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NEWS ACROSS THE VALLEY
Valley and State

Judge likely to block law barring civilian police oversight

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge on Tuesday told lawyers that he will likely rule that a new Arizona law that prevents a majority of civilians from serving on police oversight panels is …

Death of female hiker in Scottsdale was due to heart disease

PHOENIX (AP) — The death of a woman while hiking in Scottsdale last weekend was believed to be due to medical reasons, authorities said Tuesday. The Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s …

Activists protest Sinema at Bisbee wedding

PHOENIX (AP) — Activists protested outside a wedding where U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was officiating over the weekend, the latest confrontation between demonstrators and the Arizona Democrat who …
Awards

Georgia Lord, FLITE Goodyear honored at Best of the West awards dinner

Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord and FLITE Goodyear were honored at WESTMARC’s 29th Annual Best of the West awards dinner.  Hosted every fall by the Western Maricopa Coalition, the awards …

Police: 2 killed in wrong-way crash on Tempe surface street

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A man and a 2-year-old girl who were passengers in a vehicle driven by a teenager were killed in a wrong-way crash on a Tempe surface street, police said Tuesday. The teenage …
First responders
Far more Phoenix businesses are verifying that their fire prevention systems have passed their required annual inspection since the Phoenix Fire Department digitized its compliance system last …
Surprise Police are investigating a death that occurred at a residence in the area of 13400 W. Redfield Road.
After investment losses and an explosion of pension costs for public safety employees over the past 15 years, Peoria leadership recently gave the go-ahead for a plan staff says will save on costs and …
Opinions: Highlighting Valley Voices

Cueva: Say no changes to Medicare

When I first tested positive for COVID-19, I was nervous, but figured I would be OK since I am young and healthy. Unfortunately, I was so wrong. I was hospitalized and even had to be intubated as …

Everything you wanted to know about the World Series … but were afraid to ask

Imagine you’re at an outdoor dinner party (yes, COVID-friendly). It’s October, and the conversation steers towards the World Series. While you are generally culturally literate, you know …

Christensen: Health literacy more important than ever for Arizonans in COVID-19 crisis

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted millions across the country, and Arizona has not been spared. This virus and its resulting economic fallout have put a harsh spotlight on rising health care …

Kauzlarich: Support bond funding for Cave Creek's school district

If you have a Scottsdale address north of Jomax Road (or North of McDowell Mountain Road if you live in Rio Verde), you probably live in the Cave Creek Unified School District. This sprawling …

Suhaysik: Driver's should slow down and drive right, right now

I’m wondering when traffic laws became optional? Folks texting while driving. Speed limits are completely ignored. Red lights are meaningless. HOV lanes obviously are there as race tracks. …
More sports

NHL Leaders

Through games of Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021

NHL Goalies

Through games of Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021

NHL Expanded Scoring Leaders

Through Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021

NHL Scoring Leaders

Through Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021

Montreal Canadiens Stax

THROUGH GAMES OF TUESDAY, OCT. 26, 2021

Ottawa Senators Stax

THROUGH GAMES OF TUESDAY, OCT. 26, 2021
Most recent
Arizona Historical Society announces new executive director

The Arizona Historical Society announced David Breeckner as the incoming executive director at the organization on Oct. 22.  With a passion for history and learning, Breeckner will …

Toronto Maple Leafs Stax

Tampa Bay Lightning Stax

Boston Bruins Stax

Nation

Twitter posts Q3 net loss due to lawsuit settlement

Twitter posted a net loss Tuesday due mostly to a , but its revenue rose sharply in the third quarter, boosted by solid ad sales around the globe. The San Francisco-based company said Tuesday that …

’70s radical David Gilbert granted parole in Brink’s robbery

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former Weather Underground radical David Gilbert has been granted parole after 40 years behind bars for his role in a deadly 1981 Brink’s robbery that was a violent echo of …

Disgruntled neighbor who killed 9 by arson gets life term

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of killing nine people in arson fires in his neighborhood was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole for each death. Judge Christine Croce also …

Indiana city offers stand-in 'grandparents' to new residents

GREENSBURG, Ind. (AP) — A rural city in southeastern Indiana has piqued the interest of hundreds of families considering a move there after it offered stand-in ”grandparents” to babysit their …

Outtakes: Grammys CEO on R. Kelly, Wallen, cancel culture

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason jr. spoke to The Associated Press about efforts to make the Grammy's more inclusive. He also talked about other happenings in the music …
World

Familiar drive pushes migrant caravan through Mexico

HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — After three days of walking along a scorching highway in southern Mexico, a couple thousand migrants decided to rest here Tuesday, receive medical attention for badly …

American-Iranian man detained in Iran undergoes surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — An 84-year-old American-Iranian man who has been detained in Iran for more than five years underwent surgery on Tuesday to clear a blockage in an artery to the brain that his …

2 on trial for stabbing of elderly French Holocaust survivor

PARIS (AP) — Two men went on trial in Paris on Tuesday accused of killing an 85-year-old French Holocaust survivor, who was stabbed to death in her Paris apartment in what prosecutors call an …

Poland plans 'radical' strengthening of its military

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's ruling party leader presented plans Tuesday for a bill to “defend the fatherland,” legislation he said is aimed at “radically” strengthening the military as …

BioNTech to work with Senegal, Rwanda to make mRNA vaccines

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal and Rwanda have signed an agreement with German company BioNTech for the construction of its first start-to-finish factories to make messenger RNA vaccines in …
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Business

Visa's profits jump as credit, debit card spending recovers

NEW YORK (AP) — Profits at payments giant Visa Inc. jumped in its most-recent quarter, driven by consumers and businesses getting back to spending on their credit and debit cards after the …

Microsoft profit up 24% in quarter, driven by cloud growth

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Growth in Microsoft's cloud computing business helped push its profit up 24% in the July-September quarter over the same time last year. The Redmond, Washington-based tech …

Robinhood's growth in the summer slowed as trading calmed

NEW YORK (AP) — The meteoric growth of Robinhood Markets is coming back to earth, much like its stock price. The company whose easy-to-use app has brought new generations of investors into the …

Google ads gain fuels profit for parent company Alphabet

A continued rebound in digital ad spending at Google drove its parent company's profit up 68% in the third quarter. Mountain View, California-based Alphabet Inc. said Tuesday that it earned $18.94 …

Neighbors

Photos: Fit Families Mud Run held in Apache Junction

The Fit Families Mud Run Oct. 23 in Apache Junction gave families an opportunity to participate in such an event without the high level dangers of the mainstream mud runs. See more photos by …

Recovering from the explosion, coming out on top

As a fire fighter for the Peoria Fire-Medical Department, Capt. Hunter Clare was badly injured in an explosion at an APS battery facility in Surprise in April of 2019, and has yet to return to full duty work.

Marr oversees change of leadership at Concord General Contracting

Leadership is the legacy that defines Dale Marr, who in 2021 is celebrating 40 years in the construction industry, 28 of those helping guide the growth of Concord General Contracting …

Tempe-based TruWest Credit Union donates items to MCC Mesa Market

TruWest Credit Union employees recently donated food, pantry and hygiene items for the Mesa Community College “Mesa Market.” TruWest partnered with MCC to refurbish the “Mesa …

Things to do

Falcon Field Airport honors veterans with 80th anniversary events

Eighty years ago with the world at war, the city of Mesa opened its arms to young men from Britain and forged a bond that continues today. Mesa’s Falcon Field Airport is again welcoming friends …

Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Senior Expo Jan. 12

Seniors and families from Apache Junction, Gold Canyon and neighboring communities are invited to attend the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Senior Expo on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Vendors are being …

Custom car, bike show Saturday at St. George Catholic Church in Apache Junction

The Knights of Columbus at St. George Catholic Church, 300 E. 16th Ave. in Apache Junction, is hosting the 17th Annual Custom Car and Bike Show Oct. 30. Registration is 8-10 a.m. Registration for …

Ben Johnson Days slated for Apache Junction in November

The Annual Ben Johnson Days hosted by the Goldfield Ghost Riders has events Nov. 6 and 13-14 in Apache Junction. Events include a fun gymkhana, trailer raffle and two poker rides, with proceeds …

Obituaries & Memorials

The Rev. Fr. William K. Young + Olofson

Rev. Fr. William was born on June 21, 1938, in El Paso, Texas, to King William Young and Pat Fellers Young. He graduated from Ysleta HS in 1956 and received his BA from the University of Texas, El …

Connie B. Walker

Connie born in Wauseon, Ohio, January 4, 1938 artist (oil painter) and long-time resident of Apache Junction, Arizona, passed away peacefully at the age of 83. She was known for her paintings of a …

Joan Arlene Janis

A life well lived is precious. It is filled with hope, strength, grace and devotion. A life well lived is a legacy of joy, love and laughter that our hearts will always treasure. It is with …

William Michael “Mike” Sterry

William, died peacefully on July 16th 2021 at his home in Sun City West, AZ with his wife Linda at his bedside. He was 92 and his passing was the result of a 15 month struggle with congestive heart …

George H. Schryver

George, born in Plainfield, NJ, on March 24, 1947, passed away due to a malignant neoplasm of the brain on September 22, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Betty Garzon Schryver. When …
Entertainment
This image released by Netflix shows Matthias Schweighöfer in "Army of Thieves." (Stanislav Honzik/Netflix via AP)

Review: Oddball safecracker charms in 'Army of Thieves'

One of the unlikeliest heroes to emerge from Zack Snyder’s horror-action flick “Army of the Dead” earlier this year was an oddball safecracker named Dieter. Part nerdy Eurotrash, part …
This cover image released by Crown shows "Renegades: Born in the USA" by Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen. (Crown via AP)

Review: Obama, Springsteen’s 'Renegades' is smart, beautiful

“Renegades: Born in the USA” by Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen (Crown) “Renegades: Born in the USA” is human, vulnerable, smart and passionate. This curated transcript of former …
Jason Momoa, from left, Timothee Chalamet, and Zendaya pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'Dune' on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 in London. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)

'Dune' to get sequel, with theater-only release set for 2023

“Dune” isn't done. Legendary Entertainment announced Tuesday that Denis Villeneuve's “Dune," which adapts the first half of Frank Herbert's 1965 science-fiction epic, will get a sequel. …
This cover image released by Dualtone Music shows "You Get It All," a release by Hayes Carll. (Dualtone Music via AP)

Review: Hayes Carll tackles serious topics with droll humor

“You Get It All,” Hayes Carll (Dualtone Music) The 6-foot-3 singer-songwriter Hayes Carll isn’t the only wry man in Nashville, or even the tallest. But his eighth album, “You Get It …
People admire Gustav Klimt's oil on canvas painting "Portrait of a Lady" (1916/17) on display at the exhibition "Klimt. The Secession and Italy" at the Museum of Rome, in Palazzo Braschi, Rome, during a press preview, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. The exhibition, that explores Klimt's period in Italy, will be open to visitors from Oct.27, 2021 to March 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

After years of 'hiding,'' Klimt work is a star in Rome show

ROME (AP) — Mystery still swirls around Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of a Lady” nearly a quarter-century after the painting was stolen from an Italian museum, only to turn up at the start of what …