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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


There's a plan to save Page's water supply


Created: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 05:45:17 GMT

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With falling water levels in Lake Powell threatening the town's water supply, there may be a fix coming.

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'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.

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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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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.

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'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


'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.

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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.

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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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VOTE: Which monsoon critter is bothering you most?


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 21:05:19 GMT

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Vote now and see the results on 12 News.

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3 suspects pretended to be US Marshals and invaded an Arizona home, police say


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 20:10:14 GMT

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One of the suspects allegedly assaulted two of the home's residents with a baseball bat.

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A look back on the Yarnell Hill Fire and the Granite Mountain Hotshots


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:18:23 GMT

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Thursday is the ninth anniversary of the wildfire that killed 19 firefighters in the line of duty.

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'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.

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Committee Fire burning east of Sedona expands to 335 acres; 90% contained


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:16:26 GMT

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Officials said a thunderstorm's winds led to the Committee Fire reaching up to 335 acres.

Read more: Committee Fire burning east of Sedona expands to 335 acres; 90% contained


Shoplifting incident leads to drug arrest in Cottonwood


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 17:09:18 GMT

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The suspects were booked into the Yavapai County Detention Center on several felony drug charges as well as organized retail theft and shoplifting.

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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.

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A boat ramp at Lake Powell used to reach the water. There's now a 50-foot drop to the rocks below


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 13:27:39 GMT

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A boat ramp at Lake Powell used to reach the water. Now it's a cliff far above it.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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Sedona offering up to $10K to short-term rental owners who sign leases with locals


Created: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 00:20:25 GMT

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A lack of available housing has prompted Sedona to pilot a program that incentivizes homeowners to lease out their homes to local workers.

Read more: Sedona offering up to $10K to short-term rental owners who sign leases with locals


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


Tattoo recognition software helps identify 2 deceased victims in Arizona


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

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The recognition software has 1.4 million images of tattoos currently in the database that were obtained during criminal booking procedures.

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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


VERIFY: Did Katie Hobbs vote against funding Arizona's border strike force?


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 21:44:20 GMT

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In TV ad, former DPS director questions her votes on Ducey-created unit when she was in state Senate

Read more: VERIFY: Did Katie Hobbs vote against funding Arizona's border strike force?


Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend to death in Glendale


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 19:49:13 GMT

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Raeann Antonio is suspected of fatally stabbing her boyfriend Monday night at her Glendale apartment.

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Lake Powell will be dry in the decades to come, experts say


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 19:35:58 GMT

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Photos from 2021 and today show how far the lake levels have dropped.

Read more: Lake Powell will be dry in the decades to come, experts say


'Lake Powell is the most immediate concern': Water levels drop to historic lows


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 19:35:29 GMT

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Lake Powell's dwindling supply is putting the lake and Glen Canyon Dam in jeopardy.

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Valley woman scuba dives to find items lost in the Salt River, reunites them with owners


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 13:47:04 GMT

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Connie Wickstrom started scuba diving in the Salt River as a workout but is now using her workout to help recover items others have lost.

Read more: Valley woman scuba dives to find items lost in the Salt River, reunites them with owners


Migrant group with 81 children stopped at Arizona southern border


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 05:18:01 GMT

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The group of mostly Guatemalan nationals included 81 children, and agents say most of them weren’t with a parent or guardian.

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'This was not an accident': Trial starts for Valley man accused of killing ex-girlfriend in 2018


Created: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 02:12:10 GMT

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The 19-year-old's body was found four years ago in the West Valley after she had been reported missing.

Read more: 'This was not an accident': Trial starts for Valley man accused of killing ex-girlfriend in 2018

 
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