Michigan educator Scott Menzel named superintendent of Scottsdale schools on Saturday
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 02:24:34 +0000
Scott Menzel, superintendent of Washtenaw school district in Ann Arbor, Michigan was unanimously selected to lead Scottsdale Unified School District.
Ira Hayes raised the flag on Iwo Jima 75 years ago. His heroism still inspires the Gila River Indian Community
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 00:28:31 +0000
75 years ago, Ira Hayes was one of the six Marines captured in the historic photograph raising the American flag on Iwo Jima. Today, the Gila River Indian Community celebrates his legacy.
Vehicle rollover on I-10 hospitalizes three kids and an adult
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 23:31:46 +0000
The right two lanes on the transition ramp from I-10 to U.S. 60 are currently closed after four people were ejected from their car as they rolled over on the freeway.
Police identify man suspected of fatally shooting person at Phoenix party
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 18:36:32 +0000
Police have identified 29-year-old Fausto Galindo-Gonzalez as the suspect of a fatal shooting at a Phoenix party early Saturday morning.
Woman killed after driving into block wall and pole in Glendale
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 15:03:53 +0000
A woman was killed early Sunday morning after they crashed into a block wall and pole in Glendale.
Heirloom overalls: Grandma passed along her genes and her jeans
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 15:28:38 +0000
They're just a pair of overalls, but for the Older family, they're a reminder of family connections.
New Maricopa County attorney takes death penalty off the table for killer of Mesa teens
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 14:35:27 +0000
Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel is no longer pursuing the death penalty against an Arizona man convicted of killing two Mesa teens.
How being black in Phoenix made me love my culture more
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 14:53:47 +0000
When I first arrived in Phoenix a year ago, I wanted to find someone I could relate to, someone who looks like me: A Black woman.
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Pedestrian seriously injured after being hit by a car in Scottsdale
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 04:13:30 +0000
A woman is seriously injured after she was hit by a car in Scottsdale in the 7800 block of East Dynamite Boulevard, police said.
Van rollover kills three high school students, injures six others in eastern Arizona
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 03:32:38 +0000
A candlelight vigil will be held Sunday for three students who died in a rollover west of Pima.
Flagstaff man arrested after crashing into cop car 3 times, police say
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 03:12:59 +0000
Jerrad Bigman was arrested for allegedly trying to start fights with people in a parking lot, and hitting a cop car three times, police say.
'I want to make sure he's never forgotten': Group begins 2 day, 25-mile walk in support of fallen officers
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 02:10:16 +0000
The COPS Walk Southwest 2020 began in Buckeye on Saturday morning as rain blanketed the area.
New court records pinpoint the last days missing Idaho kids were seen
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 22:32:41 +0000
Records in the case of Lori Vallow's two missing Idaho children show that one was last seen in September in Yellowstone National Park.
Valley pummeled with rain, Diamondbacks' first spring training game canceled
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 00:17:52 +0000
The watch is in effect from 5 a.m. through 11 a.m. Saturday for metro Phoenix. Watch for flooded roads, debris on roads, and fast rises in washes.
Phoenix issues flash flood watch as rain falls across Valley
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 21:30:25 +0000
A flash flood watch was issued Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, for metro Phoenix. Watch for flooded roads, debris on roads, and fast rises in washes.
Rain pours as Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed takes batting practice
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 18:40:24 +0000
Arizona Diamondbacks' Nick Ahmed's batting practice was rainy on Feb. 22, 2020. The game against the Rockies was canceled. Rob Schumacher/The Republic
Rain falls across the Phoenix metro area
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 17:38:17 +0000
Streets swelled as rain fell across the Phoenix metro area on Saturday morning, Feb. 22, 2020, the day of the Arizona Diamondbacks' first spring training game. Rob Schumacher/The Republic
'Cutting hair is a lifestyle:' Community mourns death of Goodyear barbershop owner
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 16:07:10 +0000
James Zuniga opened Nippers Clippers Barbershop and started the Chicano Barber Company brand, and used both to give back to his community.
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Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:22:54 +0000
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Man killed in west Phoenix apartment shooting near 62nd Avenue and McDowell Road
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 14:30:59 +0000
Officers responded to the apartment near 62nd Avenue and McDowell Road after receiving reports of a shooting just before 3:30 a.m.
Neighbors demand city address encampments near Phoenix homeless shelter
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 14:00:25 +0000
A group of residents and business owners who live around the Human Services Campus are calling on city leaders to stop the spread of street camping.
Antiques, art and 15 guns: Gilbert couple arrested on suspicion of theft
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 14:00:24 +0000
Christian Propst, 27, and Margo Barre, 35, were caught on surveillance video grinding the lock off a storage unit and taking a gun safe, police said.
Rising temperatures are taking a worsening toll on the Colorado River, study finds
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 21:54:53 +0000
Scientists estimate rising temperatures could take away one-fourth of Colorado River's flow within 30 years, posing risks of 'severe water shortages'
How pulling weeds for an afternoon cleared more than the front yard
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 14:00:14 +0000
It's a chore no one wants to take on, but as I pulled weeds, one at a time, I found a pace that felt almost meditative.
Avondale man facing child abuse charges after breaking his infant's leg, records say
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 03:04:30 +0000
Eric Cole, 30, called police and said he wanted to turn himself in for beating his child. The infant has a broken leg and several brain injuries.
Phoenix PD identify man found fatally shot on South Mountain
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 02:41:35 +0000
Charles Greenberg, 21, was found with gunshot wounds along Summit Road near Central Avenue in South Mountain Park, police said.
Mother of missing kids connected to Arizona appears in Hawaii court
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 01:56:55 +0000
Lori Vallow barely spoke in her court appearance Friday afternoon in Kauai , only occasionally nodding or answering "yes" to the judge.
Phoenix police search for driver accused of hitting a man with his truck
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 01:48:18 +0000
Police are searching for the driver accused of hitting a man with his truck outside of a Phoenix QuickTrip on Feb. 16, 2020.
Arizona's only confirmed new coronavirus patient is out of isolation
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 01:39:40 +0000
Twenty-six days after his diagnosis was first confirmed, the patient with Arizona's only case of new coronavirus is out of isolation, officials said.
Phoenix police search for suspect who hit, seriously injured man with truck outside QuickTrip
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 01:49:06 +0000
The man struck by the white Ford Raptor outside QuickTrip near Peoria Avenue and I-17 was injured as a result of the incident, police said.
1 dead after shooting involving U.S. marshals near I-17 in Phoenix
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 00:28:37 +0000
The shooting near Interstate 17 will be investigated by the FBI, officials said.
Phoenix man sentenced to 12 years for sexual exploitation of a minor
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 23:30:09 +0000
Ernesto Gomez-Enciso, 36, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for possessing and downloading child pornography.
Company behind Nutella and other chocolate treats to hire 50 for metro Phoenix distribution center
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 22:27:06 +0000
Ferrero USA, the company behind Nutella, Crunch and Baby Ruth, is opening a metro Phoenix distribution center that will bring 50 jobs.
Serious crash restricting traffic at 35th Avenue and Thunderbird Road in Phoenix
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 22:13:11 +0000
Traffic will be restricted in the area for most of the afternoon commute, police said.
Two missing Idaho children are just beginning of strange story
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 18:42:58 +0000
Two siblings from Idaho, who lived in Arizona for years, have been missing for months and their mother, Lori Vallow, has now been arrested in connection with their disappearance.
Mother of missing Idaho kids connected to Arizona arrested in Hawaii
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 05:19:26 +0000
Lori Vallow, the mother of two missing Idaho kids with connections in Arizona, has been arrested by the Kaua'i Police Department in Hawaii.
Suspect identified in Phoenix police pursuit that ended in shooting in Mesa
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 18:14:36 +0000
Santiago Mancinas-Ramirez, 25, led Phoenix police on a pursuit into Mesa on Thursday, ending near Country Club Drive.
Top metro Phoenix home sales in 2020
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:15:08 +0000
Take a look at some of the priciest home sales in metro Phoenix.
Creighton University and ASU to partner on health programs
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:00:15 +0000
Creighton University will give admissions preference to Arizona State University applicants for spots in some of its graduate health programs.
Woman in critical condition after being hit by car in west Phoenix
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:11:58 +0000
There is no sidewalk on either side of the road and no lighting in the area, Phoenix police said.
Pedestrian killed while crossing 27th Ave. midblock south of Bethany Home Road
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:58:21 +0000
The driver who hit Michael Neathery, 65, in West Phoenix was not impaired, police say.
Family announces $20K reward in search for kids missing from Idaho
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:14:52 +0000
Joshua "JJ" Vallow and Tylee Ryan haven't been seen since September. Lori Vallow and her husband, Chad Daybell, never reported them missing and disappeared soon after being questioned about the children.
Injunction halts sale of Eonsmoke vape products in Arizona
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:08:21 +0000
The move immediately halts the sale of Eonsmoke's vaping products in Arizona.
Arizona Senate committee shelves groundwater bill after impassioned debate
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:22:24 +0000
A bill that would make it easier for regulators to limit well-drilling got a hearing in the Arizona Legislature. But it was set aside without a vote.
Scottsdale didn't disclose favorable lab results to 9 people convicted of DUI. What now?
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 00:39:50 +0000
A closer look at the nine DUI cases in which Scottsdale failed to disclose lab results that were favorable to defendants, and what happens now.
Retired Mesa Officer Jeffrey Neese cleared of two sexual harassment allegations
Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:00:18 +0000
Two allegations of sexual harassment against retired Mesa Police Officer Jeffrey Neese were deemed to be unsustained, according to recently-released documents.
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