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Road rage shooting kills 16-year-old Glendale High School student  ABC15 Arizona

Muhammad Shah Salim was murdered after being shot in Phoenix.

Glendale high school student hit by car; traffic restricted near 47th, Northern avenues  AZCentral

The collision happened Tuesday morning at the intersection of 47th and Northern avenues, near Apollo High School.

Apache Junction rallies late to hand Glendale its first loss of the season  AZCentral

Glendale led the entire game until Apache Junction staged 12-point rally late in the fourth quarter to beat the Cardinals, 53-52, in Glendale.

Glendale district won't ask students about their immigration status  AZCentral

Glendale Union High School District has agreed to change its enrollment practices following a federal civil rights investigation.

For The Glendale Cardinals, Bigger Is Better  Sports360AZ

The Glendale High Cardinals are heading to the 4A playoffs behind a big, experienced group which is reaping the rewards of hard work last off-season.

Flagstaff football falls in 32-28 shootout to Glendale, loses opener  Arizona Daily Sun

The Flagstaff Eagles football team found themselves in a back-and-forth showdown in their first game of the season Friday night against the Glendale Cardinals ...

Student Resource Officer to be placed into every Glendale public high school  FOX 10 News Phoenix

In response to the Parkland school shooting last month, followed by the Maryland shooting earlier this week, the City of Glendale wants to be more proactive in ...

High school sports schedules to open 2018 seasons | Sports  Glendale Star

As the 2018 high school fall sports season opens practice seasons, we have listed the first few games of the season for all the Glendale schools for badminton, ...

How the City of Glendale intends to pay for new school officers  AZFamily

The City of Glendale intends to pull money from several sources to pay for new school resource officers. Starting Monday, a school resource officer will be staffed ...

Former Glendale high school teacher sentenced to 5 years in student sex case

A former Glendale high school teacher has been sentenced to five years in prison and lifetime probation after pleading guilty to several charges that he engaged ...

'I felt like they crushed me there': Salvadoran teen describes discrimination at Glendale Union • Arizona Mirror  Arizona Mirror

Estefany Sandoval left El Salvador for many reasons: her parents physically abused her, gangs were zeroing in on her community and she felt like she couldn't ...

Independence High School 'reeling' after shooting deaths of 2 girls on campus

Two 15-year-old female students are dead after a double shooting Friday morning at the Independence High School campus in Glendale, and police believe it ...

Walden Grove's Rick Avelar voted Week 10 Top Performer in Arizona high school football  AZCentral

A look at the Top Performers for Week 10 in Arizona high school football. To nominate a Boys or Girls Athlete of the Week or an Academic All-Star of the Week, ...

Glendale High football looks back at successful program  Glendale Star

There was excitement in the room as parents and student athletes sat in the cafeteria of Glendale Union High School. It was time to go over the details of what.

Arizona high school football Super 10, conference rankings through Week 10  AZCentral

A look at where Arizona's high school football teams are ranked by azcentral sports through Week 10. Super 10. No. 1 Peoria Centennial Coyotes (9-0). Defense ...

Arizona high school football schedule, picks for Week 11  AZCentral

This is the list of the Arizona high school football games for Friday, Oct. 26. These are the final games of the 2018 regular season. The postseason for 2A, 3A, 4A, ...

Apache Junction football dedicating week to player killed in car accident  AZCentral

A day after Apache Junction's biggest football win of the year, a 53-52 thriller over Glendale that put it in position to clinch a 4A playoff berth in the final week of ...

Glendale high school shooting: 'I wish I could hear your voices again'

People from around the world have scoured both girls' social-media accounts, some mourning their deaths, others critiquing the situation and expressing ...

This Glendale beauty school owner wants to offer free tuition. Here's how he plans to do it  Phoenix Business Journal

Will Mitchell, founder of Sigma Cuts School of Beauty in the West Valley, is changing his business model to allow students to receive their education for free.

Man left with life-threatening injuries after hit-and-run in Glendale

A pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle in a Phoenix suburb on Monday night was fighting for his life in a local hospital on Tuesday.

Historic Glendale arts and crafts bungalow celebrates 100th birthday  AZCentral

The Green-McAbee house in Glendale celebrates 100 years in October. The home's owners renovated the home while maintaining its historic integrity.

Barbara Ridge, who dreamed up ASU West campus, dies at 78  AZCentral

Barbara Ridge, an original visionary of Arizona State University's West campus and a longtime community advocate and business owner in Glendale, died ...

Game of the Week: Higley seeks breakthrough win over rival Williams Field  AZCentral

The rivalry is back and Gilbert Higley (7-2, 3-1) is seeking its first varsity football win against Gilbert Williams Field (8-1, 4-0) in a 5A San Tan Region showdown.

Former Glendale football coach dies after altercation  Glendale Star

Former Glendale High School varsity football coach Ben McIvor died July 29 from injuries sustained outside a sports bar.

Old fire hoses add protective layer to Desert Garden Elementary classrooms  Glendale Star

The Glendale Fire Department just recommissioned a decommissioned fire hose … sort of.

Police: Classmate provided gun in Glendale school shooting

Glendale police said one of the two girls in last week's murder-suicide at Independence High School obtained the weapon from a classmate, according to a ...

High school football: A look at the key Week 10 games  AZCentral

Just two weeks till the postseason. Time for teams to battle for playoff position.

Holes in state data suggest Glendale school shooting never happened  AZFamily

An on-campus shooting at Independence High School in 2016 left two students dead and drew national attention, but according to the school safety records ...

Thatcher football player plays after winning prior-contact appeal  AZCentral

Thompson produced a sack in his debut last week at the dome at Eagar Round Valley and in a 42-3 rout of what figured to be the second-best team in 2A.

Eagles to rely on depth in backfield against Dysart  Arizona Daily Sun

After a back-and-forth season-opening loss to Glendale, the Flagstaff Eagles football team might be going into its second game of the season against the Dysart ...

Report: Glendale HS bookstore manager embezzled $70,000

A Glendale high school bookstore manager was indicted after state investigators claimed she had embezzled more than $70000 through a skimming operation.

No threat found at East Valley high school after lockdown, police say

PHOENIX — An East Valley high school was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon after a student called 911 and reported a shooting, but it turned out to be a ...

Southeastern Arizona high school evacuated due to bomb threat

Tombstone High School, a high school in southeastern Arizona, was evacuated on Thursday due to a bomb threat.

Scottsdale Pinnacle's Rattler held out in win over Scottsdale Chaparral  AZCentral

Pinnacle didn't need Rattler in its 23-7 win over Scottsdale Chaparral.

Historic Glendale properties you need to see

Glendale, first settled in 1892 as a farming community west of Phoenix, has a number of historical neighborhoods, buildings and homes.

Murder-suicide leaves 2 teenage girls dead at Independence HS  AZFamily

Two teenage girls were shot dead at Independence High School in Glendale just before 8 a.m. on Friday, police confirmed in a news briefing. "They were found ...

Glendale police arrest 'trench coat flasher' suspect

Ezequiel Gardea Diaz, 34, is accused of flashing several high-school aged girls near a bus stop at 65th Ave and Bethany Home Road.

Glendale High School celebrates 100th graduating class | Features  Glendale Star

Glendale High School celebrated its 2014 graduation May 29 by honoring the 100th graduating class.

Glendale mourns family killed in house fire

More than 50 Glendale high school students, families and neighbors gathered Saturady night to remember a mom and four kids killed this week in a house fire.

1 dead in crash on 99th Avenue near Interstate 10 in West Valley

A fatal crash on 99th Avenue was blocking drivers in the West Valley from getting onto Interstate 10 early Monday morning.

Glendale basketball player takes high road after racist taunts during Mesa game

Glendale Mountain Ridge player remained poised amid racist taunts at high school basketball game in Mesa.

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 ...

10 ways you know you’re a Glendale native

Can you claim long-timer status? Here are 10 ways you can tell that you're a Glendale native.Glendale in the past decade or so stepped onto a larger stage as ...

David Walter Bixler | Obituaries  Eastern Arizona Courier

David Walter Bixler, a resident of Pima, entered into rest with the Lord and the choirs of Heaven on Sunday evening, Dec. 30, 2018, at his residence, with his ...

Adjustments come too late in Coconino girls soccer team's home loss  Arizona Daily Sun

Coconino made some adjustments for the second half in a Grand Canyon Region match against Mohave on Thursday at home, but the Panthers couldn't ...

Arizona Then and Now: Downtown Glendale

Now home to a wide range of entertainment options and businesses, Glendale began as a temperance colony.

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.

Backpack Index 2018: Up to $1,355 per student for back to school  AZCentral

Although families across the nation can expect to spend hundreds per student for school supplies and activities this year, there's some good news.

High school football round-up | Sports |  Glendale Star

Cactus 61, Prescott Valley Bradshaw Mountain 23 – Sophomore running back Anthony Flores rushed for 204 yards on eight carries and four touchdowns as ...

Volunteers remove buffelgrass to save saguaros and prevent wildfires  AZ Big Media

As wildfire season approaches, volunteer groups work to remove an invasive plant species that thrives on fire and threatens the native plant population.

Ian Hugh Tire and Auto – Glendale Rotary Business of the Year  Glendale Star

Old friends, even one from his earliest childhood, roasted Vice Mayor Ian Hugh at a luncheon Oct. 26, when he and his wife, Sharon, were honored as Glendale ...

Briggs leads Glendale to win over South Mountain  Glendale Star

Rebounding from a heartbreaking loss to Laveen Fairfax, senior running back Isaiah Briggs scored five touchdowns as the Cardinals dominated Phoenix South ...

Arizona teachers wear the color red in fight for higher pay  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Arizona school teachers say they are tired of constantly being in the red with their finances. With that, the teachers wore red today to send a message that they ...

Family of accused school shooter breaks silence  ABC15 Arizona

They are the collateral damage in the double shooting at a Glendale high school and are more desperate for answers than anyone. The family of Dorothy "Dot" ...

West Valley's top-scoring schools

What are the West Valley's top-scoring schools? We have the list.

Best things to do with kids this weekend: Earth Day, cowboy shootout and family bike rides  AZCentral

April 20 through April 22, families in Arizona should visit the Earth Day event, the fake Cave Creek cowboy shootout and the Glendale bike ride event.

Photos: 14 historic schools in metro Phoenix

Many Valley school districts have passed over the century mark — or are rapidly approaching it.

Glendale street-naming ceremony honors singer Marty Robbins

Glendale, Ariz.---Glendale officials will celebrate famed native son Marty Robbins Monday by naming a section of roadway after the country music star.

Elderly man killed in Fountain Hills pedestrian-involved accident

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating after an elderly man was killed in a pedestrian-involved accident in the Phoenix suburb of Fountain Hills.

Gunter Siegfried Merhaut  Tahoe Daily Tribune

August 20, 1945 – May 11, 2018. Gunter Siegfried Merhaut of South Lake Tahoe passed away unexpectedly on May 11, 2018. The only child of Gisela and ...

Arguments in education tax on rich comes down to fine (percentage) points  Arizona Capitol Times

The question of whether Arizonans get to vote on a tax hike on the wealthy to raise $690 million a year for education could depend on what a judge thinks of a.

Obituary: Clarence C. Pendergast Jr. | Features |  Glendale Star

Clarence C. Pendergast Jr., of Glendale, passed away Dec. 4, 2015 at age 87. A devoted family man, Clarence was a loving son, husband, father and ...

Grumpy Cat, Jordin Sparks and other notable West Valley residents  Arizona Republic

Scottsdale and Paradise Valley may have reputations as celebrity hot spots, but more than a few notable people have come from the West Valley. Some notable ...

Readers share their favorite West Valley memories

Remembering Glendale and the West Valley way back when.

Arizona Car Week revs up with Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele and other collector car auctions  AZCentral

Arizona Car Week kicks off this weekend with Barrett-Jackson, Bonhams, Gooding & Company, RM Sotheby's, Russo and Steele, Silver Auctions and ...

Flagstaff campus shooting suspect Steven Jones showed interest in firearms before NAU

NAU shooting suspect Steven Jones posed with his guns in social-media posts. A high-school friend recalls him as smart and a talented musician.

Invest in Ed initiative could be hanging on difference between 'percent' and 'percentage point'  Kdminer

PHOENIX – The question of whether Arizonans get to vote on a tax hike on the wealthy to raise $690 million a year for education could depend on what a judge ...

One killed, three injured in four-vehicle West Valley accident

One person was killed and three others were hospitalized Thursday in a four-vehicle accident in the West Valley, authorities said.

Two adults injured in accident involving Gilbert school bus in Mesa

Two adults were injured, one seriously, in an accident involving a school bus and a passenger vehicle in Mesa on Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

Truck full of beer kegs turns over on Interstate 17 in Phoenix

A semi-truck hauling kegs of beer in Phoenix lost its cargo along Interstate 17 Monday morning shortly after the height of commuter rush hour ended.

Originality tough to come by in Arizona high school mascot names

A revival of efforts to come up with a unique nickname for new high schools doesn't always hit the mark but can score big.

Arizona Department of Education releases school letter grade records  Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting

After refusing to release school letter grade records distributed to Arizona public schools and claiming that no list of all scores existed, the Arizona Department of ...

Wrong-way driver crashes into another car on Interstate 10 near Phoenix

At least one person was injured in a wrong-way crash that closed Interstate 10 for hours Sunday night, authorities said.

Scottsdale High band uniforms stir memories of school

SCOTTSDALE -- As Cat Dragon, director of the Scottsdale Community College Performing Arts Center, came across a shabby cardboard box and inside she ...

Suspension overturned for Arizona high school football player who praised God

An Arizona high school football player who was ejected when he pointed to the sky after a touchdown will be permitted to play in this week's playoff game.

On Halloween, just showing up is enough  AZCentral

I love Halloween. As a kid, I roamed for miles on Halloween and dragged home a pillowcase full of candy. As an adult, I had to pull back a little. (Apparently it ...

10 massive collections of historical Arizona photos

See our collection of historical photographs taken in communities in the metro-Phoenix area.

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman: John McCain devoted himself to America  AZCentral

Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman, a friend and colleague, characterized Sen. John McCain as curious and tolerant, honest, and fair during his eulogy for McCain.

Soccer brawl at San Luis High under investigation

Officials stopped San Luis' boys soccer game against Yuma Gila Ridge on Thursday with less than 10 minutes to play.

Oxford County will have 70 athletes competing at WOSSAA track and field finals  Woodstock Sentinel Review

Oxford County will have 70 athletes competing at WOSSAA track and field Thursday and Friday at TD Stadium at Western University.The athletes advanced after ...

One Direction fans swarm UofP stadium in Glendale

60000 people are expected to attend the One Direction show, the demographic of which will mostly be females under age 17.

Truck wreck shuts down Interstate 10 west of Phoenix

Big-rig trucks crashed in a chain-reaction accident early Tuesday, killing one driver and injuring another on Interstate 10 East outside of Phoenix.

Ending the stigma: Programs create conversations about mental health in Arizona schools  Cronkite News

There are no standards for mental health education in Arizona schools. Each individual school district decides whether or how it will teach mental health.

West Valley street names range from historical to whimsical  Arizona Republic

How did streets in Glendale, Surprise, Peoria and the Southwest Valley get their names?

Six people, including two children, injured in Queen Creek crash

Six people were injured, including two children, after two vehicles crashed at an intersection in Queen Creek on Monday night.

Tempe history: Tempe gets its first high school

As the town grew, so did the voices for a dedicated Tempe high school.

Glendale's gunning for WOSSAA AA championship  Tillsonburg News

Glendale High School's senior boys got past College Avenue 64-43 in the TVRA South East AA finals Thursday in Tillsonburg."It felt good, especially beating this ...

Phoenix's freezing temperatures delay a few flights out of Sky Harbor International Airport  AZCentral

Freeze warnings remained in effect for much of Arizona through 9 a.m. Thursday, and the temperature delayed some travelers.

O'Malleys faces discipline for not reporting assaults  Arizona Daily Star

It could take 45 days or longer for liquor department to make a decision.

Greg Hansen: ASU's 'kidnapping' of Wildcats players turned in-state rivalry into uncivil war  Arizona Daily Star

On a February afternoon in 1938, Arizona athletic director Pop McKale announced the school's upcoming football schedule but strangely left the final week blank ...

Coconino High School works out kinks in scrimmage  Arizona Daily Sun

The Coconino Panthers get a chance to work out the kinks with a scrimmage Friday night on Cromer Field against the Glendale Cardinals.

The human cost of heat: Charles Allan Rhodes, 61

Charles Rhodes died in June 2016, of environmental heat exposure, according to the Maricopa County Medical Examiner and his obituary. He was 61.

15 must-see Arizona high school football spring camps

Spring stops. College football coaches already are making the rounds to various high schools in the state. But with spring ball starting Monday for many schools ...

Phoenix-area refugees celebrate their journey to new lives on World Refugee Day

Event honors achievements by recently relocated refugees.

15 ways you can tell you’re a Gilbert native

GILBERT -- Can you claim long-timer status? If you can remember these 15 events in Gilbert's history, you can claim bragging rights:

Gilbert history: Mexican culture influences town

The influences of Mexican-American families like that of Willie Carrillo and others who made their mark in Gilbert's history.

Tribal police investigating body found on reservation near Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Police on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community said they're investigating the discovery of a dead body on the reservation.

Some Arizona parents are saying no to AzMERIT tests, but is it legal?

There are tests to determine if kids are ready for college, tests that help teachers figure out whether students are ahead or behind and Arizona's annual ...

Weather extremes: Arizona's real hottest day ever

LAKE HAVASU CITY – Spend an hour, maybe less, on the curving, hilly streets here and you will know you have reached the hottest spot in Arizona. Not — with ...

'When you give good unto the universe, you get back'

Some Hamiltonians go the extra mile — and then some — to give at Christmastime, a season when the soul is lifted by offering goodwill toward those who need ...

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