FBI To Review Dion Johnson Case

by on June 16, 2020 0

Dion Johnson was laid to rest Friday after an emotional funeral. Johnson, 28, was shot and killed on May 25 by a Department of Public Safety Trooper after being found asleep in his car along Loop 101 near Tatum Boulevard. Officials with the FBI now say they will review evidence in Dion Johnson’s case...

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Bush Fire Grows, Part Of State Route 87 Remains Closed

by on June 15, 2020 0

A brush fire named the Bush Fire has grown to 7,745 acres and has closed State Route 87 from State Route 188 to the Bush Highway. Authorities released information that the fire is currently 0% contained, was human-caused and remains under investigation, Tonto National Forest officials said in a press release. “Infrastructure protection for...

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Starbucks To Close 400 Stores, But Expand Mobile Ordering

by on June 12, 2020 0

Starbucks will close up to 400 company-owned locations over the next 18 months while also speeding up the expansion of “convenience-led formats” such as curbside pickup, drive-thru and mobile-only pickup locations. The Seattle-based coffee giant says the moves are being driven by changing consumer behaviors that have shifted because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In...

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First-of-its-Kind Dust Detection and Warning System Set For Monsoon Season

by on June 12, 2020 0

Visibility detectors. A weather radar system. Variable speed limit signs. Closed-circuit cameras. Overhead message boards. These technologies clustered along 10 miles of Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson are now operating as an innovative dust detection and warning system that’s ready to quickly tell drivers to slow down for safety when windblown dust reduces...

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Arizona State Health Director Instructs Hospitals To Activate Emergency Plan

by on June 10, 2020 0

The Arizona Department of Health Services director Dr. Cara Christ, sent out a letter over the weekend informing Arizona hospitals to “fully activate” their facility emergency plans. The notice serves as instructions to hospitals to prepare surge beds, cross-train staff, and possibly reduce or suspend elective surgeries to “ensure adequate bed capacity for both COVID...

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Human Remains At Idaho Property Linked To Missing Kids

by on June 10, 2020 0

Authorities said they uncovered human remains at an Idaho man’s home Tuesday as they investigated the disappearance of his new wife’s two children — a case that’s drawn global attention for its ties to two other mysterious deaths and the couple’s doomsday beliefs. Chad Daybell, who married the children’s mother, Lori Vallow Daybell, was...

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United States Unemployment Numbers Fell In May

by on June 9, 2020 0

The U.S. added 2.5 million jobs in May as the unemployment rate fell slightly to 13.5%. The new report indicates that the economy is recovering from the coronavirus pandemic faster than previously thought. The monthly unemployment report for April painted a bleak picture of the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19 — the unemployment rate...

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