ago