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  • Valley stroke center discusses signs of strokes and what to do if it happens

    KTAR’s Community Spotlight this month focuses on a Valley stroke center that responded to our own "Detour Dan" Beach two years ago, while also identifying the signs of a stroke and how to be prepared if one happens.
  • Phoenix police looking for suspects in 2012 death of young man at club

    Phoenix police are looking for as many as three people suspected of killing a young man outside of a crowded club in 2012.
  • Capitol rioters make questionable claims about police

    At least a dozen of the 400 people charged so far in the Jan. 6 insurrection, including an Arizona man, have made dubious claims about their encounters with police protecting the U.S. Capitol.
  • Arizona reports 642 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths Monday

    Arizona public health officials on Monday reported 642 new coronavirus cases and no additional deaths from COVID-19.
  • Small plane crashes on Chandler freeway; 1 injured

    A small plane heading to a privately-owned airpark in metro Phoenix crashed on a freeway overpass Sunday, injuring one person.
  • Tanker rollover shuts down westbound I-10 in Chandler

    An overnight fiery tanker rollover kept part of Interstate 10 in Chandler shut down Monday as the early commuter hours got underway.
  • Phoenix activists want independent first responder unit for mental health

    A community activist group believes the fire department should not be in control of a program focused on handling 911 mental health calls in Phoenix.
  • Community colleges in Arizona gear up to offer 4-year degrees

    Community colleges throughout Arizona can offer four-year degrees starting this fall, but they’ll only be able to do so in limited areas.
  • Paul Penzone

    Maricopa County Sheriff Penzone slams latest audit demand as ‘reckless’

    Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone in a scathing statement slammed the Republican Arizona Senate's alleged request of county routers for the election audit as "reckless and irresponsible."
  • Arizona-based patio furniture store opens new showroom in Scottsdale

    Arizona-based outdoor furnishings store Paddy O’ Furniture opened a new showroom in south Scottsdale last week, the company announced.
  • Initial response strong to special Affordable Care Act open enrollment

    A special open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act coverage drew 528,005 new enrollees nationwide in its first six weeks, with 9,569 of those consumers in Arizona, according to a report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • Arizona Gov. Ducey restricts civilian oversight of police misconduct

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey last week signed several bills limiting civilian oversight of law enforcement and making it harder for prosecutors to keep track of dishonest cops.
  • Tearful reunions mark second Mother’s Day under pandemic

    Last Mother’s Day, they celebrated with bacon and eggs over FaceTime. This time, Jean Codianni of Los Angeles flew to New Jersey to surprise her 74-year-old mother, now that both have been vaccinated against the disease that has stolen uncountable hugs and kisses around the world. “You forget how your mom smells, how she looks. […]
  • Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from May 7-9

    From a wildfire burning southwest of Crown King forcing three communities to evacuate on Sunday to a meal kit company planning to open its largest U.S. distribution center in Phoenix, here are the biggest Arizona stories of the weekend.
  • Karen Fann

    Arizona Senate president assures feds election recount is secure

    The Republican president of the Arizona Senate said in a letter Friday to the U.S. Justice Department that ballots being recounted from November's presidential election are secure and the department's worries about voter intimidation are unfounded.
  • Long suspected of Arizona murder, woman confessed but avoided prison

    Shelly Harmon was long suspected of killing her roommate in central Arizona in 1988. She wasn't charged in the death of Pamela Pitts until nearly 30 years later and not until she wrapped up a 20-year prison sentence in the death of her ex-boyfriend.
  • Wildfire burning southwest of Crown King forces evacuations

    Evacuations were ordered Sunday for Minnehaha, Fort Misery and Horsethief Basin due to a wildfire burning southwest of Crown King, according to authorities.
  • Shooting in downtown Phoenix leaves 1 dead, 7 injured

    One person is dead and seven others are injured after a shooting occurred between two groups of people in downtown Phoenix.
  • Glendale Police Department

    Glendale Police shoot robbery suspect in mobile home community

    Police officers shot a robbery suspect they believe was armed after tracking him into a mobile home community, according to the Glendale Police Department.
  • Arizona reports 448 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths Sunday

    The Arizona Department of Health Services on Sunday reported 448 new coronavirus cases and two additional deaths from COVID-19.