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An online signature-gathering program for those seeking office in Arizona is OK, but for statewide initiatives, the same system cannot be used to gather qualified elector signatures to meet … more
The 100 Club of Arizona is offering two mobile apps, sponsored by the Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation, to help first responders find mental health resources from a distance, as they cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. more
Michael Perrino knows first-hand the power of regret, rehabilitation and forgiveness. From about 2008 until 2017, Mr. Perrino’s son, Zachary, was imprisoned first for the unlawful use of a … more
The Valley of the Sun is fine way to describe this expansive desert, but the Valley of the HOA isn’t far off either. And like so many things in constant flux, homeowners associations need to … more
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing a $12.3 billion spending plan that still won’t restore state aid to education to where it was in 2008. On paper, the plan unveiled Friday include … more
In the three weeks since the South Mountain Freeway opened to traffic, a 31-year-old driver traveling the wrong way was killed in a collision with a car hauler. more
The South Mountain Freeway is almost here to use. Gov. Doug Ducey and other Arizona officials convened Wednesday morning to kick off the impending opening of the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, also known as the Congressman Ed Pastor Freeway. more
PHOENIX — A first-term state lawmaker, miffed about what he says is an expensive traffic ticket, wants to mandate an alternative to paying them for all motorists: community service. Rep. Leo … more
With their annual ‘Burn Cleaner, Burn Better’ campaign, the Maricopa County Air Quality Department is asking residents and businesses to work together and use cleaner burning alternatives … more
Across cities in the Valley, ordinances are in place that keep people from bringing their weapons — concealed or open — into city buildings, like city hall, council chambers, libraries, … more
The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety released statistics on a statewide DUI enforcement over the holiday weekend, and the overall numbers are down, partially due to the lower number … more
While the sumptuous Thanksgiving main course precedes the perennial bittersweet pill of Black Friday crowds, the state’s top lawman and other experts offer advice to avoid rip-offs and injuries … more
Nearly two-thirds of Arizona drivers have already complied with new federally mandated ID rules  — but the Arizona Department of Transportation has launched an awareness campaign ahead of … more
A 34-year-old  man is dead after being struck by a Valley Metro bus in El Mirage. more
Arizona Department of Transportation snowplows will operate around the clock when winter storms hamper travel on state highways. For Interstate 40 between Flagstaff and Williams, the highest … more
State troopers are investigating after a motorcyclist was struck and killed on a Valley freeway. The collision involved four vehicles and occurred Tuesday morning on Loop 101 east of 51st … more
When blowing dust reduces visibility along 10 miles of Interstate 10 between Eloy and Picacho Peak, a detection and warning system developed by the Arizona Department of Transportation will quickly … more
PHOENIX — The head of the House Transportation Committee is crafting legislation to double the state’s 18-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax. Rep. Noel … more
A husband and wife who overpowered two guards while being transported from New York to Arizona are in custody after authorities searched over two weeks … more
A former trooper for Arizona’s highway patrol is being booked into jail on accusations that he abused his position during traffic stops, including sexual extortion of female drivers for … more
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