Racing to Rio: Are you ready for the Summer Olympics?
The 2016 Summer Olympics are coming up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Cronkite News wants to hear from Arizonans who are planning on watching or attending in person.
Care urged when hiking during blazing Arizona summer
PHOENIX — It was 9 a.m. and the temperature had already reached 100 degrees.
Flagstaff wildfire prevention cited among ‘best in class’ for nation
WASHINGTON - A Flagstaff program that aims to prevent wildfires by thinning the forest surrounding the city was named a national "best in class" Tuesday in a report on use of natural defenses against catastrophes.
How hikers can avoid a bee attack, and whether to run if it happens
PHOENIX – Recent bee attacks turned a normal summer day into a deadly encounter.
Permit needed: Your guide to enjoying Fossil Creek without trashing it
CAMP VERDE – The crowds and clutter that marred the pristine oasis of Fossil Creek in northern Arizona has apparently decreased under a month-old permit system to protect the area for wildlife, campers and hikers.
Phoenix passes anti-tethering law to protect dogs
PHOENIX — Dog owners will have to treat pets well under a new anti-tethering law in Phoenix pushed by animal-rights advocates.
TSA redeploys 27 officers from Sky Harbor to other airports
WASHINGTON - The Transportation Security Administration has pulled 27 officers from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and reassigned them to airports around the country to help handle peak travel as their summer travel seasons are heating up.
Residents asked to donate water for the homeless as Phoenix weekend heat expected to soar to 118
PHOENIX – Summer heat is deadly for the homeless, spurring public officials and nonprofits to offer water and other help.
Arizona parents and teachers: Are you worried about kids’ online activity?
Children and teens spend a significant chunk of their time on the Internet. What steps, if any, do you take to keep them safe online?
State faces typical wildfire season; West Coast could have harsh year
WASHINGTON - Arizona is expected to have a normal wildfire season this summer after several years in which the state saw relatively little fire activity, state and federal officials said Tuesday.
Hungary built fence to slow the flow of refugees through the country
SZEGED, Hungary - It runs nearly 109 miles and stands 13 feet tall. Its sharp edges touch three countries.
Olympic medalist prepares elite track athletes at Phoenix-based Altis
When a marketing team proposed the name “Altis” to John Godina for the sports-training business he founded, it had a familiar ring to him.