Top 10 Phoenix News Stories of 2014

Two women who were married in downtown Phoenix the day gay marriage was legalized in the state.
Two women who were married in downtown Phoenix the day gay marriage was legalized in the state.
Ray Stern

2014 was a big year for Phoenix news.

Below, check out the 10 biggest stories of the year:

10.) Green Acre Dog Deaths

Jesse and Maleisa Hughes, the owners of Green Acre Dog Boarding.
Jesse and Maleisa Hughes, the owners of Green Acre Dog Boarding.

It wasn't just the fact that 23 dogs died at a boarding facility in Gilbert this year, but the story evolved as four people involved with the facility were hit with criminal charges, including the son of U.S. Senator Jeff Flake. Charges were dropped against the senator's son and daughter-in-law, due to possibly misleading testimony being given to the grand jury.

9.) Valley-Wide Flooding

Flooding on Interstate 10.
Flooding on Interstate 10.
ADOT

Phoenix faced the storm of the century this year, as a record amount of rainfall led to widespread flooding around the Valley.



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