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The Phoenix Fire Department is giving the community a chance to get to know local firefighters by hosting an open house at four fire stations this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, including Ahwatukee Foothills Fire Station No. 43, 4110 E. Chandler Blvd.
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department will ban open fires in city mountain and desert preserves effective Monday, May 13. In consultation with the Phoenix Fire Department, smoking and charcoal fires are included in the ban due to the extreme fire danger that the combination of low humidity, increasing temperatures and frequent high winds creates each spring. Additional information on the ban is available online at phoenix.gov/parks.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Kristy Nied Jozwiak said it was like something out of a movie when her landscaper was attacked by Africanized bees in her backyard.
"Had I known about the crime problems around Arizona State University I would have never let Kyleigh move to Tempe.” Those are the words of Karen Montenegro, the mother of murdered ASU student Kyleigh Sousa.
A fire destroyed a home near the 10400 block of South 44th Place in Ahwatukee Foothills Friday afternoon.
Recently, my family had distant relatives visit from Germany. Over the years there have been many visits between us visiting Germany and them visiting the USA. They are a wonderful family and we thoroughly enjoyed the time together. Upon waking up one morning, my 4-year-old had already asked to visit Germany.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital and the Phoenix Fire Department are already working to get kids ready for summer with reminders about staying safe around water.
Every day, emergency and public safety crews put their lives on the line to help motorists stranded along highways. Tragically, crashes involving emergency and other vehicles that are pulled over along highway shoulders claim hundreds of lives across the country each year.
A massive fire moved quickly through a home in the Summerhill neighborhood in Ahwatukee Foothills late Thursday night.
Enjoy a family day at Whole Foods where local farmers market favorites like Paletas Betty, Desert Roots Farm, Nutswhat, and Copper Creek Cheesecake fill the parking lot alongside food trucks, chalk artists, live music and kids activities.
Joe Arpaio is the best sheriff ever in the history of Maricopa County! No, he’s the worst Maricopa County sheriff ever!
Saying it will help prevent fraud, state lawmakers voted Wednesday to impose new burdens on some people seeking unemployment insurance.
Gov. Jan Brewer formally proposed an extensive revamp of how Arizona collects sales taxes, drawing immediate fire from cities who fear major financial losses.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Jan Brewer formally proposed an extensive revamp of how Arizona collects sales taxes, drawing immediate fire from cities who fear major financial losses.
Now sanctioned and being distributed to senior communities around Ahwatukee Foothills, MedStats has proven its benefits to local firefighter officials.
PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department officially terminated a sergeant who blew the whistle on bad kidnapping statistics.
TEMPE, AZ - Tempe City Manager Charlie Meyer was fired Monday night at a City Council meeting.
Since 2007, I have been a guest commentator for the Ahwatukee Foothills News. During those 5-plus years, I have been one of the voices in the Greater Phoenix Metro to “carry the water” for progressive thought.
Phoenix police officers opened fire on a burglary suspect in Ahwatukee Foothills Wednesday afternoon, officials said. That suspect died later Wednesday night.
Salt River Project has agreed to purchase one block of the Mesquite Generating Station located in Arlington, Ariz., about 40 miles west of Phoenix. The natural gas-fired power plant, owned by San Diego-based Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, includes two 625-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle generating blocks. SRP is purchasing one of the blocks for $371 million and under the terms of the agreement, will operate the entire facility.
Now that all the fun of Christmas is over the Phoenix Fire Department is encouraging residents to get serious about fire safety by recycling dying Christmas trees.
Local police and firefighters will exchange toys for rides in cop cars and fire trucks on Saturday, Dec. 15 to benefit needy kids in the community.
A Phoenix sergeant who blew the whistle about inaccurate kidnapping statistics is facing termination for writing a series of memos that criticized the Phoenix Police Department.
In the event of a medical emergency, firefighters and first responders need access to residents’ medical information.
It’s a busy time of year but Valley organizations are reminding residents not to forget about safety during the holidays.
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