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Jim Sharpe

How about actual ‘safe spaces’ for Phoenix Union students?

Following a Monday shooting at Cesar Chavez High School, KTAR News host Jim Sharpe asks if school resource officers should have a renewed presence at Phoenix Union High School District.
4 days ago
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Jayme West

Phoenix police looking for leads in 2009 murder, 2016 robbery

Phoenix police are looking for leads in the brutal 2009 murder of an elderly homeless man and the 2016 robbery of a 59-year-old man.
5 days ago
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Phoenix police investigating death of woman following single-vehicle car crash

Phoenix police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman following a single-vehicle car accident early Sunday, authorities said.
6 days ago
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Gilbert Police Department hoping for leads in 1991 missing persons cold case

It's been more than 30 years since the disappearance of 23-year-old Gilbert resident Lisa Jameson, and police are still hoping for tips that may lead to solving the case.
7 days ago
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Police investigate death of 27-year-old man found in Phoenix

Police are investigating the death of a 27-year-old man found in Phoenix Thursday morning.
8 days ago
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Kari Lake, Katie Hobbs expand leads in Arizona governor’s race poll

Democrat Katie Hobbs and Republican Kari Lake, front-runners in the race for Arizona governor for 2022, have added to their numbers, a new voters' poll showed Tuesday.
11 days ago
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Jayme West

Chandler police hoping public has clues to solve 2000 murder

The Chandler Police Department is hoping someone out there saw something on Halloween in 2000 when a man was killed after leaving a bar.
12 days ago
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Sen. Mark Kelly wants White House to look into Arizona’s soaring gas prices

The rapid rise of gas prices in Arizona is a concern to U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly and he wants the White House to do something about it.
16 days ago
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Report finds COVID is Arizona’s No. 1 cause of death during pandemic

A new study found that Arizona was the only state where COVID-19 was the leading cause of death during the pandemic, a public health nonprofit said.
18 days ago
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Jayme West

Phoenix police looking for leads in 2016 murder, 2017 assault

Phoenix police are looking for leads in the shooting of a 19-year-old man and the unrelated assault of a 79-year-old man and hope the public can help.
19 days ago
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17-year-old in custody accused of fatally shooting teen in Buckeye

Buckeye police said a 17-year-old boy is in custody after being accused of fatally shooting a teen in Buckeye Saturday morning.
20 days ago
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Police investigate death of 22-year-old man found lying near bushes in Phoenix

Police are investigating the death of a 22-year-old man found lying near bushes in Phoenix Saturday morning, authorities said.
20 days ago
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Jim Sharpe

Untamed Turkey Day inflation may mean menu adjustments

Thanksgiving travel is expected to get close to pre-pandemic levels this year. But with 90% of Turkey Day travelers taking a car with gas prices spiking, some menu adjustments may be necessary, writes KTAR News host Jim Sharpe.
24 days ago
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Arizona expected to add more than 720K jobs by 2030

Arizona will be flush with new jobs, more than 720,000 in a variety of sectors, by the end of the decade, according to economic projections.
25 days ago
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Marcia Hammond

Arizona, border towns open arms to returning visitors from Mexico, Canada

The wait is over for border towns in Arizona, as the United States lifted pandemic nonessential land travel restrictions from Mexico on Monday.
26 days ago
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Jayme West

Phoenix police searching for suspects in unusual assault cases

Phoenix police are looking for help in identifying two assault suspects who have two things in common: bad tempers and unusual weapons.
26 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

COVID-19 shots for kids 5 to 11 underway in metro Phoenix

Shots are already in the arms of some children ages 5-11 in metro Phoenix, less than a day after the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine cleared its final hurdles from national health advisers.
1 month ago
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Jayme West

Police searching for leads in pair of 2016 Phoenix parking lot robberies

Two different parking lot armed robberies and two very distinctive suspect descriptions. Police are hoping the public can help them with leads.
1 month ago
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Karie Dozer

Opinion: An ode to Grant Woods, a straight shooter who loved Arizona

Grant Woods was a brilliant man, an excellent lawyer, a quick study, and a brave and loyal husband and dad. He was a quintessential Arizonan who valued independence, originality and wit, writes former spokeswoman Karie Dozer.
1 month ago
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Jayme West

Phoenix police looking for leads in 2016 robbery, attempted kidnapping cases

Phoenix police are searching for the suspects in a robbery and attempted kidnapping cases and they hope the public can help.
1 month ago
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Jerry Colangelo eyes ‘city of future’ in West Valley development

Phoenix business mogul Jerry Colangelo said the vision for the large-scale planned community in the West Valley near Buckeye is to make a "city of the future."
1 month ago
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Kevin Stone

Phoenix police expert: Call 911, don’t intervene if you see domestic violence

If you witness a domestic violence incident, it could be dangerous to intervene. A Phoenix police expert says you should call 911.
1 month ago
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Jayme West

Police searching for suspects in 2016 Phoenix nightclub robbery

Phoenix police are searching for six men who allegedly robbed the popular El Capri Nightclub near 21st and Van Buren streets in 2016.
2 months ago
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Marcia Hammond

MCSO deputy killed in line of duty followed procedures, Penzone says

A metro Phoenix deputy who died after an uncuffed suspect beat him unconscious followed procedure, Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said Tuesday.
2 months ago
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Jayme West

Police looking for clues after overdosed woman dumped in Phoenix lot in 2016

Phoenix police are looking for clues in the case of a young woman who was overdosing and dumped in an empty lot next to a convenience store in 2016.
2 months ago
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Jayme West

Police searching for leads in Scottsdale hit-and-run driver case

Police are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run case in Scottsdale that cost a Valley woman a year of her life in recovery.
2 months ago
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Kevin Stone

Father of missing Phoenix man Daniel Robinson: ‘I’m still keeping my faith’

The father of Daniel Robinson is holding out hope that his son, who was last seen west of Phoenix more than three months ago, will be found alive.
2 months ago
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Jayme West

Phoenix police looking for clues in man’s 2006 murder

Phoenix police are hoping someone knows about a pair of men who are suspected of killing another man in an alley in 2006.
2 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

Valley college professor calls trip to space on SpaceX capsule ‘out of this world’

A capsule parachuting into the Atlantic Ocean off the Florida coast on Sept. 18 after a trip to space concluded what was a dream come true for a Valley college professor.
2 months ago
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Back from rehab, Maricopa County Attorney Adel says she’s staying on job

After returning from treatment for alcohol abuse, Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel said Friday she was confident in her ability to do her job and was not stepping down, as some have suggested.
2 months ago