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Southbound I-17 was closed for a fatal crash on Feb. 20, 2024. (ADOT Photo)...

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Southbound I-17 reopens just north of metro Phoenix after fatal crash

The southbound I-17 reopened at around 6 p.m. after a fatal crash caused a shutdown, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

Bob Sanders will officially become the Buckeye police chief on March 3, 2024. (Buckeye Photo)...

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Buckeye appoints new police chief to lead West Valley city

Buckeye announced Tuesday it had promoted Bob Sanders to police chief after serving a decade as deputy police chief in the West Valley city.

Saiya, at First Avenue and McKinley Street in the Roosevelt Row area, had its last beam placed on t...

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Downtown Phoenix apartment tower Saiya reaches construction milestone

A downtown Phoenix high-rise apartment tower that has been under construction for nearly two years recently reached a milestone ahead of its anticipated summer opening.

Peso pluma singing on Mesa's Sloan Park stage in 2023....

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Mexican singer Peso Pluma to stop in Phoenix on 'Exodo' tour this fall

Mexican singer Peso Pluma announced a stop in Phoenix on his upcoming tour, officials said.

Firefighters at the scene of a house fire in Goodyear, Arizona...

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West Valley firefighters rescue elderly woman from burning home

West Valley firefighters rescued an elderly woman from an overnight house fire in Goodyear, authorities said.

Kari Lake greets supporters after announcing her bid for the seat of U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Oc...

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Here's what Kari Lake said about abortion, Ukraine, border, more in wide-ranging interview

Arizona U.S. Senate hopeful Kari Lake discussed her views on abortion, the war in Ukraine, border security and more in a wide-ranging radio interview Monday.

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Arizona State Sun Devils baseball head coach Willie Bloomquist. (Twitter photo/@ASU_Baseball)...

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Willie Bloomquist talks NIL, parity in college baseball and objectives for ASU

Willie Bloomquist joined Arizona Sports' Bickley & Marotta to chat Arizona State baseball and the challenges in roster building.

Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley at the Arizona Sports studio during Newsmakers Week (Arizona ...

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Bobby Hurley: Arizona currently ‘1 of few teams’ that can win NCAA Tournament

Arizona State men's basketball head coach Bobby Hurley believes cross-state Arizona Wildcats can go far this year given their makeup.

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Diamondbacks’ Torey Lovullo confident in Geraldo Perdomo as everyday shortstop

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo expects Geraldo Perdomo to start 135-140 games at shortstop in 2024.

Arizona Coyotes coach Andre Tourigny...

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Tourigny: Coyotes must focus amidst losing streak, doubts over future arena

Arizona Coyotes coach Andre Tourigny spoke about the Coyotes' 10-game losing streak and how future arena plans are a "distraction"

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Cardinals add Malik Nabers, Robinson in Daniel Jeremiah’s latest mock NFL Draft

NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah's latest mock draft has the Cardinals improving both sides of the ball with their pair of first-round picks.

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2 adults charged with murder in deadly shooting at Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade

Two men have been charged with murder in the shooting that killed one person and injured 22 others after Kansas City's Super Bowl parade.

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Texas buyer found for Adero Scottsdale resort in receivership

After being placed in a receivership following its ownership’s failure to make mortgage payments, a buyer has been lined up to acquire the Adero Scottsdale resort.

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Noble Ground Coffee offers a chance to win signed Phoenix Suns merch during grand opening

Want signed Phoenix Suns merchandise? Noble Ground Coffee's new Mesa café will offer a chance to win free swag for its Friday grand opening.

A California developer is moving forward with plans for a new multifamily and retail project near t...

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California developer seeks extension before construction on long-planned Phoenix project

A years-long effort to develop a prominent infill project called Omninet West along a light rail corridor on Central Avenue in Phoenix could be delayed by another two years.

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Black Arizonans more at risk of developing strokes than other racial groups, Valley doctor says

Smoking and taking the wrong blood pressure medication are some reasons why Black Americans have a higher risk of developing strokes.

Supporters of Issue 1, the Right to Reproductive Freedom amendment, attend a rally in Columbus, Ohi...

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Lawmakers look to protect health-related data as it's used in abortion battle

Lawmakers in multiple states are looking to keep health data private as some information is being used in the abortion debate.

Arizona Sen. T.J. Shope is sponsoring a bill that would make "magic mushrooms" legal for medicinal ...

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Arizona Sen. TJ Shope believes 'magic mushrooms' could help those suffering from PTSD

Arizona Republican Sen. T.J. Shope is hoping to pass a bill that would legalize "magic mushrooms" with the purpose of helping those suffering from PTSD.

Arizona Votes

Kari Lake greets supporters after announcing her bid for the seat of U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Oc...

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Here's what Kari Lake said about abortion, Ukraine, border, more in wide-ranging interview

Arizona U.S. Senate hopeful Kari Lake discussed her views on abortion, the war in Ukraine, border security and more in a wide-ranging radio interview Monday.

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Clint Hickman says threats deterring Arizonans from seeking office

Maricopa County Supervisor Clint Hickman believes continued vitriol is driving people away from elected positions in Arizona.

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko files to run for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko filed to run for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in District 4 to replace outgoing supervisor Clint Hickman.

Arizona Homeless News

Drug-free zones focus of new bill Republican lawmaker pushes...

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State lawmaker wants to change Arizona law related to drug use and homelessness

Arizona state Rep. Matt Gress introduced a bill that would amend current law to create drug-free zones within areas around service providers.

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New Phoenix court helps those experiencing homelessness through the legal system

The Phoenix Community Court is a new path where people experiencing homelessness who are facing low-level criminal charges.

Point in time homelessness count 2024...

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Here's an inside look at Valley's yearly census of unhoused population

It was a cold, rainy morning as volunteers and city and nonprofit workers gathered in Phoenix this week for the 2024 point-in-time homelessness count.

Arizona Education

The annual Strategic School Staffing Summit, run by Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teac...

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Arizona public schools struggle to fill teaching positions as leaders brainstorm school staffing solutions

Public school educators say they are some of the most underpaid and overworked laborers, and many are quitting or leaving the profession.

An elementary school in San Luis near the U.S./Mexico border was selected as a finalist for a natio...

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Arizona elementary school near border selected as finalist for national award, cash prize

Desert View Elementary School, located near Arizona's border to Mexico, was announced as a finalist for the NIET Founder's Award.

The Paradise Valley Unified School Board has voted to close three schools at the end of the school ...

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3 Paradise Valley schools to close as enrollment numbers decline

The Paradise Valley Unified School Board has voted to close three schools at the end of the school year as enrollment numbers decline.

Arizona Technology

A Waymo robotaxi waits for pedestrians to walk through a crosswalk...

Kevin Stone

Waymo issues software recall for robotaxi fleet after 2 minor collisions in Phoenix

Waymo issued a voluntary recall for the software on its entire fleet of robotaxis after a pair of minor collisions in Phoenix.

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego at the announcement of initiatives in the semiconductor industry. (@Mayo...

Damon Allred

Phoenix Mayor announces semiconductor industry initiatives

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego announced the creation of initiatives to further bolster Phoenix's semiconductor industry on Thursday.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is building its massive chip factories in north Phoenix. (TS...

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TSMC could delay production start date for second Arizona chip factory

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is reassessing the production start date and the type of chip products it will manufacture at its second Arizona fab now under construction in north Phoenix.

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Alice Paul Tapper to publish picture book inspired by medical misdiagnosis

NEW YORK (AP) — The new book from bestselling author Alice Paul Tapper, daughter of CNN anchor Jake Tapper, was inspired by a near-fatal health emergency. “Use Your Voice,” with illustrations by Fanny Liem, is a fictionalized take on Alice’s hospitalization in 2021 after she experienced intense stomach pain, chills and vomiting — what turned […]

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Stock market today: Wall Street dips lower as markets wait for Nvidia earrnings, Fed meeting minutes

Wall Street inched lower early Wednesday while markets waited for Nvidia’s quarterly earnings release, which could serve as a litmus test for the AI chip revolution. Futures for the S&P 500 dipped 0.3% before the bell and futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%. Nvidia’s report, which will come out later in the […]

FILE - An orca swims past a recreational boat sailing just offshore in the Salish Sea in the San Ju...

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To keep whales safe, Coast Guard launches boat alert system in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Photographer Matt McDonald had lived on Puget Sound for years, but had never seen a whale, so he was elated when he spotted a giant marine mammal just off Seattle’s waterfront one evening. The excitement was short-lived. As McDonald tracked the whale in his camera’s viewfinder, a state ferry that dwarfed the […]

FILE - From left, Glenn Horowitz, Craig Inciardi and Edward Kosinski appear in criminal court after...

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An unusual criminal case over handwritten lyrics to 'Hotel California' goes to trial Wednesday

NEW YORK (AP) — A curious criminal case involving handwritten lyrics to the classic rock megahit “Hotel California” and other Eagles favorites is going to trial in a New York courtroom, with opening statements set for Wednesday. The three defendants, all well-established in the collectibles world, are accused of scheming to thwart Eagles co-founder Don […]

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Family friend of Texas girl Audrii Cunningham facing charges in 11-year-old's death, prosecutor says

A family friend of 11-year-old Audrii Cunningham was in jail Wednesday as prosecutors say they plan to charge him in the girl’s death after her body was found in a river near her rural Texas home. Polk County Sheriff Byron Lyons said the body of the young girl — who went missing last week — […]

FILE - President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South L...

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It's an election year, and Biden's team is signaling a more aggressive posture toward the press

NEW YORK (AP) — Occupants of the White House have grumbled over news coverage practically since the place was built. Now it’s Joe Biden’s turn: With a reelection campaign underway, there are signs that those behind the president are starting to more aggressively and publicly challenge how he is portrayed. Within the past two weeks, […]

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Avoid a potential emergency and get your home’s heating and furnace safety checked

With the weather getting colder throughout the Valley, the best time to make sure your heating is all up to date is now. 

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KTAR launches online holiday auction benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley

KTAR is teaming up with The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley for a holiday auction benefitting thousands of Valley kids.