August 19, 2014 2:51 pmNorthern Arizona University named one of 50 most LGBT-friendly colleges
Gilbert violinist surprises shoppers with flash mob-styled performance
KTAR.com | August 19, 2014 2:32 pmHundreds of people at an outdoor shopping center were recently treated to a rousing surprise performance from violinist Lindsey Stirling, a 27-year-old woman that hails from Gilbert, Arizona.
Lucrative Grand Canyon contract up for bid again
Associated Press | August 19, 2014 2:30 pmFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- A lucrative contract to operate some of the most iconic lodging and food locations at the Grand Canyon has been reopened for bidding in a process that will bring changes affecting...
Phoenix FD rescues two people trapped in house
KTAR.com | August 19, 2014 1:44 pmPHOENIX -- The Phoenix Fire Department rescued two people who were trapped in a house surrounded by flood waters on Tuesday. The home in New River, Ariz., north of Phoenix, was quickly surrounded...
Police charge suburban Phoenix woman with trying to murder her toddler
Associated Press | August 19, 2014 1:10 pmGOODYEAR, Ariz. -- A Goodyear woman was in custody accused of trying to drown her baby daughter. Goodyear police said 28-year-old Phoeteama Janiece Neal is being held on a $1 million bond on...
MCSO rescues woman from car trapped in flooded wash
KTAR.com | August 19, 2014 11:59 amThe Maricopa County Sheriff's Office rescued a woman trapped in a car in a flooded wash on Tuesday.
Phoenix launches emergency site after big storms
KTAR.com | August 19, 2014 11:36 amPHOENIX -- The city of Phoenix launched an emergency resource website Tuesday after the Valley was hit hard by two storms one week apart. The site, part of the
Phoenix officials tour storm-damaged homes, see need for state aid
Jim Cross | August 19, 2014 11:24 amPHOENIX -- Two city officials said they'd like to see the state help out residents whose homes near South Mountain were damaged in last week's storms. Mayor Greg Stanton and Councilwoman Kate Gallego...
Armed suspect fails in bank robbery attempt in Scottsdale
Associated Press | August 19, 2014 8:33 amAn armed suspect bound four people inside a Scottsdale bank before he was captured in a parking lot.
Phoenix officials proposing ordinance on drones
Associated Press | August 19, 2014 7:20 amPHOENIX -- Two Phoenix City Council members are proposing city legislation to provide personal privacy protections on the use of aerial drones by members of the public and the city Police Department. ...
Artwork of Iraq refugee stolen from Phoenix gallery
Sandra Haros | August 19, 2014 5:00 amAn internationally-recognized artist and political refugee has become the victim of theft.
NFL fans gearing up for fantasy football -- and so are hackers
Jim Cross | August 19, 2014 5:00 amFantasy football is one of the fastest growing industries -- making it rife with fraud potential.
Honda tops list of most stolen cars in Arizona
Mark Remillard | August 19, 2014 5:00 amThe National Insurance Crime Bureau has released its top 10 list of most stolen car models, but Phoenix Police said it doesn't matter what model consumers buy -- everyone is at risk.
Crime rates rise when ASU is in session
Sandra Haros | August 19, 2014 5:00 amThough "difficult to quantify," Tempe police officers note a historical rise in crime rates when students return to Arizona State University.
Family, activists calling for investigation in officer-involved shooting
Mark Remillard | August 19, 2014 5:00 amThe family of a mentally ill woman shot and killed by police last week met with the mayor of Phoenix Monday, urging an outside investigation into the incident.
Teachers spend hundreds out-of-pocket on students
Mark Remillard | August 19, 2014 5:00 amThe new school year is underway and that means hard work for the students and faculty, but it also means a lot of out-of-pocket expenses for teachers.
Arizona governor hopefuls meet in Flagstaff forum
Associated Press | August 18, 2014 9:25 pmFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Seven candidates for Arizona governor faced wide-ranging questions Monday during a forum in Flagstaff that gave them a chance to expand on their backgrounds to try and draw votes. ...
Parents should embrace technology when communicating with teachers
Mac & Gaydos | August 18, 2014 7:44 pmFor parents, speaking with teachers is completely different than how it was when they were in school.
Arizona hospitals to pay $35M to settle false claims
Associated Press | August 18, 2014 5:29 pmFederal authorities say an Arizona nonprofit corporation has agreed to pay $35 million to resolve allegations that two of its Tucson hospitals submitting false claims to Medicare and other federal health care programs for nearly seven years.
Border Patrol finds Arizona drug tunnel, seizes 235 pounds of pot
KTAR Newsroom | August 18, 2014 4:49 pmBorder Patrol agents working in the Tucson Sector found a border tunnel earlier this month, the agency said in a press release.
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