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Arizona’s top football recruits continue to leave state for college

PHOENIX – ASU and UA have 15 combined players committed in the class of 2021. None of them are from Arizona. Why are the state’s top players going out of state for college?


Tucson officials rally behind police chief, reject resignation after in-custody death

PHOENIX - Tucson officials turned down Police Chief Chris Magnus' tendered resignation this week after city officials, and even the family of a man who died in police custody, rallied behind the chief.


Williams joins chiefs, mayors seeking ways to improve police-community relations

WASHINGTON - Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams joined mayors and big-city police chiefs from around the country Thursday for a U.S. Conference of Mayors virtual panel looking at police reform and racial justice, as cities across the country grapple with the fallout of George Floyd's death at police hands.


June 10, 2020, Noon Update

Rise in COVID-19 cases; Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in Glendale; and Prescott Rodeo expected to take place with precautions.


‘Coronavirus Chronicles’: Cronkite News special highlights pandemic coverage

The Coronavirus Chronicles takes viewers through several weeks of the biggest coronavirus stories since the outbreak began – while offering an inside look at how the newsroom navigated bringing stories of a worldwide crisis to audiences.


16 years ago, Sarver purchased Phoenix Suns for record $401 million

PHOENIX – The $401 million price tag for the Suns was an NBA record at the time of the sale, but 16 years later, the blockbuster purchase hasn’t panned out to be all it was expected for Robert Sarver.


School leaders say move to distance learning highlights digital divide

TEMPE – The scramble to deliver lessons remotely because of COVID-19 has been a challenge for all schools in the state, but a particularly difficult one for districts on the wrong side of the digital divide, school leaders said this week.


Patience, workouts and video games: Diamondbacks’ Merrill Kelly tries to keep perspective with season on hiatus

PHOENIX – Diamondbacks starter Merrill Kelly is eager to get back on the field, but understands that other things take priority over baseball’s return.


Dairy farmers forced to adjust their practices during COVID-19 pandemic

The dairy industry has been forced to resort to extreme practices to offset sales lost because restaurants and schools have been shut down to stop the spread of novel coronavirus.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Plasma from recovered patients used for treatment

PHOENIX – Jobless claims continue to stay high, advocates urge release of incarcerated and other news from around the Grand Canyon State.


Mercury mulling ways to complement their ‘big-three’ in WNBA Draft

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Mercury have the 10th overall selection in the WNBA’s April 17 player draft. Mercury coach Sandy Brondello said she’s confident the right player will be available when the Mercury pick.


No peanuts, Cracker Jack or fans: Baseball in Taiwan offers sneak peek of what MLB in Arizona might look like

PHOENIX – Is there a way baseball could be played in Arizona this season? The CPBL League in Taiwan shows there could be a way.