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Danny Shapiro

Yuma border migrant backlog an ongoing problem despite Title 42 extension, official says

Yuma County Supervisor Jonathan Lines said the border community continues to deal with an influx of migrants that want to come to the U.S.
3 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Matt Salmon, GOP gubernatorial candidate, again calls for Sen. Wendy Rogers to resign

Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Matt Salmon is again calling for state Sen. Wendy Rogers to resign, this time over her controversial response to the mass shooting in Buffalo.
8 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Democratic Arizona AG candidate says she wouldn’t prosecute abortion cases

Kris Mayes, Arizona’s lone Democratic candidate for attorney general, said she wouldn’t prosecute abortion cases if Roe vs. Wade gets overturned.
11 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Candidate Marco Lopez calls Gov. Ducey’s plan to bus migrants to DC ‘failed leadership’

Democratic Arizona gubernatorial candidate Marco Lopez dismissed Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan to bus migrants to Washington, D.C., as “a big distraction.”
14 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Karrin Taylor Robson says she’d promote ‘culture of life’ as Arizona governor

With a potential upheaval in abortion laws looming, Republican candidate Karrin Taylor Robson said Thursday she would work to build “a culture of life” if elected governor of Arizona.
14 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Here’s what Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake says about abortion

Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake said Wednesday she thinks abortion, which she called “the ultimate sin,” should be regulated at the state level.
16 days ago
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Marcia Hammond

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams will continue to honor ‘call to service’ after retirement

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said a number of factors played a role in her decision to retire from the department but heeding the "call to service" will remain part of her future.
17 days ago
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SuElen Rivera

Maricopa County attorney candidate reaffirms: ‘Not now, not ever’ to enforcing abortion ban

A leaked Supreme Court draft regarding the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade sparked protests and rallies nationwide, but one Maricopa County attorney candidate remains firm on her stance regarding abortions.
21 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Maricopa County Recorder Richer explains how independents can vote in August primary

Independents are the largest portion of voters in Maricopa County and they can have a say in the upcoming midterm primary elections.
22 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona restaurant leader says inflation causing balancing act for industry

The president of the Arizona Restaurant Association said Thursday that even the busiest eateries aren't necessarily seeing great profits, but rather are in survival mode due to high food costs.
29 days ago
Interim Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell in the KTAR studio in Phoenix on April 27, 2022. (...
Kevin Stone

Interim Maricopa County attorney says restoring community trust is top priority

One week after being appointed interim Maricopa County attorney, Rachel Mitchell said her top priority is "to restore the trust of the community."
1 month ago
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Danny Shapiro

Gates says Mitchell appointment as interim Maricopa County attorney due to experience

The chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors said Thursday the appointment of Rachel Mitchell as interim county attorney was based on her experience in the office.
1 month ago
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KTAR.com

Here’s what Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey had to say on border strike force, water, wildfires

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey discussed the new border strike force, water, wildfires and more in an exclusive interview Wednesday.
1 month ago
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Torrence Dunham

Arizona health expert says new COVID variant not more dangerous than previous versions

An Arizona public health expert says a new variant of COVID-19 has taken over the state, but it's not any more lethal or dangerous than previous versions of the virus.
1 month ago
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Torrence Dunham

Gas prices in Arizona stable but volatility of market makes future hard to predict, analyst says

The price people pay at the pump in Arizona has stabilized over the past month, and while a gas analyst doesn't see a spike coming soon, the volatility of the petroleum market makes the future hard to predict.
1 month ago
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Kevin Stone

Phoenix Police to use wounded officer’s handcuffs on shooting suspect

When police take Nicholas Cowan from a hospital room to a jail cell, the hospitalized Phoenix officer he's accused of shooting will take part in the arrest -- through her handcuffs.
1 month ago
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Kevin Stone

Wounded Phoenix officer ‘doing well’; chief ‘angry and tired’ over shootings

A Phoenix police officer was “resting comfortably” a day after she was shot by a man who remains on the loose, Chief Jeri Williams said Friday morning, adding that she was "angry and tired" about a surge of violence against law enforcement.
1 month ago
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Marcia Hammond

Maricopa County Recorder Richer ‘sick of’ ongoing election challenge

Maricopa County's chief elections officer Stephen Richer said Friday while there are parts of a new report about the 2020 election he agreed with, he was "sick of this" ongoing challenge.
2 months ago
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Kevin Stone

AG Brnovich won’t say if widespread voter fraud found, cites ongoing investigation

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Friday he can’t say if his office has uncovered evidence of widespread fraud in the 2020 election because the investigation is ongoing.
2 months ago
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KTAR.com

Arizona and 2 other states sue President Biden to stop end of Title 42 COVID border limits

Arizona joined two other states Monday to file a lawsuit against President Joe Biden for lifting the ban on asylum-seekers at the U.S-Mexico border that is based on public health policy.
2 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

GOP candidate for Maricopa County Attorney wants to work on mending relationship with police

Republican Maricopa County Attorney candidate Anni Foster said Friday she would work on improving the relationship between the office and law enforcement if elected to the position.
2 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

Maricopa County Attorney candidate says she won’t enforce 15-week abortion ban

A Democratic candidate for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office said Wednesday she would not enforce a bill signed by Gov. Doug Ducey that bans abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
2 months ago
Chairman Bill Gates said he thinks the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will move quickly in pi...
Kevin Stone

With election down road, Maricopa County officials ponder Adel’s interim replacement

With a special election for Maricopa County attorney set for later in the year, the Board of Supervisors can now start thinking about who will serve as metro Phoenix’s interim top prosecutor until voters pick Allister Adel’s replacement.
2 months ago
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Kevin Stone

Republican Jim Lamon puts money where mouth is in Arizona’s US Senate race

Arizona businessman Jim Lamon said he’s pouring millions of his own dollars into his U.S. Senate campaign because he doesn’t think any other Republican candidate can defeat Sen. Mark Kelly.
2 months ago