ARIVACA – Cartels are smuggling more and more deadly fentanyl across the border, leaving Arizonans to deal with the repercussions. Nationwide, overdose deaths hit a record high in 2020 and are continuing to rise.
Historic and ongoing medical mistreatment and lack of access have informed Black Americans’ COVID-19 response: vaccine hesitancy.
MESA – With vaccination rates declining, public and private entities are trying to reverse the trend. From free doughnuts to cold, hard cash, individuals stepping up to get pricked can be rewarded in many ways.
PHOENIX – When the coronavirus pandemic put a halt to most recreational sporting events and activities, people began looking elsewhere for exercise and competition. Many found disc golf as the answer.
TEMPE – It has been a hectic offseason for Arizona State men’s basketball. After a complete overhaul of the roster, coach Bobby Hurley still feels encouraged about the state of the program.
PHOENIX – A Phoenix professor will be among the crew members to fly on the first all-civilian space flight that SpaceX launches this fall.
TEMPE - The Sun Devils face a slew of departures this offseason but the unexpected loss of Jaelen House, who entered the transfer portal last week, could turn out to be one of the biggest losses of the offseason.
AVONDALE – Martin Truex Jr., a prestigious veteran in the NASCAR Cup Series, won for the first time in his Phoenix Raceway career while Glendale native Michael McDowell did not have much success at his home track.
TEMPE – The Arizona State men's basketball team beat Washington State in the Pac-12 tournament opener as it tries to preserve a season that has been a disappointment to this point.
As Oklahoma battles severe winter weather, state health officials and the Indian Health Service work to continue administering the coronavirus vaccine.
PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced local HIV service providers to get creative and adapt, launching such services as Zoom appointments, drive-thru, at-home and mobile testing.
TEMPE – ASU’s recent wins could be turning point in season