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A woman died in a Glendale apartment fire early Monday, Jan. 13.

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Gov. Doug Ducey sent a letter Jan. 8 to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao urging her to prioritize funding for the Tonto Creek Bridge in Gila County.

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A Peoria man who plotted his wife’s murder for two years before killing her was sentenced to death last week.

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Three months ago, White Claw, arguably the hottest beverage in the country, was introduced to the West Valley, arguably the hottest economic center in Arizona.

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Abrazo Arrowhead Campus is holding a surgical weight-loss informational seminar at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the Abrazo Arrowhead Campus Physician Plaza Palo Verde Room, 18699 N. 67th Avenue, Glendale.

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Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers is once again hosting a community blood drive from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the Glendale Civic Center Annex building,  5750 W Glenn Drive, Glendale.

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The Food and Drug Administration stunned many in late December when it raised the age to buy tobacco and vaping products to 21. Retailers around the West Valley said they were not anticipating this; however, some understand the benefits the new law can bring. 

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The new year was not even six hours old when the first homicide of 2020 hit Glendale.

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A Scottsdale financial advisor with a questionable history is the subject of a lawsuit alleging he breached his fiduciary duty when he made risky investments on behalf of a Glendale resident.

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The League of Women Voters-Northwest Maricopa County hosts a meeting with Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 17540 N. Avenue of the Arts, Surprise. 

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A horrid ordeal started with a carjacking in the south end of Phoenix and ended with a shooting near the Glendale/Peoria border.

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Attorney General Mark Brnovich said an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon with offices in Glendale and Peoria has been fraudulently billing for years.

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The sale of the Glen Lakes Golf Course was approved by Glendale City Council in December. With Bart Turner and Jamie Aldama opposed, council voted 5-2 to approve the $6.5 million sale to Towne Development.

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Glendale, Peoria and Phoenix firefighters responded to a house fire Sunday night at a home near 71st Avenue and Deer Valley Road.

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On Jan. 4, 2019, Glendale Police Department Sgt. Joshua Wade used a ladder to climb up to a window of a burning motorhome. With assistance from a neighbor, Wade pulled an elderly man from the home.

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Fueled by CB scanners picking up police chatter, a small section of the population ardently started following law enforcement communications decades ago.

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A state lawmaker is seeking to force state health officials to do something they have previously rejected: allow the use of medical marijuana to treat autism.

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One lucky guest at Desert Diamond Casino West Valley hit the jackpot for more than $1 million, scoring plenty of holiday shopping money.

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Glendale City Manager Kevin Phelps handed out an early Christmas present Friday: He promoted Chris Briggs from interim chief of police. Briggs “will now serve in his law enforcement leadership role permanently,” said Phelps.

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The 65-foot sign that lit up last week is also a sign that the opening of the Desert Diamond Casino West Valley is approaching.

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The new year will usher in a new way for Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division customers to get license plates, registration tabs and many documents such as vehicle titles.

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Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Israel Carrasco, 22, and his older brother Enrique Luna, 24, entered guilty pleas in the 2016 murder of 21-year-old Christopher Gonzales Cummings inside his Glendale apartment.

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After decades of planning and preparation, years of litigation and 36 months of digging, blasting and back-breaking work, the Congressman Ed Pastor Freeway connecting the east and west valleys is about to open.

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Vehicle and body camera footage of the Nov. 4 fatal shooting by police of Matthew Rasmussen was released Friday by the Glendale Police Department.

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Banner Health announced the acquisition of Phoenix Orthopedic Consultants, a physician practice located in Glendale. As a result of the acquisition, four orthopedic surgeons and one certified nurse practitioner have joined Banner Health’s medical group.

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Dr. Jason Reynolds was selected Monday to become Peoria Unified School District’s next superintendent, starting July 1.

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Arizona education officials are sponsoring a bill improving oversight of “non-certified educators,’’ plugging loopholes some accused sex offenders, and others with questionable backgrounds, have used to slip through in the past.

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Some Glendale parents are challenging proposed Deer Valley Unified School District boundary changes. A “contentious” meeting over changes some Arrowhead Ranch residents are displeased about was held Dec. 10 at Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale.

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On Monday, a Glendale Police officer shot Julius Grant,  the suspect of a fatal shooting earlier in the day at a Glendale staffing agency. 

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