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Engine 55, an advanced life support unit with a crew of four, will operate outside of the Residence Inn south of Happy Valley Road, serving the rapidly growing Norterra area.
Construction is expected to begin next week on a project to remodel and enhance parts of the Anthem Community Center. Expect some noise and dust, but the center will remain open.
The year 2017 goes in the books as the all-time warmest in Phoenix since record-keeping began in 1896, according to the National Weather Service.
The moon will be delightfully large and bright as it edges over the horizon right around sunset New Year's Day as the first of two supermoons in January.
A man walking down the street with a handgun and a set of brass knuckles was arrested yesterday for the alleged Dec. 20 robbery of the 76 Service Station next to the Rock Springs Cafe on Old Black Canyon Highway.
UPDATE Dec. 28 — Jonathan McRae was located this morning at approximately 10:51 a.m. near Scottsdale Road and Rio Salado Parkway in Scottsdale, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office reported. "He was located by an family member and is OK," MCSO said.
Ho, ho… Now what? Here are three places that’ll take that dead tree, depending on whether you're a resident of Maricopa County, the City of Phoenix or Anthem.
Wildfires, water issues and growth—residential, commercial and retail—dominated the local news this year. Here are the most-read news on our web site in 2017.
It was not a "nuclear alien UFO from North Korea," as the person with the most inside information jokingly tweeted last night. But it was a dramatic, eerie, momentarily inexplicable sight seen around the Valley last night. See some of the best views of the SpaceX rocket launch.
It may be a bit chilly now, finally, but 2017 is shaping up to be the warmest year in Phoenix since records have been kept, going back to the 1890s.
Bad guys use hand-held scanners to scan cards in the store, then later when a recipient activates a card, the thief drains the balance. Find out how to avoid getting scammed.
Emma and Liam were the most common names given to babies in Arizona in 2017. The rest of the names at the top of the list all have a familiar ring—many were popular decades and even centuries ago. See the 100 most popular boys and girls names.