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PD: Man buys flowers, gift cards with stolen card number


Mesa police said the victim had the debit card and didn't know the number had been stolen. More>>

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Hulsey sentenced to death in murder of Glendale officer Video included

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A Superior Court jury sentenced Bryan Hulsey to death for the murder of a Glendale police officer in 2007. More>>

Mom: My Facebook post got 4-year-old dismissed from school Video included


She said she took to the social media site to vent her frustration, never thinking the school would see her post. However, she also tagged it with the school's Facebook page.


Pit bull hailed a hero after saving boy from bees


An Oregon City family is calling their pit bull a hero after it saved their 8-year-old son from a swarm of bees. More>>


Sotheby's International Realty named it as one of the 12 most beautiful homes in the world. More>>


AZ Medical Board director resigns


After two and a half hours in executive session, the board emerged and announced Lloyd Vest is resigning, effective immediately. More>>

Southern California gets more waves as storm eases


High surf generated by a former hurricane in the eastern Pacific rolled onto Southern California beaches again Thursday, showing signs of diminishing but still bringing warnings of possible property damage and dangerous... More>>


Phoenix mom who left kids in car regains custody of sons Video included

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The Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says he'll dismiss child abuse charges against an Arizona mother accused of leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job, if she completes treatment programs and sets up a trust fund for her kids. More>>

Syrian charged in plot against troops extradited to Arizona


A Syrian man has been extradited to Arizona to face charges of conspiring to use improvised explosive devices against U.S. forces in Iraq. More>>


PD: Body found in Gilbert canal feared to be missing teen Video included

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Gilbert police said Thursday that they're still waiting for official identification of the body from the Medical Examiner's Office. More>>

Sheriff: Armed robbery suspect used pink gun


According to a Sheriff's Department news release, the suspect is described as African-American, approximately 30 to 35 years old, with a buzz cut and multiple teardrop tattoos near his left eye.  More>>

Group trips across Grand Canyon will need permit


Officials say groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit. The new rule goes into effect on Sept. 15, with permits costing $175. The More>>


Eastbound US 60 reopens after fatal crash at 99th Ave


The closure was expected to last through the morning commute, an Arizona Department of Transportation spokesman said. More>>

Arizona high court refuses to erase death sentence


Attorneys for Ruben Garza had asked that his death sentence be erased in light of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on determining whether somebody who claims mental disability can be executed. More>>

Payson PD: Shots fired at camper; man arrested


Alexander Dancasky was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon just before 11 p.m. Wednesday. More>>

Joan Rivers in critical condition after surgery


The 81-year-old comedian was in critical condition after her heart stopped while undergoing throat surgery Thursday morning. More>>

Phoenix police lieutenant on leave during investigations


A police department spokesman said Lt. Chris Moore is part of an ongoing investigation into precinct spending, but would not comment further. More>>

Arpaio searching for missing MCSO weapons


The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office received about 200 weapons through a federal program and Sheriff Joe Arpaio admits that over the years his office has lost track of eight handguns and a rifle. More>>


Police search for sexual predator in 2 Glendale attacks Video included

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The suspect has attacked two women at the same apartment complex in the past week, according to police. More>>

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  • Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

    Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:09 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:09:12 GMT
    A report on a problematic execution in Oklahoma shows lethal drugs caused the inmate to die, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him.More >
    An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after...More >
  • Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

    Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:04:18 GMT
    President Barack Obama faces a familiar question as he contemplates airstrikes in Syria: Should Congress have a say in his decision?More >
    President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in...More >
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:19:49 GMT
    The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia-backed separatists as concerns grow about the opening of a new front in the Ukraine conflict.More >
    Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.More >

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