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A Mesa woman is in custody in connection with a car accident that killed a man on a motor scooter.
Summer days grow shorter and communities across America prepare for an annual ritual: the first day of school. It’s a time when parents breathe a sigh of relief, students anticipate new challenges, and when all of us need to put safety first.
The city of Mesa is offering a free school for people to learn how to become a school crossing guard on July 31.
It is election season once again and with that comes ubiquitous campaign signs filling nearly every street corner throughout Mesa. Despite Arizona Revised Statute 16-1019 and Mesa City Code Title 11-41-7G and 8-6-F&S, which prohibit campaign signs within 15 feet of the face of a curb or the edge of the pavement, almost all of these signs are within 4-5 feet, thus creating traffic hazards as motorists struggle to see cross traffic through the kaleidoscope of vision-restricting banners and signs. In addition, these laws regulate the number of signs that can be placed on any one corner, yet most street corners in Mesa contain more than a dozen signs, and some nearly two dozen, all jammed together, one on top of the other.
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July 28, 2014
Officials were able to stop a wrong-way driver in the East Valley early Thursday morning.
The Chandler Police Department’s Traffic Unit will conduct an alcohol awareness program, “Know Your Limit,” on July 26 from 7 to 11 p.m. in downtown Chandler.
Arizona's highway patrol officers, sheriff's deputies and other law enforcement officers arrested nearly 400 people on suspicion of driving under the influence over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
A vehicle caught fire Tuesday night after a woman crossed into oncoming traffic and drove into a ditch near Ellsworth and Germann roads in Mesa.
The Chandler Police Department will be hosting a Merit Badge clinic for local Boy Scouts on July 1st from 8 a.m. to noon. Scouts will be able to visit ten stations in the clinic focusing on traffic safety in relation to law enforcement.
The Republican gubernatorial race may be ready to claim its first victim ¬— and possibly a second.
Immigrant-rights advocates filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging business raids by an Arizona sheriff's office that have led to the arrests of hundreds of immigrant workers on charges of using fake or stolen IDs to get jobs.
Making a yard and a community more beautiful begins at the curb. But that narrow space between sidewalk and street — sometimes called a boulevard, median, hellstrip, parkway, verge or tree belt — is a gardening challenge.
A letter writer recently complained about the traffic courts, and their proceedings and outcomes. He accused an officer of being untruthful, and the court (government) of being greedy.
A bicyclist was killed in a collision with a semi-truck in Tempe Thursday morning.
Prosecutors announced Wednesday that they will not bring criminal charges against a Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy for his part in a high-speed crash that killed a driver in December.
An Arizona State University student will serve five months in prison for his role in a drug manufacturing operation near the Tempe campus.
The Obama administration officially dropped its challenge Monday to the controversial “papers, please” provision of SB 1070.
Construction to replace the wastewater main under Broadway Road between Horne and Williams began today.
The burden of proof required in a civil (non-criminal) action to convince the court that a given proposition is true. The plaintiff must convince the judge or jury by a preponderance of the evidence that the plaintiff’s version is true — that is, over 50 percent of the believable evidence is in the plaintiff’s favor (definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary).
The Obama administration is apparently ready to throw in the towel in its bid to kill the “papers, please” provision of Arizona's controversial 2010 immigration law.
There are some people who, quite frankly, are impossible to love. You can’t dig deep enough, can’t try hard enough, can’t believe enough, and can’t go far enough to make it happen. And I’m not talking about the likes of Adolf Hitler and Charles Manson, either. If only a few such sinister creatures existed, then the world could sing together one great chorus of “Kumbaya,” and move on to the Promised Land.
Hundreds of hours of recorded traffic stops were found inside the home of a former Maricopa County sheriff's deputy before his death in an apparent suicide, an attorney said Friday in revealing another potentially troubling discovery connected to the officer.
A 12-year-old boy says he has dreams to be a police officer after being inspired by a Mesa officer who was hit and killed by a wrong-way driver Monday.