By Lorenzino Estrada | Friday, March 13, 2020
TEMPE – Carla Simon is set to run in the Boston Marathon, becoming the first female Special Olympics athlete from Arizona to compete in the race.
By Jesse Morrison | Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020
PHOENIX – A Super Bowl ad by the NFL that features the late Pat Tillman has divided a football community debating its intent. The statue of the former Arizona State and Cardinals defensive player at State Farm Stadium is part of a commercial celebrating the league’s 100th anniversary.
By Luke Runyon | Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019
LAS VEGAS – With the drought contingency plan finished, water managers from across the Southwest recently gathered in Las Vegas to figure out what’s next. Climate change already is restricting the arid region’s water supplies, and there’s little agreement on how to bring balance to the Colorado River Basin.
By Dylan Carter | Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019
EL PASO, Texas – El Pasoans, citizens of Ciudad Juarez and Las Cruces, N.M., gathered on opposite sides of the Rio Grande Canal to celebrate their religion and the bonds that transcend the border.
By Erica Block | Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
TEMPE – Bill Bidwill may have been an enigma to Cardinals fans and others who knew him only through his public persona. But in their tributes to him in the wake of his death at 88, Bidwill’s close friends and associates describe a humble, joke-telling man with a deeply caring nature.
By Anton L. Delgado and Dustin Patar | Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019
SHINGLETOWN, Calif. – Despite federal fire suppression costs quadrupling and an increase in employed firefighters, the damages caused by wildfires has increased fivefold.
By Luke Runyon and Bret Jaspers | Friday, July 26, 2019
GREELEY, Colo. – A temporary fix to the Colorado River's scarcity problem has turned attention to how to manage the water supply for 40 million people across the Southwest.
By Imani Stephens | Thursday, April 18, 2019
PHOENIX - Arizona lawmakers looked at the same 448-page Mueller report and saw two different things, with two very different reactions, depending on which side of the aisle they are on. If there was a common thread, it was that nobody's mind appeared to be changed by the report.
By Keerthi Vedantam and Andrew Howard | Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump used his first speech to a divided Congress to call for unity and a plea to "govern not as two parties, but as one nation." But the reaction to his State of the Union address fell largely along party lines, which was mirrored in the Arizona delegation's response.
By Jose Ivan Cazares | Friday, Feb. 1, 2019
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Arizona approved a drought contingency plan ahead of a federal deadline Thursday, but the state and California still have work to do before the deal can be implemented. California is taking water from Lake Mead in case the plan fails.
By Sam Ficarro | Friday, Feb. 1, 2019
TUCSON – Arizona hasn’t made the NCAA Tournament since 2005. But this season, under former Wildcats standout Adia Barnes, they are on the cusp of ending the drought.
By Sam Ficarro | Monday, Dec. 31, 2018
SCOTTSDALE – Thanks to a senior class that persevered through a winless season, UCF is on the doorstep of back-to-back New Year’s Six bowl wins.