GCU upset of Tennessee marks another milestone in rapid ascension of Lopes baseball
PHOENIX – GCU baseball has made tremendous progress over the last five years, earning WAC championships as well as two straight NCAA tournament appearances, including an at-large invitation last year. An upset win over Tennessee gave GCU even more national exposure.
Fire or forgive? Debate about Brennaman slur continues as more broadcasters use derogatory language
PHOENIX - In August of 2020, former Diamondbacks broadcaster Thom Brennaman was suspended by the Cincinnati Reds for using a homophobic slur. He is far from the only announcer to face consequences for similar transgressions.
Arizona joins other states calling on Supreme Court to overturn DACA
WASHINGTON - Arizona joined 12 other states this week that asked the Supreme Court to roll back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which they say has caused "irreparable harm" to their states.
A virtual wall may be the solution to protect wildlife at the border
PHOENIX – The Center for Biological Diversity says animals like jaguars are at risk of harm if President Trump builds a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Tech company, Quanergy Systems, says it has an alternative that can be used to create a virtual wall instead, possibly offering a solution to the wildlife problem.
Mueller report says Russian hacking once went through Arizona server
PHOENIX - The road from Washington to St. Petersburg apparently passes through Arizona, according to the Mueller report, which said Russian intelligence officers used a "leased computer" in Arizona to help funnel information stolen from hacked Democratic Party computers.
Same report, different take for state lawmakers eyeing Mueller report
PHOENIX - Arizona lawmakers looked at the same 448-page Mueller report and saw two different things, with two very different reactions, depending on which side of the aisle they are on. If there was a common thread, it was that nobody's mind appeared to be changed by the report.
A tale of two cities: What Baltimore can teach Arizona about fighting fentanyl overdoses
PHOENIX – After researchers proved fentanyl testing strips were the most accurate method of detecting the opioid, Maryland decriminalized them. But they’re illegal in Arizona, which advocates say is only making the overdose problem worse.
Arizona House moves forward on code of conduct before session ends
PHOENIX – The House approved a motion by voice vote to move forward with a code of conduct that Republican leaders promised last year.
Lawmakers, business leaders wary of Trump threat to close Mexico border
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump repeated his threat to deal with a surge of migrants by closing the U.S.- Mexico border, a move that has been called a potential "economic catastrophe" for Arizona, which did $16.7 billion in trade with Mexico in fiscal 2018.
McSally, Biggs question DHS on release of migrants into Arizona communities
PHOENIX – Sen. Martha McSally hosted a closed-door roundtable Monday with Homeland Security officials over the release of apprehended migrants into Arizona communities.
An exoneration of the president? Democrats, legal experts say it’s too soon to tell
PHOENIX – Several members of the Arizona congressional delegation gave their take on Attorney General William Barr’s summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.
Gallego wins big in runoff to become second woman elected Phoenix mayor
PHOENIX– Kate Gallego won the runoff election for Phoenix mayor Tuesday night, handily defeating former City Councilman and firefighter Daniel Valenzuela.