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Reports of man with gun near Bostrom High School in Phoenix prompts lockdown

Police say they have a man with a gun "contained" near 27th Avenue and Osborn Road in Phoenix after reports that he had been seen walking near a school with the firearm. Schools in the area have been placed on lockdown, according to police....

13 min. ago in Regional
 

Reports of man with gun near Phoenix school prompts lockdown

Police say they have a man with a gun "contained" near 27th Avenue and Osborn Road in Phoenix after reports that he had been seen walking near a school with the firearm. Schools in the area have been placed on lockdown, according to police....

22 min. ago in Regional
 

Desert Vista cans championship coach: 'You don't communicate effectively with millennials'

Stan Luketich, who started Phoenix Desert Vista's baseball program in 1996 and led the Thunder to two state championships, has been fired. Luketich, who has coached baseball for 42 years, said he was told by Desert Vista administration that "you...

47 min. ago in Sport
 

Police search jet at Phoenix Sky Harbor after bomb threat

Phoenix police and fire officials checked an American Airlines jet at Sky Harbor International Airport on Thursday night after a report of a bomb threat on the flight, officials said. Officials said the threat turned out to be non-credible. The report in

53 min. ago in Regional
 

Phoenix Councilwoman Debra Stark adjusting to political rough-and-tumble

More than a month after wining the special City Council election in north Phoenix, Councilwoman Debra Stark is adjusting to City Hall's political divisions and taking on her district's concerns, from homelessness to vacant retail centers. Stark was sworn

53 min. ago in Regional
 

Keys to adulthood: Arizona bill would let foster kids buy car insurance

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare THE GAGGLE: TALKING POLITICS EVERY WEEK WITH THE AZCENTRAL.COM TEAMThe Gaggle: Voucher vote, Arizona university funding | 4:29The Republic's political team on April 25, 2017, talks about the latest political news affecting

53 min. ago in Regional
 

AZ Memo: Newest Arizona Cardinal; freeway shootings update; pleasant, breezy weekend with lots of things to do

Good morning, Arizona. Here's what you need to know today. It will be a windy day to start your weekend, with patchy blowing dust after 3 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Mostly clear tonight, with a low around

53 min. ago in Regional
 

After losing 7-year-old son to rare brain tumor, Phoenix couple turn to finding cure

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Shawnee and Shane Doherty of Phoenix, who lost their 7-year-old son to a form of brain cancer, talk about their boy, Hollis, his zest for life, and the need for more research. Hollis Doherty was a star elementary-school ath

53 min. ago in Regional
 

Is it safe to buy one of the new Samsung S8 smartphones?

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Samsung seeks to up their game and reputation with the release of its new life-proof Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Question: Is it safe to buy one of the new Samsung S8 smartphones? Answer: Samsung’s well-documented issue with exp

today, 10:16 in Business
 

Dominant Taijuan Walker leads Diamondbacks past Padres

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST VIDEOS FROM THE DIAMONDBACKS AND THE MLBD-Backs' Shelby Miller considering Tommy John surgery | 1:06Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Shelby Miller says he has a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament and th

today, 02:25 in Sport
 

NFC West teams left out of NFL draft's QB run, and that's OK

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSSights and sounds from Cardinals draft party | 2:50Check out how Cardinals fans were feeling during the team's 2017 NFL draft party. SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE

today, 01:15 in Sport
 

Cardinals first-round pick Haason Reddick comes as no surprise to fans

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Check out how Cardinals fans were feeling during the team's 2017 NFL draft party. While Temple linebacker Haason Reddick answered a phone call that decided his NFL future, Cardinals fans sat on the Great Lawn outside Univer

today, 01:15 in Sport
 

U.S. 60 in Mesa shuts for police situation

A portion of U.S. 60 in Mesa was closed to traffic Thursday night for a police situation. The Arizona Department of Public Safety was on the scene. DPS officials said troopers "are out with a subject on the freeway'' and that no other information...

today, 01:00 in Regional
 

Bickley: Arizona Cardinals get their man in Haason Reddick

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST CARDINALS AND NFL VIDEOS FROM AZCENTRAL SPORTSCardinals Arians and Keim talk 13th pick Haason Reddick on draft night | 1:39Head coach Bruce Arians and GM Steve Keim talk about a two-for-one player pick that

yesterday, 23:54 in Sport
 

1 dead after accident involving light rail in Phoenix

One person was killed in a traffic accident involving a light-rail car Thursday night, Phoenix officials said. The accident occurred about 7:30 p.m. on 19th Avenue and Las Palmaritas Drive, north of Northern Avenue, fire officials said. Fire officials sa

yesterday, 23:14 in Regional
 

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