PHOENIX – The Woodbury and Mountain fires burning in the Tonto National Forest aren’t a threat to people, but both indicate what could be a trend over the next few months: as vegetation grows from the wet winter and dry out, Arizona is a tinderbox.
CHANDLER – When they learned Leighton Accardo was battling cancer, teammates on her all-girls baseball team rallied around her.
PEORIA – The data revolution has trickled down to youth baseball, thanks to technologies like GameChanger and a popularizing of the analytics movement.
PHOENIX – As Henry Cejudo prepares for his fight against Marlon Moraes for the vacant bantamweight championship at UFC 238, he thinks back to his roots in Maryvale.
EL PASO – Organizers and volunteers at shelters across El Paso struggle to keep pace with the release of migrants into the community, while migrants who faced cold and uncomfortable conditions at detention centers set out on their journeys as they await court hearings.
TEMPE – The hype that used to accompany national signing day is no long present. The NCAA's decision to add an early signing period has changed the dynamic.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Arizona approved a drought contingency plan ahead of a federal deadline Thursday, but the state and California still have work to do before the deal can be implemented. California is taking water from Lake Mead in case the plan fails.
PHOENIX – People with disabilities are finding allies and new ways to get outdoors. One of those allies is Ability360 of Arizona, which works to give people with different abilities the chance to live independently.
PHOENIX – More than 14 million people are expected to have Alzheimer’s by 2050, but the brain disease affects people of all ages as caregivers grapple with the social and financial costs of a devastating diagnosis.
PHOENIX – As Phoenix’s unsheltered homeless population continues to grow, a new collaborative street medicine program connects those in need to existing health care services.
PHOENIX – Federal research funds that could lead to the prevention, cure or treatment of Alzheimer’s disease has reached $1.9 billion annually but still lags far behind research money for cancer and HIV/AIDS, experts said.
PHOENIX – Despite record-setting numbers in the November midterm election, turnout will likely remain a problem in Arizona, policy experts said Monday. But they expect a trend towards split-ticket voting, where people choose by candidate rather than party, to continue.