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Robbery suspect in custody after returning to same Glendale store months later

Glendale police have made an arrest in an armed robbery at a liquor store in October. Samuel Robert Rivard, 31, faces charges of armed robbery and drug possession. The incident happened Oct. 15 …

Man dies from injuries in Glendale fire, bringing death toll to 2

Two people are now dead after an apartment fire in Glendale earlier this month.

Glendale man gets death sentence in estranged wife's murder

PHOENIX (AP) — A Glendale man convicted of fatally shooting his estranged wife in 2014 has been given the death sentence. Maricopa County prosecutors announced Thursday that 63-year-old …

‘Hike for Hope’ benefit for West Valley nonprofit coming to Peoria

The seventh annual Hike for Hope benefiting Billy’s Place will take place 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. It will start and finish in WestWing at Copper Hills Church near Sunrise Mountain, 27035 …

Overall violent, property crimes down in some Arizona cities in first half of 2019

Preliminary statistics show overall declines in both violent and property crime in the first half of 2019 in the United States compared to the same time frame the previous year, according to FBI …
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Liberty, Sunnyside wrestling split tournament showdowns

Arizona's top two wrestling programs made themselves at home on the road during the state's two biggest tournaments this month. Liberty traveled to its first Flowing Wells Invitational in Tucson …

Peoria survives fouls, threes to defeat Deer Valley in OT

Eventually, Peoria freshman point guard Andrew Camacho made enough free throws to ensure Deer Valley would not be able to tie on another Jackson Leyba three pointer.   "yes he's a high …
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Crusaders girls soccer eventually wear down plucky Panthers

The Northwest Christian girls soccer team - eventually - was too deep, too physical and too experienced for an emerging Paradise Honors squad. But the Panthers announced their arrival in the 3A soccer field during the opening half of the Jan. 9 game.
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Cousins help define Cactus girls basketball

The Lee cousins are in their final two months of their basketball partnership.  Cactus seniors Myla Lee and Olivia Lee started playing together in fourth grade, with Myla settling into her role as a guard and Olivia working in the post.
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STILL IN THE GAME

The bottom line is, Jordan Kress wants to play. She really does not care much what the sport is, or whether the competition is boys in youth league or seniors as a freshman on varsity. So when …
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Opinion

It is now 10:45 a.m. on a Tuesday. Several aircraft have departed from Luke Air Force Base, but it is now very quiet. I know that the noise will resume and it will be often throughout the day and …

There are some big changes on the horizon for education in Maricopa County, if Gov. Ducey’s legislative agenda continues to get a good reception from our state lawmakers. Last week Gov. …
Lately, our airspace over Sun City and Youngtown has been noisier from increased Luke Air Force Base traffic. Luke is supposed to receive more aircraft and increase their training of pilots, …
The Maricopa County Assessor must have very little actual work to do if he can be gone for months while defending himself in three states on an adoption fraud issue and still there is no evidence …
Business

No. 1  4721 W. Creedance Blvd,Glendale, AZ 85310$1,150,000 5,300 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, this home was designed for the Arizona indoor/outdoor lifestyle, stone/wood flooring, …

As many as 20,000 Arizona workers could be guaranteed overtime pay when they do overtime work under a Labor Department rule that took effect Jan. 1, the first change to the rule since 2004. But …
The Glendale Chamber’s hosts weekly Business Over Breakfast events 7-9 a.m. Jan. 8, 22 and 29 at Dave & Buster’s, 9460 W. Hanna Drive. This event is an opportunity for members to …
Hiring is underway for the opening of the Desert Diamond Casino West Valley, near Glendale, Feb. 19. More than 650 positions are open and available to be filled over the coming months, with job …
Education

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. March on West takes place 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Jan. 22 at ASU West, 4701 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale. The march is a tradition at Arizona State …

The 5th annual CDMA Alumni CE Program and Reception goes 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., followed by an alumni and guest reception 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 inside Cactus Wren Hall on the Midwestern University …
The West Valley Arts Council, 16126 N. Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, in partnership with Estrella Mountain Community College, 3000 N. Dysart Road, Avondale, is seeking students to participant in …
An upcoming “Anyone Can Code Workshop” at Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave., will discuss how teaching code with Apple’s Swift Programing Language and curriculum can …
Entertainment
Monster Energy AMA Supercross goes noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale. [Submitted photo]

Supercross event comes to Glendale's State Farm Stadium Saturday

Monster Energy AMA Supercross goes noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale. Round No. 4 of …
The Moonshine Voodoo Band performs. [Submitted photo]

Kimmyz to host Moonshine Voodoo in Glendale

Friday Night Voodoo starts 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 at Kimmyz On Greenway Rock & Roll Bar & Grill, 5930 W. Greenway Road, Suite …
Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper cancels tour, Glendale stop

Grammy Award-winning Chance the Rapper announced in late December that he is canceling his national 2020 tour, the Big Tour, which had …
The 2019 Arizona Songwriters Gathering panel featured Steve Parrish, Jon Iger, Shelly LeBash, Rhonda Hitchcock-Mast and Randy Brown.

Arizona Songwriters Gathering returns to Glendale Library

The Glendale Main Library will host the 24th annual Arizona Songwriters Gathering 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at 5959 W. Brown …

Phoenix Open Pro-Am: Larry Fitzgerald among celebs to compete in Scottsdale event

Arizona Cardinals all-time leading receiver Larry Fitzgerald, NFL Hall-Of-Famer Emmitt Smith, country music superstar Dierks Bentley …
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