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Motorcyclist dies after 2-vehicle collision on Baseline Road in Phoenix

A motorcyclist who was rushed to the hospital after a two-vehicle wreck Monday morning in Phoenix has died, authorities said.
11 hours ago
Kevin Stone

Crews searching desert area for Phoenix man find somebody else's skull

A human skull uncovered during the search for Daniel Robinson in a remote West Valley area is not of the missing Phoenix man, authorities said.
13 hours ago

Arizona Gov. Ducey, 25 others ask for border meeting with President Biden

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and 25 other Republican governors Monday asked to meet with President Joe Biden soon to discuss southern border policies they say require "immediate action."
15 hours ago

Arizona reports 2,020 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths Monday

Arizona health officials on Monday reported 2,020 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths from the disease.
16 hours ago

Rollover wreck shuts down eastbound US 60/Grand Avenue

A semitruck rollover crash closed a freeway northwest of downtown Phoenix all morning Monday and part of the afternoon, authorities said.
18 hours ago
SuElen Rivera

Phoenix study finds cool pavement makes significant difference

The city of Phoenix, in partnership with Arizona State University, recently announced the results of the first year of its cool pavement pilot program.
20 hours ago

Arizona Health

Arizona reports 2,020 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths Monday

Arizona health officials on Monday reported 2,020 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths from the disease.
16 hours ago
Associated Press

Arizona's rural patients struggle to transfer to full state hospitals

As Arizona’s biggest hospitals fill up with COVID-19 cases, physicians in some of the state’s smaller or more rural communities fear it’s their patients who need specialty care who will pay the ultimate price.
1 day ago

Arizona reports 2,457 new COVID-19 cases, 26 more deaths Sunday

Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 2,457 new COVID-19 cases and 26 additional deaths from the disease.
2 days ago

Arizona reports 2,742 new COVID-19 cases, 108 more deaths Saturday

Arizona health officials on Saturday reported 2,742 new COVID-19 cases and 108 additional deaths from the disease.
3 days ago

Arizona reports 2,830 new COVID-19 cases, 19 more deaths Friday

Arizona health officials on Friday reported 2,830 new COVID-19 cases and 19 additional deaths from the disease.
4 days ago
Danny Shapiro

Carmona wants Arizona's focus on public health, not politics, in fight against COVID-19

When Dr. Richard Carmona joined Arizona's COVID-19 response team as an adviser late last month, one of his first goals was to shift the conversation about the pandemic from politics to public health.
5 days ago

Austin Riley #27 of the Atlanta Braves slides into second base with an RBI double as Ketel Marte #4...

Braves power past D-backs behind 7-run 5th inning

The Diamondbacks dropped the series opener against the Braves 11-4 after Atlanta blew things open with a seven run fifth inning.
2 hours ago
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer, left, prepares to lead his team onto the field before an NF...

Jaguars 9 losses shy of NFL record as they prepare for Cardinals

The Jaguars have dropped 17 consecutive games, including six in a row by double digits, and have provided little evidence they are nearing a turnaround.
4 hours ago
Head coach Herm Edwards of the Arizona State Sun Devils. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)...

Herm Edwards: ASU needs to be cleaner, smarter as Pac-12 play begins

Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards says the Sun Devils need to play cleaner and smarter as Pac-12 Conference play begins this week.
6 hours ago
Humberto Mejia #62 of the Arizona Diamondbacks in action against the Philadelphia Phillies during a...

D-backs recall P Humberto Mejia from Reno, option Brandyn Sittinger

The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled pitcher Humberto Mejia from Triple-A Reno and optioned Brandyn Sittinger.
7 hours ago
Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury applauds his players during NFL football training camp...

Kliff or Luke? Kingsbury thinks ‘Star Wars’ could do Kyler Murray some good

You would think we lived on Tatooine with the amount of "Star Wars" references -- intentional or not -- the Cardinals have had this season.
8 hours ago
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) tries to elude the tackle of Minnesota Vikings...

Kingsbury: Cardinals need solutions to get DeAndre Hopkins more involved

While DeAndre Hopkins scored Arizona's first touchdown of the game Sunday, the rest of his day was quiet. That can't happen, says Kingsbury.
9 hours ago

Arizona Business

Claire Spinner I Cronkite News

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, Valley traffic returns and carbon emissions rise

Traffic has returned to metro Phoenix in a big way, causing delays in morning and afternoon commutes and increasing carbon emissions in an area that has long-standing problems with air quality.
20 hours ago

Highest priced single building industrial sale in Arizona history completed

The highest priced single building industrial sale in Arizona history has been completed, the seller announced Thursday.
2 days ago
Wills Rice

Bourbon and Bones to open third Valley location in Peoria next fall

Bourbon and Bones Chophouse will open a third Valley location on the corner of 83rd Avenue and Happy Valley Road in Peoria in 2022.
3 days ago

Order up! Morning Squeeze joins downtown Phoenix landscape

Breakfast-lunch chain Morning Squeeze toasted the opening of a third spot Friday, adding another daytime dining option in downtown Phoenix.
4 days ago
Kevin Stone

Arizona Restaurant Week starts Friday with new $55 option on menu

A pricier option has been added to the menu for the fall 2021 edition of Arizona Restaurant Week, a 10-day event that kicks off Friday.
4 days ago
SuElen Rivera

Multiple Valley museums offering free admission tickets this Saturday for Museum Day

A variety of Valley museum's will offer free entry as part of Museum Day on Saturday.
4 days ago

United States

Associated Press

Asian shares mostly extend losses on China property worries

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly declined Tuesday, with Tokyo down 2.2% as worries about heavily indebted Chinese real estate developers weighed on sentiment. On Monday, U.S. stocks logged their biggest drop since May, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite sinking 2.2%. Markets were closed Tuesday in Taiwan, Shanghai and South Korea. In Hong Kong, the […]
11 minutes ago
Associated Press

Bronze bust unveiled at Burt Reynolds' Hollywood gravesite

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A plaque and a palm tree weren’t enough to mark the swagger and star power of Burt Reynolds. That’s why a bronze bust, mustachioed of course, and sporting his “Smokey and the Bandit” cowboy hat, were unveiled on Monday, three years after his death. “Anybody else want to touch him?” Loni […]
27 minutes ago
Associated Press

After Afghans fell from plane, families live with horror

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — It’s a scene that has come to symbolize the chaotic end to America’s 20 years of war in Afghanistan: A lumbering U.S. Air Force cargo plane takes off from Kabul airport, chased by hundreds of desperate Afghan men scrambling to get on the aircraft. As the C-17 transporter gains altitude, shaky […]
1 hour ago
Associated Press

Key hearing set in Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy case

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A key hearing before a Delaware judge could determine whether the Boy Scouts of America might be able to emerge from bankruptcy later this year. The Boy Scouts, based in Irving, Texas, sought bankruptcy protection in February 2020 amid an onslaught of lawsuits by men who said they were sexually abused […]
2 hours ago
Associated Press

World leaders return to UN and face many escalating crises

NEW YORK (AP) — World leaders will be back at the United Nations for the first time in two years on Tuesday with a formidable agenda of escalating crises to tackle, including the still raging COVID-19 pandemic and a relentlessly warming planet. Other pressing issues are rising U.S.-China tensions, Afghanistan’s unsettled future under its new […]
2 hours ago
Associated Press

Dems, backers face uphill immigration path after Senate blow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats launched an uphill fight to rescue their drive to help millions of immigrants remain legally in the U.S., their pathway unclear and the uncertainty exposing tensions between party leaders and progressive groups demanding bold results. Lawmakers and advocacy organizations said Monday they were already weighing fresh options, a day after […]
3 hours ago

Arizona Education

Mesa High School evacuated after bomb threat called in

Mesa High School was evacuated Wednesday morning after a bomb threat was called in, authorities said.
6 days ago
SuElen Rivera

71 Arizona nonprofits receive grants totaling $123M, trustees announce

In surprise individual presentations, 71 Arizona nonprofits were informed they will receive one-time grants totaling $123 million, officials announced Monday.
7 days ago
Associated Press

Judge considering challenge to Arizona's school masks ban

A judge was considering whether to overturn several new Arizona laws that restrict the power of cities, counties and school districts to impose COVID-19 restrictions like mask mandates after hearing arguments in the case Monday.
7 days ago

South Mountain Community College breaks ground on $13.6M expansion, renovation

Construction of a $13.6 million science complex project at South Mountain Community College has begun with officials breaking ground on Monday.
7 days ago
Associated Press

Arizona database flaws may put public safety at risk, auditors say

State auditors are casting a critical eye at the Arizona database used for conducting background checks of people seeking certain types of jobs or work licenses.
9 days ago
SuElen Rivera

Ducey announces plans to work with educators, lawmakers to require 9/11 education

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday announced plans to work with educators and lawmakers to pass legislation guaranteeing 9/11 education in K-12 schools.
10 days ago

Arizona Technology

Kim Komando

7 ways your smartphone can help you get things done

Let’s jump into seven uses for your phone that can make the day and whatever tasks are on hand simpler.
2 days ago
SuElen Rivera

Phoenix nonprofit partners with app for gardeners to donate food for hunger relief efforts

A nonprofit that works to overcome poverty in Phoenix has partnered with a mobile app that will allow gardeners to donate food to support local hunger relief efforts, officials announced Thursday.
7 days ago
Kim Komando

Scan photos and documents without buying a scanner

If you just need to get a digital copy of your license or some other document, I’ll show you how to do it with the tech you own instead of buying a scanner.
9 days ago
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

A variety of tech makes deleting internet cookies a waste of time

The most common way your behavior is tracked is through the use of cookies, which are small text files that are placed in your computer with information about your online activities. Now there's fingerprinting.
10 days ago

Electric-vehicle conversion company moving to Gilbert, hiring 300

A Tempe-based electric vehicle conversion manufacturer plans to move into a huge new facility in the East Valley before the end of year and then ramp up production by spring.
13 days ago
Torrence Dunham

Arizona among the first states to allow residents to add driver's license to Apple Wallet

Presenting your driver's license or state ID at select airport security checkpoints is about to get much easier as Arizona is among the first states that will allow residents to have identification cards on their Apple products.
14 days ago

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How one organization supports early childhood literacy for the most vulnerable

Nearly two out of every three children in low-income communities don’t own a single children’s book, a fact that ultimately could have profound impacts even before entering kindergarten, according to Arizona nonprofit Southwest Human Development.
1 day ago

Grill like a pro this fall with tips from Albertsons

As the weather cools and football season kicks off, it’s a great time to fire up the grill and enjoy your favorite outdoor meals.
19 days ago
Chris Kennedy

My Special Aflac Duck® taking flight in Arizona

For more than 65 years, Aflac has had the extraordinary opportunity and privilege to help provide peace of mind to individuals who have our supplemental insurance policies.
2 months ago

More stroke patients eligible for acute treatment, thanks to research

Historically, patients underwent acute stroke treatments according to strict time guidelines. But thanks to recent advancements in stroke research, more patients are becoming candidates for clot-busting drugs and endovascular therapy at specialized centers like Barrow Neurological Institute.
2 months ago
Day & Night Air

Tips to lower your energy bill in the Arizona heat

Does your summer electric bill make you groan? Are you looking for effective ways to reduce your bill?
2 months ago
Sanderson Ford

4 memorable All-Star moments

After a hiatus in 2020, the MLB All-Star Game is back at Coors Field in Denver on July 13. The Midsummer Classic is the symbolic midway point of Major League Baseball’s season and has been a popular summer tradition since 1933.
3 months ago