By Blake Freas | May 29, 2020
WASHINGTON - Mayors around the state said they welcome the $441 million in COVID-19 relief funding released by the state this week - they just wish they could have welcomed it sooner. The comments came as the state released $441 million in relief funds from the federal CARES Act, passed two months ago.
By Jennifer Alvarez | May 27, 2020
MESA – Amid conflict over Salt River horses, a controversial fence is finished
By Christian Babcock | May 26, 2020
PHOENIX – Separate physically but not socially, Pac-12 coaches have remained engaged with their players virtually as they plan for a football season with many question marks.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | May 13, 2020
TEMPE - Faced with the stay-home orders and social distancing of COVID-19, candidates have suspended rallies and in-person campaigning, have staffers working from home and are scrambling to find ways to reach voters while competing for donations and media attention in the face of a pandemic.
By Dylan Simard | May 1, 2020
PHOENIX – Third prisoner dies in Arizona prisons, counterfeit cleaning materials seized and more headlines from around the Grand Canyon State.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | April 27, 2020
TEMPE - The coronavirus had already made 2020 an unusual election year when campaign finance reports added another twist, showing challengers in some congressional races raising far more than the incumbents they hope to unseat.
Patience, workouts and video games: Diamondbacks’ Merrill Kelly tries to keep perspective with season on hiatus
By Cole Bailey | April 20, 2020
PHOENIX – Diamondbacks starter Merrill Kelly is eager to get back on the field, but understands that other things take priority over baseball’s return.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | April 8, 2020
TEMPE - While President Donald Trump touts an anti-malarial drug as a possible coronavirus treatment, Gov. Doug Ducey is allowing its use in limited circumstances in Arizona - dividing advocates over whether he's gone too far or not far enough.
By Nathan Hiatt | March 10, 2020
LAS VEGAS – Sabrina Ionescu has quickly become a transcendent athlete and those in Arizona involved in sports have noticed.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | March 9, 2020
WASHINGTON - Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who got the most Arizona endorsements, dropped out of the presidential primary. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders got none and is polling at a steady 30% in the state. Campaigns tout them, but analysts say endorsements "matter a lot less than they used to."
By Madison Staten | March 2, 2020
CAMP VERDE — The first-ever Verde Watershed Report Card gave the river a C+. The report takes into account the quality of the habitat, the community and the water in and along the Verde River.
By McKenzie Sadeghi | Feb. 21, 2020
WASHINGTON - New campaign finance reports show Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders had raised $768,054 in Arizona through Jan. 31, well ahead of the No. 2 Democratic fundraiser, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's $416,518. President Donald Trump, meanwhile, raised $1.4 million in the state.