Bus falls into sinkhole at 35th Ave and Van Buren

A Valley Metro bus slipped into a sinkhole near 35th Avenue and Van Buren Street on Thursday afternoon.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 8:20 pm

Blowing dust advisory for Valley, I-10 corridor

The National Weather Service says blowing dust is possible through the Thursday evening commute.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 7:45 pm

2-year-old hospitalized after near-drowning

A 2-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being pulled from a pool at a Chandler home Thursday afternoon.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 7:28 pm

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in El Mirage

Police say no charges are going to be filed against the driver, who said she didn't see the man in the roadway.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 7:17 pm

'Serial street shooter' reward raised to $75K

The reward for information on the Phoenix "serial street shooter" got a $25,000 boost Thursday as authorities continued to implore anyone with information to come forward.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 5:22 pm

Will Phoenix beat its 110-degree-day record?

After racking up 30 days of 110 degrees or more this summer, time is running out to beat the record of 33.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 4:51 pm

Friday's high-pollution warning is 8th in August

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued an ozone high-pollution advisory for the Phoenix area Friday, its eighth warning this month.          

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 4:26 pm

Police find man shot in leg in Phoenix alley

A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg Thursday afternoon near 19th and Glendale avenues, Phoenix police said.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 4:15 pm

Gun release denied for former shooting suspect

The entire case hinged on ballistics for both sides but it ultimately failed to keep the only person ever named as a suspect in the string of Valley freeway shootings last year in jail.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 3:47 pm

Hundreds of saguaros replanted along Loop 101

Hundreds of saguaro cactuses were replanted as part of a freeway improvement project in the Scottsdale area.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 3:31 pm

Police seek help finding Knights Inn killer

Investigators were seeking information about the July drive-by shooting of a 25-year-old man that occurred outside a motel near Interstate 17 in west-central Phoenix.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 3:00 pm

ASU Tempe campus may get its first polling place

Students and activists are fighting to get the first on-campus voting location for a general election in ASU history         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 2:13 pm

PD: Glendale father, 10-month-old son missing

Ramon Salas and his baby son, Abraham Salas, were reported missing to Glendale police after leaving his parents' home.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 1:59 pm

ASU building all clear after smoke reported

Phoenix fire officials have issued an all clear after investigating a report of smoke in an elevator shaft at the University Center building on Arizona State University's downtown campus about 8:15 a.m. Thursday.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 1:22 pm

Tempe seeks to boost appeal of streetcars

The Tempe streetcar project may face problems with a more aesthetically pleasing hybrid battery system. The city also would spend $735,000 for art at 14 stops.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 12:38 pm

Group donates $1K to help homeless get jobs

The Arizona Restaurant Association and Phoenix City Councilwoman Deb Stark donated $1,000 to St. Joseph the Worker.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 11:56 am

DPS seeking woman who fired at pickup on I-10

State troopers were asking for the public's help in finding a woman suspected of shooting a pickup truck about 7:15 p.m. Saturday night on westbound Interstate 10.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 10:40 am

Shooting leaves 1 critically hurt, 1 in custody

A 60-year-old man was booked on a charge of attempted first-degree murder after a man was critically wounded in Avondale early Wednesday morning, police said.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 9:46 am

They grow up so fast: What this mom won't miss when kid graduates

Once they shut that Kindergarten door, time flies. It does. Now we're both ready for what's next.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 9:14 am

Safety standards lax for AZ's small water systems

Water-quality advocates say regulators let some violators of rules on safe drinking water off the hook too often.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 8:01 am

Wind roars through; 54 mph gusts in Scottsdale

Storms near Prescott fueled the winds that ripped through the Valley in the early evening. Some parts of the Phoenix area saw rain.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 1:14 am

Flagstaff police arrest Calif. murder suspect

Sahmanntha Rundstrom and five others are accused in the prolonged torture and murder of a homeless man in San Francisco.         

Posted on: 25 August 2016 | 12:16 am

Officers, D-Backs replace girl's stolen backpack

A 10-year-old girl whose backpack was stolen in a vehicle burglary has been made whole thanks to two Phoenix police officers and the Arizona Diamondbacks.         

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 9:32 pm

Group seeks more protections for Grand Canyon

An environmentalist coalition is pushing for a national-monument designation to protect federal lands north and south of Grand Canyon National Park.         

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 7:14 pm

Man pleads guilty in murder of 2-year-old girl

A man who ran an unlicensed home day care in Phoenix pleaded guilty to multiple charges in the death of a 2-year-old who had been left in his care.         

Posted on: 24 August 2016 | 4:55 pm