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Get a summer job, son — I mean, unless you have something better to do

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:16:56 -0400

Fewer teens are working in the summer, muscled out of jobs by older Americans. So they have begun volunteering among other things.


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Extreme Phoenix heat: Is there an upside?

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:52:55 -0400

June's heat wave could pay off with monsoon rain. But just when that will happen is the mystery.


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Phoenix traffic: Delays, detours, closures to know about this weekend

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:20:15 -0400

Here are the traffic delays along Interstate 17, Interstate 10, Loop 202 and Loop 303 you should know about.


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Phoenix weather: Not much relief at night

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:50:34 -0400

Phoenix saw three days of record high temperatures this week. Records were set for low and average temperatures too.


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Many Arizona schools hire underqualified, inexperienced teachers to fill gaps

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:49:29 -0400

An analysis by The Republic shows that 22% of Arizona teachers during the 2016-17 term were not qualified or had less than 2 years of experience.


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How The Republic tracked teacher certifications across Arizona

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:22:44 -0400

The Republic tracked Arizona teacher certifications by matching information from school districts with the Department of Education database.


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Heat wave causes water shortage in Cordes Lakes; delivery shut nightly

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:44:53 -0400

Residents in Cordes Lakes have to conserve water in response to the water shortage during the middle of a heat wave.


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Ex-CEO hosts teen program to lift ‘disadvantaged’ into ‘mainstream’

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:35:02 -0400

High school students from metro Phoenix learn to set and reach goals through a program sponsored by one of Arizona's most successful entrepreneurs.


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3 Arizona men arrested, accused of seeking underage prostitutes

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:07:05 -0400

Three Arizona men were arrested on suspicion of seeking child prostitutes as part of an ongoing operation targeting human trafficking.


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Ask a Doc: Are you experiencing 'text neck'?

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:00:00 -0400

More American are suffering from neck and back issues associated with cellphone use


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Pets of the week: Valley adoptable animals

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:30:21 -0400

There are thousands of pets in the Valley looking and waiting for their furever home. Find yours today.


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Phoenix weather: 113 is considered good news after record highs

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:17:34 -0400

It appears that some relief is on the way. That is if you can call a high of 113 relief.


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Fascinations tones down sexy products, hopes to lure more customers

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:03:24 -0400

Fascinations, the retail chain known for sexy clothing, sex toys and beauty products, plans to grow by selling with swimwear and sports wear.


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New condos transformed housing in downtown Tempe, trend could spread in SE Valley

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:02:15 -0400

Metro Phoenix is in the midst of a condo building boom that started in downtown Tempe. Downtown Mesa could be the next southeast Valley city to see more new condos


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The Gaggle: Arizona's Teacher Shortage

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:37:28 -0400

Our weekly politics podcast gives you inside-the-newsroom conversation you can’t get anywhere else. This week, a special edition examines the politics of education in Arizona, and our exclusive report on the state's teacher shortage.


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Officials: Car accidents killed nearly 1,000 in Arizona last year

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:02:45 -0400

On average, one person was killed in a car accident every 9.11 hours in 2016, according to data from ADOT.


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Good Works Auto Repair in Tempe goes from niche to noteworthy

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 21:33:27 -0400

The hybrid-repair shop started out small over a decade ago and has grown into a business that focuses on community and charitable efforts and puts customer service above all else.


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Some voters wary of new Maricopa County election plan

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:33:22 -0400

Maricopa County voters face a new process for voting in fall 2017 that officials say is faster, cheaper and still secure, though critics have doubts.


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Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 20:41:37 -0400

The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting 65 and older Americans against the illness last winter.


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Phoenix sets heat record for third day in a row

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 20:27:31 -0400

The high of 117 degrees at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix topped the record of 115 degrees set in 2008.


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Many Arizona schools hire underqualified, inexperienced teachers to fill gaps

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:46:38 -0400

A database built by The Arizona Republic shows that 22 percent of 46,000 public school teachers in Arizona during the 2016-17 term were either not qualified to teach or had less than two years of classroom experience.


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Teacher shortage hits Gila Bend School District hard

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:42:31 -0400

The Gila Bend Unified School District is having a difficult time recruiting and retaining teachers, both in the elementary school and the high school. The district has resorted to hiring teachers from the Philippines. Tom Tingle/azcentral.com


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There's no escaping this Phoenix heat

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:26:00 -0400

Nearly 50 flights have been canceled out of Phoenix as temperatures hit record numbers. Johanna Huckeba/azcentral.com


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Maricopa County homicide map, 2017

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:12:44 -0400

Homicides in Phoenix, like many large cities in the U.S., spiked in recent months for reasons largely unclear to police and criminologists.


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Fugitives sought by Phoenix Police Department

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:00:00 -0400

As a public service, The Arizona Republic publishes descriptions of people wanted in crimes


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Campus safety: A guide for Arizona State University, University of Arizona and Northern Arizona University

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:43:44 -0400

Safety in and around Arizona college campuses has been a hot issue for students and parents in the past few years.


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Fallen Arizona police officers and firefighters

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:42:38 -0400

Every day, the residents of Arizona are served by a team of heroic men and woman who work to reduce crime and increase safety while protecting the lives and property of the community.


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Historic buildings in Tempe you need to see

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:32:01 -0500

Tempe was a small agricultural community through most of its history, but it has become a destination and large city.


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Ultimate Arizona bucket list: 10 things to do in Ahwatukee

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:36:19 -0500

Here is a list of things in Ahwatukee you'll want to add to your bucket list.


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