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Phoenix voter registration drive focuses on students

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:46:45 -0400

Actor and activist Edward James Olmos encouraged about 100 high school students to register to vote at Central High School Tuesday morning as part of National Voter Registration Day.


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Phoenix allows city workers more political speech

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:44:11 -0400

Phoenix's workforce of municipal employees — and their local unions — will have a more powerful voice in future elections for mayor and City Council after city leaders voted Tuesday to loosen restrictions on workers' political activity.


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Tempe Mill Avenue Bridge protesters out of jail

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:12:38 -0400

Three protesters arrested at a Monday morning march on Tempe's Mill Avenue Bridge have been released from the city's jail, including the demonstration’s organizer, the Rev. Jarrett Maupin.


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Police arrest 3 teens in threats against schools

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:36:39 -0400

The threats, most of which show scary clown photos and vague warnings, spread to nearly two dozen Phoenix-area high schools since Sunday.


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Ex-MCSO deputy pleads guilty to drug charges

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:29:08 -0400

A former Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy pled guilty, Tuesday, to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia and one count of theft,


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Wednesday weather: Showers possible, highs in low 90s for Phoenix area

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:45:09 -0400

A low-pressure system coming up into the desert Southwest from Mexico brings cloudy skies, cooler temperatures and possible showers and thunderstorms to the Valley through Thursday.


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Robber in clown mask shoots at register, takes cash at Taco Bell in Phoenix

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:34:27 -0400

A person wearing a clown mask robbed a southwest Phoenix Taco Bell at gunpoint on Tuesday night before shooting a register and fleeing with cash, witnesses said.


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What you don’t know about childhood cancer

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:10:32 -0400

September is Childhood Cancer Month. Even with the grim statistics and gold-colored memes circulating on social media, it may not register on most people’s radar.


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Second ex-ASU player sentenced in burglary case

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:40:01 -0400

The second former Arizona State University football player, Jayme Ebarbarireos Otomewo, was sentenced to three years supervised probation Tuesday for attempted credit-card theft, court records show. 


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Woman chased husband in SUV, caused fatal crash

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:01:26 -0400

Sierra Vista police said a woman faces manslaughter charges after she chased down her husband in her SUV, causing him to crash his Harley-Davidson into a light post.


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ASU student took photos of women in restrooms

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:57:12 -0400

Police arrested a 21-year-old Arizona State University student accused of taking surreptitious photos of women in bathroom stalls on Monday night.


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4 issues that may decide Scottsdale elections

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:22:17 -0400

The Scottsdale mayoral seat and three spots on the City Council are up for grabs in November. Here are four key issues that could sway voters.


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2 people arrested in deadly Motel 6 robbery

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:16:00 -0400

Phoenix police said Tuesday that officers have arrested a man and woman in a deadly armed robbery last month at a Phoenix Motel 6.


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Man shot by son after a night of drinking

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:35:41 -0400

The shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. near the 4500 block of Elyse Lane, said Phoenix police Sgt. Vincent Lewis.


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Man killed while changing tire on I-17 in Phoenix

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:13:01 -0400

A man was hit and killed Monday night while changing a flat tire on Interstate 17 near Seventh Street in Phoenix, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.


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Man found dead in home after shooting at officers

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:11:01 -0400

Police said an off-duty Border Patrol agent who allegedly fired a rifle at police responding to a 911 call made by a girl reporting domestic violence in a Maricopa home was found dead inside.


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Traffic on I-40 near Williams to be stopped

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:58:09 -0400

Traffic on Interstate 40 east of Williams will be stopped multiple times during five-hour periods three days this week for utility work.


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Police: Man showed up at hotel after stabbing

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:28:04 -0400

The man arrived at a hotel near I-17 and Dunlap Avenue Tuesday morning and told hotel staff members he had been stabbed, according to Phoenix police.


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