TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Tempe police say a man in a wheelchair has been struck and killed by a car. Few details are available but police say the man killed this morning was struck by an eastbound vehicle on University Drive.
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona prison officials and the BLM say they will conduct a Horse Adoption Event in Florence. Officials say up for adoption will be 25 wild horses, 10 wild burros, three saddle-trained horses and two pack-trained burros. The event is set for Friday and Saturday at the Wild Horse & Burro Training Facility in Florence. The Department of Corrections has partnered with the federal government to allow inmates to work with the animals to ensure they're ready for public adoption.
PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona House today will debate a bill that would impose fines on cities and towns that enforce gun ordinances stricter than the state's own laws. The bill's Republican sponsor says he wants the state "to have some teeth" in enforcing existing law. Democrats complained that the state objects when the federal government imposes laws on Arizona, but then it does the same to municipalities.
PHOENIX (AP) - Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox and former Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon are scheduled to be interviewed in the coming weeks in a civil rights lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office. Wilcox is a critic of Arpaio's immigration efforts and was the target of an unsuccessful corruption investigation conducted by the sheriff's office. In 2008, Gordon accused Arpaio's office of unfairly singling out Latinos in its patrols and sought a civil rights investigation of the agency.
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