2 teens shot, killed at suburban Phoenix high school
KTAR.com | February 12, 2016 8:35 am
Police were investigating a double shooting Friday morning at a West Valley high school.
Truck slams into power pole on Grand Avenue, driver dies
KTAR.com | February 12, 2016 8:01 am
A speeding car smashed into the back of a pickup truck early Friday in Phoenix, sending the truck into a utility pole and killing the driver.
Veterans Affairs struggles to fill medical center positions in Arizona, across nation
Danika Worthington/Cronkite News | February 12, 2016 8:00 am
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald told lawmakers Wednesday that his agency is having trouble filling vacancies at VA medical centers around the country, which has led to “critical staffing problems” at the facilities.
Grab your growlers and drink up! Arizona Beer Week to begin brewing
Cooper Rummell | February 12, 2016 6:30 am
Beer lovers, get your growlers cleaned and ready for the next several days: Thursday was the official start to Arizona Beer Week. Until Feb. 20, there will be events to celebrate the growth of the craft beer industry in the Grand Canyon State.
Hundreds of married couples to renew vows at Phoenix-area outdoor ceremony
Mike Sackley | February 12, 2016 6:00 am
Over 500 couples are expected to say “I Do” at “Love in the Hills,” a massive outdoor ceremony held by Sami Fine Jewelry in Fountain Hills, Arizona, on Sunday afternoon.
Phoenix-area freeway to be closed in both directions over weekend for pavement repair
KTAR.com | February 12, 2016 5:00 am
The Loop 202 in Mesa will be closed in both directions over the weekend for pavement maintenance, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Report: Fortune 1000 construction company headquarters to relocate to Phoenix
KTAR.com | February 11, 2016 8:58 pm
The South Carolina-based Carlisle Cos. Inc. will be moving more than 120 positions into Kierland One, a business center in Phoenix. According to the article, C-level, executive and management positions will be located in the building.
Arizona House approves bill allowing family of opiate users to get overdose drug
Associated Press | February 11, 2016 8:00 pm
Arizona lawmakers unanimously approved a bill allowing family members or friends of people at risk of overdosing on opiates to obtain a drug used as an antidote without a prescription.
Report: Hundreds of Arizona homeless teens, runaways targeted by sex traffickers
Lily Lieberman/Cronkite News | February 11, 2016 7:40 pm
Nearly 120 sex trafficking cases reported to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center in 2015 came from Arizona. Many of the victims were runaways, teens and young adults picked up off the streets.
Arizona lawmakers overhaul underfunded police and fire pension despite concerns
Associated Press | February 11, 2016 6:09 pm
The Arizona House passed a proposal overhauling the state’s underfunded public safety worker pension plan despite growing concerns from Republicans that the changes didn’t do enough to fix the problems.
Migrant advocates decry Arizona bills targeting immigrants
Associated Press | February 11, 2016 5:02 pm
A migrant justice organization spoke out against a wave of Arizona legislation targeting immigrants on Thursday.
Dept. of Homeland Security offers Phoenix-area business owners safety tips
Mike Sackley | February 11, 2016 4:47 pm
Small business owners gathered in a Phoenix suburb on Thursday to get cybersafety tips from a Department of Homeland Security official.
Forget winter: Phoenix breaks two daily high temperature records in one week
KTAR.com | February 11, 2016 3:02 pm
For the second time this week, Phoenix has broken the record for a daily high temperature.
Arizona politicians cry foul over mailer from Sheriff Paul Babeu to voters
KTAR.com | February 11, 2016 2:08 pm
A spokesman for the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office has denied that a mailer sent to some voters that highlights the achievements of Paul Babeu was politically motivated.
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