Phoenix priest shot dead in Catholic church attack

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A priest was fatally shot at a Catholic church and another was left critically injured, Phoenix police said early Thursday.

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Ailing child gets his wish: To be Batman for a day

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Charles Keller of Phoenix, Ariz., is such a huge fan of the 1960s Batman TV show that he has his own Batmobile and replica Batcave. He turned his hobby into an opportunity to help 4-year-old Ezra Spector fulfill his wish to be a superhero for a day.

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Police stand in for fallen officer at his daughter’s kindergarten graduation

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Tatum Raetz graduated from kindergarten this week, just three days after her police officer father was killed while investigating a drunk driving case.

But the 5-year-old girl definitely felt her father’s presence at her ceremony, thanks to nearly 300 uniformed officers standing in his place at her Phoenix elementary school.

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Arizona jurors declare Jodi Arias eligible for death penalty

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The Phoenix jury that convicted Jodi Arias of first-degree murder last week needed only a few hours Wednesday to decide that her conduct was so extreme that it could merit the death penalty.

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Fisherman reels in Arizona’s heaviest recorded fish

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PHOENIX – Eddie “Flathead Ed” Wilcoxson was asleep on the fold-out cot of his 24-foot pontoon boat on Friday, April 12, when what would become a state record flathead catfish began taking drag at Bartlett Lake.

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United Airlines accidentally sends dog to Ireland instead of Phoenix

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A dog that was supposed to be shipped to Phoenix but somehow ended up in Ireland has left United Airlines red-faced and an angry pet owner demanding answers.

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At least three reported shot at Phoenix office complex; gunman at large

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Police were seeking a suspect in a shooting at a Phoenix office complex where “multiple victims” were reported.

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Cops replace sick girl’s Christmas lights stolen by ‘Grinch’

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When thieves snatched the holiday lights off of a terminally-ill child’s home, Phoenix police officers made sure that no “Grinch” would steal Christmas from the 5-year-old.

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