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Before the flood: System to predict rising water is tested in Phoenix and Flagstaff

APACHE JUNCTION — New technology is using image processing to increase public safety when water rises.


Court upholds conviction in ‘cold-blooded’ murder of Phoenix family

WASHINGTON - A federal court rejected the appeal of an Arizona death-row inmate who murdered four Phoenix family members in their home in retribution for a petty theft by another of the family members, saying it presented "one of, if not the, strongest" cases for the death penalty it had seen in years.


Gallego wins big in runoff to become second woman elected Phoenix mayor

PHOENIX– Kate Gallego won the runoff election for Phoenix mayor Tuesday night, handily defeating former City Councilman and firefighter Daniel Valenzuela.


Thousands march in downtown Phoenix to celebrate MLK Day

PHOENIX – On Martin Luther King Day, thousands of people marched in the streets of downtown Phoenix to remember him


Violence burdens ‘bone and skin’: Indigenous women run in prayer to outpace pain

BAPCHULE – Women in the Gila River Indian Community prayed for an end to violence against indigenous people days before a new report found that Arizona has the third-highest number of missing and murdered indigenous women cases.


Raising the steaks: Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald sees giving back as his personal responsibility

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is entering his 15th season with the Cardinals and continues to carry his spirit of giving to the Arizona community and nationwide.


From ‘Average Joe’ to ‘Ninja Warrior’: Popularity of TV show spurs growth in ninja-training gyms

SCOTTSDALE - Tucked into an alcove of the AZ on the Rocks climbing facility, Lee Kates works on a ring-climb obstacle. The 36-year-old uses two small red rings and the momentum of his body to climb up and down the pegs of a wooden plank.


Proposed law would require Arizona to compile statistics on veteran suicide

PHOENIX – Three years after a veteran’s suicide, friends and family call legislators to action.


Court: USGS not liable in fatal 2012 Verde River helicopter crash

A federal appeals court said the government cannot be held liable after a helicopter struck an unmarked U.S. Geological Survey cable and crashed, killing the pilot and three passengers, even though the cable over the Verde River was "virtually invisible to aircraft pilots."


From border town to Belmont: Bob Baffert points to family, Nogales ranch as roots to horse racing success

From border town to Belmont: Bob Baffert points to family, Nogales ranch as roots to horse racing success.


The inside track: UA offers only program focused solely on horse racing industry

Zach Taylor grew up around horses. His mother owned trail horses when Taylor was a boy in Fayetteville, Arkansas.


Native Americans close the gap – almost – on U.S. life expectancy

WASHINGTON - Life expectancy for Native Americans is decades longer than it was in the 1960s, nearly closing the gap with the rest of the U.S. population, government data show. But experts say pockets of problems remain, particularly on traditional reservations.