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Local shelter strives to increase pit bull adoptions

Pit bulls are not always the most popular pet, but animal shelters are lending a helping paw to find these dogs a home.

pit bull photo

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.


D-backs appeal to college crowd

Grand Canyon University senior Oliver Campo enjoys going to Major League Baseball games and wanted to share that experience with his foreign classmates so he went along with them to one of the Diamondbacks’ College Nights, a series of promotional games throughout the season.

Jessica Dennis and Geriece Jenkins enjoy the September 11 Diamondbacks game. They attending the game because it was a college game night. (Photo by Kevin Jimenez/Cronkite News)

Arizona municipalities offering free audits to conserve water

GILBERT – Jeff Lee's first stop at this home is the box holding the water meter. He furrows his brow upon finding the meter submerged.

A water conservation specialist examines a water meter.

Trump, Minions, Elsa among popular figures boosting piñata business

In a small, comfortable home near downtown Phoenix, colorful characters take shape.


At one border crossing, Mexico requiring U.S. citizens to show passports

SAN YSIDRO, California – At the Puerta Este border crossing, U.S. citizens and other foreigners walking into Mexico must now show their passports.

San Ysidro Border

Arizona wine industry matures, experts foresee potential gains

CORNVILLE – The back roads near Cornville look like many others in Yavapai County, until you turn a corner and find rolling hills filled with vines, tasting rooms and homes that are more Tuscan than Southwestern.

Javelina Leap Winery