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Family of ASU freshman killed in hazing ritual says lives will be saved under new bill


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 06:08:17 GMT

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The bill titled “Jack’s Law’ is named in honor of former Arizona State University freshman Jack Culolias.

Read more: Family of ASU freshman killed in hazing ritual says lives will be saved under new bill


'CODA' star and Mesa native Troy Kotsur receives key to the city


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 05:18:43 GMT

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Academy Award winner Troy Kotsur was honored Thursday in his hometown of Mesa.

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1 dead, several others seriously injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-17 in Phoenix, officials say


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 05:07:44 GMT

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The multi-vehicle collision happened near SB I-17 at Union Hills Drive, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Read more: 1 dead, several others seriously injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-17 in Phoenix, officials say


Campaign ad verify: Did Mark Kelly really waste money on an Iowa ski slope?


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 04:35:43 GMT

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In TV ad, a claim is made against Mark Kelly regarding reckless spending in the Senate.

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Looking to adopt a pet? Maricopa County animal shelters say now is perfect time as shelters reach capacity


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 02:40:59 GMT

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Maricopa County Animal Care and Control have more animals than kennel space right now.

Read more: Looking to adopt a pet? Maricopa County animal shelters say now is perfect time as shelters reach capacity


The School of Ballet Arizona offers unique, adaptive classes


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 02:33:16 GMT

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How dance is helping individuals living with Parkinson's Disease and Down Syndrome.

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Tempe-based Opendoor ordered to pay $62 million for 'misleading' business practices


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 02:32:16 GMT

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It is the first known time the Federal Trade Commission has fined an internet-based, home-buying company.

Read more: Tempe-based Opendoor ordered to pay $62 million for 'misleading' business practices


Arizona's massage therapy board failed to investigate complaints promptly, auditors found


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 02:23:16 GMT

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A new report from the Arizona Auditor General found issues with how the state's massage therapy board processed complaints made against licensed therapists.

Read more: Arizona's massage therapy board failed to investigate complaints promptly, auditors found


'As a sheriff am I concerned? Absolutely': Staffing shortages hurting Maricopa County Sheriff's Office


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 02:14:15 GMT

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Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone says before the pandemic the agency had 30 vacancies. Now they are north of 400.

Read more: 'As a sheriff am I concerned? Absolutely': Staffing shortages hurting Maricopa County Sheriff's Office


'Failure to address the growing homelessness crisis': Residents, businesses file lawsuit against Phoenix


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 02:12:16 GMT

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The deaths of people living in "The Zone," trash and human waste littering the area, and tanking property values were listed by residents as reasons for the lawsuit.

Read more: 'Failure to address the growing homelessness crisis': Residents, businesses file lawsuit against Phoenix


Scottsdale schemer allegedly tricked golfers into donating for fake charity tournament, records show


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 00:34:13 GMT

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Robert F. Alexander has a history of scamming Valley residents and his most recent alleged scheme involved a nonexistent golf tournament.

Read more: Scottsdale schemer allegedly tricked golfers into donating for fake charity tournament, records show


'How do they survive?': Mosquitoes shouldn't survive in Arizona's dry climate but they come to life during monsoon


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 00:19:58 GMT

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Experts are still trying to figure out why Arizona has mosquitoes when it should be too hot for them. But they still come to life during monsoon.

Read more: 'How do they survive?': Mosquitoes shouldn't survive in Arizona's dry climate but they come to life during monsoon


A Valley veteran took I-17 in his wheelchair to see his son. Then the chair died


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 23:28:08 GMT

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The veteran was on the way to visit his son around noon when he got to the I-17 and Greenway Road on-ramp where his wheelchair's battery died.

Read more: A Valley veteran took I-17 in his wheelchair to see his son. Then the chair died


New stretch of highway opens in east Mesa


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 23:02:14 GMT

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About $77 million was spent on extending State Route 24 another four miles between Williams Field Road and Ironwood Drive.

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Arizona key beneficiary in $2B announced for roads, bridges, bike lanes across US


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 22:58:15 GMT

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was in Arizona Thursday to highlight projects in Phoenix and Tucson, each of which are getting the maximum $25 million.

Read more: Arizona key beneficiary in $2B announced for roads, bridges, bike lanes across US


Lifetime benefits proposed for Mesa police officers


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 22:54:06 GMT

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Officials said this benefit will equal more than $400,000 in savings for health-related costs after retirement.

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Suspect in custody after shooting at DPS troopers in Phoenix, officials say


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 22:24:36 GMT

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Authorities say the suspect was shot in the foot but is expected to be ok.

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Un veterano del Valle tomó la I-17 en su silla de ruedas eléctrica para ver a su hijo, pero se quedó varado


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 21:40:14 GMT

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El veterano se dirigía a visitar a su hijo al mediodía cuando llegó a la rampa de acceso a la I-17 y Greenway Road, donde se agotó la batería de su silla de ruedas.

Read more: Un veterano del Valle tomó la I-17 en su silla de ruedas eléctrica para ver a su hijo, pero se quedó varado


'Es un comportamiento reprobable': Las carreras callejeras causan accidentes fatales en Phoenix


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 21:09:14 GMT

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La policía de Phoenix dice que un accidente que mató a 4 personas en el norte de Phoenix estaba relacionado con carreras callejeras. Fue uno de tantos que suceden.

Read more: 'Es un comportamiento reprobable': Las carreras callejeras causan accidentes fatales en Phoenix


Harold and Kumar go to... Tempe? White Castle announces 2nd Arizona location


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 20:16:28 GMT

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After a "record-setting" turnout at the opening of its first Arizona location in 2019, the White Castle franchise plans to open a second restaurant in Tempe.

Read more: Harold and Kumar go to... Tempe? White Castle announces 2nd Arizona location


'We lost the future, they all lost': Family, community honors Granite Mountain Hotshots


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:18:09 GMT

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“People like that leaving impression and then when they're gone, they leave a void," said Leo Theokas who lost his son Garrett.

Read more: 'We lost the future, they all lost': Family, community honors Granite Mountain Hotshots


'Stop printing it and destroying trees': Phoenix offers links to opt out of junk mail


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:00:14 GMT

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Catalogs, phone books and other unsolicited mail is filling up dumpsters around the Valley, according to Phoenix's subreddit. One poster shared a way out.

Read more: 'Stop printing it and destroying trees': Phoenix offers links to opt out of junk mail


Harkins Theatres will screen 'Grease' in honor of Olivia Newton-John


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:55:14 GMT

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The Valley theatre chain said proceeds from the Sunday screening of "Grease" will be donated to the American Cancer Society.

Read more: Harkins Theatres will screen 'Grease' in honor of Olivia Newton-John


'Se le quiere por ser único': Feligreses de una iglesia católica del Valle dan la despedida a quien fuera su párroco por 17 años


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:45:40 GMT

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Los sacerdotes tienen la opción de retirarse al llegar a sus 75 años, si lo hacen, hay dos opciones para ellos en esos momentos.

Read more: 'Se le quiere por ser único': Feligreses de una iglesia católica del Valle dan la despedida a quien fuera su párroco por 17 años


'Never heard of anything like this': Unauthorized weed shop in Phoenix hiding guns and selling mushrooms


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:26:47 GMT

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The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shut down business after a long investigation.

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'Nunca se había sabido de algo así': Tienda expendedora de marihuana no autorizada en Phoenix escondía armas y vendía hongos alucinógenos


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 17:32:18 GMT

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La Oficina del Sheriff del Condado Maricopa cerró el negocio después de una larga investigación.

Read more: 'Nunca se había sabido de algo así': Tienda expendedora de marihuana no autorizada en Phoenix escondía armas y vendía hongos alucinógenos


Valley dancers compete in World Hip Hop Dance Championship in Phoenix


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 13:29:57 GMT

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2,000 dancers from 35 countries are competing in the World Hip Hop Dance Championship being held at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa in Phoenix.

Read more: Valley dancers compete in World Hip Hop Dance Championship in Phoenix


Recap: Monsoon storms bring dust, rain Wednesday


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 05:29:21 GMT

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Monsoon storms continued Wednesday night with heavy activity in the Valley.

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Battle for Arizona Avenue led by dynamic quarterbacks in 2022


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 04:02:51 GMT

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Dylan Raiola and Roch Cholowsky believe their respective teams are not only the best in the area. But the best in the state.

Read more: Battle for Arizona Avenue led by dynamic quarterbacks in 2022


Joe Arpaio loses 3rd comeback bid in Fountain Hills mayoral race


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 03:02:15 GMT

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His defeat in the mayor’s race in Fountain Hills against incumbent Ginny Dickey marks Arpaio’s third failed comeback bid since his 2016 loss.

Read more: Joe Arpaio loses 3rd comeback bid in Fountain Hills mayoral race


Fogo de Chao restaurant makes a quick comeback after weekend fire


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 02:11:15 GMT

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General Manager Merhawit Keleta credits the quick response of Scottsdale fire crews for keeping the massive fire at bay.

Read more: Fogo de Chao restaurant makes a quick comeback after weekend fire


'It's unacceptable behavior': Street racing causing fatal accidents in Phoenix


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 01:54:04 GMT

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Phoenix police say a crash that killed 4 people in north Phoenix was connected to street racing. This is just one instance of many to have happened across the area.

Read more: 'It's unacceptable behavior': Street racing causing fatal accidents in Phoenix


Arizona county that saw election snafu to waive city costs


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 01:46:15 GMT

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The Pinal County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to waive more than $100k in costs it planned to bill the cities and towns for running the primary election.

Read more: Arizona county that saw election snafu to waive city costs


Police asking for public's help in finding a sedan. It may have been involved in a street race that left 4 dead


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 01:42:07 GMT

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Investigators believe the stolen car that caused the fatal wreck was racing a "dark-colored sedan" that later fled the scene after the crash.

Read more: Police asking for public's help in finding a sedan. It may have been involved in a street race that left 4 dead


Phoenix police takes down drug ring, 14 suspects indicted


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 00:19:14 GMT

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Over 500,000 fentanyl pills were seized by Phoenix police during the year-long investigation.

Read more: Phoenix police takes down drug ring, 14 suspects indicted


Chandler police searching for suspect in reported sex assault of young boy


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 00:10:14 GMT

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Police said the reported incident happened on July 29 between 7:15 and 7:30 a.m. near Warner and McQueen roads.

Read more: Chandler police searching for suspect in reported sex assault of young boy


'Heirloom' knives stolen from iconic Chandler taco restaurant


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 23:08:04 GMT

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An unidentified person reportedly broke into the popular Elmer's Tacos, open in the East Valley since 1974, and stole knives originally belonging to the late owner.

Read more: 'Heirloom' knives stolen from iconic Chandler taco restaurant


Sec. Pete Buttigieg scheduled to visit Phoenix tomorrow


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 22:52:14 GMT

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The transportation secretary is expected to make stops Thursday in Tucson and Phoenix.

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Kyler Murray replaces signed, autographed jersey lost by young fan


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 22:13:09 GMT

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A family friend said the boy, a die-hard Cardinals fan, worked for two years getting autographs from the team.

Read more: Kyler Murray replaces signed, autographed jersey lost by young fan


Recientes suicidios de adolescentes provocan la solicitud de más recursos para salud mental en el Distrito Escolar de Chandler


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 21:10:14 GMT

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En un correo a las familias, el Distrito dijo que las escuelas son parte de la solución de salud mental, "y trabajando juntos todos podemos hacer la diferencia".

Read more: Recientes suicidios de adolescentes provocan la solicitud de más recursos para salud mental en el Distrito Escolar de Chandler

 
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