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Arizona Republicans want funding for Koch-backed schools

Arizona’s Republican leaders have proposed earmarking millions of dollars for programs at the state’s public universities that are backed by billionaire Republican donor Charles Koch.

Arizona triple homicide victims were from Washington

Three people killed in western Arizona have been identified as Washington state residents.

Supreme Court upholds Arizona redistricting plan

A unanimous Supreme Court says an Arizona commission did not violate the principle of one-person, one-vote when it redrew the state’s legislative districts in a way that created some with …

Woman lost 9 days in Arizona forest wrote ‘help’ in sticks

A woman lost in an Arizona forest survived for nine days by drinking pond water, eating plants and spelling out “help” on the ground with sticks.

Google to test self-driving cars in Phoenix area

Google is bringing its self-driving vehicles to Phoenix to see how the SUVs perform in Arizona’s sweltering summer.

Venerable Spokane broadcaster Randy Shaw battling cancer, closes restaurant

Longtime news broadcaster Randy Shaw, who retired from KREM 2 news last year after 33 years on the air in Spokane, has been diagnosed with cancer. Treatment has forced Randy …

Father of boy taken off plane in Washington over allergies dies

A terminally ill Arizona man whose son’s removal from a plane over allergies made headlines when passengers were accused of applauding the ejection has died.

Arizona House approves bills targeting abortion

The Republican-controlled Arizona House on Thursday approved new restrictions on the use of a common abortion drug and sent the legislation to Gov. Doug Ducey, whose signature would set off …

Protesters block main road to Trump rally

PHOENIX – Protesters blocked a main highway leading into the Phoenix suburb Saturday where Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump was preparing to hold a campaign rally alongside Arizona’s revered Sheriff …

Arizona man convicted of conspiring to support Islamic State

A jury Thursday convicted an Arizona man of conspiring to support Islamic State in one of the first trials in the U.S. involving charges related to the terrorist group.

Authorities investigating fetus found at wastewater plant

Arizona authorities are investigating after a fetus was found in a pipe at a wastewater treatment plant.

Grand Canyon weighs killing, capturing bison to cut numbers

The National Park Service is looking at using sharpshooters, capture and other methods to reduce the number of bison that are roaming the far northern reaches of the Grand Canyon …

Passengers applaud as boy removed from plane over allergies

An Arizona boy who was removed from a plane after having an allergic reaction to dogs onboard was visiting the Pacific Northwest as part of a bucket-list trip for his …

Baseball is back; pitchers and catchers hold first workouts

From Arizona to Florida, that familiar sound of baseballs snapping into gloves returned Thursday as many clubs held their first spring training workouts for pitchers and catchers that signaled the …

Mathews, Cal stun No. 12 Arizona

Gabe York dribbled off his foot, then drove to the basket and missed a contested shot in the waning seconds, and California held on behind Jordan Mathews to beat No. …

College basketball roundup: Cooks leads WSU women past Arizona

Mariah Cooks came off the bench to score 15 points and grab nine rebounds to lead the Washington State women to a 67-46 Pac-12 Conference win over Arizona on Friday …

UCLA stuns Arizona with dramatic 3-pointer

Bryce Alford hit a 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds left, lifting UCLA to an 87-84 victory over No. 7 Arizona on Thursday night for the Bruins’ first Pac-12 win after opening …

Arizona holds off New Mexico 45-37 in New Mexico Bowl

Quarterback Anu Solomon and All-America linebacker Scooby Wright III came back to help Arizona (7-6) hold off pesky New Mexico 45-37 in a wild New Mexico Bowl at Albuquerque, New …

John Blanchette: Concerns, yes, but two Zags losses don’t mean meltdown

Remember that in “The China Syndrome,” there was never an actual core melt, only a shudder – a “vibration” – and some never specified damage to the reactor.

Police: Mother kills son, herself at Phoenix-area hospital

A mother of a patient at a suburban Phoenix children’s hospital took her son’s life before taking her own, police said Saturday.

Browning has five total touchdowns as Washington routs Arizona

Jake Browning returned and ignited Washington’s struggling offense.

Women’s soccer: Arizona tops No. 16 Washington State 1-0

Jessica Nelson’s 36th-minute goal lifted Arizona past No. 16 Washington State 1-0 in a Pac-12 Conference match Friday in Pullman. Washington State had a 25-12 shot advantage, but couldn’t get …

Arizona All-America linebacker Scooby Wright sidelined with knee injury

Arizona All-America linebacker Scooby Wright will miss up to a month after undergoing surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee. Wright was injured in the first quarter of …

College football roundup: Utah spoils Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan coaching debut with 24-17 win

Running back Devontae Booker had 124 combined yards and a touchdown and Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan coaching debut, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night in Salt Lake City. …

Underdog Shock face Rattlers

The Spokane Shock will line up against the Arizona Rattlers tonight in Phoenix as heavy underdogs. Most observers, including Las Vegas oddsmakers who list Arizona as a two-touchdown favorite, expect …

Shock veterans not quite ready to retire

Patrick Afif and Kevin McCullough want to make their arena football sendoff a long, drawn-out process. Both are guaranteed at least one more game when the third-seeded Spokane Shock (7-11) …

Shock rally only to be foiled at end by Rattlers

After playing catch-up most of the game, the Spokane Shock had a couple of opportunities to take the lead in the final minute. They didn’t convert and Arizona took care …

Rattlers, with uncertainty at QB, take on Shock

The Spokane-Arizona matchup was going to be intriguing no matter who lined up at quarterback for the Rattlers. Spokane, for a change, seems settled at the position with Warren Smith …

Arizona baseball coach Andy Lopez calls it a career

Andy Lopez is retiring after 14-years as University of Arizona baseball coach that included two College World Series appearances and the 2012 national title. The 61-year-old had quadruple bypass surgery …

Dreams of being a sports destination put Glendale in financial hole

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl and the legions of fans who are shelling out big bucks to …