How do Arizona Democrats pick DNC delegates? Hint: The process involves ‘lots and lots of pizza.’
PHOENIX — Hundreds of Arizonans applied to be delegates to the Democratic National Convention this year, but only 100 people will actually attend. For Philadelphia 2016, Arizona will send a delegation that includes young up-and-comers, immigrants, a 102-year-old woman and two sisters, among others.
Arizona State University partners with PayPal and education nonprofit to help students lower college debt
Arizona State University has teamed up with PayPal and a nonprofit, Education at Work, to help students gain real-world experience and lower financial debt.
McCain calls for a criminal probe of EPA for Gold King Mine spill on Navajo land
Arizona Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., are accusing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of neglect for the agency’s response to Navajo communities after a Colorado mine spill polluted the San Juan River last August.
16-year-old develops free app to help students pass Arizona civics test
A 16-year-old has developed a free app to help students pass the Arizona civics test, which soon will be required for students to graduate.
Volunteers sing, dance and make PB&J sandwiches for homeless families
Sixty volunteers. Sixty minutes. And 4,325 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches made for charity.
Families claim they were falsely accused of child neglect or abuse
An activist group claims some families have been falsely accused of child abuse and neglect. State and hospital officials responded they have to balance protecting children with respecting family rights.
Phoenix company faces lawsuit for alleged real estate scam targeting Spanish-speaking families
The Arizona Attorney General’s office filed a Consumer Fraud and Civil Racketeering lawsuit alleging a ProSolutions, a Phoenix based company preyed on Spanish-Speaking families who believed they were buying or refinancing a home.
Tempe considers ban on sitting and sleeping on downtown sidewalks
The Tempe City Council is considering banning people from sitting or sleeping on downtown Tempe sidewalks because businesses complain it deters customers.
Pastor strives to keep MLK legacy at historic Tanner A.M.E. Church
Historic Tanner Chapel A.M.E. Church, one of the oldest African American churches in the state, is the only Arizona church where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is known to have given a sermon.
Hello Kitty food truck draws lines of fans to Scottsdale
SCOTTSDALE – Hello Kitty baked goods and merchandise rolled into town on a nationally popular food truck this weekend. Hundreds of fans arrived bright and early to claim a spot at the front of the line.
Study: Young adults could be screened for colon cancer
Kim Newcomer knew something was wrong.
Robotics students share creations at ‘Roboception’
Want to get teens interested in engineering? Host a ‘Roboception.’ It's a reception for students show off their creations in the field of robotics.