From table scraps to whole crates of produce, food waste is a growing problem. And with plenty of hungry mouths to feed both nationally and in the Valley, innovative efforts are working to get food into bellies and kept out of landfills.
Colorado officials say they didn't endorse an Environmental Protection Agency cleanup operation that caused a massive spill of toxic wastewater from an inactive mine, disputing a key claim by federal agencies that state experts signed off on the plan.
Gov. Doug Ducey has ordered the Arizona Department of Public Safety to create a border strike force comprised of state troopers who will help law enforcement agencies along the Mexican border respond to crimes.
The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed more than 20 aircraft at airports across the country have been hit by lasers since Wednesday. And last night, at least two Phoenix-bound flights were targeted.
Tens of thousands of NASCAR fans are gathering in the Southwest Valley for a weekend of races at Phoenix International Raceway, and NASCAR draws so many people that Safeway built a pop-up grocery store among the seemingly endless rows of campers and RVs.