Experts: It’s not too late to vaccinate for possibly strong flu strain
WASHINGTON - Get ready to roll up your sleeves. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending against nasal-spray vaccines for the upcoming flu season, in which it expects to see a variant of 2009's H1N1 virus.
Diamondbacks’ Ziegler gives back to military families through Pastime for Patriots
PHOENIX — When Diamondbacks closer Brad Ziegler was a member of the Oakland Athletics’ bullpen in 2009, the team had a program where players could purchase tickets to donate to nonprofit organizations of their choice.
Thousands gather for Phoenix officer David Glasser’s memorial service
PHOENIX — David Glasser was passionate, professional, and always hard working. “A great street cop.”
Court: Navajo due a hearing on demand that feds return remains, relics
WASHINGTON - A divided federal appeals court Wednesday reinstated a Navajo Nation lawsuit seeking to force the National Park Service to return more than 300 remains and relics that are "among the most sacred" of the tribe's property.
Cactus League Stadium Guide
The temperatures are back in the 80s in the Valley of the Sun and with them, 15 major league teams have returned for spring training. Each of the 10 ballparks where they practice and play offer something special for fans who attend, from the delectable garlic fries imported from San Francisco to the opportunity to shag fly balls during batting practice. Cronkite News went from ballpark to ballpark and gathered a list of the must-sees and must-dos while in and around these Cactus League venues.
White House adds $1.1 billion in 2017 budget for opioid, heroin abuse
WASHINGTON - The White House said Tuesday that it will include an additional $1.1 billion in its fiscal 2017 budget request to help states battle prescription opioid abuse and heroin use.
Former inmate’s new purpose: Get Arizona’s ex-cons to move on and find jobs
He stands in the middle of the conference room, looking out at his disciples in a building not far from the hum of Sky Harbor airport. They stare back, entranced by his presence.
Holiday donation guide: make sure your gifts and donations find the right place
With the holidays here, many folks wish to spread the season’s cheer by donating to local charities and donation bins.
Phoenix Sky Harbor adds nursing rooms in each terminal
Traveling mothers can sit back and relax because nursing their babies just became a little less stressful at Sky Harbor Airport.
Conservation conversation gets heated at hearing to renew park fund
WASHINGTON - Both sides agree that the Land and Water Conservation Fund should be restored, but they could not agree Wednesday on what the new fund should look like or how to spend the $900 million it receives in a typical year.
More hopefuls enter crowded GOP field for open 1st District in Congress
WASHINGTON - The Republican primary field in the race for Arizona's 1st Congressional District got more crowded Monday, setting the stage for a competitive GOP primary reminiscent of the bruising 2012 campaign for the same seat.
Local youth soccer club hoping heart rate monitors improve performance, efficiency
While coaching the women’s soccer team at St. Mary’s College of California, head coach Kai Edwards noticed something about his star player, Caroline Kruez. She was always out ahead of everybody. She would touch the sideline first in sprints, get to the ball before any opponent in a game and she never asked for a substitution.