By Miles Wilson and Dylan McKim | Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019
MARICOPA – Drones are monitoring some crops to help save water while gathering detailed information that can help with crop cultivation and monitoring soil conditions.
By Dylan Hunter Carter | Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019
EL PASO, Texas – El Pasoans, citizens of Ciudad Juarez and Las Cruces, N.M., gathered on opposite sides of the Rio Grande Canal to celebrate their religion and the bonds that transcend the border.
By Dylan Hunter Carter | Monday, Nov. 18, 2019
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns broke ground on a new state-of-the-art training facility on Wednesday, signaling a new for the rebuilding organization.
By Jordan Evans | Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019
PHOENIX – Recycling programs across Arizona are in jeopardy as contamination from residents and tariffs from China remain in place.
By Dylan Hunter Carter | Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019
PHOENIX – Kelly Oubre Jr.'s pop-up shop that donated funds to Deandre Ayton's hurricane relief cause was a reflection of the family image the Phoenix Suns hope to cultivate this season.
By Melanie Porter and Dylan Simard | Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
TUCSON – Mushrooms are a rare delicacy, but after less rain this summer due to a dry monsoon season, they've been harder to find in southern Arizona.
By Erica Block | Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
TEMPE – Bill Bidwill may have been an enigma to Cardinals fans and others who knew him only through his public persona. But in their tributes to him in the wake of his death at 88, Bidwill’s close friends and associates describe a humble, joke-telling man with a deeply caring nature.
By Bret Jaspers | Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019
PHOENIX – High concentrations of toxic chemicals have been found in groundwater near Tucson’s airport, but the city’s drinking water does not appear to be in jeopardy. Authorities suspect the chemicals came from foam used to fight fires at an Air National Guard base.
By Dylan Simard | Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019
TEMPE – Scientists use information from an instrument called MaRTy to help cities like Tempe and Phoenix understand what makes for the best shade in extreme heat.
By Dylan Simard | Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019
PHOENIX – Voters soundly rejected Proposition 105, which would have killed Valley Metro light rail in Phoenix and redirect the funds to street repairs. They also defeated Proposition 106, dealing with public pensions.
By Tim Royan | Friday, Aug. 23, 2019
PHOENIX – Police departments have looked to technology for solutions to criticisms, such as body-worn cameras to monitor police and public behavior and early-intervention software to sniff out bad behavior. Experiments with better community engagement, including civilian review boards with subpoena power, also are being considered or field-tested. Phoenix police plan to launch accountability procedures to document every time an officer draws a gun.
By Dylan Simard | Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019
RIO VERDE – The Arizona Game & Fish Department is making “fish cities” to help fish that live in lakes around the state.