PHOENIX – Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was in Phoenix Friday for the signing of a federal transit grant, which will provide $158 million toward the second phase of the Valley Metro Northwest Extension project.
PHOENIX – Phoenix has created a first-of-its-kind office to respond to rising temperatures from climate change. Heat is a greater weather hazard than floods or storms, and the new office aims to improve livability in the desert city.
PHOENIX – Contact sports are in the blood of one Chandler family. The parents prefer roller derby while their sons have embraced football.
TOMBSTONE – During the COVID-19 pandemic, ghost tours fulfilled a rising demand for outdoor activities where social distancing was possible.
In one west Phoenix neighborhood, Latina moms came together to combat the issue of unhealthy air by targeting school buses.
Before NBA named female play-by-play announcers, Ann Meyers Drysdale, Cindy Brunson were blazing trails
PHOENIX — Lisa Byington and Kate Scott made history when they were named the play-by-play voices for the Bucks and 76ers, respectively. But several women in the Valley, including Ann Meyers Drysdale and Cindy Brunson, helped blaze trails.
PHOENIX – Since its rollout in July, the expanded Child Tax Credit program has received praise from government officials and advocates who call it a solution to “combating economic hardship and poverty in Arizona.”
WASHINGTON - Mesa Mayor John Giles joined state and local leaders from around the country to kick off a federal initiative to boost affordable housing and get 100,000 homeless households in permanent shelters, as the problem of homelessness has grown during the pandemic.
An enormous influx of federal dollars helped stem the rising tide of hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic, but what happens when those benefits end?
PHOENIX - When Jagger Eaton was 4, his dad built a skatepark in Mesa called Kids that Rip. Now, Eaton is competing for Olympic gold at the 2020 Tokyo games.
WASHINGTON - Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego joined other mayors and governors at the White House Wednesday to push for the administration's $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan, a measure she has said is needed to reverse decades of "massive underinvestment."
PHOENIX – Pregnancy-related deaths have been rising in the U.S., especially among Black and Indigenous women. In Arizona, a new effort aims to address that by providing hospitals with standards of care to help spot complications before it’s too late.