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Video: Former ASU star Landreaux helping youth in Compton

Former ASU baseball standout Ken Landreaux and 1981 World Series winner goes back to his hometown roots in Compton to help out the baseball youth.



Businesses hope I-10 closure is road-funding ‘wakeup call’ to Congress

WASHINGTON - Arizona Trucking Association President Tony Bradley says one good thing may have come out of the closure of a section of Interstate 10 this week - it could point up the need to fix the nation's infrastructure.


I-10 reopening comes none too soon for businesses that rely on the road

WASHINGTON - Interstate 10 reopened Friday after a five-day closure, but not soon enough for businesses in western Arizona and eastern California that depend on the highway.


Arizona continues to fare poorly in national child well-being scorecard

WASHINGTON - Despite making progress in most areas, Arizona remained mired at 46th among states for overall child well-being in the 2015 KidsCount report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.


Apache bring Oak Flat copper mine protest to White House, Capitol

WASHINGTON - After weeks of taking their message to churches and tribes around the country, a caravan of San Carlos Apache members sang and prayed in Washington Tuesday for the preservation of sacred sites in southeast Arizona.


Slain Mesa clerk’s uncle urges Senate to crack down on immigrant custody

WASHINGTON - Michael Ronnebeck was back in Washington on Tuesday, urging lawmakers to crack down on repeat offenders in the immigrant population in order to prevent another killing like that of his nephew.


McSally raises $1.6 million so far in 2015, among most in the House

Editors note: The headline on a previous version of this story cited the wrong year. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Tucson, raised $1.69 million in the first half of 2015, according to Federal Election Commission filings, as the story correctly reported. The headline above has been corrected. Clients who ran the story with the previous headline are asked to run the correction found here.


Court upholds conviction in 2004 Scottsdale diversity office bombing

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Monday upheld the conviction of a white supremacist who bombed the Scottsdale Office of Diversity and Dialogue in 2004, causing significant damage and injuring three people.


Food fight: FDA plan to cut trans fats from foods divides consumers

WASHINGTON - St. Johns rancher Jay Platt says he has never consumed trans fat in his life.



School administrators scrambling, again, to hire teachers as school year looms

WASHINGTON - Arizona officials say there are at least 1,000 vacant teacher positions to fill, with just weeks left until the school year starts around the state.