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Arizona’s Better Business Bureau introduces Scam Tracker to help prevent fraud

SONOITA – Scammers are out there, ready to offer you a deal too good to be true, award lottery winnings for a contest you never signed up for, or even demand payment for a debt you didn't realize you had.

The Better Business Bureau says its latest tool, the Scam Tracker, helps people spot scams across the state. (Photo by Jacqueline Padilla/Cronkite News)

Scottsdale tutoring company joins growing online industry

SCOTTSDALE — From biology to bowling, officials with Scottsdale-based tutoring company AvidBrain said they offer lessons for a variety of subjects.

Students studying

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.


Local Phoenix tech company looks to make paying at the meter easier

With more people using credit cards, cash-only lots in Downtown Phoenix are paying the price. A mobile application called ParkX puts the parking meter in the palm of your hand.


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.


Organizers expect large turnout at Tempe’s ‘Healing Field’ to honor 9/11 victims

TEMPE – Rows of red, white and blue fill Tempe Beach Park to honor those who lost their lives Sept. 11, 2001.

Healing field photo

Phoenix man’s nightmare inspires Bloodhound, an app to locate missing people

William Scot Grey spent about 36 hours in panic nearly a year ago. His father, Ray, had not returned home from walking his dog. Minutes turned into hours, which turned into more than a day.