Former freeway-shootings suspect Leslie Merritt Jr. back in jail

Police say they located Merritt Wednesday night after being called to the 6300 block of North 64th Drive on reports of an order of protection violation.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 11:25 pm

Motorcyclist killed on U.S. 60/Grand Avenue

Police are looking for a white semitruck with a red flatbed trailer that ran over a motorcyclist.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 10:50 pm

Hearings end over police and property in polygamous Arizona-Utah border towns

Attorneys debate police and subdivision in embattled polygamous border towns         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 10:49 pm

Forum to discuss police-Native Americans relations

A community forum planned Friday evening in Mesa will address tumultuous police relations with Native Americans as well as aim to apply pressure on the U.S.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 10:36 pm

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio files complaint against group backed by billionaire George Soros

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is going after a "dark money" political group backed by liberal billionaire George Soros that has dumped more than $2 million into a television attack ad against him.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 10:09 pm

350-plus pumpkins in Buckeye reported stolen

Someone stole up to 375 pumpkins of various sizes from a pumpkin patch in Buckeye just days before the last weekend of a working farm's annual Fall Festival, police said.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 9:41 pm

MCSO: Teen arrested in cyberattack on 911 system

Meetkumar Hiteshbhai Desai was booked on suspicion of three counts of computer tampering.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 9:24 pm

Police: Man stops for burger but not for officers

A few hours before close at about 10:30 p.m. at an In-N-Out Burger, Phoenix police officers attempted to stop a vehicle because the driver had an outstanding warrant.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 9:21 pm

Donald Trump Jr. comes to aid of Arizona motorist

As he was driving through Mesa from one campaign event to another on Thursday, the oldest son of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made an unexpected stop to help a stuck driver.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 8:50 pm

At ASU in Tempe, Donald Trump Jr. decries 'government that’s failed'

Trump Jr. gave an enthusiastic 10-minute speech to a small but loud crowd of ASU students and supporters.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 8:29 pm

UA scientist definitively debunks AIDS Patient Zero myth

UA researcher Michael Worobey has helped definitively prove that Gaetan Dugas was not the person who introduced the virus that causes AIDS to the United States.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 8:26 pm

Missing in Arizona: Alissa Turney vanishes, explosives stockpile found

Alissa Turney disappeared from her Paradise Valley home in 2001. Phoenix detectives suspected stepfather Michael Turney.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 7:56 pm

Judge denies injunction to stop construction on Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway

PHOENIX - A federal judge in Phoenix has denied a motion for an injunction to stop construction on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 6:55 pm

ASU research park may be coming to Mesa

With only three undeveloped parcels remaining at ASU's Tempe Research Park, the university is setting its sights on 300 acres of southeast Mesa land.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 6:18 pm

Phoenix reaches record high of 100 degrees

Autumn heat wave continues as city has seen highs of at least 90 degrees 24 times this October.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 6:15 pm

Federal data: Phone scammers bilked Arizona victims of more than $800K

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged 61 people and entities with conspiracy and fraud over a multimillion-dollar phone scam.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 6:08 pm

Did agency head blackball fired DES workers?

Another ex-DES staffer says Director Tim Jeffries created a do-not-hire list to keep fired workers from other state jobs         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 5:17 pm

Arizona PBS will launch 24/7 channel for kids

When Claire Stoehr was less than a year old, she began watching “Super Why,” a PBS show that teaches kids reading skills.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 4:33 pm

Man found shot to death in Tempe; police seek 2

A man was found dead of a gunshot wound early Thursday in west-central Tempe, and police were searching for two people, authorities said.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 3:55 pm

Man sentenced after falsely posing as veteran

Eric Wolfe was sentenced to three years' probation Thursday in Maricopa County Superior Court after falsely claiming to be a wounded warrior and veteran.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 3:54 pm

1st-alarm fire ignites Mill Ave. Gordon Biersch

Fire departments from the East Valley were fighting a first-alarm fire Thursday morning at a Mill Avenue restaurant in Tempe.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 3:50 pm

5 popular myths about the Valley's heat

When it comes to Phoenix and its scorching summer weather, the jokes and misery are plentiful. And so are the urban myths.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 3:19 pm

Downtown Chandler booming into a Valley hot spot

Businesses plan expansions as new projects gain approval, promising more residents and workers nearby.         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 2:45 pm

Man with Phoenix meth lab sentenced to prison

A man whom sheriff's deputies accused of having an active meth lab in his north-central Phoenix home was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison on drug charges.          

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 12:53 pm

5 new Phoenix apartment, condo projects

Developers are adding hundreds of new houses, apartment units and condos throughout Phoenix         

Posted on: 27 October 2016 | 11:41 am