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A study by a law website indicates residents of Gilbert should feel pretty safe when walking the streets during the day or at night.
A federal appeals court may be poised to void a decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to deny driver's licenses to “dreamers” the Obama administration has allowed to stay and work in this country.
Saying it's really a legal contract between the state and parents, Superintendent of Schools John Huppenthal is urging the Arizona Supreme Court to uphold the legality of what amounts to a voucher program for students.
Officials have ended a lockdown at a middle school in Tempe that started when a student brought an air soft gun to school this morning.
The state's charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has improved slightly.
In the past, exceeding on the AIMS testing meant that Arizona high school students could qualify for free tuition at one of the three Arizona universities. Now that the scholarship has been slashed by about three-fourths the original amount, some East Valley high schools are supplying students with their own incentives to encourage high test scores.
PHOENIX — The state's jobless dropped last month — but just a bit — indicating that Arizona's recovery is languishing.
It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
Mesa police Sgt. Rob Scantlebury and his squad spend most of their time in plain clothes, quietly working cases involving street drug dealers, prostitutes and thieves.
PHOENIX — There will finally be as many people working in Arizona at the end of next year as there were employed here in 2005. But a new report Thursday shows it will take perhaps three more years for the state to hit its pre-recession employment peak.
A snap decision outside of some Mesa convenience stores resulted in tough lessons for 10 shoppers during a recent police operation.
On Nov. 5, voters across the East Valley will vote on several items concerning additional city- and school-district funding that would add millions of dollars to continue funding education efforts or to continue city and school-district improvements.
Bookmans Entertainment Exchange in Mesa will host a science discussion with a local graduate student for local middle and high school students on Nov. 5.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday that officials are working "24-7" to improve the government's health insurance website after its clunky rollout.
To be named a Blue Ribbon School is the highest achievement an elementary, middle or high school can achieve.
The conclusion of a six-year project by the state led to one Mesa school becoming a role model for other schools to follow.
A 21-year-old woman is in custody Friday morning on suspicion of child abuse and unlawful imprisonment.
“If you’ve got the money honey, I’ve got the time; we’ll go honky tonkin’ and we’ll have a time.”
While Arizona State has announced that tuition won’t increase next year, the Tempe campus’ student government is discussing a mandatory fee that would help fund athletic programs.
Paulette Compton’s husband had an MBA and was trained in the military to fly planes, helicopters and blimps. But faced with doctor’s recommendation to get a chest X-ray to determine the cause of a persistent cough, he refused.
More people in Arizona died from drug overdoses than from car accidents in 2010, according to a report Monday that said the state had the sixth-highest overdose rate in the nation that year.
The smell of grass, the sound of sprinklers and the shade of three large ficus trees have all disappeared from Arthur and Jeananne Pastin’s yard. Instead, barrel cacti, red bird of paradise shrubs and palo verde trees sprout from gray- and brown-flecked granite gravel.
Businesses and individuals were honored Wednesday for their work to eliminate underage drinking and substance abuse by Mesa youth.
A total of four schools in Arizona, including two that cover East Valley students, received recognition from the U.S. Department of Education for student achievement and growth.