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Affordable housing in Tempe focuses on veterans' needs

Tempe's Valor on Eighth community already has a growing list of potential occupants as leasing of space designed for mixed use begins in December, according to a press release. Of 50 living units, 45 will be offered at inexpensive rental rates with preference given to U.S. veterans; while the remain

AZBUSINESSDAILY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:17:46

Tempe man attempted to extort firm by directing homepage to porn site

A Tempe man was sentenced to four years probation on Monday for attempting to extort money from a company by tampering with its website, including redirecting its homepage to a pornographic site, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Tavis Tso, 40, pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud in connection wi

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-20 00:00:19

ASU student invites thousands to 'scream like Goku' at Taco Bell near Tempe campus

It started out as a joke. Viking Wadsworth wanted to invite Arizona State University students to meet up and scream like the character Goku from the Japanese anime TV show "Dragon Ball Z." Where would be the funniest place to do so? It seemed obvious. The Taco Bell near ASU's Tempe campus, of cours

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-19 21:16:07

Tempe once billed as Valley's oldest city is 'fake news'

Fake news. It seems to be the subject de jour. The question is, is fake news a recent phenomenon or is false and/or misleading information deeply-rooted in history? Regrettably, it would seem, it is the latter. And, sad to say, Tempe was caught up in the middle of it.Tempe's turn with fake news As a

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-19 18:47:31

PD: Suspect exposed himself to women on ASU's Tempe campus

TEMPE, AZ - The Arizona State University Police Department is searching for a man who exposed himself to women on at least two occasions, that recently happened, on the school's Tempe campus. The suspect's description is shown below by ASU police in a flyer that was tweeted out on social media. Det

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:31:41

Tempe intruder who held child gets 9 months in jail, deportation

The man who broke into a Tempe apartment and held a toddler while intoxicated in December has been sentenced to nine months incarceration along with lifetime probation. Judge Greg Como sentenced 34-year-old Oren Aharon Cohen on Monday morning in Maricopa County Superior Court on counts of aggravated

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-18 21:46:52

Man exposed himself to women at ASU Tempe campus

Police are looking for the man who they said flashed women at two different spots on the Arizona State University Tempe campus. The incidents happened on Sunday at 3:23 p.m. and 3:55 p.m at the Noble Library and at the Matthews Center. The suspect didn't touch any of the victims. He's described as a

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-19 03:38:00

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

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

Don Carlos Award again recognizes humanitarian service

Kathy Stevens Longtime resident and retired SRP employee Kathy Stevens will join a roster of other notable Tempe residents as the 34th recipient of the coveted Don Carlos Humanitarian Award. Stevens, along with other community awardees, will be recognized at ceremonies Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the

WRANGLERNEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 21:36:39

Tempe Union board appoints next superintendent in a split decision

A divided school board on Thursday night named Tempe Union Associate Superintendent Kevin J. Mendivil the next superintendent of the high school district, effective next July 1. The board voted 3-2 to hire Mendivil, with board President DeeAnne McClenahan and first-year board member Berdetta Hodge v

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

Police video shows arrest of action star Van Damme's son in Tempe

Police bodycam footage reveals more information in the arrest of an action movie actor's son in Tempe. Nicolas Van Varenberg is the son of martial arts star Jean-Claude Van Damme. He was arrested on September 10 for allegedly holding his roommate at knifepoint. In the video released by the Tempe P

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-17 07:24:00

Tempe strip rebuilds as Mesa center finds hope

After more than a decade of disuse and decay, there are at last signs of hope that Mesa's infamous Fiesta Village shopping center can be revived. Meanwhile in Tempe, the site of the former Lake Country Village is seeing exactly that - rebirth as an urban-style, mixed-use center where people can lite

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-17 22:06:00

Old Time Crime: Parents ditch murdered children in Phoenix sewer in 1994

PHOENIX - Four and five-year-old siblings were killed at the hands of their mother and buried in a Phoenix sewer in 1994. He was upset with his girlfriend for hitting with a frying pan It was September 20, 1994, when 24-year-old Brent Linner directed police to a sewer near 36th Avenue and Osborn Roa

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:03:28

Arizona Cardinals challenge: Rebuilding offense during the season

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AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-19 22:21:12

Police video: Van Damme's son asked officer if he wanted 'fame'

PHOENIX - The Tempe Police Department has released officer body camera video showing the son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme being arrested at his apartment on suspicion of threatening his roommate with a kitchen knife after a two-hour standoff. The video shows an officer yelling through the apartmen

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-19 21:54:27

Deadly crash involving pedestrian closes US 60 in Mesa

MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Authorities say a deadly crash involving a pedestrian has closed the US 60 in Mesa. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a fatal crash between a car and pedestrian under the Val Vista overpass has shut down the westbound lanes of US 60. Please avoid the area. This is a b

FOX10PHOENIX.COM - 2017-09-19 11:59:00

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

WB US 60 closed in Mesa for deadly crash investigation involving a pedestrian

Westbound US 60 is closed for a deadly crash investigation involving a pedestrian in Mesa, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Westbound US 60 has been closed at Val Vista Drive since about 3:45 a.m. for the investigation and will remain closed for an unknown amount of time. Traff

AZFAMILY - 2017-09-19 14:36:00