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Hundreds of Arizona inmates have used razors, drugs in self harm or suicide attempts

There were nearly 500 incidents in Arizona’s prison system when convicts attempted to either hurt or kill themselves in 2015, despite efforts to push for better mental health treatment and a legal settlement ordering the Department of Corrections to improve psychiatric services.

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Nearly 12,000 child abuse and maltreatment cases in Arizona have languished for 60 days or more without action or resolution

The Arizona Department of Child Safety has failed to resolve nearly 12,000 cases of alleged abuse or neglect that have been open for at least 60 days without an investigation or services being provided to a potential victim, according to a Cronkite News review of the state’s most recent numbers.


Phoenix startup employs diverse workers with disabilities

Water rushes out of a spout in a small factory in north Phoenix as Andrew Lascurain holds a square plastic bags up to the nozzle.


Mesa eye-tracking software company helps empower those with disabilities

Phoenix resident Howard Bell can’t use his hands to type, navigate a mouse or use any technology on his own.

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Tempe considers ban on sitting and sleeping on downtown sidewalks

The Tempe City Council is considering banning people from sitting or sleeping on downtown Tempe sidewalks because businesses complain it deters customers.


Maricopa County Attorney’s Office stops issuing iPhones to employees

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday it will stop distributing iPhones to employees in the wake of a national legal battle between Apple and the FBI.

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Retired master tailor stitched his way through racial boundaries

H. Shytel Glover never doubted himself, even as some doubted him.


Report: Markets, cyberattacks pose biggest financial risks to Phoenix

WASHINGTON - Phoenix faces a bigger financial threat from a market crash than it does from drought, terrorism or any of a number of other manmade and natural disasters, according to a new "risk index" of cities around the globe.


Time running low as supporters of sex ed inclusivity bill voice support

A bill that would eliminate Arizona’s ban on school districts including any discussion of homosexual sex in teaching the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases is running out of time, according to the bill’s author.

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Flagstaff runner puts Arizona marathon win in perspective

FLAGSTAFF - Hailed as a humbling test of human endurance, the marathon requires power, precision and, above all, perspective.

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Alabama’s Saban wants juniors to make smart business move with NFL decision

PARADISE VALLEY – The timing couldn’t have been better. In the white-hot spotlight of the College Football Playoff National Championship game, O.J. Howard enjoyed the best game of his career.

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With two clutch plays, special teams spur Alabama to championship in Glendale

It’s a third of the game. It’s a phrase every football fan has heard a thousand times over -- special teams is a third of the game.

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