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Mayor Stanton accuses Phoenix councilman of interfering with Arizona attorney general investigation

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:40:15 -0400

Stanton blasted Sal DiCiccio after the councilman requested the names and disciplinary records of city employees who, according to the city, were interviewed as part of the Attorney General’s investigation.


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Mesa will be first Arizona city with private jail

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:14:25 -0400

The Mesa City Council voted Monday to house misdemeanor offenders in a private jail in Florence.


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Why this Tolleson school isn't like many other top Arizona schools

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:16:40 -0400

University High School in Tolleson, a Title I school, was ranked the seventh-best school in Arizona and 21st in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report.


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Teen arrested in massacre threat on Queen Creek High School

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:10:24 -0400

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with a planned shooting and bomb attack at Queen Creek High School.


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Top-performing but overcrowded Gilbert Classical Academy could force Gilbert Junior High closure

Tue, 23 May 2017 16:47:10 -0400

The nationally-ranked Gilbert Classical Academy is operating at 179 percent capacity, and Gilbert Public Schools may decide to close Gilbert Junior High and move the academy there.


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Luxury homebuyers can get more home for the money in Peoria, West Valley

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:00:09 -0400

Peoria is attracting the most luxury residential homebuilders by far in the West Valley — a region that is seeing a growing number of luxury homes being built.


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1 killed in car crash during morning commute in Phoenix

Tue, 23 May 2017 12:06:15 -0400

A male driver was killed and a woman had minor injuries in a car crash on 67th Avenue north of Buckeye Road in Phoenix.


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Officials: Man shot dead by police in Glendale was driving vehicle used in armed robbery

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:19:51 -0400

Police say the man had been driving a vehicle that had been used in an armed robbery earlier Tuesday.


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'Everybody wants that miracle': Survivors of near-drownings face tough road to recovery

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:50:37 -0400

Arizona boasts some of the highest drowning rates involving toddlers,  and authorities say they’re nearly all preventable.


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Documenting Hate: Fill out this form if you have been the victim of a hate crime or bias incident

Tue, 23 May 2017 12:19:54 -0400

We want to get a handle on hate crimes and bias incidents in Arizona and the nation. Fill out this form if you have been the victim of a hate crime or bias incident.


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Things may change when you call 911 in Tempe

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:41:24 -0400

Tempe residents may see two-man teams show up to certain emergency calls instead of a full fire crew under a new pilot program the Tempe Fire Department plans to launch.


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Pedestrian deaths prompt Mesa police to watch for jaywalkers

Tue, 23 May 2017 09:00:05 -0400

The Mesa Police Department is stepping up its efforts to discourage people from jaywalking after nine pedestrians and a bicyclist were killed in traffic accidents.


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Maricopa County ups the ante for cops and courts; homeless and animal shelters face budget cuts

Mon, 22 May 2017 20:46:25 -0400

Maricopa County unveils its $2.5 billion budget on Monday. It contains no new taxes and modest increases for a few agencies such as the Sheriff's Office.


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3 hurt in 'fiery' crash involving semi-truck on I-10 north of Tucson

Tue, 23 May 2017 00:56:23 -0400

A crash involving two commercial trucks and another vehicle shut down Interstate 10 in both directions northwest of Tucson late Monday afternoon.


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On the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth, a new vision for Taliesin West

Mon, 22 May 2017 11:53:59 -0400

With the 150th anniversary of the famed architect's birthday approaching, the foundation that runs his estate and the architectural school in Scottsdale is renewing its commitment to his legacy.


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Speak up: Are you for or against a Christmas tree atop Camelback Mountain?

Tue, 23 May 2017 01:57:29 -0400

A city of Phoenix committee is hearing public comment at its meeting Monday night about whether the city should allow a Christmas tree on top of Camelback Mountain in December.


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Phoenix police make arrest in string of armed robberies

Mon, 22 May 2017 21:48:57 -0400

Gia Spicer, 28, was arrested on Sunday morning in connection with several armed robberies in the Phoenix area.


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Hang on to those balloons: Mylar balloons can cause power outages

Mon, 22 May 2017 20:30:15 -0400

SRP is asking people to hold onto their Mylar balloons at graduation ceremonies. They can cause serious damage and power failure when in contact with power lines.


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Perry High School student arrested after threats against school

Mon, 22 May 2017 19:02:10 -0400

A male student was taken into custody after he allegedly made threats against the school.


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Police ID teen found dead after encounter with Glendale officer

Mon, 22 May 2017 17:57:26 -0400

Police now say it isn't clear whether Jayden Young fired at Officer Andrew Johnson, although the official narrative following the Friday shooting made it a certainty.


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Tonto National Forest to ban campfires starting Tuesday

Fri, 19 May 2017 21:08:40 -0400

Fire season is at hand. Tonto National Forest has begun campfire restrictions.


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Westgate microbrewery blends beer with bowling

Sat, 20 May 2017 10:00:05 -0400

Tavern+Bowl introduces a microbrewery and bowling to Glendale's entertainment district.


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3 new hotels in downtown Phoenix to bring hundreds of rooms

Sat, 20 May 2017 17:27:57 -0400

Downtown Phoenix is getting hundreds of new hotel rooms from three major brands.


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Phoenix office evacuated for 'brown substance' left on chairs, keyboards

Mon, 22 May 2017 18:27:24 -0400

Hazardous materials crews are investigating a "brown substance" that was left on multiple chairs and keyboards at a Wells Fargo office building in north Phoenix.


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Fugitives sought by Phoenix Police Department

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:16:52 -0400

As a public service, The Arizona Republic publishes descriptions of people wanted in crimes


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Gilbert Classical Academy could move into junior high campus

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:39:08 -0400

The nationally-ranked Gilbert Classical Academy is operating at 179 percent capacity, and Gilbert Public Schools may decide to close Gilbert Junior High School and move the academy there.


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Tolleson's University High School ranked among Arizona's 10 best

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:25:17 -0400

Tolleson's University High School ranked among Arizona's 10 best public high schools by U.S. News & World Report in 2017.


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Gilbert budget: How the town will spend your money

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:09:14 -0400

Gilbert plans to add more than a dozen police officers, two new parks and a 600-spot, downtown parking garage.


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Surprise hopes to avoid another 447-vote heartbreak on bond issues

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:07:18 -0400

After a bond failed by a narrow margin in the 2016 election, Surprise has made tweaks to its proposal, including increasing funding for police, fire and road projects, with the hope voters will support it in another bond election in 2017.


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Police shoot, kill man brandishing shotgun after chase

Tue, 23 May 2017 14:03:56 -0400

Glendale police Officer Scott Waite explains what happened during an early-morning police chase and shooting. Kelsey Mo/azcentral.com


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Can't afford the rent, can't afford to move: The new housing crisis

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:16:02 -0400

A decade after the Great Recession, Arizonan Katrina Taylor has hard choices and little help.


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12 years after Yuma's La Mesa Street killings, a jury will decide if there is enough evidence to convict the man accused

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:24:28 -0400

The man now on trial for killing a six people in 2005 looks nothing like witnesses' initial description of the killer. But some crucial physical evidence — and the absence of an alibi — may weigh against Preston Strong.


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Running wild: A USA TODAY Network investigation

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 04:01:07 -0400

Tens of thousands of mustangs still roam the American West. As their numbers grow, and homes for them dwindle, the real burden is not on the horses, but on the people.


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Landen Lavarnia shooting: What we know, what we don't

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:17:40 -0400

The fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy in Phoenix, which resulted in murder charges against his parents, leaves multiple questions.


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The myth of parole in Arizona

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:44:36 -0400

In 1995, Danny Valdez got caught up in a drug deal where a man died. Valdez was charged with murder. He took a plea agreement to avoid the death penalty.


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A hidden tribe, a disastrous school and finally, a cry for help

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:06:00 -0400

In a remote corner of the Grand Canyon, Havasupai parents are suing the federal government for failing to educate their children.


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Is uranium mining near the Grand Canyon safe? The answer may be in the water

Wed, 8 Mar 2017 13:35:23 -0500

Beneath the Colorado Plateau, valuable uranium is laced amid ancient rock, waiting to be mined. Alongside it seeps the water that feeds the Colorado River and the cities of the Southwest. Life and death, environmentalists warn, are connected underground.


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Feds scrutinize Navajo housing agency; new records suggest remodeling costs $1M per unit

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:41:01 -0400

After a 2016 Republic investigation, Navajo Housing Authority comes under HUD scrutiny as new questions arise on costs to fix, build reservation homes.


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