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Without debate, the state Senate voted 18-12 Tuesday to allow state, county or local officials to access federal lands during an emergency.
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.
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The Zeke Jones hiring is the one that HAD to be made for Arizona State wrestling.
Citing everything from protecting women's health to God's opposition to the procedure, state senators gave final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing unannounced warrantless inspection of abortion clinics.
Eight dogs in Phoenix have been through years of specialty training to find live and deceased people buried in rubble and that training is going to good use as two of the dogs are currently helping in Snohomish County, Wash.
A dog on the Arizona Task Force One Urban Search and Rescue Team practices searching for a live human in a pile of rubble at the Phoenix Fire Department training site.
As school draws to a close, parents are beginning to think about what activities their children — daughters in this case — can get involved in and enjoy. The answer is simple: Join a local Girl Scout Summer Camp.
The end of the Shawn Charles era wasn’t a surprise to anyone.
First responders warn year-round to be safe around water, but if the situation arose would you have the correct response?
A family scrambles to save a drowning victim during a mock drowning put on by the Phoenix Fire Department Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
A woman is seen face down in the pool during a mock drowning held by the Phoenix Fire Department Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
A man performs chest compressions on a drowning victim during a mock drowning put on by the Phoenix Fire Department Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
“The sky is falling! The sky is falling and we must tell the king,” proclaimed Chicken Little to Henny Penny, Ducky Lucky, Goosely Loosey, Turkey Lurkey and Foxy Loxy in “The Story of Chicken Little.” I feel like they could have named the protagonist Mikey Microsoft and it would be the same story. Companies love to throw a scare into people using older versions of their products to induce them into purchasing the latest and greatest version so they go around like a town crier telling anyone who will listen, they no longer will support Windows XP after April 8. What shall we do? What shall we do?
Heavy monsoon rains last year coupled with light snowpack this winter will combine to make for a more dangerous fire season this year, state Forester Scott Hunt predicted Wednesday.
State Forester Scott Hunt on Wednesday details areas of the state at high fire danger this year. But Hunt sidestepped questions about changes in his agency's firefighting operation in the wake of last year's tragedy at Yarnell Hill. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
Pictured is a state map of areas of high fire danger for 2014. [Submitted photo]
State Forester Scott Hunt on Wednesday details areas of the state at high fire danger this year. But Hunt, flanked by Gov. Jan Brewer, sidestepped questions about changes in his agency's firefighting operation in the wake of last year's tragedy at Yarnell Hill. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
New York • When Amy Kritzer was growing up in Connecticut, her mother made lasagna from matzo each Passover.
The Phoenix Police Department joined a website in January as an effort to make neighborhoods safer after concerned residents reported several instances of burglary, solicitation and vandalism in their community.
If I were Gov. Jan Brewer, I’d want to know how the Office of Child Welfare Investigations, OCWI as it’s called, managed to hire an investigator to protect Arizona’s children who falsified his past about having been a police officer?
A historic event recently occurred in the East Valley — on March 24, Chandler Regional Medical Center opened its Level I Trauma Center and began to receive patients suffering the most severe injuries.
State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to immunize the Land Department from mistakes and negligence that result in forest fires – even if that means destroyed homes and dead firefighters.
House Republicans failed for a second day Tuesday to reach accord on a new budget even as state senators continued to find new ways to spend money.
When Connie Squires found out that a home near her neighborhood was emptied by people in a strange white van, she had had enough.