Search result for Sophia Kunthara

From basketball to group homes: ASU’s Charnea Johnson-Chapman is shifting her passion

Charnea Johnson-Chapman’s rocky journey to Arizona State has energized her to pursue opening group homes.


Hard-working senior class leaves mark on ASU women’s basketball program

PORTLAND – The Arizona State women's basketball team saw its season end in the Sweet 16, sending off a hard-working senior class.


ASU women’s basketball hopes to lead Turner Thorne to first Final Four

PORTLAND – ASU women’s basketball hopes to lead Charli Turner Thorne to her first Final Four.


‘Lesson in toughness’: Grit helps ASU women advance to Sweet 16

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Sweet 16 has been elusive in recent years for the Arizona State women's basketball team. Not this time. The Sun Devils go to the wire and beat Miami.


Sweet 16 and always been missed: ASU women hope to advance in NCAA Tournament

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Arizona State women’s basketball program is in a familiar spot as it prepares for the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. It wants to get to a less familiar spot: the Sweet 16.


Experienced ASU women hope for strong NCAA Tournament start

TEMPE - The ASU women’s basketball team hopes for a strong start in the NCAA Tournament.


Senate bill would outlaw dropping off early ballots on Election Day

PHOENIX – Senate Bill 1046 would prevent voters who receive their early ballots in the mail from dropping them off on Election Day. Advocates say it would simplify elections and opponents say it would hamper voter rights.


Helium producer leases land near Petrified Forest; environmentalists worry about harm to animals, water

A Canadian energy company plans to use newly acquired leases to expand its exploration for helium in northeastern Arizona. Environmentalists fear that could harm water supplies and endangered species, such as the yellow-billed cuckoo, that live nearby.


Red Cross launches #MissingType campaign to raise awareness about blood donations

The Red Cross launched a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of volunteering during a time of year where blood donations are down.


Rebooting education: Federal and state funds bring high-speed internet to rural areas

A $1.8-million award, the result of a state and federal funding initiative, was granted to a group of schools and libraries in Yavapai County to improve broadband access for entire communities.


State ready – again – to fund Grand Canyon if government shuts down

WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey renewed his vow this week that the Grand Canyon will not shut down even if the federal government does - and if that happens, the feds are sitting on tens of thousands of state dollars left over from previous shutdowns.

Confluence photo

McCain backs immigration bill blasted as ‘waste of time’ by Trump

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain co-sponsored a bipartisan bill that gives DACA recipients a path to citizenship and calls for beefed-up border security - but excludes border wall funding, causing the president to brand it a "waste of time."