Chris Cross

Diamondbacks' Chris Young bites on his cross before batting against the Twins during interleague play at Chase Field.

Night Run

Star trails paint the sky over Perry Edinger in a 20-minute time exposure on his climb towards Panamint Pass during the Badwater Ultramarathon 135-mile race July 14, 2009.

David Arquette Fight

Actor David Arquette winds up on the bottom of a skirmish between a security guard and a fan at Staples Center. Arquette was coming to the aid of the security guard and was not hurt in the incident after game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals playoff basketball game between the Lakers and Suns.


U.S. Border Guard members keep watch for drug smugglers and illegal border crossers during a midnight patrol in the Sonoran Desert National Monument . The civilian militia group conduct regular patrols in the desert south of Stanfield, Arizona. Similar armed civilian groups have been conducting patrols along the border to provide support to the U.S. Border Patrol and to call attention to illegal immigration and drug smuggling activity. Critics, however, see them as vigilantes.

All-Star Fall

Fans grab Keith Carmickle, 38 from Kingman, after he fell over the centerfield rail while reaching for a ball during the All-Star Home Run Derby competition at Chase Field July 11, 2011.

Human Smuggling

A kidnapping and extortion victim looks through a window at the IIMPACT facilities in Phoenix.

Brush Fire

Lightning strikes over a brush fire on the Gila Indian Reservation.

Jason Schecterle

Phoenix police officer Jason Schechterle received 3rd and 4th degree burns on his head and face after an auto accident.

Air Force One Preparations

A Secret Service agent inspects the stairs before the arrival of President Barack Obama at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.

Solar Eclipse

Hikers watch a solar eclipse from Papago Park in Phoenix May 20, 2012. The moon's silhouette blocked out about 83% of the sun's surface area in the Phoenix area.

Horse and Haboob

A haboob blows in over a horse on the Salt River Indian Reservation near Phoenix, Ariz. July 21, 2012. The wall of dust is a result of air pushed forward by the front of a thunderstorm cell, dragging dust and debris with it, as it travels across the terrain.


Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Henry Blanco has the ball knocked away by Oakland A's Brandon Inge while scoring during the fourth inning suring their MLB baseball game at Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz. June 10, 2012.


Phoenix Suns dancer cheer along with and nuns seated behind them during preseason NBA action against the Sacramento Kings at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix October 22, 2012.

Butterfly Disease

Lizzy Hendrickson hangs on a fence while playing during recess at Prince of Peace Preschool in Phoenix, Ariz. October 30, 2012. The three-year-old suffers from Epidermolysis Bullosa, aka Butterfly Disease, a rare genetic skin disease that causes the skin to be so fragile that the slightest friction can cause severe blistering—inside and outside the body. There is no cure. Severe forms of EB cause patients to live with constant pain and scarring.


Country music star Brad Paisley performs during his Virtual Reality World Tour at the Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion in Phoenix October 17, 2012. Paisley walked off stage and into the crowd for part of his opening song.