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  • Migrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities said a group of about 350 migrants broke the locks on a gate at the Guatemalan border Friday and forced their way into southern Mexico to join a larger group of migrants trying to make their way toward the United States. The National Immigration Institute did not identify the […]
  • Tempe councilman Granville ousted over sex assault, misconduct claims

    The Tempe City Council voted Friday to remove Councilman Kolby Granville over allegations of sexual assault and providing alcohol to minors.
  • Fisher-Price recalls sleepers after more than 30 babies died

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fisher-Price recalled nearly 5 million infant sleepers on Friday after more than 30 babies died in them over a 10-year period. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said anyone who bought a Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play sleeper should stop using it right away and contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher. […]
  • Growing number of states move to shield lottery winners

    PHOENIX (AP) — A growing number of states are moving to allow the winners of big lottery jackpots to stay anonymous as privacy concerns are increasingly trumping lottery groups’ wishes to publicize winners to boost sales and show that the games are fair. Arizona could be the next state to join at least nine others […]
  • Salvation Army to host Easter egg hunt in south Phoenix this weekend

    The Salvation Army and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is hosting its fourth annual RJ's Egg Hunt on Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m.
  • Ducey signs bill requiring financial literacy for high school graduation

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law a requirement for high school students to pass a financial literacy class in order to graduate.
  • Cindy McCain says border walls don’t deter human trafficking in US

    Cindy McCain said border walls don’t deter human trafficking in the United States, contrary to President Donald Trump’s assertion.
  • South Phoenix light rail extension gets federal approval, access to funds

    The south Phoenix light rail extension gained federal approval this week to move into its next phase, pumping millions of dollars into the project.
  • Politically correct

    The words “politically correct” have become fighting words. KTAR News 92.3 FM's Think Tank explores the history of this phrase in this week's episode.
  • Testing finds chemicals in water samples at Luke Air Force Base

    Potentially toxic chemicals were found in groundwater at Luke Air Force Base, but the drinking water at the West Valley facility was deemed safe.
  • Man accused of jumping from plane onto Phoenix Sky Harbor tarmac

    A man is facing trespassing charges after allegedly jumping from a plane onto the tarmac at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport early Friday.
  • KTAR News presents special coverage series: Arizona’s Immigration Crisis

    KTAR News 92.3 FM presents Arizona's Immigration Crisis, a series bringing you a comprehensive view of the crisis at the border, starting 5 a.m. Monday.
  • Let there be lightsabers: New ‘Star Wars’ movie has title, trailer

    Hang on to your lightsabers, “Star Wars” fans, the final episode of the third trilogy has a title and a trailer. Say hello to "The Rise of Skywalker."
  • Online university moving headquarters to Chandler

    A for-profit online university's parent company will move its headquarters to metro Phoenix, after a name change and in the middle of legal wranglings.
  • $1M bond for mom, no bail for daughter in suspected Prescott murder

    A $1 million bond has been set for a Prescott woman accused in the suspected death of the family's matriarch while the suspect's daughter is being held without bail.
  • Arizona hunting commission seeking comment on proposed rule change

    The Arizona Game and Fish Commission is weighing whether it should adopt a rule that would prohibit using lethal methods in a hunting contest for "predatory and fur-bearing animals."
  • Arizona to erase some possible grounds for death sentences

    Arizona is moving to tighten the state's law on capital punishment by eliminating three of the 14 so-called aggravating circumstances that can be the basis for imposing death sentences for convicted murderers.
  • Trump ‘strongly looking’ at releasing migrants in Dem cities

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he is strongly considering releasing “Illegal Immigrants” into Democratic strongholds to punish congressional foes for inaction on the border– just hours after White House and Homeland Security officials insisted the idea had been rejected as fast as it had been proposed. “Due to the fact that Democrats […]
  • Phoenix man accused of killing wife, 2 daughters over affair allegations

    A man was arrested in Phoenix on Thursday after allegedly killing his wife, two young daughters and a man he believed was having an affair with his wife.
  • Party like it’s 1989: B-52s coming to Phoenix this summer

    The B-52s are bringing the '80s back to Comerica Theatre in Phoenix this summer as part of their 40th anniversary world tour.