By Jennifer Alvarez | Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019
WHITERIVER – Native Americans have the highest suicide rates in the U.S., and youth are especially affected. Both on reservations and in cities, efforts are underway to build resilience and break the taboo of talking about mental health.
By Alexis Alabado | Monday, Sept. 2, 2019
PHOENIX - Some dads play catch with their sons. Noe "Such Styles" Baez painted graffiti with his son Champ, paving the way for what may be the only father-son graffiti team in the increasingly popular world of graffiti art.
By Angelica Cabral | Friday, May 10, 2019
Talented Venezuelan migrants in Peru share their stories about trying to earn a living through art.
By Carissa Wigginton | Thursday, May 9, 2019
CASA GRANDE – Paco Ollerton, a third-generation cotton farmer, is carefully looking at growing industrial hemp – a crop that has attracted many with its environmentally friendly claims – this summer, as it will be legal to grow in the state May 31.
By Micah Alise Bledsoe | Thursday, May 9, 2019
WASHINGTON – Students heading to Washington for Capitol Hill internships this summer will see something that many haven't seen there in decades - a little pay for their long hours and hard work. Congress this year set aside money to pay interns, and most Arizona lawmakers said they plan to do so.
By Imani Stephens | Thursday, April 18, 2019
PHOENIX - Arizona lawmakers looked at the same 448-page Mueller report and saw two different things, with two very different reactions, depending on which side of the aisle they are on. If there was a common thread, it was that nobody's mind appeared to be changed by the report.
By Veronica Graff | Tuesday, April 16, 2019
PHOENIX – The Arizona Legislature is considering a bill that would require online retailers who do not have a physical facility in the state to pay sales taxes on goods purchased by Arizonans. However, the state’s 93 city tax codes complicate the issue.
By Julio Lugo | Thursday, April 4, 2019
PHOENIX – A cancer screening program for Valley police and firefighters has detected several cases of cancer, but all were caught early enough to successfully treat.
By Imani Stephens | Friday, March 8, 2019
MESA - Kylie Hunts-in-Winter, 16, teaches self-defense classes, part of a community effort to lower the risk of missing and murdered indigenous women.
By Julio Lugo | Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019
PHOENIX – Caregivers and nonprofit leaders support SB 1357, which would create a coalition to study and recommend mandatory Alzheimer’s training for health care professionals and first responders.
By Carissa Wigginton | Friday, Feb. 15, 2019
FLAGSTAFF – Sterling Springs Hatchery near Flagstaff is undergoing a $3.3 million renovation to repair old infrastructure, as well as add technology that will allow the facility to operate with less water, all in an effort to grow fish in the desert.
By Austen Bundy | Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
PHOENIX – Phoenix mayoral candidates Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela debated how to approach issues like the Suns’ arena renovations, light rail expansion and homelessness at the Burton Barr Library.