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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...

AZCentral, 46 min. ago
 

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

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE 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

AZCentral, today, 16:43
 

Ahwatukee icon moves as church makes way for South Mountain Freeway

Mountain Park Community Church in Ahwatukee took a big step toward changing locations Sunday when members of the congregation moved a giant cross from its old location on Pecos Road to the new one on 48th Street. The cross, built by church members from 1

AZCentral, today, 14:45
 

AAA Arizona offers car-seat tips for Child Passenger Safety Week

It's Child Passenger Safety Week, and with four out of five child car seats installed incorrectly, there are plenty of things to remember to keep your child safe in a vehicle, according to AAA Arizona. SEAT THEM SAFELY: Full coverage Arizona requires chi

AZCentral, today, 13:23
 
What kind of car seat should I use?

What kind of car seat should I use?

It depends on the age and size of your child. As your child grows, you’ll probably need to replace the seat several times to make sure you use one that fits properly. Generally speaking, you’re best off using new seats, which meet the latest safety stand

AZCentral, today, 13:03
 
What you need to know about car-seat safety

What you need to know about car-seat safety

For most kids, getting in the car is the most dangerous thing they will do on any given day. In Arizona and across the United States, more children die or are seriously injured in motor-vehicle accidents because they weren’t secured properly than for any

AZCentral, today, 12:57
 
4 out of 5 parents don't install car seats correctly

4 out of 5 parents don't install car seats correctly

They never saw it coming. Shortly before sunrise on July 13, Alfonso Beltran was driving with his girlfriend, Letitia Greyeyes, and her 3-year-old daughter, Aria, in his Chevy Suburban. Two teens drove through a red light at full speed, broadsiding the S

AZCentral, today, 12:57
 
Phoenix Fire inundated with calls on car seats

Phoenix Fire inundated with calls on car seats

Public-safety officials in Phoenix said Thursday they’ve seen a surge over the past 10 days in families asking for help to make sure they’re installing and using their child car-seats and booster seats correctly. Officials linked the surge to Aug. 9 and

AZCentral, today, 12:57
 
5 most common mistakes with car or booster seats

5 most common mistakes with car or booster seats

Here’s how to avoid five of the most common mistakes parents make when installing or using car seats or booster seats, according to child-safety experts: 1. Use the right seat Though some guidelines say infants and toddlers should stay in rear-facing sea

AZCentral, today, 12:57
 
It’s no yolk, car seats can save lives

It’s no yolk, car seats can save lives

Here’s a chance to get egg on your face. For a good cause. The Arizona Republic and Republic Media’s Spanish-language publication, La Voz, brought together more than a dozen public and private organizations, including the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoeni

AZCentral, today, 12:57
 

Woman seriously injured in ATV rollover at McDowell Sonoran Preserve

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInMcDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. The McDowell Sonoran Preserve in Scottsdale. The RepublicFullscreen Bill Craig (left) and Steve Fleming hike on a new tr

AZCentral, today, 12:33
 

Inbound U.S. 60 closed for fatal crash investigation

Inbound U.S. 60 was closed Tuesday morning in the East Valley for a fatal crash investigation. A pedestrian died after being struck by several cars on the U.S. 60 westbound near Val Vista Drive early Tuesday, officials said. According to the Arizona Depa

AZCentral, today, 10:59
 

Drug dealer to be sentenced for his role in 2012 beating death of Fox executive

A convicted drug dealer is expected to be sentenced Tuesday for his role in the 2012 slaying of a 20th Century Fox executive whose decomposed body was found in the desert more than two years after he disappeared. A downtown Los Angeles jury rejected pros

Los Angeles Times, today, 08:48
 

Cal State trustees to discuss enrollment management, budget gaps and executive compensation

Cal State faces difficult problems that don’t seem likely to disappear soon. The state covers a smaller proportion of its costs than it used to, and the number of students who want to attend keeps growing — with demand particularly high for certain popul

Los Angeles Times, today, 08:48
 

Three malnourished horses reportedly left in care of transients seized

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office seized three malnourished horses from a property in New River after the owner said she left their care up to "transients" and "hobos." Veterinarians who assessed the animals said they were in...

AZCentral, today, 01:47
 

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