Arizona State University officials have suspended the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity after an off-campus fraternity party that featured racial stereotypes and offensive costumes. The frat party was described as a celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
When Phoenix Democratic Senator Leah Landrum-Taylor leaves the legislature early next year to run for Secretary of State, it will mark the first time in 60 years there will be no black member of the Arizona Legislature.
Tony Mure of the Phoenix Fire Department says the incident started when some cylinders of compressed gas fell off a flatbed truck onto the roadway, causing vehicles to swerve to avoid them, and resulting in a chain-reaction crash.
Safety experts in Phoenix on Friday recommended changes to the way football helmets are tested. The national committee that sets helmet safety standards for all levels of play was in town for its biannual conference.