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Violent fugitive caught after hours-long barricade in Surprise

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The fugitive, identified as 21-year-old Samson Scott Messier, barricaded himself inside the residence in a neighborhood near Bell Road and Grand Avenue. More>>

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MCSO identifies body found along Buckeye roadway

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The body of Mark Meginley, 51, was found under a sleeping bag on Tuthill Road near Elliott and Beloat roads Wednesday. More>>

Police, IRS raid Scottsdale luxury car dealership

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Officers and agents carried several white boxes out of the Luxor Auto Group at 3220 N. Scottsdale Rd. and continued to gather evidence, but didn't say what that was. More>>

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Athlete at Tempe track meet foils would-be abductor Video included

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The athlete was running through the parking lot near the north entry gate of the stadium Saturday afternoon getting ready for competition when the suspect appeared from behind a car, officers said. More>>

Comedy duo reportedly signs deal for 'Border Guards' movie Video included

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Police officers have been the butt of the joke for decades, and now a power comedy duo is taking on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection in a new movie called "Border Guards." But will a big comedy poking fun at the immigration debate in our backyard backfire? More>>

US Airways apologizes for tweeting pornographic photo Video included

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US Airways says the image was accidentally included in tweets to two customers who had complained about the airline's service on Twitter. More>>

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28 gang members, tied to PCP distribution, arrested in Operation Southland Video included

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Investigators said there's strong evidence PCP is being manufactured in Los Angeles and then funneled into south Phoenix for distribution. More>>

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Diaper bank aims to collect 3 million diapers a year Video included

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What started as a 14-year diaper drive recently became the Diaper Bank of Central Arizona. More>>

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Cell phone video shows violent brawl between suspect, officers Video included

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A restaurant fight caught on video turned deadly for one of the combatants when he died at a hospital after a Phoenix police officer shot him with a stun gun on Sunday night. More>>

Public input needed for Valley Metro service changes

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Metro officials said the proposed changes include upgrading routes, eliminating service redundancies along transit corridors and providing additional routes. More>>

Veterans hold rally to get answer in VA center controversy

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There were a number of infuriated veterans at the rally hoping to get answers to what's described as massive mismanagement in care and scheduling at the Phoenix VA. More>>

Interactive online map tracks crimes in your neighborhood

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Apache Junction police said it allows their department to alert the public about crimes as they happen. More>>

Suspected AZ carjacker arrested in Las Vegas

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Renee Cadriel, 32, of San Antonio, was arrested Monday in Las Vegas, Coconino County Sheriff's officials said. More>>

Bill could stop US takeover of Arizona division

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The Arizona Senate has unanimously approved a bill lawmakers hope will avert a federal takeover of the state's construction safety standards division. More>>

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AZ mom leaves kids in car during job interview Video included

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A Valley mom accused of leaving her children in the car while she went on a job interview promised to talk about it Tuesday. More>>

Laser pointing at aircraft could be tried locally

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The Arizona Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would allow county attorneys to prosecute people charged with pointing a laser at aircraft. More>>

Arizona bill targets assisted suicide

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The Arizona Senate has given initial approval to a bill that aims to make it easier to prosecute people who help someone commit suicide. More>>

Arizona bill would regulate health care navigators

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The Arizona Legislature has approved a measure requiring extra licensing and background checks for navigators who help people buy health insurance on the federal marketplace. More>>

Pinal County man accused of strangling girlfriend

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Authorities have arrested a San Tan Valley man accused of strangling his live-in girlfriend during an argument. More>>

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AZ wildfires spark restrictions on national forests

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Campfire and smoking restrictions will take effect at 8 a.m. on the Coconino, Kaibab, Prescott and Tonto National Forests. More>>

Texas couple who drove into deep sand rescued, OK

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Two Texas travelers who are insulin dependent were rescued Tuesday after their vehicle got stuck in deep sand a day earlier on a remote dirt road in western Yavapai County. More>>

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Phoenix police, DPS investigation breaks up drug ring

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Officers served 17 warrants in Phoenix and one in Avondale as part of an investigation known as "Operation Southland" involving the Phoenix Police Department and Arizona Department of Public Safety. More>>

PD: School bus crashes into SUV in Phoenix

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Police say a school bus full of kids blew through a stop sign and hit an SUV, pushing the vehicle into another car. More>>

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MCSO investigates remains of woman missing since 2009 Video included

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Jenika Brianne Feuerstein, 20 years old at the time, disappeared from her Mesa home on Jan. 3, 2009, and was never located until a group of men went target shooting on April 6. More>>

California drought hits Arizonans in wallet Video included

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Drought in California causes produce prices to go up. More>>

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