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AMBER Alert issued for 1-month-old Yuma boy

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Find out what criteria must be met before law enforcement can issue an Amber Alert. An AMBER Alert has been issued out of Yuma for a 1-month-old boy. Officials say Israel Lopez was abducted by his father, Alfredo Lopez, wh

AZCentral, 12 min. ago

50 students start down grueling path in Mayo Med School's inaugural Scottsdale class

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE The first class of students at Mayo Clinic's Arizona med school began coursework in July 2017. A group of 50 Mayo Med School students recently began the first steps of a rigorous four-year journey to become medical doctors

AZCentral, 33 min. ago

Arizona Supreme Court lets ruling stand that protects Republic journalist's notes

The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a case against an Arizona Republic editor after a 19-month legal battle in which the newspaper argued that he did not have to turn over his unpublished notes from an interview with a crime victim. John D'Ann

AZCentral, 52 min. ago

Flooding causes road damage, closures at Lake Mead

Heavy rains led to flooding within Lake Mead National Recreation Area in northwest Arizona on Tuesday, causing multiple road closures, according to the National Parks Service. No injuries were reported, park officials said. According to the National Weat

AZCentral, today, 03:15

Tempe man accused of stealing identity of baby murdered in 1982

A Tempe man was arrested on suspicion of stealing and using the identity of a baby murdered in 1982, according to a court document. Jeremiah Elton Ash, 35, is accused of stealing the identity of Michael Anthony Lewis II, who died as a 10-month-old in 198

AZCentral, today, 00:56

Man, 20, seriously injured in Phoenix shooting

A 20-year-old man was in serious condition after being shot in the chest and rib area Tuesday evening, Phoenix fire officials said. The man was taken to a trauma center for treatment. The shooting occurred in the 1800 block of West Ocotillo Road, said Sg

AZCentral, today, 00:29

1 killed, 3 injured in wrong-way crash in Flagstaff

A wrong-way driver was killed on Interstate 40 in Flagstaff early Tuesday, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. DPS said a pickup truck driving west in the eastbound lanes on I-40 collided with another vehicle near milepost 201. After th

AZCentral, today, 00:22

Portion of SR 87 closed after semitruck filled with lumber rolls over

A portion of State Route 87 north of Mesa was closed Tuesday evening after a semitruck loaded with lumber rolled over on the highway, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The agency said the northbound lanes were closed at Gilbert Road

AZCentral, today, 00:11

'Love lives on' at funeral for 10 victims of Payson-area flash flood

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE A funeral procession leaves St. Patrick Catholic Community in Scottsdale and heads to Paradise Memorial Gardens, July 25, 2017, for the burial of 10 victims of a flash flood near Payson. She was a single mother. She raised

AZCentral, yesterday, 23:40

Tempe police release body-camera footage of newborn baby found in grocery cart

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Tempe police have released body-camera footage of a newborn found June 4, 2017, outside a Food City store. Tempe Police Department Tempe police have released body-camera footage from the evening of June 4, when a newborn b

AZCentral, yesterday, 22:58

Official: Firms won't sell execution drugs to Arizona

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Midazolam is supposed to prevent condemned prisoners from suffering while they die. But opponents say several problematic executions involving the drug are evidence that it doesn't work consistently. PHOENIX (AP) — An Ariz

AZCentral, yesterday, 22:27

Report: Wrong-way driver who killed 2 sisters, self had high BAC level

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Cathy Hocking accepts a degree from Grand Canyon University on behalf of her daughter, Karli Richardson, 20, who died in a car crash on I-17 along with her sister, Kelsey, 18, on April 14, 2017. Hannah Gaber/

AZCentral, yesterday, 21:56

Prescott sells Fire Station 7 of Granite Mountain Hotshots

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A fire station that was the former home of the Granite Mountain Hotshots in Prescott has been sold. The Prescott City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to accept a bid of $362,500 from the Arizona Service Company Inc. for Fire Stat

AZCentral, yesterday, 21:11

Arizona nursing board: GCU's RN program has made 'tremendous improvements' since censure

The president of the state's nursing board says Grand Canyon University's registered nursing program has made "tremendous improvements" since agreeing to be censured last year for alleged violations of nursing rules.  The Arizona State Board...

AZCentral, yesterday, 20:37

Lin Sue Cooney: Hospice workers give patient virtual train ride

During my 34 years in TV news, people would often go out of their way to thank me for a great story or to praise the news team. These days, I’m still stopped by folks who want to share a lovely compliment — but now, it sounds something like this: “I just

AZCentral, yesterday, 19:58

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