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Chandler library reopens 6 months after nearby explosion shut it down

PHOENIX – The pandemic closed Chandler Sunset Library in 2020, and a nearby natural-gas explosion closed it again in 2021. The library now is open and refocused on its community programs.


Credit crunch: Complaints about credit reports jumped in 2021, feds say

WASHINGTON - Arizonans went from filing 6,600 complaints with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2020 to filing nearly 8,000 the next year, the most on record. And almost half of those were complaints about what consumers found on their credit reports, CFPB says.


Former Arizona standout thrives in new role with hometown Lakers

Stanley Johnson was a star on UArizona’s 2015 Elite Eight team. But after bouncing around the NBA, the former lottery pick has found success with his hometown team, the L.A. Lakers.


UFC standout John Moraga takes breaks from competition to focus on Maryvale, the community that raised him

PHOENIX — Phoenix John Moraga has participated in combats sports form a young age. He’s taking a break to give back to the community.


ASU Esports brings gaming community together with first LAN of semester

TEMPE – With the community largely pushed online over the past two years, ASU Esports holds the first LAN meetup of the spring semester. Gamers from different backgrounds meet up to socialize and compete.


Cactus League report: Brewers pitchers hope to build off dominant 2021 season

The Milwaukee Brewers are looking to follow up a dominant 2021 campaign on the mound. Many are using the abbreviated spring to their advantage to fulfill that goal, and sizable results have already presented themselves.


Supreme Court to hear appeal of death-row inmate in death of Tucson cop

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear an Arizona death-row inmate's claim that he was wrongly denied the chance to tell jurors he would be ineligible for parole if they sentenced him to life instead of death.


High price of gasoline may drive commuters toward other methods of transportation

PHOENIX – Rising gas prices mean changes for commuting around the Valley and beyond. Uber and Lyft have added fuel surcharges, and public transportation ridership has risen, as it usually does when fuel prices go up.


Quidditch casts its spell on muggles beyond Hogwarts

LOS ANGELES – How did UCLA come to dominate the world of collegiate quidditch, a sport that fuses elements of dodgeball, tag and rugby?


Brandon Courtney aims for individual title as ASU wrestlers head to NCAA championships

TEMPE – The Sun Devils won six individual wrestling titles at the Pac-12 Championships. After winning its third straight title, the team heads to the 2022 Men’s NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships with seven wrestlers qualifying.


ASU men’s hockey says goodbye to Oceanside Ice Arena with a bang

TEMPE – With the impending completion of ASU’s multipurpose arena, Sun Devils men's hockey played its final game at the "blue collar" Oceanside Ice Arena, winning a chippy, physical, penalty-filled game against Long Island.


Legisladores de Arizona consideran expandir cobertura Medicaid para la atención posparto

PHOENIX – Los defensores están presionando a los legisladores de Arizona para que amplíen la cobertura de Medicaid para las mujeres después de dar a luz para ayudar a mejorar los resultados de salud materna y combatir el aumento de las muertes relacionadas con el embarazo.