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Sitting in the bleachers watching a track meet as just a young girl, Ashlee Moore already knew what she wanted to do.
Who is Arizona State University Police Officer Stewart Ferrin, the officer who has been accused of abusing ASU Professor Ersula Ore?
Lending a helping hand is nothing new to Chandler resident Taylor Clouse; she’s been doing it for a while.
The Chandler Police Department will be hosting a Merit Badge clinic for local Boy Scouts on July 1st from 8 a.m. to noon. Scouts will be able to visit ten stations in the clinic focusing on traffic safety in relation to law enforcement.
Mesa’s Jaylia Yan shined as a student in high school, receiving numerous accolades like a Flinn Scholarship to Arizona State University. Her most recent accomplishment, however, came not just for her academics but for being a well-rounded person.
Arizona School Administrators, Inc. named Superintendent Dr. Michael Cowan of
A Chandler man was arrested at his home and is accused of driving a 14-year-old boy from Massachusetts to Arizona and having sex with him, according to a police report.
Just a few points prevented Nila Dhinaker from attaining her goal of reaching the top 40 in the nation’s most prestigious spelling bee last month. That leaves her a year to take a second shot at a more favorable outcome.
Chandler-based Baseball Player University, an instructional baseball show aimed at bringing professional-level training to all players, recently announced a partnership with baseball giant Louisville Slugger ahead of the launch of its fourth season.
So what hasn’t been done in sports films? The genre has tapped everything from outfield angels to trained chimpanzees and dogs, so what’s left? What about a true story of cricket pitchers from India brought to America to learn baseball while fish-out-of-water wackiness ensues? And there you have Million Dollar Arm, Disney’s lame attempt to retry on their decades old Cool Runnings formula.
Thousands of students picked up their diplomas this week from Mesa Public Schools’ collection of high schools, but just two left after earning one of Arizona’s most renowned scholarships.
Abigail Stockwell’s Girl Scout troop was looking to launch an education-oriented project in March when the eighth grader saw a news item about Read On Mesa, a summer reading program that puts donated books into the hands of underprivileged kindergartners.
From left, Lexie Smith, 14, Emily Stockwell, 8, Abigail Stockwell, 14, and Scout leader Raelyn Stockwell deliver 921 children's books to Mesa United Way. [Courtesy Mesa United Way]
Running through my mind as I type is next week's trailer for Disney's “Million Dollar Arm.” I use next week's trailer to account for the probable praise from critics – it's easy to visualize words like “triumphant” or “uplifting” materializing on screen alongside a four-star review from Rolling Stone's Peter Travers.
Positivity was in short supply for Lawana Tremble when she grew up. She said she was bullied as a kid, discriminated against in a variety of ways and told she’d never amount to anything.
Lawana Tremble, owner of LJanaes Dance Scouts, helps Angelina Macias with her form during class in Gilbert on Monday, April 28, 2014. [David Jolkovski/Tribune]
Mesa police call it "Justice for the Girl Scouts."
Dozens of volunteers work tirelessly at Helen’s Hope Chest, Mesa United Way’s free clothing, school supply, book and clothing “store” for foster children. It’s a rewarding, enriching experience, and they love to share stories.
A tour of Michael Pollack’s three museums show a man who revels in a past that started well before his entry into the world. One is loaded with memorabilia from bygone days, things that used to linger behind the glass panes on department storefronts to convert window shoppers into spenders. A couple other pieces have a “one of these things is not like the others” ring to it given their relative modernity, like the mini statue of Sonic the Hedgehog.
Boy Scouts wait for the honorees during "Operation Welcome Home Chandler" at Chandler City Hall on Monday, April 21, 2014.
Boy and Girl Scouts walk to the ceremony after greeting the nominees during "Operation Welcome Home Chandler" at Chandler City Hall on Monday, April 21, 2014.
Spc. Adam J. Webber poses with his family and scouts after "Operation Welcome Home Chandler" at Chandler City Hall on Monday, April 21, 2014.