Arizona’s environment: New support will help us answer the biggest questions

Thanks to a grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust, The Republic will be going in-depth on the resources that matter most to Arizona: our water, our air, our land, our wildlife.         

Posted on: 26 March 2017 | 8:46 am

Maricopa County runs out of death-penalty defense attorneys

In January, there were so many potential capital cases that Maricopa County ran out of specialists to defend them.         

Posted on: 26 March 2017 | 7:46 am

Swastikas, 'white power' painted on Pinnacle High School in Phoenix; hate-crime squad investigating

Phoenix Police are investigating a wall of offensive graffiti painted at Pinnacle High School Friday night.         

Posted on: 25 March 2017 | 9:41 pm

Uber halts self-driving car program following Tempe crash

Uber has halted its self-driving car program following a crash involving one of the vehicles in Tempe on Friday.         

Posted on: 25 March 2017 | 8:52 pm

Arizona supporters march for Trump at MAGA event

Arizonans joined marchers around the country celebrating President Trump at various Make American Great Again events Saturday.         

Posted on: 25 March 2017 | 7:46 pm

Cinderella Affair grants Phoenix-area prom wishes for free

The Cinderella Affair will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the next two Saturdays, April 1 and 8.         

Posted on: 25 March 2017 | 4:13 pm

Self-driving car involved in Tempe accident

A self-driving car was involved in an accident in north Tempe on Friday evening, ending up on its side after a crash involving two other vehicles, Tempe police said.         

Posted on: 25 March 2017 | 3:48 pm

Phoenix police investigate shooting of man

Phoenix police are investigating a shooting that left one man with serious injuries Saturday afternoon.         

Posted on: 25 March 2017 | 3:38 pm

Hance Park moves toward $118 million makeover in downtown Phoenix

Advocates of redeveloping the site hope NCAA March Madness tournament events put the park in the spotlight.         

Posted on: 25 March 2017 | 8:02 am

Insiders rip power agency over theft, threats

Whistleblowers: Embezzlement and security flaws endanger power grid under Western Area Power Administration.         

Posted on: 25 March 2017 | 1:24 am

Wrong-way driver stopped on Interstate 17 north of Phoenix

The Arizona Department of Public Safety stopped a wrong-way driver on Interstate 17 north of Phoenix, officials said.         

Posted on: 25 March 2017 | 1:08 am

'I called them to help': Mother of man fatally shot by Phoenix police

The mother of a Phoenix man who was shot and killed by police said her son was troubled and in need of help.         

Posted on: 25 March 2017 | 12:41 am

Final Four brings familiar 'big event' feeling to Phoenix area

Super Bowl: Check, check, check. College football championship game: Multiple checks.         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 11:46 pm

Anti-Trump billboard in Phoenix uses PlayStation ad image

A closer look at the Phoenix billboard calls into question whether the design adheres to copyright law         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 9:02 pm

1 killed, 3 injured after car plunges onto Interstate 17 near downtown Phoenix

A 65-year-old man was killed after the car he was driving plunged onto Interstate 17 near an overpass in Phoenix.         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 8:40 pm

Phoenix terror suspect bonds out of jail

A Phoenix man who was arrested on terrorism-related charges after federal authorities found hundreds of incriminating Web searches last year was released from jail this week as he awaits trial.          

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 7:26 pm

Man arrested after co-worker shot in the face in Scottsdale

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of shooting a co-worker in the face as the two were waving guns around in the north Scottsdale business they worked at, police said.         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 5:38 pm

Mesa could be first city in Arizona to privatize jail operations

Mesa is considering contracting CoreCivic to transport and house misdemeanor offenders as Maricopa County jail costs rise.         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 5:36 pm

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants to bar victims of immigration patrols from testifying at contempt trial

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants to bar Latinos who were illegally detained from testifying at his upcoming trial.         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 5:30 pm

Phoenix man killed in police shooting identified

Phoenix police have identified the man killed in Thursday evening’s fatal officer-involved shooting as 24-year-old Francisco Valdez.         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 5:02 pm

2 MCSO detention officers hurt after Cadillac plows into transport van in Phoenix

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of endangerment and aggravated assault in the collision.         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 3:47 pm

Arizona lawmakers want to tighten rules for law enforcement on asset seizures

The senate has moved forward a bill that would tighten rules on how police can seize civil assets and spend RICO funds.         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 3:24 pm

Loving a foster child and never letting her go

We made a family with this little girl, aunts and uncles and cousins, none of us really related. And when she found her own family, there was room for all of us.         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 2:56 pm

Van full of children involved in Goodyear rollover crash

The children were said to be in stable condition with minor injuries.         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 2:26 pm

Police assistants could boost shrunken Phoenix force

Civilian workers — not sworn police officers — could soon handle some non-emergency calls to the Phoenix Police Department         

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 1:21 pm