Peoria baseball complex hits home run with players
Taylor Summers/KTAR | June 1, 2012 6:42 am
The batting cages at It’s All in the Game Sports Center are a second home to high school baseball players like Levi Sheldon and Christian Lopez.
Scottsdale apartment fire displaces 4
Associated Press | June 1, 2012 6:40 am
Four people are now displaced after a fire broke out
inside a Scottsdale apartment.
Valley homeowners sue to stop mortgage-settlement fund diversion
Bob McClay/KTAR | June 1, 2012 6:33 am
In February, five of the nation’s banks agreed to pay $25 billion to 49 states as a part of a national mortgage settlement.
Hispanic-vote campaign targets youth with celebrities, social media
Christopher Leone/Cronkite News | June 1, 2012 6:25 am
National Hispanic groups unveiled a plan Thursday to boost the Latino vote in 2012 by using celebrities and social media to target young Hispanic voters on issues such as voter ID law, education and immigration.
Top Clicks of May 2012
KTAR.com | June 1, 2012 6:16 am
Every month in 2012, KTAR.com will feature the top 10 stories from the past month.
May’s headlines on our site were dominated by the murder-suicide of a prominent Arizona neo-Nazi, a helicopter crash in a Phoenix backyard and the beginning of Arizona’s 2012 wildfire season.
Tempe Improv closes doors for good on Friday
Jim Cross/KTAR | June 1, 2012 6:16 am
The Tempe Improv hosted its final show last weekend after almost a quarter of a century of laughter.
Ex-Maricopa County assistant manager files claim
Associated Press | May 31, 2012 5:50 pm
A former assistant Maricopa County manager fired in December in
a gifts scandal involving several employees in his department has filed a notice
of claim against the county.
3rd pipeline break reported in inner Grand Canyon
Associated Press | May 31, 2012 5:24 pm
A third pipeline break in Grand Canyon
National Park has closed a one-mile section of the North Kaibab Trail.
Father saves Mesa toddler in near-drowning accident
Martha Maurer/KTAR | May 31, 2012 5:13 pm
A Mesa father was able to save his 18-month-old son’s life after he fell in the pool on Thursday, police said.
Arizona hospice settles allegations of Medicare fraud
Associated Press | May 31, 2012 5:06 pm
Federal authorities say an Arizona hospice has agreed to pay
$3.7 million to resolve civil allegations that the company submitted false
claims to Medicare.
Arizona campground closed after bear attacks woman
Jim Cross/KTAR | May 31, 2012 4:51 pm
An Arizona campground will be closed until the end of August due to a bear attacking a 74-year-old Apache Junction woman.
Fire School 101: Inside the life of a firefighter
Utah League of Cities and Towns/KTAR.com contributor | May 31, 2012 4:43 pm
The day is hot. The gear is heavy. The alarm
rings and we have to respond to a fire. A car
has collided with a school bus. It’s a scenario
designed to show city leaders what firefighters
must deal with on a second’s notice.
Police: Scammers targeting older drivers
KTAR Newsroom | May 31, 2012 4:33 pm
A group of scammers are targeting North Phoenix drivers by presenting themselves as mechanics fixing a “problem” with the victim’s car, police said.
Study: Teens should wait longer to drive
Taylor Summers/KTAR | May 31, 2012 3:45 pm
A new study from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety said states could cut teen crash deaths by as much as 50 percent by toughening up their license requirements with five new standards.
Ex-bank manager in Ariz arrested for missing funds
Associated Press | May 31, 2012 2:43 pm
A former bank branch manager in Phoenix has been arrested for
allegedly trying to conceal more than $1.7 million in missing funds.
- Adorable video of little girl talking to robot disguised as water heater goes viral
- Marvel debuts second trailer for ‘Spider-man: Homecoming’
- Flight takes passengers to view stunning Southern Lights from the air
- Need plumbing help? Click & get service fast!