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West Valley Hospital opens new trauma center

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A new top-level trauma center has opened to serve the western part of the Phoenix area and western Arizona as far as the California line. West Valley Hospital in Goodyear opened its Level 1 trauma center More>>

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Officials: Rebar spikes placed on forest roads

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Officials say someone is placing sharpened rebar spikes around Forest Service roads in Arizona. The Arizona Daily Sun reports that U.S. Forest Service officials said at least five pieces of spiked rebar More>>

Closings slated in Glendale officer's death case

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Closing arguments are expected to begin this week in the trial of an Arizona man charged with fatally shooting a police officer during a 2007 traffic stop. Arguments are scheduled to start Wednesday in More>>

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79 cats found in hoarding situation at Gilbert home Video included

65 cats found in hoarding situation at Gilbert home. 65 cats found in hoarding situation at Gilbert home.
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The number of cats recovered kept going up Monday night as police detectives and Arizona Humane Society workers donned protective suits and began the task of trapping and removing the animals. More>>

Dept. Health Services: Fewer parents vaccinating children Video included

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The Department of Health Services said the number of parents choosing to not vaccinate their children continues to climb, and they're worried. More>>

Border militias eye Arizona Video included

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Organizations that watch militia activity say the groups are again eyeing Arizona after several years of decreased activity. More>>

Will AZ follow TX and call National Guard to border? Not likely. Video included

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced on Monday that he's counting on the Texas National Guard to secure the state's border with Mexico after thousands of illegal immigrants were caught crossing the 1,254-mile boundary. More>>

Phoenix dermatologist offers free skin cancer checkups

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The free screening takes place at Shapiro Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Skin Klinic at 5410 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale and is offered from Tuesday through Friday this week. More>>

Non-profit cuts ties with MCSO's animal posse

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The non-profit foundation that raises and managers the money for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Posse, has changed its name and severed its ties with MCSO.
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GOP candidates for governor make bold promises in TV ads Video included

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A number of Arizona gubernatorial candidates are making some bold promises about what they would do to address problems along the U.S.-Mexico border.  More>>

Manhunt Monday: Help needed finding shooting suspect Video included

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Police said Alejandro "Alex" Barrera shot a 17-year-old boy in the head after an argument on May 17 and managed to flee the scene.  More>>

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4 dead after plane crashes, sparks brush fire near Sedona Video included

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Four people are reported dead after a single-engine plane crashed in rough terrain four miles northwest of Sedona, sparking a brush fire in Fay Canyon, authorities said. More>>

PD: Woman fired gunshot inside Scottsdale hotel

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Police said Tunnisia Nelson, 35, fired a round from a revolver into the ceiling of the second floor hallway in the Hotel Indigo at 4415 N. Civic Center Plaza. More>>

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Suspect shot by Tempe police officer dies Video included

Suspect shot by Tempe police officer dies Suspect shot by Tempe police officer dies
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Jonathan L. Williams, 25, had been in extremely critical condition. More>>

Eagles player accused of assaulting Tempe officer

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Philadelphia Eagles safety Keelan Johnson was booked into Tempe City Jail early Saturday morning on charges of assaulting a police officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in connection with incident on Mill Avenue. More>>

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Arizona challenge to execution delay denied

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Arizona had requested a hearing before an 11-judge panel to argue that it should be able to move forward with the execution of a death row inmate. More>>

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Brothers killed in Mohave County plane crash

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The Cessna 172 went down just south of Interstate 15 in Littlefield, near the Utah border about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. More>>

Pet store sues Phoenix targeting so-called 'puppy mill' ban Video included

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A lawsuit targeting Phoenix's so-called "puppy mill" ban is attracting national attention. More>>

Pool bystanders save Phoenix girl from drowning

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Bystanders were able to pull her from the pool in less than 30 seconds and administer CPR until she began breathing on her own, Phoenix Fire Department Capt. Mark Vanacore said. More>>

Prescott man killed in motorcycle crash

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Prescott police said it appears the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet but that it didn't stay on during the crash. More>>

Detectives look for truck driver to question in homicide case

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A 37-year-old man is dead after an exchange with a person driving a truck down on a dirt road in Mohave County on Saturday afternoon and now detectives are looking for the truck driver. More>>

White House reports drop in minors crossing border

The White House says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly. More>>

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