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William Pitts

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Tempe, AZ, United States

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Recent articles by William:

Weather may be factor in deaths of 2 people found along roads in Casa Grande

Police are investigating the deaths as separate incidents. → Read More

Contractors say Gilbert gun club/bar owes them nearly $500,000

Contractors have filed liens alleging a Gilbert bar and gun club owes them almost $500,000 for their work. → Read More

How clean are splash pads?

How clean are the splash pads your kids are playing in? → Read More

What's in that red stuff fire crews drop on wildfires?

Forest officials say the fire retardant you see dropped on wildfires is not called slurry, and it's not harmful. → Read More

Doctor examines medical records cited in notice of claim filed by Hacienda rape victim's family

There is a lot of medical terminology in the documents, so we had a doctor take a look. → Read More

Woman who rescued toddler from under car in hit-and-run tells story

Evelyn Arroyo said she got out, stood in front of the driver's car, telling him there's a little girl underneath his car. → Read More

Warm weather brings out Arizona's critters

The weather is starting to warm up, which means critters that sting, bite or envenomate you start to come out in Arizona. → Read More

Arizona couple rescued by helicopter from disabled Norway cruise ship

John and Pamela Meyerhoffer of Litchfield Park sent sporadic text messages to their children when the Viking Sky ship experienced engine trouble. → Read More

Will any projects at Luke Air Force Base pay for Trump's border wall?

Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) said those reports of unfunded projects being cut are misreading the Pentagon's list. → Read More

Deaths on Arizona highways up in 2019 from last year

80 people have died on Arizona highways in 2019, up from numbers at this time last year. → Read More

Arizona medical marijuana company to become country's largest in $850 million deal

An Arizona medical marijuana company will become the largest holder of medical marijuana licenses in the country after an $850 million deal. → Read More

Jaguar in Saturday's attack has attacked before

A jaguar involved in an attack on a woman who crossed a barrier for a selfie has attacked before. → Read More

At least 10 murders in 3 years plague 'deadliest area' of Phoenix

It's even been referred to as the "deadliest square mile in Maricopa County." → Read More

Bill would create huge DNA database in Arizona

A bill in the legislature would create a huge DNA database that would include people in dozens of professions. → Read More

Families struggle to move loved ones from Hacienda

After announcing Hacienda Healthcare will close its embattled facility, family members are struggling to find a new place for their loved ones. → Read More

Who is Nathan Sutherland, the nurse accused of raping an incapacitated woman?

Nathan Sutherland was arrested after Phoenix police matched his DNA to that of a baby born to a patient at Hacienda Healthcare. → Read More

Students suing Maricopa County Community College District over dropped football program

The lawsuit alleges that canceling the football program amounts to racial discrimination because the majority those affected are minority students. → Read More

Salt River PD officer's family: 'Very proud of who he was'

The family of a Salt River police officer killed this week wants a texting and driving ban. → Read More

Victim's former caregiver talks about Hacienda Healthcare

A former caregiver of a comatose woman who gave birth at Hacienda Healthcare talks about the facility. → Read More

Families scramble to pull loved ones from Phoenix's Hacienda Healthcare

A patient in a vegetative state gave birth last month and police believe a male staff member may have sexually assaulted her. → Read More