Jokes abound at Chandler State of the City: Giant ostriches, time travel

Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke was about to make the big announcement in his city address on Friday. A very perfect Chandler, while being a target.” But before he can reveal his big secret, he is approached by two men dressed in all black. They emerged from across the stage, grabbed Hartke and swept him off […]

Sedona Police Cadets compete at the Chandler Tactical Competition

Sedona Police cadets competed in the Chandler Tactics Competition on Saturday and Sunday, January 14-15, pitted against 50 teams backed by 43 law enforcement agencies in seven states. Cadets are advised by Sedona Police Department Catherine Beers and SPD School Resource Officer Michael Lucas. Sedona’s eight cadets included Sgt. Adrian Javy, Hunter White, Alexandro Molina, […]

Chandler man arrested in shooting death of homeless woman behind his home

Chandler resident James Taylor was arrested late Friday night and charged with first-degree murder after he admitted to shooting a 30-year-old woman in the alleyway behind his home, police said. Chandler police responded to reports of shootings on Arizona Avenue and Fairview Street around 9:30 a.m., according to Chandler Police spokesperson Eva Zermeno. Authorities found […]