WEEKNIGHTS AT 6PM ON KTAR NEWS 92.3

Arizona's Evening News

woman holds money and types into computer...
KTAR.com

Arizona street gang indicted after alleged involvement in pandemic assistance fraud scheme

Members of the Arizona Mexican Mafia received a 50-count indictment after fraudulently filling for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance funds.
5 hours ago
Image of a thermometer measuring high heat. The heat dome that's been baking Texas is inching towar...
KTAR.com

Chandler to begin heat relief services on May 1

With summer seemingly coming fast, the City of Chandler plans to open a day respite center and eight cooling locations starting on May 1.
7 hours ago
Belicofest...
KTAR.com

Mexican regional music festival coming to Wild Horse Pass in Chandler

Wild Horse Pass in Chandler will host Mexican regional music festival "Belicofest" over the last weekend of April.
9 hours ago
(Facebook Photo/ Prescott Frontier Days)...
KTAR.com

Prescott’s ‘World’s Oldest Rodeo’ to celebrate traditions this summer

Tradition will be the theme of the 137th annual "World’s Oldest Rodeo" in Prescott this summer.
11 hours ago
(Facebook/Gilbert Police Department)...
KTAR.com

Police investigating death of man pulled from canal in Gilbert

The Gilbert Police Department is investigating the death of man it pulled from a canal on Saturday morning.
13 hours ago
Community listening session on teen violence in Chandler set...
Serena O'Sullivan

Chandler city leaders to host community listening session on youth violence

Chandler city officials will host a community listening session on teen violence and behavioral health in early May.
18 hours ago
Diners eat at a Cheesecake Factory restaurant on May 11, 2023 in Oak Park, Illinois. (Photo by Scot...
David Veenstra

Here are the shops and restaurants Surprise residents want to see the most

The City of Surprise released the results of its 2024 Retail Survey. Here are the shops and restaurants Surprise residents most want to see.
19 hours ago
An aerial view map shows where a homebuilder bought a former golf course site in Glendale at 55th a...
Angela Gonzales/Phoenix Business Journal

Shuttered Glendale golf course site sold to Denver homebuilder for cash

Richmond American Homes of Arizona Inc. paid $28.64 million for land that was once home to a golf course in Glendale.
20 hours ago
Live Love is a nonprofit dedicated to improving local communities. (Live Love photos/via Facebook)...
David Veenstra

Chandler approves long-term partnership for new community center development

The city of Chandler reached an agreement with nonprofit Live Love to be able to use a new community center currently being developed. 
1 day ago
southern Arizona rancher George Alan Kelly...
Associated Press

Jurors don’t have a verdict yet in an Arizona rancher’s trial for fatally shooting a migrant

A jury in southern Arizona is still deliberating in the trial of a rancher charged with fatally shooting an unarmed migrant on his property near the U.S.-Mexico border.
1 day ago
During an earnings call on April 18, 2024, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. said engineer...
Amy Edelen/Phoenix Business Journal

Wafer production underway at TSMC’s Phoenix factory; Q1 earnings beat expectations

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is making “significant progress” on its north Phoenix site with engineering wafer production already underway.
1 day ago
Repeat killer sentenced to life in prison after murdering girlfriend...
KTAR.com

Tempe man sentenced to life in prison for murdering girlfriend

The Maricopa County Attorney's Office said it sentenced Gary Cox, 60, a repeat killer, to life in prison for murdering his girlfriend.
1 day ago
Mugshot of Alvin Massenburg II, who was arrested April 17, 2024, in connection with a fatal shootin...
KTAR.com

Suspect arrested 2 days after deadly shooting at Phoenix smoke shop

An arrest has been made in a Phoenix smoke shop shooting that left one man dead earlier this week, authorities announced Friday.
1 day ago
Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes speaks to reporters in Phoenix after the state Supreme Court up...
Kevin Stone

Arizona’s near-total abortion ban can’t be enforced before June 8, AG Kris Mayes tells providers

Arizona's near-total abortion ban can't be enforced before June 8, the state's top legal officer told medical providers this week.
2 days ago
Harrison Ward was arrested on April 18, 2024, for his alleged role in a fatal Gilbert crash. (Maric...
KTAR.com

Wrong-way driver arrested in Gilbert after fatal crash

A man was arrested in Gilbert on Thursday for his role in a fatal, early morning wrong-way crash, authorities said.
2 days ago
Follow @veenstra_david...
David Veenstra

Valley’s ultimate foodie festival returns this weekend with fried chicken, donuts and more

Prepare for a mouthwatering adventure as the Valley's ultimate global-inspired food festival is returning on Saturday to Peoria.
2 days ago
Mugshot of Phoenix domestic violence suspect Emmanuel Maldonado, who was arrested Thursday, April 1...
KTAR.com

Phoenix domestic violence suspect tracked down, arrested after leaving scene with child

A Phoenix domestic violence suspect was arrested Thursday after allegedly assaulting his estranged wife and taking off with one of their children.
2 days ago
A freeway sign on a poll says South Loop 101. Part of the southbound Loop 101 in Tempe will be clos...
Kevin Stone

East Valley closure tops list of metro Phoenix freeway restrictions this weekend

A full closure in the East Valley tops the list of metro Phoenix freeway restrictions this weekend.
2 days ago
A conservative lawmaker, Austin Smith, halted his reelection campaign for the Arizona House of Repr...
Associated Press

Arizona GOP lawmaker drops reelection campaign after forgery allegations

Republican Arizona state Rep. Austin Smith halted his reelection campaign after being accused of forging signatures on his petitions.
2 days ago
Arizonans should make sure their pets and livestock have up-to-date rabies vaccinations, health off...
Balin Overstolz McNair

Arizona wildlife officials warn about rabies threat as temperatures rise

Arizona wildlife officials are issuing a rabies warning as rising temperatures draw more animals out of hiding.
2 days ago
AZ Political Podcast: Garrett Archer talks election integrity...
Jim Sharpe

AZ Political Podcast: Election analyst Garrett Archer with ABC15 talks election integrity

On this episode of the AZ Political Podcast, Garrett Archer, a data analyst with ABC15, sits down with Jim Sharpe to talk about elections.
2 days ago
Johnny Was, a bohemian-inspired brand developed in California, is set to open in Scottsdale Fashion...
SuElen Rivera

Johnny Was relocates to Scottsdale Fashion Square from Kierland Commons

Johnny Was, a bohemian-inspired brand developed in California, is set to open in Scottsdale Fashion Square on Friday after relocating from Kierland Commons.
2 days ago
The exterior of the El Dorado Tech Center in Gilbert. PipShip, an ecommerce solutions company, sign...
Kevin Stone

E-commerce solutions company PipShip moving operations from Tempe to Gilbert

PipShip is relocating its distribution and e-commerce operations from Tempe to Gilbert, a move of about 8 miles.
2 days ago
Iram Quintana...
KTAR.com

Phoenix police make arrest in 2014 cold case homicide

The Phoenix Police Department arrested Iram Quintana, the main suspect of a 2014 cold case murder, on Tuesday.
2 days ago
Live music and DJ sets are one of the main attractions during the Whoopee Daze Festival this weeken...
David Veenstra

Whoopee Daze Festival arrives in Tolleson this weekend

The Whoopee Daze Festival returns to Tolleson this weekend. The three-day festival features a parade, carnival rides, food trucks and crafts.
2 days ago
southern Arizona rancher George Alan Kelly...
Associated Press

Trial of a southern Arizona rancher charged in fatal shooting of unarmed migrant goes to the jury

Closing arguments were made against a southern Arizona rancher accused of shooting an undocumented migrant on his land to death on Thursday.
2 days ago
Operation Makeup Break Up...
Serena O'Sullivan

3 West Valley women accused of selling stolen merchandise out of their homes

Three West Valley women have been indicted for operating illicit businesses from their home using stolen merchandise, authorities said.
2 days ago
Aircraft perform a flyover during the Global Premiere of "Top Gun: Maverick" on May 4, 2022 in San ...
David Veenstra

Scottsdale Airport to show ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ for its first movie night

Scottsdale Airport will offer a starlit screening of "Top Gun: Maverick" on Saturday with Tom Cruise soaring as a daring naval aviator.
2 days ago
File photo of a prison fence with barbed wire on top. Broderrick Ramon Coggeshell was sentenced Mon...
KTAR.com

Arizona drunk driver sentenced to 9 years in prison for causing fatal crash in 2022

An Arizona man was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for causing a fatal crash in 2022 while driving drunk, authorities said.
2 days ago
Preparations are underway for the Home & Garden Show's Floral Showcase at WestWorld of Scottsdale. ...
David Veenstra

Maricopa County Home and Garden Show’s new Floral Showcase coming to Scottsdale this weekend

The Maricopa County Home and Garden show's Floral Showcase is coming to the Valley for the first time this weekend.
3 days ago