Avondale police ask for help identifying man found dead in Agua Fria River last summer
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:00:52 +0000
Detectives have exhausted all possible leads to identify him and are asking for help so they can notify his family, officials said.
Arizona Border Patrol agent arrested, charged with drug trafficking
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:03:46 +0000
Federal agents arrested Carlos Passapera Pinott, a Border Patrol agent based in southern Arizona, on suspicion of drug trafficking.
Vacant Smitty's grocery store on Grand Avenue slated for demolition after years-long court battle
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:00:12 +0000
Demolition will soon be underway on the vacant Smitty's grocery store along Grand Avenue. The building's owner fought razing the building for years.
It's official: This is Phoenix's hottest summer ever recorded
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:18:42 +0000
The news comes days after Phoenix broke another weather record for having the most 110-degree days in a year, at 35 as of Monday.
Mesa officer, woman injured in multivehicle crash on east U.S. 60 near Greenfield Road
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:58:32 +0000
The eastbound lanes of U.S. 60 at Greenfield Road were closed because of the crash, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Arizona election results
Mon, 03 Aug 2020 18:25:56 +0000
Election results for Arizona's primary on Aug. 4, 2020.
Yuma County to test 10,000 people for free as COVID-19 cases decline
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 22:25:13 +0000
Yuma County and the city of Yuma teamed up with the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs to offer free tests to county residents.
5 digital benefits of an azcentral.com subscription
Fri, 24 Jul 2020 15:07:11 +0000
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In heated exchange, man yells profanities at Sprouts employee over face masks
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:53:07 +0000
A man was carried out of a Tucson Sprouts after yelling profanities at an employee on Saturday.
4,199 deaths, 188,737 cases in Arizona: Here's what we know about the spread of coronavirus in the state
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 21:20:30 +0000
So far, 188,737 cases of the new coronavirus have been reported in Arizona. Here's what we know about the people who have contracted it.
In court, he won the biggest cases. But whispers of sexual harassment allegations followed Juan Martinez
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:23:22 +0000
Law clerks, courthouse staffers and attorneys say the star prosecutor groped, humiliated and pursued them. But for years, few tried to report him.
Trial for ex-Hacienda nurse accused of raping, impregnating patient delayed due to pandemic
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:36:08 +0000
The 10-day trial for Nathan Sutherland was pushed to November.
Law clerks, courthouse staffers, attorneys say star prosecutor groped, humiliated and pursued them. But few tried to report him
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:20:28 +0000
Accusations of reckless and questionable behavior by Maricopa County prosecutor Juan Martinez came into focus during the Jodi Arias trial.
Coconino County Sheriff's Office IDs man who died in custody in Flagstaff
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 18:36:39 +0000
Officials say David Depue, 32, refused medical treatment numerous times before dying on July 31. An investigation was ongoing.
Dump truck crashes into highway sign, slows traffic on Loop 202 in Laveen Village
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:08:51 +0000
A truck inspector was on the scene to determine how the bed of the truck became vertical on the highway.
Police begin homicide investigation after 26-year-old man fatally shot in north Phoenix
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:22:45 +0000
The man ran from the gunfire but collapsed, police said. He was pronounced dead Monday night.
Goldfield Fire burns 700 acres, forces evacuations in Tonto National Forest
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:57:38 +0000
The wildfire started with a vehicle fire along State Route 87 on Monday morning, officials said.
Arizona reports over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases, 45 new known deaths
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:56:23 +0000
Arizona reported more than 1,200 new COVID-19 cases and 45 new known deaths on Tuesday, as hospitalizations for the disease generally continue dropping.
Phoenix police records prove officers disproportionately use force against people of color
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:23:41 +0000
Phoenix police use-of-force data shows racial disparities activists have claimed. But the department apparently has never examined its own numbers.
These 8 charts show how Phoenix police use more force on people of color
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 16:22:47 +0000
On Black and Native American residents, police use violence at a rate 5 times that of whites.
Hundreds rally outside state Capitol for reopening of schools
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 05:22:08 +0000
Around 1,000 people showed up to voice support for the re-opening of in-person classes for schooling in Arizona.
State lays out complex path for gym, bar openings
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 23:57:18 +0000
Reopening guidelines for gyms and bars released by the Department of Health Services suggest businesses won't be operating normally for a while.
Phoenix Police statement on the 8 protesters arrested at Michael Brown protest
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 01:06:21 +0000
Sgt. Maggie Cox explains the events that led to the arrest of 8 and the firing of less-than-lethal rounds at Sunday's Michael Brown protest.
Scottsdale police seek public help on vehicle collision that killed skateboarder
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:55:56 +0000
Scottsdale police are asking the public for help in identifying a second vehicle that was near the area where a skateboarder was struck and killed.
Protesters breach Phoenix police barricade
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:42:02 +0000
Protesters breach a barricade in front of the Phoenix Police Department Headquarters on Aug. 10, 2020.
Former St. Louis politician and activist among 8 arrested at Phoenix protest
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:02:28 +0000
Two people told The Republic that police shot pepper balls that hit at least 10, many who weren't involved in the confrontation.
Collapsed Tempe bridge to be rebuilt this week, train service could be restored by Friday
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:01:51 +0000
Union Pacific plans to rebuild a portion of a railroad bridge in Tempe that collapsed after a derailment by Friday and resume rail service in the area.
State representative Jay Lawrence 'relieved' at his primary election loss
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 00:01:16 +0000
Joseph Chaplik declared victory onvMonday in Legislative District 23's Republican primary, ousting three-term state Rep. Jay Lawrence.
See the backyard pond an aquaponics researcher built to grow fish
Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:45:06 +0000
Aquaponics researcher Dr. George Brooks and his friend Ed Mendoza built a backyard aquaponics pond to grow fish.
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