Members of the Welch family hold hands at Grand Canyon University's Run to Fight Children’s Cancer event on March 8. The family represented team Jack Strikes Back to support 6-year-old Jack Welch, who has fought leukemia for two years. [Darryl Webb/GCU]
The Welch family walk together at Grand Canyon University's Run to Fight Children’s Cancer event on March 8. The family represented team Jack Strikes Back to support 6-year-old Jack Welch, who has fought leukemia for two years. [Darryl Webb/GCU]
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 6:37 am
Some state lawmakers are taking the fight against teenage suicide to the classroom.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 10:00 am
After 17 years in the military Maj. Antoinette Grimes thought she was finally getting the opportunity to serve her country until a collapsed lung separated her from her unit leaving for Iraq. She recovered from that ailment and did serve in Afghanistan, but she was medevaced because she had gone into the early stages of kidney failure.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 5:48 am
Have you congratulated the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) on their national win in USA Today’s Top 10 “Best Museums for Families”? If not, head to their Facebook page and send them some love for their top 4 ranking!
Monday, March 10, 2014 4:45 pm
Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those not in the country legally.
Monday, March 10, 2014 4:15 pm
Dear Arizona House of Representatives,
Monday, March 10, 2014 11:45 am
A 20-year-old woman has pleaded not guilty in the death of a 54-year-old Mesa man.
Monday, March 10, 2014 9:15 am
Monday, March 10, 2014 7:00 am
The Mom-e Club, a networking organization for mom entrepreneurs, is collecting entries from mothers on their efforts in entrepreneurship.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 2:01 pm
Bill Bitter went to college expecting to graduate and become a concert violinist, but he realized his talents were better served as a teacher than performer.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 1:30 pm
One opened for Ann-Margret; others delighted audiences on cruise ships. Still others simply enjoy performing.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 10:00 am
Hall of Fame baseball player Ozzie Smith wants opening day to the major league season recognized as a national holiday. He, along with the Budweiser Clydesdales, took to the streets of Chandler on Wednesday to help get out his message.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 7:12 pm
From leprechaun beards to shamrock hats, a few simple crafts can turn you from a spectator into a participant at a St. Patrick's Day parade or party.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 2:12 pm
PARIS — Food nourishes the tiny Rue du Nil from the dim light of morning — when the first deliveries start going out to Paris' most sought-after restaurants — until well after midnight, when the young chef who transformed an unchic side street into a culinary destination finally closes up.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 1:10 pm
It’s difficult to comprehend the struggle a child suffering in a third-world country goes through every day and how your small contribution to a nonprofit makes a difference. The African Children’s Choir, performing this month in the East Valley, will give you that personal experience with not only the cause but the kids you’re supporting.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 11:28 am
In the wake of a shootout that killed Phoenix police officer Det. John Hobbs on Monday, various organizations and community members have banded together to offer fundraisers, memorials and vigils.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 9:35 am
An attorney for a California divorce lawyer accused of murder in Arizona says he expects that his client will get released from jail early next week in response to a judge's decision that threw out a jury's guilty verdict in the case and ordered a new trial.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 6:18 am
KENTON, Okla. — The Oklahoma Panhandle has never been for the faint of heart.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 4:48 am
Men in uniform, pin-up girls, mermaids, comic strips, anime, skulls and crossbones, and various fruits are some of the enticing patterns Alexandria Padilla uses to create her hand-sewn aprons.
Friday, March 7, 2014 5:18 pm
It's convenient to pick up some laundry detergent at the store, but it's not difficult to create your own.
Friday, March 7, 2014 11:37 am
Friday, March 7, 2014 9:45 am
Albertsons and Safeway, the nation’s second-largest grocery chain, said Thursday that they will merge under the control of the company that owns Boise-based Albertsons.
Friday, March 7, 2014 7:00 am
Every Friday, more than 2,000 school children from low-income families in the Southeast Valley are discreetly given a backpack of food to ensure they have enough to eat during the weekend so they’ll return on Monday nourished, alert and ready to learn. The backpacks are provided by Arizona Brainfood, which is supported by Mesa United Way and a number of local businesses and philanthropic organizations.
Friday, March 7, 2014 7:00 am
The year 2012 wasn’t exactly the best for Highland High School student David Perre and his family. It was a Murphy’s law kind of year, one in which the family kept finding ways to return to the hospital with a slew of afflictions. Perre’s mom even lost a chunk of her thumb in a situation involving the family dog and some pork.