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IKEA pulls out of Glendale, canceling 2nd store in week | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 26, 2018
IKEA's plan to cancel a second store in Arizona comes on the heels of it canceling a store in North Carolina.         
Man charged in kidnapping of Glendale 2-year-old | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 26, 2018
Immanuel Williams, 28, is accused of breaking into a home, choking a babysitter and taking the child, court records and police say.         
Arizona Capitol Times | May 26, 2018
The state cannot deny the opportunity of accused rapists to seek release on bail even if the proof is evident before trial that the person committed the crime, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 26, 2018
fter 35 years at the Capitol, a career that’s included stints as a lawmaker, gubernatorial chief of staff, agency director and lobbyist, Chris Herstam will retire from Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie at the end of the year. To read more on this item plus all the stories in the May 25 Yellow Sheet ...
Despite forest closures, northern Arizona open for business on Memorial Day weekend | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
Flagstaff, Prescott, Sedona and Arizona State Parks are among northern Arizona spots still open despite wildfire related restrictions and closures.         
Congrats, Class of 2018: Thousands of high school seniors graduate across metro Phoenix | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
Thousands of high school seniors graduated in ceremonies across metro Phoenix this week. Here are photos from a few of them.         
Time for the West Valley to get into resort market? | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
The West Valley historically has left to its Phoenix and Scottsdale counterparts.  But some say it's time.         
Officials: Structural issues, not gas explosion, triggered church collapse | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
Phoenix fire investigators believe a church collapsed near Buckeye Road Wednesday because of structural issues, not a natural gas explosion.         
Scottsdale schools administrator strikes deal to resign and end misconduct probe | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
Scottsdale schools' Assistant Superintendent Pam Sitton will resign at the end of the budget year in an agreement with the district.         
Montgomery body-cam policy may erode trust in police, Phoenix leaders say | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
A statement issued Friday said city officials will decide when and how to release records, despite rules outlined by County Attorney Bill Montgomery.         
Police: Man found dead in car parked outside Gilbert Wendy's | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
The man was found dead in his vehicle outside of the restaurant near Arizona Avenue and Guadalupe Road in Gilbert, police said.         
NFL star Jared Allen sells Scottsdale mansion to KB Home CEO for $10.3M | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
Former NFL defensive end Jared Allen and his wife, Amy, sold their north Scottsdale mansion to KB Home CEO Jeffrey Mezger for $10.3 million.         
Suspect arrested after shooting at Phoenix hospital | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
Numerous police vehicles were on the campus of St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix on Thursday afternoon after responding to a reported shooting.         
Suspect arrested after shooting call at Barrow Neurological Institute | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
Numerous police vehicles were on the Barrow Neurological Institute's campus in Phoenix on Thursday afternoon after responding to a reported shooting.         
Body of missing worker recovered at Sky Harbor Aiport drill-rig site | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
The missing worker's body was recovered early Thursday evening following a three-day search after a drill rig overturned Monday at Sky Harbor Airport.         
Even firefighters need sleep: Mattress company donates new beds to Avondale Fire | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
King Koil is donating 14 beds to the Avondale Fire Department after opening a factory in the West Valley city.         
Police ID construction worker killed in drill-rig collapse at Phoenix Sky Harbor | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
Phoenix police said 52-year-old Melvin Self died in a drilling rig incident at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.         
Rescue animals available for adoption this week in Metro Phoenix | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
Each week The Republic highlights some of the adoptable animals in the Valley. This week includes a goofy American bulldog and a cat named Mouse.         
Semitruck fire stalls Interstate 10 in Phoenix; hours-long delays expected | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
State transportation officials predicted it could take hours to clean up and clear the backups.         
Semitruck fire on I-10 in Phoenix | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
Reader-submitted video of a semi-truck fire on Interstate 10 near 40th Street in Phoenix on May 25, 2018.         
Maricopa County attorney, Phoenix police may be at odds over public-records requests | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 25, 2018
On May 8, County Attorney Bill Montgomery sent a letter to local police departments saying his office should review public-records requests.         
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
Lawmakers passed 369 bills, 30.6 percent of the 1,206 bills introduced in the 2018 session. Of those 369 bills, Ducey signed 346, or 93.8 percent of all the bills that were approved.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
Only 19 state lawmakers, or 21 percent, made it to work every day and also registered a vote on 100 percent of the measures that went up on the board during the 53rd Legislature’s second regular session.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
The Arizona Legislature referred two measures to the ballot this year, more than lawmakers referred in 2016 when they instead focused their attention on trying to defeat several citizen initiatives.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey made gains on several issues — most notably K-12 education funding — this session, but his plans for far-reaching water reform quickly dried up.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey has faced difficult legislative sessions before. But this session was on another level.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
Arizona lawmakers, roundly criticized this year over poorly funded public schools, want to make one thing clear: They’re not the ones responsible for giving teachers raises.
Phoenix New Times | May 25, 2018
In a bizarro reversal of the normal dynamics, the most conservative voice on the council spoke in favor of hearing out a petition sponsored by socialists.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
People who prosecutors say are the victims of crime have no legal right to be referred to at trial as "victim'' rather than "alleged victim,'' the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
The Attorney General’s Office wants the Arizona Supreme Court to weigh in on whether property tax incentives in lease agreements that the City of Tempe signed with several developers violate state law.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
Now Shooter claims he’s willing to serve, but only if a small band of Yuma Republicans can gather enough petitions for the disgraced politician to qualify for the ballot. Shooter was voted out of the Legislature in February after a House investigation found he serially sexually harassed colleagues...
Phoenix New Times | May 25, 2018
The company's Prime Now delivery service apparently needs room to grow, and metro Phoenix already has thousands of Amazon employees.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
Arizona’s public education system could use more money– a point few argue against. The disagreement comes when elected officials and education advocates start talking about how to get there.
Arizona Capitol Times | May 25, 2018
It was the year of the protests at the Arizona Capitol, but lawmakers and a professor disagree on whether the political movements that took hold this year will have a lasting effect.
Officials: 3-year-old Gilbert boy pulled from pool without a pulse | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
A 3-year-old Gilbert boy was pulled out of a pool by his mother and was taken to hospital without pulse.         
McDonalds embrace Glendale 'farm living within the city limits' | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
LeRoy and Kayla McDonald restore a Glendale Sunburst Farms house Kayla fell in love with as a child.         
Bidwill: Expect changes for Super Bowl 2023 as 'game gets bigger and bigger' | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
The NFL asked Arizona to reserve three times more event space with different event venues, Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill said.         
Arizona Summit Law School sues American Bar Association, claims abuse of power | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
Arizona Summit Law School accuses the American Bar Association of unequal treatment when it comes to the accreditation process.         
McCain: Trump's pardon of boxing legend Jack Johnson closes 'shameful chapter' in history | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
In 2004, McCain, who boxed at the U.S. Naval Academy, began introducing legislation in the U.S. Senate urging a pardon of the late boxer         
Poetry spot: 'Compass Needle Pointed Toward Diploma' by Shawnte Orion | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.         
Police seek man who assaulted pair after hurling homophobic remarks | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
Phoenix police are searching for a man who assaulted two men back in April in downtown Phoenix.         
Injured suspect in custody, another at large, after Phoenix officer-involved shooting | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
Phoenix police are actively searching for another suspect after an officer-involved shooting near 7th Street and Loop 101 freeway.         
Stalking suspect accused of sending 65K texts pleads 'not guilty' | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
Jacqueline Ades has entered a not guilty plea to charges of stalking a Paradise Valley man.         
Phoenix church collapses after possible gas explosion | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
Firefighters are working to determine whether there was an explosion caused by a gas leak or whether the leak was triggered by the building collapse.         
Stalking suspect accused of sending 65K texts won't fight for release | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
Jacqueline Ades is scheduled to enter a plea to charges of stalking a Paradise Valley man.         
Suspect in Phoenix police shooting released from hospital, faces charges | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
The suspect from the robbery that lead to officer-involved shooting in Phoenix was booked Wednesday         
Attorneys for convicted ex-Arizona Wildcats coach Craig Carter subpoena reporter for notes | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
Attorneys for former UA assistant track and field coach Craig Carter have subpoenaed the Arizona Daily Star and one reporter for notes.         
Uber self-driving car noticed Arizona pedestrian 6 seconds before deadly crash, NTSB says | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
The revelations came a day after Uber announced it would shutter its Arizona self-driving car operations.         
Police: Officer shot motorcyclist who pointed gun, fled traffic stop | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
Police said the motorcyclist had pointed a gun at the officer, prompting him to shoot and injure the suspect early Thursday in Phoenix.         
A year after parents sue over Havasupai school, little has changed for Grand Canyon tribe | AZ Central
AZ Central | May 24, 2018
Another school year ends in Supai with almost no teachers and no improvement for students who say they feel abandoned.