World War II-era plane crashes outside of Phoenix, pilot killed
KTAR.com | February 5, 2016 2:15 pm
One person was killed Friday when a small World War II-era plane crashed just outside of the Phoenix area, the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office said.
Disgraced Seattle pastor plans to open new church in Phoenix
KTAR.com | February 5, 2016 1:04 pm
A pastor who founded a megachurch in Seattle before leaving it amid claims of mistreatment and plagiarism is planning to begin a new church in Phoenix.
Group hoping 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open sets charity record
Jim Cross | February 5, 2016 10:43 am
The group behind the Waste Management Phoenix Open has its collective fingers crossed that this year’s tournament sets another record for charitable giving.
Main Street Minute: Phoenix restaurant hiring for expansion
KTAR Newsroom | February 5, 2016 10:20 am
A trendy Phoenix restaurant plans an expansion and is hiring staff for its second location.
Tourism in northern Arizona city triples over the past decade
Associated Press | February 5, 2016 9:08 am
Visitors to Arizona’s famous red rock country in Sedona and the surrounding area have tripled in the last 10 years, according to a new study from the Arizona division of the U.S. Forest Service.
Phoenix-area police shoot, kill woman with Asperger’s
KTAR.com | February 5, 2016 7:59 am
An Arizona woman with Asperger’s, who posted a video of her service dog stopping her from self-harm that went viral, was shot and killed by police in Mesa.
Arizona heroin users claim a controversial herbal supplement helps kick addiction
Ty Scholes/Cronkite News Service | February 5, 2016 6:03 am
Arizona heroin users are claiming a controversial herbal supplement — kratom — could be the key to kicking an addiction to the drug.
Arizona lawmakers want to prevent spread of radical Islam, ISIS in local communities
Cooper Rummell | February 5, 2016 6:01 am
Arizona legislators have set their sights on preventing the spread of radical Islam in local Muslim communities.
Concrete-barrier repairs to close an eastbound US 60 ramp in Tempe this weekend
KTAR.com | February 5, 2016 6:00 am
The Eastbound US 60 ramp to southbound Loop 101 in Tempe will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Saturday, the Arizona Department of Transportation said.
Phoenix entrepreneur hopes to cash in on ABC’s Shark Tank
Lauren Michaels/Cronkite News | February 5, 2016 5:45 am
Angela Cody-Rouget, who has made a business out of helping families get organized, will appear on the show Friday to pitch Major Mom.
Companies spending big money to generate buzz during Super Bowl
Mike Sackley | February 5, 2016 5:00 am
Advertising in the Super Bowl doesn’t come cheap, and companies are shelling out top dollar to get their message across this year.
World Cancer Month: Cut your chances of developing cancer in half
Corbin Carson | February 4, 2016 8:27 pm
You can avoid 50 percent of cancers with some simple lifestyle changes. February is World Cancer Awareness Month.
Arizona Senate OKs police and fire pension plan overhaul
Associated Press | February 4, 2016 7:21 pm
The full Arizona Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a proposal overhauling the state’s badly underfunded public safety worker pension plan, sending the package to the House for action.
House passes bill outlawing most early ballot collection
Associated Press | February 4, 2016 7:00 pm
With the 2016 election season underway, Arizona Republicans passed a measure Thursday that would block voter-outreach groups from collecting and dropping off early ballots.
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