Consumer

Badolato helps Suns’ teeth shine

Phoenix Suns small forward P.J. Tucker feels like it’s his second home. Not Talking Stick Resort Arena, but Dr. B’s office.


Arizona Cardinals traffic steered by Glendale traffic management center

The city of Glendale's traffic management center is the nerve center for steering traffic to University of Phoenix Stadium.


WHO report: Bacon and other processed meats cause cancer

Before you throw the bacon on the frying pan or order the meat lover’s pizza you may want to reconsider, after you read about the risks. A United Nations agency report released Monday stated that processed meat causes colorectal cancer, and that red meat probably causes cancer.


Tempe distracted-driving ordinance makes strictest texting while driving law in Arizona

Tempe drivers better think twice before picking up their phones.


Peoria offers new work program for disabled adults, first in the state

Jaimie Thompson is a vocal Dallas Cowboys fan. She sports their logo on her sweater as she talks about a city of Peoria program focused on giving opportunities to adults with disabilities.

People involved in the program have the opportunity to work Monday and Friday five hours a week.

‘Disillusioned’ Flake tripped up a second time in charity spelling bee

WASHINGTON - Maybe he should stick to baseball. Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake does pretty well in the annual congressional baseball game for charity, but for a second year he was bounced in the early rounds of a charity "Politicians vs. the Press" spelling bee Wednesday night.


Look twice for bikes, Phoenix launches bike safety pledge

Bicyclists and motorists have a complicated relationship when sharing the roads of Phoenix. In each of the past five years, there have been an average of more than 450 bicycle involved collisions, according to the city of Phoenix website.

These signs and many others have been placed throughout Phoenix — and will continue to be placed — to help guide bicyclists and motorists in Phoenix. (Photo by Claire Cleveland/ Cronkite News)

National pumpkin shortage near Halloween doesn’t ‘scare’ Arizona

GILBERT – Halloween is days away and Thanksgiving is soon after – and the nation faces a shortage of pumpkins this year because of a recent drought in the Midwest.

pumpkin photo

Report: No amount of alcohol is safe while pregnant

No amount of alcohol is safe during pregnancy, according to a new report by a leading U.S. pediatricians' group. And that prevention is key because people impaired by their mother’s drinking during pregnancy do not have access to programs focused solely on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.


As women’s triathlon participation explodes, ASU adds it as a varsity sport

TEMPE– Arizona State became the first Power Five conference school Tuesday to elevate triathlon to a varsity sport.

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FAA got 22 reports in Arizona of drones near other aircraft this year

WASHINGTON - The federal government moved one step closer Monday to requiring registration of drones, unveiling a public-private task force that has a month to develop recommendations for a drone registration process.


Local spay and neuter clinic is offering free services

To reduce the homeless pet population in the Valley, Altered Tails has partnered with Arizona's Spay Neuter Hotline to fix outdoor cats for free.