Bill Thompson of 'Wallace and Ladmo' dies

Created "The Wallace and Ladmo Show" seen by children and adults for 35 years         

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 2:40 am

Execution of Arizona murderer takes nearly 2 hours

Arizona execution took nearly two hours, confirming concerns raised by attorneys about a controversial drug used         

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 2:24 am

Pat McMahon remembers Bill 'Wallace Snead' Thompson

We have lost one of the great people of our state. Bill "Wallace" Thompson died Wednesday at the age of 82. TV and radio icon Pat McMahon remembers his friend and fellow TV legand.         

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 1:43 am

Bill Thompson of 'Wallace and Ladmo' dies

Bill "Wallace" Thompson, who created, produced and co-starred in "The Wallace and Ladmo Show," a children's program infused with offbeat humor that endeared it to generations of Arizonans during its more than 35-year run, died Wednesday. He was 82.         

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 12:32 am

Firefighters contain house fire to garage

Three dogs were retrieved from inside, and a man who was home at the time went to a hospital for an unrelated issue.         

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 12:29 am

Arizona Department of Corrections accused of being obstructionists

Following botched execution of Joseph Woods, ACLU says DOC is shrouded in secrecy.         

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 12:22 am

At 114, Phoenix ties record for high temps

Oven-like heat triggered record-breaking demand for electricity in the Valley.         

Posted by on 24 July 2014 | 12:05 am

Phoenix fire displaces family of 4, destroys 2 cars

Fire official said someone was cooking dinner, smelled smoke and discovered vehicle on fire in garage.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:57 pm

Arizona inmates executed since 1992

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:56 pm

Police release sketch of Tempe burglar

The sketch is of one of two men that burglarized a condominium after breaking through a skylight.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:46 pm

Dog days of summer in Phoenix

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:22 pm

Officials: Fires set at Walmart, Target

Two small fires shut down two west Valley retail stores Wednesday afternoon, according to officials.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:21 pm

Study: On-duty police deaths in U.S. up so far in 2014

The nation is on pace to surpass the the total number of on-duty police officer deaths from 2013, a new study says.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 7:30 pm

Hell Ride a struggle, a conquest

Organized through social media, Saturday's inaugural Hell Ride up South Mountain lived up to its name.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 7:28 pm

Arizona inmates executed since 2000

A closer look at the crimes, the last meals and the last words of the 17 Arizona inmates executed since 2000.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 6:57 pm

Phoenix firefighters warn hikers of heat's danger

This year, foolhardy hikers are of particular concern for Phoenix firefighters.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 5:31 pm

2 men accused of luring minors for sex

Yavapai County officials said the men traveled from Mesa and Gilbert intending to meet underage females for sex.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 5:09 pm

Commission hears West Valley water-rates complaints

West Valley residents fed up with what they consider outrageous water rates protested the hikes at meetings this week.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 5:03 pm

Poll: How cold do you keep your house?

It's that time of the year where power bills go up.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 4:36 pm

Evidence collected at scene of dog deaths

Documents reveal details of sheriff's search at Green Acre Boarding Kennel         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 4:35 pm

Oro Valley toddler pulled from pool, critical

A 16-month-old Oro Valley child was in critical condition after being pulled from a pool, officials said.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 1:12 pm

Mesa mayoral candidates: Who's the best fit?

John Giles and Danny Ray have similar backgrounds, but after high school, their paths diverged.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 12:26 pm

MCCCD fires IT worker over data breach

Maricopa community colleges fire longtime IT worker for negligence over massive computer hack         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 12:20 pm

Harper's Nursery in Mesa to close after decades of business

Harper's Nursery and Landscape Co. is closing its Mesa store after more than 50 years.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 11:48 am

Athletics benefit from $1.9M in Scottsdale school donations

The school district received a half-million dollar increase compared with fiscal 2012-13.         

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 11:13 am