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  • Scripture of the Day 07.03.12

    Psalm 40:11 — May your love and your truth always protect me. Follow @KTAR923
  • ‘Salt and ice’ another dangerous challenge attracting kids

    A new teen fad called "the salt and ice challenge" is drawing crowds on social networking sites and YouTube. But like other "challenges," it has proven to be dangerous. And health-care experts are telling parents to talk to their kids about risks.
  • Monsoon expected to arrive for holiday

    The National Weather Service said the Valley can expect its first real monsoon Wednesday.
  • Baby Gabriel’s mom wants charges dropped

    The mother of an Arizona baby missing for more than two years wants a felony child abuse charge against her dropped before her trial begins in September.
  • Phoenix Police divers recover possible murder weapon

    A Phoenix Police dive team has recovered a weapon from a canal near 19th Avenue and Hatcher Road that may have been used in a murder last year.
  • Investigators find severed cable near downed copter

    Authorities probing a deadly helicopter crash in northern Arizona have discovered a severed cable near the crash site and found marks on the rotor blade consistent with hitting a cable.
  • Grocer, Phoenix Fire offer free immunization clinics

    Grocery chain Food City and the Phoenix Fire Department have teamed up to offer free immunization clinics.
  • Backers of Arizona primary change delay filing

    Supporters of a proposed ballot measure to change how Arizona conducts its primary elections are postponing when they'll file petitions to put the issue before voters in November.
  • Freeport McMoRan to pay $6 million for bird deaths

    Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. has agreed to pay $6.8 million to compensate for migratory birds that died when they drank acidic water collecting on waste rock at the Morenci mine in southeastern Arizona.
  • How much sugar is your child consuming for breakfast?

    Though healthy cereals with more whole grain and less sugar are being produced, cereal companies are more aggressively marketing their less healthy products, according to a new report from Yale University.
  • County jail in Prescott expands operations

    The Yavapai County jail in Prescott now is open around the clock.
  • EPA proposing to approve state’s air-quality plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to approve Arizona's plan to control sulfur dioxide and soot at three power plants in the state.
  • Home of Mesa’s first black doctor earns historic status

    Racial tensions in the late 1920s forced racial minorities in Mesa to live at the city's northern boundary, just outside the then-city limits.
  • Panel to weigh pay raise for Arizona legislators

    Arizona voters could be asked this fall to raise the annual $24,000 salary of the state's part-time legislators.
  • Senate confirms ex-Pima County judge as US attorney for Arizona

    The full Senate on Friday confirmed former Pima County Superior Court Judge John S. Leonardo to be the next U.S. Attorney for Arizona.
  • Survey to measure Wallow Fire’s health effects

    About 1,400 people living in Apache County will be asked this month to answer a survey that's aimed at measuring the physical and psychological effects of the Wallow Fire last year in eastern Arizona.
  • Inmate dies from apparent suicide in Florence

    Arizona prison officials said an inmate serving a 21-month sentence for resisting arrest was found dead from an apparent suicide.
  • Valley-based Sprouts planning dozens of new markets

    Now that Sunflower Markets and Sprouts are merged into one, the company is planning on opening several new stores in the next few years.
  • Mexican presidential election has effects on Arizona

    Mexico's old guard, the Independent Revolutionary Party, or PRI, is back in power after a 12-year hiatus with the weekend election of Enrique Pena Nieto.
  • Pro soccer league explores Valley for expansion team

    Phoenix could be in line for a professional soccer expansion team from the North American Soccer League.