Stories tagged: "tempe"


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Seven Months After George Floyd’s Killing — Has Policing Really Changed in Arizona?

Maricopa County-area law enforcement have shot at more people in the months since Floyd's death than during the same time frame in previous years.

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Tempe to Vote Next Month on New Affordable Housing Initiative

Advocates say the proposed funding structure setup has been done in other large US cities, but it’s the first of its kind in Arizona. Tempe Mayor Corey Woods is pushing for the city to adopt a new affordable housing initiative that would bring more workforce housing to Tempe.  Woods’ initiative, called Hometown for All, would...

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Tempe Officer Repeatedly Accused of Excessive Force Will Keep Job

An investigation found Officer Ronald Kerzaya violated several policies and he won't return as a patrol officer for at least one year.

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Arizona Expected to be Hit Hardest by Incoming ‘Tsunami of Evictions’

Arizona’s eviction and foreclosure rates were already double the national average before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Train Derails on Tempe Bridge, as Many as 10 Railroad Cars Catch Fire

The Tempe Town Lake area was filled with smoke Wednesday morning after a train derailed on a bridge and its cars caught fire. Here's what we know so far.

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Tempe Teen Death Ruled a Homicide, Report Says, But Police Officer Will Not Face Charges

A medical examiner report ruled Antonio Arce's a homicide, but the officer who shot him won't face charges.

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Tempe Just Elected Its First Black Mayor And First Indigenous City Council Member

Election results show Mayor-Elect Corey Woods beat incumbent Mark Mitchell by 14%, and Doreen Garlid won with the most votes at 25%.