Shady Park club, downtown Tempe retirement high-rise settle noise dispute
Tempe Festival of the Arts takes over Mill Avenue all weekend
Police release new lead in 2022 west Phoenix homicide
Chandler Municipal Airport awarded $300K for weather forecasting, lights
2 rescued from off-road vehicle trapped in Avondale floodwaters
I-10, I-17 closures lead weekend Valley freeway restrictions
Phoenix Union committee to recommend return of school resource officers
Chandler wants residents to have their say on protected bike lanes
An East Valley city is asking for feedback through on online survey regarding the potential installation of protected bicycle lanes.
Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoes bill to ban tents in public places
Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a bill Thursday that would have prohibited people from setting up tents or tarps in public areas.
Arizona Dairy Queen on the hunt for missing red spoon statue
The owners of a Dairy Queen in Phoenix remain perplexed as to why someone would steal the giant red spoon that adorned their restaurant.
Population growth in Maricopa County was largest in nation for second consecutive year
For the second consecutive year, more people have been moving to Maricopa County than any other county in the nation.
Arizona politicians react to indictment of former President Donald Trump
Arizona politicians were quick to speak on the unprecedented news of Donald Trump's indictment, with reactions split along party lines.
Arizona's News Roundup: Phoenix business owners win homelessness suit, Hobbs’ staffer resigns
KTAR’s Arizona’s News Roundup this week catches you up on homeless encampment updates, a change in the governor's office and more.
Life Time plans luxury apartments, fit living complex for Paradise Valley Mall makeover
A Phoenix developer and a national health club chain are working together to build a luxury community at the reimagined Paradise Valley Mall.
Here's why a metro Phoenix shopping center is changing its name
A metro Phoenix shopping center is changing its name, saying growth in the area and increased demand are the reasons for the switch.
New Gilbert development to include 2-story Starbucks
Construction is set to begin next week on an 11-acre project that will bring a flagship two-story Starbucks to the East Valley.
Here's why gas prices are rising in metro Phoenix, across Arizona
Gas prices are surging in metro Phoenix and across Arizona and a fuel industry expert says there is a main reason for it.
Phoenix restaurant owner says long 'way to go' following judge's homeless encampment decision
A judge has ordered Phoenix to find a solution for a large homeless camp, but a local restaurant owner said it could be a while before progress is seen.
New Harkins entertainment center concept BackLot coming to Phoenix
Valley-based movie theater chain Harkins is planning to open a new kind of family entertainment center in Phoenix called Backlot.
Timberwolves’ Rudy Gobert fined for comments on officiating in Suns game
Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert was fined $25,000 for comments made that criticized officiating after the team's 107-100 loss to the Suns.
Nikola Jokic, 3 other Nuggets questionable to face Suns
The Denver Nuggets list Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray among a group of key players questionable to play Friday against the Phoenix Suns.
D-backs trade for LHP Anthony Misiewicz; Corbin Martin to 60-day IL
The Arizona Diamondbacks traded cash considerations to acquire left-handed pitcher Anthony Misiewicz from the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.
Coyotes prospect Logan Cooley named finalist for Hobey Baker Award
Arizona Coyotes prospect Logan Cooley was named as a finalist for the most prestigious award in college hockey, the Hobey Baker Award.
How to watch the Suns, D-backs and Coyotes on Friday
It's going to be a busy night of athletics to end March with three of the Valley's four major sports teams in action on Friday.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. lives every emotion as Dodgers fan proposes on field, gets walloped
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. went from celebrating to shock as a Dodgers fan who ran onto the field proposed before getting tackled.
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Phoenix Union Superintendent Gestson leaving after 8 years at helm
The superintendent of the Valley's largest public high school district is leaving after eight years for a university-level position.
Advocacy group to act as 'watchdog' for Arizona English-language learners
A Valley advocacy group plans to act as a "watchdog" for all things coming out of the Department of Education, including Arizona schools chief Tom Horne's efforts.
Report finds UA campus safety gaps after fatal shooting
A report found there were missed opportunities to investigate an expelled University of Arizona student who killed a professor last year.
Arizona public universities team up to research police, firefighter staffing shortages
Arizona’s three public universities are teaming up to help police and fire departments across the state to solve staffing shortages.
Valley school district switches to 4-day workweek to recruit, retain staff
A Phoenix-area school district is switching to a four-day workweek to attract new employees and entice current ones to stay on the job.
Supt. Horne says crank call 'idiocy' won't derail Arizona hotline for parent complaints
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne said bogus reports won’t sidetrack the hotline he created to field parent complaints about lesson material.
UArizona researchers awarded nearly $1M to track tick species and their diseases
Researchers at the University of Arizona are building the first database of tick distribution and correlated diseases in the state.
Valley students taking peer-to-peer approach when raising awareness for fentanyl
A group of students at Valley schools are working together to raise awareness of the deadly effects of fentanyl.
Banner Health announces plan to open Scottsdale hospital in 2026
Banner Health announced Monday it plans to open a full-service hospital and cancer care center in the northeast Valley.
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Arizona Democrats sue third-party No Labels, Sec. of State Fontes
The Arizona Democratic Party filed a complaint Thursday against Secretary of State Adrian Fontes and newly recognized third party No Labels.
Arizona high court rejects all but 1 of Kari Lake's election claims
The Arizona Supreme Court has declined to hear most of Republican Kari Lake’s appeal in a challenge of her defeat in the governor’s race but revived a claim that was dismissed by a trial court.
Rep. Grijalva of Arizona asks DOJ to investigate Cochise County over election appointment
U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva wants the Department of Justice to investigate Cochise County for giving elections director duties to its recorder.
Chandler pilot program to have drones deliver medical supplies to assisted living facility
Chandler has approved a pilot program that will have drones deliver medical supplies from a pharmacy to an assisted living facility about 2 miles away.
Here's the 1 security step you can't afford to skip on Windows PC or Mac
Stepping away from your computer creates an opportunity for hackers, crooks, or simply nosy people with nothing better to do than snoop. Here's how to prevent them from getting a look at what you're doing.
Protect your privacy from apps and people tracking your every move
Install an app, and in the legalese, it says the app developer has the right to share or transfer data collected from users with third-party entities, including advertisers, marketers, or data brokers. But you can make it stop.
Mourners gather for 1st Nashville school shooting funeral
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Family and friends of Evelyn Dieckhaus, one of three children who were killed in a school shooting in Nashville this week, remembered her Friday as a “shining light” and said farewell to a girl who loved art, music, animals and snuggling with her older sister on the couch. The funeral at […]
Fomer US intel director's daughter gets 35 years for murder
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — The daughter of former U.S. intelligence director John Negroponte was sentenced Friday to 35 years in prison in the fatal stabbing of a friend after a drunken argument at a Maryland home, prosecutors announced. Sophia Negroponte, 30, of Washington, D.C., was convicted in January of second-degree murder in the 2020 death […]
Alex Murdugh to be kept in protective custody in prison
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina prison officials have decided to keep former attorney and convicted murderer Alex Murdaugh in a special protective unit as he begins serving his life sentence for killing his wife and son. Mental health and prison experts determined that Murdaugh should be kept in protective custody after they reviewed his […]
Court: 2018 Musk tweet unlawfully threatened UAW efforts
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 2018 Twitter post by Tesla CEO Elon Musk unlawfully threatened Tesla employees with the loss of stock options if they decided to be represented by a union, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a March […]
2 men get 220-year terms in Indianapolis quadruple killing
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two men convicted of murder and other charges in the fatal Indianapolis shootings of three young men and a young woman were both sentenced Friday to 220 years in prison. Cameron Banks and Desmond Banks were sentenced after being convicted in early March of four counts each of murder, felony murder and […]
Developer drops land purchase in historically Black town
EATONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A developer on Friday ended plans to purchase a 100-acre (39-hectare) property from the local school system in a historically Black town in Florida following a public outcry that the deal threatened the cultural heritage of the community made famous by Harlem Renaissance writer Zora Neale Hurston. Derek Bruce said in […]
Here's what you need to know about OCD and where to find help
It's fair to say that most people know what obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders generally are, but there's a lot more information than meets the eye about a mental health diagnosis that affects about one in every 100 adults in the United States.
5 common causes for chronic neck pain
Neck pain can debilitate one’s daily routine, yet 80% of people experience it in their lives and 20%-50% deal with it annually.
Valley Boys & Girls Club uses esports to help kids make healthy choices
KTAR’s Community Spotlight focuses on the Boys & Girls Club of the Valley and the work to incorporate esports into children's lives.
Company looking for oldest air conditioner and wants to reward homeowner with new one
Does your air conditioner make weird noises or a burning smell when it starts? If so, you may be due for an AC unit replacement.
Sports gambling can be fun for adults, but it's a dangerous game for children
While adults may find that sports gambling is a way to enhance the experience with more than just fandom on the line, it can be a dangerous proposition if children get involved in the activity.
Celebrate 50 years of Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade magic!
Since its first production in the early 1970s, the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Lerner & Rowe has been a staple of Valley traditions, bringing family fun and excitement to downtown Phoenix.