By Alex Simon | Jan. 1, 2019
SCOTTSDALE – Baseball has become increasingly bilingual in the last half century, with more than a quarter of major league players coming from Latin American countries. No person is more emblematic of the uniqueness of this setting and this sport than the D-Backs’ Takahashi.
By Holliday Moore | Dec. 19, 2018
PHOENIX – Three years after an accidental spill from a Colorado gold mine, scientists are getting the chance to thoroughly analyze its impact on Lake Powell. They’re looking for traces of toxic metals in wastewater accidentally released by the Colorado Gold King Mine in 2015.
By Erica Morris | Oct. 25, 2018
Republican candidate Lea Marquez Peterson, who is running for the U.S. House of Representatives in District 2, labels herself as an independent voice who would appeal to a split district in southern Arizona. She is running for a seat in the House vacated by Martha McSally.
By Erica Block | Oct. 25, 2018
Three unsuccessful congressional bids did not deter Lt. Col. Wendy Rogers, who hopes to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran in Arizona’s District 1.
By Samantha Lomibao | Sept. 26, 2018
PHOENIX – Kris Mills, the owner of a food truck, teaches people with Down syndrome how to cook to improve their chances of getting jobs.
By Eric Jakows | May 2, 2018
The Phoenix metro area is a hotspot for testing self-driving vehicles, with companies like Uber and Waymo taking advantage of limited regulations in Arizona.
By Alyssa Williams | Nov. 23, 2017
PHOENIX - Lauren Booth, merchandiser for Bunky Boutique, sits at the little wooden register in the corner of the downtown Phoenix store, stamping cards in preparation for the busy weekend to come.
By Paola Garcia | Nov. 9, 2017
PHOENIX – P.E. teacher Josh Meibos held back tears as he was named the Arizona Teacher of the Year, seven years after he leaped from a job as a retail store manager to a career in education.
By Emma Lockhart | June 12, 2017
WASHINGTON - Erica Keppler traveled from Phoenix to Washington so she could have her voice heard - the voice of a transgender woman.
By Kanak Jha | May 31, 2017
LITCHFIELD PARK – When you think roses, you might think California. But last year, Arizona exported about 75 percent of the rosebushes in the U.S., local rose grower Tyler Francis said.
By Adriana Becerra | May 18, 2017
PHOENIX – Each day, workers at Abby Lee Farms walk down the aisles – sometimes on stilts – to inspect, prune and hand pick tomatoes on the 3-acre, indoor facility in Phoenix.
By Erica Apodaca | April 24, 2017
TUCSON – For the past several months, Morgan Smith has hunched over the framework for a small go-cart in a classroom littered with metal shavings at his Tucson high school.