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Glendale Police arrested Shata Syreeta Johnson, 39, on charges of killing her husband, Timothy Johnson, 55. She allegedly hid his body for days.

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While many are excited about the new things in Glendale over the past few years, from expansions at Westgate Entertainment District to Desert Diamond Casino West Valley to major production facilities, others are not so much.

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Preliminary data provided by the Glendale Police Department to the Glendale Star show many violent crimes were down significantly in 2019, compared to 2018.

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As Spring Training, the season of baseball optimism and joy is poised to begin this weekend, there are two words to avoid saying to Los Angeles Dodgers fans:

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Scientists in Flagstaff are working to develop a test doctors and hospitals could use to diagnose coronavirus, which could help medical professionals respond to the global outbreak more quickly.

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Arizonans who violate traffic laws could soon get a chance to decide if they’re willing to work off at least part of the fine.

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The Peoria Unified School District Governing Board Meeting voted unanimously to approve the contract of Dr. Jason Reynolds at the board’s Jan. 23 meeting.

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The city of Glendale launched the GlendaleOne app in early December, allowing residents of the city a unique, easier way to request services, pay bills and receive information relating to their homes, city events and other updates.

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A plan to turn trash into energy didn’t work out in Glendale, but it indirectly brought money to the city.

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Before Glendale voters decide on the mayor and three council seats up for election on this year’s ballot, would-be candidates have work to do.

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Over 60 volunteers gathered in the early, cold morning last week to help count the homeless in Glendale. 

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Police say an argument over a parking space led to the killing of Tyler Wilson, 31, Wednesday, Jan. 29, in Glendale’s Westgate Entertainment District.

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February can also be called “Chocolate Month.” Glendale is inviting chocolate lovers to experience its “new flavor,” and spin on its popular festival.

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After tabling the issue at its Jan. 14, then giving it further study at a Jan. 21 special meeting, the Deer Valley Unified School District governing board was scheduled to vote on new high school boundaries Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Recycling for area residents has become more complicated than simply throwing materials into the bin and rolling it curbside with little thought.

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From 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, the Midwestern University Dental Institute at 5855 W. Utopia Road, in Glendale will provide free dental care and consultations to Valley military veterans.

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It may be gross to take the lid off a quart of ice cream, lick it, and then put it back on the shelf of a grocery store.

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Glendale was to begin its annual budget process this week, with a study session Tuesday, Jan. 28.

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Recycling, while important to Glendale city officials, has become increasingly difficult economically. 

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Sen. Paul Boyer, a Republican representing Glendale and other parts of the West Valley’s District 20, hit the ground running as the state legislative year started last week.

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Carly Campbell has always dreamed of being recruited for volleyball, but her medical condition may get in the way.

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The Glendale Fire Department said Heather Marie Williams was the woman who died in a Jan. 13 fire.

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Senate President Karen Fann blocked consideration -- possibly permanently -- on a bill to put new restrictions on sex education in public schools.

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Court records show Ricky Ordway, the fifth-grade teacher accused of two dozen acts of sexual abuse and molestation, was investigated by Sun Valley Elementary School six months before he was arrested.

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The city of Glendale held a Community Development Advisory Committee meeting Wednesday, Jan. 8, where 26 agencies presented their plans and requests for projects. The agencies ranged from nonprofits focused on youth to organizations focusing on reducing the population of unsheltered homelessness.

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Judy Moor, president of the League of Women Voters of Northwest Maricopa County will discuss the electoral college and whether it should be abolished at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27.

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From 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, the Midwestern University Dental Institute at 5855 W. Utopia Road, in Glendale will provide free dental care and consultations to Valley military veterans.

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At last January’s Point-in-Time Homeless Count, an annual street and shelter count in Maricopa County, volunteers counted 194 unsheltered people in Glendale — nearly five times the 44 unsheltered people counted in 2016.

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Christopher S. Daniel, 29 of Glendale man, was arrested Jan. 7, for felony child abuse, according Tiffany Ngalula, a spokeswoman for the Glendale Police Department.

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Carlos Chavez Aguirre, 39, was killed in a hit-and-run accident Saturday, Jan. 11, according to Jay O’Neill, a Glendale Police spokesman.

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A woman died in a Glendale apartment fire early Monday, Jan. 13.

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Gov. Doug Ducey sent a letter Jan. 8 to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao urging her to prioritize funding for the Tonto Creek Bridge in Gila County.

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A Peoria man who plotted his wife’s murder for two years before killing her was sentenced to death last week.

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