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New Gilbert school superintendent vows to tackle declining enrollment, low morale

A former Gilbert Public Schools teacher and administrator is returning to lead the district of some 35,000 students. The school board unanimously approved Shane McCord on Sept. 19 following a public forum that included all four candidates for the top job. Questions posed at the forum tackled such i

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-20 23:54:52

Gilbert to pay GoDaddy $800,000 to stay in town

Gilbert has agreed to pay GoDaddy more than $800,000 to remain in the town, and the company in turn has signed a new 10-year lease. GoDaddy will invest $15 million on improvements to its call center in the El Dorado Tech Center Business Park, at 2299 West Obispo Ave., Suite 201. The call center is t

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 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

PD: Mesa man accused of choking 5-year-old son with a clothes hanger

MESA, AZ - A Mesa man is accused of using a clothes hanger to choke his five-year-old son. Mesa police report that on September 12 they were contacted by school officials regarding a 5-year-old boy who came to school with marks on his chest and neck. A nurse documented "cuts and scratches on the chi

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-20 18:32:08

Woman dies in ATV accident in Cave Creek

CAVE CREEK, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Firefighters say a woman has died in an ATV accident in Cave Creek. The Rural Metro Fire Department says a woman in her 30s was found underneath an ATV near 136th Sreet and Lone Mountain on Tuesday. Lone Mountain Rd at 136th St is closed after someone discovers a body next

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-19 17:46:00

Fatal stabbing closes Thomas Road east of I-17 in Phoenix

Go inside the Phoenix Fire Department 911 call center to learn about what's going on when you call 911 in the Phoenix metro area. Hannah Gaber/azcentral.com The investigation of a fatal stabbing closed a stretch of Thomas Road in Phoenix on Tuesday afternoon. At just after 11 a.m., police say a ma

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-19 20:30:49

National Public Lands Day: Free park admission, plus ways to help

Centuries ago, people built shelters into the canyon's walls, taking advantage of ledges and overhangs. Navajo people still live and work in the canyon, and visitors must arrange for a guided tour to enter the canyon (highly recommended, because only then can you see and appreciate the many ruins a

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-21 01:24:17

Parents want Hamilton employees put on leave

There is growing pressure tonight for the district to remove those school staffers involved in the hazing scandal at Hamilton High School in Chandler, at least until the investigation is complete. Parents are expressing outrage on a closed group Facebook page that Principal Ken James, Athletic Direc

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-21 06:09:00

Chandler police officer resigns after drunken driving arrest

CHANDLER, AZ - A Chandler police officer has stepped down from his post after being accused of drunk driving. Authorities say former officer Garrett Dever, 39, was arrested for an extreme DUI on June 17 and resigned from his position just three days later. Garrett is no stranger to the spotlight. I

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-21 02:21:04

Chandler police officer accused of being extremely drunk in an unmarked police vehicle

A Chandler police officer is facing serious charges and is out of a job after he drove his unmarked police vehicle while extremely drunk, police said. Investigators said Ofc. Garrett Dever went over a median, hit a light pole and eventually stopped on Pecos Road between Recker and Ranch House Parkwa

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-21 02:07:00

Chandler woman who fled fatal collision sent to prison for probation violation

A Chandler woman who pleaded guilty to fleeing a 2015 fatal collision was sentenced to a 1-year prison term Wednesday for violating her probation, officials said. Wanda Snow House, 57, failed to comply with the terms of her work furlough, which was part of her probation, said Bryan Bouchard, spokesm

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-20 23:35:16

Top 10 mascots in Arizona high school sports

Like this topic? You may also like these photo galleries: Lions, tigers, and bears - oh my! Those are just three names on a long list of overused high school mascots across the country. These days, you'd be hard-pressed to find a high school with a nickname you've never heard. However, there are man

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-20 19:06:53

U2 Brought The Joshua Tree Back to the Desert

So much has changed in the three decades since that legendary show on April 2, 1987. The campus venue where they played now bears the name of a financial services institution known for devious practices. And the Irish activist rock quartet can now fill a football stadium named after a for-profit col

PHOENIX NEW TIMES - 2017-09-20 18:55:00

Brainy idea: Pedaling basics of bike repair

Tempe Chief of Police Sylvia Moir was on hand at Gilliland Middle School to deliver a $10,000 check to Claudia Becho's bicycle repair class.The donation will help expand the Recycle-A-Bicycle program at the school. (Photo by Amy Garza, Tempe Elementary School District) By Justin Aungst Recycle a Bic

WRANGLERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 16:31:48

Grieving widow says burglar stole late husband's final words

LiAna Enriquez is a native of Arizona. She attended Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe, Arizona. She then went on to Arizona State University. She graduated summa cum laude from the University's prestigious, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism with a degree in Journalism/Mass Communications with

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-20 07:46:00

Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy shoots, injures armed man in Tonopah

A Maricopa County Sheriff's deputy shot and injured an armed man Wednesday morning in Tonopah while responding to a report of a possible homicide, officials said. Deputies were called out to a residence near 339th Avenue and Buckeye Road in Tonopah after the man called 911 stating there either had

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-20 14:36:49

Mesa man gets 21 years in federal prison for fatal DUI crash near Scottsdale

A Mesa man has been sentenced to nearly 21 years in federal prison in connection with a fatal crash last December. Prosecutors say 22-year-old Hale Nahsonhoya was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Phoenix to 250 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release. Nahsonhoya ente

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-21 01:55:58

$10 Lunch: Adorable Hand Pies at Squarz Bakery in Tempe

Sometimes a restaurant emerges with a whisper, quietly building a following without fanfare (or marketing). Sometimes, these places are worth seeking out. Such is the case with Squarz Bakery in Tempe. Set deep in a residential area, far from the hustle and foot traffic of Mill Avenue, this little r

PHOENIX NEW TIMES - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

Tempe IT contractor sentenced for wire fraud that used porn site

A Tempe information technology contractor has been sentenced after pleading guilty to wire fraud for trying to extort $10,000 from a company and then defacing its website by redirecting its home page to a pornographic site. A federal judge on Monday sentenced Tavis Irvin Tso of Tempe to serve four y

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-20 15:57:00

What was buried where Tempe Marketplace now stands?

Next time you zap zombies at Dave and Buster's, belly up to a plate of ribs at Lucille's Smokehouse, or behold the epic Cine Capri screen at Harkins Theatres - all at lively Tempe Marketplace shopping center - consider what used to lay beneath your feet. It's enough to make you want a tetanus shot.

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-20 13:00:05