Thirty years ago, U2 was on the cusp of becoming arguably the biggest band in the world. They were on tour in support of their newest album, The Joshua Tree. The tour began in the Valley at ASU’s Activity Center — now Wells Fargo Arena — and it ended here as well, in a much larger venue, Sun Devil Stadium.
There are nearly 3.5 million near-Earth objects the size of a house in the solar system. That may sound like a lot, but it’s about 10 times fewer than scientists had previously thought. David Trilling, a professor of physics and astronomy at Northern Arizona University, published the results of this new study in the Astronomical Journal, and he joins me.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital has built an international reputation for providing some of the best pediatric care in the world. But space has been tight. A $40 million expansion will dramatically increase the size of its emergency department and Level 1 pediatric trauma center. To learn more about the impact of the changes, we spoke with Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Kathy van Leeuwen.
One of the most notorious prison escapees in Arizona’s history is Gary Tison. He escaped from the state prison in Florence in the summer of 1978. The escape unleashed 13 days of bloodshed and terror throughout the Southwest, and a new film, "Last Rampage," is documenting it all as we approach the 40th anniversary of the rampage next year.
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes will be holding a public meeting to talk to citizens about the importance of making changes at the smallest level — the precinct level — where he says one person can have a much bigger influence.
Mexican shoppers have for decades traveled up to the border to buy what was otherwise unavailable in their country. But those habits are changing and businesses on the border are struggling to find a way to evolve with them.