The eight-day bus strike that left thousands of passengers stranded raised questions about whether low income families can depend on the nation’s sixth largest city for their transportation, according to critics.
In January 2013, the city of Phoenix shut down one of its busiest hiking spots because it was too popular.
Fernando Gil wanted to maximize the impact of the money he was sending home to relatives in San Antonio de las Minas so he decided to take advantage of Mexico’s “Tres por Uno” program.
Children not that far removed from learning to walk are bouncing and shooting basketballs through Hula Hoops instead of a rim at Beginners Edge Sports Training.
Hidden behind the government district in downtown Phoenix sits a cluster of homeless shelters, food banks and clinics.
A shortage of homes on the market and multiple-offer situations have fueled buyers to create strategies to get ahead of the competition. One game plan ¬– the "Seahawks Strategy" – has worked for some Seattle homebuyers, and experts say the method could catch on in Arizona.
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?
WASHINGTON - Arizona's congressional delegation may not be as polarized in its votes as headlines would make it appear.
There aren’t many businesses that use your waste to grow food you can eat.
Many families will wake up to the smell of a turkey already roasting in the oven, potatoes boiling for mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and apple pies in the oven with a stove full of pots cooking the traditional trimmings of a Thanksgiving meal, all thanks to help from some Valley schools and local charities.
At first, sixth grader Betsy Corral thought the new treadmill at Harmon Library was just for adults. She was ecstatic when she found out it wasn’t.
One Brophy College Preparatory student is being recognized for excellence in journalism. Reece Krantz realizes creating a newspaper is a team effort.