Improving the game day experience: ASU football fans speak out
Mediocre attendance has led many to question why ASU struggles to attract a full house at Sun Devil Stadium.
Herm Edwards: motivator, commentator … and now ASU football coach
TEMPE -- Arizona State not only introduced Herm Edwards as its 24th head football coach but also a new organizational structure that more resembles the NFL than college football.
New initiative focuses on connecting Maryvale residents to jobs
PHOENIX – Like many community members who live in or around Maryvale, Lupe Ybarra needs a job.
Industrial waste pollutes America’s drinking water
PHOENIX – In Ringwood, New Jersey, Ford Motor Co. dumped more than 35,000 tons of toxic paint sludge onto lands occupied for centuries by the Turtle Clan of the Ramapough Lenape tribe, poisoning groundwater with arsenic, lead and other harmful chemicals.
European vacation? This is business for ASU basketball
TEMPE — Arizona State men’s basketball is taking its talents across the pond.
In Focus, episode 9: Social media memorialization and ‘cybergraves’
On this episode of In Focus, we look at what happens to social media accounts when you die. Producer Roddy Nikpour speaks to someone who had to deal with his sister's death. He saw strange results when his family memorialized her Facebook profile, but modern research says they're normal. Plus, an anthropologist sheds light on the importance of physical objects in remembering the dead.
As feds crack down on immigration, locals push to protect residents
WASHINGTON - Arizona city officials said Monday that while federal policy on immigration is shifting under President Donald Trump, municipalities still have a duty to make residents in their cities feel safe - undocumented or otherwise.
Family fights efforts to weaken Shannon’s Law
PHOENIX – State Rep. Tony Rivero doesn’t believe accidental firing of a gun within city limits should be a felony.
Navajo farm and East Coast church connected by pumpkins
FAIRFAX, Va. - Picking the right pumpkin was an involved process for 6-year-old Tobin Coolbaugh. On a recent Saturday, it involved a Superman costume, an hour in the inflatable bouncy house, and then repeatedly picking up and showing off possible choices in the church pumpkin patch - when the pumpkins weren't rolling away from him.
Giffords calls for civility in this ‘very negative’ campaign season
WASHINGTON - Former Rep. Gabby Giffords was back in Washington Thursday with her husband, Mark Kelly, calling for a more civil public discourse during a campaign season filled with what Kelly called "kind of historic poor rhetoric."
How jazz music is bridging cultures in Baja California
TIJUANA — Jacinto “Chinto” Mendoza’s first instrument was the violin. He was just 5 years old. A couple of years later, he adopted his signature instrument, the alto saxophone.
Phoenix International Raceway presents unique challenge for drivers
AVONDALE — Phoenix International Raceway, when stripped to the bare minimum, is simply four left turns and a finish line, like most NASCAR tracks. Look a little closer, and the track becomes a jigsaw puzzle which makes the cars more difficult to maneuver on race weekend.