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Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired Wednesday.
1. On April 7 at 9:15 a.m. police took a stolen vehicle report in the 16400 block of South 23rd Way.
Spring has sprung in Arizona, the weather is beautiful and the desert is a fun place to play. But when you spend your free time in the Valley of the Sun, you should know what sorts of animals to look out for and how to behave around them.
The House gave final approval Monday to legislation to require an external review of how Arizona has been handling its child protective services.
Department of Public Safety officials say the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 are now open after a deadly crash Monday night.
A GPS device installed and tracked by police without a warrant is illegal even if the person being targeted for tracking is not the owner of the vehicle, the state Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
Multiple crews are working a second-alarm oil fire near 24th Street and Jefferson Street in Phoenix where two workers have been reportedly burned, according to Phoenix Fire Department Cpt. Benjamin Santillan.
The city of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University announced the expansion of an on-going partnership through a $125,000 investment to fund public safety efforts, including a drowning-prevention program and graffiti abatement services.
According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, drowning is one of the leading causes of death in Arizona among children 1 to 4 years old. This alarming statistic is one of the reasons Fulton Homes, for the 12th consecutive year, is sponsoring the Valley’s most successful and recognized water safety programs.
The Arizona Wildlife Federation, in partnership with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, is inviting women to a Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop April 25-27 at Friendly Pines Camp outside Prescott.
More than 140,000 of the state's long-term unemployed could eventually find themselves without health insurance.
Former Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb was arrested in the Valley.
The state's jobless rate remained unchanged last month at 7.3 percent as the economic recovery remains sluggish.
State lawmakers voted Wednesday to let ranchers shoot the Mexican gray wolves being reintroduced to the Southwest despite their listing under federal law as endangered.
Dealing with your grief when a loved one dies is hard enough. But often you may find yourself in a situation where you have to deal with financial and investment matters as well. The feelings of uncertainty about what to do next and who to consult can be overwhelming. The following suggestions may help guide you through the process.
Up to 120,000 more youngsters living in low-income neighborhoods could soon qualify for taxpayer funded tuition to private and parochial schools.
Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Tuesday allowing the state Department of Health to make unannounced inspections of abortion clinics without first getting a warrant from a judge.
More than 200,000 Arizonans who have permits to carry concealed weapons would be able to bring them into most public buildings under terms of a bill given preliminary Senate approval Tuesday, ignoring “no guns” signs at the door.
“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” — Roy Disney.
The Phoenix Fire Department said Monday it can’t account for hundreds of keys for lock boxes that allow firefighters responding to fires or alarms to enter thousands of businesses and apartment complexes when they are closed.
Arizona lawmakers have an extremely busy week ahead as they attempt to finish up the 2014 legislative session.
1. On March 30 at 2:30 p.m. police took a possession of dangerous drugs report in the 4600 block of East Chandler Boulevard.
My role in resurrecting a dead criminal case began a few weeks back with an out-of-the-blue phone call courtesy of a private eye named Don Corbett. He phoned with news of a strange case with ties to a Mesa woman and an impending trip to Scottsdale for an interview or potentially an interrogation.
I know many of you who are into running enjoy the long stuff — half marathons, marathons, ultra marathons, trail running and long distance team relays. Other than an ultra marathon (a race over 26.2 miles), I have raced all of these distances as well with a modicum of success. But if you ask me what distance I enjoy racing the most — and the key word is “racing” — it would be the 1-mile run.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has determined that the new residential fall protection standard passed in Arizona reduces worker protection to a level that is not at least as effective as the federal rule, and plans to take action to reject the standard.