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Court rejects family’s suit against Mesa, Gilbert police in suspect’s death

A federal appeals court said Monday that Mesa and Gilbert police cannot be sued for depriving surviving family members of their right to "familial association" with a man whom officers shot 30 times in a 2016 confrontation.


Court: Navajo man guilty of assault can’t be convicted of kidnapping, too

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court said a Navajo man who held his girlfriend while he assaulted her cannot also be convicted of kidnapping, saying such an expansion of kidnapping would lead to a "steroidal version" of assault laws.


Cardinals players to wear customized cleats against Rams to support meaningful charities

PHOENIX – Sixteen Cardinals players will wear customized cleats against the Rams Monday night to represent organizations that are important to them.


Distance swimming and dim sum: ASU’s Gordon Mason takes journey from Hong Kong to Tempe

TEMPE – ASU swimmer Gordon Mason faced a long journey to reach Tempe, traveling from Hong Kong to the U.K. to Los Angeles. While on that path, he found his two greatest passions: swimming and cooking.


Suns vs. Warriors: A preview of postseason things to come?

PHOENIX – Tuesday’s matchup between the Suns and the Warriors lived up to its billing, as the shorthanded Suns extended their winning streak to 17 and defeated the top-seeded Warriors. Are these two franchises destined for a playoff classic?


Daylight saving time harms adolescents’ health, experts warn

LOS ANGELES – The shift back and forth between daylight saving time and standard time twice a year negatively affects the health and well-being of adolescents. It affects a healthy sleep cycle, as well as impairs their ability to drive safely.


Court: Higher water charge for public housing is not discriminatory

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court said Friday that an Arizona water district can charge more in upfront fees to public housing residents, even though the policy disproportionately affects minority customers and single mothers.


2 years, 7 months, 22 days: Brandon Williams back after long hoops layoff

WASHINGTON - It was just one game for former University of Arizona basketball standout Brandon Williams, but it was a meaningful one - his pro debut with the G-League Westchester Knicks ended a two-year, seven-month, 22-day wait to get back to the game he loves.


Let’s get physical: Chandler family thrives in roller derby, football

PHOENIX – Contact sports are in the blood of one Chandler family. The parents prefer roller derby while their sons have embraced football.


Court upholds death sentence for man who burned ex-roommate to death

WASHINGTON - An appeals court Thursday rejected an Arizona death-row inmate's argument that his sentence was unconstitutional because his crime, burning a former roommate to death, was committed in a brief window when the state was revising its death penalty law.


As marijuana profits fade, cartels increasingly smuggle fentanyl across the border

ARIVACA – Cartels are smuggling more and more deadly fentanyl across the border, leaving Arizonans to deal with the repercussions. Nationwide, overdose deaths hit a record high in 2020 and are continuing to rise.


ASU expects a physical, passionate matchup when PAC-12 South undefeated teams battle Saturday

TEMPE - The Sun Devils are going into hostile territory when they travel to Utah Saturday night. The Utes have been historically great at home and they look to extend their home win streak.