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KTAR.com

Valley organized retail thief sentenced to 3.5 years in prison

The 40-year-old stole over $1,000,000 in stolen merchandise from home improvement stores across the Southwest.
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American Airlines put an unspecified number of employees on leave for their involvement in an incid...
Associated Press

American Airlines CEO calls removal of Black passengers from Phoenix flight ‘unacceptable’

American Airlines put an unspecified number of employees on leave for their involvement in an incident in which several Black passengers were removed from a flight in Phoenix.
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The Maricopa County Attorney's Office is seeking to revoke the probation of 20-year-old Jacob Penni...
Danny Shapiro

MCAO seeks to revoke probation for East Valley youth violence suspect arrested on alcohol charges

Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell said Thursday her office has filed a petition to revoke probation for an East Valley youth violence suspect who was arrested on an alcohol charge the same day of his sentencing.
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It was a hazy Thursday in Phoenix. (ADOT traffic camera photo)...
KTAR.com

Notice the hazy day in Phoenix? Here’s why it happened

It was a hazy Thursday in the Phoenix area and forecasters said there was a good reason for the abnormal conditions.
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Attorney General Kris Mayes sued Arizona on June 20, 2024, in an attempt to block the state from us...
KTAR.com

AG Kris Mayes sues Arizona over plan to use $115 million in opioid settlement funds for budget deficit

Attorney General Kris Mayes sued Arizona on Thursday in an attempt to block the state from using $115 million in opioid settlement funds to remedy budget deficits.
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The shooting death of a 39-year-old man on Interstate 10 in Phoenix on June 10, 2024 has been ruled...
KTAR.com

Shooting death of 39-year-old man on Interstate 10 in Phoenix ruled a homicide

The shooting death of a 39-year-old man on Interstate 10 in Phoenix earlier this month has been ruled a homicide, authorities said Thursday.
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Serena O'Sullivan

ADOT to host virtual meeting on EV charging station plan

The Arizona Department of Transportation on Wednesday invited the public to share their input on an electric vehicle charging plan.
11 hours ago
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Kevin Stone

Ooh, ahh: Phoenix launches fireworks show season this weekend with After Dark in the Park

The 2024 Phoenix fireworks show season launches this weekend with After Dark in the Park, the first of three city celebrations.
12 hours ago
Stage 2 level fire restrictions soon to be set in place in Arizona...
Serena O'Sullivan

Multiple Arizona recreation areas implementing Stage 2 fire restrictions

Authorities will implement Stage 2 level fire restrictions for various areas in northern Arizona starting at 8 a.m. on Friday.
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KTAR Video

Video: Maricopa County Attorney on elder abuse, update on ‘Gilbert Goon’ suspect arrest after sentence

Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell joins Arizona’s Morning News to talk about efforts to stop elder abuse. She also says her office will petition to revoke probation after a suspected member of the Gilbert Goons, Jacob Pennington, was arrested on alcohol charges shortly after being sentenced in two separate assault cases. Video: Jeremy Schnell and […]
15 hours ago
Superstition Downtown in Phoenix is closing its doors Sunday...
Serena O'Sullivan

Popular bar, restaurant in downtown Phoenix known for its flavorful mead will shut down this week

Superstition Meadery, a bar and restaurant that serves flavorful varieties of mead, is closing its Phoenix location.
16 hours ago
A headshot of fallen Scottsdale Police Detective Ryan So overlayed on a partial map of the processi...
KTAR.com

Funeral, procession set for fallen Scottsdale Police Detective Ryan So

Fallen Scottsdale Police Detective Ryan So will be honored Thursday morning with a procession through the city following funeral services.
17 hours ago
Center helps people with autism find jobs with business experience...
Serena O'Sullivan

New business center in Phoenix helps students, adults with autism learn job skills

Diana Diaz-Harrison with Arizona Autism Charter Schools said the business programs at a new center will help people with autism find jobs.
19 hours ago
A kitten named "Taylor Swift" was one of the 7,200 pets who received care at the Arizona Humane Soc...
KTAR.com

Arizona Humane Society cares for 7,200 animals in first 100 days at new campus

The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) is celebrating its first 100 days at its new five-acre Rob and Melani Walton Papago Park Campus in Phoenix.
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Eastbound Interstate 10 will close this weekend between SR 51 and US 60, ADOT says. (Google Maps sc...
KTAR.com

Eastbound Interstate 10 to close between SR 51 and US 60 for weekend traffic shift

Drivers should plan around a weekendlong closure of Interstate 10's eastbound lanes between State Route 51 and U.S. 60 beginning Friday.
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Serena O'Sullivan

Winner of new photo contest will see their work on cover of Arizona wildlife magazine

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is accepting entries for its 18th annual wildlife photo contest through 5 p.m. on Aug. 9.
20 hours ago
Juneteenth, or Emancipation Day, commemorates the end of chattel slavery on June 19, 1865 in Galves...
KTAR.com

Race relations expert says ‘every American’ should celebrate Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a day of celebrating for "every American, white, black or otherwise," race relations expert Daryl Davis said Wednesday.
1 day ago
Scottsdale-based chipmaker onsemi is planning a large investment into a Czech Republic facility. (o...
Associated Press

Scottsdale-based chipmaker Onsemi to invest up to $2 billion in Czech Republic facility

The U.S. chipmaker onsemi is planning a multi-year investment of up $2 billion in its production facility in the Czech Republic.
1 day ago
A woman was killed in an alleged domestic dispute in Tempe.  (Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police De...
KTAR.com

Alleged domestic dispute overnight in Tempe leaves woman dead

Police officers detained two individuals in connection to a shooting in Tempe that left a woman dead, authorities said.
1 day ago
Glendale Police identified the suspects as Ricardo Jaime Moreno, left, and Jesus Humberto Beltran A...
Serena O'Sullivan

2 suspects arrested for discharging guns in Glendale

Two suspects were arrested after discharging guns in a Glendale neighborhood on May 19, Glendale Police announced on Wednesday.
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KTAR Video

Video: Gilbert Police needs to be more accountable in Gilbert Goons investigation

Chris Merrill wants the Gilbert Police Department to be more accountable, and do more, in the Gilbert Goons investigation. Video: Felisa Cárdenas and Ed Cole/KTAR News
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KTAR Video

Video: When will Gilbert Police step up and do more in Gilbert Goons investigation?

Chris & Joe wonder when the Gilbert Police Department will take more steps in the investigation surrounding the Gilbert Goons. Video: Felisa Cárdenas and Ed Cole/KTAR News Photo Credit: Gilbert Police Department
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Jim Sharpe

Is Biden using migrants as political pawns — in a game of checkers?

KTAR News host Jim Sharpe wonders if Biden is using migrants as political pawns -- in a game of checkers -- following recent executive action.
1 day ago
A Silver Alert was issued for an 88-year-old man last seen Friday morning in Mesa who has dementia ...
KTAR.com

Subject of Silver Alert from Mesa found dead almost week after disappearing

A Silver Alert subject from Mesa who had been missing for nearly a week was found dead, authorities announced Wednesday.
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