Why there’s a legal fight to protect the native roundtail chub
The roundtail chub is a minnow native to Arizona. The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for not protecting it as an endangered species.
Hydrologists fan out across metro Phoenix to gauge flooding left in Rosa’s wake
PHOENIX – Following record-setting rain, the United States Geological Survey spent Tuesday measuring the impact of flood water on Phoenix’s waterways.
Treatment plant battles leaking sewage pipe, heavy metals that kill key microbes
NOGALES – A 70-year-old pipe that brings wastewater from Mexico to the U.S. is causing concerns for health and the environment.
Testimony in Kavanaugh hearing was must-see TV, ASU professors say
TEMPE – Two ASU professors joined the large audience turning to their televisions for Kavanaugh’s hearing Thursday.
‘Love it, don’t trash it’: Freeway litter across metro Phoenix costs millions to clean up
PHOENIX – Contracted crews pick up litter from Phoenix highways five days a week, at a cost to taxpayers of more than $4 million in 2017.
Changing hands: Cardinals opt to go with rookie quarterback Josh Rosen
TEMPE – The Arizona Cardinals named rookie quarterback Josh Rosen their starter on Monday. Rosen was drafted 10th overall by in the 2018 draft.
‘You are not forgotten’: Arizona residents honor John McCain
PHOENIX – Across Arizona, as a the sun set on a motorcade carrying the body of Sen. John McCain, others honored him in words and in actions.
With nod to roots, developers plan to retrofit Park Central Mall into modern cool
PHOENIX – When Park Central Mall opened in 1957, the cars packed into the parking lot had fins, Elvis Presley’s “Jailhouse Rock” was on the radio and shoppers were riding the escalators at a gleaming, two-story Goldwater’s department store, founded by the family of the man who would run for president seven years later.
‘First time I saw a cactus’: Diamondbacks reflect warmly on Arizona Fall League
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Fall League breeds Major League Baseball’s future top talent. Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant and countless others have played in the developmental league that sends approximately 60 percent of its players to the majors.
GCU’s Havocs making the most of the national stage during Final Four
PHOENIX — Grand Canyon University’s DeWayne Russell already had the hometown crowd in his pocket before stepping onto the court Thursday night at the 29th annual State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships at GCU.
Graham to get ‘green light’ in ASU jersey for final time during Final Four weekend
PHOENIX — The last time Torian Graham wore his Arizona State jersey, he scored a career-high 32 points and knocked down seven three-pointers, but ASU lost to No. 1 seed Oregon in the Pac-12 Tournament on March 9.
WNBA jersey ads bolster revenue for Phoenix Mercury but lead to controversy in NBA
The four major professional sports leagues have shied away from placing sponsored advertisers on players’ jerseys but the Women’s National Basketball Association has capitalized on the practice since 2011. And the NBA will soon follow the WNBA’s example.