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From riches to rags: Aiding athletes with financial woes drives former ASU standout Zach Miller

PHOENIX- He banked millions carving running lanes and catching touchdown passes in the NFL. His new mission aims to secure millions for his peers.


Movement to defund police gains urgency in Arizona

Community members, activists and police experts discuss the movement of defunding the police departments as cities across the nation begin to reform their law enforcement.


Prescott, Phoenix, Prescott, Phoenix: Suns’ Lecque logs miles as he chases dream

PHOENIX – Jalen Lecque goes back and forth from Prescott to Phoenix as he chases dream of securing full-time spot with Suns.


Sharp: Tribal sovereignty still threatened from ‘every corner’

WASHINGTON - Despite some "encouraging developments," threats to tribal sovereignty still come "from every branch and every corner of federal and state governments," the president of the National Congress of American Indians said Monday.


Court: Woman injured by leaking breast implant cannot sue manufacturer

An appeals court said federal law protects the manufacturer of a leaking silicone breast implant that injured a Gold Canyon woman, who tried to sue the company for damages from the implants she received after a cancer diagnosis and double mastectomy.


Resource centers nourish parents, young children with food and education

PHOENIX – Maricopa County family resource centers take a holistic approach to child development in a state where education markers like reading ability rank consistently low compared to other states.


‘One team, one heartbeat’: Arizona softball ends Women’s College World Series drought

TUCSON – With their Super Regional victory over Ole Miss, the Arizona Wildcats are headed to Oklahoma City for the Women’s College World Series for the first time since 2010.


From Justin Verlander to Jake Owen, celebrities showcase their skills at Phoenix Open Pro-Am

SCOTTSDALE – The WMPO brought together various celebrities and professionals to participate in the 2019 Annexus Pro-Am


In a hole: Arizona officials lack funds to find, secure at least 100,000 abandoned mines

PHOENIX – Arizona has an estimated 100,000 abandoned mines, according to the Arizona State Mine Inspector’s Office. However, officials have only identified about 19,000 of them. As more people move to and visit Arizona – many eager to explore the state’s more remote lands – the chances of people coming across one of these hazardous mines only increase.


‘Aggressively pursuing the facts’: Board of Regents meets to discuss UA basketball program

PHOENIX – The Arizona Board of Regents met Thursday to discuss allegations against the University of Arizona basketball program. The chair said Thursday the group is "aggressively pursuing the facts."


Sen. McCain to lie in state at Arizona Capitol on Wednesday; mourners continue to pay respects

As Arizonans continued to mourn Sunday, Gov. Doug Ducey said Sen. John McCain will lie in state at the state Capitol on Wednesday, which is McCain's birthday.


Phoenix Council to proceed with light-rail extension to South Phoenix, but requests design evaluation

The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday voted to proceed with the development of the South Central light-rail extension after a contentious meeting with residents earlier this week.