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  • Correction: Virus Outbreak story

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In a story published July 24, 2021, about changes in the way states are reporting on coronavirus cases, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Florida changed to weekly reporting on virus cases earlier this month. Florida made the shift to weekly updates on the virus in early June. Copyright © The […]
  • Monsoon season in Phoenix wetter than past two seasons combined

    This year's monsoon season officially became wetter than the previous two seasons combined, according to the National Weather Service.
  • Arizona reports 1,528 new COVID-19 cases, 26 additional deaths Saturday

    Arizona health officials on Saturday reported 1,528 new COVID-19 cases and 26 additional deaths from the disease.
  • Odd couple: QB Baker Mayfield, Valley rocker Alice Cooper team for TV spot

    The unlikely pairing of NFL quarterback Baker Mayfield and Valley shock rock legend Alice Cooper took place during an insurance company commercial shoot.
  • Foundation to host 9/11 memorial stair climb at Salt River Fields

    The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will hold one of its 9/11 memorial stair climb events at Salt River Fields later this year.
  • Glendale food bank wins nearly 3 tons of ground beef worth $15,000

    Glendale's Hope for Hunger took delivery of nearly 3 tons of beef Friday morning after winning a competition with four other community food banks from around the nation.
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  • Texas begins jailing border crossers on trespassing charges

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is beginning to arrest migrants on trespassing charges along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s actions that he says are needed to slow the number of border crossings, jailing at least 10 people so far with more on the way, authorities said Thursday. The arrests put […]
  • Phoenix police arrest rookie officer for assaulting man while handcuffed

    A 23-year-old Phoenix police officer has been arrested for assaulting a man while he was handcuffed last week, authorities said.
  • New technology propels efforts to fight Western wildfires

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As drought- and wind-driven wildfires have become more dangerous across the American West in recent years, firefighters have tried to become smarter in how they prepare. They’re using new technology and better positioning of resources in a bid to keep small blazes from erupting into mega-fires like the ones that torched […]
  • Mesa elementary school teacher wins Gaydos and Chad’s teacher tribute

    A Mesa elementary school teacher has been named KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Gaydos and Chad Show’s Pay Tribute to a Teacher winner for June, presented by Your Valley Toyota Dealers.
  • Arizona leaders stress importance of vaccine amid rising COVID-19 cases

    In response to the rising COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant, Arizona leaders on Friday stressed the importance of getting vaccinated.
  • Arizona archer takes aim at Olympic gold after health scare

    The fact that Arizona archer Brady Ellison is even shooting arrows pain-free again, much less at the Olympics, is something of a medical marvel.
  • Federal court shoots down ousted Arizona lawmaker’s appeal

    A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter, who was expelled in 2018 for sexual harassment.
  • Authorities cancel Silver Alert for missing 98-year-old Tempe woman

    Authorities canceled a Silver Alert a few hours after it was issued for a 98-year-old Tempe woman with dementia last seen that morning.
  • Trump says he’s looking forward to Phoenix visit, rips GOP state senator

    Former President Donald Trump on Thursday said he’s looking forward to visiting Phoenix this weekend and launched an attack on a Republican state lawmaker who’s been critical of the partisan audit of last year’s Maricopa County election.
  • Phoenix Zoo’s drive-thru event set to end Sunday

    The final day for visitors to participate in the Phoenix Zoo's drive-thru event will be Sunday, officials announced.
  • Arizona Lottery breaks sales record for third consecutive year

    The Arizona Lottery achieved record sales numbers during the 2021 fiscal year totaling over $1.439 billion, officials said in a press release Thursday.
  • Phoenix firefighters rescue injured hiker stuck on mountain for 24 hours

    A hiker is recovering after firefighters rescued him off a Phoenix mountain Thursday about a day after he suffered a serious leg injury.
  • Think Tank discusses wide range of topics with 3 guests

    This week’s show format is an homage to Pat McMahon’s “The McMahon Group,” which regularly brought together interesting people who might not normally intersect with each other.