Smooth jazz, the sound of sizzling meats and the aroma of charcoal smoke filled the Ability360 courtyard as military veterans grilled and smoked sausages, chicken and hamburgers at the Wounded Warrior Project tailgate barbecue cooking class on Friday, Sept. 16. Continue Reading…
Seven years after organizing a 16-month boycott of Arizona over anti-immigration legislation, the National Council of La Raza will hold its 2017 national convention in Phoenix, NCLR president and CEO Janet Murguia said Friday.
PHOENIX – Melrose Brown, a 17-year-old African American high school student, moved to Phoenix two years ago from Minnesota. Since then, she said, she has witnessed several instances of racism.
PHOENIX – Ramon Chavez worries that if Donald Trump becomes president, his family, including his autistic brother, will be deported to Mexico. Regardless of what Trump may say Wednesday night about his immigration policy, Chavez is not convinced that the Republican presidential candidate will soften his original plan to implement mass deportation policies.
PHOENIX – Mexican immigrant Blanca Lorena Puente loves the United States, so much so that she is applying for citizenship in order to participate in the election process.
No amount of military training or experience can prepare a soldier for the day he is told he will be fighting a covert, slow-killing enemy.
That day was what U.S. Army veteran Steven Cooper calls his “personal D-Day.” On Dec. 21, 2012, the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix diagnosed him with stage 4 prostate cancer at age 39. (more…)
Ken Hadfield’s office may look like the typical print shop or advertising agency, posters and fliers cover the walls but with just enough white space in between to look tidy.
Some of them are art posters of animals, others are of models and some are even advertisements for the big corporations.
According to a Maricopa County Superior Court spokesman, Ryan Giroux pleaded not guilty on Monday to a Mesa shooting that left one dead, five wounded and brought 23 charges against him including first-degree murder.
While the shootings received major local news coverage, Carry Concealed Weapon (CCW) permit instructor Glen Stilson said the incident has not significantly increased his number of students.
More than 35,000 people celebrated the freedom of sexual preference during the 35th anniversary of Phoenix Pride festival at Steele Indian School Park on Saturday and Sunday with a parade, drinks, live music, leather and spandex swimwear.
The event took six months to plan, five days to set up and required more than 500 volunteers to run it, according to Phoenix Pride Executive Director Justin Owen.
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge sentenced Arthur Rey Juarez, 44, to 33 years in prison and lifetime probation on Friday, April 24, for three counts of sexual acts with a minor.
A trial by jury in March, 2013, found Juarez, a former employee of the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, guilty of attempt to commit molestation of a child, molestation of a child and sexual conduct with a minor for crimes that were committed in 1998.