September 19, 2014 11:37 amASU student builds jetpack to help soldiers run faster
Aubrey Plaza to voice Arizona's Grumpy Cat in Christmas special
KTAR.com | September 19, 2014 11:22 amThe grumpiest cat in the world will soon have a very sarcastic voice.
Apple of their eye: Phoenix-area customers line up for iPhone 6
KTAR Newsroom | September 19, 2014 8:33 amThe first day of fall is early next week, but Friday was already like Christmas to millions around the world with the release of iPhone 6.
Number of uninsured dropped slightly in Arizona, following national trend
Miranda Rivers/Cronkite News | September 19, 2014 8:00 amThe number of uninsured Arizonans fell last year to 17.1 percent of the state's population, but still remained higher than the national average, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau.
Dine-and-dash ends in fatal car wreck in Phoenix
KTAR.com | September 19, 2014 7:00 amTwo people were killed and a woman was seriously injured in a car accident Thursday night after a dine-and-dash went wrong in west Phoenix.
Weekend Valley freeway restrictions for Sept. 19-22
KTAR Newsroom | September 19, 2014 6:00 amIf you're planning on hitting the highways this weekend in the greater Phoenix area, there are a few scheduled closures and lane restrictions to be aware of that could impact your trip.
Valley Metro challenging residents to participate in Rideshare Month
Mark Remillard | September 19, 2014 5:30 amOctober is Rideshare Month, and Valley Metro is challenging people to get involved. It's all part of helping the Valley's environment, according to Valley Metro's Hillary Foose.
Fall Arizona Restaurant Week begins Friday
Bob McClay | September 19, 2014 5:00 amFriday marks the beginning of Arizona Restaurant Week, featuring nearly 200 restaurants all over the state.
Man dies in wood chipper accident at Chandler dealership
Associated Press | September 18, 2014 8:21 pmChandler police say a man working on a landscaping crew at an auto dealership has died after being caught in a wood chipper.
Registration program aims to curb bike thefts in downtown Phoenix
Imelda Mejia/Cronkite News | September 18, 2014 6:35 pmChris Spahle's last bike was stolen from right in front of the downtown building where he works. If that happens with his current bike, the Phoenix Police Department has its serial number, a picture and his contact information in a database.
3 suspects in Tempe shooting cause lockdown, flight cancellations at Phoenix Sky Harbor
KTAR Newsroom | September 18, 2014 6:22 pmA suspect in a Tempe, Ariz. shooting was arrested at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Thursday following a lockdown, police said.
South Phoenix school provides food for students to fill their backpacks
Mark Remillard | September 18, 2014 5:36 pmSeveral Phoenix elementary school kids filled up their backpacks with more than just books Thursday.
Arizona health department awarded for new infant blood screening process
Bob McClay | September 18, 2014 3:03 pmThe Arizona Department of Health Services was given its first-ever Newborn Screening Quality Award by the March of Dimes on Thursday.
Warmer Pacific Ocean could cause wetter winter in Arizona
Jim Cross | September 18, 2014 1:14 pmArizona State University climate expert Randy Cerveny said the recent hurricanes could point to a wetter than typical winter in Arizona.
KTAR's Fall Fun map
KTAR.com | September 18, 2014 12:40 pmIt's that time of year again when Arizonans statewide feel the break of the summer heat and our thoughts turn to the hauntingly good times of fall when everything seems to be flavored with a dash of pumpkin spice.
Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers urges Congress to halt West Valley casino
Laurie Liles/Cronkite News | September 18, 2014 12:34 pmGlendale Mayor Jerry Weiers told a Senate committee Wednesday that unless Congress acts to block a Tohono O'odham Nation casino in his city, residents should prepare for widespread Las Vegas-style gaming throughout the Valley.
ASU, other campuses stock up on surplus military rifles under federal program
Emilie Eaton/Cronkite News | September 18, 2014 11:15 amPolice departments at Arizona State University and community colleges in Tucson and Yuma have acquired 79 fully automatic M-16 assault rifles and nine older M-14 rifles under a Department of Defense program that distributes surplus weapons to local agencies throughout the country.
Arizona lawmakers push for mandatory civics test in high schools
Holliday Moore | September 18, 2014 10:12 amAn Arizona congressman wants every high student in the state to pass a civics test before they can graduate.
Hurricane season offers silver lining for savvy travelers
Holliday Moore | September 18, 2014 7:36 amFor some travelers, monsoon and hurricane season signal deals to be had.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer leaves jail
KTAR Newsroom | September 18, 2014 6:54 amArizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was released from jail early Thursday morning after making bail.
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