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Phoenix City Council approves first civilian review board of police conduct

PHOENIX – The Phoenix City Council on Tuesday approved civilian oversight of the Phoenix police that combines a new city agency and a community review board that will have the power to investigate complaints against police, recommend policy changes directly to the police chief and set up community outreach.


Hockey program gives opportunities to adults with intellectual disabilities

PEORIA – Picture this: “Pinball Wizard” blasting through AZ Ice Peoria. The rink split with hockey players in jerseys modeled after the Arizona Coyotes. Creative goal celebrations as players circle around the rink several times.


Anti-social media: McSally brush-off of reporter as ‘hack’ goes viral

WASHINGTON - Impeachment may have been the business of the day, but Arizona Sen. Martha McSally's videotaped brush-off of a CNN reporter as a "liberal hack" was the moment of the day, earning the freshman senator a rebuke from the network - and tens of thousands of Twitter likes.


Navajo Generating Station, coal mine face years of breakdown, cleanup

WASHINGTON - They may have turned out the lights, but the party's not over at the Navajo Generating Station and Kayenta coal mine. The facilities' owners face years of decommissioning and cleanup and possible decades of environmental monitoring of the sites, which closed for good this fall.


Where should Phoenix build the Latino Cultural Center?

PHOENIX – As Phoenix moves forward with plans to build a Latino Cultural Center, the location remains uncertain.


More efficient than solar panels? Rust, saltwater show renewable-energy promise

LOS ANGELES – Scientists in California and Illinois may have found an efficient renewable energy source that’s cheaper than solar panels: rust and saltwater.


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.


Developments in disaster-prone areas mean big bucks for builders but can put homeowners at risk

ELFIN FOREST, Calif. – Some places burn and flood repeatedly. We’re building homes there anyway.


Arizona could make major changes to renewable-energy mandate

PHOENIX – The Arizona Corporation Commission is considering several proposals that would change energy regulation in the state, including how much power comes from renewables.


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.


Versatility the key for newest Rising player, Liverpool import Corey Whelan

TEMPE - Liverpool product Corey Whelan’s versatility is the main driving force behind Phoenix Rising seeking his signature

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Even as they adapt to life in Peru, Venezuelans dream of returning home

Many of the 700,000 Venezuelans who moved to Peru in recent years dream of returning home, which could slow their integration into Peruvian society. Even though Spanish is spoken in both countries, there are many differences between the nations..