It’s summer and Arizona gas prices sizzle to third-highest in country
PHOENIX – Arizona gas prices remain the third-highest in the country, just in time for summer vacation season.
Arizona State women’s golf readies for regionals on heels of Beth Coulter’s second-place Pac-12 finish
PHOENIX – Beth Coulter’s second-place individual finish at Pac-12s and strong seasons from Paula Schulz-Hannsen and Ashley Menne set ASU up for a potential return to Nationals in Scottsdale.
La pregunta para las víctimas y la corte no es si Aaron Gunches será ejecutado, sino cuándo
WASHINGTON - Se suponía que Aaron Gunches moriría el jueves por la noche. Pero en cambio, el asesino convicto pasará al menos dos meses más en el corredor de la muerte de Arizona mientras los tribunales deciden si el estado puede ser obligado a llevar a cabo una ejecución para la cual dicen que no están preparados
Question for victims, court, is not if Aaron Gunches will die, but when
WASHINGTON - Aaron Gunches was supposed to die Thursday night. But instead the convicted murderer will spend at least two more months on Arizona's death row while courts decide if the state can be forced to carry out an execution it says it is not ready for.
Phoenix mayor speaks to ASU Jewish students about tolerance, inclusion and overcoming antisemitism
TEMPE – As one of the youngest big city mayors in the country and a member of the Jewish faith, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego often speaks about tolerance and inclusion. She spoke to members of Chabad at ASU about her experiences and how she approaches leading the nation’s fifth-largest city.
‘I will never stop’: Legislative fight against fentanyl continues as drug seizures rise
PRESCOTT — Record amounts of fentanyl passing through the southern border and the death of a beloved daughter spurred a Prescott family to raise awareness and fight for new legislation in Arizona.
Fighting hate: Approaches range from expanding hate crime definitions to gathering data
LOS ANGELES – The system for reporting hate in America is broken. The FBI’s database has limited scope, and people often don’t – or sometimes can’t – report hate crimes to authorities. But federal, state and local entities are tackling hate in a variety of ways – from expanding definitions and launching hotlines to capturing data.
Companionship and championships: Adult baseball league provides outlet to live out childhood
GOODYEAR – The National Adult Baseball Association plays its World Series in Phoenix every year and is one of America's fastest-growing adult baseball leagues. Mitch Gross, Chris Cumrine, Eric Alexander and Rick Fischer are four of the thousands of men that have all found a new home to play baseball.
Brittney Griner’s release raises questions about lingering impact of Russian penal colony imprisonment
PHOENIX – Brittney Griner was released Thursday from a Russian penal colony and is headed the United States. Some worry about the lingering effects of imprisonment in a Russian penal colony.
High school students learn about artificial intelligence and related career paths
TEMPE – DriveTime, an online used-car dealership and finance company based in Tempe, partnered with the Mark Cuban Foundation to host an AI boot camp for high school students in the Phoenix metro.
Turkeys gobble, but they don’t go cheap: Thanksgiving meal costs skyrocket
WASHINGTON - Consumers will face "historically high" prices for their Thanksgiving meal ingredients this year, with experts urging them to plan ahead, look for deals and be ready to substitute traditional foods for something cheaper.
Supreme Court orders Kelli Ward to turn over phone records to Jan. 6 panel
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday that Arizona Republican Party Chairwoman Kelli Ward has to comply with a subpoena and turn over her phone records to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6th insurrection.