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  • ‘It’s powerful’: Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Homeowners sandbagged their doors and tourists trying to get out of town jammed the airport Friday as Tropical Storm Barry began rolling in, threatening an epic drenching that could test how well New Orleans has strengthened its flood protections in the 14 years since Hurricane Katrina. With the storm expected to […]
  • Man shot, killed by brother-in-law in Chandler; no charges filed

    A man was killed Thursday after a domestic dispute between an estranged couple escalated into gunfire in the East Valley, authorities said.
  • Body recovered from Grand Canyon believed to be missing California man

    Authorities believe a body found Wednesday in Grand Canyon National Park is that of a California man who has been missing for almost two weeks.
  • Summer is best time to view Milky Way galaxy in Arizona skies

    With the summer season underway, it’s time to search our Arizona skies for one of the most amazing sights in the entire night sky: the Milky Way galaxy.
  • Mesa officer fired after fatal shooting was rehired to get pension

    A Mesa police officer who was fired after shooting an unarmed man was rehired by the city so he could get a special pension.
  • Death penalty decision in Peoria rap music murder could take months

    It’s too early to tell if prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a man accused of fatally stabbing a Peoria teen because he felt threatened by rap music.
  • See KTAR News’ best and cutest pics from All-American Pet Photo Day

    KTAR News employees shared their best pictures of their cute, furry friends in celebration of Thursday's All-American Pet Photo Day.
  • Here is a list of home repairs that can be completed in 15 minutes

    We’ve put together a list of possible repairs around the house that could be done in 15 minutes – or maybe a few moments more than that.
  • Ducey welcomes Nike to Goodyear after pulling grant over flag shoes

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey welcomed a Nike manufacturing facility to Goodyear on Thursday about a week after he pulled a $1 million grant to the company over controversial shoes.
  • Maricopa County reports its first West Nile virus death of 2019

    The person who died of the mosquito-borne disease was an older adult with other health issues, according to the Maricopa County Department of Public Health.
  • Phoenix’s excessive heat can pose a danger to young, old and even healthy

    As excessive heat rolls into metro Phoenix, doctors and first responders say drinking water - lots of it - is one of the best deterrents to suffering a heat-related illness.
  • Border apprehensions drop thanks to Mexican government, officials say

    Apprehensions at the border are dropping thanks to the increased involvement of the Mexican government, according to immigration officials. 
  • Horror-themed bakery, prop museum Spooky’s Swirls opens in Chandler

    A new bakery in Chandler offers more than just sweet treats. It also holds a museum dedicated to memorabilia from horror and science fiction movies. 
  • Trump abandons bid to include citizenship question on census

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abandoned his controversial bid to inject a citizenship question into next year’s census Thursday, instead directing federal agencies to try to compile the information using existing databases. He insisted he was “not backing down,” declaring in a Rose Garden announcement that the goal was simple and reasonable: “a clear […]
  • FCC approves priority window for tribes to expand broadband

    The Federal Communications Commission has approved a priority filing window for tribes to obtain licenses that could boost internet service in rural communities.
  • Trump administration plans immigration enforcement operation

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Trump administration is moving forward with a nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting migrant families, despite loud opposition from Democrats and questions over whether it’s the best use of resources given the crisis at the border. The operation could happen as soon as this weekend after being postponed by President Donald Trump […]
  • Silver Alert canceled for Phoenix-area man found safe

    A Phoenix-area man who had been missing for nearly a day has been found safe, authorities said. A Silver Alert for Leo Leonard Reutter was canceled Thursday morning.
  • WageWorks signs as first tenant of Mesa’s Union office building

    San Mateo, California-based WageWorks has committed to a 150,000-square-foot lease that will bring around 1,000 jobs to the development.
  • ‘Shark Tank’ Diversity Tour casting call coming to Phoenix

    A casting event as part of the nationwide Shark Tank Diversity Tour focused on broadening the show's pipeline for contestants will take place on July 23.
  • Arizona group: Migrant children reporting more claims of mistreatment

    After allegations of retaliation, sexual abuse of detained migrant children, a group providing free legal services is reporting more claims of mistreatment.