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Former Maricopa County Justice Courts Administrator Thomas Indicted For Theft, Fraud

An investigation by the Arizona Auditor General has found that Dexter Thomas, former director of support services for the Maricopa County Justice Courts Administration misused public funds. As a result, Thomas has been indicted on 4 felony counts related to theft, misuse of public monies, and fraudu

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Storm updates: Snow in north Scottsdale, thousands without power in northern Arizona

All week the huge storm that was set to park itself over Arizona for two straight days was being referred to as a winter storm seen "once in a decade." As Thursday came to an end, it was pretty clear that may just be the case.

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Arizona lawmakers consider religious exemption for vaccines

PHOENIX -- Arizona lawmakers approved three measures that foes said could result in fewer children being vaccinated even amid outbreaks of measles in pockets across the nation.

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Congenital Syphilis On The Rise In Maricopa County

More babies are being born with congenital syphilis in Maricopa County, according to new numbers from public health officials. Maricopa County’s rate of congenital syphilis is almost 60 percent higher than the national average.

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Reds’ Gray scratched from scheduled spring start

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Sonny Gray has stiffness in his right elbow and was scratched from his scheduled start in the Cincinnati Reds‘ spring training opener against the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.

FOX SPORTS

Woman wanted in connection to 8-year-old cold case murder in Phoenix

Watch 12 News at 10 tonight to help police track down a woman wanted in connection to a Phoenix murder that happened eight years ago. It’s been an eight year mystery for the Phoenix Police Department.

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Maricopa County health staff alarmed by rise in babies born with STD

PHOENIX – The rate of babies born in Maricopa County infected with syphilis has doubled in the past two years, a worrisome trend Arizona health officials want to reverse. Over two dozen infants born last year had the sexually transmitted disease passed to them in their mothers’ wombs. Of the 30, fiv

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Reds excited for Lorenzen's two-way potential

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Reds management clearly doesn’t view pitcher. 's ability to be a two-way player as a novelty. The plan for Lorenzen that was in place became reality on Thursday.

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PD: Man suspected of impairment after hitting, killing man in Phoenix

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A man is suspected of driving while impaired when he struck and killed a 52-year-old late Thursday night in Phoenix. Police say the deadly crash occurred near Seventh and Southern avenues.

AZFAMILY

Arizona marshal disciplined after he threatened to arrest a 12-year-old journalist

An Arizona law enforcement official has reportedly been disciplined after he was caught on camera threatening to arrest a 12-year-old reporter this week. Hilde Lysiak is a young journalist who publishes the Orange Street News out of her parents’ home in Selinsgrove, Pa.

THE HILL

Winter weather, crashes, disabled vehicles close highways in northern Arizona

PHOENIX (ADOT) -- Winter weather and crashes have closed multiple highways in northern Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers should delay travel across northern Arizona during the current winter storm because heavy snow or crashes could make roads impassable.

AZFAMILY

Arizona man arrested after boyfriend found dead with disturbing signs of trauma

Peoria, ARIZONA — On February 19, around 5:00 pm, Peoria Police received a 911 call from a female stating that she entered her brothers home in the 7300 block of W. Montgomery Road to check on him since her brother had not been heard from for several weeks. When she entered, she found a man deceased

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Crashes, snow close I-10 eastbound east of Benson

PHOENIX – Multiple crashes and heavy snow have closed Interstate 10 eastbound about 7 miles east of Benson in southern Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The closure is at milepost 315.

SAN PEDRO VALLEY NEWS-SUN

Baseball icon Randy Johnson sells Arizona mansion for $7.3 million at auction

It took Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Randy Johnson just three years to record his first no-hitter. It took him five years to sell his Arizona home. After listing the mansion in 2014 for $25 million, the legendary pitcher has sold it at auction for a deeply discounted $7.3 million, according to the

LA TIMES

4 people struck by 'unkown number of vehicles' in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Multiple people were struck by an unknown number of vehicles early Friday morning in Phoenix, officials said. According to Phoenix fire, crews were dispatched for reports of several people struck by an unknown number of vehicles at 7th Avenue and Camelback Road around 2:30 a.m. Friday.

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Person in KKK Robe with Swastika on Hood Caught on Camera Knocking on Doors in Arizona Neighborhood

Police have launched an investigation after an Arizona man’s doorbell camera captured someone on his doorstep wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood with swastikas over the eyes. The footage captured the suspect wearing the white hood with another person who appeared to be wearing a costume mixing a character

NEWSWEEK

Pedestrian dies after being stuck by car in Phoenix

PHOENIX — A pedestrian died after being struck by a car near 22 Avenue and Indian School Road Thursday evening. Phoenix police said the pedestrian was crossing Indian School Road when a 2006 Chrysler 300c Sedan, driving westbound on Indian School, stuck the pedestrian.

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Paramedic arrested in shooting, suspected in burglary

PHOENIX (AP) — Buckeye police say a Fire Department paramedic is accused of shooting up another driver's car and is a suspect in the theft of firefighting gear, ballistic vests and drugs from a fire engine.

YUMA DAILY SUN

Flagstaff, Arizona had the snowiest day in its history

(CNN)Snow in Flagstaff, Arizona is not uncommon. But Thursday's snow was historic. Flagstaff is buried in snow: 35.9 inches of it. The city is under a state of emergency and the flakes haven't stopped.

CNN

Glendale couple indicted for child sex trafficking, drug trafficking

PHOENIX — A Glendale couple was indicted on 19 counts, including eight for child sex trafficking, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Wednesday. Tennessee Jackson and Donald Ladel Jackson’s 11 other counts included control of an illegal enterprise, sexual exploitation of a minor, money

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