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Like some actors, iconic Hollywood sign gets a makeover – and a closeup

LOS ANGELES – A reporter and a photographer get special access to the Hollywood sign, which is being repainted to celebrate its 100th anniversary next year. It’s not just a sign, but rather a symbol of the power of storytelling and the pursuit of the American dream.


With an exciting young core and brand new arena, the Arizona Coyotes embark on a season like no other

TEMPE – The Arizona Coyotes kick off their season tonight in Pittsburgh as a new era for the franchise seems to be underway in the Valley.

The Arizona Coyotes open the 2022-23 regular season with optimism and excitement tonight in Pittsburgh. The team's first home game at Mullett Arena is scheduled for Oct. 28. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Combating hate and blame: LGBTQ activists fight stigma around monkeypox

PHOENIX – LGBTQ activists in Arizona are stepping up efforts to fight stigma and intolerance amid a global outbreak of monkeypox – even as they work to get more people vaccinated against the viral disease.


AVP pro volleyball hopes Phoenix digs its championship – even without a beach

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. – The Association of Volleyball Professionals is bringing beach volleyball back to Phoenix after a 13-year absence. The city will host the championship event for the AVPs Gold Series Tour next month.


Benson Henderson signs four-fight contract with Bellator MMA despite rumors of retirement

PHOENIX – Benson Henderson signs a new contract with Bellator despite the popular belief that he would retire following his last victory at the Footprint Center.


Some of Arizona’s top players headline NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

PHOENIX – The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament features multiple Valley athletes competing at the highest level of collegiate competition.


BYU star Shaylee Gonzales, recovered from knee injury, talks about perseverance

Shaylee Gonzales was on top of the world after her freshman season in 2019 at BYU – but then she tore an ACL. She used the next year to recover, become a social media star and now she’s back on the court.


Hope and resilience in action: Navajo Nation continues battle against COVID

TUBA CITY – Residents of Tuba City on the Navajo Nation remain active in battling COVID-19, and they reflect on the hardships and hope that accompanied them for the past year and a half.


Phoenix police oversight office’s first director begins work

PHOENIX – The city’s newly created Office of Accountability and Transparency will soon start business under its first director, attorney Roger Smith, who arrived Monday.


BYU’s Shaylee Gonzales: basketball standout, social influencer, NIL beneficiary

PHOENIX - Shaylee Gonzales found her voice on social media, and on the basketball court. Now the BYU star is cashing in and living the ultimate comeback story.


Pediatricians ready to vaccinate ages 5-11 against COVID, urge parents to prepare kids

PHOENIX – The CDC approved the COVID-19 vaccination for children 5 to 11. Health care providers provided insight on what parents can do to prepare their child to get the shot.


Latino cartoonist’s ‘TOONDEMIC’ fights COVID misinformation

TEMPE – Political cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz is the latest contributor to the COVID Latino project, which aims to disseminate information – and counter COVID-19 misinformation – through art.