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While attending Prescott Valley High School in 2009, Mirannda Hays was in search of a topic for a research paper on developmental disabilities. The week of the assignment, Hays’ 6-year-old cousin was diagnosed with autism and her research topic suddenly became clear.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — Everybody gathers around Joe, the guy who seems to have all the answers. Only he doesn't.
ACAPULCO, Mexico — The death toll in massive flooding in southern and central Mexico rose to 57 on Wednesday as desperation mounted in the cut-off resort of Acapulco, where residents looted a store and thousands of exhausted, despondent tourists waited to be ferried out by air.
The Sonoran Sunset Series has been in hiding for the summer months but is finally coming back for the fall.
Chaparral running back Emerson Carrethers is expected to miss his senior season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in a scrimmage last week, coach Dave Huffine said.
The East Valley Institute of Technology has purchased the former Fazoli’s restaurant property in west Mesa to convert into a restaurant that will be refurbished and eventually operated by EVIT students.
We're starting out with light showers across Pima, Pinal and Maricopa counties.
After years of planning by both the college and the location’s developer, Grand Canyon University President Brian Mueller announced the Christian university will build its new campus in one of Mesa’s newest, fastest growing areas.
Police have released new video in the search for missing Tempe teen Adrienne Salinas.
They left their two young children with relatives and set off to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary at one of the most beautiful hiking destinations in the Southwest.
Winter turns the Valley of the Sun into a destination, luring visitors from colder climates around the world to the warmth of the desert.
SALINAS, Calif. — On a windy morning in California's Salinas Valley, a tractor pulled a wheeled, metal contraption over rows of budding iceberg lettuce plants. Engineers from Silicon Valley tinkered with the software on a laptop to ensure the machine was eliminating the right leafy buds.
SALT LAKE CITY — A lottery system for hikers makes it difficult for many to win a permit to visit a rock formation called The Wave — and that may have colored the judgment of a couple who set out in brutal heat and were found dead along the trail.
SAN FRANCISCO — Wineries are coming out loud and proud in their support of gay marriage. They're putting it right on the label.
As the economy continues to recover, competition is intense in virtually every industry. The auto insurance providers slug it out for market share. The cell phone service carriers fight tooth and nail for subscribers. Even universities battle it out to attract students, not to mention benefactors and research dollars.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton wants businesses in Silicon Valley to relocate to Arizona.
Wayne Pomeroy prides himself on saying he’s always had a job.
Now that the Chicago Cubs have secured a spring-training home in Mesa well into the future, the East Valley will soon welcome to the area the first of possibly many in a long line of Windy City favorites: Portillo’s Hot Dogs.
Once, the barren mesas and shrub-covered canyons that extend east of the Pacific Ocean held the most popular routes for illegal immigrants heading into the U.S. Dozens at a time sprinted to waiting cars or a trolley stop in San Diego, passing border agents who were too busy herding others to give pause.
Arizona authorities say they've been alerted about the manhunt for a disgruntled former Los Angeles police officer wanted in a deadly shooting rampage.
A body found early Thursday among bushes in the parking lot of the Bass Pro Shops at Mesa Riverview has been positively identified as the man who killed a company CEO and critically wounded a lawyer a day earlier, police said.
Get ready to rock with Mesa’s hometown superstars, Authority Zero, at the second Mesa Rocks Block Party on March 9. The Downtown Mesa Association’s music festival showcases the Downtown Mesa community and the square mile’s vast amenities, arts and culture, shops, restaurants, and galleries. There will be something for everyone at this festival, including a hefty beer garden filled with craft and domestic beers, a giant kid’s zone full of inflatables, games, food and retail vendors; a Jimmy John’s sandwich eating competition, bags competition and more.
One of three Americans killed in a raid by Al Qaida in Algeria called the Valley home for many years.
New Gilbert residents are encouraged to gather information about their new community at the New Resident Social on Jan. 19.
Interstate 10 is open to traffic in both directions Wednesday afternoon after the westbound lanes were closed for a time earlier in the day due to a rollover at the Salt River Bridge, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.