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  • Meteorites older than Earth discovered in Eastern Arizona

    Meteorites older than Earth discovered in Eastern Arizona

    Wednesday, June 29 2016 10:05 PM EDT2016-06-30 02:05:09 GMT
    In all, they discovered 15 meteorites, all of which are now being preserved in tiny plastic cases and handled only with rubber gloves. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)In all, they discovered 15 meteorites, all of which are now being preserved in tiny plastic cases and handled only with rubber gloves. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    After a four-day search, a team of meteorite hunters from Arizona State University found pieces of the asteroid that lit up the sky earlier this month.

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    After a four-day search, a team of meteorite hunters from Arizona State University found pieces of the asteroid that lit up the sky earlier this month.

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  • Local First ARIZONA celebrates National Independents Week

    Local First ARIZONA celebrates National Independents Week

    Saturday, June 25 2016 8:45 PM EDT2016-06-26 00:45:26 GMT

    Arizonans are being encouraged to go local. Saturday kicked off the 11th Annual National Independents Week and consumers are cashing in on deep discounts at more than 450 local businesses.  

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    Arizonans are being encouraged to go local. Saturday kicked off the 11th Annual National Independents Week and consumers are cashing in on deep discounts at more than 450 local businesses.  

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  • Mother/son duo arrested for targeting elderly in home improvement scam

    Mother/son duo arrested for targeting elderly in home improvement scam

    Friday, June 24 2016 9:12 PM EDT2016-06-25 01:12:30 GMT
    Jessie Parks & Daniel ParksJessie Parks & Daniel Parks

    A Valley-area mother and son have been busted for allegedly ripping off the elderly.

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    A Valley-area mother and son have been busted for allegedly ripping off the elderly.

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  • SB I-17 reopened after Black Canyon Fire on I-17 near Sunset Point

    SB I-17 reopened after Black Canyon Fire on I-17 near Sunset Point

    Thursday, June 23 2016 8:01 PM EDT2016-06-24 00:01:09 GMT

    One southbound lane has now reopened on I-17, after a brush fire closed SB lanes about 1 mile north of the Sunset Point Rest Area, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The closure is at milepost 255, which is about eight miles south of Cordes Junction.

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    One southbound lane has now reopened on I-17, after a brush fire closed SB lanes about 1 mile north of the Sunset Point Rest Area, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The closure is at milepost 255, which is about eight miles south of Cordes Junction.

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  • Prescott VA volunteer attacked at health care facility

    Prescott VA volunteer attacked at health care facility

    Thursday, June 23 2016 8:57 AM EDT2016-06-23 12:57:02 GMT
    Richard Fournier says a homeless veteran repeatedly smashed his knee with a flagpole. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Richard Fournier says a homeless veteran repeatedly smashed his knee with a flagpole. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    The Prescott volunteer says a homeless veteran repeatedly smashed his knee with a flagpole. Richard Fournier says because of the attack, he's been trying to get care and more security at the front desk for months.

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    The Prescott volunteer says a homeless veteran repeatedly smashed his knee with a flagpole. Richard Fournier says because of the attack, he's been trying to get care and more security at the front desk for months.

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  • UPDATE

    PD: Woman’s body found inside Phoenix beauty shop

    PD: Woman’s body found inside Phoenix beauty shop

    Friday, June 17 2016 10:08 PM EDT2016-06-18 02:08:00 GMT

    Police are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body inside a beauty and barbershop.

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    Police are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body inside a beauty and barbershop.

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  • Search underway for two suspects who set fire in Wal-Mart store

    Search underway for two suspects who set fire in Wal-Mart store

    Thursday, June 16 2016 8:48 PM EDT2016-06-17 00:48:57 GMT
    Police are looking for these two suspects allegedly involved in an arson fire at Walmart. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Police are looking for these two suspects allegedly involved in an arson fire at Walmart. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Police are looking for a couple of people who intentionally lit fireworks inside a valley Wal-Mart. The two were caught on surveillance moments after setting the fire at the west side store located near 51st Avenue and Indian School. 

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    Police are looking for a couple of people who intentionally lit fireworks inside a valley Wal-Mart. The two were caught on surveillance moments after setting the fire at the west side store located near 51st Avenue and Indian School. 

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  • VA whistleblower calls out VA Central Office senior leadership

    VA whistleblower calls out VA Central Office senior leadership

    Wednesday, June 15 2016 7:44 PM EDT2016-06-15 23:44:25 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    A new VA insider is coming forward and producing shocking claims about leaders abusing power. Supervisors physically threatening employee and sexual harassment are just some of the allegations against the VA Central Office. The employee took his concerns all the way to the top and yet little to nothing has been done about it. 

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    Another VA insider is coming forward with shocking claims about leaders abusing power. Supervisors physically threatening employees and sexual harassment are just some of the allegations against the VA Central Office. The employee, a U.S. Air Force veteran and information security officer who chose to conceal his identity, took his concerns all the way to the top and yet little to nothing has been done about them.

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  • Teen fatally shot in Phoenix; suspect remains at large

    Teen fatally shot in Phoenix; suspect remains at large

    Saturday, June 11 2016 10:44 PM EDT2016-06-12 02:44:19 GMT
    Manuel Castro-GarciaManuel Castro-Garcia

    Phoenix police are investigating a deadly shooting on the city's west side. 

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    Phoenix police are investigating a deadly shooting on the city's west side. 

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  • Suicidal veteran and VA employee 'fell through the cracks,' says wife

    Suicidal veteran and VA employee 'fell through the cracks,' says wife

    Thursday, June 9 2016 11:37 PM EDT2016-06-10 03:37:50 GMT

    A Valley veteran and VA employee took his own life. And now, in an exclusive interview, his widow says she was never told by medical staff at the Phoenix VA about all the warning signs. 

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    A Valley veteran and VA employee took his own life. And now, in an exclusive interview, his widow says she was never told by medical staff at the Phoenix VA about all the warning signs.

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  • New act will reunite military dogs with handlers in retirement

    New act will reunite military dogs with handlers in retirement

    Wednesday, June 8 2016 7:05 PM EDT2016-06-08 23:05:31 GMT
    U.S. Air Force veteran Eric Wolfe and his service dog, Zantanna. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)U.S. Air Force veteran Eric Wolfe and his service dog, Zantanna. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    The bond between a canine handler and his companion can be paramount to making it out of a war alive. By law, those were dogs were forced to retire overseas. Until now. A new bill would require them to be returned to the United States. 

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    The bond between a canine handler and his companion can be paramount to making it out of a war alive. By law, those were dogs were forced to retire overseas. Until now. A new bill would require them to be returned to the United States. 

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  • Muhammad Ali's funeral to be Friday in Louisville, KY

    Muhammad Ali's funeral to be Friday in Louisville, KY

    Saturday, June 4 2016 9:39 PM EDT2016-06-05 01:39:05 GMT

    A Muhammad Ali memorial grows outside Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center. Eulogies at his funeral on Friday in Louisville, KY, be given by former President Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal and Bryant Gumbel. 

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    A Muhammad Ali memorial grows outside Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center. Eulogies at his funeral on Friday in Louisville, KY, be given by former President Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal and Bryant Gumbel. 

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  • AZ Humane Society ride-along shows us the dangers of heat to our pets

    AZ Humane Society ride-along shows us the dangers of heat to our pets

    Friday, June 3 2016 11:32 PM EDT2016-06-04 03:32:08 GMT
    Arizona's Humane Society's Emergency Animal Medical Technicians had a flood of heat-related pet complaint calls on the agenda Friday, and for good reason. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Arizona's Humane Society's Emergency Animal Medical Technicians had a flood of heat-related pet complaint calls on the agenda Friday, and for good reason. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    If you think it's a scorcher out there, imagine how your pet feels.

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    If you think it's a scorcher out there, imagine how your pet feels.

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  • Park rangers warn Valley hikers in extreme heat

    Park rangers warn Valley hikers in extreme heat

    Thursday, June 2 2016 8:18 PM EDT2016-06-03 00:18:12 GMT
    Valley hikers were still hitting the trails despite the heat. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Valley hikers were still hitting the trails despite the heat. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Thursday was the hottest day of the year so far at 106, and it's only going to get worse, but that didn't scare hikers away.

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    Thursday was the hottest day of the year so far at 106, and it's only going to get worse, but that didn't scare hikers away.

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  • Hundreds of bees spotted along walking path in Chandler

    Hundreds of bees spotted along walking path in Chandler

    Wednesday, June 1 2016 8:55 PM EDT2016-06-02 00:55:06 GMT
    Hundreds of bees were buzzing around a popular Chandler walking path. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Hundreds of bees were buzzing around a popular Chandler walking path. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Chandler residents reached out to us about hundreds of bees on a popular walking path but claimed they couldn't get anyone to act on it, but after we reached out, a field supervisor was there within minutes. 

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    Chandler residents reached out to us about hundreds of bees on a popular walking path but claimed they couldn't get anyone to act on it, but after we reached out, a field supervisor was there within minutes. 

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  • Measles cases could reach the hundreds

    Measles cases could reach the hundreds

    Tuesday, May 31 2016 8:54 PM EDT2016-06-01 00:54:08 GMT
    A red, raised and blotchy rash begins on the face and moves down the body and might last up to six days, health officials say. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)A red, raised and blotchy rash begins on the face and moves down the body and might last up to six days, health officials say. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    A measles outbreak has state health officials issuing strong warnings. In Arizona, there are almost a dozen confirmed cases of the disease. The state Health Department says that number is expected to climb as the public at large may have been exposed to the highly contagious disease at several places in Pinal and Maricopa Counties.

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    A measles outbreak has state health officials issuing strong warnings. In Arizona, there are almost a dozen confirmed cases of the disease. The state Health Department says that number is expected to climb as the public at large may have been exposed to the highly contagious disease at several places in Pinal and Maricopa Counties.

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  • House hunter hospitalized after bee attack

    House hunter hospitalized after bee attack

    Saturday, May 28 2016 12:17 AM EDT2016-05-28 04:17:26 GMT
    Bee attack puts man in hospital (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Bee attack puts man in hospital (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    A Valley man is recovering in the hospital after he was stung hundreds of times by angry bees. The victim was out looking at a home for sale near 15th Avenue and Union Hills Thursday when he was startled by the swarm.

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    A Valley man is recovering in the hospital after he was stung hundreds of times by angry bees.

    The victim was out looking at a home for sale near 15th Avenue and Union Hills Thursday when he was startled by the swarm.

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  • High school cancer survivor not allowed to sit with classmates at graduation

    High school cancer survivor not allowed to sit with classmates at graduation

    Friday, May 27 2016 1:57 AM EDT2016-05-27 05:57:57 GMT
    Stephen Dwyer, a cancer survivor, is 2.5 credits shy of the graduation requirement. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Stephen Dwyer, a cancer survivor, is 2.5 credits shy of the graduation requirement. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    A Mesa Schools spokeswoman said Stephen Dwyer, who is student body president, will only be allowed to lead his class into Mustang stadium. He will not be allowed to sit with his classmates or wear a cap and gown.

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    A Mesa Schools spokeswoman said Stephen Dwyer, who is student body president, will only be allowed to lead his class into Mustang stadium. He will not be allowed to sit with his classmates or wear a cap and gown.

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  • AZ veteran using Facebook to reach Valley vets hosts Saturday event

    AZ veteran using Facebook to reach Valley vets hosts Saturday event

    Thursday, May 26 2016 4:40 PM EDT2016-05-26 20:40:35 GMT
    Daniel Maloney's Facebook page, 'You Might Be a Veteran If,' is popular with veterans. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Daniel Maloney's Facebook page, 'You Might Be a Veteran If,' is popular with veterans. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    A Valley Army and Navy veteran's Facebook page called "You Might Be A Veteran If" is very popular among veterans. Daniel Maloney is trying to rally support for his page and an event he's hosting this weekend.

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    A Valley Army and Navy veteran's Facebook page called "You Might Be A Veteran If" is very popular among veterans. Daniel Maloney is trying to rally support for his page and an event he's hosting this weekend.

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  • DPS busts alleged chop shop ring; seizes vehicles, drugs & weapons

    DPS busts alleged chop shop ring; seizes vehicles, drugs & weapons

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 8:22 PM EDT2016-05-26 00:22:23 GMT
    DPS busts alleged chop shop ring (Source: KPHO/KTVK)DPS busts alleged chop shop ring (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    It was a busy morning for the DPS Vehicle Theft Task Force, as officers raided two Valley homes and seized weapons, drugs, and stolen vehicles. “We’ve been conducting an investigation into a criminal syndicate in the east Valley for a few months now," says Captain Sean Carney with DPS. 

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    It was a busy morning for the DPS Vehicle Theft Task Force, as officers raided two Valley homes and seized weapons, drugs, and stolen vehicles. “We’ve been conducting an investigation into a criminal syndicate in the east Valley for a few months now," says Captain Sean Carney with DPS. 

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  • Family, friends raise money for student killed in fire in Phoenix

    Family, friends raise money for student killed in fire in Phoenix

    Friday, May 20 2016 9:49 PM EDT2016-05-21 01:49:19 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    A Valley family is pleading for the public's help after a deadly fire that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Carl Hayden High School student.  

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    A Valley family is pleading for the public's help after a deadly fire that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Carl Hayden High School student.  

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  • 'Hit list' angers VA whistleblower

    'Hit list' angers VA whistleblower

    Wednesday, May 18 2016 9:42 PM EDT2016-05-19 01:42:51 GMT

    VA employees are crying foul on national leadership after they say a so-called "hit-list" has surfaced. One of those names is a Phoenix VA whistleblower who is coming forward, showing her face and using her name in defense.  

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    VA employees are crying foul on national leadership after they say a so-called "hit-list" has surfaced. One of those names is a Phoenix VA whistleblower who is coming forward, showing her face and using her name in defense. 

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  • Mobile home explosion sends elderly couple to hospital

    Mobile home explosion sends elderly couple to hospital

    Saturday, May 14 2016 9:41 PM EDT2016-05-15 01:41:06 GMT
    The aftermath of Saturday morning's fire. (Source: Ashleigh Barry, KPHO/KTVK))The aftermath of Saturday morning's fire. (Source: Ashleigh Barry, KPHO/KTVK))

    An elderly couple remains hospitalized after suffering severe burns in a home explosion Saturday. It happened on Main street in Avondale around 8:00 a.m. The impact was so intense witnesses say a woman inside was thrown onto the street.  

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    An elderly couple remains hospitalized after suffering severe burns in a home explosion Saturday. It happened on Main street in Avondale around 8:00 a.m. The impact was so intense witnesses say a woman inside was thrown onto the street.  

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  • Transgender bathrooms debate comes to Valley schools

    Transgender bathrooms debate comes to Valley schools

    Friday, May 13 2016 9:46 PM EDT2016-05-14 01:46:16 GMT
    The joint letter from the Departments of Education and Justice that went to schools Friday does not carry the force of law but the message was clear: Fall in line or face loss of federal funding. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)The joint letter from the Departments of Education and Justice that went to schools Friday does not carry the force of law but the message was clear: Fall in line or face loss of federal funding. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Public schools are now at the center of a transgender rights controversy. The White House is telling public schools nationwide they have to let students use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity

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    Public schools are now at the center of a transgender rights controversy. The White House is telling public schools nationwide they have to let students use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity

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  • Two new whistleblowers come forward at Phoenix VA with concerns

    Two new whistleblowers come forward at Phoenix VA with concerns

    Thursday, May 12 2016 10:08 PM EDT2016-05-13 02:08:17 GMT
    Marci Jarome, left, and Pauline DeWenter said they're being stonewalled by their manager at the Phoenix VA (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Marci Jarome, left, and Pauline DeWenter said they're being stonewalled by their manager at the Phoenix VA (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Employees at the Phoenix VA say they're being stonewalled by their own manager.  

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    Employees at the Phoenix VA say they're being stonewalled by their own manager.  

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  • Phoenix VA whistleblower claims she 'fell through the cracks'

    Phoenix VA whistleblower claims she 'fell through the cracks'

    Thursday, April 28 2016 9:27 PM EDT2016-04-29 01:27:07 GMT
    A new whistleblower comes forward about the Phoenix VA Medical Center (Source: KPHO/KTVK)A new whistleblower comes forward about the Phoenix VA Medical Center (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    More problems inside the troubled Phoenix VA as a new whistleblower comes forward. 

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    More problems inside the troubled Phoenix VA as a new whistleblower comes forward. 

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  • Ex-VA Employee: Construction policy ignored, patients and employees put at risk

    Ex-VA Employee: Construction policy ignored, patients and employees put at risk

    Thursday, April 14 2016 3:03 AM EDT2016-04-14 07:03:28 GMT
    Former Phoenix VA engineer is raising questions about construction at Phoenix VA (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Former Phoenix VA engineer is raising questions about construction at Phoenix VA (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Patients and employees at the Phoenix VA might be at risk for a construction mishap after an engineer says manual policies were not followed in recent construction in the Emergency Department.  

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    Patients and employees at the Phoenix VA might be at risk for a construction mishap after an engineer says manual policies were not followed in recent construction in the Emergency Department.  

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  • Minority veteran group sues VA

    Minority veteran group sues VA

    Tuesday, April 12 2016 11:39 PM EDT2016-04-13 03:39:25 GMT

    The Gila River Indian Community is suing the Department of Veterans Affairs, accusing the agency of withholding payments for veteran care. The largest minority veteran group in the Valley, the Community is demanding the VA reimburse Indian tribes for tens of thousands of dollars in care they honorably deserve. 

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    The Gila River Indian Community is suing the Department of Veterans Affairs, accusing the agency of withholding payments for veteran care. The largest minority veteran group in the Valley, the Community is demanding the VA reimburse Indian tribes for tens of thousands of dollars in care they honorably deserve. 

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  • VA director breaks silence on hospital issues

    VA director breaks silence on hospital issues

    Saturday, April 9 2016 11:43 AM EDT2016-04-09 15:43:44 GMT
    Deborah Amdur took over as medical director of the Phoenix VA in December 2015. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Deborah Amdur took over as medical director of the Phoenix VA in December 2015. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    For weeks now we have been talking to whistleblowers and investigating problem after problem from inside the troubled Phoenix VA. Now, the Medical Director, Deborah Amdur is addressing the claims. She says little by little things are getting better and in part because of my reports, she's become aware of specific issues and taking immediate action.

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    For weeks now we have been talking to whistleblowers and investigating problem after problem from inside the troubled Phoenix VA. Now, the Medical Director, Deborah Amdur is addressing the claims. She says little by little things are getting better and in part because of my reports, she's become aware of specific issues and taking immediate action.

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  • VA National Scandal Reports Released

    VA National Scandal Reports Released

    Thursday, April 7 2016 7:21 PM EDT2016-04-07 23:21:58 GMT
    National report says problems at Phoenix VA haven't gotten much better (Source: KPHO/KTVK)National report says problems at Phoenix VA haven't gotten much better (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    The Inspector General has found evidence that staffers are manipulating wait times to make it appear vets are getting timely care. The national report confirms that problems first exposed at the Phoenix VA in 2014 have not gotten much better. 

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    The Inspector General has found evidence that staffers are manipulating wait times to make it appear vets are getting timely care. The national report confirms that problems first exposed at the Phoenix VA in 2014 have not gotten much better. 

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  • Program created to help veterans is reportedly failing them

    Program created to help veterans is reportedly failing them

    Wednesday, April 6 2016 8:17 PM EDT2016-04-07 00:17:59 GMT

    A program created to help veterans is reportedly failing them and insiders say the Phoenix VA is to blame. 

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    A program created to help veterans is reportedly failing them and insiders say the Phoenix VA is to blame. 

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  • Fight caught on camera; student thrown to ground by assistant principal speaks out

    Fight caught on camera; student thrown to ground by assistant principal speaks out

    Sunday, April 3 2016 12:47 AM EDT2016-04-03 04:47:06 GMT

    The high school student who tried to stop a fight now speaking out after he was thrown to the ground by a faculty member. It happened at Queen Creek High School on Friday and it was caught on camera. Tucker Baker, 16, says he's not upset but feels like it could have been handled differently, fortunately he was not injured and says he was only trying to help.

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    The high school student who tried to stop a fight now speaking out after he was thrown to the ground by a faculty member. It happened at Queen Creek High School on Friday and it was caught on camera. Tucker Baker, 16, says he's not upset but feels like it could have been handled differently, fortunately he was not injured and says he was only trying to help.

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  • Veteran waits 7 years for surgery at Phoenix VA

    Veteran waits 7 years for surgery at Phoenix VA

    Friday, April 1 2016 11:33 PM EDT2016-04-02 03:33:00 GMT
    Vet waits years for surgery (Photo source: KPHO/KTVK)Vet waits years for surgery (Photo source: KPHO/KTVK)

    We have been uncovering problem after problem with the Phoenix VA Healthcare system in Phoenix and another veteran is coming forward complaining of broken promises. Harry Golden says he simply can't take it anymore, he's waited seven years for an appointment and even brought his concerns to Senator John McCain and nothing has happened.  

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    We have been uncovering problem after problem with the Phoenix VA Healthcare system in Phoenix and another veteran is coming forward complaining of broken promises. Harry Golden says he simply can't take it anymore, he's waited seven years for an appointment and even brought his concerns to Senator John McCain and nothing has happened.  

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  • Veteran who was denied VA benefits has died

    Veteran who was denied VA benefits has died

    Friday, April 1 2016 3:47 PM EDT2016-04-01 19:47:48 GMT
    Army veteran John Marshall was fighting terminal cancer while at the same time, fighting the Phoenix VA for service-related benefits (Photo source: KPHO/KTVK)Army veteran John Marshall was fighting terminal cancer while at the same time, fighting the Phoenix VA for service-related benefits (Photo source: KPHO/KTVK)

    There has been a devastating development in a story we first reported a month ago. Army Veteran John Marshall was fighting terminal cancer while at the same time, fighting the Phoenix VA for service related benefits for his time served. Sadly, Marshall passed away this week.  

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    There has been a devastating development in a story we first reported a month ago. Army Veteran John Marshall was fighting terminal cancer while at the same time, fighting the Phoenix VA for service related benefits for his time served. Sadly, Marshall passed away this week.  

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  • Dead veterans canceling their own appointments?

    Dead veterans canceling their own appointments?

    Wednesday, March 30 2016 8:54 PM EDT2016-03-31 00:54:34 GMT
    Kuauhtemoc Rodriguez claims dead veterans are canceling appointments at the Phoenix VA (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Kuauhtemoc Rodriguez claims dead veterans are canceling appointments at the Phoenix VA (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Dead veterans apparently canceling their own appointments? That's what one insider says is happening at the Phoenix VA. That whistleblower providing screen grabs of numbers that he says prove that hundreds of appointments were deleted from the system that were over 120 days past due to be scheduled. 

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    Dead veterans apparently canceling their own appointments? That's what one insider says is happening at the Phoenix VA. That whistleblower providing screen grabs of numbers that he says prove that hundreds of appointments were deleted from the system that were over 120 days past due to be scheduled. 

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  • Senator McCain shunned by VA Director Amdur

    Senator McCain shunned by VA Director Amdur

    Tuesday, March 29 2016 8:56 PM EDT2016-03-30 00:56:31 GMT
    Sen. John McCain talks exclusively with Ashleigh Barry about the Phoenix VA problems (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Sen. John McCain talks exclusively with Ashleigh Barry about the Phoenix VA problems (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Senator John McCain says he was shunned by the new Director of the Phoenix VA and he's now sharing his concerns about Deborah Amdur and her lack of communication.  He granted us an exclusive one-on-one interview as we continue to uncover bombshell after bombshell within the troubled administration. 

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    Senator John McCain says he was shunned by the new Director of the Phoenix VA and he's now sharing his concerns about Deborah Amdur and her lack of communication.  He granted us an exclusive one-on-one interview as we continue to uncover bombshell after bombshell within the troubled administration. 

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  • Family speaks about boy's medical mystery

    Family speaks about boy's medical mystery

    Saturday, March 26 2016 12:32 AM EDT2016-03-26 04:32:12 GMT
    Family speaks out about medical mystery (Photo source: KPHO/KTVK)Family speaks out about medical mystery (Photo source: KPHO/KTVK)

    A young Mesa boy who's in the fight for his life is sharing his story about a medical miracle.  

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    A young Mesa boy who's in the fight for his life is sharing his story about a medical miracle.  

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  • VA employees being threatened to sign petition in support of embattled doctor

    VA employees being threatened to sign petition in support of embattled doctor

    Thursday, March 24 2016 10:14 PM EDT2016-03-25 02:14:51 GMT
    A new campaign at the Phoenix VA to keep a doctor in power (Source: KPHO/KTVK)A new campaign at the Phoenix VA to keep a doctor in power (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Department of Veterans Affairs employees claim they're being threatened to sign a petition to save a man's job or else. It's a campaign to keep Chief Medical Dr. Darren Deering in power and the approach may be illegal.

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    Department of Veterans Affairs employees claim they're being threatened to sign a petition to save a man's job or else. It's a campaign to keep Chief Medical Dr. Darren Deering in power and the approach may be illegal.

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  • Voters concerned if their vote will count

    Voters concerned if their vote will count

    Wednesday, March 23 2016 8:40 PM EDT2016-03-24 00:40:46 GMT

    Chaos at polls across the valley yesterday as many voters were stuck in line for hours. The Maricopa County Recorder says she is to blame and is already working to fix things before the May vote. We took calls from across the state from voters who said they couldn't vote because the system said they were independent voters. 

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    Chaos at polls across the valley yesterday as many voters were stuck in line for hours. The Maricopa County Recorder says she is to blame and is already working to fix things before the May vote. We took calls from across the state from voters who said they couldn't vote because the system said they were independent voters. 

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  • Vietnam vet who served with Senator McCain denied VA dental care

    Vietnam vet who served with Senator McCain denied VA dental care

    Friday, March 18 2016 7:49 PM EDT2016-03-18 23:49:21 GMT

    A Vietnam era Veteran has been denied dental care by the Phoenix VA. He was wounded in action while stationed on the same aircraft carrier as Senator John McCain. 

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    A Vietnam era Veteran has been denied dental care by the Phoenix VA. He was wounded in action while stationed on the same aircraft carrier as Senator John McCain.  

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  • VA employees allowed to work excessive overtime

    VA employees allowed to work excessive overtime

    Thursday, March 17 2016 8:52 PM EDT2016-03-18 00:52:25 GMT

    Problems at the Phoenix VA are well-known. And now, we're learning that some employees are being allowed to work enormous amounts of overtime. 

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    Problems at the Phoenix VA are well-known. And now, we're learning that some employees are being allowed to work enormous amounts of overtime. 

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  • Bombshell VA report shows suicidal veterans released from hospital or ignored

    Bombshell VA report shows suicidal veterans released from hospital or ignored

    Wednesday, March 16 2016 10:12 PM EDT2016-03-17 02:12:12 GMT

     A bombshell new report on the Phoenix VA has been released. Suicidal veterans who tried to check in for help say they were turned away. 

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    A bombshell new report on the Phoenix VA has been released. Suicidal veterans who tried to check in for help say they were turned away. 

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  • VA director listens to host of concerns, recommended firings

    Wednesday, March 16 2016 3:00 PM EDT2016-03-16 19:00:37 GMT

    There could soon be a leadership shake-up at the troubled Phoenix VA Hospital. The National Department of Veterans Affairs is recommending the removal of three senior officials including the chief of staff. 

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    There could soon be a leadership shake-up at the troubled Phoenix VA Hospital. The National Department of Veterans Affairs is recommending the removal of three senior officials including the chief of staff. 

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  • VA staffers take concerns to Senator McCain; release another memo

    VA staffers take concerns to Senator McCain; release another memo

    Friday, March 11 2016 7:38 PM EST2016-03-12 00:38:47 GMT

    A handful of Phoenix VA whistle-blowers met with Senator John McCain's staff Thursday and expressed grave concerns for how veterans and employees are treated there. 

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    A handful of Phoenix VA whistle-blowers met with Senator John McCain's staff Thursday and expressed grave concerns for how veterans and employees are treated there. 

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  • Veteran deemed 'suicidal' waits for appointment

    Veteran deemed 'suicidal' waits for appointment

    Thursday, March 10 2016 10:04 PM EST2016-03-11 03:04:41 GMT
    Veteran says VA is keeping her waiting for an appointment (Photo source: KPHO/KTVK)Veteran says VA is keeping her waiting for an appointment (Photo source: KPHO/KTVK)

    A veteran, deemed suicidal says she has been shunned by the VA. She's been waiting months to see a specialist about her chronic pain, and says the hardest part of it all is the suffering. Rather than getting in immediately for treatment, she says it's been nothing but hurdles.

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    A veteran, deemed suicidal says she has been shunned by the VA. She's been waiting months to see a specialist about her chronic pain, and says the hardest part of it all is the suffering. Rather than getting in immediately for treatment, she says it's been nothing but hurdles.

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  • Widow claims VA failed dying husband

    Widow claims VA failed dying husband

    Wednesday, March 9 2016 7:46 PM EST2016-03-10 00:46:53 GMT
    In repeated letters to the Phoenix VA Health Care System, Christian Munster described himself as "A patient fighting for his life." (Source: KPHO/KTVK)In repeated letters to the Phoenix VA Health Care System, Christian Munster described himself as "A patient fighting for his life." (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    Christin Bowra says her husband, Christian Hans Munster, was seen by doctors in the Northern Arizona and Phoenix VA systems, and that while he was slowly dying, the VA did not deliver on promises to provide the care that could have saved his life. More >

    Christin Bowra says her husband, Christian Hans Munster, was seen by doctors in the Northern Arizona and Phoenix VA systems, and that while he was slowly dying, the VA did not deliver on promises to provide the care that could have saved his life.

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  • Veterans coming forward in support of whistleblowers

    Veterans coming forward in support of whistleblowers

    Wednesday, March 9 2016 1:08 AM EST2016-03-09 06:08:20 GMT
    U.S. Marine veteran talks about Phoenix VA problems (Source: KPHO/KTVK)U.S. Marine veteran talks about Phoenix VA problems (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Our VA investigations now garnering national attention, as one veteran sheds light on the very person who now runs the Phoenix VA. Ted Stachulski says Deborah Amdur refused to give him key information about his treatment and lied to a Senator about it when she was the Director overseeing a Vermont VA hospital. After watching our numerous reports about long wait times, unsanitary practices and veteran suicides, Stachulski stands with the whistle-blowers that have come forward. The U.S...

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    One veteran sheds light on the very person who now runs the Phoenix VA. After watching our numerous reports about long wait times, unsanitary practices and veteran suicides, Ted Stachulski stands with the whistleblowers that have come forward.

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  • UPDATE

    Dog dies after being shot by MCSO deputy

    Dog dies after being shot by MCSO deputy

    Tuesday, March 8 2016 9:55 PM EST2016-03-09 02:55:44 GMT

    The dog, named Blue, died of complications from his injuries, according to the family . The deputy who shot him says he feared for his safety when the dog got loose.

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    The dog, named Blue, died of complications from his injuries, according to the family . The deputy who shot him says he feared for his safety when the dog got loose.

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  • Memo leaked from VA director bashing media reports, warning employees

    Memo leaked from VA director bashing media reports, warning employees

    Friday, March 4 2016 8:27 PM EST2016-03-05 01:27:59 GMT

    The Phoenix VA is under fire again. An internal memo was sent to workers about our ongoing coverage of chronic problems, is now public. Although the subject line reads all employee message, Dean Trulock, the VA training manager who came forward this week and produced startling statistics and internal admissions about canceled appointments, says he didn't receive it. 

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    The Phoenix VA is under fire again. An internal memo was sent to workers about our ongoing coverage of chronic problems, is now public. Although the subject line reads all employee message, Dean Trulock, the VA training manager who came forward this week and produced startling statistics and internal admissions about canceled appointments, says he didn't receive it. 

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  • VA administrator provides little insight in Phoenix VA complaints

    VA administrator provides little insight in Phoenix VA complaints

    Thursday, March 3 2016 7:02 PM EST2016-03-04 00:02:02 GMT
    Doctor Carolyn Clancy, the Deputy Undersecretary for Veterans Affairs Health (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Doctor Carolyn Clancy, the Deputy Undersecretary for Veterans Affairs Health (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    For the past two weeks, we have been uncovering stories of mismanagement at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Medical Center. For the first time, a top administrator step forward to respond to these claims.

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    For the past two weeks, we have been uncovering stories of mismanagement at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Medical Center. For the first time, a top administrator step forward to respond to these claims.

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  • VA employee letter reveals shocking allegations

    Tuesday, March 1 2016 10:39 PM EST2016-03-02 03:39:01 GMT
    A exterior view of the VA medical center in Phoenix (Source: KPHO/KTVK)A exterior view of the VA medical center in Phoenix (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    A shocking statement from a man who not only works on the inside, but he was also one of the whistle-blowers who got the feds to take a closer look at the Phoenix VA Hospital.  

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    A shocking statement from a man who not only works on the inside, but he was also one of the whistle-blowers who got the feds to take a closer look at the Phoenix VA Hospital.  

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  • Army veteran dying of cancer fights for VA benefits

    Friday, February 26 2016 9:19 PM EST2016-02-27 02:19:06 GMT

    An army veteran and father of two young children who is dying from cancer says Veterans Affairs has denied his claim for assistance. John Marshall's story is truly heartbreaking. 

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    An army veteran and father of two young children who is dying from cancer says Veterans Affairs has denied his claim for assistance. John Marshall's story is truly heartbreaking. 

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  • VA HOSPITAL TROUBLES

    World War II veteran waits nearly 12 hours in VA emergency room

    World War II veteran waits nearly 12 hours in VA emergency room

    Wednesday, February 24 2016 9:53 PM EST2016-02-25 02:53:12 GMT
    WWII Army veteran Glenn Diller said he waited nearly 12 hours in the ER at the Phoenix  VA to see a doctor. It never happened. (Source: KPHO/KTVKWWII Army veteran Glenn Diller said he waited nearly 12 hours in the ER at the Phoenix VA to see a doctor. It never happened. (Source: KPHO/KTVK

    World War II Army veteran Glenn Diller said he waited nearly 12 hours in the ER at the Phoenix VA to see a doctor. It never happened. When he finally went to another hospital, a doctor saw him immediately. "It should be a lot better system," he said of the VA's health care.

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    World War II Army veteran Glenn Diller said he waited nearly 12 hours in the ER at the Phoenix VA to see a doctor. It never happened. When he finally went to another hospital, a doctor saw him immediately. "It should be a lot better system," he said of the VA's health care.

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  • Disconnect between VA Emergency, Mental Health departments?

    Disconnect between VA Emergency, Mental Health departments?

    Tuesday, February 23 2016 8:48 PM EST2016-02-24 01:48:24 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Arizona Sen. John McCain has publicly criticized the VA, calling the failures of the suicide hotline "shameful." Now we have new information about how those patients might be treated when they walk through the doors.

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    Arizona Sen. John McCain has publicly criticized the VA, calling the failures of the suicide hotline "shameful." Now we have new information about how those patients might be treated when they walk through the doors.

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  • Pistol-whipped clerk speaks about violent robbery

    Pistol-whipped clerk speaks about violent robbery

    Saturday, February 20 2016 7:01 PM EST2016-02-21 00:01:15 GMT
    Police are trying to identify and locate the suspect in an AM-PM armed robbery. (Source: Silent Witness)Police are trying to identify and locate the suspect in an AM-PM armed robbery. (Source: Silent Witness)

    A convenience store worker is speaking out after she was pistol whipped and the suspect is still on the run. Thanks to numerous surveillance cameras, it was all caught on video. 

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    A convenience store worker is speaking out after she was pistol whipped and the suspect is still on the run. Thanks to numerous surveillance cameras, it was all caught on video. 

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  • No response from VA about mismanagement complaints

    No response from VA about mismanagement complaints

    Saturday, February 20 2016 4:05 PM EST2016-02-20 21:05:45 GMT
    A exterior view of the VA medical center in Phoenix (Source: KPHO/KTVK)A exterior view of the VA medical center in Phoenix (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Surgeries at the Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital are expected to resume on Monday. We first reported information on Thursday about how VA insiders say they brought a dust concern to their attention months ago and nothing was done about it. Now, more than one insider is coming forward with concerns about the way health care is handled there. A lawmaker, too, is looking for answers and says he walked away with few.

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    Surgeries at the Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital are expected to resume on Monday. We first reported information on Thursday about how VA insiders say they brought a dust concern to their attention months ago and nothing was done about it. Now, more than one insider is coming forward with concerns about the way health care is handled there. A lawmaker, too, is looking for answers and says he walked away with few.

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  • VA insider provides startling statistics on canceled surgeries

    Thursday, February 18 2016 9:37 PM EST2016-02-19 02:37:55 GMT
    (Photo source: phoenixva.gov)(Photo source: phoenixva.gov)

    A Department of Veterans Affairs employee is speaking out about the recent cancellations. of surgeries because of a ventilation problem. "Management at the Phoenix VA could care less," said the employee who asked to remain antonymous.

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    A Department of Veterans Affairs employee is speaking out about the recent cancellations of surgeries because of a ventilation problem. "Management at the Phoenix VA could care less," said the employee, who asked to remain antonymous.  

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  • Stolen memorial replaced by good Samaritan

    Stolen memorial replaced by good Samaritan

    Wednesday, February 17 2016 10:43 AM EST2016-02-17 15:43:41 GMT

    First, cancer stole her only child. Then thieves stole the memorial that was her last pillar of strength.  Now a perfect stranger has stepped in to help Arlene Beauchamp.   

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    First, cancer stole her only child. Then thieves stole the memorial that was her last pillar of strength.  Now a perfect stranger has stepped in to help Arlene Beauchamp.   

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  • Parents get conflicting instructions after school shootings

    Parents get conflicting instructions after school shootings

    Friday, February 12 2016 8:37 PM EST2016-02-13 01:37:30 GMT
    Parents wait anxiously near Independence High School after shootings  (Photo source: KPHO/KTVK)Parents wait anxiously near Independence High School after shootings (Photo source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Many parents weren't able to get their children for several hours after the shooting at Independence High School. Parents say there was a lot of confusion over where they should pick up their students.  

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    Many parents weren't able to get their children for several hours after the shooting at Independence High School. Parents say there was a lot of confusion over where they should pick up their students. 

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  • Daughter's memorial stolen; family devastated

    Daughter's memorial stolen; family devastated

    Thursday, February 11 2016 7:41 PM EST2016-02-12 00:41:46 GMT

    Glendale Police say a tree made for a woman who died of a rare form of cancer was swiped from their front yard overnight. It happened at a home near 61st Ave and Greenway.  Arlene Beauchamp fought back tears as she plead for the criminals to return it.

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    Glendale Police say a tree made for a woman who died of a rare form of cancer was swiped from their front yard overnight. It happened at a home near 61st Ave and Greenway.  Arlene Beauchamp fought back tears as she plead for the criminals to return it. 

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  • Mesa residents furious about sex-offender housing

    Mesa residents furious about sex-offender housing

    Wednesday, February 10 2016 8:28 PM EST2016-02-11 01:28:30 GMT
    Mesa halfway house upsets neighbors (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Mesa halfway house upsets neighbors (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    A halfway house in Mesa is home to people convicted of sex crimes. People in the neighborhood are furious. It begs the question: If not this neighborhood, then where should sex offenders live? More >

    A halfway house in Mesa is home to people convicted of sex crimes. People in the neighborhood are furious. It begs the question: If not this neighborhood, then where should sex offenders live?

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  • Aviation community mourns pilot killed in plane crash

    Aviation community mourns pilot killed in plane crash

    Sunday, February 7 2016 12:56 AM EST2016-02-07 05:56:41 GMT
    The pilot was Jeffrey Pino, 61, of Chandler, pictured on the left. The passenger was Nickolas Tramontano. (Source; KPHO/KTVK)The pilot was Jeffrey Pino, 61, of Chandler, pictured on the left. The passenger was Nickolas Tramontano. (Source; KPHO/KTVK)

    Family, friends and the aviation community is in mourning after a deadly plane crash killed two people including a popular Chandler pilot. Jeff Pino, 61 and his passenger, Nick Tramontano, 72, took off from Stellar Air Park Friday for a scenic tour of the Valley.  

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    Family, friends and the aviation community is in mourning after a deadly plane crash killed two people including a popular Chandler pilot. Jeff Pino, 61 and his passenger, Nick Tramontano, 72, took off from Stellar Air Park Friday for a scenic tour of the Valley.  

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  • Zika virus concerns some expectant moms here in the Valley

    Wednesday, February 3 2016 7:36 PM EST2016-02-04 00:36:03 GMT
    Concerns over Zika virus (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Concerns over Zika virus (Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Florida has declared a health emergency in four of its counties after nine cases of the Zika virus were detected there. 

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    Florida has declared a health emergency in four of its counties after nine cases of the Zika virus were detected there. 

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  • Coin toss controversy in elections

    Coin toss controversy in elections

    Tuesday, February 2 2016 8:41 PM EST2016-02-03 01:41:32 GMT

    The margin of victory in Monday night's Democratic Iowa caucus was razor thin with Hillary Clinton edging out Bernie Sanders by less than a half of a percentage point. It was even closer when you consider some caucus sites were decided by a coin toss. Now, if you think that sounds wild, an Arizona primary was decided back in the 90's over a game of poker!

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    The margin of victory in Monday night's Democratic Iowa caucus was razor thin with Hillary Clinton edging out Bernie Sanders by less than a half of a percentage point. It was even closer when you consider some caucus sites were decided by a coin toss. Now, if you think that sounds wild, an Arizona primary was decided back in the 90's over a game of poker!

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  • New police body cam video shows chilling moments after NAU shooting

    New police body cam video shows chilling moments after NAU shooting

    Saturday, November 21 2015 7:18 PM EST2015-11-22 00:18:36 GMT
    The shooter is identified as NAU freshman Steven Jones. (Source: Facebook)The shooter is identified as NAU freshman Steven Jones. (Source: Facebook)
    For the first time, we're hearing from the Northern Arizona University shooting suspect moments after one student was killed and three others were injured on campus last month.More >

    For the first time, we're hearing from the Northern Arizona University shooting suspect moments after one student was killed and three others were injured on campus last month.

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  • Family searching for missing dog

    Family searching for missing dog

    Friday, November 20 2015 10:17 PM EST2015-11-21 03:17:49 GMT
    Dozer has Valley Fever and needs medication. (Source: Sherry Petta)Dozer has Valley Fever and needs medication. (Source: Sherry Petta)
    Dozer, a 3-year-old black and brown dog, went missing months ago. A social media push to get him home generated some leads, but not the kind they were hoping for.More >

    Dozer, a 3-year-old black and brown dog, went missing months ago. A social media push to get him home generated some leads, but not the kind they were hoping for.

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  • Some dogs rescued from home to be given to veterans

    Wednesday, November 18 2015 6:31 PM EST2015-11-18 23:31:25 GMT
    A suspected puppy mill is busted and now dozens of the rescued pugs are now in the Sheriff Joe Arpaio's hands. More >

    A suspected puppy mill is busted and now dozens of the rescued pugs are now in the Sheriff Joe Arpaio's hands. 

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  • Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson officially on Arizona's ballot

    Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson officially on Arizona's ballot

    Saturday, November 14 2015 9:24 PM EST2015-11-15 02:24:27 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    Arizona's Secretary of State Michelle Reagan was on hand as Dr. Ben Carson signed on a few dotted lines and made it official.More >
    Arizona's Secretary of State Michelle Reagan was on hand as Dr. Ben Carson signed on a few dotted lines and made it official.More >
  • Hit-and-run victim's boyfriend asks driver to come forward

    Hit-and-run victim's boyfriend asks driver to come forward

    Thursday, November 12 2015 10:52 PM EST2015-11-13 03:52:52 GMT
    Maureen Brown was badly injured in a hit-and-run wreck. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Maureen Brown was badly injured in a hit-and-run wreck. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    Will Souza says his girlfriend, Maureen Brown, was knocked unconscious and left in the street to die last month. To this day, the person who hit her remains a mystery. More >
    Will Souza says his girlfriend, Maureen Brown, was knocked unconscious and left in the street to die last month. To this day, the person who hit her remains a mystery. More >
  • Good Samaritan recounts helping dying friend

    Good Samaritan recounts helping dying friend

    Wednesday, November 11 2015 10:48 PM EST2015-11-12 03:48:43 GMT
    A good Samaritan gives his emotional account after helping a friend in the last seconds of his life.More >
    A good Samaritan gives his emotional account after helping a friend in the last seconds of his life.More >
  • Funeral held for Tempe Town Lake crash victims

    Funeral held for Tempe Town Lake crash victims

    Tuesday, November 3 2015 6:04 PM EST2015-11-03 23:04:12 GMT
    A mother and her three young children were laid to rest Tuesday, two weeks after their vehicle plunged into Tempe Town Lake. More >
    A mother and her three young children were laid to rest Tuesday, two weeks after their vehicle plunged into Tempe Town Lake. More >
  • Good Samaritan jumps in to save victim from fiery crash

    Good Samaritan jumps in to save victim from fiery crash

    Tuesday, November 3 2015 4:22 PM EST2015-11-03 21:22:14 GMT
    A good Samaritan risked his own life to save another on Saturday, jumping in to pull a victim from a burning car.More >
    A good Samaritan risked his own life to save another on Saturday, jumping in to pull a victim from a burning car.More >
  • Operation Safe Treat 2015

    Operation Safe Treat 2015

    Sunday, November 1 2015 12:18 AM EDT2015-11-01 04:18:26 GMT
    A major operation has wrapped up across the state to keep sex offenders off the streets. Investigators say 70 people have been arrested as part of Operation Safe Treat 2015.  More >
    A major operation has wrapped up across the state to keep sex offenders off the streets. Investigators say 70 people have been arrested as part of Operation Safe Treat 2015.  More >
  • Parents of teacher critically injured in hit-and-run plead for help

    Parents of teacher critically injured in hit-and-run plead for help

    Saturday, October 31 2015 12:33 AM EDT2015-10-31 04:33:01 GMT
    The parents of a Scottsdale middle school teacher who was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident are pleading for anyone with information to come forward.More >
    The parents of a Scottsdale middle school teacher who was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident are pleading for anyone with information to come forward.More >
  • Trespassing charges for day laborers who gather outside Phoenix Walmart?

    Trespassing charges for day laborers who gather outside Phoenix Walmart?

    Thursday, October 22 2015 10:26 PM EDT2015-10-23 02:26:04 GMT
    Day laborers may get kicked out after a recent stabbing in a Walmart parking lot. More >
    Day laborers may get kicked out after a recent stabbing in a Walmart parking lot. More >
  • Wickenburg flooding concerns

    Wickenburg flooding concerns

    Wednesday, October 21 2015 2:25 PM EDT2015-10-21 18:25:12 GMT
    It was a day of frustration Tuesday for Wickenburg residents, where the heavy rain meant more flooding trouble and a swollen Hassayampa River.  Residents had still been cleaning up from the last storm this summer, only to get hit again on Tuesday. More >
    It was a day of frustration Tuesday for Wickenburg residents, where the heavy rain meant more flooding trouble and a swollen Hassayampa River.  Residents had still been cleaning up from the last storm this summer, only to get hit again on Tuesday. More >
  • Valley agency helps victims of sex trafficking

    Friday, October 16 2015 10:43 PM EDT2015-10-17 02:43:52 GMT
    Sex trafficking is a very real concern in our community and one valley non-profit is committed to helping victims heal. Now, thanks to a Federal grant, Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development is ramping up efforts.More >
    Sex trafficking is a very real concern in our community and one valley non-profit is committed to helping victims heal. Now, thanks to a Federal grant, Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development is ramping up efforts.More >
  • Air traffic controller shortage may cause flight delays

    Wednesday, October 14 2015 9:07 PM EDT2015-10-15 01:07:39 GMT
    A shortage in the sky could mean trouble the next time you fly. The number of air traffic controllers has reached a 27-year low.More >
    A shortage in the sky could mean trouble the next time you fly. The number of air traffic controllers has reached a 27-year low.More >
  • Former classmate of suspected Flagstaff gunman speaks out

    Former classmate of suspected Flagstaff gunman speaks out

    Saturday, October 10 2015 12:58 AM EDT2015-10-10 04:58:14 GMT
    Steven Jones, the freshman at Northern Arizona University who opened fire on a group of fellow students at the Flagstaff campus Friday during a confrontation, is from the Glendale area. The 18-year-old attended a Christian home school program for two years.More >
    Steven Jones, the freshman at Northern Arizona University who opened fire on a group of fellow students at the Flagstaff campus Friday during a confrontation, is from the Glendale area. The 18-year-old attended a Christian home school program for two years.More >
  • Valley archer with one arm wins Para World Championships on road to Paralympics

    Friday, October 9 2015 2:26 PM EDT2015-10-09 18:26:20 GMT
    He's a Surprise math teacher by day and world champion archer by trade. Now, he's back from Germany after snagging the coveted gold medal! The paralympic athlete and world champion is now on his way to Rio for the 2016 Games, but his path to success wasn't easy. More >
    He's a Surprise math teacher by day and world champion archer by trade. Now, he's back from Germany after snagging the coveted gold medal! The paralympic athlete and world champion is now on his way to Rio for the 2016 Games, but his path to success wasn't easy. More >
  • Valley community colleges react to Oregon campus shooting

    Friday, October 2 2015 2:03 PM EDT2015-10-02 18:03:17 GMT
    The tragic shooting in Oregon now has some local college students wondering what's being done to protect them.  What are Arizona community colleges doing to try to preclude a similar horrific crime? College campus safety officials say it's all about preparedness. More >
    The tragic shooting in Oregon now has some local college students wondering what's being done to protect them.  What are Arizona community colleges doing to try to preclude a similar horrific crime? College campus safety officials say it's all about preparedness. More >
  • Students ditch classes after abrupt staff resignations

    Wednesday, September 30 2015 9:25 PM EDT2015-10-01 01:25:21 GMT
    Students say they feel like their school family is being torn apart and they want things back the way they were. Their chants could be heard echoing throughout the Sequoia Pathway campus. "Bring them back! Bring them back!" they yelled. More >
    Students say they feel like their school family is being torn apart and they want things back the way they were. Their chants could be heard echoing throughout the Sequoia Pathway campus. "Bring them back! Bring them back!" they yelled. More >
  • Planned Halloween party at cemetery stirs controversy

    Tuesday, September 29 2015 9:13 PM EDT2015-09-30 01:13:40 GMT
    A cemetery in the east Valley had been making plans to host a Halloween party in a graveyard. The cemetery thought it seemed like the perfect spooky setting. But not everyone likes the idea.More >
    A cemetery in the east Valley had been making plans to host a Halloween party in a graveyard. The cemetery thought it seemed like the perfect spooky setting. But not everyone likes the idea.More >
  • Woman says she took sick horse from Arizona City property to save its life

    Woman says she took sick horse from Arizona City property to save its life

    Tuesday, September 22 2015 11:29 PM EDT2015-09-23 03:29:22 GMT
    "He would have not made it had we not gotten him emergency medical attention," Shelly Sargeant said."He would have not made it had we not gotten him emergency medical attention," Shelly Sargeant said.
    Shelly Sargeant said she couldn't look away, especially after seeing several other dead horses. "As we drove along, we found more and more deceased animals," Sargeant said.More >
    Shelly Sargeant said she couldn't look away, especially after seeing several other dead horses. "As we drove along, we found more and more deceased animals," Sargeant said.More >
  • Valley cleans up after monsoon storms

    Wednesday, September 16 2015 12:18 AM EDT2015-09-16 04:18:41 GMT
    The sounds of chainsaws and wood chippers echoed through neighborhoods hit hard by mother nature Monday night. More >
    The sounds of chainsaws and wood chippers echoed through neighborhoods hit hard by mother nature Monday night. More >
  • Loop 202 victim tells her story

    Loop 202 victim tells her story

    Thursday, September 10 2015 9:16 PM EDT2015-09-11 01:16:54 GMT
     DPS officials now say two incidents reported on the Loop 202 may be related to the I-10 shootings investigation. This, after at least two people reported to DPS their cars were hit with projectiles in the Gilbert area. More >
     DPS officials now say two incidents reported on the Loop 202 may be related to the I-10 shootings investigation. This, after at least two people reported to DPS their cars were hit with projectiles in the Gilbert area. More >
  • Students struck by impaired driver in crosswalk

    Students struck by impaired driver in crosswalk

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 3:03 PM EDT2015-09-02 19:03:28 GMT
    Carlos Pedregon (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)Carlos Pedregon (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
     Two seventh-graders at Raul Castro Middle School are recovering after being hit by an impaired driver. More >
     Two seventh-graders at Raul Castro Middle School are recovering after being hit by an impaired driver. More >
  • Disabled man beaten in possible road rage incident

    Disabled man beaten in possible road rage incident

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 11:29 PM EDT2015-08-27 03:29:33 GMT
    Police have very little to go on. A dark colored twin-cab pickup truck was seen speeding out of the parking lot around 9:10 p.m. Sunday. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Police have very little to go on. A dark colored twin-cab pickup truck was seen speeding out of the parking lot around 9:10 p.m. Sunday. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    Gabriel Mayorga's family said he was just running to the grocery store for tortillas when he was attacked. Now the police need your help to find the person or people who beat Mayorga so brutally in what might have been a road rage incident.More >
    Gabriel Mayorga's family said he was just running to the grocery store for tortillas when he was attacked. Now the police need your help to find the person or people who beat Mayorga so brutally in what might have been a road rage incident.More >
  • What does hack of adultery website mean?

    What does hack of adultery website mean?

    Monday, July 20 2015 9:45 PM EDT2015-07-21 01:45:29 GMT
    Hackers are threatening to release the personal information of millions of Ashley Madison users. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Hackers are threatening to release the personal information of millions of Ashley Madison users. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    The hackers, known only as "The Impact Team," said if their demands are not met, they will expose the personal data of Ashley Madison's 37 million users,including financial information and sexual fantasies.More >
    The hackers, known only as "The Impact Team," said if their demands are not met, they will expose the personal data of Ashley Madison's 37 million users,including financial information and sexual fantasies.More >
  • Watchdog group to monitor 'Operation Jade Helm 15'

    Watchdog group to monitor 'Operation Jade Helm 15'

    Thursday, July 16 2015 12:19 AM EDT2015-07-16 04:19:17 GMT
    Counter Jade Helm is a group whose members plan to keep an eye on the operation and report what they see. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Counter Jade Helm is a group whose members plan to keep an eye on the operation and report what they see. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    Some are worried its the start of a military take over. Operation Jade Helm 15 began Wednesday in seven states, including here in the valley. Critics say the military has gone too far, even calling it a quiet invasion. But there is volunteer organization that plans to keep an eye on things.More >
    Some are worried its the start of a military take over. Operation Jade Helm 15 began Wednesday in seven states, including here in the valley. Critics say the military has gone too far, even calling it a quiet invasion. But there is volunteer organization that plans to keep an eye on things.More >
  • Coach accused of sex with minor speaks about charges

    Coach accused of sex with minor speaks about charges

    Tuesday, July 14 2015 8:36 PM EDT2015-07-15 00:36:51 GMT
    Sheron Butler spoke out at his initial court appearance. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Sheron Butler spoke out at his initial court appearance. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    "I've never done anything, and I have all the belief that all this will be set free because the school itself has information," Butler told a judge. It was an unusual move for an initial court appearance. The 36-year-old spoke to the judge and maintained his innocence. He is charged with four felony counts of sexual conduct with a minor.More >
    "I've never done anything, and I have all the belief that all this will be set free because the school itself has information," Butler told a judge. It was an unusual move for an initial court appearance. The 36-year-old spoke to the judge and maintained his innocence. He is charged with four felony counts of sexual conduct with a minor.More >
  • FIRST LOOK

    Body cam video of arrest of NFL's Donovan McNabb released

    Monday, July 13 2015 10:32 PM EDT2015-07-14 02:32:30 GMT
    Donovan McNabb (Source: Gilbert Police Department)Donovan McNabb (Source: Gilbert Police Department)
    The June 28 arrest was the second time former NFL star Donvan McNabb had been arrested for DUI in the past 18 months. With the release of the body cam video, we are hearing how he tried to talk his way out of the situation. More >
    The June 28 arrest was the second time former NFL star Donvan McNabb had been arrested for DUI in the past 18 months. With the release of the body cam video, we are hearing how he tried to talk his way out of the situation. More >
  • Camera catches man stealing from animal rescue

    Camera catches man stealing from animal rescue

    Thursday, July 9 2015 7:54 PM EDT2015-07-09 23:54:31 GMT
    (Source: HALO Animal Rescue)(Source: HALO Animal Rescue)
    HALO Animal Rescue is overwhelmed and is desperate for the community's help in spreading the word to help find Valley dogs and cats their forever home. The last thing they need on top of this problem is to be a victim of theft. On Tuesday, a man was caught on camera stealing a cash donation box from the rescue's adoption center inside Metrocenter Mall. More >
    HALO Animal Rescue is overwhelmed and is desperate for the community's help in spreading the word to help find Valley dogs and cats their forever home. The last thing they need on top of this problem is to be a victim of theft. On Tuesday, a man was caught on camera stealing a cash donation box from the rescue's adoption center inside Metrocenter Mall. More >
  • Valley girl fighting cancer gets big boost from Taylor Swift

    Valley girl fighting cancer gets big boost from Taylor Swift

    Wednesday, July 8 2015 8:55 PM EDT2015-07-09 00:55:21 GMT
    Taylor Swift has earned herself a reputation of being not only talented, but loyal and generous to her fans.More >
    Taylor Swift has earned herself a reputation of being not only talented, but loyal and generous to her fans.More >
  • Folks seek out discounted dentistry in Mexico

    Folks seek out discounted dentistry in Mexico

    Sunday, July 5 2015 7:26 PM EDT2015-07-05 23:26:15 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    Sitting in a dentist chair is hardly a vacation, but more and more Valley residents are crossing the border near Yuma to get their dental work done.More >
    Sitting in a dentist chair is hardly a vacation, but more and more Valley residents are crossing the border near Yuma to get their dental work done.More >
  • Confederate flag controversy reaches Arizona

    Confederate flag controversy reaches Arizona

    Wednesday, June 24 2015 10:35 PM EDT2015-06-25 02:35:36 GMT
    The debate surrounding the Confederate flag has reached Arizona. The national debate sparked following last week's church shooting in South Carolina, after the suspect had been photographed waving the Confederate flag. Now, several retailers, including many right here in the Valley, are pulling the flags from their store shelves and websites.
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    The debate surrounding the Confederate flag has reached Arizona. The national debate sparked following last week's church shooting in South Carolina, after the suspect had been photographed waving the Confederate flag. Now, several retailers, including many right here in the Valley, are pulling the flags from their store shelves and websites.

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  • Local reaction to President Obama's use of N-word

    Local reaction to President Obama's use of N-word

    Monday, June 22 2015 8:38 PM EDT2015-06-23 00:38:52 GMT
    President Obama sparked controversy when he used strong language to make a point about racism. (Source: CNN)President Obama sparked controversy when he used strong language to make a point about racism. (Source: CNN)
    The jarring word has certainly sparked dialogue. Obama said he used the word to make a point.

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    The jarring word has certainly sparked dialogue. Obama said he used the word to make a point.


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  • Construction to connect 51, Black Mountain Blvd. underway

    Construction to connect 51, Black Mountain Blvd. underway

    Friday, June 19 2015 6:54 PM EDT2015-06-19 22:54:57 GMT
    The HOV lanes from northbound 51 to Loop 101 will be closed for most of the summer. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)The HOV lanes from northbound 51 to Loop 101 will be closed for most of the summer. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    A multi-million dollar construction project is now underway, and it might mean headaches for commuters and unwanted noise for residents.More >
    A multi-million dollar construction project is now underway, and it might mean headaches for commuters and unwanted noise for residents.More >
  • County health department launches 'Surviving Arizona's Extreme Heat' campaign

    County health department launches 'Surviving Arizona's Extreme Heat' campaign

    Thursday, June 18 2015 11:34 PM EDT2015-06-19 03:34:32 GMT
    (Source: Maricopa County Dept. of Public Health)(Source: Maricopa County Dept. of Public Health)
    With the Valley now in day four of temperatures well above the 110-degree mark, county health officials say it's prolonged exposure to the extreme heat that is the biggest danger.More >
    With the Valley now in day four of temperatures well above the 110-degree mark, county health officials say it's prolonged exposure to the extreme heat that is the biggest danger.More >
  • AZ Humane Society flooded with calls of pets in possible heat stress

    AZ Humane Society flooded with calls of pets in possible heat stress

    Thursday, June 18 2015 6:33 AM EDT2015-06-18 10:33:16 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    The Arizona Humane Society has been flooded with calls for welfare checks this week.More >
    The Arizona Humane Society has been flooded with calls for welfare checks this week.More >
  • Phoenix Fire Dept. warns of excessive heat dangers

    Phoenix Fire Dept. warns of excessive heat dangers

    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    The heat has first responders reminding everyone to be cautious. On Monday, there were several heat-related complaints to firefighters and police, and hot cars are a big concern with these soaring temperatures.More >
    The heat has first responders reminding everyone to be cautious. On Monday, there were several heat-related complaints to firefighters and police, and hot cars are a big concern with these soaring temperatures.More >
  • BASE jumpers' terrifying close call caught on camera

    BASE jumpers' terrifying close call caught on camera

    Wednesday, June 10 2015 7:29 PM EDT2015-06-10 23:29:14 GMT
    The jumpers' tangled chutes were useless. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)The jumpers' tangled chutes were useless. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    It was a close call for two BASE jumpers who took a leap off the Superstition Mountains. They ended up tangled on the way down but managed to free themselves before it was too late.More >
    It was a close call for two BASE jumpers who took a leap off the Superstition Mountains. They ended up tangled on the way down but managed to free themselves before it was too late.More >
  • Young patient remembers doctor killed in motorcycle crash

    Young patient remembers doctor killed in motorcycle crash

    Dr. Robert ArceciDr. Robert Arceci

    "He has given us so much hope and there is an antibody out there that he was working on that could possible cure this illness," said 4-year-old Vivian's mother.

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    "He has given us so much hope and there is an antibody out there that he was working on that could possible cure this illness," said 4-year-old Vivian's mother.

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  • Imminent landmark ruling on same-sex marriage sparks debate

    Imminent landmark ruling on same-sex marriage sparks debate

    Monday, June 8 2015 7:44 PM EDT2015-06-08 23:44:10 GMT
    (Source: Mark Fischer / Flickr  / MGN)(Source: Mark Fischer / Flickr / MGN)
    James Obergefell, the plaintiff at the heart of the Supreme Court case that could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide, made a stop in the Valley to help be a voice for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population.More >
    James Obergefell, the plaintiff at the heart of the Supreme Court case that could legalize same-sex marriage nationwide, made a stop in the Valley to help be a voice for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population.More >
  • Inside look at fighting AZ wildfires

    Inside look at fighting AZ wildfires

    Wednesday, June 3 2015 12:13 AM EDT2015-06-03 04:13:09 GMT
    The Guadalupe Fire (Source: U.S. Forest Service)The Guadalupe Fire (Source: U.S. Forest Service)
    A wildfire on the Arizona/New Mexico border has burned about 250 acres. The "Guadalupe Fire" is burning grass and brush in the Coronado National Forest, about 30 miles east of Douglas. Nothing is immediately threatened, but there is a ranch not too far away.More >
    A wildfire on the Arizona/New Mexico border has burned about 250 acres. The "Guadalupe Fire" is burning grass and brush in the Coronado National Forest, about 30 miles east of Douglas. Nothing is immediately threatened, but there is a ranch not too far away.More >
  • MCSO releases information surrounding deceased deputy

    MCSO releases information surrounding deceased deputy

    We have obtained new pictures and information about a former Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy whose death has opened up the Sheriff's Office to questions about how it conducts traffic stops.More >
    We have obtained new pictures and information about a former Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy whose death has opened up the Sheriff's Office to questions about how it conducts traffic stops.More >
  • Sheriff Joe on dangers of drinking and water play

    Sheriff Joe on dangers of drinking and water play

    Friday, May 22 2015 12:50 AM EDT2015-05-22 04:50:00 GMT
    With Memorial Day weekend almost here, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputies are stepping up their patrols on local lakes and rivers. Ashleigh Barry was granted access and allowed to take a ride on Sheriff Joe Arpaio's airboat, which patrols the Salt River.More >
    With Memorial Day weekend almost here, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputies are stepping up their patrols on local lakes and rivers. Ashleigh Barry was granted access and allowed to take a ride on Sheriff Joe Arpaio's airboat, which patrols the Salt River.More >
  • Dress for Success launches Mobile Career Center

    Dress for Success launches Mobile Career Center

    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    Valley women in need are about to get door-to-door service basically, thanks to a local nonprofit organization. Dress for Success is about to hit the road in the Valley, the first of its kind in the state.More >
    Valley women in need are about to get door-to-door service basically, thanks to a local nonprofit organization. Dress for Success is about to hit the road in the Valley, the first of its kind in the state.More >
  • Pool safety reminders

    Pool safety reminders

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 11:17 PM EDT2015-05-20 03:17:31 GMT
    With poolside plans being made for Memorial Day, now is the time people need to make their safety plans as well. For one Valley mom, it was a lesson she learned early in life, and a lesson she'll never forget.More >
    With poolside plans being made for Memorial Day, now is the time people need to make their safety plans as well. For one Valley mom, it was a lesson she learned early in life, and a lesson she'll never forget.More >
  • $40 million taxpayer dollars for sheriff lawsuit

    $40 million taxpayer dollars for sheriff lawsuit

    Tuesday, May 19 2015 12:46 AM EDT2015-05-19 04:46:03 GMT
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    $40 million taxpayer dollars. That's what Maricopa County supervisors say valley residents must pay for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's racial profiling lawsuit.More >
    $40 million taxpayer dollars. That's what Maricopa County supervisors say valley residents must pay for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's racial profiling lawsuit.More >
  • Bystander video shows dramatic police situation

    Bystander video shows dramatic police situation

    New video shows a Phoenix police officer caught in a harrowing situation. The dramatic incident unfolded on the corner of 16th and Van Buren streets on March 11.More >
    New video shows a Phoenix police officer caught in a harrowing situation. The dramatic incident unfolded on the corner of 16th and Van Buren streets on March 11.More >
  • Family of murdered man desperate for answers

    Family of murdered man desperate for answers

    Tuesday, May 12 2015 10:13 AM EDT2015-05-12 14:13:13 GMT
    Marcos Madrigal, 40, was shot and killed outside the Canyon Palm apartment complex Saturday morning. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)Marcos Madrigal, 40, was shot and killed outside the Canyon Palm apartment complex Saturday morning. (Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    PHOENIX - Family and friends gathered to remember a man who was mysteriously murdered at a Valley apartment complex. The gunman is still on the loose and police don't have many leads.Just a day after Mother's Day, an unsolved murder leaves a mother in tears, and a family gathered for a vigil in the neighborhood where Marcos Madrigal, 40, was shot and killed Saturday morning."My brother was a fighter so when we heard it was a bullet to the back of the head, there's no way that would have happe...More >
    PHOENIX - Family and friends gathered to remember a man who was mysteriously murdered at a Valley apartment complex. The gunman is still on the loose and police don't have many leads.Just a day after Mother's Day, an unsolved murder leaves a mother in tears, and a family gathered for a vigil in the neighborhood where Marcos Madrigal, 40, was shot and killed Saturday morning."My brother was a fighter so when we heard it was a bullet to the back of the head, there's no way that would have happe...More >
  • Valley AmeriCorps volunteers heading to Oklahoma

    Valley AmeriCorps volunteers heading to Oklahoma

    Saturday, May 9 2015 12:15 AM EDT2015-05-09 04:15:43 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    Right now, at least a dozen counties are in a state of emergency in Oklahoma. There's significant damage across the state. Now, two Valley residents are stepping in to help.More >
    Right now, at least a dozen counties are in a state of emergency in Oklahoma. There's significant damage across the state. Now, two Valley residents are stepping in to help.More >
  • Family living with bedbugs, roaches in Phoenix apartment

    Family living with bedbugs, roaches in Phoenix apartment

    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    A Valley mother says her apartment is infested with roaches and bedbugs. She says the property manager has been slow to take care of the problem. That is, until we got involved.More >
    A Valley mother says her apartment is infested with roaches and bedbugs. She says the property manager has been slow to take care of the problem. That is, until we got involved.More >
  • Teacher turns homeless for cause

    Teacher turns homeless for cause

    Friday, May 1 2015 12:56 AM EDT2015-05-01 04:56:18 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    A Navy veteran who's also a middle school reading teacher is now homeless. It's not because he lost his job; he's trying to raise awareness.More >
    A Navy veteran who's also a middle school reading teacher is now homeless. It's not because he lost his job; he's trying to raise awareness.More >
  • Self-esteem workshop helps Valley students

    Self-esteem workshop helps Valley students

    Thursday, April 30 2015 9:16 AM EDT2015-04-30 13:16:37 GMT
    A Valley elementary school is helping kids deal with bullying, thanks to a Valley nonprofit called MASK, or Mothers Awareness on School-Age Kids. MASK offers more than 72 programs to help empower children and their families.More >
    A Valley elementary school is helping kids deal with bullying, thanks to a Valley nonprofit called MASK, or Mothers Awareness on School-Age Kids. MASK offers more than 72 programs to help empower children and their families.More >
  • Woman pleads for stolen dog's return

    Woman pleads for stolen dog's return

    Wednesday, April 29 2015 1:10 AM EDT2015-04-29 05:10:51 GMT
     A Valley woman who lost her dog says the person who allegedly found it is now taunting her. A Craigslist ad to locate "Frankie" has turned ugly, and the person who claims to have the canine isn't looking for a ransom.More >
     A Valley woman who lost her dog says the person who allegedly found it is now taunting her. A Craigslist ad to locate "Frankie" has turned ugly, and the person who claims to have the canine isn't looking for a ransom.
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  • Valley consultant: Communication key to preventing riots

    Valley consultant: Communication key to preventing riots

    Tuesday, April 28 2015 8:07 AM EDT2015-04-28 12:07:00 GMT

    Phoenix attorney Gerald Richard said efforts to prevent similar violence mainly entail communication, something he said is the foundation of all peace efforts

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    Phoenix attorney Gerald Richard said efforts to prevent similar violence mainly entail communication, something he said is the foundation of all peace efforts

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  • Pat's Run participant with artificial heart is making history

    Pat's Run participant with artificial heart is making history

    Pat's Run is Saturday, in honor of Pat Tillman, the former Cardinals player-turned-Army ranger who was killed in a friendly fire incident more than a decade ago. Some of the athletes who run in Tillman's name are pretty remarkable in their own right.More >
    Pat's Run is Saturday, in honor of Pat Tillman, the former Cardinals player-turned-Army ranger who was killed in a friendly fire incident more than a decade ago. Some of the athletes who run in Tillman's name are pretty remarkable in their own right.More >
  • Valley teachers say 2 percent raise is not enough

    Valley teachers say 2 percent raise is not enough

    Friday, April 24 2015 1:16 AM EDT2015-04-24 05:16:34 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    A vote to raise teacher pay in one Valley school district finally took place one week after a board meeting took a surprising turn.More >
    A vote to raise teacher pay in one Valley school district finally took place one week after a board meeting took a surprising turn.More >
  • Marana police officer explains why he rammed armed suspect

    Marana police officer explains why he rammed armed suspect

    Thursday, April 23 2015 12:25 AM EDT2015-04-23 04:25:36 GMT
    (Source: Marana Police Department via AP)(Source: Marana Police Department via AP)
    We are going inside the brain of an Arizona police officer who made a split-second decision to run over an armed suspect with his patrol car. In a newly released interview, the Marana police officer says from his seat, he only had two options and he chose the best one.More >
    We are going inside the brain of an Arizona police officer who made a split-second decision to run over an armed suspect with his patrol car. In a newly released interview, the Marana police officer says from his seat, he only had two options and he chose the best one.More >
  • The perils of plumping; warnings about the "Kylie Jenner challenge"

    The perils of plumping; warnings about the "Kylie Jenner challenge"

    Wednesday, April 22 2015 1:42 AM EDT2015-04-22 05:42:33 GMT
     In the past 24 hours, the "Kylie Jenner Challenge" to plump up your lips has blown up online. Teens put their mouths into a small glass and suck as hard as they can, causing their lips to temporarily swell up. And then, it's time to take a selfie.More >
     In the past 24 hours, the "Kylie Jenner Challenge" to plump up your lips has blown up online. Teens put their mouths into a small glass and suck as hard as they can, causing their lips to temporarily swell up. And then, it's time to take a selfie.More >
  • Special friendship leads to 'Rally for Sally'

    Special friendship leads to 'Rally for Sally'

    Saturday, April 18 2015 11:44 PM EDT2015-04-19 03:44:46 GMT
    ANTHEM -- Arizonans are pretty self-reliant. We want to do things for ourselves, But sometimes it's ok to get help. Two Anthem women are proof.Despite the severe pain and challenges with a new walker, Sally Grimes still manages to have a good sense of humor. Her infectious laugh and determination in her stride is quite familiar in Anthem. "The customers laugh at me because I say I'm hurrying I'm hurrying!" saris Grimes. She has worked at the Anthem Walgreens for more than a decade.Tawn Smith ...More >
    ANTHEM -- Arizonans are pretty self-reliant. We want to do things for ourselves, But sometimes it's ok to get help. Two Anthem women are proof.Despite the severe pain and challenges with a new walker, Sally Grimes still manages to have a good sense of humor. Her infectious laugh and determination in her stride is quite familiar in Anthem. "The customers laugh at me because I say I'm hurrying I'm hurrying!" saris Grimes. She has worked at the Anthem Walgreens for more than a decade.Tawn Smith ...More >
  • Animal shelter volunteers making a difference

    Animal shelter volunteers making a difference

    They don't do it for the money, or the recognition. They do it for the love of animals. It's National Volunteer Week, and Valley volunteers are sharing their stories about why they turned their compassion into an everyday passion.More >
    They don't do it for the money, or the recognition. They do it for the love of animals. It's National Volunteer Week, and Valley volunteers are sharing their stories about why they turned their compassion into an everyday passion.More >
  • Valley shelters offer low-cost services for National Pet ID Week

    Valley shelters offer low-cost services for National Pet ID Week

    Thursday, April 16 2015 1:38 AM EDT2015-04-16 05:38:45 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)
    It's pretty scary when your pet goes missing, but you can have a little peace of mind and give your pet the best chance of coming home. In honor of National Pet ID Week, Valley shelters are offering low-cost microchipping.More >
    It's pretty scary when your pet goes missing, but you can have a little peace of mind and give your pet the best chance of coming home. In honor of National Pet ID Week, Valley shelters are offering low-cost microchipping.More >
  • Three school board members walk out of meeting about teacher pay

    Three school board members walk out of meeting about teacher pay

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 12:58 AM EDT2015-04-15 04:58:20 GMT
    A vote to raise teacher pay in one valley district took a surprising turn when three members of the school board walked out. More >
    A vote to raise teacher pay in one valley district took a surprising turn when three members of the school board walked out. More >
  • Child's letter to Gilbert PD raises awareness about distracted driving

    Child's letter to Gilbert PD raises awareness about distracted driving

    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the timing coincides perfectly with a letter that was addressed to the Gilbert chief of police this week.More >
    April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the timing coincides perfectly with a letter that was addressed to the Gilbert chief of police this week.More >
  • Farmers market scam warning

    Farmers market scam warning

    Thursday, April 9 2015 4:39 PM EDT2015-04-09 20:39:54 GMT
    (Source: KPHO/KTVK)(Source: KPHO/KTVK)

    Farmers markets across the Valley are a great way to get fresh fruits and vegetables, but do you really know what you're buying?

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    Farmers markets across the Valley are a great way to get fresh fruits and vegetables, but do you really know what you're buying?

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  • Witnesses talk about deadly officer-involved shooting

    Witnesses talk about deadly officer-involved shooting

    Monday, April 6 2015 11:34 PM EDT2015-04-07 03:34:14 GMT
    "It was just horrendous; it seemed like cops were everywhere," one witness said. Another witness who wanted to remain anonymous said there were complicated, confusing and traumatizing moments leading up to the shooting. More >
    "It was just horrendous; it seemed like cops were everywhere," one witness said. Another witness who wanted to remain anonymous said there were complicated, confusing and traumatizing moments leading up to the shooting. More >
  • 71-year-old man beaten on Sun City golf course

    71-year-old man beaten on Sun City golf course

    Thursday, March 12 2015 1:43 AM EDT2015-03-12 05:43:54 GMT
    A 71-year-old man says he was beaten unconscious while walking his service dog on a Sun City golf course Sunday.More >
    A 71-year-old man says he was beaten unconscious while walking his service dog on a Sun City golf course Sunday.More >
  • Valley children receive new books

    Valley children receive new books

    A Valley girl who has never owned a book now has plenty to read thanks to a generous donation from an organization helping children in need.More >
    A Valley girl who has never owned a book now has plenty to read thanks to a generous donation from an organization helping children in need.More >
  • Suspect demanding ransom for lost dogs may be using Craigslist

    Suspect demanding ransom for lost dogs may be using Craigslist

    Friday, March 6 2015 12:28 AM EST2015-03-06 05:28:10 GMT
    Valley dog owners who are putting up posters and using the Internet to locate their lost pets are getting calls back from someone demanding a ransom.More >
    Valley dog owners who are putting up posters and using the Internet to locate their lost pets are getting calls back from someone demanding a ransom.More >
  • Valley elementary school student diagnosed with meningitis

    Valley elementary school student diagnosed with meningitis

    Wednesday, March 4 2015 11:56 PM EST2015-03-05 04:56:28 GMT
    Parents are dealing with a health scare at a Glendale school. A letter was sent home to parents warning them that a student was recently diagnosed with meningitis.More >
    Parents are dealing with a health scare at a Glendale school. A letter was sent home to parents warning them that a student was recently diagnosed with meningitis.
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  • Measles PSA urges vaccines

    Measles PSA urges vaccines

    Tuesday, March 3 2015 6:38 PM EST2015-03-03 23:38:12 GMT
    The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is participating in a nationwide PSA program that urges parents to protect the health of all children by vaccinating their own.More >
    The Maricopa County Department of Public Health is participating in a nationwide PSA program that urges parents to protect the health of all children by vaccinating their own.More >