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Stacey Brooks

  • Walk the red carpet at the Taste of the NFL event

    The 24th annual Taste of the NFL's Party with a Purpose was held on the eve of Super Bowl XLIX at WestWorld in Scottsdale.
  • Terry Bradshaw Roast had a star-studded red carpet

    NFL Hall of Famer and four-time Super Bowl-winning Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and current FOX NFL Sunday broadcaster Terry Bradshaw was honored at the Friars Club Roast at the Arizona Biltmore hotel Thursday. We were on the red carpet to find out whether Bradshaw’s friends and colleagues thought he was ready for the cheap shots and […]
  • Dog photos for sick Arizona boy show how awesome people can be

    Dog lovers from around the world are using social media to rally around a Phoenix teen who is undergoing treatment for cancer by posting to a Facebook page called "Photo Doggies for Anthony."
  • Bill Cosby is a case of Dr. Huxtable vs. Mr. Hyde

    I like to give people the benefit of the doubt.
  • Let’s not get in way of terminally ill Brittany Maynard’s dying with dignity

    With Nov. 1 -- the day Brittany Maynard originally said she was planning to end her own life if her suffering became too great -- quickly approaching, the terminally ill 29-year-old has released an emotional video addressing how she's feeling now that it's so close.
  • Facebook, Apple will pay for female employees to freeze eggs

    I got married late in life, at 41 to be exact. I could tell you that I never met the right man, which is certainly true, but I think that's because, for many years, I put my career ahead of family.
  • Retailers threatening to gobble up Thanksgiving by opening all day

    The traditional Christmas shopping kickoff -- the long Black Friday weekend -- could completely swallow Thanksgiving Day this year, according to some retail industry analysts.
  • Hey, Marriott: Why should I tip your housekeepers?

    I never tip the housekeeper when I stay in a hotel. Do you?
  • American’s pumpkin pandemonium continues with new Oreos

    Have you noticed that Americans are obsessed with pumpkin?
  • Ray Rice’s wife shouldn’t blame the media, she should look in the mirror

    I’ll never understand why battered women stay with their abusers. I’ve participated in the annual Walk to End Domestic Violence and worked locally with the Sojourner Center. I’ve spoken to countless women who have stayed with their husbands even though they were victims of abuse. I have heard their explanations about being tied to their […]
  • Losing Joan Rivers is hard, losing a mother is harder

    I’m shocked that Joan Rivers is dead. Although I knew how dire the situation was, I was hoping she would pull through. Her death personally touches my heart because I can relate to what her daughter, Melissa, is going through. Taking my mother off life support was the single hardest decision I’ve ever made in […]
  • Hershey’s chocolate kiss gets an unwelcomed makeover

    Hershey's appears to have stepped into a pile of public relations poop with the release of their new logo.
  • Boston Marathon bombing survivor marries nurse who cared for him

    I often post mantras on my Facebook page. One of my favorites is “Everything happens for a reason.” I try to remind myself of that when something negative and unexpected happens in life, even if I don’t understand why at the time, and there is a reason or purpose and in the end it will […]
  • ‘Breaking Bad’ goes out on quite a high

    "Breaking Bad" won big at the Emmys and for good reason. Wow, what a show.
  • Empowered women dominate MTV video awards

    What I loved about this year's MTV Video Music Awards was the show was all about empowered women.
  • Artists shouldn’t have to pay to play at the Super Bowl

    It's one of the biggest gigs a musical act can score: the Super Bowl halftime show. And now the National Football League reportedly wants artists to pay to play.
  • Short Takes: Is suicide a selfish act?

    Short Takes is a video feature where you get to ask any of our hosts or reporters about topic in the news and they’ll give you their take on it. Actor and comedian Robin Williams committed suicide this week and his publicist said he was battling severe depression. About 90 percent of people who commit […]
  • People getting ice cold to raise ALS awareness

    I've noticed over the last week that #IceBucketChallenge is all over my social networks. The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media.
  • Marijuana-infused ‘weedings’ the latest nuptial trend

    If you attend a wedding in Colorado or Washington state soon, don’t be surprised if the open bar is replaced with free weed. Marijuana enthusiasts think it’s better for a wedding than alcohol because it discourages binge-drinking, calms people down and makes them like each other more. Weed weddings, or “weedings,” incorporate marijuana into the […]
  • California restaurant bans loud kids and crying babies

    One of the busiest restaurants on Old Fisherman’s Wharf in Monterey, Calif., has posted signs prohibiting strollers, high chairs, booster seats, loud kids and crying babies. The signs say children crying or making loud noises are a distraction to other diners, and as such are not allowed in the dining room. As you might imagine, […]