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Two Cochise County officials face felony charges over 2022 election

PHOENIX – The Arizona Attorney General’s office announced Wednesday the indictment of two Cochise County supervisors for their roles in delaying the certification of the county’s election results in the November 2022 general election. Peggy Judd, 61, and Terry “Tom” Crosby, 64, face felony charges of conspiracy and interference with an election officer.

Peggy Judd, 61, and Terry “Tom” Crosby, 64, face felony charges of conspiracy and interference with an election officer over their roles in postponing certification of Cochise County’s 2022 general election results. In this November 2022 file photo, an election worker gathers ballots at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center. (File photo by Drake Presto/Cronkite News)

Shaken and stirred: NCAA transfer portal transforms Pac-12 basketball

LAS VEGAS – The transfer portal has shaken up the landscape of college athletics. See how the portal has made its impact on Pac-12 basketball for the 2023-24 season.

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‘It’s about damn time’: Women’s Sports Network jumps on shifting attitudes, taps burgeoning market

PHOENIX – The popularity of women’s sports is exploding, but media coverage is still lacking. Now there is a 24-hour TV network dedicated to women’s sports, and industry leaders believe the time is finally right for the Women’s Sports Network.

For many year, media coverage of female athletes was limited. That’s beginning to change and in November, the Women’s Sports Network launched the first-ever 24-hour streaming network dedicated to women’s sports. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Take as prescribed, if you can find it: Drug shortages hit a 10-year high

WASHINGTON - The number of drugs in short supply in the U.S. is now the highest in a decade, according to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, with one official calling the shortage of chemotherapy drugs particularly concerning.


Coconino official tells House ‘anti-ESG’ bills threaten public investments

WASHINGTON - Coconino County Treasurer Sarah Benatar told House lawmakers Tuesday that it's her job to get the best, and safest, return on public investments for taxpayers, but that "anti-ESG" legislation puts public dollars at risk.


County attorneys may challenge Hobbs order over abortion prosecutions

WASHINGTON - County attorneys are considering next steps, including the possibility of a lawsuit, after Gov. Katie Hobbs rejected their request to rescind an executive order that puts the decision to prosecute abortion cases in the hands of the attorney general's office.

Gov. Katie Hobbs speaks at a press conference to commemorate her 100th day as Arizona’s chief executive on April 12, 2023. (Photo by Drake Presto/Cronkite News)

‘He knew how to outsmart guys’: Former coaches not surprised Cardinals hired Drew Terrell

PHOENIX – Drew Terrell is returning to the place where his football journey began. The Arizona Cardinals have hired the former Hamilton High School star as the team’s passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach.

Former Hamilton High School standout Drew Terrell spend three seasons coaching wide receivers with the Washington Commanders. Now he'll serve in a similar role as passing game coordinator/wide receivers coach for the Arizona Cardinals. (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Lake Havasu boating event gives unique experience to boat enthusiasts with disabilities

LAKE HAVASU – Anderson Powersports’ Desert Storm boating week at Lake Havasu kicked off in mid-April with the Krusin’ for a Kause event, which gave adults and children with disabilities a chance to take a ride in a high-performance boat.

Boat owners wait in queue to set up for the Desert Storm Street Party in Lake Havasu City. (Photo by Drake Presto/Cronkite News)

Residentes rurales reciben mensajes de texto para mejorar su salud

PHOENIX – El Centro de Salud Rural de la Universidad de Arizona envió mensajes de texto sobre COVID-19 a 3,000 suscriptores que viven en áreas rurales durante la pandemia. Desde entonces, los mensajes de texto evolucionaron para incluir otros problemas de atención médica para personas de color y otras comunidades desatendidas.

El Centro de Salud Rural de la Universidad de Arizona envió mensajes de texto sobre COVID-19 a 3,000 suscriptores que viven en áreas rurales durante la pandemia. Desde entonces, los mensajes de texto evolucionaron para incluir otros problemas de atención médica para personas de color y otras comunidades desatendidas. (Foto por Drake Presto/Cronkite Noticias)

U.S. set for 75th meeting against archrival Mexico in friendly at State Farm Stadium

PHOENIX – The U.S. is set to meet Mexico on the pitch for the 75th time as they kick-off in the inaugural Allstate Continental Clásico at State Farm Stadium. The USMNT is undefeated in its previous four games against Mexico.

Jesus Ferreira was one of 10 USMNT players on the current roster to compete in the 2022 World Cup. (Photo courtesy of US Soccer)

State budget negotiations said to be close as Arizona governor celebrates 100th day in office

PHOENIX — In her first 100 days, Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs has vetoed more than 40 bills and created oversight commissions to find solutions to the state’s pressing problems.

Gov. Katie Hobbs speaks at a press conference to commemorate her 100th day as Arizona’s chief executive on April 12, 2023. (Photo by Drake Presto/Cronkite News)