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Raising stipends for officials a good step
After years of simple solids and geometric prints, the lowly flower is making a comeback in decor. Floral patterns have been blooming all over fashion runways in recent months, and they are slowly finding their way back into the world of home decorating, too.
The City of Tempe is accepting police officer recruit and lateral applications from March 3 through 17.
Saying it will protect students from “maniacal, homicidal” killers, a House panel voted Wednesday to let schools designate one employee at each site have access to have a gun.
Warning of federal “atrocities,” former Graham County Sheriff Richard Mack talked to a Senate panel on Wednesday into making it a crime for federal agents to operate in Arizona without first getting written approval from the local sheriff.
Question: I know Windows XP is about to be retired, but is it safe enough for me to do my taxes or should I upgrade it first? — Ralph
Olympia, Wash. - Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a 2011 shooting, testified Tuesday before a Washington state House panel considering an initiative to expand firearm background checks in the state, telling lawmakers that "the nation is counting on you."
A former LDS bishop was arrested on a class 3 felony count of allegedly luring a minor for sexual exploitation, according to Mesa police.
A Senate panel voted Thursday to strengthen laws that let people bring weapons into public buildings if there's not an easy and immediate way to check them.
A student teacher now faces charges of having sexual contact with a student at Tempe Union High School.
The terrain around these parts might seem ordinary once you’ve become accustomed to it, but take Tishia Stewart’s word for it: the Sonoran Desert is a wild, fascinating place — and she wants to help you discover it for yourself.
‘Guns don’t kill people; people kill people.”
Not everything lawmakers will face this session revolves around how to divide up the limited dollars available. They also will be taking up some matters of policy.
It’s a place where cultures clash but also where sports and comic memorabilia collectors can converge.
PHOENIX — Twice defeated in congressional races and rebuffed by voters in his bid to change election laws, radio station owner Rick Murphy is now trying to become the state's chief executive.
A toddler has died after he was attacked by several dogs at his babysitter's home.
Sheila Polk forget to mention what most police officers consider to the the greatest danger of marijuana in her recent editorial (The Arizona Republic’s ‘My Turn,’ evtnow.com/5uw, Sept. 13).
Some tea party activists and so-called citizen militia groups are so much against background checks because they fear their guns will be taken away. They fear this because of the hysteria whipped by the NRA that government knows where their guns are. The NRA already has a database on all gun sales. The NRA knows where the guns are. We don’t want your guns, but we don’t want guns in the hands of criminals, gangsters, domestic and foreign terrorists, and unhinged persons.
In an effort to assist officers with the daily grind of safeguarding the communities they serve, East Valley police departments are home to various volunteer programs that provide much-needed leverage to the departments’ time and budgets.
PHOENIX — Nearly a third of those licensed over two years by the state Pharmacy Board never had their backgrounds checked to ensure they were qualified, according to a new report.
There was no conciliatory phone call, no heart-to-heart talk to soothe the tensions. No one knows exactly when President Barack Obama and Republican Sen. John McCain went from bitter rivals in the 2008 presidential campaign and foes over health care and national security to bipartisan partners.
Quadrilaterals, cubes, polyhedrons ... sound like 10th grade math class?
The Chandler Police Department is now accepting applications for its next Citizens Police Academy.
Q: I’m going to various countries in Europe this summer and can’t figure out the best way to use my smartphone. Any suggestions? — Kim
In this photo taken Friday, July 5, 2013, former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords greets Jackie Barden, right, mother of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Daniel Barden, as local supporter Mary Ann Sosnoff, center, looks on at the Orchard Street Chop Shop in Dover, N.H. Three years after being shot in the head, Giffords is in New Hampshire to urge support for background checks on gun purchases. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)