Woman shot, killed in Phoenix

A woman died after being shot Sunday morning in Phoenix, police said. The shooting occurred about 10:35 a.m. Sept. 24 near 16 th Street and Baseline Road, according to a release. The woman …

After summer's extreme weather, more Americans see climate change as a culprit, AP-NORC poll shows

Kathleen Maxwell has lived in Phoenix for more than 20 years, but this summer was the first time she felt fear, as daily high temperatures soared to 110 degrees or hotter and kept it up for a …

1 dead, 1 jailed following West Valley shooting

A 27-year-old man has been booked on one county of murder in connection with a shooting that occurred Saturday afternoon in Phoenix, police said. Officers responded to a shooting call about 3:45 …

90s Pop Tour will open 2024 run of dates in Phoenix

The 90s Pop Tour will open its 10-city tour in Phoenix in February.

Phoenix celebrates National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week runs through Oct. 1, and Phoenix will be having a series of events for potential and current electric vehicle owners, including opportunities to test drive. EV 101 …
First Responders

Phoenix detectives book suspect in homicide

A 32-year-old man has been booked for killing another man in a late-night shooting at an apartment complex, police said. Officers arrived about 11 p.m. Sept. 21 at the apartment complex, 5775 W. …


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Public Transit

Light rail extension into West Valley requires detour around State Capitol

Valley transit leaders have to go back to the drawing board to determine how to bring light rail to the West Valley after the state legislature forbade construction near the Arizona State Capitol. …

2023 West Valley Preps Week 5 football scoreboard

Games played Sept. 22 unless otherwise noted.

Billie Holiday musical opens Phoenix Theatre Company’s new season

The Phoenix Theatre Company’s 104th season is underway with a tour-de-force portrait of iconic jazz songstress Billie Holiday.

Here’s when the new golf course at Arizona Biltmore Golf Club will open

The Valley’s newest golf course, the Estates Course is in the final stages of grow-in and will open for daily-fee and member play in early November, according to an Arizona Biltmore Golf Club press release.

Chicanos Por La Causa in Phoenix launches new home lending program

Chicanos Por La Causa’s new program, CPLC Home Lending, is building a pathway to achievable homeownership for all prospective homeowners in Arizona.

Arcosanti ‘urban laboratory’ will host 2-day pottery workshop

A hands-on workshop is coming to Arcosanti, about 75 miles north of Phoenix.

Summer heat relief efforts rescue record number of Valley homeless residents

Efforts led by Phoenix Rescue Mission helped rescue 303 unsheltered residents from the streets who were placed in housing or a suitable program this summer.

ASU gets $39.8M for chip research, development

It’s all hands on deck for the microchip industry in the Valley. On Wednesday, Arizona State University officials got a welcome announcement that should give leaders a chance to stay on …

Alice Cooper’s annual Christmas Pudding on way to Phoenix

One of the Valley’s signature holiday events is coming back, and with big names in music to benefit a worthy cause.

Friday morning hit and run kills pedestrian in Phoenix

Detectives are looking for a vehicle that struck and killed a woman early Friday morning near 91 st Avenue and Indian School Road, Phoenix police said. The collision occurred about 1:15 a.m. …
 I’m appalled by the MAGA House’s adamant desire to endanger the right to vote by attempting to pass the ACE Act, a  bill that would make it much harder for people like me to vote.
Editor’s Note: The author makes claims that short-term rentals may be to blame for Paradise Valley Unified School District discussing school closure and consolidation. A fact check of these …
A trend has emerged where some celebrities, professional athletes, or other high net worth individuals are asking to be paid...

Downtown Phoenix to host Spirits of Mexico festival

The Spirits of Mexico Culture & Tourism Fest is coming to Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix this winter.
Examples of the upcoming open studio sale in Phoenix on Oct. 22.

Phoenix couple to host annual artwork sale at Sunnyslope gallery

The annual open studio sale of artists Larry and Sandra Ortega is returning to the Sunnyslope area of Phoenix.
The Phoenix Symphony's 2023-24 season will open with three performances of “Carmina Burana.”

‘Carmina Burana’ to open Phoenix Symphony’s 2023-24 season

The Phoenix Symphony's 2023-24 season opens with three performances of “Carmina Burana.”
Justin-Lee Schultz, 16, will perform in Phoenix Oct. 27.

Teenage instrumentalist bringing his music to Phoenix concert

Teenage multi-instrumental prodigy Justin-Lee Schultz is planning a concert in Phoenix.
This Stacy Holmstedt work will be part of her upcoming “Saguaros & Shards” exhibit.

Phoenix hotel to exhibit Mesa artist’s Arizona-inspired work

The works of a Mesa-based artist will be on display in an upcoming exhibition at a Phoenix hotel.
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