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Arizonans remember Muhammad Ali in Louisville

LOUISVILLE - It was 9:30 on a Friday night and Jimmy Walker, founder of Celebrity Fight Night, was sitting in his Phoenix kitchen with his wife Nancy, when he got the news.


Our live coverage of the Ali remembrance

Cronkite reporters Krandall Brantley and Lindsey Wisniewski are in Louisville providing live coverage of the Ali remembrance. Check back here throughout the day for updates.


Thousands honor Muhammad Ali in Louisville prayer service

LOUISVILLE – More than 14,000 paid homage to Muhammad Ali, the Louisville native son and decade-long Phoenix resident who was revered as a champion inside and outside the boxing ring.


Suns ambassador Hunter helps underprivileged kids with basketball and beyond

FOUNTAIN HILLS – This is second time that 12-year-old Zane Kelly Balzarini is attending the Steven Hunter Life Skills and Basketball Academy, hosted by former Phoenix Suns center Steven Hunter.


Arizona Muslims pay tribute to Muhammad Ali

TEMPE – Three verses from the Quran are melodically recited in traditional Arabic as more than 100 people pay tribute to Muhammad Ali in a Tempe mosque.


Muhammad Ali dead at 74; legacy lives on in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Former heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali died Friday evening at the age of 74, but his impact on the Phoenix community will live on for years to come.


Big-time coaches help GCU ascend to big-time athletics

Josh Braun signed on with Grand Canyon University’s basketball program for one reason: Dan Majerle, the former Phoenix Suns star and a local legend now coaching the Antelopes.


In anti-establishment year, endorsements are a ‘complicated science’

WASHINGTON - Political experts put the value of an endorsement somewhere between "inconsequential" and "good for growing email lists and gathering volunteers." And that's the upbeat assessment.


Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema helps United Food Bank feed the hungry

MESA – The sounds of cans clinking, packing tape tearing, and boxes stacking filled United Food Bank’s Nina Warehouse on Monday morning. It was a melody created by 25 volunteer worker bees feverishly moving along an assembly line.


Local experts: New era of terrorism constantly evolving

In the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris, the world’s leaders have been focused on what it might take to stop the Islamic terrorist group ISIS, which claimed responsibility for the Friday assaults that killed 129 and wounded more than 300.


South Phoenix Healthy Start speaks out against domestic violence

When LeKesha Crump moved from Detroit to Mesa in 2005, with a 2-year-old daughter in tow, she met a man who she believed would be able to protect and take care of her and her daughter. She was wrong.

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Arizona approved for cross-state bicycle route

Colorado resident Stephanie Heitz and her friends often travel to Arizona to take advantage of the winter weather and do some long-distance bicycling.