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Pandemic’s isolation, economic strain increase mental health concerns for LGBTQ youth

PHOENIX – COVID-19 isolation may be adding to challenges among LGBTQ youth, but there’s help available.


COVID-19 in Arizona: State leads U.S. in growth of new cases, analysis says

PHOENIX – Doctors and health experts worry about the future of Arizona under COVID-19.


Tribes say delayed COVID-19 funds hurt coronavirus relief, other efforts

PHOENIX - At a time when some Native American communities continue to struggle with the most basic needs, tribal leaders Wednesday called it "an outrage" that tribes had to wait months for coronavirus relief funds.


As training camp nears, Arizona Coyotes must take on playoff mentality

PHOENIX - The Arizona Coyotes can’t wait to return to the ice after COVID-19 cut short the regular season. They’ll go right to the playoffs.


Vigils continue as police release partial video of weekend fatal shooting

PHOENIX - Phoenix police released partial video Monday of the fatal shooting by officers this weekend of a man in Maryvale, but that did little to satisfy activists who are pressing for more footage to be released to the public.


Mutual aid groups band together to help those in need during COVID-19

PHOENIX – Groups around Arizona are coming together to provide mutual aid, and help people with food, rent and care packages during COVID-19.


Bombs bursting online: Towns work to balance fireworks, COVID-19 safety

PHOENIX - This Fourth will be a first for many in Arizona: The first time fireworks are replaced by sparklers, or are a drive-through or online event, or are watched in masks at a healthy distance. While planners juggle festivities with COVID-19 health concerns, they insist the celebrations will go on.


Activists, parents call for the removal of police from schools

PHOENIX – As school districts across the country remove police from schools, many in Phoenix and Los Angeles are calling for similar action.


An ‘emotional,’ financial drain: Gym owners blindsided by Ducey’s order to shut down

PHOENIX – The news that gyms would need to shut down as part of Gov. Doug Ducey’s latest executive order to slow the spread of the coronavirus has blindsided those who work in the industry.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo will not ease restrictions, despite improving numbers

PHOENIX – The number of new COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation is on a downward trend, but tribal leaders said that does not mean they are ready to ease up on health restrictions. They plan to continue 57-hour weekend lockdown for the next three weeks, as the tribe works to bring numbers even lower.


The new FPS ‘Valorant’ is a big esports hit in Arizona schools

PHOENIX - The new FPS “Valorant” from Riot Games has made a big splash among the esports scene in Arizona. Members of collegiate esports organizations in Arizona discuss their thoughts on the game so far.


Responding to surge, Ducey orders bars, theaters closed, delays school reopening

Movie theaters, bars, water parks and other places where large crowds can gather were ordered to close in response to troubling growth of illness and reports of crowds at river-tubing and outdoor recreation areas in Arizona this past weekend.