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Gov. Jan Brewer is willing to give Clarence Carter the benefit of the doubt about his culpability in more than 6,500 complaints of child abuse going uninvestigated — at least for the time being.
Saying Child Protective Services has been “hiding or not disclosing” information, Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday a special panel of current and former legislators and outsiders to take a closer look at the agency.
Charles Flanagan, head of the state Department of Juvenile Corrections, explains how a task force he will head at the direction of Gov. Jan Brewer will take a closer look at the operations of Child Protective Services. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
PHOENIX — A federal agency is threatening to revoke the certification of the Arizona State Hospital, saying it found violations of regulations dealing with patient rights and nursing services.
PHOENIX — Maricopa County's chief prosecutor is asking a judge to throw out a bid by the parents of a 5-year-old Mesa boy who suffers from seizures to be able to get an extract of marijuana from dispensaries.
PHOENIX — Have a recipe that calls for two dozen tortillas?
Two organizations representing the government and workers have organized a career expo in Mesa with almost 80 different employers on hand and in search of new employees.
Terry arose at six one morning to the sounds of a loud banging upon her door. Still dressed in her fuzzy yellow robe and covered in bed head, she proceeded to answer the poundings and ensured the two people were indeed the Chandler Police detectives they claimed to be.
PHOENIX — Arizona companies that hire inmate labor do not have to comply with federal laws protecting the disabled, federal appellate judges ruled Tuesday.
The Higley football team made headlines last week when it learned one of its players was ineligible. The school will self-report the violation to the Arizona Interscholastic Association before October’s executive board meeting, at which time it also plans to appeal this case.
Chandler Councilwoman Trinity Donovan walked into the grocery store last week with $29 in her purse and a feeling of uncertainty in her mind.
Tucson — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs wrongly paid out at least $67,000 to Pima Community College in Tucson last year because the college did not promptly notify the agency when student veterans quit school or flunked out, according to newly released records.
For years, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) have been spouting a story of how the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway (SMF) will save our Valley from traffic congestion and air pollution. Now that experts have weighed in, it is clear that these claims are untrue and that this freeway proposal is a major fraud perpetrated by MAG and spread by ADOT in the form of its recent Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).
PHOENIX — The owner of three Tucson car washes is forking out nearly $300,000 in back pay to workers who were taken off the clock when there were no cars to wash.
Several residents called 911 after hearing loud cries of sorrow in a Chandler neighborhood after a Tempe man shot his baby son and then himself.
The Ahwatukee-based group fighting against the South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway is not settling down now that the comment period is over on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the freeway. They’re gearing up with more events and informational meetings hoping to bring more awareness to people in Ahwatukee to the problems the freeway presents.
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
A newly appointed state senator whose eligibility to fill a vacancy is being challenged by another legislator told the Legislature earlier this year that he lived in a Phoenix suburb, not the rural northeastern Arizona county where he says he lives now.
A lawfully impaneled jury found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Trayvon Martin. The State of Florida failed to prove Zimmerman committed any crime. The government used the full force of its powers to investigate and prosecute Zimmerman and didn’t prove its case to the jury. That’s the way the system works in the United States.
The Pinal County Medical Examiner has ruled the recent death of convicted “serial shooter” Dale Hausner a suicide.
It's one thing to force those convicted of certain crimes in Arizona to submit to mandatory DNA testing for a statewide database.
When all else fails, do it yourself. That’s what two Salt River Project employees did to improve their department’s ability to accurately measure water and, more importantly, to help distribute the precious resource SRP delivers to about 2 million people in the Valley.
The Mesa City Council voted unanimously on an item to progress the renovation of Hohokam Stadium and ensure the project is completed before the Oakland A’s play their first spring training game in 2015.
Dale Hausner, convicted of six murders and a number of other crimes in a series of random shootings in 2005 and 2006, died Wednesday at Florence-area hospital after he was found unresponsive in his prison cell, according to the Arizona Department of corrections.