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  • Phoenix area expected to see record-breaking heat this week

    The Phoenix area is expected to experience record-breaking heat this week after a slight cooldown, according to the National Weather Service.
  • Officer fatally shoots suspect in Nevada casino heist standoff

    Police say an officer shot and killed a casino robbery suspect who got out of a vehicle following a seven-hour standoff in the Colorado River resort town of Laughlin.
  • Over half of Arizona likely voters polled are unhappy with Trump

    A poll of hundreds of likely Arizona voters revealed that more than half disapprove of the job President Donald Trump is doing, with a year-plus to go before the 2020 election.
  • Tesla restarts solar-panel business in Arizona, offers rental plans

    Tesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business in some states by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them. Arizona is one of them.
  • New bar opening on Mill Avenue next month, hosting music festival

    A new bar is coming to Tempe's Mill Avenue next month and is hosting a music festival as a celebration a couple weeks later.
  • Gilbert-based Isagenix International awards $1.2M to nonprofits

    A Gilbert-based nutrition company, Isagenix International, doled out more than a million dollars in its second round of grants this year.
  • Diverging diamond interchanges coming to South Mountain Freeway

    ADOT is installing diverging diamond interchanges on the South Mountain Freeway, which is scheduled to open in the near future.
  • Once on the brink of extinction, measles continues comeback

    A disease that was on the brink of extinction continues its comeback. Measles is one of the most contagious viruses on earth and can be deadly for adults.
  • 74% of economists in survey see US recession by end of 2021

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong majority, 74%, of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump’s economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021. The economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics, in a report released Monday, mostly didn’t […]
  • Trump likens buying Greenland to ‘a large real estate deal’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday the idea of buying Greenland from Denmark has been discussed within his administration because of the strategic benefits for the U.S. and suggested that the semi-autonomous territory is a financial burden to Denmark. Surprise and confusion greeted a Wall Street Journal report last Thursday that Trump has […]
  • Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from August 16-18

    Here are some stories that headlined the news cycle, both locally and nationally, over the weekend of August 16 to August 18.
  • Luke AFB airman shot, killed after Phoenix apartment break-in attempt

    An airman stationed at Luke Air Force Base was shot and killed Sunday morning while attempting to break into a Phoenix apartment, authorities said.
  • Suburban Arizona voters pressuring Republicans to act on guns

    GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. “Sometimes I do think about the school shootings,” said Tetschner, who doesn’t pay much attention to […]
  • 2 dead following early morning shooting in Glendale

    Two men have died following a shooting near 63rd and Maryland avenues on early Sunday morning, according to Glendale police.
  • How to keep back-to-school time from busting your budget

    The National Retail Federation reports parents plan to spend $696 on back-to-school supplies this year. Isn’t that crazy? But if you plan ahead and pay with cash, you’ll feel a lot better when it's all over.
  • Gilbert announces inaugural Oktoberfest event for 2019

    Gilbert's Oktoberfest is filled with different things to do, including a KB Kornhole tournament, a stein holding competition and weiner dog races.
  • Avondale hires former Phoenix police veteran as assistant chief

    The West Valley suburb of Avondale has hired former Phoenix police veteran Louis Tovar as its new assistant chief.
  • West Valley welder melts stereotypes in field dominated by men

    Goodyear welder Rachel Miller, a former social worker, is a modern-day Rosie the Riveter, doing a job that’s mostly done by men.
  • Gun control advocates call for new gun laws at rallies

    Gun control advocates rallied around the country on Saturday, seeking to pressure Congress to tighten the nation's gun laws after recent mass shootings.
  • 9-month-old boy pulled from bathtub in extremely critical condition

    An 9-month-old boy was pulled from a bathtub without a pulse at a home near the corner of 33rd and Harmont drives in Phoenix, authorities said.