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Mesa delivers the world’s premier attack helicopter to international allies

MESA - The rotating blades of an Apache helicopter are a sound of power for U.S. and allied troops around the world. The protection from above is thanks to work being done right here in Mesa.


Ducey lights Arizona Christmas tree

Gov. Doug Ducey oversaw the proceedings, which included choir singing.


Arizona falls to 6th worst driving state in the nation

Arizona is now in the top 10 states with the worst drivers in the nation. According to a study released by CarInsuranceComparison.com, Arizona ranks third for careless driving and seventh for failure to obey traffic laws.


New app sends reports on police directly to ACLU

Police body cameras have become more common in the past few years. Now a new app by the Arizona affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union lets the public film the police and send the report directly to the ACLU.


Black Lives Matter movement gains momentum in Chandler following church vandalism, theft

A pastor was hoping to start a community conversation on racial equality when he and his predominantly white congregation installed a sign supporting the Black Lives Matter movement outside their Chandler church. Among the first people they heard from were vandals, who altered and then stole the sign.


Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema helps United Food Bank feed the hungry

MESA – The sounds of cans clinking, packing tape tearing, and boxes stacking filled United Food Bank’s Nina Warehouse on Monday morning. It was a melody created by 25 volunteer worker bees feverishly moving along an assembly line.


Ducey asks federal committee for resources to battle drugs

Arizona started a program in September to combat drug smuggling on the border and the state needs more money and resources to move the plan forward, Gov. Doug Ducey said at a Homeland Security field hearing on Monday.


Arizona Muslims worry about backlash following Paris attacks

Imam Ahmad Shqeirat at the Islamic Community Center of Tempe and others who attend services there worry about a growing backlash after the terrorist attacks in Paris.

The Qur’ân sits on a bookshelf at a Mosque in Tempe. (Photo by Alicia Clark/Cronkite News)

Heroin’s deadly grip claims another young addict as overdoses continue to climb

Just a few days after promising to go back to drug treatment, David Richter went on the last heroin binge of his life. He overdosed and died on his bathroom floor.

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Uber, Passport Health partner to provide flu shots to Phoenix users on demand

TEMPE – To help fight off the sniffs and sniffles of the flu, rideshare company Uber and medical-care company Passport Health teamed up to deliver on-demand shots and health bags for a one-day event on Thursday.


Local experts: New era of terrorism constantly evolving

In the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris, the world’s leaders have been focused on what it might take to stop the Islamic terrorist group ISIS, which claimed responsibility for the Friday assaults that killed 129 and wounded more than 300.


House fails to block Tohono O’odham casino resort in Glendale

WASHINGTON - The House on Monday failed to muster the two-thirds vote needed to pass a bill that would have blocked a Tohono O'odham casino in Glendale, just weeks before the facility is scheduled to open.