Latest News
  • Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, front right, leaves U.S. District Court on the first day of his contempt-of-court trial Monday, June 26, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio’s immigration talk against him

    PHOENIX (AP) — Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s criminal trial opened Monday over his defiance of the courts in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants, marking the most aggressive effort to hold the former lawman of metro Phoenix accountable for tactics that critics say racially profiled Latinos. In opening arguments, prosecutors displayed comments Arpaio made in news […]
  • (Instagram Photo)

    Body found in Tempe Town Lake

    Authorities found a man's body dead in Tempe Town Lake.
  • Christopher Robbin

    Movie trailer for Goodbye Christopher Robin is released

    Goodbye Christopher Robin tells the story of how creator A.A Milne found the inspiration for Winnie-the-Pooh in a movie set to come out in the fall.
  • FILE- This Dec. 3, 2016 file image from video provided by KGO-TV shows the Ghost Ship Warehouse after a fire swept through the Oakland, Calif., building. More than six months after the Dec. 2 blaze at the warehouse that authorities said was illegally converted into living quarters, the Oakland Fire Department has released a 50-page report filled with harrowing details of death and panic as the flames and deadly smoke spread. The report contains many previously unknown details about the nation's deadliest structure fire in more than 14 years and says investigators could not determine the cause of the blaze due to extensive fire damage. (KGO-TV via AP, File)

    Report details death, panic in Oakland warehouse fire

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Voices screamed out, “Fire!” Suddenly, the lights went out and it got harder to breathe. Many of the 36 people killed in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland huddled together in the dark, and that’s where they died of smoke inhalation. Some of the young partygoers’ bodies were found wrapped […]
  • blog-2015-0715-heat

    Keeping yourself, vehicle functioning in extreme heat

    With temperatures pushing the extremes this weekend, the Arizona Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to take extra precautions when traveling on Arizona highways.
  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Tillerson warns against steps that cut off talks with Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. relationship with Russia is at an all-time low and deteriorating further, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday, yet he cautioned against taking steps that might close off promising avenues of communication between the two former Cold War foes. Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tillerson was noncommittal about […]
  • gardenupdated

    Could urban farming end child hunger in the Valley?

    If you thought urban farming was something only Hipsters do in California, think again. Urban agriculture projects in Phoenix have been steadily growing since 2015. Yet, despite its recent popularity, urban agriculture is nothing new. The practice of cultivating, processing and distributing food in or around a village or town has been a regular practice in Europe […]
  • DA77ZwbU0AAX3Aw

    Fire near Black Canyon City that forced evacuations fully controlled

    A fire that broke out at a car salvage yard on Saturday night forced evacuations of residents of Black Canyon City off Interstate 17 north of Phoenix.
  • In this May 25, 2017, photo provided by Lyon County Sheriff's Office shows suspect Brain Brand, 40, of Reno, Nevada. Brand a semi-truck driver who crashed through the front gates and the front door of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, the famed Nevada brothel featured in the CatHouse reality television show near Carson, Nevada. The Lyon County Sheriff's Office says Brand intentionally crashed the one-story building early morning Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Lyon County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    Police: Tractor-trailer crashes into famed Nevada brothel

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man wearing body armor and a mask backed a tractor-trailer through the gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch before dawn Thursday and crashed it into the front door of the famed Nevada brothel featured in the CatHouse reality television show, according to authorities and the brothel’s owner. Brian Brandt, 40, […]
  • This May 14, 2017, photo distributed by the North Korean government shows the  "Hwasong-12," a new type of ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. North Korea on Monday, May 15, 2017, boasted of a successful weekend launch of a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a nuclear warhead. Outsiders also saw a significant technological jump, with the test-fire apparently flying higher and for a longer time period than any other such previous missile. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

    AP Explains: North Korea missile test is huge step forward

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test may be nearly as big a deal as the country’s propaganda machine claims. Although outside experts see several places where North Korea is likely stretching the truth, the missile launched Sunday appears to be the most powerful the country has ever tested. Some analysts […]