PHOENIX – By the time he was 17, Phoenix's Adam Stewart was abusing meth and spending time in prison for armed robbery and aggravated assault. Then boxing found him and in June came confirmation of his success: a televised bout on ESPN.
BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – Panama has been overwhelmed by the increasing numbers of migrants coming through the Darién jungle that separates it from Colombia – an increasing number of them are pregnant women.
PHOENIX - Arizona schools must open their doors to at least some of their students on Aug. 17, state officials said Thursday, but districts will have the flexibility to offer alternative schooling to students who want to stay home.
PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes learned quickly that the coronavirus is no joke. The Suns' Ricky Rubio has landed in Orlando, and the NFL says fans must wear masks in 2020.
PHOENIX – An influx of disposable personal protective equipment produced in the fight against the novel coronavirus is raising alarms among conservationists and scientists.
PHOENIX – Cubans seeking political asylum are increasingly taking a long, dangerous, intercontinental journey.
PHOENIX – Hospitals see a rise in use of ICU beds and ventilators; the death toll reaches 2,245; senior citizens seek pen pals; and more headlines from around the Grand Canyon State.
PHOENIX - Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs led a group of Republican lawmakers to demand that schools reopen as usual in the fall, the latest salvo in a days-long Trump administration campaing on the issue - a move that educators overwhelmingly oppose without proper COVID-19 safeguards in place.
Movie theaters, bars, water parks and other places where large crowds can gather were ordered to close in response to troubling growth of illness and reports of crowds at river-tubing and outdoor recreation areas in Arizona this past weekend.
PHOENIX - President Donald Trump is set to visit Yuma Tuesday to mark the completion of 216 miles of border wall - well shy of the 450 miles he vowed to have built by the end of this year. But experts note that, with elections this fall, the administration has a powerful incentive to keep pressing ahead.
GLENDALE – Arizona Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo announced Xavier A. Gutierrez as the franchise’s new President and CEO. Gutierrez is the first Latino President and CEO in NHL history and hopes to mobilize the community.
PHOENIX – NASCAR drivers such as Alex Bowman and Bubba Wallace react to the banning of Confederate flags at all future NASCAR events