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Past articles by Mike:

'The Giving Group' looking to expand grassroots donation effort for local nonprofits

A group that has found a creative way to give back to Arizona nonprofits is looking to expand its pool of people to make an even bigger impact. → Read More

State won't seek repercussions in three human-caused brush fires of May 2020

Three fires that either burned homes or created close calls across the North Valley last May have been determined to be human-caused, although the responding state fire agency won't seek repercussions against the people involved. → Read More

Witness speaks out after shooting at downtown Phoenix hotel

An 18th birthday party at a downtown Phoenix hotel turned chaotic as a shooting erupted downstairs and police soon swarmed the room where the party was taking place, according to a person who attended. → Read More

Arizona restaurant group offering free college tuition to attract new employees

An Arizona restaurant group is hoping free college tuition helps entice a new wave of employees. → Read More

Group escapes close call with Flag Fire near Kingman

A Kingman couple had a close call with the Flag Fire, unwittingly driving up on the fire line after it broke out Sunday. → Read More

Phoenix homicides, gun violence rose 44% in 2020

Data from the Phoenix Police Department shows, much like homicides, 2020 also saw a 44% increase in gun violence incidents, with 4,021 such cases, up from 2,780 in 2019. → Read More

Incident at downtown Phoenix bar sparks outcry, investigation, separate stories

A Valley couple alleges they were attacked by another customer at a downtown Phoenix bar because they are gay. → Read More

ADHS: 3 deaths linked to COVID-related condition in kids called MIS-C

Since the start of the pandemic, three people have died in Arizona related to a rare COVID-linked illness in children, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. → Read More

Why was Robert Fisher's dog found near abandoned vehicle? Experts weigh in on mystery

When looking at what happened to Robert Fisher, some are puzzled by what to make of the family dog and where he was found. → Read More

Valley mom says daughter battling rare COVID-linked illness called MIS-C

A Valley mother says her daughter remains in the ICU, battling a rare condition linked to COVID-19 in kids. → Read More

Valley girl hopes to inspire others after finishing brain tumor treatment

A Valley girl hopes she can be an inspiration for others roughly a year removed from her final treatments for brain cancer. → Read More

On one year mark, community remembers fallen White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Kellywood

Wednesday marked one-year since the shooting death of a White Mountain Apache Police Officer, killed in the line-of-duty while responding to a call. → Read More

COVID-19 variant the wild card as Arizona comes down from latest surge

As hospital metrics continue to improve in Arizona, doctors are bracing for how emerging coronavirus variants could affect cases and hospitalizations in the coming weeks. → Read More

'It's all COVID all the time': Frontline workers describe difficult surge

Across the state, frontline workers are battling worsening conditions at hospitals, describing stretched staff and limited resources. → Read More

Sources: Former ASU star, Chicago Bears player arrested in Phoenix murder

Former Chicago Bears star, Michael Richardson, was arrested by Phoenix police on murder charges, according to multiple sources. → Read More

'The tears are back': Arizona ICU nurse details what work is like inside the hospital

An Arizona ICU nurse does not mince words when detailing what work and life are like during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tough shifts and a potential surge that he fears will only get worse. → Read More

Valleywise Health hits ICU capacity, had to find 'not normal' places for patients

Valleywise Health hit ICU capacity this week and had to find "not normal" places for additional patients who required that level of care. → Read More

Travel nurse set to help battle state's coronavirus surge

It's her third city during the pandemic, but a travel nurse says she's ready to get to work to help during Arizona's latest coronavirus surge. → Read More

Arizona doctors express concern over dwindling number of hospital beds

Some doctors around the state are sounding the alarm on the number of available hospital beds - or lack thereof - as coronavirus cases surge. → Read More

Valley man reflects on dad's death from COVID-19

A Valley man is finding things to be thankful for this holiday, despite losing his father to a battle with COVID-19. → Read More