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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.


For Benedictine Mesa basketball player Kate Golovkina, thoughts are with family in Russia

Challenged by distance, an ACL injury and now the war in Ukraine, Benedictine University Mesa athlete Kate Golovkina, a Russian basketball player, remains uncertain about the future.


Arizona heads home after loss to Houston, but a question remains: Will Bennedict Mathurin be back?

The No. 5 seed Houston Cougars eliminated the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats on Thursday in the Sweet 16. Star guard Bennedict Mathurin is unsure of whether he will return to Tucson next season or declare for the 2022 NBA Draft.


Wildcats emerge from tough times, advance to men’s Sweet 16

SAN DIEGO – Arizona taught a master class in overcoming adversity this season, and they did it again in an overtime victory against TCU that propelled the Wildcats into the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 for the first time since 2017.


Valley ties: Arizona connections run deep in 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

PHOENIX – Six players from Arizona are on key teams in this year’s March Madness tournament, as well as five coaches who have ties to the Valley.


After scrambling to resettle nearly 1,900 Afghans, groups await more

WASHINGTON - Refugee resettlement groups in Arizona found homes for almost 1,900 Afghan refugees from the fall of Kabul in August through February, the most the agencies said they have placed in the least amount of time. And they say they are ready to place more.


Life expectancy fell a ‘shocking’ 1.8 years in 2020; COVID not sole culprit

WASHINGTON - U.S. life expectancy fell by an “unprecedented and shocking” 1.8 years between 2019 and 2020, a dramatic drop that experts say can only partly be blamed on the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Mikey’s League fills sports void for those with intellectual, physical disabilities

TEMPE – Mikey's League began in 2019 in memory of Mikey Bender, 21, who died after losing a battle with cerebral palsy and a heart defect. The league has teamed with KinectAbility to open doors for ability sports.


Arizona has eyes on March Madness after clinching Pac-12 regular season title

LOS ANGELES – The Arizona Wildcats clinched the Pac-12 regular season title but have much bigger aspirations as the conference tournament and March Madness approach.


Crédito tributario por hijos a pensiones militares: lo que debe saber sobre la presentación de su reembolso de impuestos de este año

MESA – La temporada de impuestos se verá un poco diferente este año, desde los plazos normales hasta la escasez de personal del IRS que podría retrasar los reembolsos. Pero hay ayuda disponible para los que tienen fobia a los impuestos, y es gratis para aquellos que califican.


Gates expresses ‘great concerns’ about future of Arizona election integrity

WASHINGTON - Maricopa County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Gates told a national panel he has “great concerns about the future” of election integrity in Arizona, after threats following the 2020 election and as election deniers run for Secretary of State in 2022.


Mesquite’s Nate Calmese knew the shot heard ‘round ESPN’s SportsCenter was good when he let it go

PHOENIX – Calmese and the Mesquite Wildcats are headed to the 4A state title game after sinking his buzzer-beating half court shot that landed on ESPN’s SportsCenter.