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Man, woman drive from Arizona to Wyoming with kids in trunk  Arizona Daily Star

CASPER, Wyo. — A man and woman admit in court they drove from Arizona to Wyoming with two children in the trunk of their car.

New Mexico State football hosting official visits this weekend  Las Cruces Sun-News

Doug Martin said that spring practice would take place sometime in early March. This weekend, the Aggies host a group of 12 recruits on official visits, including ...

Unfinished business to take care of for FHS boys, girls soccer this season  Arizona Daily Sun

After last year's undefeated regular season led up to a 3-0 loss in the final round of the 4A Conference state soccer tournament to Salpointe Catholic, the ...

VIDEO: Controversial penalty forces Peoria wide receiver to miss homecoming game  AZFamily

A senior wide receiver from Peoria High School won't take the field for the homecoming game because of a controversial penalty.

Boy dies a day after Tucson police make arrest in November hit-and-run crash  Arizona Daily Star

Adrianna Gail McCutcheon, 28, was booked into the Pima County jail on suspicion of leaving the scene of a serious-injury accident.

Woman accused of child abuse, intoxication at Arizona resort  Arizona Daily Star

SCOTTSDALE — A Washington woman has been arrested for allegedly being drunk at a Scottsdale hotel and neglecting her two young children, police say.

Price is right: Peoria High senior running back can do it all  AZFamily

PEORIA (3TV/CBS 5) -- Whether it be by smile, speed or even singing voice, Peoria High School running back Juwaun Price can light up a room -- or a track -- or ...

VIDEO: Magic man: Peoria's Price electrifies high school football  AZFamily

Whether it be by smile, speed or even singing voice, Peoria High School running back Juwaun Price can light up a room -- or a track -- or a football.

Larry Fitzgerald signs mural painted by Peoria High School students KPNX

The Cardinals' star receiver showed up to Matthew Glover's art class at Peoria High School and autographed the mural his students have been working on this ...

Peoria senior to miss homecoming football game after ejection for high-stepping touchdown  AZCentral

Did Peoria receiver Cameron Torres deserve an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for high-stepping on way to touchdown after catch?

Police investigating threats on social media targeting Sunrise Mountain High School  AZCentral

The threats targeting Sunrise Mountain High School were made Tuesday morning from at least two separate twitter accounts.

Former Peoria AD, high school sports visionary Rick Johnson dies  AZCentral

Rick Johnson was way ahead of his team as a football and wrestling coach and high school administrator at Peoria and Liberty.

Arizona man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor's pit bull  Arizona Daily Star

The man told police he shot the pit bull after it had attacked his chihuahua.

Man arrested after argument behind Tucson Denny's turns deadly  Arizona Daily Star

Deputies have arrested a man they say fatally shot someone after getting into an argument Thursday night, officials say.

Tucson man sentenced to 5 years in death of Tohono O'odham woman  Arizona Daily Star

Tohono O'odham Nation member was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Raner C. Collins to 60 months in prison for shooting and killing a woman in Sells, ...

Arizona man found guilty of murder says he would 'do it again'  Arizona Daily Star

FLORENCE — An Arizona man convicted of murder was caught on police video saying he would "do it again."

Pima County man pleads guilty to sexually exploiting children  Arizona Daily Star

A Pima County man pleaded guilty to sexually exploiting children, officials say.

Arizona HS football player suspended over high-stepping to end zone after acrobatic catch  Fox News

An Arizona high school football player will miss his senior year homecoming game after being suspended for high-stepping into the end zone following a ...

Tucson man faces 2nd-degree murder charge in deadly August crash  Arizona Daily Star

Gaylord Patrick Garrett, 48, faces a charge of second-degree murder in the crash.

Peoria museum closes due to dispute over rightful leaders of historical society  AZCentral

Two groups claim to be the real Peoria Historical Society. Meanwhile, the city's history museum and other related buildings have shuttered.

Rumors debunked of shooting threat for Peoria High School

Police say they couldn't locate the source of the rumor that spread on social media Wednesday.

A Fresh Scent in an Old Classic | Cactus vs Peoria  Sports360AZ

It's the 40th anniversary of the first Cactus vs Peoria rivalry game. Take a look back at the history and future of this storied rivalry.

Larry Fitzgerald signs giant mural created by Peoria students  Arizona Sports

A mural of Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald got one last tweak on Wednesday. It received a signature, not of the artist, but of Fitzgerald himself.

Police: 14-year-old student arrested for making threats against Peoria High School  ABC15 Arizona

PEORIA, AZ - Authorities say a student has been arrested for making threats on social media against the high school she attends. Police say officers were ...

With walk-ins, Arizona teachers gauge support for walkouts, closing schools  AZCentral

Teachers and their supporters stage a walk-in at San Tan Charter School in Gilbert on April 11, 2018, demanding more funding for schools.

Peoria Unified holds events in remembrance of 9/11  Arizona Education News Service

Several schools in the Peoria Unified School District will pay tribute to those individuals affected by the tragedy that took place on September 11, 2001 by ...

Arizona football recruiting: Wildcats host several 2019, 2020 recruits  Arizona Desert Swarm

It may be the middle of spring practice for the Arizona Wildcats, but there is always time to recruit. For new head coach Kevin Sumlin and his staff, this weekend ...

Thousands of teachers, parents, students participate in #RedForEd walk-ins  AZCentral

Thousands of Arizona teachers, parents, and students participate in a statewide walk-in as part of the #RedForEd effort for more education funding.

Golden Rule: Peoria O-Lineman Commits To Boise State  Sports360AZ

Hard work on and off the field has paid off for Peoria High's Jacob Golden. The 6-foot-6, 285-pound offensive lineman committed to Boise State Wednesday ...

Developer plans to scare up a haunted hotel in century-old building in Peoria  AZCentral

The forgotten Edwards Hotel in Old Town Peoria will have a second life as a vacation destination. Property owner Dan Halbert wants to turn the blighted building ...

Married Peoria high school teachers arrested in sex crimes case  AZFamily

Two teachers at Sunrise Mountain High School in Peoria were arrested on Friday in connection with a Peoria Police Department investigation of sexual conduct ...

Lockdown lifted after gun seen at Peoria school  ABC15 Arizona

PEORIA, AZ - Police are continuing to investigate after a student was seen with a gun at a Peoria high school Friday morning, prompting an hours-long lockdown ...

Historic Peoria properties you need to see

Peoria is home to a number of historic buildings and homes that show its trajectory from a small settlement it was to the large city it is today. See what's listed on ...

Díaz: Arizona teacher strike is not only a good idea but inevitable  AZCentral

Why should Arizona teachers strike now? Because nobody will believe they have the guts to walk out unless they actually do it.

Historic Peoria school gets facelift

PEORIA -- The Peoria Unified School District's oldest school building is set to reopen this school year after two years of renovations.

Arizona student walkout on gun violence turns to sit-in at governor's office  AZCentral

Hundreds of Arizona students started their day Wednesday by walking out of class to hold demonstrations on campus as part of National Walkout Day.

Peoria advances in 4A playoffs after 33-7 win over Walden Grove

Peoria running back Juwaun Price had 17 carries for 202 yards and three touchdowns, including a 96-yard scoring run.

Peoria staying true to its deep football roots

Peoria football players practice in the throw-back 1980s jerseys, the ones worn by Eric Guliford and its current coach, William Babb, in 1986 and '87 when the ...

Peoria High School students honor Randy Johnson with mural

Peoria High School students painted a mural on their art building of former Arizona Diamondbacks and Hall of Fame pitcher Randy Johnson.

Arizona #RedForEd teacher walkout: What we know now  AZCentral

It's happening. Arizona teachers and support staff are walking out in the fight for more education funding. Here's what you need to know.

That's a 'wrap!' Young artist's winning design wraps city bus, light rail train  AZFamily

That's a "wrap!" The Valley Metro Art Contest has a winner, and her design will be adorning a Phoenix city bus and a light rail train for a whole year.

Peoria High School grapples with loss of freshman student, teammate  Peoria Public Radio

Peoria High School's football team is mourning the loss of its teammate Tommie Forest. The freshman running back and receiver was shot and killed last.

Peoria NAACP President: PHS' Officer Needs to Go  Peoria Public Radio

Peoria's NAACP chapter is calling for the immediate termination of Peoria High School's resource officer. The backlash comes in response to a Facebook post ...

Peoria Unified re-opens its oldest educational asset - Old Main  Arizona Education News Service

Peoria Unified School District will re-open its oldest educational asset - Peoria High School's Old Main - in a special dedication ceremony held from 7:30 a.m. to ...

Arizona's 10 districts with the highest average pay  AZCentral

The average salary for a teacher in an Arizona school district last school year was $48372, according to the Arizona Office of the Auditor General.

Cactus wins back-and-forth rivalry battle with Peoria

Friday night's game between No. 8 Glendale Cactus and Peoria High had everything you would want in a rivalry game.

Zidane Thomas refuses to let Centennial go down in 5A semifinal win

Centennial celebrated a wild 42-37 5A state semifinal football victory at Peoria.

Arizona teachers will walk out again Thursday as budget votes drag on  AZCentral

Leaders of the #RedForEd walkout announced Wednesday they will be walking out again Thursday. School districts are notifying parents of closures.

Marauders season ends in play-in game - - Verde Valley News, Jobs, Classifieds  Camp Verde Journal

The No. 14 seeded Mingus Union High School boys basketball team fell to No. 19 Peoria High School 96-82 in a state tournament play-in game at home on ...

Peoria runs over Cactus | The Glendale Star & Peoria Times  Peoria Times

The battle for the West Valley between Peoria and Cactus took place for the 40th time Oct. 26 and Peoria used a pounding offense and held off a late Cobra ...

Teen arrested for allegedly making threats towards Liberty High School  FOX 10 News Phoenix

PEORIA, Ariz. - Police have arrested a teen for allegedly making social media threats towards a Peoria high school. The Peoria Police Department says the ...

Police Officer Tases Student, Following Fight at Peoria High School  Peoria Public Radio

Five female Peoria High School students have been arrested or face school discipline, following a fight that resulted in one student getting tased.

Arizona teachers plan walkout; date to be announced  AZCentral

Across Arizona, parents, teachers, schools boards and superintendents are bracing for the possibility of a walkout.

Peoria police honors community leaders  ABC15 Arizona

The Peoria Police Department recently honored several leaders in the community.

Arizona teacher pay raises: Expect 'nowhere near' 20 percent increase this year  AZCentral

The distance between what teachers want and what Arizona leaders are willing to give raises the stakes in the conflict over school funding.

Ex-Peoria teacher accused of sex crimes weighs plea

Prosecutors have what jurors want to see- video evidence- in the case of an ex-Peoria teacher accused of sex crimes with students, a judge said Thursday.

Centennial, Saguaro staying put for next 2-year AIA realignment block

Chaparral, Queen Creek and Liberty can petition down but right now those schools are placed at the highest level next school year.

Peoria wrestler falls short of gold

Once again, the grab for a gold medal slipped out of wrestler Sammy Chagolla's hands.

#RedForEd walkout: Educators are 'in it for the long haul,' union boss says  AZCentral

The president of the state's teachers' union said teachers are willing to wait out state leaders in the political stalemate for more funding.

Arizona charter school educators find their footing in #RedForEd movement

Teachers and their supporters stage a walk-in at San Tan Charter School in Gilbert on April 11, 2018, demanding more funding for schools.

PHS Officer Under Fire for Controversial Facebook Post  Peoria Public Radio

A resource officer at Peoria High School faces scrutiny, following a controversial Facebook post. Officer Ryan Schubert posted a comment Mon. that says he.

APS Professional Women's Group hosts Career Day for high school students  Arizona Education News Service

APS Women in Search of Excellence employee networking group hosted 92 high school students and 17 teachers for 2018 Career Day at the APS Deer Valley ...

Trial set for Arizona woman, 92, accused of killing son  Arizona Daily Star

PHOENIX — A March 13 trial has been set for a 92-year-old Arizona woman charged with killing her son because he wanted to put her into assisted living.

Peoria Unified holds commemorative events in observance of 9/11  Arizona Education News Service

A number of schools in the Peoria Unified School District will pay tribute to those individuals affected by the tragedy that took place on September 11, 2001 by ...

Arizona teachers skeptical of Ducey's raise proposal, continuing to plan walkout  AZCentral

Arizona teachers say they are skeptical of Gov. Doug Ducey's raise proposal, and are moving forward with their plans for a walkout.

Caterpillar Employees Mixed Chorus Presents "Once Upon a Mattress"  Peoria Public Radio

Our guest this week is Jeff Craig, with the Caterpillar Employees Mixed Chorus. He's appearing as the Jester in their production of the musical, "Once Upon a ...

Thousands of #RedForEd Arizona teachers rally for more education funding

Thousands of Arizona teachers and supporters gathered at the Capitol Wednesday to rally for higher pay and more state money for students.

MET Professional Academy to host two info nights  Arizona Education News Service

Peoria Unified's Medical, Engineering and Technology (MET) Professional Academy will host two separate Info Nights from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on February 9 and ...

The Penguin Project Presents "Mary Poppins, Jr."  Peoria Public Radio

This week, we're talking with Andrew Morgan about The Penguin Project and their production of "Mary Poppins, Jr." Now in its 14th year, The Penguin Project.

Education funding challenges hurt Arizona tech industry, STEM advocates say  AZCentral

Arizona STEM teachers are facing challenges caused by low numbers, funding and more.

17 historic schools in metro Phoenix

Some of the Valley's oldest buildings are schools. What schools in your district are historic? See our list of schools built before the 1950s.

Arizona HS football semifinals rewind: Pulling out the stops

A look at the big schools state semifinals across the state.

10 Arizona high school football players deserving of Division I offers

A look at 10 Arizona high school football players who look good enough to deserve a Division I college scholarship offer.

Arizona high school football Super 10: Final rankings

A look at the top 10 Arizona high school football teams in the state at any conference.

New book dives into unexplored history behind high school gym, field names  AZCentral

"Who is Gym?" A new book explores Arizona history through high school gym names.

High school football notes: Sierra Linda fears for safety, cancels against Centennial

Worried about the safety of its football players, Sierra Linda has canceled its JV and varsity games against Peoria Centennial, the No. 1 team in Arizona.

Peoria church's roots stretch before statehood

The First Presbyterian Church of Peoria, the oldest continuously serving Presbyterian Church in Arizona, celebrates its 125th Anniversary this April.

Centennial football a model of consistency under coach Richard Taylor

Despite Peoria Sunrise Mountain and Peoria Liberty rising in football, Centennial still is the benchmark of greatness in Northwest Valley.

Glendale couple saves to build their mountainside dream home  AZCentral

David and Francis Guida spent three years building a 5700-square-foot custom mountainside home in Glendale with desert and Valley views.

Phoenix Greenway football wins shootout with Phoenix Thunderbird

Phoenix Greenway's offense is clicking early this season, moving down the field with confidence under the leadership of junior quarterback Tyler Duncan.

#RedForEd's recognizable logo and the Scottsdale father behind its design  AZCentral

After seeing Arizona educators discuss their concerns on social media, a Scottsdale father offered his marketing services.

Arizona high school football class of 2015: Where are they now?  AZCentral

One could go in the NFL draft's first round. Another blew out his knee before college. Through pitfalls and springboards, the 2015 class was special.

Arizona Rapper Ali Tomineek to Perform at BET Hip Hop Awards  Phoenix New Times

Arizona YouTube rapper Ali Tomineek won a spot to perform at the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards.

Week 10 Arizona high school football rewind: Following scripts

A look at some of the more intriguing highlights around the state in Week 10.

Parent group raising money for family of Moon Valley HS football player  AZFamily

A group of Moon Valley High School parents has raised tens of thousands of dollars for the family of a young athlete who died last week.

Day 5 bleeds into Day 6 of teachers' #RedForEd walkout; budget passes  AZCentral

The Arizona Legislature is meeting to try to pass a budget plan in the midst of teacher protests outside of their buildings. The debate started Wednesday evening ...

Peoria Old Town redevelopment stirs hopes, fears

Peoria officials say a redevelopment project in the Old Town district is separate from a citywide code enforcement push that has led to the destruction of older ...

Man wanted in killing of Tucson woman  Arizona Daily Star

Tucson police are searching for a man they say chased down a woman and killed her early Wednesday morning.

Bradshaw Mountain Softball Punches Ticket to State Playoffs  Signals AZ

Bradshaw Mountain Bears softball freshman Yesenia Gomez smacked a three-run home run, while sophomores Madisen Duryea and MeKenzie Smith each ...

Tucson police identify man shot to death during fight with wife  Arizona Daily Star

The man was shot and unresponsive on the floor of the apartment when officers and paramedics arrived.

ELITE Choir Spreads Holiday Cheer  Peoria Public Radio

Gym-goers getting a lunch hour workout Wed. were treated to the sweet-sounding harmonies of carolers.

Arizona high school football championship scores

These are the scores for the 2017 Arizona high school football postseason tournaments.

11 West Valley public pools: Make a splash in Buckeye, Glendale, Peoria, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Surprise and Tolleson

Beat the heat by visiting one of these 11 West Valley pools this summer.

Sierra Vista man arrested after threatening school shooting on social media  Arizona Daily Star

Cochise County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a man in Sierra Vista Tuesday after he allegedly made threats about a school shooting on social media, ...

Mayor's Youth Improve the City, and Themselves  Peoria Public Radio

A group of 20 high school students employed by Peoria's public works department for the summer have some ideas about how the city can better serve area.

5 haunted places in the West Valley  Arizona Republic

Want to get your scare on? Here are 5 places in the West Valley where you may brush shoulders with a ghost or two.

Sunrise Mountain unveils new QB, rolls Buckeye 53-9

QB Keegan Freid led Peoria Sunrise Mountain in a dominating 53-9 win over Buckeye.

Peoria high school senior laces running shoes for first international race  Peoria Public Radio

A Peoria high school senior is competing for Team USA at the Great Edinburgh Cross-Country International Challenge in Scotland this weekend. Peoria Notre.

High school football updates: 3A, 2A semifinals

Join azcentral sports reporters and Arizona high school football fans on Saturday for a live chat.

Local teacher Matthew Glover brings life to his art

Being able to make a drawing come to life is a rare talent. Local artist and Peoria High School​ art teacher Matthew Glover​ has mastered that talent.

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