Construction is not a man’s world anymore.
Running an errand this week, I watched two Phoenix police officers offer a bottle of water to a homeless man grabbing some shade outside a local grocery store.
The Huns have invaded, breaching the Great Wall of China. Every family is to send a male to fight, but this family has only one elderly man. What is his young daughter to do?
For homeless people, the unrelenting heat of the Arizona summer means a grueling slog to the next shady spot or cooling station. Summer for the state’s homeless often means full shelters, heat exhaustion, blistering sunburns and, too often, death or injury from exposure.
The principal of an Ahwatukee middle school that was the focus of some controversy earlier this year has left her position to take on an apparently still-to-be-decided post in the Kyrene School District.
The South Mountain Freeway is nearly three-quarters complete and is still on target to open this year — though a little later than the Arizona Department of Transportation had originally hoped.
Five-year-old Grant Leonard has enough on his plate with his type 1 diabetes, but this summer he’s also advocating for more research dollars to fight the disease.
Fire experts say with high temperatures, combined with an increasing amount of brush drying up from the wet winter, the fire danger is high — particularly in southern Arizona, where the threat is above-average.
Caregivers can now apply for a state grant of up to $1,000 to make adjustments to their house to help keep a relative with disabilities living there.
In a state where children experience more abuse, divorce, neglect, poverty and violence than anywhere else in the country, more than 150 education professionals flocked to Arizona State University recently to learn about the importance of creating trauma-sensitive schools.
The owner of a site where a controversial QuikTrip gas station would be located along the only way in or out of an Ahwatukee community has withdrawn a request for city review of some site plan changes, leaving it unclear whether the company has abandoned its plan.
On the first week of the month, white Homeland Security buses pull into the parking lot of the Grove Church in Chandler, unloading dozens of migrant families.
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