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5 iconic Phoenix holiday events

From a massive ice-skating rink in downtown Phoenix to luminarias at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix offers plenty to get you in the holiday spirit.


Published on 23 November 2017 | 1:00 pm

Building a different kind of wall on the border to revive a dying land

Conservationists and ranchers restored habitat along the U.S.-Mexico border using porous rock structures but fear a solid border wall could undo work.


Published on 23 November 2017 | 1:00 pm

Auto show zooms into Phoenix with latest tech twists

The Arizona International Auto Show is coming to Phoenix for people to enjoy new models and luxury cars.


Published on 23 November 2017 | 5:16 am

'The State of Aging': Latinos keep aging relatives out of nursing homes

Despite having a longer life expectancy than Whites and African-Americans, Latinos made up just 5 percent of the national nursing home population in 2014.


Published on 23 November 2017 | 5:00 am

Phoenix auto show 2017


Published on 23 November 2017 | 4:53 am

Opening delayed for Pangaea Land of the Dinosaurs near Scottsdale

Dec. 12 is the new grand-opening date. Ticket holders can reschedule.


Published on 23 November 2017 | 4:25 am

Arizona Lottery game glitch produces duplicated results again

An Arizona Lottery machine produced the same three numbers three times in seven days. The problem is similar to one that arose with games a month ago.


Published on 23 November 2017 | 3:36 am

Thanksgiving traffic: Airport urges use of Sky Train to avoid backups

Phoenix-area weekend travel news and tips, with live updates.


Published on 23 November 2017 | 3:12 am

Left or right? Sen. John McCain's boot raises questions on Twitter

Photo appears to show the boot on a different foot than before.


Published on 23 November 2017 | 2:41 am

Sheriff: Orange is the new black — and white — at county jails

Switch from stripes is expected to save Maricopa County more than $20,000 annually, Sheriff Paul Penzone says.


Published on 23 November 2017 | 1:06 am

Arizona coach David Solano: Live without limitations, never give up


Published on 23 November 2017 | 12:31 am

ADOT reminds Thanksgiving travelers to drive sober with 'Dilly! Dilly!' freeway sign

The Arizona Department of Transportation is reminding holiday travelers to drive sober this Thanksgiving with a 'Dilly! Dilly!' freeway sign.


Published on 23 November 2017 | 12:26 am

Tunnel trouble: Chandler rescuers work 4 hours to free dog stuck in tortoise-dug burrow

The dog was unharmed and may have chased a cat into the underground tunnel dug by a tortoise.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 11:59 pm

AAA Arizona offering 'Tipsy Tow' program Wednesday night through Thanksgiving morning

Automotive services and ride shares are encouraging safety on the roads to avoid drinking and driving.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 11:06 pm

Season for Sharing: #GivingTuesday


Published on 22 November 2017 | 11:04 pm

Mall patrols continue amid uncertain future for Maricopa County sheriff's posse programs

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office posse members will continue an annual tradition as the eyes and ears of Phoenix-area shopping centers.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 10:57 pm

So many want to adopt this husky pup, county says you'll need to apply

The Arizona Animal Rescue Mission and Phoenix Dog/Cat/Bird Hospital are taking applications until Dec. 1 from people who want to adopt BB Bear.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 10:42 pm

2 convicted of defrauding 74-year-old woman out of thousands

Two people were convicted in Cochise County of defrauding a 74-year-old woman, according to a news release from the Arizona Attorney General's Office.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 10:29 pm

Mom gives birth in SUV, drives to ER, all while tot watches 'Angry Birds' in back seat

Shannon Geise thought she was ready for the birth of her fifth baby. And she was. But the baby had other plans.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 10:25 pm

Donations help St. Mary's Food Bank meet 7,000 turkey goal

St. Mary's Food Bank was short nearly 1,500 turkeys going into the second day of their three day drive and managed to meet their goal later that day.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 8:12 pm

Balancing security and conservation on the U.S.-Mexico border


Published on 22 November 2017 | 7:54 pm

Rollover crash leaves 2 with life-threatening injuries in Scottsdale

A total of six people were hurt in the rollover on Pima Road south of Carefree.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 7:35 pm

$500 reward offered for return of Prescott Valley police chief's missing gun

Police Chief Bryan Jarrell left his gun in a library restroom Nov. 9.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 7:09 pm

Youth leader who changed lives dies after battle with same type of cancer as McCain

Tamela Franks made sure disconnected teens in Phoenix had the opportunity to go to school or work. Now she's gone. Others are carrying on her legacy.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 7:02 pm

Missing family found safe after night in desert north of Cave Creek

A family of five was stranded in the Seven Springs area overnight. They spent the night in their car and were found the next day unharmed.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 6:40 pm

Woman fatally shoots man who tried to force his way into her home

Police say the man grabbed her as she entered her home and repeatedly tried to get inside to rob her.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 6:29 pm

Mesa mayor faces harsh backlash for hot-mic comments about President Donald Trump

Mesa Mayor John Giles has drawn scorn from nearly every corner of the internet after appearing to call President Donald Trump an "idiot."


Published on 22 November 2017 | 5:54 pm

Conservation efforts at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument


Published on 22 November 2017 | 3:43 pm

5 reasons to donate to Season for Sharing

Give to Season for Sharing to help our Arizona neighbors in need.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 1:40 pm

Restaurant inspections: 4 Phoenix-area eateries on this week's list

Get details on restaurants cited by Maricopa County inspectors for four or more priority violations the week of Nov. 6.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 1:00 pm

68 Mesa Public Schools retirees face pension cuts after accounting error

A Mesa Public Schools accounting error led to pension-benefit overpayments for 68 retirees, who now face reduced pensions.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 1:00 pm

Survey: One in four Arizona teens misuses prescribed opioids

One in four Arizona teens has used prescribed pain medications improperly, with codeine and OxyContin the most commonly prescribed, a survey found.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 12:00 pm

Ocelots try to survive in a world that barely knows they exist

The rare cats are among the rarest mammals in the Southwest, living a life of mystery in the borderland shadows as their habitat disappears.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 5:56 am

Lawyers join battle over 'Arcadia Christmas House'

Lawyers from the Goldwater Institute and Rose Law Group are representing a Phoenix man on his quest to recreate one of the region's holiday mainstays.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 4:24 am

ASU may revoke Cronkite Award from Charlie Rose in wake of sexual-harassment allegations

ASU Cronkite officials are considering whether to rescind the award, the recipient list of which is like a Who's Who of the journalism world.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 2:42 am

Thanksgiving Day weather flirts with the 90s, may break records

Phoenix could set records on Thanksgiving if we hit 88 degrees. If temperatures reach 90 degrees, it will be the latest 90 degree day.


Published on 22 November 2017 | 2:08 am

Arizona's Wildlife World Zoo welcomes three endangered white rhinos

Three young Rhinos, named Imani, Zuri and Mashaka, arrived from South Africa last week.


Published on 21 November 2017 | 11:14 pm

ACLU of Arizona sues Phoenix police for use-of-force records from Trump rally in August

The civil-rights organization said Phoenix police have violated public records laws by failing to release records in a timely manner.


Published on 21 November 2017 | 10:53 pm

ADOT installs more than 2 dozen signs on I-17 to catch eye of wrong-way drivers

The 26 signs were installed facing against traffic across a stretch of Interstate 17.


Published on 21 November 2017 | 9:41 pm

Mesa Public Schools may tie Arizona test scores to 'grade enhancement'

Mesa Public Schools students in junior high and high school could soon boost their grades by performing well on AzMERIT and AIMS standardized tests.


Published on 21 November 2017 | 7:12 pm

A border wall could drive the jaguar extinct in America

The jaguar doesn't need an American habitat to survive. But what would the border landscape lose if its biggest cat went extinct in the United States?


Published on 21 November 2017 | 1:08 pm

Spinal conditions in children and adults

The most common reasons for back surgery


Published on 6 November 2017 | 3:45 pm

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