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16 ICU Nurses At Arizona Hospital Are All Pregnant

Whoever schedules shifts for the intensive care unit atBanner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona, probably experienced a pregnant pause when they heard this news: 16 of the nurses are currently pregnant.

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-08-20 19:47:00

NOW HIRING: 9 places looking for workers in the Valley (8/19)

Are you looking for a job? There are several places now hiring and looking to add quality workers!

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-08-19 23:12:43

Woman 'extremely critical' after Ahwatukee traffic collision

A 65-year-old woman was taken to a hospital in "extremely critical'' condition after a Monday night crash involving two vehicles in Ahwatukee, fire officials said.The accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. near 48th Street and Chandler Boulevard, Phoenix fire officials said.Fire crews immediately be

AZCENTRAL - 2018-08-21 04:20:00

Mesa council candidate, retired police officer, named in 2014 excessive use of force claim

Not long after the Jan. 30, 2014 incident, Juan Carlos Arizmendi, the man on the receiving end of the officer's blows, filed a notice of claim with the city. He accused several officers of excessive, unjustifiable force.

AZCENTRAL - 2018-08-21 13:00:00

Waymo expanding Chandler operations ahead of launch of Arizona public ride service

The Mountain View, California-based company, formerly known as the Google Self-Driving Car Project, was using about 390,000 square feet of space in a warehouse district near Chandler Boulevard and 56th Street, but is building out an additional 29,000 square feet.

AZCENTRAL - 2018-08-21 12:00:00

Get 25% Pita Jungle at most Valley locations on Tuesday

PHOENIX - Pita Jungle is offering Smart Shoppers a Deal of the Day on Tuesday only., 25 percent off your entire bill at participating locations.All Pita Jungle locations in the Valley are participating except the Gilbert and Dana Park location in Mesa.The discount excludes happy hour, catering and k

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-08-20 13:40:36

Verrier's single leads AZL Angels to 4-3 win over AZL Athletics

MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Jose Verrier hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading the AZL Angels to a 4-3 win over the AZL Athletics on Tuesday.

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-08-21 05:05:10

Gilbert man invents device to help prevent child drownings

Lee Kambar has two daughters, ages one and ten, and admits he gets nervous when they're around water.

ABC 15 NEWS - 2018-08-20 02:29:36

Casa Grande Mayor supports push to place cable barriers on Interstate 10

“It’s a dangerous stretch of road, and it’s just too much traffic. It’s not safe,” said Mayor Craig McFarland.

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16 Nurses at Arizona Hospital All Pregnant At Same Time | AM 740 KTRH News Radio

Nurse Rochelle Sherman, who is nearly eight months along, say they didn't realize how many nurses were pregnant until they formed a Facebook group chat and more and more members were added.

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Mesa police officers won't be charged in teen's arrest

Two Mesa police officers placed on leave after video surfaced of them treating a teen suspect roughly won't face charges. It was determined they used appropriate force in the teen's arrest.

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Queen Creek vehicle thefts reported Aug. 5-12 to MCSO

Above are the general locations of vehicle thefts reported Aug. 5-12 to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office for the community of Queen Creek.Those investigated by MCSO included:Theft from a vehicle, reported at 9:34 a.m. Aug. 7 in the 20100 block of East Silver Creek Lane.Stolen vehicle, reported a

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40 continuous days of air-pollution alerts for Maricopa County

In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency lowered the acceptable amounts of ground-level ozone from 75 parts per million to 70 parts per million. This was done as a revision to the 2008 Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards to protect more vulnerable populations, such as children and peopl

AZCENTRAL

Red Cross urgently needs blood donations in East Valley

Appointments to donate may be made by downloading the free American Red Cross Blood Donor App, or by visitingRedCrossBlood.org, or by calling 1-800-733-2767.

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE

Teenager struck by car near Alma School/Queen Creek in Chandler, police say

CHANDLER, AZ - A teenager is hospitalized after beingstruck by a carin Chandler Friday night.Officers responded to the area of Queen Creek and Alma School roads after receiving reports of a crash.According to a police spokesman, a 17-year-old boy, and other kids, were playing an "interactive game" w

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Johnson Utilities defies regulators, court order to prevent takeover

Johnson Utilities has been plagued with issues that include overflowing sewers, low or no water pressure, toxic gasses and water quality that's just barely acceptable by federal standards. The company has more than 30,000 customersin parts of Florence, Queen Creek and San Tan Valley.

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Lavastida leads AZL Indians 1 to 15-3 win over AZL Cubs 2

MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Bryan Lavastida homered and had two hits, as the AZL Indians 1 exploded for a season-high in runs in a 15-3 win over the AZL Cubs 2 on Sunday.

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16 nurses pregnant at same time at Banner hospital in Mesa

Nurse Rochelle Sherman, nearly eight months along, said: "I don't think we realized just how many of us were pregnant until we started a Facebook group."

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Teenager playing game in the roadway hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle in Chandler

The 17-year-old male was walking in the street near Alma School and Queen Creek roads at about 6:30 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle, said Kevin Quinn, a spokesman for the Chandler Police Department.

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Morel, Mejia lead AZL Cubs 1 to 4-0 win over AZL Rangers

MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Christopher Morel hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, and Rafael Mejia homered and had two hits as the AZL Cubs 1 beat the AZL Rangers 4-0 on Saturday.AZL Rangers loaded the bases in the top of the ninth, but David Garcia struck out to end the game.The home run by Morel sco

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