By Daria Yazmiene | Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
PHOENIX – Not having access to food is an issue across the country, but in Arizona, food insecurity has decreased over the past 10 years.
By Anikka Abbott | Monday, Nov. 18, 2019
MESA – Latino communities have higher rates of obesity and diabetes, in part because of food deserts and the abundance of unhealthy food choices. To find a lasting solution, an elementary school in Mesa is teaching children about nutrition and agriculture through gardening.
By Stephen Perez | Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
CHANDLER – A legacy runs deep when you are related to the greatest wide receiver to ever play football. However, for Brenden Rice, it is the legacy he makes separate from his father which means more to him.
By Jennifer Alvarez | Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
WHITERIVER – Native Americans have the highest suicide rates in the U.S., and youth are especially affected. Both on reservations and in cities, efforts are underway to build resilience and break the taboo of talking about mental health.
By Kendal Blust | Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019
PUERTO PEÑASCO, Sonora – Fishermen and conservationists say Mexico’s “zero tolerance” efforts on poachers in the Sea of Cortez aren’t enough to protect the vaquita marina, and shrimp fishermen have vowed to ignore a recent ban on using nets.
By Thalia M. España | Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019
GOODYEAR – Rachel Miller is her generation’s Rosie the Riveter, becoming a welder in an industry where there are still few women.
By Kendal Blust | Friday, Aug. 9, 2019
BAVIÁCORA, MEXICO – Mexico’s largest mining company spilled nearly 11 million gallons of copper sulfate acid solution carrying heavy metals into the Bacanuchi and Sonora rivers in 2014. To this day, residents claim life has not been the same since.
By Rodrigo Cervantes | Monday, Aug. 5, 2019
MEXICO CITY – The Mexican Employers Confederation expressed alarm at rising rates of violent crime since President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office in December, and it blames some of the situation on weapons smuggled in from the U.S.
By Amy-Xiaoshi DePaola | Thursday, June 27, 2019
MESA – Phoenix Roller Sports Club practices figure-skating on wheels
By Taniyah Williamson | Monday, June 24, 2019
SCOTTSDALE – The Phoenix Herpetological Society offers training classes on how to handle venomous snakes.
By Miranda Faulkner and Tim Royan | Friday, May 31, 2019
Arizona lawmakers, business officials and experts Friday blasted President Donald Trump's threat to impose a tariff on Mexican goods in hopes of cutting immigration, calling his plan everything from "terribly damaging" to "unhinged."
By Miranda Faulkner and Julian Paras | Thursday, May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON - Buckeye saw its population grow by 8.5% from 2017 to 2018 and Phoenix added 25,288 new residents in the same period, claiming the top spots among U.S. cities for growth that year, the Census Bureau said, as Arizona continued its steady population rise.