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Puerto Ricans in Valley demand island governor’s resignation over offensive messages

PHOENIX – The publication of offensive messages from Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s private chats has sparked protests in Phoenix and across the U.S.


‘Non-soon season’: Arizona’s dry heat is delaying the start of summer rains

PHOENIX – Arizona’s rainy season has yet to begin due to a delayed start to crucial weather systems. Though monsoon season holds 30 percent of the Valley’s rainfall, Phoenix has seen none since the start of June.


Migrant shelter in Tucson may move to former juvenile detention facility

TUCSON – Leaders of a short-term shelter for migrants seeking asylum are asking Pima County to lease three units of an old juvenile detention facility. The dormitory-style space for about 300 migrants would include a commercial kitchen and laundry.


NBA peers, former teammates expect Zylan Cheatham to find success in league

LAS VEGAS – Zylan Cheatham has had an opportunity to show off his skills for the New Orleans Pelicans in Summer League

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Heat relief: Valley organizations work to keep vulnerable populations safe

PHOENIX – Every summer, a coalition of organizations provides hydration stations, refuge locations and water donation sites across metro Phoenix to prevent heat-related deaths among vulnerable populations.


It’s rattlesnake season. Are you prepared?

SCOTTSDALE – The Phoenix Herpetological Society offers training classes on how to handle venomous snakes.

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Roosevelt Lake residents ordered to evacuate due to Woodbury Fire

PHOENIX – Evacuations have been ordered for the Superstition Wilderness area as the Woodbury Fire continues to blaze. The fire near the Superstition Mountains has been burning for almost two weeks.


Phoenix budget approved after 3 hours of anger, pain and demands for police reform

PHOENIX – A 3-hour session of public ire and angst over community-police relation ended with Phoenix City Council voting 7-2 to approve a city budget. The council also pledged to set up reforms that could include a citizens review board.


Frustrated Phoenix residents make voices known after viral police video

PHOENIX – A community meeting held by Phoenix’s mayor and police chief focuses on allegations of police brutality.


Family suing Phoenix for police brutality rejects apologies from mayor, chief

PHOENIX – A couple held at police gunpoint – shown in a viral cellphone video released last week – say the apologies of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego and Police Chief Jeri Williams are insincere and that further action should be taken.


7-year-old girl dies crossing border; authorities blame smugglers

TUCSON – Federal agents found the body of a 7-year-old girl near the Arizona-Mexico border Wednesday morning