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Over the past several years, driving distractions caused by mobile devices have been a hot topic here in Arizona and across the nation. Study after study has confirmed that distractions can worsen driving performance, making the roads more dangerous for everyone.
Former Kyrene Centennial Middle School sixth-grade teacher James Giannopoulos was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of luring a minor for sexual exploitation, according to Kyrene School District officials.
The state House voted Wednesday to take from Arizona's newest driver the right to drive and use their cell phones.
I feel extremely blessed to work with tweens and teens as they learn to navigate the many challenges of adolescence. Aside from the countless benefits of teaching what I love, this journey has rewarded me in countless other ways. For example, although my daughters are young (6 and almost 2), my daily interactions with youth have helped to shape who I am as a parent.
It’s easy to imagine how the pitch for “Non-Stop,” the latest action thriller starring Liam Neeson, went down. “Okay, guys, how about this? It’s ‘Taken,’ but on an airplane!”
New drivers could lose their ability to operate a vehicle while chatting with or sending a message to their friends.
GLENDALE – Soon after the nets were cut down about year ago and a perennial power was dismantled, Division I girls basketball coaches knew for the first time in years a state title was in the offing.
The first eight minutes looked like an intrasquad scrimmage. The next 24 minutes played out like a team which won the state championship.
On weekends and evenings, you can find Ken and Jennifer Marlin volunteering at their church or serving on committees for their kids’ schools. What you won’t find them doing is walking to their mailbox as often as they used to.
Good sushi can be hard to find. Lucky for you, I am sharing my favorite spots for rolls and wasabi in Chandler, Gilbert and Tempe. Whether you are looking a fast fix for a fresh lunch, a date night destination or a place to introduce the kids to chopsticks, Local Lily has you covered.
More Americans than ever feel our federal government has been permanently taken over by special interests and collectivists.
The state public schools' chief is defending his effort to convince parents to use tax dollars to send their children to private and parochial schools.
"We the People” is an 8th grade Social Studies textbook in wide use in Arizona. Exciting title, isn’t it? Allegedly, it’s about teaching the U. S. Constitution. In actuality, it’s subliminal indoctrination of socialist dogma. There is nothing which informs the student our Constitution is unique.
Papa Murphy’s, the country’s largest take ‘n’ bake pizza chain, has opened a new store at Power and McDowell roads in Mesa, in the Basha’s shopping center.
A veteran state lawmaker is pushing legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against gays — and maybe even women and Jews — as long as they were acting on sincerely held religious beliefs.
Not everything lawmakers will face this session revolves around how to divide up the limited dollars available. They also will be taking up some matters of policy.
Regarding a recent AAA Arizona “Texting while driving is an increasing problem” article it says, “Nine in 10 Americans believe distracted driving is a much bigger problem today.” I agree, and something needs to be done. Texting while driving endangers the driver and the people around them, and causes the driver to be “engaged in additional dangerous behaviors behind the wheel.”
With the beginning of the New Year comes the exciting responsibility of planning for college for the Class of 2015. Now is the time for high school juniors to begin researching, evaluating, and selecting the short list of colleges they will apply to in the fall. While the process may seem overwhelming at first, starting now will ensure you are ready and well positioned for the upcoming application season. Here are a few tips to get you started:
Everyone has done a list of the Top 10 events of the past year.
Thinking ahead can save people a lot of trouble when it comes to New Year’s Eve celebrations. The biggest warning from experts is to find a designated driver.
LOS ANGELES — Marketed as Ben Stiller's bend toward drama, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" finds the actor, who also directed the feature, seemingly exuding super-human strength while jumping between buildings and battling his nemesis as they surf asphalt.
Back in 1994 — long before Oprah announced her desire for brown angels and her fans then flooded her with brown angels — I wrote a piece, “Angels of Color: Divinely Inspired or Socially Constructed?” that appeared in Diversity: A Journal of Multicultural Issues.
The holidays call for perfectly justified cravings that may border on obsessive any other time of the year. Among the sweet and savory flavors of the season are burgeoning craft breweries that have fast become local fan favorites. Warm up this winter at one of these hopps-spots, and satisfy your taste for seasonal suds.
John Devoy (Molly's Uncle) speaks about his text conversations with Molly during a memorial service for Molly Urtuzuastegui at Pecos Park on Saturday, Dec, 21, 2013, Urtuzuastegui was a former Girl Scout from Arizona Girl Scout Troop 900 who tragically passed during a fatal car accident on Sept. 27 in Minnesota