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Phoenix man charged in email thefts at over 75 universities

A Phoenix man has been charged with trying to hack into email accounts at over 75 universities nationwide. Jonathan Powell was arrested Wednesday and held for arraignment in Phoenix federal court. The New York prosecution alleges Powell successfully mined accounts for private information at a New York school from his work computer at a Phoenix […]

AZ police departments have more than 6,000 untested rape kits

A special state task force has found that Arizona law enforcement agencies have more than 6,000 untested rape kits. The Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kit Task Force concluded that there are 6,424 untested kits in the state. READ THE TASK FORCE OFFICIAL REPORT Governor Doug Ducey has pledged to make sure every one of those […]

Why does downtown Phoenix have a ‘tunnel?’

The Papago Freeway Tunnel, more commonly known as the Deck Park Tunnel, wasn’t part of the original plans when opened in 1990 Rand McNally and Google Maps must love the flat, square precision of our town. Local vernacular is steeped in the north, south, east, west grid. Here’s a text I recently sent my teenage […]

You can now print duplicate temporary driver licenses at home

You can now print duplicate temporary driver licenses or IDs at home. It’s one less trip you’ll have to make to the MVD. (And one more line you won’t have to face.) According to the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division, you’ll now be able to print duplicate temporary driver licenses or IDs at […]

Arizona lawmaker wants Tucson to stop destroying guns

An Arizona lawmaker says the city of Tucson is violating a state law by destroying guns turned in by residents or seized from crime investigations.     Rep. Mark Finchem has filed a complaint accusing Tucson of violating a 2013 law that requires otherwise legal guns obtained by law enforcement agencies be sold, not destroyed, […]

Supreme Court orders new sentencing hearings for 5 Arizona teen killers

Story Body The Supreme Court on Monday ordered Arizona courts to reconsider the life-without-parole sentences handed down to five juveniles who were convicted in separate cases in nine murders and other crimes in the 1990s. The court vacated the sentences without hearing and ordered the Arizona Court of Appeals to consider whether the defendants were […]

Non-citizen can register to vote in Arizona; law enforcement investigating voter fraud

VideoThumbnailUrl:   An Arizona man, who is not a legal U.S. citizen, admits he was able to register to vote. ABC15 is not releasing his name, however, he claims to have lived in the U.S. for more than 25 years and has a green card, a social security number, and an Arizona driver license. A few […]

Arizona voter registration sees largest interval increase since 2008

The presidential election is less than two weeks away, and what is a state that traditionally votes Republican finds itself as an unfamiliar battleground state. The latest poll said presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are essentially tied among likely voters in Arizona, and according to Secretary of State Michele Reagan, more people want […]

Are there sex offenders in your neighborhood?

Trick-or-treating for Halloween find out, “Are there sex offenders in your neighborhood?” You may want to check our map before heading out in your neighborhood. ABC15 has created an interactive map of sex offenders who live in the Valley, using data obtained from the Arizona Department of Public Safety. This map only shows registered sex […]

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