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  • Scottsdale PD chief: Looters were not allowed to vandalize Fashion Square

    Scottsdale's police chief said his department did not strategically allow looting and vandalism to occur at Scottsdale Fashion Square over the weekend.
  • Mesa hydration campaign hoping to collect 400,000 water bottles

    The city of Mesa is holding its 14th annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign to help those in need during the hottest months of the year.
  • Valley students to compete in virtual National Science Bowl finals

    Two groups of Valley high school and middle school students are set to compete in a virtual science bowl against other schools across the country.
  • Abrazo holding job fair for nurses, techs for new Surprise hospital

    Abrazo Health announced it is hosting a job fair for experienced registered nurses and emergency department techs on Thursday.
  • Brush fire shuts down Interstate-17 northbound near Camp Verde

    A brush fire closed down Interstate-17 northbound near Camp Verde on Tuesday evening, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
  • Arizona National Guard calls up 900 soldiers for protest duty

    The Arizona National Guard has called up about 900 soldiers to help the state deal with protests after Gov. Doug Ducey declared a statewide 8 p.m.-5 a.m. curfew on Sunday, Guard spokesman Maj. Aaron Thacker said.
  • Trump says GOP convention will be moved from North Carolina

    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after host North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held in Charlotte without restrictions because of ongoing concerns over the coronavirus.
  • Minneapolis police face civil rights probe over Floyd death

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The state of Minnesota on Tuesday launched a civil rights investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department in hopes of forcing widespread changes following the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white officer pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for minutes, even after he stopped moving. Gov. Tim […]
  • Metro Phoenix protesters march downtown for 6th consecutive night

    Metro Phoenix protesters returned to the streets for a sixth consecutive night in response to the deaths George Floyd in Minnesota and Dion Johnson in Phoenix.
  • Arizona Democrats request special session to address police reform

    Arizona Democrats on Tuesday requested a special session to address police reform after the death of George Floyd while in custody sparked ongoing unrest in the country.
  • Arizona lawmaker wants answers about Dion Johnson’s death

    An Arizona lawmaker is seeking answers about the death of Dion Johnson, a black man who was fatally shot by a state trooper on a Phoenix freeway last week.
  • Brush fire in Glendale forces closure of major road

    A brush fire burning in Glendale forced the closure of a major road on Tuesday, authorities said.
  • Silver Alert issued for missing 61-year-old Phoenix man

    A Silver Alert was issued Tuesday afternoon for a 61-year-old Phoenix man who went missing in the area of 26th Avenue and Union Hills Drive, authorities said.
  • Structures destroyed after Oak Flat Fire breaks out east of Phoenix

    A fire burning about 70 miles east of downtown Phoenix destroyed at least two structures on Tuesday, officials said.
  • Will kids learn anything at school besides COVID-19 caution?

    KTAR News host Jim Sharpe is skeptical about whether kids who return to school in the fall following a long layoff will actually be able to learn anything outside of COVID-19 caution.
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    Boy, 14, charged with attempted murder for Scottsdale shooting

    A teenage boy was booked on an attempted murder charge and two other minors were arrested for a shooting incident in Scottsdale, authorities said.
  • Protesters return to the streets as Trump decries ‘lowlifes’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Undeterred by curfews, protesters streamed back into the nation’s streets Tuesday, hours after President Donald Trump pressed governors to put down the violence set off by George Floyd’s death and demanded that New York call up the National Guard to stop the “lowlifes and losers.” But most protests passed peacefully, and while […]
  • Sawtooth Fire forces evacuations for some residents in Queen Valley

    An evacuation order was issued Tuesday for some residents in Queen Valley as crews battle the Sawtooth Fire.
  • Dave Ramsey says: Teach son value of responsibility before giving money

    Use the opportunity presented by a windfall to teach spendthrift adult son some how to be more responsible with money.
  • Prosecutor says Phoenix police protest paperwork issues weren’t ‘nefarious’

    Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel said Tuesday that if police copied and pasted protester arrest information from one statement to another it likely was for the sake of efficiency and nothing else.