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It's been three years since southeast Valley Eagle Scout Spencer Zimmerman, then 13, took his friend Dayton Hayward, also 13, on the ride of his life. But this inspiring story of selflessness is worth retelling, especially during the holiday season.
When he was a young boy, Mesa Mayor and native Scott Smith remembers what it was like being a child growing up in the fun-filled environment of downtown Mesa. He now looks to the future as he and the city plan for the new urban environment he knows downtown Mesa can eventually become.
Valley Metro will hold a collection drive at Tempe Marketplace on Sunday to support teens who need basic supplies.
Trains and holiday traditions go together for several in the East Valley and across the Phoenix metro area.
It’s the heart of a budding ecosystem of innovation, air travel, higher education and well-paying jobs.
The gravy train is back on the tracks, the economic engine a runnin,’ and the demise of our Sonoran desert being outdone by the good weather in the “Valley on the run,” Phoenix metro.
A series of blood drives at locations in Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler and Tempe are scheduled beginning Nov. 1, with a particular need to collect O-negative blood.
Every year from the end of World War II through the 1990s, the typical American drove more miles each year than the year before. But for the first time in two generations there has been a significant shift in how many miles we are driving each year.
Phoenix transit officials say light rail trains are moving again after a power outage affected the entire line Thursday.
Ever wish you could peek in on some of the Valley’s wealthiest, walled-in enclaves? Or maybe you want to get far away from it all, out where the rock spire Weaver’s Needle only remotely resembles a tall city building.
From escaping abusive parents to not knowing when their next meal will be, many children are in need of support. The Phoenix-based Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development has combined resources with Valley Metro, providing support 24 hours a day for children 17 and younger through the national outreach program called “Safe Place.”
Although it is still September, Halloween enthusiasts are already gearing up for this year’s festivities. Thankfully there is the second annual Keen Halloween Sept. 28 and 29 at Metro Center Mall in Phoenix.
More than a dozen school bus routes in Tempe were delayed on Tuesday morning after buses were broken into overnight.
Three male high school students were hospitalized Tuesday morning after taking cold medicine while at school.
It's a hot day in the Valley of the Sun.
HUDSON, N.Y. — The mountain-flanked valley that inspired Hudson River School painters in the 19th century has great views and plenty to do.
Fry’s Food Store President Jon C. Flora has died at age 58. A company spokeswoman told ABC15 his death was "unexpected."
A Blowing Dust Advisory is in effect for the entire Phoenix metro until 9 pm. Parts of the west Valley are under this advisory until 10 pm. Watch for areas of blowing dust that could reduce visibility to as low as one mile.
If you’ve been considering making the jump from renter to homeowner, here’s some news that could help make up your mind. According to online real estate company Trulia, buying remains cheaper than renting in most communities across the country as long as mortgage rates stay below 10.5 percent. Even with the recent increase in the 30-year fixed rate to 3.9 percent, it’s still 41 percent cheaper to buy a new home than rent one, nationally.
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has issued an ozone health watch for Friday.
Tens of thousands of people who rely on buses to get around Phoenix's eastern suburbs will have rides again Monday after drivers reached a tentative agreement with a national bus company to end a four-day strike.
Bus drivers in the suburbs east of Phoenix tentatively reached an agreement Sunday with a national bus company to end a four-day strike by the drivers.
I am a retired Valley Metro bus driver from the East Valley asking for your support for some of the finest and most dedicated Arizona workers that this state has.
Negotiators for striking transit bus drivers in eastern Phoenix suburbs and the national bus company they work for were negotiating Friday as a work stoppage affecting tens of thousands of riders entered its second day.
Tens of thousands of bus riders in Phoenix's sprawling eastern suburbs were left without rides to work Thursday after drivers went on strike in a dispute with the company that just took over operations for the area's regional transit system.