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As holiday crowds packed tourist spots, fears rose of COVID-19 spread

Memorial Day weekend crowds that one official said were "off the charts" at Arizona vacation spots have health experts worried that tourist behavior could lead to an increase of COVID-19 of cases.


Healing arts: Recovering from sexual assault through creativity

PHOENIX – Every 73 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Art as therapy, whether through visual, performance or other means, is being used as a recovery system from sexual assault.


Pedestrian deaths in Arizona’s 7th Congressional District are highest in U.S., report says

PHOENIX – Arizona's 7th Congressional District is the most dangerous district for pedestrians in the U.S., according to a group that advocates for safe streets.


‘It’s our turn’: Phoenix police supporters rally outside City Hall

PHOENIX – About 50 demonstrators rallied Wednesday to show support for police in the wake of protests over a viral video of a controversial police stop.


Federal charges against four No More Deaths volunteers are dropped

TUCSON – Federal charges have been dropped against four humanitarian aid workers who faced misdemeanor charges involving their work on the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.


What’s next for No More Deaths after latest convictions of volunteers?

TUCSON – No More Deaths has a long history of battling authorities over the aid the group provides for migrants along the border. Now that four more volunteers have been convicted, what’s next for the group?


4 No More Deaths volunteers found guilty of entering refuge, abandoning property

TUCSON – Four No More Deaths volunteers were found guilty on Friday for charges involving leaving aid in restricted areas of the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.


Cactus League economic impact makes double-figure jump

SCOTTSDALE -- Equipped with an IPad or IPhone, Saager Buch made his way to groups sitting on the lawns of Cactus League ballparks. Disinterested in the games at hand, the junior research economist at the L. William Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State’s W. P. Carey School of Business approached the masses with a survey.


‘Deeply problematic’: Cardinals criticized for promoting Bidwill’s support of SCOTUS nominee

Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill triggered controversy when a story about his backing of President Donald Trump’s nomination for the Supreme Court was posted to the team-affiliated website and Twitter.


That’s the ticket: Pro teams hope to create lifelong fans with student pass programs

PHOENIX -- In a city filled with transplants, Valley sports teams are left fighting for the fandom and support of many who have already pledged their allegiances to other teams.


On the fast track: Abby Meulebroeck, 15, off to strong start in male-dominated motorsport

Pyrotechnic flames shoot into the air as cars cross the finish line in the first heat of the Father’s Day weekend races at Arizona Speedway. Up next is Abby Meulebroeck.


‘A lot like Garnett’: Suns pick Deandre Ayton compared to former NBA MVP

Following his pre-draft workout with the Phoenix Suns, the one and only team he worked out for this offseason, the NBA draft’s presumptive No. 1 overall pick, Deandre Ayton, was asked which player’s game his most resembles.