Man with knife shot by Phoenix police

Phoenix police detectives are investigating an officer-involved shooting Saturday when a man carrying a knife was shot, authorities said. Officers were sent to 27th Avenue and Thomas Road on …
Best Friends Animal Society releases Arizona golden eagle back into the wild.

Formerly injured golden eagle soars to freedom after 9 months rehab

A golden eagle rehabilitated by Wild Friends at Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah, was released back into the wild on Nov. 19 near where he was originally found in northern Arizona. The …
FILE - An election worker verifies a ballot on a screen inside the Maricopa County Recorders Office, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. On Friday, Dec. 2, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming Arizona’s Maricopa County announced that more than 540,000 voters visited voting centers on Election Day and that only 248,000 Election Day ballots were counted. Therefore, the county “lost” some 292,000 votes. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: Arizona election equipment was certified before it was used in the midterms. An Arizona county did not ‘lose’ …
Amazon said Wednesday it had its biggest ever Thanksgiving holiday shopping weekend, aided by a record number of consumers looking for deals online amid high inflation.

Amazon says it had its biggest Thanksgiving shopping weekend

Amazon said Wednesday it had its biggest ever Thanksgiving holiday shopping weekend, aided by a record number of consumers looking for deals online amid high inflation. The e-commerce company does …
President Dwight D. Eisenhower presented Hiroshi Miyamura with the Medal of Honor at the White House on Oct. 27, 1953, for his actions near Taejon-Ni, Korea, during the Korean War.

Medal of Honor recipient Hiroshi Miyamura dies in Phoenix at 97

Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura, Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura, the second-to-last living Korean War Medal of Honor recipient, died Tuesday in Phoenix. He was 97. The Congressional …
President Joe Biden speaks during a Tribal Nations Summit during Native American Heritage Month in November. Biden is scheduled to visit the Valley on Dec. 6.

Biden to visit Phoenix semiconductor site

President Joe Biden is scheduled to visit north Phoenix and the TSMC site  next week, the White House announced.  Biden will attend a scheduled TSMC event Dec. 6 where attendees will get …

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Meet Abigail– Artsy teen draws up perfect family

Fifteen-year-old Abigail has always dreamed of being a big sister.
Karen

Meet Karen– Music lover looks for forever family

Fourteen-year-old Karen is looking for a loving forever family that can provide her the lifetime of support she needs.
Liam

Meet Liam - Inquisitive boy seeks forever family

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Meet Angel - Artistic teen determined to find forever family

Sixteen-year-old Angel is a hardworking, determined young woman who can’t wait to share her bright future with a forever family.

Meet Milton - Active teen ready for forever family

Milton is an outgoing 15-year-old who lives for sports. Basketball and football are his two favorites, but Milton has yet to say no to a pick up game of any kind.
Andrew Pielage (above) plans to photograph all of the famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright's remaining designs.

Phoenix photographer persists in mission to capture all Frank Lloyd Wright structures

Scottsdale residents may be familiar with Frank Lloyd Wright’s residence and school at Taliesin West, but one Phoenix-based photographer has been pursuing a life-long project of visiting and taking photos of every Wright creation across the country.
Opinion

Experts: Is it OK to pay your employees in Bitcoin?

A trend has emerged where some celebrities, professional athletes, or other high net worth individuals are asking to be paid...

Will your license fly? Arizona Travel ID deadline just around the corner

Next year might feel like a long way away, but it’ll be here quickly.

Hettick: Let’s consider the role of women in film industry

The medium of the movies helps to project information, opinions and policy.

Robinson: It’s time for us to choose better leaders for Arizona

I don’t write this to try and tell or convince you how to vote or whom to vote for.

Miller: Let’s raise the age for guns, voting to 21

In the wake of the Uvalde, Texas shooting, there is a very strong clamor for doing “something” about gun control.

Breen: Does GOP really care about life? What about shooting victims?

How easy is it for us to “normalize” murder.

Bowers: Prison sentencing reform among my key issues

District 4 voters and neighbors! I am a candidate for a District 4 seat in the Arizona House (the district was formerly 28 but was renumbered).
In this June 12, 2020 file photo, a wildfire air attack crew douses saguaro cacti with water as they battle the Bighorn Fire near Tucson. Forestry officials are now urging Arizona residents to take care at home and while traveling around the state to help prevent wildfires.

Casem: You can help protect Arizona’s forests from wildfire

As our temperatures warm up, our fire activity across Arizona is picking up and we urge all Arizonans to be prepared and take preventative measures around their property, before it’s too late. So, what does that mean to you?

Everything you wanted to know about the World Series … but were afraid to ask

Imagine you’re at an outdoor dinner party (yes, COVID-friendly). It’s October, and the conversation steers towards the World Series. While you are generally culturally literate, you know …

Christensen: Health literacy more important than ever for Arizonans in ongoing COVID-19 crisis

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted millions across the country, and Arizona has not been spared. This virus and its resulting economic fallout have put a harsh spotlight on rising health care …
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