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Arizona fights class-action status for lawsuit over foster-care issues | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
A federal appeals panel heard arguments on the need for class-action status for a lawsuit challenging Arizona's foster-care practices.         
Is Talking Stick Resort Arena a driver of downtown Phoenix's economy? | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Fact Check: Phoenix Mayor Thelda Williams claims that the arena is the core of downtown with many positive economic effects. Is she right?         
Sheriff's Office, FBI refuse to provide details about 'home-grown violent extremist' | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Arizona's terrorism law is among the broadest in the nation, allowing for charges even in instances where an individual has no connections terrorists         
Government shutdown, winter storm, March for Life: 5 things to know Friday | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
The government shutdown continues into its 28th day and more things to start your Friday morning.         
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
House Speaker Rusty Bowers knows he will have very little wiggle room in the 2019 legislative session.
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Scott Bales has not hired any clerks for the year, which coupled with the looming end as the court’s leader could spell retirement.
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
In his State of the State speech January 14, Gov. Doug Ducey said a lot, spending nearly 40 minutes highlighting his policy priorities and wish-list for the legislative session.
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Gabriel's Angels uses pet therapy to help at-risk students in Arizona.         
Mother of shooting victim protests outside Tempe police headquarters | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Sandra Gonzalez, mother of 14-year-old victim Antonio Arce, makes an emotional statement in Spanish outside the Tempe police headquarters.         
Now you can get weed delivered to you anywhere in California, even in cities that ban pot | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
The rule could invite legal challenge from California cities and counties that have banned weed deliveries.         
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
With the pending retirement of County Supervisor Denny Barney, several former lawmakers are seeking, or rumored to be seeking, the appointment.
No spending spree, but targeted investments. Gov. Doug Ducey explains his 2020 budget | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
This budget is straight forward, continues to pay back debt, and unwinds the recession-era gimmicks and tricks used in the past.         
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office seeks tips about burglar who cut hole in Family Dollar store | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
The burglary occurred during the early-morning hours of Jan. 15, 2019, in Cordes Lakes.         
Aid volunteers found guilty of dropping off water, food for migrants in protected part of Arizona desert | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
A federal judge found four humanitarian aid volunteers with No More Deaths guilty on some of the charges against them for dropping off water and food for migrants in the Arizona desert.         
Video shows Tempe officer shooting 14-year-old as he runs away | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Police say Antonio Arce was burglarizing a truck, and was found to have an airsoft gun, when he was shot by the officer.         
Tempe Police Chief addresses shooting of 14-year-old by officer | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Tempe Police Chief Sylvia Moir addresses the shooting of a 14-year-old Antonio Arce by an officer at a press conference on Jan. 18, 2018.         
Body camera video shows Tempe police officer shooting 14-year-old | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Tempe police released the body camera video that shows an officer pursuing and shooting a 14-year-old carrying an airsoft gun.         
St. Mary's mobile pantry assists Phoenix Indian Medical Center employees during shutdown | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Hundreds of federal workers formed lines outside Phoenix Indian Medical Center to collect food from the St. Mary's Food Bank mobile food pantry.         
St. Mary's Food Bank donates to feed hungry federal workers | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance came to the Phoenix Indian Medical Center on Jan. 18, 2019, to distribute food boxes and bags to Federal workers.         
Apache Junction man sentenced 280 years on child porn charges | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
An Apache Junction man was sentenced for 280 years in prison on child porn charges, officials said.         
Brides’ first dance | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Michelle Armstrong and Mimi Refuerzo are dancers, so when they married, they choreographed their own first dance.         
Weather Service: It's going to be a beautiful weekend across Arizona | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
In the Valley, temperatures are expected to be in the low 70s with clear skies before dropping down into the 60s Monday and Tuesday.         
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Get a peek at some of the collector cars that will be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale on Saturday.         
Video: Tempe Officer Fatally Shot 14-Year-Old in the Back | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | January 18, 2019
Body camera footage shows that a Tempe police officer fatally shot 14-year-old Antonio Arce in the back on Tuesday in the latest high-profile police shooting that has led to protests in the Phoenix metro area.
Governor's Budget Puts More Cops in Schools, Which New Schools Chief Opposes | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | January 18, 2019
Governor Doug Ducey pledged that his budget would include "enough dollars to put a cop on every campus that needs one."
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
A Tucson man who spent 42 years in prison on 28 arson-related murder counts that were later vacated cannot now collect damages for the years he spent behind bars, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey wants the state to start picking up some of the costs of providing health care for more than 32,000 children of the working poor.
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey wants to grant pay raises to nearly half of all state employees, with an emphasis on boosting salaries for law enforcement and corrections officers.
Federal government approves imposing work requirements on Arizona's Medicaid program | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
The federal government approved Arizona's request to add work requirements to its AHCCCS Medicaid program.         
Weekend traffic: Eastbound I-10 closure planned between 67th and 35th avenues | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
ADOT officials suggest motorists consider alternate routes such as Loop 101 west of Interstate 17, as well as McDowell Road and Van Buren Street.         
Hacienda HealthCare investigating abuse claim made at Phoenix facility in rape case | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Hacienda's intermediate care facility is where a woman was raped and on Dec. 29 gave birth to a boy.         
Singer Ray J buys Camaro for $165,000 to benefit charity at Barrett-Jackson Thursday | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Get a peek at some of the collector cars that will be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale on Thursday, the fourth day of bidding.         
DPS motorcycle trooper injured in crash near I-10 and Baseline Road | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
The trooper was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after the crash near Interstate 10 and Baseline Road.         
Chili's worker says she was denied promotion because she didn't match 'what a woman should look like' | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Meagan Hunter says a manager at a Phoenix Chili's told her her clothes were not "gender appropriate."         
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Nearly 40,000 animals come into this Phoenix animal shelter each year, and 95 percent of them find homes, according to officials.         
What is open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day? | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Federal offices usually closed on the third Monday of every January to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.         
Reunited: Lost and found Teddy finds his owner, a worried 4-year-old named Tommy | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
The stuffed bear had been missing for a week when a woman found him at a Scottsdale park, posted its picture on social media and asked The Republic to help.         
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico, of the Americas and of the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix. The mosaic being dedicated was erected by the Franciscan Renewal Center (the Casa de Paz y Bien) in 1954 on the center property at Lincoln Drive between Mummy and Camelback mountains. The pri...
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
From dated Tuscan-style home to Chandler dream home         
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
House Democrats are balking at ratifying a proposed drought contingency plan over what they see as a key missing element.
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
The federal government granted Arizona approval to implement work requirements for some Medicaid recipients Friday.
I-10 closure this weekend: How long till Arizona's 5 biggest road projects are done? | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
There's a big closure on I-10 this weekend as part of the new portion of Loop 202. How long before ADOT finishes its top 5 construction projects?         
'Big monkey with a big personality:' Phoenix Zoo's mandrill named Spock has died | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Spock was born at the Phoenix Zoo in 1994.         
Season for Sharing: Gabriel's Angels offers a safe space for at-risk students to learn | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Dogs and other animals help students learn and develop confidence through the Gabriel's Angels program.         
$4.5M Phoenix upgrade will get more recyclables out of the landfill | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
A $4.5 million Phoenix upgrade to its North Gateway Transfer Station will assure more recyclables are being recycled instead of going to the landfill         
Chandler Regional hospital is about to expand. Here's what will change | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
The $192 million expansion includes a new patient tower, parking garage and renovations to the existing medical campus.         
Barrett-Jackson: Sammy Hagar's Shelby and 11 other cool cars up for auction Friday | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Get a peek at some of the collector cars that will be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale on Friday, the fifth day of bidding.         
Gooding & Co.: A metro Phoenix auction where million dollar cars are common | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Gooding & Co. will auction off some of the most expensive cars in the Valley on Friday and Saturday. We're talking multimillion dollar.         
With Jan. 31 deadline looming, water legislation takes shape in Arizona | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
Arizona lawmakers are taking up legislation that would enable the state to participate in a Colorado River drought plan. They're facing a tight deadline.         
North Korea may be close to opening beach resort in 2019 | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 18, 2019
North Korea is close to opening a beach resort with water slide and other amenities later this year, said the policy research website 38 North.         
'These Are for Boys':  Server Claims Chili's Held Her Back Over Work Appearance | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | January 18, 2019
"How I dress, what I wear, my sexual preference has nothing to do with my work ethic and how I perform at my job."
Arizona Legislators Launch Dueling Proposals on Voting Rights and Elections | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | January 18, 2019
The resolution says that all voters in Arizona have the right to vote without facing unnecessary barriers.
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
With every Republican leader in the state Senate from 2018 gone, Karen Fann steps into the void as the next Senate president and the leader of not just the Republican Caucus, but the chamber at large.
Arizona Capitol Times | January 18, 2019
House Minority Leader Charlene Fernandez will guide Democrats through a historic time in the state House of Representatives.
911 callers say Jayme Closs should get $50K reward for rescuing herself | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
The Wisconsin couple who called 911 to report that Jayme Closs had been found think that Closs herself is more deserving of the $50,000 reward money.         
Baby girl found dead in an Amazon warehouse bathroom | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
A baby was found dead Wednesday night in the bathroom of an Amazon warehouse in west Phoenix. Police responded to the call at 8:30 p.m.         
James Comey, fired FBI director, talks about 'good that follows the bad' in Phoenix speech | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
A Trump election defeat is preferable to impeachment, former FBI Director James Comey said in a wide-ranging speech in Phoenix.         
Gary Sinise, famed for his role as Lt. Dan, will auction a Jeep at Barrett-Jackson to benefit wounded veterans | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Gary Sinise, who played Lt. Dan in Forrest Gump, will auction a Jeep at Barrett-Jackson Friday to benefit veterans and first responders.         
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Phoenix police gave a press conference that was streamed on Facebook Live about the baby found dead in an Amazon warehouse bathroom.         
New medical residency programs may help solve growing doctor shortage in Arizona | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Abrazo Community Health Network is launching two new medical residencies this year, for internal medicine and general surgery.         
Officials: Man at large after trying to run down officer | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Arizona Department of Transportation officers were attempting to serve an arrest warrant when the shooting occurred.         
Baby found dead in an Amazon warehouse bathroom | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
A baby was found dead Wednesday night in the bathroom of an Amazon warehouse in west Phoenix. Police responded to the call at 8:30 p.m.         
A social butterfly and more up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters this week | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Each week, The Republic highlights some of the adoptable pets in the Valley. This week includes a grumpy superhero and a cat full of personality.         
Barrett-Jackson: Bright yellow Chevelle and 12 other cool cars being auctioned Thursday | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Get a peek at some of the collector cars that will be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale on Thursday, the fourth day of bidding.         
This charming 'bungalow court' in heart of downtown Phoenix dates to 1919 | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Celora M. Stoddard built a complex of bungalows in downtown Phoenix for soldiers returning home from WWI. The complex is now used as offices.         
A nature-focused memorial for Brian Mancini, an Army veteran who helped others find peace outdoors | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Surprise plans a nature-centered memorial for Brian Mancini, Arizona veteran and founder of Honor House.         
House Democrats assail border wall's potential impact on environment | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
House Democrats on the Natural Resources Committee ripped President Donald Trump's proposed border barriers.         
Human remains found by hiker determined to be Mesa man missing since 2010 | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
The remains were found by a hiker Jan. 5 near Red Mountain.         
Security, immigration controls fraying as impasse over Trump's wall stretches into its fourth week | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Concerns about security and immigration measures are growing as the partial government shutdown nears the one-month mark.         
Feds: Thousands more migrant children were separated from families; we still don't know total number | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
An Office of Inspector General report says the Trump administration still doesn't know how many children were separated from their families.         
With 15 Days to Go, Draft Legislation for Arizona Drought Plan Emerges | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | January 17, 2019
The draft spells out funding and legislative changes to allow Arizona to implement its Drought Contingency Plan.
APS parent company spent $37.9M fighting clean-energy measure | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Proposition 127 has further cemented its rank as the most expensive ballot initiative battle in state history with the filing of new finance reports.         
Arizona Lawmakers Want to Save Public From Pornography 'Health Crisis' | Phoenix New Times
Phoenix New Times | January 17, 2019
Arizona "and the nation must systemically prevent exposure and addiction to pornography ... develop pornography recovery programs."
Man involved in shooting at large in Chandler | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Chandler police Sgt. Daniel Mejia talks about the events of the police-involved shooting on Jan. 17.         
Man sent back to U.S. from Mexico to face possible murder charges | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Luis Angel Gomez was returned to the U.S. from Mexico and held on suspicion of murder, officials said.         
ADOT's squad of detectives. | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Timothy Tait of ADOT talks about their squad of detectives that investigate crimes such as forgery, fraud and identity theft.         
Divers in Hawaii may have been swimming with biggest great white shark on record | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Divers in Hawaii spotted several giant great white sharks off the coast of Oahu, including possibly one of the largest on record named Deep Blue.         
Furloughed in Phoenix? These restaurants will feed you for free during government shutdown | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Barrio Cafe and other Phoenix restaurants are serving free meals to federal workers furloughed during the partial government shutdown.         
Brother of 14-year-old boy fatally shot by Tempe Police speaks outside headquarters | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Brother of 14-year-old Antonio Arce fatally shot by Tempe Police earlier this week addresses the crowd gathered outside of Tempe PD headquarters.         
Arizona Capitol Times | January 17, 2019
A Coolidge Republican whose office was flooded with tampons for his refusal to hear a bill on free feminine hygiene products last year now proposes to make them tax-free.
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
ASU impounds electric scooters.         
Group protests Tempe police shooting of 14-year-old boy | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
A protest was held Thursday evening in Tempe following the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy who police said threatened an officer.         
Saguaro National Park remains open during government shutdown | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Saguaro National Park in Tucson remains open during the government shutdown         
Father of man fatally shot by Phoenix police questions officers' actions | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
A press conference was held Thursday afternoon for Jacob Harris, 19, who was shot twice in the back by Phoenix police.         
Million-dollar donation to foster-care support center after reading story in The Republic | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
After reading The Arizona Republic/azcentral.com, Randy Hansen made a million-donation to the Jacob's Mission Community Center, a center for foster care families.         
See what it takes to detail a car at Barrett-Jackson | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Take a behind-the-scenes look at how crews detail scores of expensive cars before they go to auction at Barrett-Jackson.         
Golf cart raises $58,000 at Russo and Steele car auction for family of fallen Salt River officer | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Russo and Steele auction will donate all proceeds from the sale of the 1994 Club Car Golf Cart to assist Officer Clayton Townsend's family.         
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Get a peek at some of the collector cars that will be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale on Friday.         
Poetry spot: 'Laura’s Deportation' by Raquel Denis | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Poetry spot is part of a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.         
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Gooding & Co.'s preview day draws car fans in Scottsdale.         
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Gooding & Company's preview day draws car fans in Scottsdale.         
Arizona Capitol Times | January 17, 2019
Marijuana is a dangerous, mind-altering drug. In today’s highly potent forms, it poses risks to adults and children, but the risks are far greater for teens. Let’s no longer let the pot profiteers fill our children’s brains with dangerous messages. It’s time to make sure the truth is told, s...
Somewhere, a child's heart is breaking for the well-worn bear found in a Scottsdale park | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Most kids have a special blanket or stuffed animal that parents know the whereabouts always, living in terror that it might go missing.         
Arizona Capitol Times | January 17, 2019
The handy defeat of Proposition 305 and the election of Kathy Hoffman as superintendent of public instruction should spell out the electorate’s support for teachers, students, and well-funded public education. It should make obvious that a wide consensus exists in Arizona for increasing revenues f...
A woman had a stroke next to one of Wisconsin's best hospitals. But her ambulance was turned away - and she died | AZ Central
AZ Central | January 17, 2019
Tiffany Tate collapsed next to a hospital closed to ambulances. This little-known "ambulance diversion" policy has been shown to endanger patients.         
Arizona Capitol Times | January 17, 2019
Today’s kids, educated in different kinds of schools — with or without uniforms, religion, second languages, music, or whatever else — will bring to tomorrow’s positions of leadership not monotony or sameness but a deeply diverse and crucially varied set of experiences. What better way to pr...
Arizona Capitol Times | January 17, 2019
We have a lot of work to do to prevent sexual abuse of our most vulnerable. Only with greater awareness and resources can these heartbreaking incidents be stopped. The time to act is now.
Arizona Capitol Times | January 17, 2019
Gov. Doug Ducey wants to use surplus revenues to boost the state’s rainy-day fund to a historic high of $1 billion, but some Republican lawmakers have other ideas for spending the extra cash.
Arizona Capitol Times | January 17, 2019
Rep. Tony Rivero wants to change state law to clarify that cannabis is marijuana and protected for medicinal use.
Arizona Capitol Times | January 17, 2019
An organization that represents major Arizona cities is effectively warning Pinal County farmers not to demand more in the proposed drought contingency plan.