Grand Canyon shuttle service to be extended five weeks this year
Associated Press | April 28, 2016 3:18 pm
Visitors will have more time to take shuttles between the Grand Canyon’s South Rim and the neighboring town of Tusayan this year.
Reopening of Tempe Town Lake now delayed for up to 2 weeks
Associated Press | April 28, 2016 3:13 pm
The reopening of Tempe Town Lake will be delayed for up to two weeks for more testing of a new hydraulic dam.
Attorneys: There was never any evidence Leslie Allen Merritt Jr. was I-10 shooter
Mike Sackley | April 28, 2016 2:48 pm
Defense attorneys for Leslie Allen Merritt Jr., the accused I-10 shooter, said there was never any evidence against their client in the case.
Got game? Downtown Phoenix to host part of global soccer tournament
KTAR.com | April 28, 2016 2:02 pm
If you think you and a few friends have some real soccer skills, head to downtown Phoenix this weekend.
NAU disciplines fraternities involved in shooting for off-campus alcohol
Associated Press | April 28, 2016 1:59 pm
Northern Arizona University’s two largest fraternities, involved in a deadly fight last year, have been disciplined for holding unregistered events where alcohol was served.
Arizona Republicans want funding for Koch-backed schools
Associated Press | April 28, 2016 1:13 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s Republican leaders have proposed earmarking millions of dollars for programs at the state’s public universities that are backed by billionaire Republican […]
Poll: Prop. 123 has strong support as Arizona early voting begins
KTAR.com | April 28, 2016 11:15 am
Prop. 123, a proposition to pump more funding into Arizona schools, has strong support as early voting gets underway, a poll showed.
Tribes, Arizona politician ask Obama to protect nearly 2M acres at Grand Canyon
Jessica Swarner/Cronkite News | April 28, 2016 10:16 am
Tribal leaders joined Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson, this week to urge President Barack Obama to designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument.
Saving the day: Dog’s barking alerts owner to injured hiker in Arizona mountains
KTAR.com | April 28, 2016 9:03 am
Flagstaff police said a dog’s barking eventually led to the rescue of an injured hiker stranded in the mountains during a snowstorm.
First hotel to open at Tempe Town Lake next month
KTAR.com | April 28, 2016 5:45 am
Tempe Town Lake gets its first hotel in May 2016.
Collaborative study on algae could reduce energy costs for SRP customers
Mike Sackley | April 28, 2016 5:30 am
A research project involving algae could lower energy bills for some Valley power customers.
Traffic jams in Nogales could receive much needed relief
Corbin Carson | April 28, 2016 5:15 am
The congested Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales could be getting a much needed make over at the Arizona-Mexico border.
Luke AFB to conduct night flights over Phoenix through Saturday
Bob McClay | April 28, 2016 5:13 am
People in Phoenix’s West Valley may hear some jets flying around at night for the next few days, Luke Air Force Base said.
County prosecutor says widow’s rights not violated in officer-shooting case
Mike Sackley | April 28, 2016 5:00 am
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said preventing a widow from seeing the video of her husband’s death is not violating her rights as a victim.
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