Justice Department will probe metro Phoenix sheriff Arpaio
Associated Press | August 26, 2016 4:43 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The investigation and possible prosecution of metropolitan Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be handled by the U.S. Justice Department after federal prosecutors […]
Group revokes Arizona lawmaker’s award over use of new law
Associated Press | August 26, 2016 4:23 pm
The League of Arizona Cities and Towns has revoked an honor given to a state lawmaker after he asked for an investigation into an Arizona city.
Report: Former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher puts Scottsdale condo on market
KTAR.com | August 26, 2016 4:06 pm
Max Scherzer, formerly of the Arizona Diamondbacks, has reportedly listed his Scottsdale condo for $2.225 million.
Phoenix VA Health Care System getting yet another director
Associated Press | August 26, 2016 3:15 pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs said the Phoenix VA Health Care System is getting a new director.
Study reveals troubling concussion numbers among Arizona student-athletes
Mike Sackley | August 26, 2016 2:00 pm
Nearly one out of every three 12th-grade student-athletes in Arizona have sustained a concussion, a study from the Barrow Neurological Institute said.
Trace amount of methamphetamine found in Phoenix high school classrooms
KTAR.com | August 26, 2016 12:35 pm
Trace amounts of methamphetamine were found in three classrooms at a Phoenix high school, officials said in a letter to parents on Friday.
Ex-hostages say American stayed brave amid torture in Syria
Associated Press | August 26, 2016 10:42 am
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Former hostages say an Arizona woman slain by Islamic State militants remained steadfast in her Christian faith and stood up to […]
Maricopa County parks to lift fire restrictions in time for Labor Day weekend
KTAR Newsroom | August 26, 2016 9:30 am
The Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department is lifting its annual fire restrictions Sept. 2. That means visitors can use campfires, fire pits and charcoal grills starting Labor Day weekend.
Arizona’s Latino elected officials call out ‘Trumpublicans’
Corbin Carson | August 26, 2016 6:11 am
Several Arizona Latino-elected officials and civil rights leaders are lumping Donald Trump and all Republicans together, calling them Trumpublicans.
Several major freeway closures planned for Phoenix area over weekend
KTAR.com | August 26, 2016 5:37 am
Drivers in the Phoenix area should plan for several major freeway closures over the weekend, the Arizona Department of Transportation said.
Board allocates funds to keep Phoenix homeless shelter open through winter
Bob McClay | August 26, 2016 5:15 am
A homeless shelter in downtown Phoenix is getting a temporary new lease on life, at least through the winter.
Be smart: Police planning intense DUI task force near ASU this weekend
KTAR.com | August 26, 2016 5:09 am
ASU Police, along with several other agencies, will form a DUI task force over the coming few days to crack down on drinking and driving in Tempe.
Music from the heart: Rock bands set to take the stage in Tempe
Mike Sackley | August 26, 2016 4:53 am
About 40 special needs students will have the chance to feel like a rockstar, while participating in a program that helps them form lifetime friendships.
Corporation commissioner seeks APS records on political cash
Associated Press | August 25, 2016 4:53 pm
Subpoenas issued to APS up the ante in Commissioner Bob Burns’ quest to get information on political, charitable and lobbying spending.
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