October 12, 2014 2:24 pmArizona Petrified Forest buildings named national treasure
A Halloween party for young children
Pam McMurtry | October 12, 2014 1:30 pmFor young children who don't distinguish reality from fantasy, Halloween can be scary. Here's how to create entertaining events for youngsters.
Arizona's foster-care cases rose over decade, as national numbers fell
Miranda Rivers/Cronkite News | October 12, 2014 1:01 pmArizona saw the number of kids in its foster care system rise significantly from 2002-2012, a time when most other states were posting sharp drops in their foster care rolls, according to new federal data.
Boom in Pandora moths a bust for pines of far northern Arizona
Alexa Armstrong/Cronkite News | October 12, 2014 10:27 amThere's a population boom among Pandora moths in the northern reaches of the Kaibab National Forest.
Protesters of Washington Redskins name rally in Glendale
Associated Press | October 12, 2014 9:44 amDemonstrators opposed to the Washington Redskins name held a rally Sunday before the team's scheduled game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Florida VA official to oversee Southwest care
Associated Press | October 12, 2014 9:32 amVeterans Affairs officials have announced the head of a Florida VA facility will oversee its health care systems in the Southwest.
Ducey, DuVal share priorities, differences for approaching immigration
Rachel Lund/Cronkite News | October 11, 2014 7:00 pmThe two major-party candidates for Arizona governor agree on a few things when it comes to the contentious issue of immigration:
Navajo police officer shot in northern Arizona
KTAR.com | October 11, 2014 4:59 pmThe Navajo Nation says a tribal police officer has been shot in northern Arizona and a suspect is in custody.
First-ever EDM concert to hit the Valley
Jourdan Rodrigue | October 11, 2014 4:57 pmElectronic Dance Music fans, rejoice: Global Dance Festival is coming, and it'll be the first of its kind in the Valley.
Valley high school student battling rare blood condition
Bob McClay | October 11, 2014 3:37 pmExtremely active high school kids can be vulnerable to a condition called POTS, that leads to extreme fatigue and other issues.
VA calls for firing of four officials; Phoenix director not on the list
Camaron Stevenson/Cronkite News | October 11, 2014 11:33 amThe Department of Veterans Affairs has recommended the removal of four senior officials around the country, but missing from that list is the director of the troubled operation in Phoenix.
Dozens of teens fight at Arizona State Fair
Associated Press | October 11, 2014 11:11 amAuthorities say dozens of teenagers got into a fight at the opening night of the Arizona State Fair in Phoenix.
Arizona lowers flags for fallen firefighters
Associated Press | October 11, 2014 10:36 amArizona Gov. Jan Brewer is ordering U.S. flags on all state office buildings lowered in honor of fallen firefighters, including 19 Hotshots.
Police seek 2 women suspected of credit card fraud in Phoenix
KTAR Newsroom | October 11, 2014 9:40 amValley law enforcement agencies continue to search for two women suspected of committing credit card fraud at a Phoenix drug store last year.
Homeland Security secretary: Border is tighter, but 'new threats' loom
Laurie Liles/Cronkite News | October 11, 2014 9:01 amThe number of immigrants in the U.S. illegally has stopped growing for the first time since the 1980s, another sign of the success of border-security efforts, the head of Homeland Security said Thursday.
Man to undergo testing in Bullhead City murder case; prosecutors may not seek death penalty
Associated Press | October 11, 2014 8:37 amThe attorney for a man facing a murder charge in the death of a Bullhead City girl has been granted funding for a psychological test.
Arizona trial date set for ex-Philadelphia Eagles safety
Associated Press | October 11, 2014 8:30 amA Jan. 5 trial date has been set for former Philadelphia Eagles safety Keelan Johnson on charges that he pushed a police officer who was investigating a fight at a Tempe bar.
State: Lead poisonings of condors fall, though reason unclear
Stephen Hamway/Cronkite News Online | October 11, 2014 8:12 amFewer California condors were treated for lead poisoning over a one-year period ending in August.
Young Arizona hospital patients get camp experience through donor support
Jeremy Foster | October 10, 2014 8:54 pmOver 50 young patients are heading to Prescott for a weekend of horseback riding, laser tag and camp fires thanks to a Phoenix Children's Hospital
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo selling home in Phoenix
KTAR.com | October 10, 2014 5:29 pmD-backs slugger Mark Trumbo has listed his home in Phoenix for sale at $1.899 million.
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