September 13, 2014 1:12 pm2 Arizona counties tallied more ballots than voters in August primaries
Police searching for pair of Valley eye glasses, computer thieves
KTAR Newsroom | September 13, 2014 12:45 pmValley law enforcement agencies continue to look for a pair of burglars who stole eye glasses and computers in two separate instances.
National report card gives Arizona's schools a 'D' for academics
Miranda Rivers/Cronkite News | September 13, 2014 8:47 amArizona schools got a ‘D' for their overall academic achievement on a national report card released Thursday by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
High schools, ASU turn to SafeFootball program to reduce concussions
Alexa Armstrong/Cronkite News | September 13, 2014 8:30 amDenise Carroll said she was petrified when her son, Bobby Ciafullo, told her he wanted to play football for Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale.
Questions, answers about Arizona gay marriage case
Associated Press | September 12, 2014 9:23 pmU.S. District Judge John Sedwick quickly handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not recognize same-sex marriage. Sedwick said that Fred McQuire should be granted his request to have his name listed on his husband George Martinez's death certificate. Here are questions and answers about the ruling:
Flagstaff police to begin wearing body cameras
KTAR Newsroom | September 12, 2014 9:06 pmThe Flagstaff Police Department says it has begun training its officers on how to use body cameras that are to be worn while they are on patrol.
Weekend Valley freeway restrictions for Sept. 12-15
KTAR Newsroom | September 12, 2014 4:31 pmDrivers in the Valley should be prepared for delays this weekend, as two major freeways will be restricted by construction.
Coyote takes nap in fireplace of Scottsdale house
KTAR.com | September 12, 2014 4:01 pmThe calmest coyote in the world can teach a lesson to grumpsters on waking up with grace.
Popular Phoenix peak still closed after massive Arizona storms
Bob McClay | September 12, 2014 4:00 pmHikers in the Phoenix will have to turn to another mountain if they want breathtaking views of the Valley. The peak of South Mountain remains closed after massive flooding hit the area.
Arizona university students opening health clinic for homeless
Mark Remillard | September 12, 2014 3:38 pmSome of Arizona's university students will get a taste of real-world experience this weekend, all while helping those in need.
Number of Arizona abortions stable in past 2 years
Associated Press | September 12, 2014 3:26 pmThe number of elective abortions reported in Arizona has remained stable over the past two years but there was a drop in the rate for 18- and 19-year-olds.
Court recognizes gay partner in Arizona death case
Associated Press | September 12, 2014 12:38 pmA judge ruled Friday in favor of a man's challenge to receive death benefits in a same-sex marriage in Arizona.
Happy driving: Phoenix area pays less than most for car insurance
Jeremy Foster | September 12, 2014 10:58 amSome of the cheapest car insurance rates in the country are in the Valley.
Look up: Northern lights could be visible in parts of Arizona
KTAR Newsroom | September 12, 2014 9:44 amIf you're in Northern Arizona over the next few days and it's safe to do so, remember to look up.
Gas odor on Phoenix street lingers after week
KTAR.com | September 12, 2014 7:45 amRemnants of gas odor from a repaired leak has forced five families in southeast Phoenix to find somewhere else to live for now.
WNBA, NBA salaries shed light on gender pay disparity
Cooper Rummell | September 12, 2014 6:00 amThe Phoenix Mercury are on track to win their third WNBA championship, but that doesn't mean their players will make as much as their male counterparts.
Arizona on course to have one of warmest years in history
Jim Cross | September 12, 2014 5:47 amArizona saw its third warmest temperatures on record for the first eight months of the year.
Home-damage specialist: Flooded Valley houses at risk for mold
Bob McClay | September 12, 2014 5:30 amMonday's storm could have left a ticking time bomb in some Valley homes. It could only be a matter of time before mold starts to grow in those that were damaged by flooding.
Environmental groups prepare lawsuit to force wolf recovery plan
Stephen Hamway/Cronkite News | September 12, 2014 3:29 amPHOENIX - A coalition of environmental groups notified the federal government Wednesday it intends to sue over what it considers inadequate action to re-establish the Mexican gray wolf in the Southwest. The...
Phoenix named among best areas in US for jobs
KTAR.com | September 11, 2014 9:00 pmBesides being one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Phoenix was recently named the fourth best area to find a job this fall by Forbes.
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