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Chandler's Morgan Foster lucky to be alive after crashing car trying to beat curfew

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:32:23 -0400

On New Year's Day, Chandler junior Morgan Foster, trying to get home to beat curfew, survived an accident in which her car flipped three times.


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#RedForEd walkout school closures will impact 820,000 Arizona students

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:02:50 -0400

An Arizona Republic analysis of school closures indicates that the walkout will impact nearly 73 percent of the state's district and charter students.


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Tempe judge pleads guilty to wife's stabbing

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:58:22 -0400

Thomas Robinson pleaded guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, court records show.


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Here are the Arizona schools closing when teachers walk out on Thursday

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:34:04 -0400

As of Tuesday afternoon, at least 90 school districts have notifies parents that they will be closed Thursday for the #RedForEd teacher walkout.


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#RedForEd school walkout plans vary from charter to charter

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:41:39 -0400

Charter educators are less mobilized than district teachers, but many plan to walk out Thursday.


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$100K pay cut, long hours: Moving to the classroom an eye-opener for former state director

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:44:21 -0400

Former state Parks Director Bryan Martyn, who has become a teacher, said educators deserve a big raise from Gov. Ducey and lawmaker to avoid crisis.


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Ozone pollution advisory extended in Phoenix area

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:54:38 -0400

A high-pollution advisory for the Phoenix metro area has been extended through Wednesday because of high ozone levels.


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Parents of students with special needs brace for teacher walkout

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:02:08 -0400

Most high schoolers can stay home alone, so "the only parents that are going to be affected are those of kids with special needs," said Amanda Steele.


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Republican lawmaker pitches $1 billion tax hike to prevent Arizona teacher walkout

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:22:11 -0400

Rep. Noel Campbell, R-Prescott, said he will introduce a budget amendment proposing a three-year sales tax hike.


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Parents' teacher-walkout questions answered

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:13:12 -0400

The planned Thursday #RedForEd educator walkout is prompting numerous questions from parents and community members.


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Will the walkouts mean more school days this year?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:53:41 -0400

The Arizona #RedforEd educator walkout may require schools to add school days to the end of the year.


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From classroom to cottage industry: How the #RedForEd movement is fueling T-shirt sales

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:32:23 -0400

Former Arizona educators and savvy entrepreneurs are creating merchandise to support the #RedForEd movement.


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AzMERIT, college testing may be impacted by #RedForEd teacher walkout

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:04:36 -0400

With Arizona teachers set to walkout for #RedForEd this Thursday, parents are concerned about the impact their absence could have on student testing.


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Yuma police: Boy, 10, says two men in ski masks tried to coax him into van

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:37:05 -0400

Yuma police said they are looking for two men in a black van, wearing black ski masks, after the men attempted to abduct a 10-year-old boy.


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F-16 from Luke Air Force Base makes emergency landing in Lake Havasu City

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:23:29 -0400

The military plane had taken off from Luke Air Force Base in Glendale for a routine training flight when it was diverted.


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Teachers prepare for the walkout by making lunch packs for low-income students

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:18:06 -0400

Teachers at Kino Junior High School put together lunch packs for low-income students during the walkout, who will miss out on breakfast and lunch.









In Arizona's Senate race, has Joe Arpaio lost his fundraising mojo?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:51:43 -0400

Arpaio brought in $500,000 for the first fundraising quarter of the Senate, his team reported. He has $250,000 on hand.


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Ducey: 'I don't know why' teacher walkout happening after pay raise plan, says demand met

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:00:37 -0400

In a radio interview, Ducey said he didn't understand why leaders of a teachers group want to walk out while he is working on a 20 percent pay hike.


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Will a robot take your job? At least one-third of Phoenix-area positions are vulnerable, study says

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:27:56 -0400

Computers and automation could eliminate one-third of all jobs in the Phoenix metro area, a new study warns. Lower-skilled jobs are most vulnerable.


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Poll: Amid strikes across the U.S., Americans back teacher raises

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:47:27 -0400

Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise.


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Arizona #RedForEd organizers: 'Ignore all GoFundMe requests'

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:27:08 -0400

"Any that are set up are not made by AEU and have nothing to do with our efforts to date," organizers said on their website Sunday.


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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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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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Maricopa County homicides slow in first half of 2017

Tue, 8 Aug 2017 12:03:01 -0400

Homicides in Maricopa County have dipped so far in 2017, falling by 16 percent to date over the same time in 2016.


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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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Ultimate Arizona bucket list: 50 things to do in Phoenix

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 16:25:36 -0500

The Valley is full of cool things to see and do. Here are 50 must-do items, grouped by things to do, sites to see or places to eat.


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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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