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.
Chandler police searching for sexual assault suspect
KTAR Newsroom | August 18, 2014 4:04 pmPolice are searching for a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in the parking lot of Chandler Fashion Center.
Arizona GOP governor's primary hot in final week
Associated Press | August 18, 2014 3:58 pmThe race for the Republican nomination in Arizona's governor's race is down to a final week of furious campaigning and even more furious efforts to court voters with television ads.
2 men arrested in Sun City string of 'kick-in' burglaries
Associated Press | August 18, 2014 3:56 pmTwo suspects have been arrested in connection with recent ``kick-in'' burglaries in the Sun City area and two more men are being sought.
Police: Gang member arrested for beer bottle assault in Mesa bar
Associated Press | August 18, 2014 3:54 pmAuthorities say a gang member is in custody for allegedly hitting a man on the head with a beer bottle while yelling racial slurs at a Mesa bar.
Clearing up some misconceptions about Common Core
Bruce St. James and Pamela Hughes | August 18, 2014 3:19 pmThe debate over the effect Common Core has on education is likely to be brought up during Arizona's gubernatorial races, but there are some misconceptions about the program. Basically, Common Core...
Phoenix grandmother, mother accused of abusing girls
Associated Press | August 18, 2014 1:45 pmPHOENIX -- A woman has been charged with child abuse, accused of spanking her two grandchildren with a belt in front of the children's mother, who also has been arrested. Stacy Hamby, 43, and...
McCain campaigns in New Hampshire for Scott Brown
Associated Press | August 18, 2014 1:42 pmSenate hopeful Scott Brown again got help from a former Republican presidential nominee, as Sen. John McCain spoke to a crowd of GOP faithful at a town hall meeting Monday.
Possible mechanical trouble forces Midwest-bound flight back to Phoenix
Associated Press | August 18, 2014 1:15 pmPHOENIX -- Authorities said a possible hydraulic issue forced a Delta Air Lines flight from Arizona to Minnesota to return to Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport. Delta spokeswoman Lindsay McDuff said...
Metro Phoenix man arrested in young daughter's death
Associated Press | August 18, 2014 11:53 amPHOENIX -- A Glendale man was accused of manslaughter in the death of his young daughter in an automobile accident. Phoenix police arrested 30-year-old Palemon Vega-Maqueda on Sunday in the Aug....
Tempe lands in top 5 of best US college towns
Jim Cross | August 18, 2014 11:47 amPHOENIX -- Tempe's college scene and overall appeal has helped push the Phoenix suburb to a top-five finish among American college towns, based on a website's ratings.
Metro Phoenix charter school system cleans up in international testing
KTAR Newsroom | August 18, 2014 10:05 amPHOENIX -- Two suburban Phoenix schools aced a test and earned recognition as among the top systems in the world. Basis Scottsdale and Chandler took the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and...
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