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Owners Of Arizona Green Acre Dog Kennel Back In Court
The owners of Green Acre Dog Boarding near Gilbert, where 21 dogs died of heat exhaustion a year ago, have pleaded not guilty to charges of animal cruelty.
June 3, 2015
Tonto National Forest Officials To Issue Emergency Fire Ban
While the rainy May held off an early start to the fire season, recent low humidity rates are causing Tonto National Forest to dry up.
June 3, 2015
Feds Examine Albuquerque Stormwater
Stormwater is a major source of pollution in the Rio Grande. The U.S. Geological Survey released a nine-year study of stormwater in the Albuquerque area last week, finding high concentrations of pollutants in the city’s arroyos.
June 3, 2015
 Douglas Doubts Timing Of Ducey School Finance Overhaul Plan
Arizona's top education official has serious doubts about Gov. Doug Ducey's timeline for overhauling the state's complex school financing formulas.
June 3, 2015
Arizona DPS Inspecting Commercial Vehicles To Improve Safety
Arizona's Department of Public Safety is participating in an international event to promote the safe operation of commercial vehicles traveling along the nation's highways.
June 3, 2015
Arizona Ruling Upholds Convictions Based On Warrantless Search
An Arizona court has upheld a woman's marijuana convictions based on a warrantless search conducted when sheriff's deputies were sent to a home in response to a 911 "hang-up" call that was treated as an emergency.
June 3, 2015
 Navajo Election On Fluency Requirement To Be Held July 21
A Navajo Nation referendum election on whether to effectively scrap a requirement that candidates for tribal president and vice president speak the Navajo language fluently has been rescheduled to July 21.
June 3, 2015
Scottsdale City Manager Hospitalized After Medical Incident
Authorities say Scottsdale's city manager is hospitalized after collapsing at a City Council meeting.
June 3, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court: Police Need Warrant To Search House In Non-Emergency
The Arizona Supreme Court is being asked to overturn a lower court opinion that limits police powers to search houses without a warrant.
June 3, 2015
Arizona Water Director: California Should Give Up More Water During Shortage
Arizona’s water chief wants California to shoulder more of the burden of drought in the Lower Colorado River Basin. The comments came during a hearing in front of the U.S. Senate Committee On Energy and Natural Resources.
June 2, 2015
Cities Want To Change How Often Population Counts Are Updated
Seven Valley cities are moving forward with a special mid-decade census. This federal count is used to update how much state money each city gets. This may be the last time it’s necessary.
June 2, 2015
Tent City Diary, Part 2: These People Are Good People
Alex talks about her experiences bonding with other inmates and deciding that just because she has made a mistake — like many of the women she encountered in the tents — it doesn’t make her a bad person.
June 2, 2015
Storage Bunkers Sealed Off At Nuclear Dump Closed By Leak
Workers have finished sealing off storage bunkers affected by a radiation leak at the federal government's underground nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico.
June 2, 2015
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Contempt Hearing Delayed Due To Recusal Request
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and four members of his staff will not face a second round of civil contempt of court hearings later this month as originally planned. The judge has postponed the June hearing due to the sheriff’s motion asking the judge to recuse himself from the case.
June 2, 2015
FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Aircraft Over US Cities
The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology — all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned.
June 2, 2015
SRP: Energy Use Down In May Thanks To Cooler Arizona Weather
This May was the second wettest recorded in Arizona history. Salt River Project customers found the rainy weather and cooler than normal May meant some savings.
June 2, 2015
Last Day To Comment On Tusayan Road To Development Is June 2
Tusayan, the tiny town just south of the Grand Canyon, has requested road and utility easements that would literally pave the way to a controversial development. June 2 is the last day for public comments.
June 2, 2015
Tucson Police Officers Investigated In Prostitution Ring
Several Tucson police officers are under investigation for possible involvement in a prostitution ring that police broke up in January, Police Chief Roberto Villaseñor confirmed Monday.
June 2, 2015
Navajo Band Sihasin Helps Native Youth
Siblings Clayson, Jeneda and Klee Benally grew up on Black Mesa — the center of a political land dispute between a coal mining company and the Navajo and Hopi tribes. They couldn’t ignore what they saw as oppression and abuse of power.
June 2, 2015
Man Convicted In 1989 Stabbing Death Of Phoenix Woman
A man accused of fatally stabbing a Phoenix woman nearly 26 years ago has been convicted of first-degree murder.
June 2, 2015

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