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The hidden homeless: Growing number of older people living on the streets

PHOENIX – Central Arizona Shelter Services says it helped more than 1,300 people older than 55 who are experiencing homelessness in the 2018-19 fiscal year. That’s nearly 30% of the total the agency served. And homelessness for Arizona residents is on the rise, according to the Arizona Department of Economic Security.


A new look: Wildcats come to Tempe and knock off ASU women’s basketball

TEMPE – After a stint of dominating in the state, the Arizona State women's basketball team finds itself in an unfamiliar position: playing second fiddle to Arizona.


Latinos left behind as big tech continues to grow

TUCSON – The tech industry continues to grow nationwide, but its workforce still is nearly 70% white. Less than 7% of workers are Hispanic.


Role reversal: Teen caring for father with Alzheimer’s shares her experience

CERRITOS, Calif. – Emily Jenkins has helped care for her father since he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease about 10 years ago. She just turned 19.


‘Fighter from day one’: Tracy Cortez’s toughness leads her to UFC

SCOTTSDALE – Tracy Cortez was always tough. She took that no-nonsense approach and landed in the UFC.


#ElPasoStrong: Walmart near border reopens three months after mass shooting

EL PASO, Texas – Walmart associates return to work at the Cielo Vista Walmart three months after a gunman massacred 22 people and wounded 24 others.


Arizonans have hand in, eyes on this week’s Supreme Court DACA hearing

WASHINGTON - Yazmin Irazoqui-Ruiz and Reyna Montoya will be watching as the Supreme Court considers the fate of DACA Tuesday. The two Arizona DACA recipients were cited in the dozens of brief filed in the case, including opposing briefs from the state and from Arizona advocacy groups.


Leftover pumpkins feed hungry animals instead of landfills

PHOENIX – Every year after Halloween, pumpkins get thrown in the trash, but MacDonald's Ranch finds better uses for leftovers from their pumpkin patch.


Water from air: ASU professor’s technology produces clean drinking water around the globe

PHOENIX – Zero Mass Water, a company created by ASU professor Cody Friesen, uses solar panel technology to produce clean water from the air for local schools and underserved communities across the globe.


Johnson & Johnson settlement on surgical mesh includes $2.8 million for Arizona

PHOENIX – Arizona will receive $2.8 million of a nearly $117 million settlement from Johnson & Johnson over safety concerns of a surgical mesh product.


ICE officials say immigration crackdowns don’t make them the ‘bad guys’

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.


‘It brings flashbacks’: Hurricane Dorian devastation call to action for Suns’ Ayton

PHOENIX – Deandre Ayton donated $100,000 to the Bahamas in Hurricane Dorian relief efforts along with supplies and money collected from an item donation drive at a local Fry’s Food Stores.