- Suspended USD basketball player leaves team permanently Updated: Feb-10-16 11:22 am
VERMILLION, South Dakota - University of South Dakota basketball coach Craig Smith has confirmed that point guard Shy McClelland has permanently left the team after being suspended.
- Police seek information about fatal hit and run in Mesa Updated: Feb-06-16 1:53 pm
MESA, Arizona - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is looking for help in finding the driver in a fatal pedestrian collision in east Mesa.
- Woman killed by Phoenix-area police had popular online video Updated: Feb-06-16 12:16 am
MESA, Arizona - Police in a Phoenix suburb shot and killed a knife-wielding woman whose struggles with Asperger's syndrome went viral last year when she posted an online video showing her service dog comforting her.
- ASU confirms plans for satellite campus in Mesa Updated: Feb-05-16 1:03 pm
MESA, Arizona - Arizona State University is planning to open a satellite campus in downtown Mesa, a suburb of Phoenix.
- Mesa police: Suspect killed in shooting incident Updated: Feb-04-16 8:12 pm
MESA, Arizona - Mesa police shot and killed a 24-year-old woman who was armed with a knife.
- Mesa man faces murder charge in fatal stabbing of girlfriend Updated: Feb-03-16 4:16 pm
MESA, Arizona - A man who called 911 to report he had stabbed his girlfriend and then himself at a west Mesa park has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder.
- Day care worker fired for obscene social media post Updated: Feb-03-16 12:08 pm
MESA, Arizona - A day care worker in Mesa has been fired after she posted an obscene gesture on social media.
- Court upholds dismissal of businessman's suit against Arpaio Updated: Feb-03-16 8:30 am
PHOENIX - A court ruling says a Mesa businessman waited too long to file a lawsuit accusing Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio of conducting an investigation to punish the man for backing an election opponent of the sheriff.
- Mesa man, mother plead not guilty to abusing 3-year-old girl Updated: Feb-02-16 9:38 pm
PHOENIX - A man and woman have pleaded not guilty in the child abuse case of a 3-year-old girl who Mesa police say was malnourished, bound with duct tape, kept in a closet and offered for sex.
- Family of man fatally shot by Mesa police files $10M claim Updated: Jan-26-16 5:06 am
PHOENIX - The family of a man who was fatally shot by a Mesa police officer in December has filed a $10 million wrongful-death claim against the city.
- Woman questions husband's shooting by Phoenix-area police Updated: Jan-23-16 5:17 pm
PHOENIX - A Texas woman said Saturday she wants to know what led police to fatally shoot her unarmed husband at a suburban Phoenix hotel.
- Court upholds ruling on illegal gambling activities at lodge Updated: Jan-23-16 3:52 am
PHOENIX - A court has upheld state liquor enforcers' decision that an Elks lodge in Mesa conducted illegal gambling activities.
- Valley Metro hires ex-Mesa mayor as interim chief executive Updated: Jan-22-16 9:02 am
PHOENIX - Valley Metro has hired an interim chief executive amid an investigation into accusations that the former CEO spent thousands of dollars on questionable expenses paid with public funds.
- Mesa mayor leading effort to end veteran homelessness Updated: Jan-22-16 8:05 am
PHOENIX - Mesa Mayor John Giles has been selected to help lead a national effort among mayors to end veteran homelessness.
- Phoenix Essentials: Dining, hikes, art and sunshine Updated: Jan-21-16 10:03 am
PHOENIX - With hundreds of golf courses and 300 days of sunshine a year, it's easy to cast metropolitan Phoenix as a retiree's paradise that leaves everyone else out in the cold. But within the desert beats the heart of an actual urban core that has come into its own. There's an emerging restaurant-and-retail scene along with classic attractions like the view from Camelback Mountain, plus newfound treasures like peeking inside a little-known house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
- Several Phoenix metro area schools reportedly threatened Updated: Jan-19-16 7:22 pm
PHOENIX - Authorities say a series of school threats across the Phoenix metropolitan area prompted evacuations and lockdowns.
- Republicans introduce measures to limit Medicinal Marijuana Updated: Jan-19-16 5:55 pm
PHOENIX - Republican lawmakers are trying to amend Arizona's Medical Marijuana Act to make it more difficult for patients to access medication.
- Police: 3-year-old girl kept in closet, offered for sex Updated: Jan-19-16 5:30 pm
MESA, Arizona - Police in a Phoenix suburb are investigating a child-abuse case in which a 3-year-old malnourished girl was bound with duct tape, kept in a trash sack inside closet and offered for sex by a man babysitting the child, officials said Tuesday.
- Police: Woman arrested in shooting wanted police to kill her Updated: Jan-19-16 2:40 pm
TEMPE, Arizona - Police say a 32-year-old Mesa woman arrested in a fatal shooting initially described as a road-rage incident told investigators that the shooting may have reflected a desire to be shot by police.
- Arizona's 2 most populous cities had fewer homicides in 2015 Updated: Jan-14-16 4:22 pm
PHOENIX - Arizona's two most populous cities saw drops in the number of homicides in 2015, while several suburbs surrounding Phoenix recorded a small uptick in the number of killings. Phoenix finished 2015 with 113 homicides, down from 116 in 2014, according to preliminary figures from the police department. Tucson had 33 homicides, compared with 38 in 2014. The Phoenix tally is the lowest it has been in more than 25 years.