CASA GRANDE — The people of Casa Grande will have the chance to speak their mind with one of their senator’s staff.
CASA GRANDE — There was a time when Lydia Nery and her teen son Josferd were not getting along.
MARICOPA — The Maricopa Unified School District has emailed parents and guardians about a suspicious encounter the likes of which every parent fears.
MARIOCPA — Leaving the brotherhood and sisterhood of a fire department is a significant milestone that allows those retiring to reminisce about the years they have spent with their coworkers, which most times are more like family.
FLORENCE — A woman allegedly led authorities on a wild chase through San Tan Valley that at times reached speeds in the triple digits.
CASA GRANDE — In almost every scenario, Randy Robbins is the boss of Casa Grande Union football coach Jake Barro. But when the two are on the football field, Barro is in charge.
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court has given minor league baseball players the right to sue to be paid the minimum wage while they’re in at spring training in Arizona.
MARICOPA — Maricopa Rams boy’s head golf coach Michael Russoniello understands the fundamentals are crucial in establishing a successful program.
SAN TAN VALLEY — Poston Butte landed in the end zone no fewer than a dozen times, while visiting Vista Grande had to settle for a few decent plays and a couple of scores in Thursday night’s scrimmage at Poston Butte High School.
TUCSON (AP) — A judge will allow Tucson voters to decide whether their town should become Arizona’s first “sanctuary city.”
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey took a slap Tuesday at the new Trump administration policy that seeks to deny “green cards” to those at the bottom of the economic ladder.
PHOENIX — A new federal court ruling coupled with a provision in the state constitution could give Arizonans new legal protections against the use of software by private firms that captures and stores facial images.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Arizona and Nevada will face their first-ever cuts in Colorado River water next year, but the changes aren’t expected to be overly burdensome for either state.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona authorities have arrested a teenager after a threatening message to schools was posted online.
PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona legislator Don Shooter is back in a Phoenix hospital after being released earlier in the week following emergency surgery.
CASA GRANDE — Author and musician Brian “Head” Welch will be a special speaker at the 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. church services on Sunday, Sept. 1, at Compass Christian Church, 1510 N. Casa Grande Ave.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors and that marijuana is outlawed unless prescribed by "competent" doctors.
NEW YORK — Financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York, officials said Saturday.
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The packed field of Democratic presidential candidates descended Friday night on a small, northern Iowa town, delighting a raucous crowd of voters by largely attacking President Donald Trump rather than each other.
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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Denny Hamlin has won the pole for Saturday night’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway, a critical short-track showdown for drivers trying to qualify for the playoffs.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The mostly empty arena rumbled with outsized excitement when Nate Diaz stepped onto the stage. The fans erupted into cheers while Diaz lit a joint and took a big drag before …
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Last season, Khalil Tate was on the short list of preseason favorites for the Heisman Trophy.
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is safe and in a hospital for evaluation after his plane crashed in east Tennessee, the NASCAR television analyst and retired driver's sister tweeted.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein’s death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a week of speculation that the financier faced with sex trafficking charges hanged himself in his jail cell.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation’s strong growth and low unemployment rate.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — An election-year investigation into teacher rallies at Kentucky’s Capitol found more than 1,000 educators violated state law by participating in protests that shut down some schools, Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration said Friday.
PHOENIX — Continued talk of a trade war hasn’t dampened the state’s job growth — at least not yet.
MARICOPA — Business development in Maricopa has canceled a popular Copper Sky Recreation Center event for this year.
CASA GRANDE — For Ivie Keene, the chance to play the part of a dog in the upcoming BlackBox Foundation comedy “Sylvia” is a special experience but somewhat “ruff,” she said.
"Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" is, likably, a Frankenstein of a movie that stitches together tales from the cultishly beloved 1980s book series by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by Stephen Gammell.
NEW DELHI — Hundreds of people protested an unprecedented security crackdown and clashed with police Friday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, as India’s government said it was constantly reviewing…
TASIILAQ, Greenland — Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder.
SHENZHEN, China — Members of China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police marched and practiced crowd control tactics at a sports complex in Shenzhen across from Hong Kong on Friday, in what som…
At the Dust Bowl Theater on Main Street, J.W. Tidwell could watch two movies and a cartoon, eat popcorn and a candy bar and drink a soda for the dollar in his pocket. He even left with a littl…
You don’t know how big a 747 jet airplane is until you are standing on the ground next to it, looking up. It’s not the same as looking out the terminal window at an international airport. The …
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The Great Recession 10 years ago destroyed a lot of businesses, but in the dusty desert southwest of Maricopa, it helped start one.
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Pinal County is more than 5,000 square miles, so it’s a difficult place to get around for people who don’t own a car.
The Saddlebrooke Cyclemasters ride their bicycles around.
The California Zephyr was a passenger train that ran between Chicago and Oakland, California, from 1949 to 1970 and was once called “the most talked about train in America.”
High-end vehicle enthusiasts in and near Maricopa who wanted a place to store their cars and their own track to drive on got their wish in March.
I don’t know why driving an automobile brings out the worst in people. They wait until the last minute to merge, cut each other off, tailgate, speed and run red lights — and those are some of …
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Physician shortages in rural parts of the United States have become increasingly alarming in recent years, with Arizona at the forefront. A 2015 report released by the American Medical Associa…
Every day thousands of people turn 65 and are therefore eligible for Medicare. For many, Medicare options can be confusing.
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