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Man arrested on suspicion of forging deeds to homes in Maricopa, Yavapai counties | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 22, 2018
Officials say Jesse Thacker, 30, forged documents of several properties belonging to elderly and deceased residents, in a plan to sell them.         
Woman killed, child critically injured in Phoenix hit-and-run | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 22, 2018
Police are searching for a driver in an SUV who fled the scene.         
Police seek man driving van who approached Gilbert girl | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
The incident is similar to a report in June involving another Gilbert girl, police say.         
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes releases report he said he wouldn't | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said he's now releasing the report so the public can see "the whole story."         
Old Farmer's Almanac calls for a cold, snowy winter - in Yuma? | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Sunspot activity, El Nino could contribute to a cold, snowy winter for most of Arizona. History says otherwise.         
President Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly net non-criminals | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Those netted in Trump's crackdown on immigration are typically accused of lesser offenses, and ICE agents are apprehending those with no criminal records.         
Four of the eight victims in deadly Florence crash identified | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Four of the eight people who died Wednesday night in the crash on Highway 79 near Florence have been identified by authorities.         
Man dies in Apache Junction school bus collision | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
A man in his mid-30s died Friday in a fatal collision involving a bus from the Apache Junction Unified School District, according to fire officials.         
Paul Gosar's siblings urge voters to support his opponent David Brill | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar's Democratic opponent David Brill picked up some unexpected support this week: several of the congressman's brothers and sisters.         
Meet the Creationist Helping to Change Arizona School Standards on Evolution | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | September 21, 2018
Joseph Kezele, tapped to help review evolution teaching standards, in Arizona, says teen dinosaurs rode on Noah's Ark.
Motorist Was Practicing Unsafe Sax on Side of Freeway, ADOT Says | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | September 21, 2018
An unidentified man was caught by a freeway camera jamming on his saxophone on the Loop-101 freeway in Arizona, ADOT says.
George Soros, son funded August attacks on Martha McSally | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Liberal activist George Soros and a group funded by his son were behind Red and Gold, which spent $1.7 million ripping Republican Martha McSally.         
Sexy 'Handmaid's Tale' Halloween costume sparks outrage | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Retailer Yandy has pulled its sexy "Brave Red Maiden" Halloween costume, referencing the garb women forced into surrogacy wear in "Handmaid's Tale."         
Jon-Christopher Clark pleads not guilty in killing of girlfriend Kiera Bergman | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Jon-Christopher Clark was arrested in September after the body of Kiera Bergman was found west of Phoenix.         
Mesa police: Man shot by officer also shot himself | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Mesa police say David Huffines Jr. pulled a gun as an officer approached him Friday night.         
Prop. 420, development are top issues at Scottsdale City Council forum | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
City council candidates faced supporters and opponents of Proposition 420 in a heated forum.         
A year after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans in Phoenix say 'healing is still needed' | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Puerto Ricans in Arizona marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria. The destruction caused a lot of pain, one Puerto Rican woman said.         
On again, off again: Is Trump reluctant to visit Arizona ahead of November election? | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Trump used Arizona as a backdrop for his own campaign. But in a change from years past, there seems to be a reluctance to coming to Arizona         
Surprise candidate on November ballot isn't legally qualified to run for office | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Jim Cunningham, a Surprise City Council candidate, wasn't registered to vote when he ran in the primary election. Will he be on the November ballot?         
Man shot in south Phoenix; another person detained | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
A man was seriously wounded in a Phoenix shooting on Friday, police said.         
House Speaker Paul Ryan stumps in Tucson for Marquez Peterson in closely watched race | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan hosted a fundraiser for Lea Marquez Peterson, who is running in the 2nd Congressional District race in southern Arizona.         
Phoenix's Pearl Bridal shop scammed customers out of $277K, Arizona attorney general says | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Arizona's attorney general filed a civil lawsuit against Pearl Bridal, accusing it of collecting prepayments for dresses and then shutting down.         
Police seek woman who tried to hit officer at Chandler High | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Police are searching for a woman who tried to hit a police officer with her vehicle in the Chandler High School parking lot.         
Get to know Phoenix's new city council members Vania Guevara and Felicita Mendoza | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
This summer, the Phoenix City Council lost two members and gained two new ones.         
Phoenix firefighter found at Arizona National Guard base died of drug overdose | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Juston Doherty died July 8 of an overdose involving oxycodone and fentanyl, according to a Maricopa County Medical Examiner report released Friday.         
Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar's Siblings Endorse Rival in New Campaign Ads | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | September 21, 2018
In one video, Gosar's sister says, "It would be difficult to see my brother as anything but a racist."
Faces of Child Welfare: Court-appointed special advocate Heather Varela | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Heather Varela is a court-appointed special advocate for children in the Arizona Department of Child Safety system.         
'Fly Away': Maricopa County inmate puts addiction fight into words | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Cody Ramos, a Maricopa County jail inmate, reads "Fly Away," which he wrote after attending Mosaic, a substance-abuse and mental-health rehabilitation program.         
'An Addict Like Me': Michael Watson's poem on addiction | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Michael Watson, a Maricopa County jail inmate, reads "An Addict Like Me," which he wrote after attending Mosaic, a substance-abuse and mental-health rehabilitation program.         
Arizona's opioid epidemic: Addiction haunts ex-inmates | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 21, 2018
Maricopa County Durango Jail inmates talk about Mosaic, a substance-abuse and mental-health rehabilitation program that identifies inmate trauma contributing to their addiction.         
Aussie Madness: Death-Penalty Case in Phoenix Creates a Stir Down Under | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | September 21, 2018
No Australian has been executed in American in more than 150 years. Aussie Lisa Cunningham and her husband, Germayne, are charged with murder of his daughter.
GOP Superintendent Candidate Sounds Like His Democratic Foe on School 'Crisis' | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | September 21, 2018
After a professional career in Congress and the charter school sector, Frank Riggs wants to lead the Arizona Department of Education.
Arizona Capitol Times | September 21, 2018
A measure Republican lawmakers put on the November ballot could determine how much Arizonans actually know about who is trying to influence political campaigns.
Arizona Capitol Times | September 21, 2018
Opponents of Proposition 305 may soon cry victory over its defeat, but the fight over school choice and Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts will not end in November.
Arizona Capitol Times | September 21, 2018
The Arizona Supreme Court’s integrity is under attack by supporters of the defunct Invest in Education Act who accuse the justices and Gov. Doug Ducey of collusion.
Arizona Capitol Times | September 21, 2018
Arizona lawmakers get paid $24,000 annually. Most have full-time jobs beyond the business of sponsoring and voting on bills for four to five months out of the year.
Arizona Capitol Times | September 21, 2018
Malfunctioning voting equipment and the lack of a back-up plan led to 62 polling locations opening late for the Aug. 28 primary election, the Maricopa County auditors concluded.
Arizona Capitol Times | September 21, 2018
Two companies that were negotiating to take over a coal-fired power plant on the Arizona-Utah line ended the effort Thursday, saying the challenges were too great.
Arizona Capitol Times | September 21, 2018
Democrat Sandra Kennedy said Thursday there would be no need for voters to impose a renewable energy mandate if state utility regulators would do their job.
Sen. Jeff Flake's son appeals dismissal of malicious-prosecution suit in dog kennel deaths | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
The son of outgoing Sen. Jeff Flake is appealing the dismissal of a malicious-prosecution lawsuit over the now-dismissed animal cruelty charges.         
Judge rejects request to send mailers warning voters their registration may be out of date | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
A judge hearing a lawsuit has rejected a request to send mailers to thousands of voters saying their registration may be out of date.         
Phoenix-area families suffer in heat due to home-warranty company's fine print | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
Landmark Home Warranty promises air-conditioning repairs within 24 hours during extreme heat. But company defines extreme heat in an impossible way.         
9 killed in head-on collision south of Florence | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
Nine people died Wednesday night when two vehicles -- one of them carrying several undocumented immigrants -- collided head-on just south of Florence.         
Man fatally struck after jumping from overpass onto Interstate 40 in Flagstaff | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
Authorities are investigating the death of a 22-year-old man who jumped from a freeway overpass onto Interstate 40 and was struck by a truck Wednesday.         
Little Red School House, built in 1910, is a Scottsdale landmark | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
Little Red School House, built in 1910, was built as the first permanent school in Scottsdale with classrooms for first through eighth grades.         
South Carolina homicide suspect arrested at Glendale apartment | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
Jamal Devontae Coburn A was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals Wednesday in Glendale, officials said.         
Grieving Meghan McCain: Death of father John McCain is 'an amputation' | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
Meghan McCain has largely stayed out of the public eye since her moving eulogy for her father John on Sept. 1 at the Washington National Cathedral.         
2 shot, 1 stabbed during fight at Chandler party | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
Two men were shot and a third man was stabbed during a fight in Chandler on Wednesday night, police said.         
Shooter opens fire on car in Phoenix, injuring girl | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
Police found a girl in a car on North 67th Ave. with a non-life-threatening gunshot injury late Wednesday in Phoenix.         
Ernie Jones Sr., Yavapai-Prescott tribal president, dies | AZ Central
AZ Central | September 20, 2018
Ernie Jones Sr., Yavapai-Prescott Tribe president, passed away. He was a community leader and gave back immensely to Yavapai College.