Crashes cause delays on I-17 in north Phoenix
Associated Press | August 30, 2014 3:21 pmSeveral crashes in north Phoenix are causing delays for Labor Day weekend travelers on a major interstate.
Northern Arizona University sees record number of freshmen
Associated Press | August 30, 2014 2:00 pmA record number of freshmen are hitting the books at Northern Arizona University this fall.
Some Arizona schools take a pass on program to give free meals to students
Miranda Rivers/Cronkite News | August 30, 2014 1:52 pmWith a deadline looming for a federal program to give free meals to all students in certain low-income schools, some Arizona districts are finding there really is no such thing as a free lunch.
Woman accused of using drugs, causing fatal crash
Associated Press | August 30, 2014 11:30 amAuthorities say a woman is facing manslaughter and drug-related charges after she allegedly ran a red light, causing a fatal crash on a Phoenix highway.
AGFD searching for answers after illegal killing of female tortoise
KTAR Newsroom | August 30, 2014 11:10 amAn illegal killing of a juvenile desert tortoise has the Arizona Game and Fish searching for answers this weekend.
Brewer unites Arizona agencies, faith-based groups
Associated Press | August 30, 2014 9:00 amArizona Gov. Jan Brewer is bringing state agencies and faith-based organizations together to better serve the needy.
Phoenix PD looking for help in recent convenience store robbery
Jeremy Foster | August 30, 2014 8:06 amThe Phoenix Police Department's Silent Witness division is posting a $1,000 reward in regards to a recent robbery in northeast Phoenix.
Tobin maintains thin lead in Arizona US House race
Associated Press | August 30, 2014 7:55 amArizona House Speaker Andy Tobin maintains a thin lead over rancher Gary Kiehne for the Republican nomination in the 1st Congressional District.
Experts: Shrinking Arizona workforce, not job growth, driving jobless rate drop
Camaron Stevenson/Cronkite News | August 30, 2014 7:43 amArizona's jobless rate is falling toward pre-recession levels, driven as much by a shrinking labor force as a growing job market.
Phoenix woman gets air conditioning for first time in 18 years
Bob McClay | August 29, 2014 4:59 pmWorkers were busy installing a new air conditioner in a west Phoenix neighborhood on Friday.
Phoenix drops proposal to install parking meters at popular trailheads
Mark Remillard | August 29, 2014 4:09 pmThe city of Phoenix has dropped a proposal to install parking meters at three popular hiking trailheads, Councilman Sal DiCiccio confirmed with KTAR on Friday.
Inmate accused of killing brother heard voices before allegedly killing cellmate
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 3:53 pmPHOENIX -- An inmate accused of fatally beating and stabbing his cellmate in a Phoenix-area jail told investigators that...
Sky Harbor puts damper on Sun Devils' fireworks
Emily Mahoney/KTAR.com | August 29, 2014 3:01 pmASU's high-scoring game against Weber State Thursday night should have had lots of fireworks, but a busy night at the airport temporarily changed the tradition.
Big house, big price tag on 'Big Unit' Randy Johnson's house
KTAR.com | August 29, 2014 12:13 pmThe former Arizona Diamondbacks pitching star's house is on the market for $25 million.
Leaders from tribe, Glendale break ground on $400 million casino resort
Linxiao Lee/Cronkite News Service | August 29, 2014 11:25 amLeaders of the Tohono O'odham Nation and this West Valley city broke ground Thursday on a $400 million casino resort that has been the subject of lawsuits and legislation to block it.
Woman unearths past of forgotten Arizona Indian cemetery
Associated Press | August 29, 2014 10:23 amA dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them.
Campaign spending on Arizona primary tops $43.5M
Laurie Liles/Cronkite News Service | August 29, 2014 8:43 amArizona political campaigns spent more than $43.5 million on Tuesday's primary election.
Family of gun instructor want to 'comfort' child who fatally shot him
KTAR.com | August 29, 2014 8:08 amThe Vacca children want to eventually reach out to the girl who accidentally shot their dad.
Car crashes into pole, takes out power to Phoenix neighborhood
KTAR.com | August 29, 2014 7:06 amA car crashed into a pole causing a power outage Friday morning in west Phoenix
Chicanos Por La Causa gets $125K grant
Bob McClay | August 29, 2014 7:00 amA local group is getting a partner and a big financial boost to help those in need.
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