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Pack your patience, check your car and take it slow for holiday travel in Arizona

PHOENIX – Police and travel experts are prepared for the rush of holiday travelers on the road from November to January.


‘Showdown on the Rez’: ASU women take basketball game to Navajo Reservation

FORT DEFIANCE – The Arizona State women's basketball team continues its long relationship with the Native American community by playing a basketball game against Baylor on the Navajo Reservation.


Election Day starts with ‘bumps’ and ends with long voting lines in Maricopa County

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said the election system faced some hiccups during voting Tuesday, and some voters had to deal with long waits, technical snafus and closed polling locations.


Arizona community honors 11 lives lost in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

Jewish leaders and community members across metro Phoenix came together Monday night in Scottsdale to honor the 11 lives lost in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting on Saturday.


Historic Phoenix restaurants are rare but leave lasting impacts

PHOENIX – Sing High Chop Suey House served its last meal after 90 years in downtown Phoenix, joining other longtime restaurants that closed recently, taking customers’ memories with them.


Gas prices up, so is travel as Arizonans grab end-of-summer holiday

WASHINGTON - Gas prices are up, but that does not seem to have dampened desire for travel this holiday weekend, with airlines predicting a record 16 million fliers and AAA Arizona expecting strong motor traffic closer to home for the weekend.


Hurricane provides opportunity for Puerto Rico’s battered tourism industry

Puerto Rico’s tourism industry appears headed toward recovery: Hotels are opening, cruise ships have returned and the airport is bustling.


Arizona ranks high for hit-and-run deaths, AAA report shows

WASHINGTON - Arizona had the fifth-highest fatal hit-and-run rate among states in 2016, a year that saw the most hit-and-runs fatalities nationwide, according to the AAA, which said that pedestrians and cyclists are the two most likely victims of hit-and-run accidents.


Text 911: Maricopa County improves emergency system to serve the hearing impaired

Maricopa County provides way to text in an emergency, helping people with disabilities.


Legislators propose tougher laws to stop wrong-way crashes

Law enforcement agencies are paying a heavy cost to fight wrong-way driving, while legislators work to create solutions to reduce the number of wrong-way drivers.


Gosar dismisses failed censure attempt over State of the Union tweets

WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, rebuffed House Democrats' failed attempt to censure him for tweets about undocumented immigrants at the State of the Union, calling the censure move "left-wing non-sense to silence my speech."


Arizona rancher on Mexico border uses science to breed sustainable cattle

Nogales, AZ cattle rancher Dean Fish bases his business practices on a three-legged stool of sustainability "to produce a safe, wholesome, tasty, nutritious product that’s going to go on America’s dinner plate."