MESA – The world’s premier attack helicopter is made only in Mesa, and it’s one of the many reasons Arizona ranks fourth in the nation in employment for aerospace and defense manufacturing.
TOLLESON – This year’s El Niño will be one of the strongest weather cycles of its kind on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. And Arizona saw its first bout of related weather in early January.
Kim Vu could smell the salty sea breeze from the San Diego loft just above a local coffee shop.When she arrived, the Phoenix native was thrilled when she noticed a small gift – a birthday card with a bag of goodies.
Editor's note: Cronkite News is continuing to run special presentations through Jan. 22. These archives will be updated when fresh programs start on Jan. 25. This latest edition of Cronkite News is a special presentation featuring the top stories from our Los Angeles and Phoenix sports bureaus, with a focus on how sustainability has impacted sports.
This edition of Cronkite News is a special presentation featuring the top stories from our Los Angeles and Phoenix sports bureaus, including an in-depth look at football helmets and concussions.
YUMA – Every month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes a report listing metropolitan areas with the highest unemployment rates in the country.
FLAGSTAFF – Sunlight shoots through the window of a Flagstaff studio, casting a spotlight on Gregory Hill – specifically on his hands. They’re burned and worn from carving toy tops.
This special edition of Cronkite News focuses on political coverage from our bureau in Washington, D.C.
An officer retrieves a small black box charging in the police station and mounts it onto his or her uniform before heading out for the day. Once the officer is on the job, the box is recording.
Editor's note: FYI is an ongoing series of feature stories by Cronkite News digital production bureau students that help explain various issues that impact the Valley. TUCSON – Look up at the sky once the sun goes down. How many stars do you see?
As dusk fell, on small house near South Mountain lit up with joy as 20 people gathered around an iPad screen. It’s home to the Tergar Buddhist Meditation Center and the faithful were greeting their spiritual teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, for the first time in four years.
There aren’t many businesses that use your waste to grow food you can eat.