PHOENIX – Despite rumors that Barack Obama had interest in ownership of the Phoenix Suns and Mercury, he shot down speculation. He also praised the play of the Suns.
PHOENIX – Cam Johnson and the Suns failed to agree to a contract extension before the season, allowing him to become a restricted free agent in 2023. This puts pressure on Johnson to perform, but he’s trying to not let it distract from the team’s goals.
PHOENIX – Former Vice President Mike Pence visited the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona on Monday, then addressed a crowd at the Arizona Commerce Authority in Phoenix on his vision for U.S. border security and immigration. Pence is expected to run for president in 2024 – potentially against his old boss.
CHANDLER – La pandemia cerró la Biblioteca Chandler Sunset en 2020, y una explosión de gas natural cercana la cerró nuevamente en 2021. La biblioteca ahora está abierta y nuevamente enfocada en sus programas comunitarios.
PHOENIX – The pandemic closed Chandler Sunset Library in 2020, and a nearby natural-gas explosion closed it again in 2021. The library now is open and refocused on its community programs.
Move 2023 Super Bowl out of Arizona? That’s what faith leaders want because of voting bill restrictions
PHOENIX – More than 200 faith leaders have signed a petition asking the NFL to move the 2023 Super Bowl from Arizona. The petition cites three Arizona bills as voter suppression.
PHOENIX – When Tierra Hopkins began noticing how many people were experiencing homelessness, she combined her passion for fitness with a desire to help those in need.
WASHINGTON - Federal officials want to greatly expand habitats for black-footed ferrets in Arizona and possibly into neighboring states, but the endangered animal, once thought extinct, still faces several hurdles, experts say.
PHOENIX – Kevin Sumlin’s time in Arizona could be running out. The third-year coach’s seat is growing hotter by the minute, riding a 10-game skid into a showdown with Colorado.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, saying it would violate deeply held religious opposition to same-sex marriage. The court said Colorado officials showed “clear and impermissible hostility” to the baker's religious claims.
The Department of Homeland Security has expedited construction of the reinforced border wall in New Mexico by waiving 20 environmental laws.
Owners of a vegan grocery store in Glendale hope the store, which offers groceries completely free of animal products, will attract customers from the Phoenix area.