Arizona religious leaders offer community and support following Dallas shooting

PHOENIX — The sniper killings of Dallas police officers and the officer-involved shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile ushered in moments of grief and reflection for many across the nation, including Arizona religious leaders.

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A country on edge: How does this week’s violence affect Arizonans?

This week has seen officers killed at a peaceful protest in Dallas and two black men killed in officer-involved shootings, one in Baton Rouge and one in St. Paul.

Arizona reacts to shooting of Dallas police officers, citizen protests over the deaths of two black men

We'll update Arizona’s reaction to the shooting of Dallas police officers and the protests over the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

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Trump, Flake spar during likely GOP nominee’s visit to Congress

WASHINGTON - Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump was on Capitol Hill to reach out to Republican lawmakers Thursday but ended up criticizing several instead, saving his sharpest comments for Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, according to published reports.

Republicans blast FBI director’s refusal to push for charges in Clinton emails

WASHINGTON - House Republicans Thursday accused FBI Director James Comey of setting a "dangerous precedent" by refusing to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton for her mishandling of State Department emails.

Arizona would get $21 million to fight opioid abuse under White House plan

WASHINGTON - Arizona would get $21 million over two years to combat opioid abuse as part of a $1.1 billion proposal pushed Wednesday at the White House to tackle the spread of the epidemic.

Maryvale neighbors watch out for crime as serial shootings plague neighborhood

PHOENIX — Unsolved shootings that have claimed the lives of five people in Maryvale weigh heavily on local police and community members, but a neighborhood watch group on Wednesday said they focus on preventing petty crimes that affect people’s day-to-day lives.

Maryvale residents discussing the recent shootings which have left some people uneasy. (Photo by Selena Makrides/Cronkite News)