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  • Authorities search for hiker in Superstitions

    Authorities are searching for a man who has been reported missing while hiking in the Superstition Mountains.
  • Feds: Home construction has pushed into fire territory

    United States Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said population growth is pushing homes further into territory ripe for fires.
  • Sky Harbor refutes report of Sky Train cost

    A project to build a train that will shuttle passengers between a light rail station and Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport isn't likely to be finished at its original price of $1.2 billion, a report said.
  • Arizona officials consider next steps after high court’s health care ruling

    Arizona officials were sifting through the Supreme Court's Thursday decision upholding the bulk of the national healthcare reform act and deciding what steps, if any, to take next.
  • Arizona lawmakers split along party lines on Holder contempt vote

    Arizona lawmakers split along party lines Thursday as the House voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt in its probe of Operation Fast and Furious, the government's botched "gun-walking" investigation in Phoenix.
  • ERs busy during Fourth of July holiday

    Banks, government offices and many businesses will be closed on Wednesday for the Fourth of July holiday. But one thing will be wide open -- hospital emergency rooms.
  • Mesa couple reaches top 10 in duct-tape design contest

    Two former high school students have made it to the top 10 in a national contest. It's because of the outfits they wore on prom night.
  • Area community-college campuses go smoke-free

    One of the largest community college systems in the country is now a smoke- and tobacco-free campus.
  • Tiger Pride Marching Band set for D.C. trip.

    Gilbert High School's Tiger Pride Marching Band is set for the opportunity of a lifetime and is hoping to give back to their community while they do it.
  • Top Clicks of June 2012

    Every month in 2012, KTAR.com will feature the top 10 stories from the past month. June's headlines on our site were dominated by a massive fire that tore through the storage yard of a plumbing warehouse, the daughter of a prominent Arizona Republican coming out in defense of legalized marijuana and gay marriage and a Paradise Valley man who allegedly committed suicide when he was convicted of a crime.
  • Pixar filmmaking a process of alchemy, says ‘Brave’ director Mark Andrews

    During an interview with Mark Andrews, the director of Pixar's latest film "Brave," he talks about the acclaimed animation studio's unique and demanding approach to filmmaking and the process of bringing "Brave" to life on the big screen.
  • Will social media prevent a millennial from getting a job?

    Managers may feel threatened by young adults' addiction to social media outlets and cell phone usage. but the Young Entrepreneur Council found that this attribute could boost the company instead of holding it back.
  • Firefighters battle 8,000-acre Grapevine Fire

    Firefighters continue to battle the 8,000-acre Grapevine Fire in the Safford Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest.
  • Helicopter crashes between Phoenix and Sedona

    Yavapai County has reported that an Aerospatiale AS-350 helicopter departed from Scottsdale headed to Sedona early Saturday morning has crashed.
  • Tucson residents offered money to store rainwater

    Tucson Water is offering its single-family-residential customers a rebate of up to $2,000 for harvesting and storing rainwater.