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Improvement project work will require a few restrictions along Phoenix area freeways this weekend (December 10 - 13). The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends drivers allow extra travel ...

Arizona has become the 15th state to allow the use of medical marijuana. It appears that after counting the absentee ballots, Prop 203 passes with 4,421 votes. The law will allow up to 2.5 ounces of ...

On Wednesday, November 10th at 6:27 a.m. a Pinal County Sheriff’s Deputy was traveling northbound on Standfield Road from Interstate 8 behind a 2002 Chevy Malibu passenger car. The vehicle was ...

A criminal-justice watchdog group has called on state leaders to cancel a contract for 5,000 private-prison beds and launch an investigation into the private-prison industry's "lack of ...

After years of being one of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport's biggest cheerleaders, Mesa Mayor Scott Smith had the opportunity to actually use it for the first time recently.He was not amused.The ...

Stay up to date with SanTanValley.com while the ballots are counted throughout the evening.  You can see a live posting of all election results both state and county wide here. Remember the polling ...

The nation's toughest immigration law has been in effect for three months. But after the federal courts prevented key portions from going into effect, it has failed to live up to both opponents' ...

Sharp tuition increases for new students have pushed the three state universities above the national average for in-state tuition and fees for the first time in at least 25 years, according to a ...

Arizona's requirement that people show proof of citizenship to register to vote was struck down by a federal appeals court, which said it conflicts with the National Voter Registration Act. The U.S. ...

About 640,000 Arizona residents enrolled in the state's version of Medicaid will no longer receive coverage for some preventive health care because of cuts to the agency's budget.The cuts, which went ...

The Arizona Department of Transportation is seeking public comment on a potential new route in Pinal County that would link Interstate 10 and US 60.Held today in Florence will be the first of three ...

12’s of Christmas Spirit of Giving Award presented by Gateway Airport Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport will be presenting the first annual “Spirit of Giving” award – part of the 12k’s of ...

Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that Arizona will join 47 other state Attorneys General in an investigation of mortgage servicing companies and home foreclosure ...

State officials are thinking about potential new transportation links in northern Pinal County in south-central Arizona. The Department of Transportation says it will hold public meetings this month ...

Mortgage relief is on the way for Arizona homeowners who took out "pick-a-pay" loans from two companies that since have been acquired by Wells Fargo.Wells Fargo has agreed to provide more than $150 ...

(Phoenix, Ariz.) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced a multi-state agreement with Wells Fargo Bank ("Wells Fargo") over allegedly deceptive marketing of payment option adjustable rate ...

Center for Biological Diversity is suing to reinstate protections for bald eagles in Arizona.The lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Arizona challenges the U.S. Fish and Wildlife's decision to ...

PHOENIX –– Arizona Senate Assistant Minority Leader Senator Rebecca Rios (D-Apache Junction) was honored as one of Arizona’s leaders of the year in public policy for government transparency ...