Monica Garcia, 12 News

Monica Garcia

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Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Past articles by Monica:

Scottsdale's McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park named best park in the country

The park beat out more than 30 other publicly owned spaces from across the U.S. to win the #ELGLKnope Best Park & Open Space competition. → Read More

The process of restoring Tempe's historic Hayden House starts with demolition

Before it was the popular Monti’s La Casa Vieja steakhouse, it was the Hayden House built by the founder of Tempe Charles Trumbull Hayden in the late 1800s. → Read More

Phoenix man had massive heart attack, dies 4 times, is alive

The man, who was at the Phoenix Heart walk Saturday, says he believes he’s alive to help spread the message of heart health. → Read More

Olympian Gabby Douglas in Tempe for DC Woman Woman run

The event brought 5,000 runners and walkers to Tempe Beach Park aimed at unifying and empowering women. → Read More

'It’s about paying it forward,' said amputee helping first time runner

Participants at amputee running clinic learned from range of motion, to learning how to get the most from their prosthetic device. → Read More

Emojis give legal experts a hard time in courts

After being around for nearly a decade, emojis are starting to make their way into the world of litigation. → Read More

Heart attacks on the rise in people under 40

An alarming new study out of Harvard confirms an increase in heart attacks among young adults. → Read More

1,200 runners honor fallen officers in Phoenix

Proceeds from the Fallen Officer 5K will go to help the families of the fallen officers. → Read More

Arizona, one of the few states that doesn't have cannabis safety testing

It can take years for a pharmaceutical drug to get approved by the FDA, but no laws regulate cannabis. → Read More

150 soldiers from Arizona National Guard deploy to Afghanistan

The soldiers from the 235th Engineer Battalion said goodbye to their families here in Arizona before heading out. → Read More

La Paz County Sheriff's Office test new device alternative to Taser or gun

The BolaWrap can entangle a person from 10 to 25 feet away and the La Paz County Sheriff's Office is hoping to purchase 32 of them. → Read More

Adventure aircraft company taking off in Scottsdale

Imagine taking your ATV to the sky. → Read More

Parada del Sol honors John McCain

The late Senator was named this year’ s Honorary Grand Marshal. → Read More

Former patients, doctors participate in Tackle Trauma 5K in Tempe

Nearly 500 people participated in the walk organized by the Arizona Trauma Association. → Read More

More officers on patrol during Waste Management Phoenix Open

A number of law enforcement agencies are revving up patrols across the Valley to crack down on drunk drivers. → Read More

Community holds wrestling themed fundraiser for hit-and-run victim

Doctors saved Chris’ life but had to amputate his hand, arm, and both feet. → Read More

MCSO offers free Community Academy program

MCSO is hoping to recruit future deputies from the outreach program. → Read More

Weird world record set at Rock 'N' Roll Arizona

It was bananas. → Read More

Thousands march in downtown Phoenix for the Phoenix Women’s March

Shoulder to shoulder people made their statements in downtown Phoenix while holding signs. Some of the marchers even wore costumes. → Read More

Valley worker Furloughed during government shutdown speaks out

800,000 furloughed government workers continue to be impacted due to the ongoing shutdown. → Read More