By Miranda Cyr and Grace Lieberman | Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020
PHOENIX – Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life held its fourth annual conference to promote suicide and bullying prevention among Arizona students, with largest attendance yet.
By Evan Desai | Monday, Dec. 23, 2019
BELLFLOWER, Calif. – St. John Bosco football head coach Jason Negro has turned the California program into a national powerhouse, where NCAA talent is produced consistently.
By Nick Aguilera | Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019
SCOTTSDALE - For the first time since 2011, the Arizona Fall League is showcasing two former No. 1 overall MLB Draft picks in Royce Lewis and Mickey Moniak. Despite the pressure of the first pick label, both players are not letting the selection define their careers.
By Bryce Newberry | Monday, April 22, 2019
PHOENIX – Arizona law requires doctors to check a state database before they write a new prescription for a controlled substance, such as prescription opioids. But more than 60% do not.
By Bryce Newberry | Wednesday, April 17, 2019
PHOENIX – Only 100 of Phoenix’s specialty police officers carry Narcan, a nasal spray form of naloxone. A mother who lost two children to opioid overdoses is trying to change that.
By Austen Bundy | Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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.
By Lurissa Carbajal | Wednesday, April 3, 2019
MORENCI – Most of Arizona’s 12 methadone clinics are in the Phoenix area, leaving rural residents recovering from opioid use to travel miles for such treatment.
By Andrew Wei | Thursday, March 28, 2019
PHOENIX – Newer and more powerful drugs like fentanyl and concerns for officer safety have complicated once routine police work, such as field testing suspected drugs. An Arizona toxicologist and some law-enforcement agencies said training makes a difference. Vertical: Government/health
By Kelsey Mo | Wednesday, March 20, 2019
PHOENIX – A bill in the Arizona Legislature would change the date of primaries to the first Tuesday in August, instead of 10 weeks out from a general election.
By Bryce Newberry | Wednesday, March 20, 2019
SAFFORD – Safford Mayor Jason Kouts and his wife Maria lost their 25-year-old son Josiah to an opioid overdose in January 2018, but they’re using the pain to help others struggling with addiction.
By Austen Bundy | Wednesday, March 13, 2019
PHOENIX– Kate Gallego won the runoff election for Phoenix mayor Tuesday night, handily defeating former City Councilman and firefighter Daniel Valenzuela.
By Austen Bundy | Monday, Feb. 25, 2019
PHOENIX – Former Astronaut Mark Kelly launched his campaign for U.S. Senate Sunday afternoon in downtown Phoenix, attracting several hundred supporters to hear his plan for Arizona.