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Past articles by Nico:

How the GOP tax reform plan could affect Arizona

More than half of people in the U.S. would get a tax cut of at least $100 according to the Joint Committee on Taxation. → Read More

Where are Arizona's nuclear bomb shelters?

Maricopa County used to have fallout shelters. Now it doesn't. → Read More

Mother and 3 children injured, struck by truck in Phoenix

Firefighters treated and transported a 36-year-old female and her three children, ages 11, 5 and 4. → Read More

Dignity Health survey: 1 in 4 AZ teens use prescription opioids without doctor's consent

Back aches, migraines or arthritis may call for NSAIDs or acetaminophen, such as Motrin or Tylenol respectively, not prescription pain killers. → Read More

1 in 4 Arizona teens try opioids without prescription, study says

Back aches, migraines or arthritis may call for NSAIDs or acetaminophen, such as Motrin or Tylenol respectively, not prescription pain killers. → Read More

Police search for shoplifting suspect who crashed car into pool

After the vehicle ended up partially submerged in a pool, the suspect ran from the scene. → Read More

Hit-and-run driver kills woman on Thanksgiving

The search is on for a hit-and-run driver who killing a woman Thanksgiving morning. → Read More

Phoenix mother shoots armed robber as he tries to get into her home

Police say the suspect then ran off and was later located at a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. → Read More

6 things to check before your Thanksgiving road trip

Here's a simple checklist you can go through before starting the engine to have a safe and stress-free trip. → Read More

How to drive or ride Uber or Lyft safely

"We're both strangers until you get in the car," said Hareston, a Phoenix-area Uber driver with more than 3,000 rides under his belt. → Read More

Is it legal for people to watch porn in libraries?

"What librarians would say is, 'We're offering the world to you, and whatever your interest, we want to be a portal for you to explore that interest." → Read More

Is Apple tampering with your old iPhone?

Have you noticed your iPhone 6 or 7 suddenly slowing down, losing battery power faster or locking up on apps? → Read More

Is the flu on the rise in Arizona?

"One moment you're feeling well, and the next moment you have body aches, high fever, congestion and cough." That's how a typical flu starts. → Read More

How much will Thanksgiving cost you this year?

We tried to beat the estimated average cost of a turkey dinner for 2017, according to the Arizona Farm Bureau. → Read More

Examining the rise and death of Selena, the 'Queen of Tejano'

She rose to the top of the Spanish charts and on the brink of English crossover, she was shot and killed by the president of her fan club. → Read More

What is an 'enemy combatant', and is NYC terror suspect Saipov one?

The declaration would take away some of Saipov's rights. → Read More

Animal lovers hold vigil for Brodie the dolphin

The dolphin lovers said Bodie's death at seven years old is unacceptable. → Read More

This is how you can get rid of old medication

"Unfortunately, we've had a lot of people flush them down the toilet historically,” she said. “That's probably the worst thing you can do." → Read More

Will Trump's opioid announcement devastate HIV treatment efforts?

Declaring opioids a public health emergency, among other things, will only allow states to shift current federal funds -- which includes HIV and AIDS resources. → Read More

Phoenix billionaire accused of bribes to sell his company's opioids

The indictment against John Kapoor, 74—the CEO of a Valley pharmaceutical company called Insys—accuses him of bribing medical professionals to prescribe a fentanyl-based pain medication, even to patients who don't need it. → Read More