PHOENIX – There are scores of locations in metro Phoenix where homeless and low-income people can get relief from extreme heat. But most operate during daylight hours only, leaving the vulnerable to fend for themselves overnight.
WASHINGTON - Education and government officials called a $20 million grant for suicide prevention programs in Arizona schools an important first step to deal with a growing problem, even as they said much more needs to be done.
WASHINGTON - As state and Flagstaff officials battle over who should bear the cost of the city's higher minimum wage on state contracts, service providers for people with disabilities say they feel caught in the crossfire.
GOLD CANYON – Bobbi Lancaster is a transgender woman who lived most of her life hiding who she was. She found solace in golf, but at some point, she had to live as herself, off the course.
PHOENIX – Thailand’s version of boxing has become a force for change in underserved communities worldwide.
WASHINGTON - "Deaths of despair" - the catchall name for deaths from drug overdoses, alcohol and suicide - have grown more slowly in Arizona than in the nation as whole since 2005, but death rates in the state still exceed the nation in every category, according to a national survey.
GILBERT – Athletic trainers and coaches are working to keep high school football players safe during the hot summer months.
PHOENIX – Arizona’s outdoor workers share tips on how they stay safe and cool during the summer, as no federal safety standards are in place to protect them. But a new bill aims to change that.
PHOENIX – Several kinds of mosquito live in Arizona. Some can be dangerous, transmitting diseases like the West Nile virus. Some are just annoying. We show you how to stop them.
SCOTTSDALE – A dangerous new drug trend – mixing heroin and methamphetamines – has experts worried.
PHOENIX – Organizations offering drug users clean needles and educational materials have been linked to decreases in bloodborne diseases, but they’re forced to operate in a legal gray area in Arizona.