Alexa's Top Stories

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A Phoenix mother has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and child abuse in the 2000, 16 death of her daughter, who had ingested meth.  Phoenix police officers were called to the apartment homes near 19th Avenue and Dunlap in response to a child not breathing.  They worked to revive the child but she was pronounced dead at the scene.


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A Phoenix couple and their dogs are homeless this morning after a fire tore through their home Tuesday night.  When firefighters arrived at the home near 35th avenue and Yorkshire drive just before 11 p-m, they found smoke 2 to 3 feet off the ground and a bedroom engulfed in flames along with smoke coming from both ends of the home.  The cause of the fire is being investigated. 


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Medical marijuana activists in Arizona are closely watching Congress this month to see if lawmakers will extend federal protections for dispensaries and patients.  Supporters say that if certain protections are allowed to expire later this month, state-approved medical marijuana businesses across the country could be at risk of federal raids.  Attorney General Jeff Sessions is an outspoken critic of cannabis.


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A dog rescued from a Valley canal is now ready to find his forever home.  Noah is a two-year-old Labrador Retriever who was found treading water in a Phoenix canal.  Now that he has made a full recovery, and this adventurous little fellow is ready to find a new home.  Interested families are encouraged to call the Arizona Humane Society's Sunny slope campus.


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Another loss for the slumping Phoenix suns.  They fell last night to the Sacramento Kings 99 to 92.  The Suns  have now dropped nine of 11 and fell to 0-3 since losing leading scorer Devin Booker to an injury.


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