September 12, 2014 9:44 amLook up: Northern lights could be visible in parts of Arizona
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.
Oklahoma man convicted of mailing bomb to MCSO Sheriff Arpaio
Associated Press | September 11, 2014 8:57 pmA federal jury in Phoenix has convicted an Oklahoma man accused of mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Man indicted in strangling death of 8-year-old Bullhead City girl
Associated Press | September 11, 2014 8:36 pmA man arrested in the disappearance and death of an 8-year-old girl in northwestern Arizona was indicted Thursday on first-degree murder and other charges.
Nine Arizona cities named among best places to retire
KTAR.com | September 11, 2014 7:39 pmA new study by a financial social network finds nine two Arizona cities to be among the top 50 best places to retire.
Rep. David Gowan likely new Arizona House Speaker
Associated Press | September 11, 2014 7:22 pmRep. David Gowan of Sierra Vista said Thursday that he believes he has collected enough support from fellow Republicans in the Arizona House to become the next speaker.
Districts look toward first payment under $1.6 billion ruling on school funding
Alicia Canales/Cronkite News | September 11, 2014 6:57 pmPHOENIX - Kyle McQuaid, chief financial officer for the Roosevelt Unified Elementary School District, said he hopes to see expanded academic enrichment programs next school year, such as after school tutoring...
Videos, photos show the lighter side of Arizona flooding
Emily Mahoney/KTAR.com | September 11, 2014 6:17 pmArizona's record-breaking flooding Monday caused loss and frustration -- but others saw it as an opportunity to do desert water sports.
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office dropped from US military surplus program
Associated Press | September 11, 2014 3:56 pmThe federal government dropped the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office from the program that funnels surplus military equipment to police departments because the Arizona agency cannot account for some weapons, Sheriff Joe Arpaio said Thursday.
Sens. Jeff Flake, Martin Heinrich survive reality TV show on deserted island
Associated Press | September 11, 2014 3:44 pmTwo freshmen U.S. senators from opposite sides of the political aisle said Thursday they survived and even cooperated while spending a week marooned together on a remote island for a new reality show "Rival Survival."
Westbound I-10, Loop 202 reopened after Phoenix crash
KTAR.com | September 11, 2014 3:27 pmThe westbound lanes of Interstate 10 were reopened Thursday in Phoenix after being closed by a crash for hours.
Arizona's Andy Tobin chosen to deliver GOP weekly address
KTAR.com | September 11, 2014 1:36 pmU.S. House Speaker John Boehner has tapped Arizona Rep. Andy Tobin to deliver the Republican Party's weekly address.
Attorneys spar over withdrawing Grand Canyon-area land from uranium mining
Stephen Hamway/Cronkite News | September 11, 2014 12:31 pmPHOENIX - The U.S. Interior Department's decision to withdraw 1 million acres around the Grand Canyon from new uranium-mining claims for 20 years will protect cultural resources, water and the environment,...
Valley's Sept. 11 tributes bring tears, show of respect
KTAR Newsroom | September 11, 2014 11:47 amValley cities held memorials on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks Thursday morning.
Mesa veteran earns salute from volunteers who repaint his house
Jim Cross | September 11, 2014 11:42 amAbout 50 volunteers showed up with ladders, buckets of paint and paint brushes at Marine James Church's home near Dobson Road and University Drive, ready to get to work Thursday.
Main Street Minute
- Dignity Health World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.
- Eyes on Education A view of Arizona's education system from all angles.