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14 busted by Tempe PD in child prostitution crackdown

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Tempe police said 16 people were arrested on prostitution charges and 14 arrests were made for child prostitution. More>>

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AZ businessman bought homes, cars with investors' millions

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A Bullhead City businessman is accused of unlawfully using millions of dollars from lenders in Arizona and California for his personal expenses for more than a decade. More>>

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Sinema joins McCain, others calling for full VA probe Video included

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A bipartisan coalition of Arizona's congressional delegation is calling for a full investigation into allegations that up to 40 Arizona veterans died while awaiting medical appointments. Democratic Reps. More>>

Phoenix FD: Faulty equipment to blame in oil recycling fire Video included

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Fire inspectors said Thursday that gas dripped from a faulty pump onto a hot motor and ignited at Fuels, LLC on S. 23rd Street. More>>

Kingman woman killed in collision during pursuit

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Authorities say a Kingman woman was fatally injured when her car collided with an SUV driven by a fugitive who allegedly ran a stop sign while being pursued by a DPS detective. More>>

Hillary Clinton to join McCain Institute Sedona Forum on Saturday

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will participate in the McCain Institute's annual Sedona Forum on Saturday. More>>

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The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, AZ, starting April 24. More>>

Coconino County bans most uses of mobile devices while driving

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The Coconino County Board of Supervisors has approved an ordinance that bans texting and typing on portable communications devices and limits mobile phone conversations to hands-free devices while driving within the county. More>>

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No verdict yet in penalty phase of Devault trial

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Jurors deciding whether an Arizona woman should get life in prison or be sentenced to death for fatally bludgeoning her husband with a hammer return for deliberations on Monday, April 28.
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Police ID victim in fatal Mesa senior housing fire Video included

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Fire investigators said the blaze was confined to the kitchen of the man's apartment at Fellowship Square, near Brown and Grand.
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PD: Tire separation causes fatal crash near Papago Park

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The driver, 64-year-old Howard Wilson Laporte, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected during the rollover, said Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson. More>>

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PD: Woman found late Wednesday night

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Phoenix police said a 69-year-old woman who vanished from a group home Wednesday afternoon was found late Wednesday night. More>>

June 30 trial set for Minuteman movement founder

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A new trial date has been set for a founder of the Minuteman border-watch movement on charges that he sexually abused two girls under the age of 10. More>>

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Phelps: 'Love of swimming' brought me back Video included

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Michael Phelps said in Mesa on Wednesday his love of swimming and thirst for competition led him to come out of retirement. More>>

Navy SEAL pens lessons from life, war in memoir

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A Greenville father wrote a book based on tidbits of daily life and lessons that he wrote to his wife while he was deployed in Afghanistan, things he wanted to pass on to his children if he didn't make it home. More>>

Arizona Legislature adjourns after 101 days

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The Arizona Legislature has ended this year's session after 101 days. The Senate and House of Representatives ended the session around 1:45 a.m. Thursday. More>>

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Multiple cancer survivor gives back to others battling disease Video included

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John Raslavsky, 70, spends several hours a week roaming the halls of Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa. More>>

5 fired CPS workers file suit to clear names Video included

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Five fired top level social workers are banding together and fighting to clear their names.
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Victim shares sexual assault story to inspire others to report Video included

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It is one of the toughest things she will ever have to talk about. But one rape victim is speaking about her case publicly for the first time in hopes of empowering other women to report these crimes. More>>

CNN: Vets die on secret VA waiting list in Phoenix Video included

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A former doctor with the Phoenix VA system is outing an alleged secret list of patients kept by the hospital's top staff. More>>

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5 top employees fired from AZ's child welfare agency Video included

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Director Charles Flanagan said these workers were responsible for the internal process that led to more than 6,500 abuse and neglect cases being closed without investigations. More>>

Forest Service: Some are ignoring fire restrictions

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Arizona campers are lighting unapproved fires despite restrictions imposed on state and federal lands. More>>

AZ Cardinals open 2014 regular season at home

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The Cardinals will play three prime-time games for the first time since 2009. Two of them are at University of Phoenix Stadium. More>>

Valley mechanic warns of thieves targeting airbags Video included

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Airbags are some of your car's most important safety features, but airbags can also mean big money on the black market. More>>

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Chandler couple sentenced in real estate scam, burglaries

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The burglaries were carried out while the homeowners believed their house was being shown to a potential homebuyer, the Pinal County Sheriff's Office said.  More>>

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