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Water safety incidents in Phoenix dropped each of the past two years, thanks in part to a concerted effort to educate the community. But a toddler drowned in a backyard pool last week, kick starting the awareness effort once again.
Members of the School Boundary Change Committee met Monday evening to discuss agendas on changing the boundaries of Kyrene Schools east of Interstate 10.
WASHINGTON — Should shoppers turn off their smartphones when they hit the mall? Or does having them on lead to better sales or shorter lines at the cash register?
As a leader in driver safety, AAA recognizes the recent strides our legislators have made in making Arizona roads safer. Fewer children will be killed in motor crashes, thanks to our stronger child passenger law. In addition, stranded motorists, roadside assistance crews, and road maintenance now receive the added protection of our Move Over law. And in 2007, we made modest improvements to our state’s graduated driver license (GDL) law, providing a safer learning environment for young drivers by minimizing passenger distractions and nighttime driving risks.
1. On Jan. 29 at 8:50 a.m. police took a criminal damage report in the 3900 block of east Chandler Boulevard.
What has three wheels, an enclosed seating area, a steering wheel, pedals and safety belts?
After 31 years, Phoenix Fire Chief Bob Khan will retire his helmet to spend more time with his family and ailing father.
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Calling it good for agriculture, two Lake Havasu City GOP lawmakers are pushing to allow farmers to grow hemp without running afoul of state marijuana laws.
Horizon Community Learning Center (HCLC) is currently in the works on leasing new parking spaces for its families and staff.
Many drivers do not know or adhere to the rules of the road, apparently that includes the school bus drivers, too.
Fearing continued weakness in the economy, legislative budget analysts predicted Thursday that the spending plan crafted by Gov. Jan Brewer will leave the state at least $600 million in the hole within three years.
Saying it's the best that can be done, Gov. Jan Brewer proposed a nearly $9.4 billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year.
Arizona motorists may soon have to obtain — and pay for — more insurance coverage.
A veteran state lawmaker is pushing legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against gays — and maybe even women and Jews — as long as they were acting on sincerely held religious beliefs.
Regarding a recent AAA Arizona “Texting while driving is an increasing problem” article it says, “Nine in 10 Americans believe distracted driving is a much bigger problem today.” I agree, and something needs to be done. Texting while driving endangers the driver and the people around them, and causes the driver to be “engaged in additional dangerous behaviors behind the wheel.”
What if the freeway you travel on everyday was shut down because it was no longer safe to use? What if your daily commute doubled or tripled due to indefinite delays in transportation infrastructure? Or, your car was routinely damaged due to severe potholes from roads that weren’t repaired?
1. On Dec. 16 at 2:30 p.m. police took a theft report in the 4200 block of east Ray Road.
LOS ANGELES — Digging into deep-pocket gluttony, Martin Scorsese's dark comedy "The Wolf of Wall Street" highlights a world rich in drugs, fast cars and private jets. The American dream is amplified, yet those indulging in it are never satisfied.
Let’s face it. Dogs ARE a part of your family. No matter how you want to look at it, we are less stressed and more comfortable when our pets are with us. With this said, over 70 percent of pet owners now regularly travel with their pets.
AAA Arizona doesn’t want you to become a statistic this holiday season.
Never made the trek up Pass Mountain to Wind Cave, one of the East Valley’s most popular hiking destinations?
Phoenix police and firefighters will be hosting their annual Rides for Toys event this Saturday, Dec. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Target parking lot, 4734 E. Ray Road. Police and firefighters will exchange rides in their vehicles for an unwrapped Christmas gift for Valley charities.
Great news for all the hiking enthusiasts in the Valley. In January, Echo Canyon trail at Camelback Mountain will reopen and be better than ever. The trail has been revitalized to ensure long-term usage and the current parking situation enhanced to accommodate visitors.
1. On Nov. 11 at 8:15 p.m. police responded to an assault in the 3000 block of East Windmere Drive.