McDowell Road’s ‘Miracle Mile’ highlights Phoenix area’s international diversity, culture
The clothes on his back and crumbled documents were the only two possessions Ethiopian refugee Anduale Hassan had to his name after stepping off of the plane at Sky Harbor International Airport. A government official stared when he first saw Hassan.
Parking app wins Phoenix’s first ‘App Hack’ competition
ParkX has won Phoenix’s Smart City App Hack competition and will represent the city at the global competition in Barcelona, Spain, in November.
Panel explores economic impact of Arizona childhood trauma
Increased early childhood programs, parenting programs and bringing puppies into schools were just a few of the solutions a panel of Arizona businesspeople suggested to combat the effects of childhood trauma.
More Middle Americans visit Mexico for low-cost medical care
A slew of dental offices and pharmacies line a block of shops selling metal lawn sculptures shaped like donkeys, and handcrafted red and white Mexican dresses popular with American tourists.
Investigation underway after Border Patrol agent fires gun
The U.S. and Mexico are investigating after a Border Patrol agent near Naco, fired a weapon into Mexico. The agent thought someone was pointing a gun at him from the Mexican side of the border, according to a media release from CBP.
FAA got 22 reports in Arizona of drones near other aircraft this year
WASHINGTON - The federal government moved one step closer Monday to requiring registration of drones, unveiling a public-private task force that has a month to develop recommendations for a drone registration process.
Local spay and neuter clinic is offering free services
To reduce the homeless pet population in the Valley, Altered Tails has partnered with Arizona's Spay Neuter Hotline to fix outdoor cats for free.
Experts highlight growing health care sector, Phoenix development as bright spots in state’s economy
When it comes to the state’s economic outlook, the health care industry is a plus. So is development within the city of Phoenix.
Memory of fatal Border Patrol agent shooting haunts Nogales three years later
NOGALES, MEXICO – Dr. Luis Contreras Sanchez was browsing social media when he heard a rapid burst of gunfire just outside his home. It was a night he would not soon forget.
Some Valley pet-store owners not worried about potential PetSmart and Petco merger
SCOTTSDALE – Customers can browse organic food, peruse designer-quality clothing and enjoy the aroma of high-end shampoo wafting around the space at this luxury boutique in Scottsdale.
Protesters rally in Phoenix on anniversary of students’ disappearance
Leaning against a column in front of the nondescript office building that houses the Mexican Consulate in downtown Phoenix, Ruth Gonzales began addressing the small crowd before her.
Arizona protesters demand justice on anniversary for 43 missing Mexican students
Nearly a year after the disappearance of 43 students in Mexico, groups on both sides of the border are protesting for justice and demanding answers from the Mexican government.