For the seventh straight year, Maricopa County Superior Court aims to be the largest National Adoption Day in the United States.This year, 334 children are expected to be adopted by their forever families. The 334 children scheduled to have their adoption decrees finalized, pushes Maricopa County National Adoption Day over the 3,000 total adoption milestone.The event helps raise public awareness about the plight of children without families. Some of the children, who range in age from newborns to teenagers, are victims of abandonment, neglect and abuse.This year marks the 15th anniversary of National Adoption Day in Maricopa County.National Adoption Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families.
The IRONMAN Arizona race in Tempe on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.
The 28th Annual Red Mountain Eagle Pow-Wow in Scottsdale on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014.
The Arizona State Fair on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.
The East Valley Tribune's Varsity Xtra High School football Division I state championship preview with Mark Heller.
The East Valley Tribune's Varsity Xtra High School Football Div. II state championship preview with Mark Heller.
The East Valley Tribune's Varsity Xtra with a high school football Div. III state championship preview with Mark Heller.
The East Valley Tribune's Varsity Xtra's Mark Heller breaks down the semifinal matchup of Desert Ridge and Mountain Pointe being played at McClintock High School.
The semifinal playoff game between Seton Catholic and Snowflake HS at Paradise Valley High School in Phoenix on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. [Greg Herriman / Special to Tribune]
The Division I semi-final playoff football game between Hamilton High School and Brophy College Prep at Chandler High School on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. [Greg Herriman / Special to Tribune]
PHOENIX (AP) — Spa treatments don't stop with people. You won't see any aromatherapy candles around, but animals get massages, too, and it's become a regular service that many pet owners value as more than just glorified petting.
A lot of us are going to be doing a lot of holiday shopping in the next month. That’s why it’s even more important to keep a close eye on your receipts, and make sure the scanner is accurate.
The Chandler football program is doing things on the football field it has never accomplished since the AIA started running the playoff format in 1959.
My son is 17, so these days, he’s not likely to tag along with me as I go Christmas shopping at the mall.
The Highland High School Orchestra has added a new component to its program for special needs students.
It’s Black Friday shopping season, and here we go again! Retailers are playing their games so they can get your dollars. As it was last year, Black Friday is not just one day, it is a season and it started in early November this year. There will be plenty more deals to come, but how do you know if a deal is a deal?
PHOENIX -- State officials have agreed not to pursue anyone from book sellers to Internet posters under a new "revenge porn'' law, at least not for the time being.