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How much has your home's value risen this year? Check out StreetScout Home Values

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:11:07 -0400

Real estate: Some metro Phoenix neighborhoods are back to 2006 home price levels, and even above that.


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How a Scottsdale middle school principal got $7K without board approval

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:51:11 -0400

The Scottsdale Unified School District is investigating how a principal got more than a $7,200 bonus without the school board's approval.


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San Francisco Giants will move year-round training to Phoenix's Papago Park

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:48:28 -0400

To keep the San Francisco Giants training in the Valley, the team will move its year round program from Scottsdale to Papago Park in Phoenix.


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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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How social media helped teachers organize in Arizona, across nation

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:15:26 -0400

Teachers, long tired of low wages and a dearth of state funding, begin talking to each other online.


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Save Our Schools, Arizona PTA drop support for Ducey's teacher pay-raise plan

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:50:10 -0400

Two education organizations who had supported Ducey's plan to give teachers pay raises have withdrawn their support for the #20by2020 measure.


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Addressing skin cancer demand while keeping care local keeps Affiliated Dermatology growing

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:00:04 -0400

What started as a one-man practice now encompasses offices in Scottsdale, north Phoenix, Anthem, Surprise, Gilbert and Ahwatukee Foothills.


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Poetry spot: A place for the poetry we know – or need – in our lives

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 05:34:01 -0400

Poetry spot is part of  a collaboration with local poets to bring poetry closer to the center of our everyday lives.


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Another Scottsdale schools administrator is placed on leave

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:52:47 -0400

Pam Sitton, who oversees personnel, was placed on paid leave Monday, according records obtained by The Arizona Republic.


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4 ways to get an Arizona university degree for less money

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:20:47 -0400

Arizona universities offer cheaper tuition or class fees at smaller campuses, for freshmen and sophomores through specific programs.


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Police: Man raped woman, left body in Scottsdale alley

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:39:19 -0400

Vincent Parker is accused of sexually assaulting Loring Sendejas as she was incapacitated and then leaving her body in a Scottsdale alley.


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3 Arizonans among 53 sickened in a nationwide E. coli outbreak; illness sourced to Yuma-area lettuce

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:59:19 -0400

Three Arizonans are among dozens of victims in a nationwide E. coli outbreak that originated with tainted lettuce from Yuma.


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Results of #RedForEd teacher walkout vote to be announced Thursday

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:41:20 -0400

Organizers with Arizona Educators United, the teacher-led grassroots group, will announce the results of the vote for a walkout Thursday night.


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Phoenix-area students walk out on April 20

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:27:24 -0400

Students across the country left their classrooms today, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting, to demonstrate against gun violence in schools.


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This is April? It's snowing in Flagstaff

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:55:04 -0400

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


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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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Why ASU spent $35 million for a building 10 minutes from the White House

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:36:23 -0400

The purchase puts ASU in league with some of the nation's most elite universities who set up shops inside the district and off their main campuses.


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Arizona teachers vote to walk out

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:19:49 -0400

Outside the Arizona Education Association, #RedForEd announces 78 percent of teachers voted to walk out on April 26. Patrick Breen/azcentral.com


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Thousands take to the streets for March for Our Lives in Phoenix

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:25:09 -0400

Thousands of people and students gathered at the Arizona State Capitol on March 24, 2018 to protest mass school shootings and raise awareness for gun control. The rally was one of many that took place across the nation today. Sean Logan/azcentral.com


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Why did ASU spend $35 million for a building near the White House?

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:01:02 -0400

Arizona State University built a $35 million building in Washington, D.C. The plan to use the building for programs in four ASU schools, multiple think tanks, a policy journal, the university's federal lobbying operations and collaborative ventures.


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Native education director meets with Havasupai officials over failing Grand Canyon school

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:51:37 -0400

The director of the federal Native education system met with Havasupai tribal officials about their troubled school.


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Let's talk about college costs in Arizona

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:55:00 -0400

Azcentral reporters and editor talk about their experience paying for college and how students can help stem the cost of classes.


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Chandler home combines modern decor and outdoor comfort

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:00:04 -0400

A 6,600-square-foot Chandler home combines clean lines and modern decor with outdoor living.


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Rattlesnake Fire grows to more than 11,000 acres in eastern Arizona

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:42:15 -0400

The fire started one week ago in an area 25 miles southwest of Alpine in eastern Arizona.


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'Just a great, dignified lady': Arizonans share memories of Barbara Bush

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:50:24 -0400

Barbara Bush, the former First Lady who died Tuesday, was warmly remembered by Arizonans who worked with her while her husband was in office


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The myth of parole in Arizona

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:44:36 -0400

In 1995, Danny Valdez got caught up in a drug deal where a man died. Valdez was charged with murder. He took a plea agreement to avoid the death penalty.


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Maricopa County homicide map, 2016

Mon, 6 Mar 2017 11:22:06 -0500

The Republic and azcentral.com are publishing maps and databases of homicides in Maricopa County in an effort to provide a single tool that delivers, in a timely manner, as much information as possible on this most serious of crimes.


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How Phoenix-area cities got their names

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:18:27 -0500

What's in a name? The stories behind how the Valley's cities landed on their names are as diverse as the cities themselves.


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7 things you (probably) didn't know about Scottsdale

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:19:56 -0500

Do you know how Scottsdale got its name? Here are seven things you probably didn't know about Scottsdale.


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Ultimate Scottsdale, Arizona, bucket list: Top 25 things to do

Thu, 4 May 2017 13:32:58 -0400

Here is a list of things in Scottsdale you'll want to add to your bucket list. If you're in Phoenix, explore these top spots to visit.


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13 ways you know you're a Scottsdale native

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:22:21 -0500

Whether you've lived in Scottsdale 20 years or 50, the city has undergone countless changes, from the creation of the McDowell Sonoran Preserve to the opening of SkySong.


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Shocking murders in metro Phoenix history

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 15:18:12 -0400

Metro Phoenix has made national headlines for a slew of gory tales. Here is a look at some of the most notorious murders.


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Famous alumni from Arizona universities

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:24:38 -0500

Arizona has its fair share of students from its universities who later went on to fame and glory. Here are just some celebrities who attended either Northern Arizona University, the University of Arizona or Arizona State University. 


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Who's buried in Scottsdale cemeteries?

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:01:32 -0400

Scottsdale's cemeteries tell the stories of Major League Baseball players, a famous actress and a professional rodeo star.


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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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