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4 ways to get an Arizona university degree for less money

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:05:04 -0400

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


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How many police officers already are on Phoenix-area school campuses?

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:28:12 -0400

We turned to data from local police departments, schools and the State Board of Education to figure out ow many armed officers are in Valley schools.


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Arizona's 10 school districts with lowest average pay

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:33:00 -0400

The average salary for an Arizona district teacher last school year was $48,372, according to the Office of the Auditor General.


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Results of #RedForEd teacher walkout vote to be announced Thursday

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:24:41 -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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3 Arizonans among 53 sickened in a nationwide E. coli outbreak; illness sourced to Yuma-area lettuce

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:01:30 -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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Restaurant inspections: Handling food with bandaged fingers among violations

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:17:38 -0400

Three restaurants from Mesa, Chandler and Phoenix on this week's list for four or more violations. And see 20 spots that earned top scores.


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Education funding challenges hurt Arizona tech industry, STEM advocates say

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:13:04 -0400

Arizona STEM teachers are facing challenges caused by low numbers, funding and more.


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Pizza delivery car stolen during bogus drop-off in Buckeye

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:47:59 -0400

A delivery drivers car was stolen last Tuesday after a woman responded to a fake delivery call, according to 36-year-old Brianne Sargent.


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

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 02:08:45 -0400

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


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

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:17:55 -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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9th Circuit will appoint special prosecutor to defend Arpaio's criminal-contempt verdict

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:36:20 -0400

The 9th Circuit will appoint a special prosecutor to defend a federal judge's decision not to scrub Arpaio's criminal-contempt conviction.


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One dead, 1 hurt in semi-truck collision on I-10 east near Tonopah

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:22:28 -0400

A fatal chain reaction of crashes on Interstate 10 left one person dead and one hurt. Eastbound lanes were closed with no timetable for reopening.


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Court records: Avondale man shot neighbor at least 6 times with .40-caliber gun

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:13:54 -0400

Police found at least eight bullet wounds on Ramon Oseguera's body and six spent shell casings in his front yard and driveway, court records show.


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Woman dies in crash on I-10 near Picacho; eastbound lanes reopen

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:35:04 -0400

When troopers arrived, they found the body of a woman in her 20s. No other vehicles were on the scene.


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#RedForEd organizers: Arizona teachers will vote on walkout

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:59:33 -0400

Arizona teachers will vote between Tuesday and Thursday on whether they support a walkout for more education funding.


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Buckeye toddler in critical condition after near drowning in pool

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 23:46:13 -0400

A 3-year-old was in critical condition Sunday after his grandfather pulled the toddler from a Buckeye pool.


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Avondale man arrested in connection with neighbor's shooting death, police say

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 21:38:03 -0400

An Avondale man was arrested in connection with the shooting death of his neighbor, Avondale police said.


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Now that your taxes are done, consider these tips for the rest of the year

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 09:00:01 -0400

With the tax filing season winding down, the last thing you want likely to think about is taxes. But heeding a few tips now could save money later.


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From affluent to affordable, these metro Phoenix ZIP codes have the fastest-rising home prices

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 08:00:09 -0400

Affordable, upscale and central Valley neighborhoods made the list of the top 10 ZIP Codes for rising prices in 2017


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New metro Phoenix condo sales soar, will prices keep climbing?

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 09:00:03 -0400

Developers built thousands of metro Phoenix condominiums during the past few years, and many buyers came. Prices and sales are up.


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Tolleson soldier dies in Army training accident

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:52:52 -0400

Pvt. Julian Diaz, 19, died in a vehicle crash during a training exercise on Tuesday. Diaz was from Tolleson.


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Some Buckeye residents angry over spikes in water bills, as city rate decrease coming soon

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:47:58 -0500

Buckeye residents who have seen spikes in their water bills are demanding answers for a problem they say the city isn't taking seriously.


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$178 million makeover headed for Phoenix International Raceway

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:42:56 -0500

Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale will receive a major overhaul worth $178 million.


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Tolleson Mayor-elect Anna Tovar shows she's a survivor

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:42:18 -0500

Former state lawmaker Anna Tovar is the first woman elected as Tolleson Mayor and the city's first new mayor in 22 years.


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1 year later: What we know about missing Buckeye boy Jesse Wilson

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:21:25 -0400

It's been a year since 10-year-old Jesse Wilson of Buckeye went missing. What we know now.


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Can man-made wetlands clean Goodyear's polluted water?

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:23:09 -0400

A six-year project to treat a harmful byproduct from Goodyear's drinking water through a first-of-its-kind wetlands project will soon expand, or go down the drain. 


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6 new features at Avondale's Friendship Park

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:26:54 -0400

Big changes have arrived at Avondale's Friendship Park with about $3.5 million in renovations for several new features.


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Downtown Southwest Valley: 10 don't-miss spots

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:39:52 -0500

Downtown Avondale and Tolleson have some amazing, little-known places and great art. Here are our favorite spots:


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Long-vacant Phoenix Trotting Park in Goodyear is in escrow, could be demolished

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:40:20 -0400

The Phoenix Trotting Park, one of the Valley's most unique buildings, is closer to being sold — and maybe demolished.


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Readers' picks: Worst West Valley eyesores

Wed, 6 Sep 2017 14:43:06 -0400

The list is dominated by empty buildings and vacant lots. A few are headed for improvement, while others languish.


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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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