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  • Pita Jungle to open new location in Mesa in the fall

    Scottsdale-based Pita Jungle announced plans to open a new location in Mesa in November. 
  • Goodyear gets state grant for purchase of electric motorcycle

    The West Valley suburb of Goodyear recently received two state grants for a total of almost $74,000, including one for an electric police motorcycle.
  • Arizona Game and Fish applications for spring hunts open only online

    Those looking to snag a spring hunting permit from the Arizona Game and Fish Department won't have to apply the old-fashioned way anymore.
  • Trump’s plan to ban flavored e-cigarettes alarms Arizona retailers

    Arizona vape-store owners were alarmed by the Trump administration’s announcement that it plans to begin enforcing rules that would drive flavored e-cigarettes out of the market.
  • 2 arrested in racist attack on black student at U of Arizona

    Several dozen students at the University of Arizona on Friday protested campus police handling of a physical and racist attack on a black student this week.
  • Infosys launches Phoenix-area technology and innovation center

    Infosys, a global digital services and consulting firm, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday in Scottsdale to launch its technology and innovation center.
  • 2 men arrested, charged with first-degree murder in Tempe shooting

    Two men have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man in Tempe last week, authorities said Friday.
  • Chance for rain in metro Phoenix jumps to 40% for Saturday

    It would be cruel to get everyone's hopes up, but there's a decent chance for rain in the Phoenix area this weekend, forecasters said.
  • Phoenix-area man sentenced to 354 years in prison for child prostitution

    Deandre James, 43, was sentenced Friday to 354 years in prison for convincing a 15-year-old girl to work for him as a prostitute.
  • Power outage hits more than 1,000 SRP customers in Chandler

    More than 1,000 customers were without power in the East Valley for about two hours on Friday afternoon, according to SRP.
  • The Think Tank discusses efforts to unionize at The Arizona Republic

    The Think Tank talks to a current journalist and a former TV reporter about recent efforts to unionize at the Arizona Republic.
  • Trump official says asylum changes will drive down backlog

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Trump administration immigration official defended the effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border for nearly all migrants, saying Friday it was necessary to drive down a massive backlog of immigration cases. Ken Cuccinelli, the acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, told The Associated Press Friday that […]
  • Sweet! Candy-themed art exhibit coming to Scottsdale in October

    The Candytopia art display will bring more than a dozen rooms with art installations to the Scottsdale Quarter near Greenway Parkway and Scottsdale Road.
  • ‘I was stupid’: Huffman gets 14 days in college scam

    BOSTON (AP) — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores, tearfully apologizing to the teenager for not trusting her to get into college on her own. “I was frightened, I was stupid, and I was so wrong,” Huffman, 56, said […]
  • Big Boy steam locomotive to appear in several Arizona cities

    An historic steam engine will make several stops in Arizona next month as part of a multistate tour across the Southwest.
  • Gov. Ducey appoints Democrat David Gass to Arizona Court of Appeals

    Gov. Doug Ducey appointed superior court Judge David Gass to the Arizona Court of Appeals, a pick that drew praise from members of both political parties.
  • Drinkwater Boulevard underpass in Scottsdale to reopen this weekend

    The Drinkwater underpass in Scottsdale that has been closed for more than year due to loose concrete is set to reopen this weekend. 
  • Rebel Lounge in Phoenix unveils Arizona-themed mural

    A new Arizona-themed mural featuring the work of local artists is gracing the Rebel Lounge concert venue in the central Phoenix area.
  • Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dies at 70

    Eddie Money, who left behind a career as a New York police officer to become one of the top-selling rock stars of the 1970s and ’80s, with hits like “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Take Me Home Tonight,” has died. He was 70. Publicist Cindy Ronzoni provided a statement from the family and said Money […]
  • Phoenix firefighters shot at during break-in attempt at station

    Police in Phoenix said one man shot at firefighters while another had tried to break into their personal vehicles Thursday night before they managed to escape.