FBI subpoenas records of Karen Fann, Kelly Townsend; Infighting raises tension in Gilbert Town Council; Eegee's is coming to Phoenix

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A look at some of today's top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history.

Karen Fann said the FBI issued a federal FOIA request "in the form of a subpoena for my emails and communications. I'm instructed not to discuss."

There's been no shortage of public infighting among elected leaders and Town Council candidates.

Eegee's, a popular Tucson-based restaurant chain, is opening its first location in Phoenix. Here's what to know about the new location.

Today, you can expect it to be sunny, with a high near 105 degrees. Mostly clear at night, with a low near 84 degrees. Get the full forecast here.

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Today in history

  • On this day in 1937, aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight along the equator.

  • In 1776, the Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that “these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States.”

  • In 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a sweeping civil rights bill passed by Congress.

  • In 1986, ruling in a pair of cases, the Supreme Court upheld affirmative action as a remedy for past job discrimination.

  • In 2021, after nearly 20 years, U.S. forces in Afghanistan vacated the biggest U.S. air base there, Bagram Airfield, as part of the final U.S. withdrawal from the country; an Afghan official said dozens of looters then stormed through the gates before Afghan forces regained control.

This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: AZ Briefing: FBI subpoenas records of Karen Fann, Kelly Townsend