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Argument leads to fatal crash in Glendale

A woman faces charges in a crash that killed her passenger in Glendale. Before 9 p.m. Sunday, Glendale police responded to reports of a female driver speeding southbound on 51st Avenue near …

Motorcyclist dies after multiple vehicles strike him on Loop 101

State troopers are investigating after a motorcyclist was struck and killed on a Valley freeway. The collision involved four vehicles and occurred Tuesday morning on Loop 101 east of 51st …

Glendale teen killed in stabbing, police search for 3 adults

Police are looking for at least three people after a 14-year-old boy was stabbed in Glendale. The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Friday at a home near Bethany Home Road and Grand …

Valley cities commemorate service, sacrifice with family-friendly Veterans Day events

Veterans Day events are going on this weekend and Monday across the Valley; here are three, which might interest you.

Suns announcer Al McCoy named Grand Marshal of Glendale Christmas Parade

Long-time Suns play-by-play announcer Al McCoy will be the Grand Marshal of the annual Hometown Christmas Parade in downtown Glendale, 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. Mr. McCoy has been a Glendale …
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Crusaders volleyball sweeps 3A field for second straight state title

During their careers, the Northwest Christian volleyball juniors  have made the pendulum swing, from being the top seed who suffers playoff heartbreak to the team that picks apart higher seeds once the postseason starts.
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Higley handles Ironwood in Eagles' playoff return

GILBERT — The Higley Knights did almost everything right Nov. 8 in defeating the Ironwood Eagles, 56-12, in the first round of 5A football playoffs. The defense had two takeaways
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Mountain Ridge pushes Perry in playoffs to cap turnaround season

The Perry Pumas bested the Mountain Ridge Mountain Lions 38-25, in the first round of the 6A conference playoffs Nov. 8. This three-seed versus 14-seed matchup was nothing short of a competitive …
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Pick six propels Peoria to rematch at Cactus

The Peoria Panthers, the 4A state bracket’s 7-seed, turned up the heat in all three phases of the game Friday night at home to down the 10-seed Greenway Demons 22-7, and advance to the state quarterfinals. A familiar foe awaits.
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Sweep pushes Deer Valley to 4A volleyball Final Four

Of the 131 combined serves in Thursday night’s 4A volleyball state quarterfinal match at Deer Valley High School, there were three that shook the gym the most. While the 1-seeded host Skyhawks ...
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Opinion

Growing up, my father was intent on passing every piece of my Hispanic heritage to me: food, music, and the rituals and superstitions that sound crazy to someone not familiar with them. In addition, …

If you’re looking for where your polling place is, stop looking. This month’s special election is a ballot by mail election. All voters will mail in or drop off the ballots they received …
In 2012 my family experienced the loss of my brother Nathan due to suicide. After spending a full weekend with him at my parent’s house, none of us knew what was coming just two days later that Tuesday evening.
The City of Glendale posted a video showing the transformation of Fire Station 152, near Bethany Home Road and 67th Avenue, which was recently remodeled. Well-earned That’s so awesome! So …
Business

Forrest Anderson Plumbing and Air Conditioning Inc., 17225 N. 63rd Ave., a family-owned business since 1961, awarded the winner of its 4th Annual Military Hero A/C Giveaway contest to Dan Dennison, a …

The Glendale Chamber of Commerce and city officials recently celebrated the opening of a new bowling alley in Glendale. Bowlero Glendale, 17210 N. 59th Ave., hosted a Sept. 28 grand opening …
The Glendale Chamber of Commerce’s Military & Veterans Affairs Committee in partnership with Mayor Jerry Weiers and the City of Glendale invites residents to a Veterans Day Ceremony Monday, …
The Glendale Chamber of Commerce hosts the following November event: Business Over Breakfast 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 at Dave & Buster’s, 9460 W. Hanna Drive. Make new connections, …
Education

The next “Conversations with Curt” takes place 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 at Mountain Ridge High School, 22800 N. 67th Ave. The community conversation features Deer Valley Unified …

The rising cost of college is putting new emphasis on helping young people find alternative career paths that won’t leave them heavily in debt. The 18th annual Arizona Construction Career Days, …
The Mountain Ridge Pride of the West Marching Band attended the Bands of America Regional Championship at NAU in Flagstaff, where they won the caption award for the most outstanding music performance …
The Midwestern University’s Glendale campus, at 19555 N. 59th Ave., will host a public open house in the campus Auditorium 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. Current students will conduct …
Entertainment

Glendale shows 'Aladdin' in the park Friday

You can’t beat movies by moonlight, especially with the weather cooling off. On Friday, Nov. 15, audience have their pick of …
The Tin Can Screamers perform. [Submitted photo]

Tin Can Screamers headline Rockabilly Night at Glendale's Starlite Lounge Thursday

Rockabilly Night is a real thing at Starlite Lounge, 4346 W. Olive Ave. (More on that in a minute.) First, check out the Tin Can …
ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra. [Submitted photo/Azy Scotten Photography]

‘Joy to All the World’ features holiday music by ProMusica Arizona Chorale, Orchestra

Joy to All the World, ProMusica Arizona’s holiday concert this year, spreads the musicians’ wings by including seasonal music from …
Post Malone performs at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Manchester, Tenn. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

Post Malone performs at Glendale's Gila River Arena Friday

I’m no Post Malone expert, but when you start beating records set by The Beatles, that’s not nothing. Earlier this year the …
Tony Balbinot and the Cadillac Angels perform at Westgate in Glendale Friday, Nov. 8. [Submitted photo]

Cadillac Angels take the stage at Westgate Friday night

The Cadillac Angels perform 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset …