Jul 22, 2013 Big Bertha, named for former city mayor Bertha Knight Landes, will dig up to 100 feet a day and build a massive tunnel under the city for a new freeway.
Jul 17, 2013 The city of Phoenix is increasingly enforcing a law that bans sleeping on the streets. A shelter has made room for displaced homeless people in a parking lot.
Jul 11, 2013 The severity of wildfires in the United States is likely to triple by the end of the century, according to a new study out of the University of Alberta.
Jun 27, 2013 The high-profile immigration bill includes new spending for more fencing and enforcement along the Mexican border.
Jun 24, 2013 Collapsed housing markets and sharp cuts in state spending put New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada at bottom of survey of children's welfare.
Jun 12, 2013 The government is suing BMW and discount retailer Dollar General, saying their use of criminal background checks unfairly discriminates against African Americans.
May 27, 2013 Amid the destruction from hurricanes and tornados, some debris -- from trees to building materials and metal -- finds new life.
May 14, 2013 Housing seems to be in recovery mode in places like Phoenix, Arizona. But it may be tough for homebuilders to lure back construction workers.
May 13, 2013 A competition for the construction industry.