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53-year-old Casa Grande school employee accused of luring high school student

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Officials with Casa Grande Police said Monday a 53-year-old has been booked into the Pinal County Adult Detention Center, in connection with an ongoing investigation involving him and a 15-year-old female high school student. According to a statement released Monday, the

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-18 22:36:00

Montini: Ducey dumps 400,000 Arizonans...maybe more

Arizona's governor just got forced into the health-care reform game, columnist EJ Montini says. EJ Montini: The governor signed off on the latest Obamacare repeal, choosing politics over people. Gov. Doug Ducey must figure he has a future in Washington, D.C., because he sure doesn't seem to like A

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-19 13:23:50

Arizona company building Trump border-wall prototype has checkered environmental record

Embed x Share CLOSE TRUMP BORDER WALL Feds announce winning contracts for Trump's border wall | 2:38 On Aug. 31, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced winning construction contracts for President Trump's proposed wall between the United States and Mexico. U.S. Customs and Border Protect

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-17 12:00:06

Southwest Valley officials to cut salt cedar trees invading Gila River bed

Cronkite News BUCKEYE - Local leaders say salt cedar trees are invading the Gila River, causing flood and fire hazards and choking native vegetation and wildlife habitats. They say it's time for the trees, planted a century ago to slow erosion, to make their final stand. Buckeye Mayor Jackie Meck sa

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-17 00:15:00

Six students claim sexual assaults in Hamilton High School hazing case

CHANDLER, AZ - Chandler police officials are confirming that they're now working with six alleged victims in connection with the Hamilton High School sexual assault scandal. In August, police were investigating four claims of assault. By September, officials told ABC15 that two more victims had come

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-19 00:31:07

Education group fights for higher pay for EV teachers

The Arizona Education Progress Meter, a joint project from Expect More Arizona and the Center for the Future of Arizona, is challenging the state to raise elementary teacher pay to the national median within five years. In order to meet the goal - which would see the median salary for elementary te

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 12:05:00

Chandler grocery store employees help save man from scam

CHANDLER, Ariz. (KSAZ) - A Valley business owner was reportedly targeted by scammers who claimed to be with utility company SRP, demanding hundreds of dollars in pre-paid gift cards. The matter could have been a lot worse, if not for the watchful eye of two Fry's grocery store employees. The two emp

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-19 01:17:00

Department of Corrections hiring event Sept. 27 in San Tan Valley

Arizona@Work Pinal County is hosting a hiring event for the Department of Corrections 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 33622 N. Mountain Vista in San Tan Valley. The Department of Corrections is seeking correctional officers with benefits starting day one of hiring. The salary is $34,561 yearly


Here's Everything You Need to Know About Global Dance Festival Arizona 2017

And, believe us, there will be plenty of blockbuster music festivals happening this fall. And the electronic dance music impresarios of Relentless Beats have the honor of kicking things off this weekend with the latest edition of Global Dance Festival Arizona. The 2017 version of the annual EDM extr

PHOENIX NEW TIMES - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

#MeatlessMonday: 11 veggie burgers that are tasty, filling, healthy

Ocotillo Restaurant and Bar | In the falafel burger ($14), parsley, garlic, cumin, garlic and coriander are mixed into a chickpea patty that's fried to a delicate crunch. Baba ghanoush, lettuce, tomato, mint, yogurt and feta complete the experience. | Details: 3243 N. Third St., Phoenix. 602-687-90

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-18 16:41:16

Mariposa, St. John Bosco come to the rescue

For most of us, being a proud grandparent comes naturally. Whether it's athletic prowess or academic success, lots of grandparents in Tempe and West Chandler enjoy regaling others regarding their amazing grandkids. So when Wrangler News caught wind of two proud grandmothers, each with a tale of gran

WRANGLERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 21:24:41

7 teen suicides heighten concerns

Suicide is a word that hits hard-particularly when it involves cases that increasingly are stealing our community's young people. It seems to be an unthinkable solution for anyone to consider, especially at an age usually considered to be idyllic. Many adults remember being a teen as a fun, carefree

WRANGLERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 20:47:50

Grocery store employees keep man from losing money to scam artists

It's a race to stay ahead of aggressive scam artists who continue to change up the way they victimize thousands of people every year. Two Fry's employees had their training put to the test and passed with flying colors. Now they're getting a very public shout out from the utility company SRP. Lori

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-19 02:21:54

Ahwatukee Nutcracker producer delivers good news to cast members

Dance studio owner Kimberly Lewis treats her ballerinas like royalty. And that starts right after she has made her selections of aspirants for her "Ahwatukee Nutcracker," which will be staged for the 18th consecutive year this December. Recently, Lewis traveled through Ahwatukee and Chandler to comp

AHWATUKEE FOOTHILLS NEWS - 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Dangerous creatures find a cozy home in EV

Reader's Digest says there are 10 dangerous bugs to avoid, but that's a little hard to do in the East Valley - they're all native to Arizona. In fact, some of the most dangerous spiders and insects in the U.S. are found in the Southwest. And even if their bites or stings might not be fatal to those

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-17 22:00:00

Eagle Scout, agencies help save housing for EV needy

After a year filled with hardship, the future is bright for Mesa nonprofit House of Refuge thanks to the generosity of the East Valley community and an enterprising Eagle Scout named Landon Pickering. The organization first ran into trouble last year when it - and 200 other transitional housing prog

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Chandler MMA fighter enjoys grueling sport

Dan "The Man" Charles loves being in a cage - at least the kind he fights in. The Chandler man has been a full-time mixed martial arts fighter for about seven years. "I'm just an Irish boy. I grew up boxing and wrestling as a kid, playing sports," Charles said. "My dad had me in that at an early age

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Tempe Union administrator among Gilbert superintendent candidates

Anna Battle, the Tempe Union assistant superintendent who lost a competition to be the high school district's next superintendent, is among four finalists for Gilbert Public Schools' superintendent position. All four candidates will meet the public in a forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Campo Ve

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

VIDEO: Tractor trailer swaying miles before deadly crash on I-10

Video of the tractor trailer that caused a deadly crash Sunday, Sept. 17 on Interstate 10 near Red Rock shows the tractor trailer driving erratically. A viewer of Tucson News Now shared the video and wished to remain anonymous. The viewer claims to have called 911 several times to report the driver'

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 19:05:04

SC students punished for 'rape' photo at high school football game

Video of the tractor trailer that caused a deadly crash Sunday on Interstate 10 near Red Rock shows the tractor trailer driving erratically. A viewer of Tucson News Now shared the video and wished to remain anonymous. Video of the tractor trailer that caused a deadly crash Sunday on Interstate 10 ne

TUCSONNEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-18 15:15:45