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Supreme Court rejects appeals of death-row inmates in two Arizona killings

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that inmates do not have a right to raise defenses in federal court that were rejected in state courts, denying the appeals of two Arizona death-row inmates in the process.


Battle for Arizona Avenue: Hamilton-Chandler rivalry extends to baseball with first title meeting

TEMPE – A rivalry best known for football has extended to the diamond. Hamilton High School and Chandler High School showcased their talents in the baseball 6A state championship game. Is a new rivalry underway?


Arizona traffic fatalities reached 15-year high in 2021, U.S. data shows

WASHINGTON - Arizona traffic fatalities hit their highest level in 15 years in 2021, when the state saw a 6.5% increase in highway deaths that experts blame in part on bad driving habits made worse during the pandemic.


‘Can’t kill the dead’: Hamilton baseball team wins 6A title following controversy

TEMPE – A week after being told its season was over, Hamilton High School won the 6A baseball title following an improbable series of events.


More funds sought for drone inspections of transportation infrastructure

TEMPE – New legislation sponsored by Rep. Greg Stanton of Phoenix could give more funding to state, local and tribal governments to use drones to inspect roads, bridges and other infrastructure.


Crowded House: Redistricting, vacancies boost fundraising in House races

WASHINGTON - Arizona congressional challengers have been emboldened this year by an open seat, an unpopular president and a newly drawn district map - and they have the money to show for it, raising $13.7 million to the incumbents' $9.4 million as of March 31.


Former Arizona State wrestling stars continue to impress within MMA community

TEMPE – Arizona State is not only known as a strong wrestling school, but as a mixed martial arts factory as well. Many have successfully extended their fighting careers beyond Tempe.


Arizona lawmakers among most, least likely in House to vote by proxy

WASHINGTON – Two years after the House allowed proxy voting as a pandemic precaution, two Arizona lawmakers remain among the House's most active proxy voters, while two others are among the stubborn minority that has never cast vote by proxy.


‘Happy to be back home’: Anthony Robles grateful to take over Mesa High wrestling program

MESA – After leaving Arizona State with a national title, wrestler Anthony Robles moved on to motivational speaking and broadcasting. Now he’s taking on a new challenge: head wrestling coach at Mesa High School.


How two sisters who never played baseball saved Tempe Prep from a forfeited season

TEMPE — When Tempe Prep was at risk of forfeiting games, two sisters stepped in to fill the roster and have become an integral part of the Knights team.


Diamondbacks’ trip to New York special as trailblazer Jackie Robinson honored

NEW YORK – The Arizona Diamondbacks found themselves in the ideal city to honor Jackie Robinson. New York is where the trailblazer broke baseball’s color barrier.


U.S. inflation rose at fastest rate in 40 years, Valley grew even faster

WASHINGTON - The U.S. cost of living surged 8.5% over the past 12 months, the fastest one-year increase in more than 40 years, driven by skyrocketing gas, food and housing prices, and Phoenix-area consumers have seen even sharper increases in recent months, new data shows.