PHOENIX – Devin Booker may be the face of the franchise, but Ricky Rubio has been a steadying force behind the Phoenix Suns’ success.
PHOENIX – Recycling programs across Arizona are in jeopardy as contamination from residents and tariffs from China remain in place.
PHOENIX – Kelly Oubre Jr.'s pop-up shop that donated funds to Deandre Ayton's hurricane relief cause was a reflection of the family image the Phoenix Suns hope to cultivate this season.
PHOENIX – With their revamped roster and new head coach, the Phoenix Suns are looking to change the way they are looked at around the NBA.
TUCSON – Mushrooms are a rare delicacy, but after less rain this summer due to a dry monsoon season, they've been harder to find in southern Arizona.
TEMPE – Bill Bidwill may have been an enigma to Cardinals fans and others who knew him only through his public persona. But in their tributes to him in the wake of his death at 88, Bidwill’s close friends and associates describe a humble, joke-telling man with a deeply caring nature.
Ducey on Fair Pay to Play: ‘I don’t want to see a state, especially California, have a competitive advantage’
PHOENIX – Arizona sports figures divided over California law that will allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals and hire agents.
PHOENIX – Albert Carter, acting field office director of Enforcement Removal Operations, says ICE officials are just doing their job to secure public safety. Arizona immigration activist Salvador Reza disagrees.
PHOENIX – High concentrations of toxic chemicals have been found in groundwater near Tucson’s airport, but the city’s drinking water does not appear to be in jeopardy. Authorities suspect the chemicals came from foam used to fight fires at an Air National Guard base.
TEMPE – Scientists use information from an instrument called MaRTy to help cities like Tempe and Phoenix understand what makes for the best shade in extreme heat.
PHOENIX – Voters soundly rejected Proposition 105, which would have killed Valley Metro light rail in Phoenix and redirect the funds to street repairs. They also defeated Proposition 106, dealing with public pensions.
PHOENIX – Police departments have looked to technology for solutions to criticisms, such as body-worn cameras to monitor police and public behavior and early-intervention software to sniff out bad behavior. Experiments with better community engagement, including civilian review boards with subpoena power, also are being considered or field-tested. Phoenix police plan to launch accountability procedures to document every time an officer draws a gun.