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COVID-19 stay-at-home orders increase the risk of domestic violence, experts warn

PHOENIX – Self-isolation and stay-at-home orders force victims of domestic violence to live in unsafe homes, advocates say.


Phoenix Phantomz giving women opportunity to play tackle football

PHOENIX – The WFA and the Phoenix Phantomz are providing women an opportunity to play football.


‘You can’t become what you can’t see’: Women’s hockey comes to Tempe

TEMPE – Some of the best women’s hockey players showcased their skills to fans in Tempe. Many hope this will inspire more growth for girls’ hockey in Arizona.


Officials say primary voting will go on, with COVID-19 precautions

TEMPE - The Democratic presidential primary will be held Tuesday as scheduled, despite the COVID-19 pandemic that has driven some other states to cancel in-person voting, Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said in a statement Monday.


Grape news: Verde Valley close to becoming a designated wine region

WASHINGTON - Wine drinkers may soon be able to reach for that Verde Valley vintage, if local wineries and vineyards have their way. Their application to make the Verde Valley a federally recognized American Viticultural Area is nearing approval by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.


As crowd watches Pac-12 Tournament, NCAA says no fans for March Madness

TEMPE – The stakes are high for rivals Arizona and Arizona State in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament.


Transgender group applauds transfer of detainees from criticized ICE facility in New Mexico

PHOENIX – Twenty-seven transgender migrants have been moved from a detention center in New Mexico to other facilities. The Cibola County Correctional Center in New Mexico has long been criticized for alleged mistreatment and improper care of transgender detainees.


Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona challenge to California tax law

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Arizona's challenge to California's "extraordinarily aggressive" application of a tax against thousands of out-of-state companies, including as many as 13,000 in Arizona.


Kobe and Gianna Bryant mourned by players and fans at memorial in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – Basketball legends and family gather in Los Angeles to celebrate the lives of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, who were killed in a helicopter crash Jan. 27.


Hockey program gives opportunities to adults with intellectual disabilities

PEORIA – Picture this: “Pinball Wizard” blasting through AZ Ice Peoria. The rink split with hockey players in jerseys modeled after the Arizona Coyotes. Creative goal celebrations as players circle around the rink several times.


When dad plays in the NHL: Children amused, confused by father’s job

GLENDALE – For children of NHL players past and present, grasping what their dad does for a living doesn’t happen until they’re older.


Veterans with PTSD turn to sports, physical activity as alternative method of treatment

PHOENIX – Study finds that participating in intense sports and other outdoor activities is an effective alternative treatment for PTSD.