Paul Penzone files defamation suit against sheriff opponent Joe Arpaio
KTAR.com | September 29, 2016 2:56 pm
Paul Penzone filed a defamation lawsuit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Thursday over an attack ad that alleges Penzone assaulted his ex-wife.
Despite opposition, Scottsdale sticks to plans for desert center
Keerthi Vedantam/Cronkite News | September 29, 2016 2:16 pm
A controversial, $75-million desert center in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve is moving forward after two decades of wrangling.
Business tax climate rankings plant Arizona in the middle
KTAR.com | September 29, 2016 12:00 pm
The Tax Foundation released their annual look at business taxes around all the states in the United States, and Arizona is ranked near the middle.
Beer lovers: Arizona among top 5 states that will order beer when out with friends
KTAR.com | September 29, 2016 11:03 am
There are a lot of different tastes to the many beers out there, but when it comes to Arizona, there’s no question that people in the state love beer.
Tucson spot Rocco’s Little Chicago Pizza makes top college-town pizza list
KTAR.com | September 29, 2016 9:30 am
If there’s one thing a college student needs to find when they arrive at their university, it’s a signature pizza spot.
Best Phoenix places for a coffee on National Coffee Day
KTAR.com | September 29, 2016 6:00 am
Want to find a place to enjoy a cup of coffee on National Coffee day, here are the best independent places in Valley as according to ratings from Yelp.com.
Sky Harbor being recognized for reducing carbon footprint
Corbin Carson | September 29, 2016 5:54 am
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is one of 20 US airports being recognized for reducing its CO2 emissions.
Movie filmed in Arizona takes on subject of mass shootings
Mike Sackley | September 29, 2016 5:35 am
A new film, entitled “Movie Madness”, takes viewers through the horrific sequence of a mass shooting.
County attorney touts drop in crime in Arizona
Bob McClay | September 29, 2016 5:17 am
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office says there’s some good news about crime in Arizona.
Two Tucson sheriffs receive Carnegie Medal for heroism
Matt Faye | September 29, 2016 5:07 am
Deputies Adrian Gallo and Joe L. Serrano were each recognized by the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission Tuesday for rescuing Lyndelle H. Watkins last year.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses suit over broken shoulder suffered in 2013 fall
Associated Press | September 28, 2016 3:42 pm
Sheriff Joe Arpaio has lost his lawsuit that against the owners of a downtown Phoenix office building for a broken shoulder he suffered three years ago.
Phoenix activists post billboards urging peace between police, minorities
Mike Sackley | September 28, 2016 2:38 pm
A white police officer and a black civilian are featured on new Phoenix billboards speaking out against violence and racism.
Growing number of adults in Arizona have quit smoking in past 5 years
Kathy Cline | September 28, 2016 2:25 pm
Smoking is becoming less popular with Arizona adults. The state health department said more than 200,000 have quit smoking in the past five years.
Phoenix city workers get OK to be more political away from job
KTAR.com | September 28, 2016 11:49 am
Municipal employees for the city of Phoenix will be able to publicly share their opinions about candidates running for city office, after a council vote.
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