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Tombstone: Is it really the town too tough to die?

One of the last frontier boom-towns in the old American west, Tombstone prospered mostly in the late 1800s. The town is best known for the fight at the O.K. Corral, but what is this small town's place in America today?


Grammy winners, downtown Phoenix fan fest headline College Football Playoff championship weekend events

Grammy Award-winning artists The Band Perry and Ciara, as well as Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer John Mellencamp, are among the performers headlining a free, three-day outdoor concert series leading up to the College Football Playoff National Championship game Jan. 11 at University of Phoenix Stadium.


Scottsdale Adopt-a-senior program needs donors

The Holiday Season is a time for family, cheer and presents. For some, however, it can be a season of sadness, because not everyone has the means or the family to celebrate.


Ajo growing own produce in food desert

The small, rural town of Ajo, Arizona, was once a food desert. But now, thanks to the "Get Going, Get Growing" gardening initiative, the town has plenty of options for locally grown organic food.


Dignity Health promotes less smartphone usage, more conversation

What's the first thing you do in the morning?


NASCAR accelerates growth for Ahwatukee’s Gannis

Cassie Gannis watched her father, John, race for fun on dirt tracks at Manzanita Speedway and Canyon Raceway in Phoenix when she was a child.


One Tempe clothing company is helping those with special needs design and exhibit their creative artwork

The T-shirt designed by 13-year-old Kamryn Albers moves from one printing station to another as its artist follows each step with nothing short of elation.


Some Arizona tribal casinos wage bets on risky demographic: Millennials

SCOTTSDALE – Philip Smith remembers the sights, sounds and smells of the last time he went gambling.


Phoenix Children’s Hospital child life specialists help ease pain for young patients, their families

Vivian Johnson coos in her crib and nods her head as her mother, Lisa Johnson, sings her “Happy Birthday.” She celebrated her first birthday in a small hospital room.


Vets McCain, Gallego reflect on fight for freedom

For Veterans Day, Arizona representatives in Senate and the House of Representatives talk about their experiences fighting overseas.


Arizona’s Better Business Bureau introduces Scam Tracker to help prevent fraud

SONOITA – Scammers are out there, ready to offer you a deal too good to be true, award lottery winnings for a contest you never signed up for, or even demand payment for a debt you didn't realize you had.

The Better Business Bureau says its latest tool, the Scam Tracker, helps people spot scams across the state. (Photo by Jacqueline Padilla/Cronkite News)

2017 Final Four already building a legacy in Phoenix

Hosting events such as the Super Bowl earlier this year, the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in January 2016 and the Final Four in April 2017 brings in tourism and boosts the local economy – and often leaves another lasting mark.