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Police: Cox Chandler store worker stole $68K
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Police: Cox Chandler store worker stole $68K

December 7th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Police have arrested a COX employee who embezzled $68,000 in customers’ payments made in cash at the cable company’s store near Price Road and Chandler Boulevard. Police said that Placido Vasquez of...
More young adults than ever living with parents
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More young adults than ever living with parents

December 7th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dylan Breese and Melissa Zaremba Cronkite News More than half of young adults 18 to 29 now live at home – the highest rate since the end of the Great Depression – and researchers say many were motivated by the pandemic....
Regal closing hits area strip mall hard
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Regal closing hits area strip mall hard

December 7th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Madeleine Williamson Contributor The show must go on but for business owners in Gilbert Town Square, there is uncertainty about their survival in the wake of Regal Gilbert Cinema’s closure. The movie house closed Oct. 8, and...
Arizona could get COVID-19 vaccine this month
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Arizona could get COVID-19 vaccine this month

December 7th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Arizona is expected to receive “hundreds of thousands” of doses of vaccine for COVID-19 by the end of the month, state health chief Cara Christ said last week, with priority for...
ADOT has 2 widening options for I-10 in Chandler
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ADOT has 2 widening options for I-10 in Chandler

December 7th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer The Arizona Department of Transportation has proposed a number of infrastructure improvements to the section of Interstate 10 running through Chandler. After studying the busy freeway and collecting...
Chandler family helps hospice families
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Chandler family helps hospice families

December 7th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Lin Sue Cooney Guest Writer For the past four years, Amber Kovarik of Chandler has donated dozens of Thanksgiving meals to Hospice of the Valley patients and families impacted by cancer. She says it’s a gift of gratitude in...
Former Chandler court commissioner threatens suit
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Former Chandler court commissioner threatens suit

December 7th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Kevin Reagan Staff Writer A former commissioner of Chandler Municipal Court is seeking $2.5 million in damages from the city after claiming to be the victim of retaliation and discrimination. Nicole Countryman, who resigned...
Man arrested in missing Chandler woman’s slaying
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Man arrested in missing Chandler woman’s slaying

December 7th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF Police have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of a Chandler woman who initially was reported missing in October. Timothy Sullivan, 61, was arrested in Tempe a few days after Chandler Police...
Chandler mother pleads to drowning her baby in tub
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Chandler mother pleads to drowning her baby in tub

December 7th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
SANTAN SUN NEWS STAFF A Chandler mother has pleaded guilty to drowning her infant son in a bathtub. Jenna Folwell, 21, pleaded guilty last month in Superior Court to the second-degree murder of her son, Rainer, whose body was...
Nightlife may have ebbed, but drunk driving hasn’t
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Nightlife may have ebbed, but drunk driving hasn’t

December 7th, 2020 | by SanTan Sun News
By Jim Walsh Staff Writer Arizona’s newly approved Proposition 207 is enabling as many as three million residents to buy a small amount marijuana legally for the first time without a state-issued medical card and get high in...