Amber Alert cancelled, suspect in custody
KTAR Newsroom | February 13, 2016 12:42 pm
An Amber Alert has been issued for two children abducted in Surprise.
New pizzeria to open in Phoenix this year
KTAR.com | February 13, 2016 12:37 pm
Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza will be opening four Phoenix locations in 2016. Blaze is an LA-based pizzeria that specializes in made-to-order pizzas.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio prioritizes arrests of ‘dead beat’ parents
KTAR.com | February 13, 2016 12:36 pm
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has ordered for arrests of parents for failure to pay child support. Arpaio has distributed warrants for their arrests.
Report: Arizona women’s to men’s earning ratio approaches national average
KTAR.com | February 13, 2016 8:00 am
The women’s to men’s earning ratio in Arizona is approaching the national average, according to the latest report from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Rabbi protests Christian prayer given at northern Arizona city council meeting
Bob McClay | February 12, 2016 4:34 pm
Adele Plotkin, a rabbi with the Beit Torah Jewish Congregation, was asked to leave a Chino Valley council meeting on Feb. 9 after complaining that Mayor Chris Marley gave a Christian prayer at the meeting.
Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore ends bid for the White House
Associated Press | February 12, 2016 3:03 pm
Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore said he is dropping out of the race for the White House, but plans to support his party’s nominee.
Arizona Legislature could take $200 million from school districts
Associated Press | February 12, 2016 2:46 pm
Arizona school districts could lose more than $200 million a year if the Legislature passes a measure to phase out funding used to provide an equal opportunity education to minority students.
How to help children cope with school-related tragedies
Corbin Carson | February 12, 2016 1:32 pm
Yet another tragedy occurred on a school campus on Friday, this time here in Arizona after two young female students were found dead from gunshot wounds. How should parents talk about school-related tragedies with their children?
Prosecutors argue against dismissal of indictment in NAU shooting
Associated Press | February 12, 2016 1:21 pm
A man charged in the fatal shooting of a Northern Arizona University student had superficial injuries and downplayed the distance he traveled before firing the first of 10 shots in a fight last October, prosecutors said in urging a judge to reject a bid to dismiss the indictment.
Supreme Court could stop Arizona Minuteman’s request to cross-examine girls
Associated Press | February 12, 2016 12:09 pm
The mother of a girl who authorities say was sexually abused by a founder of the Minuteman border-watch movement has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to bar him from questioning the child at his April 4 trial.
Business leader: Arizona will play significant role in 2016 presidential election
Mike Sackley | February 12, 2016 9:00 am
One of the state’s business leaders said he thinks Arizona will play a significant role in the 2016 presidential primaries.
Report: Female victim identified in Phoenix-area high school double-shooting
KTAR.com | February 12, 2016 8:35 am
Two teenage victims were pronounced dead Friday morning at Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona, after police found them each with a single shotgun wound.
Driver dies after truck slams into power pole on Grand Avenue in Phoenix
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.
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