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In the wake of a shootout that killed Phoenix police officer Det. John Hobbs on Monday, various organizations and community members have banded together to offer fundraisers, memorials and vigils.
KENTON, Okla. — The Oklahoma Panhandle has never been for the faint of heart.
TUCSON — Nicknamed "Old Pueblo," Tucson is a city with many faces. It's a college town. It's an artist town. It's even still a Wild West town. Every February, southern Arizona's biggest city, located 115 miles (185 kilometers) below Phoenix, keeps schools open on President's Day but closes them later in the week for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.
A large storm system made its way eastward into Arizona bringing rainy conditions across much of the state.
NEW YORK — For a compulsive online quiz-taker like Chrissy Noh, the temptation was too great to resist: "Which sandwich are you?"
The decision by Republican lawmakers approve a decision on a measure billed as promoting religious freedom is forcing Gov. Jan Brewer to choose between her desire to promote the state's economy and her own strong religious beliefs.
Experience the culture of Japan without leaving Arizona this weekend at Phoenix’s Heritage and Science Park for the 30th annual Matsuri Festival of Japan. The two-day celebration encompasses everything Japanese, from cuisine to taiko drumming.
LOS ANGELES — It was a caffeine-charged Hollywood whodunit: Just whose bright idea was the "Dumb Starbucks" coffee shop that popped up and started serving free drinks from the corner of an otherwise uncelebrated strip mall?
MEXICO CITY — The stunning and little-understood annual migration of millions of Monarch butterflies to spend the winter in Mexico is in danger of disappearing, experts said Wednesday, after numbers dropped to their lowest level since record-keeping began in 1993.
FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2010 file photo, two-year-old Mac Saye, left, and his grandmother, Rosemary Pritchard, look at the Hammering Man sculptures at the North Park Mall in Dallas, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Mona Reeder) MANDATORY CREDIT
ATLANTA — Many people who visit Atlanta for the hundreds of conventions the city hosts each year never make it out of the few blocks around their hotels. But the city has much more to offer, and some attractions are even free.
FILE - In this March 25, 2012, file photo, a couple enjoy a sunny afternoon against the backdrop of the Midtown skyline from Piedmont Park in Atlanta. Like New York’s Central Park, the nearly 200-acre green space in Midtown gives Atlanta residents and visitors a tranquil setting to picnic, play games, walk their dogs and relax in the meadow or along the shores of Lake Clara Meer. The park also plays host to major city events. The annual 10-kilometer Fourth of July Peachtree Road Race ends there and the Dogwood Festival and Music Midtown festival are held there. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2013 file photo, a jogger runs around a trail in Piedmont Park in Atlanta. Like New York’s Central Park, the nearly 200-acre green space in Midtown gives Atlanta residents and visitors a tranquil setting to picnic, play games, walk their dogs and relax in the meadow or along the shores of Lake Clara Meer. The park also plays host to major city events. The annual 10-kilometer Fourth of July Peachtree Road Race ends there and the Dogwood Festival and Music Midtown festival are held there. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
’Twas the afternoon of Christmas and all through the house, presents were opened and appetites doused. Get away from the mess and out on the town; these are the places fun can be found.
September through May, Real London Bus Company is host to shenanigans in royal proportions. December, however, brings a bonus with the annual Holiday Lights Tours.
When he was a young boy, Mesa Mayor and native Scott Smith remembers what it was like being a child growing up in the fun-filled environment of downtown Mesa. He now looks to the future as he and the city plan for the new urban environment he knows downtown Mesa can eventually become.
Alice Cooper’s 13th annual Christmas Pudding is going heavy on the metal — and will be sealed with a KISS.
It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
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When the Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers faced off for the first time in October 1968, it was for a preseason exhibition game in the middle of a modest central Mesa neighborhood, in a building already well-loved by hundreds of young people in the community.
While representing their state at a national education summit, Mesa-based sophomores Jasmine Betancourt and Yaqub Elmi found a little inspiration as they complete their high-school years.
Boy Scout troop 653 of Mesa is hosting a fundraising garage sale Saturday, Nov. 2 from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
No resource in Arizona is more precious or scarce than water. Economic growth in our desert environment relies upon inexpensive and easy access to available water, plain and simple.
VICCO, Ky. — Eight months after this tiny Appalachian town took a stand against gay-based discrimination, it's basking in a flurry of attention and even an infusion of much-needed cash. All that hoopla has its openly gay mayor dreaming of reviving a place that had long seemed past its prime.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut is a small state that can be crossed in a matter of hours, depending on traffic, offering relatively easy access for travelers looking to visit various corners of the state. One compact area packed with attractions is the southeastern region, which includes Long Island Sound and a popular shoreline state park, Yale University's hometown of New Haven, sites related to New England's maritime and military industry, and the University of Connecticut in the eastern part of the state. Here are five free things to do and see there.