Coronavirus sports roundup: Diamondbacks experience baseball with cardboard cutouts, fake crowd noise
PHOENIX - Diamondbacks catch first glimpse of pandemic baseball on Sunday. Additionally, players across the NFL organize a social media blitz to tackle concerns about the start of NFL training camp.
PHOENIX - The Trump administration Tuesday dropped a proposal to order international students home if their schools were not offering in-person classes this fall, a move challenged in court by 18 states and colleges across the country, including all three of Arizona's public universities.
PHOENIX - Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs led a group of Republican lawmakers to demand that schools reopen as usual in the fall, the latest salvo in a days-long Trump administration campaing on the issue - a move that educators overwhelmingly oppose without proper COVID-19 safeguards in place.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix water-investment company Greenstone stands to make millions if state and federal regulators approve the transfer of water rights from La Paz County land it owns to fast growing Queen Creek. Critics call the deal a start down a slippery slope as urban areas of the state attract more and more people during a long term drought.
PHOENIX – ASU and UA have 15 combined players committed in the class of 2021. None of them are from Arizona. Why are the state’s top players going out of state for college?
PHOENIX - Just days after President Donald Trump was in Yuma to praise construction of the border wall last week, a federal court reaffirmed its ruling that the administration's method of funding that construction was "unlawful."
WASHINGTON - Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams joined mayors and big-city police chiefs from around the country Thursday for a U.S. Conference of Mayors virtual panel looking at police reform and racial justice, as cities across the country grapple with the fallout of George Floyd's death at police hands.
PHOENIX - President Donald Trump toured a new section of border wall in Yuma, crediting it not only for reducing border crossings and drugs but also for helping prevent "a coronavirus catastrophe" on the southern border, a claim derided by Democrats at time when COVID-19 infections are surging.
PHOENIX - President Donald Trump is set to visit Yuma Tuesday to mark the completion of 216 miles of border wall - well shy of the 450 miles he vowed to have built by the end of this year. But experts note that, with elections this fall, the administration has a powerful incentive to keep pressing ahead.
PHOENIX - Advocates and DACA recipients celebrated the Supreme Court ruling Thursday that upheld the deferred deprotation program the Trump administration tried to end. But how long that celebration will last is unclear, as the court said the administration still has the authority to end DACA.
PHOENIX – DACA recipient Johan Montes Cuevas was held in ICE custody for two days after videotaping police aggression from his vehicle.
PHOENIX – Mask requirements are in development by city and county leaders, and other headlines from around the Grand Canyon State.