Consumer

Phoenix advocate urges Washington to remember plight of homeless kids

WASHINGTON - When she arrived at UMOM New Day Center with her three children in the car they briefly called home, Stephanie - a veteran suffering from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder - was under a lot of stress.


Arizona researcher hopes new diabetes drug can curb amputations

WASHINGTON - It's a jarring statement, but for Dr. David Armstrong and his patients it makes complete sense: "Pain is a gift from God."


Walmart coworkers in Phoenix honored for performing CPR

In February, Walmart coworkers Brent Anderson and Cathy Villa performed CPR on a colleague suffering from a heart attack until firefighters arrived on scene. The pair was honored for their life-saving efforts by the Phoenix Fire Department on Wednesday. (Video by Lauren Michaels/Cronkite News)


First Zika virus case emerges in Arizona

The first case of Zika virus in Arizona has been confirmed in a woman who traveled outside the country before returning to Arizona, health officials have confirmed.


Athletes For Life helps combat obesity, heart disease

Noe Crespo has made it his ‘lifetime mission’ to give back to low-income communities by leading people to a healthier lifestyle.


180 parking meters replace free parking near downtown Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row

Finding free parking in downtown Phoenix is “pretty much impossible,” said Alexander Mendez, who works in the area.


Yoga’s popularity heating up with athletes

TEMPE – Michael Wolff played minor league baseball for seven years. He is no stranger to the weight room and a strict fitness routine, but it wasn’t until after his career ended and he started attending classes at Bikram Yoga Tempe that he realized the physical and mental benefits of yoga.


El Rio’s Birth and Women’s Health Center opens first human milk donation center in Arizona

TUCSON – On March 15th, El Rio’s Birth and Women’s Health Center became the first human milk donation site in Arizona. El Rio is partnering with Mothers’ Milk Bank.


Bill could keep cities from banning short-term rentals

JEROME – Glen Odegard spent more than a year repairing and renovating a historic home in Jerome after a mudslide left it vacant for more than a half century. For the past three years, tourists have rented out the house.

Jerome house

Far from home, D.C.-area Navajo gather to celebrate, remember heritage

WASHINGTON - In a windowless, fluorescent-lit conference room near Capitol Hill, Ani Auld's hands slowly and rhythmically wound strands of white yarn into a tsiiyéél, a traditional Navajo hair bun.


D-backs Kendrick shares rare baseball card collection with Phoenix Art Museum

Arizona Diamondbacks Managing General Partner Ken Kendrick has a passion for baseball that extends to baseball cards. He owns one of the most extensive baseball card collections in history.


Despite risks, skydiving continues to gain popularity

ELOY – Experts said Arizona’s mild weather and clear skies make the state an ideal area for skydivers. Tourists, military personnel and national skydiving teams from around the world travel here to train.