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Arizona's largest employers have more workers than ever before, offer new incentives

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:00:03 -0400

The uptick has come even as employers complain that it's getting more difficult to fill openings. Many companies are offering enhanced incentives.


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Ozone advisory in effect Monday for Maricopa County

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:56:36 -0400

Pollution levels are projected to exceed the federal standard for ozone.


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Mesa police: Officer shoots, injures unarmed man who confronted him in his patrol car

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:09:30 -0400

A Mesa police officer shot and wounded an unarmed man on a city street early Sunday after he confronted the officer in his car, officials said.


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Zillow to start buying and selling metro Phoenix homes

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:00:05 -0400

Online real estate firm Zillow wants to not only value Valley homes but also buy and sell them now.


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'No Black bucks for Starbucks': Protesters at Phoenix Starbucks call company racist

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:22:34 -0400

The protest is a response to the arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks store. Protesters: One day of racial-bias training isn't enough.


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How the Arizona Humane Society helps pets during natural disasters

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 08:30:04 -0400

The Arizona Humane Society can send in a team of veterinarians, vet-technicians and other support staff to help animals during a disaster.


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2 killed, 1 injured in boat crash at Lake Havasu

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:18:08 -0400

Officials said high speeds were a contributing factor in the crash on Lake Havasu. Several boaters pulled the injured from the lake.


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28,000 gather in Tempe to honor hero Pat Tillman at 14th annual Pat's Run

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:27:36 -0400

28K gather in Tempe for 14th annual Pat's Run. Companion Honor Runs were held in 33 cities.


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Phoenix Fire Department: Family of four displaced by mobile home fire

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:22:43 -0400

The fire started at a mobile home near Thomas Road and the Interstate 17 Saturday evening.


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Arizona #RedForEd teacher walkout: What we know now

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:09:09 -0400

It's happening. Arizona teachers and support staff are walking out on April 26 in the fight for more education funding. Here's what you need to know.


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#RedforEd teacher walkout follows lead of West Virginia and Oklahoma

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:19:31 -0400

While the statewide teacher-led walkout will be a first for Arizona, it's the third time in recent months that public-school teachers have taken such measures.


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'A tough loss': Phoenix Police Foundation asks for help after K-9 Bane killed

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:28:00 -0400

The Phoenix Police Foundation is raising money to help cover the costs of purchasing a new K-9 officer following the death of Bane.


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Where to see art in the West Valley

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:46:52 -0400

The West Valley is home to many art galleries, exhibits, and events. From recycled art to high school exhibits, art lovers have many options to see.


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'She was literally at death's door': A mastiff gets a second chance at life

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:57:50 -0400

A mastiff is getting a second chance at life after she was taken in by Maricopa County Animal Care and Control.


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What's the difference between a walkout and a strike? For Arizona teachers, it matters

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:43:25 -0400

As a "right-to-work" state, Arizona employees participating in a strike risk losing their jobs, their certifications or part of their salaries.


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Wildflower Bread Co. owner says DACA employees crucial to company’s survival

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:00:05 -0400

The restaurant and food industry is the No. 1 employer of dreamers. It could be one of the worst hit by the uncertainty surrounding DACA recipients.


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2 found shot near Central and Southern, Phoenix police say

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 11:08:50 -0400

Phoenix police were investigating after two people were found with gunshot wounds near Central and Southern avenues in Phoenix.


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Downtown Gilbert’s Cycle Ave. offers spin cycle classes with a speakeasy atmosphere

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:00:05 -0400

Cycle Ave. in downtown Gilbert offers upbeat and energetic classes in a tiny, speakeasy-like space


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Economists: Arizona's fortunes are growing, but Ducey's teacher pay plan on shaky ground

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:35:26 -0400

Economists tracking Arizona's economy see strong potential for growth the next few years, but caution that a recession will hit hard here.


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Backpage-related child sex-trafficking case garners 191-year prison sentence

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:04:56 -0400

In a case linked to Backpage, prosecutors said Alvin Rex Smith was a a pimp for three girls between the ages of 13 and 16.


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This is April? It's snowing in Flagstaff

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:30:31 -0400

A cold front brought snow to higher elevations in Arizona and a cool-down to the Valley.


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Arizona educators will walk out April 26

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:33:59 -0400

Arizona educators over the past few days have cast votes on whether to hold a walkout in the push for more education funding.


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The Arizona Republic – winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize. Support local journalism. Subscribe today.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 12:23:42 -0400

The Arizona Republic and USA TODAY NETWORK – winners of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting. Support local journalism. Subscribe today.


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Paul Moro, Arizona's all-time winningest high school football coach, says he's been fired

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:12:16 -0400

Paul Moro, who has the most wins in Arizona history, capturing 13 state title at Lakeside Blue Ridge, said Marcos de Niza wants an on-campus coach


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Cool runnings: Teacher who works 3 other jobs wins air-conditioner for Chandler home

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:24 -0400

Cindi Morton is a fifth- and sixth-grade science teacher in Chandler who works four jobs. She received a new air-conditioner to replace her old one.


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Suspect sought in South Mountain broadcast tower break-ins

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 00:43:50 -0400

Police said the man did not cause damage, but gained access to buildings under TV and radio towers.


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140,000 Maricopa County voters haven’t received registration cards

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:08:06 -0400

The Maricopa County printing delay comes as voters in the West Valley go to the polls Tuesday for a special congressional election.


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Mesa police: Officer shoots, injures unarmed man who confronted him in his patrol car

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:07:28 -0400

Mesa Police Detective Nik Rasheta speaks about the police shooting near Alma School Road and Main Street on April 22, 2018.


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Should the Second Amendment trump foster-home safety rules?

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:09:49 -0400

DCS will consider new rules on gun storage for foster homes in the wake of a failed legislative attempt to remove all such regulations.


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Guns and foster care can mix. But there are rules

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:09:22 -0400

Arizona, like most states, allows foster parents to have guns. But there are rules. Here's what you need to know.


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Everything you need to know about Tuesday's Arizona special election for Congress

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 09:00:06 -0400

The Arizona special election to fill a vacant Phoenix-area congressional seat is Tuesday. Here's why it matters and what is shaping the race.


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Family displaced by Phoenix home fire

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:17:15 -0400

The fire ignited at a mobile home near Thomas Road and the Interstate 17 in Phoenix on April 21.


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Gifts for kids: What to buy, what to avoid

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:36:48 -0500

Inappropriate or obnoxious gifts will surely annoy parents. Here's what NOT to buy other parents' kids.


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