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State commission cracking down on MMA events | News  Glendale Star

The Boxing & MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Commission has been cracking down on unsanctioned combat sporting events in the West Valley and throughout the ...

Longtime Glendale educator Jim Kieffer dies | News  Glendale Star

James “Jim” Lorenzo Kieffer Jr. died peacefully at the age of 70 on February 26. He was at home, surrounded by family.

Two men charged for running unsanctioned MMA fights in Glendale  AZFamily

The Maricopa County Attorney's Office have filed charges against two men after they ran unsanctioned combat sporting events in Maricopa County last fall.

North Phoenix News Illegal fighting ring involving children busted in the Valley Nicole Valdes 10:49  ABC15 Arizona

PHOENIX — In a video taken by undercover state officers, you can see fighters sparring barefoot in a ring inside a high school cafeteria. Another video shows ...

Jeff Huelster, Cortez High School Teacher/Head Football Coach, Accused of Crimes Involving His Penis and a Kid on the Internet  Phoenix New Times

Jeff Huelster, a teacher at Cortez High School -- and the school's head football coach -- is accused of sex crimes against children, including live-streaming video ...

Illegal fighting ring involving children busted in Arizona  ABC Action News

PHOENIX — In a video taken by undercover state officers, you can see fighters sparring barefoot in a ring inside a high school cafeteria. Another video shows ...

Civil-rights complaint: Glendale school district refused to enroll Salvadoran refugee  AZCentral

The ACLU of Arizona filed a civil-rights complaint against Glendale Union High School District, alleging it refused to enroll a Salvadoran refugee.

5 Seniors Who Are Redefining Retirement Years  KJZZ

AARP calls them “age disruptors.” People over the age 50 who are finding ways to reinvent themselves. For some, that reason is financial. For others, it's ...

Social-media threats made against at least 10 Phoenix high schools

At least 10 Phoenix-area high schools received threats on social media and had been working with police Monday to investigate the recurring online threats.

The story behind the Alice Cooper band reunion that won best documentary short at Phoenix Film Festival  AZCentral

It was supposed to be a book signing for Alice Cooper bassist Dennis Dunaway's autobiography, "Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! My Adventures in the ...

Celebrities who attended Phoenix high schools

Take a look at some of the celebrities who have attended high school in Phoenix.

Scholars Directory  Flinn Foundation

The Flinn Scholars community is a dynamic group of nearly 650 individuals providing leadership on their campuses, in their professions, and in their ...

Criticize Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Socialist Policies, Not Her Extremely Likable Dance Video  Reason

Conservatives who attack AOC's style, youth, and dance video are just going to make her more popular.

Former Metrocenter JCPenney may become self-storage facility  AZCentral

The former JCPenney at Metrocenter in Phoenix has been sold. It's slated to become an entertainment center or a self-storage facility.

Glendale Union substitute teacher gets 10 years on child pornography charges

A substitute teacher in the Glendale Union High School District was sentenced to 10 years in prison after school administrators found child pornography on a ...

Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding returns Dec. 8  AZ Big Media

When you think about Slash from Gun 'N' Roses, Ace Frehley from KISS, Joe Perry from Aerosmith and Johnny Depp getting together for a night out with Alice ...

30 Arizona teachers, coaches convicted of crimes and fired from their jobs  ABC15 Arizona

These 30 Arizona teachers and coaches were convicted of crimes and fired from their jobs.

Students Inspiring Students adds 9 more winners  GCU Today

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Six Arizona schools named "Beat the Odds Schools"  Arizona Education News Service

Six schools with minority-intensive, low-income student populations received gold awards and have been named "Beat the Odds Schools" based on their ...

Readers share their favorite Phoenix memories

Residents share memories of Phoenix way back when.

'Forever Frida': a celebration of Kahlo's legacy from local artist Crafty Chica  AZCentral

Like so many others, Kathy Cano-Murillo — aka the Crafty Chica — fell in love with Frida Kahlo in the 1990s. It didn't happen at an art museum, but at a ...

Who is Curvy Wife Guy and does he live in Arizona?  AZCentral

Curvy Wife Guy and his wife, Sarah Tripp, moved to metro Phoenix from San Francisco last year, not long after Robbie Tripp rose to internet infamy.

New Walmart opens at Metrocenter Mall in Phoenix

A Walmart Supercenter that has been in the works at Metrocenter Mall since 2014 is now open for business in northwest Phoenix.

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 ...

Obituary: Christine Marie Pierpont (9/7/18)  Mountain Home News

Christine Marie Pierpont, 43, of Mountain Home, Idaho passed away on September 1st, 2018. She was a beloved wife, mother, daughter and friend. Christine ...

Madolyn Lenora Smith  White Mountain Independent

Lenora died in her sleep, at her home in Eagar, Sunday morning Nov. 25, 2018, after a long struggle with many issues including chronic pain from a series of ...

The 27 Best Songs About the PHX (We Found Two More)  Phoenix New Times

It's the season when the hatred slow-cooked by endless months of triple-digit temps starts to fade, and you start to remember why you live here. Phoenix is a ...

NAU Roundup: Jorgenson to continue her volleyball career in Germany  Arizona Daily Sun

Northern Arizona volleyball graduate Kaylie Jorgenson excelled in her first big move from Canada to Flagstaff. Next, she will see what she can do in Germany.

17 ways you know you’re a Phoenix native

PHOENIX -- How can you tell if you're a Phoenix native? Here are 17 ways.

Phoenix police looking for clues in man’s death, apartment fire

Phoenix police are looking for information on a dead man that was found inside a burning apartment complex.

Meet your Legislative District 29, 30 candidates | News  Glendale Star

Glendale voters' ballots will be bursting with choices this primary midterm election.

AzMERIT test in Phoenix: See how well your school scored in 2017-2018  ABC15 Arizona

Wondering how your child's school stacks up when it comes to the well-known AzMERIT test? The Arizona Department of Education has released 2017-2018 ...

Wrestler Daniel Bryan gave us the coolest thing on the Internet this week  AZCentral

Bryan, who lives in Arizona, delivered a screed for the ages against Vince McMahon.

The 10 Coolest Celebrities from Arizona  Phoenix New Times

Arizona is consistently teeming with celebrities -- actors/actresses, athletes and musicians -- who flock to our state in search of better winter weather, prime ...

It’s clubhouse to firehouse for former GCU players  GCU Today

Among the former Lopes baseball players in the Phoenix Fire Department, (standing from left) Harlyn Griffiths, Joey Bristyan, Ryan Holtorf, Mike Quill and Joey ...

The 15 Biggest Rock Stars Who Live in Arizona  Phoenix New Times

A rundown of the biggest rock 'n' roll icons that call our fair state home, including Rob Halford, Alice Cooper, Nils Lofgren, and Maynard James Keenan.

Arizona Corp. Commission: Nearly 1,000 properties at risk of gas leaks, shutoff  AZFamily

SCOTTSDALE (3TV/CBS 5) - It's been nearly a month since the more than 100 seniors at Riviera 55+ Mobile Home Park have been without gas.

40 Years After Pioneering Phoenix's Punk Scene, Exterminators Release Their Debut Album  Phoenix New Times

Forty years after pioneering Phoenix's nascent punk scene, Exterminators hooked up with a Meat Puppet to release their debut album.

Meet your federal candidates | News  Glendale Star

Glendale voters' primary election ballots will be lengthy.

Phoenix police: Body cameras beneficial but costly

The price tag of equipping all first-responding Phoenix officers with body cameras would top $3.5 million, police officials say, a costly hitch in what seems a ...

Alice Cooper's wife, Sheryl, kids keep the faith

Alice Cooper and his wife Sheryl have maintained a happy marriage by keeping to their faith, and putting their family first above all things.

Alice Cooper on welcoming fans to his nightmare

With the 40th anniversary of "Welcome to My Nightmare" just around the corner, Cooper is still bringing the nightmare to life.

The Top 14 Heavy Metal Men of Arizona  Phoenix New Times

Believe it or not, Arizona has always been a haven for heavy metal icons. From the earliest days of heavy metal, the Valley of the Sun has housed and spawned ...

'Can I get a copy?': Kim Kardashian tweets at NAU student who wrote his thesis on her  AZCentral

Soon-to-be NAU graduate Corderro McMurry tweeted at Kim Kardashian after writing his thesis on her. Her response shocked him.

The Beatles' ties to Arizona go deeper than 'Get Back'  AZCentral

Paul McCartney's ties to Arizona began when he met Linda Eastman, an accomplished photographer and musician who would become his wife.

Quiz: How well do you know Phoenix, Arizona?

So you think you know Phoenix? From the sprawling heart of downtown to to red-rimmed ranges of Camelback Mountain, Phoenix is jam-packed with history.

Alice Cooper on 'accidental' concept album 'Paranormal,' reunion with '70s lineup, Bob Ezrin and more

Alice Cooper didn't mean to make another concept album. He and producer Bob Ezrin, who did his share to shape the classic Alice Cooper sound and vision in ...

Alice Cooper bandmates reflect on their historic past

This story was originally published March 3, 2011, on It was 1964 when Alice Cooper made his first onstage appearance in the Cortez High ...

Country star Brett Young wedding 'venue hunting' in Phoenix with ASU grad Taylor Mills, fiancee

Country star Brett Young has announced his engagement to ASU grad Taylor Mills. They met in Scottsdale, and he says they'll likely wed in Arizona.

Phil Roberts Exaggerated the Phoenix PD's Kidnapping Statistics, Then Tried to Debunk His Own Numbers  Phoenix New Times

A close-up photo of a dead man's battered face flashes on the large screen, his closely shaved head on its side — streaked, dried blood and a blackened, ...

Jimmy Eat World, Mary-Louise Parker and other notable East Valley residents

What do Jimmy Eat World and The Gin Blossoms have in common? They both hail from the East Valley of Arizona.

Scottsdale, Paradise Valley prime spots for celebrity homes

Scottsdale and Paradise Valley have been home to many professional athletes, musicians and B-list celebrities over the years.

Emma Stone, Scottsdale native, honored at Arizona Legislature  AZCentral

Emma Stone wasn't nominated for her performance this year as Billie Jean King in "The Battle of the Sexes" at the 90th Academy Awards, but the Arizona ...

Which celebrities have been arrested in metro Phoenix?  Arizona Republic

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix-area has a long history of celebrities landing in handcuffs here. Which celebrities? Read to find out.

Van Buren Street to lose car lanes? 6 major Phoenix transportation projects to watch

Phoenix streets from 15th Avenue to Van Buren Street are changing to accommodate bikes and pedestrians.

Rock lifestyle caught up with Cooper guitarist Glen Buxton  AZ

Editor's note: This article originally ran in the Arizona Republic in October 1999, when a Valley tribute to Glen Buxton, a late member of Alice Cooper's original ...

Alice Cooper Scratchers tickets won't make Billion Dollar Babies, but $50K is nice  AZCentral

Alice Cooper and the Arizona Lottery are joining forces to create special Alice Cooper Scratchers tickets with six top prizes of $50000 each.

Lynda Carter Joining These 12 Arizona Celebrities on Hollywood Walk of Fame  Phoenix New Times

The 2018 Hollywood Walk of Fame inductees were announced on Thursday with several top celebrities getting their star, including Lin Manuel-Miranda, RuPaul, ...

30 best Alice Cooper songs by the original lineup

The original Alice Cooper group left behind some of the '70s' most cutting-edge music, from "Love it to Death" to "Killer." These are their best songs.

Baseball stars selling pricey and posh Arizona mansions

Check out the grand-slam homes of some current and former baseball players for sale across Arizona.

Diamondbacks GM pays $1.8M for Scottsdale home

Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Mike Hazen has put down roots in the Valley and bought a $1.8 million home in Scottsdale.

2016 Phoenix music news: Roger Clyne and more

Local Phoenix music heroes Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers have producer lined up for 2017 music, looking for studio time.

Is Justin Bieber really moving to Vail, Arizona?

Rumors are circulating about the singer's relocation, but are they true?

Alice Cooper brings guillotine to Christmas Pudding

Alice Cooper brought his guillotine and snake to Christmas Pudding for a full theatrical production in Phoenix.

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