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A winter storm is moving through Arizona, shutting down freeways and opening ski runs! Part of eye-seventeen just north of Camp Ver-day was closed Friday night because of heavy snow. For the latest on the storm, the closures, and where to have fun in the snow, open the A-Z Family app
Breaking News Friday night from E-S-P-N, involving the U of A basketball coach Shawn Miller and the F-B-eyes ongoing investigation of corruption in college basketball. The report say F-B-Eye wiretaps intercepted a conversation between head coach Shawn Miller and an agent, arranging a payment of one hundred thousand dollars to a high school star to ensure he played for the wildcats
Also breaking Friday night: A-S-U police arrested a twenty-year-old man that they say was making threats against sun devil athletics. The police would not get into specifics of the threat. That suspect was arrested off campus
Police have identified a 50-year-old man as the third of three people killed earlier this week in a shooting in a Phoenix neighborhood. A spokesman said Friday the victim was Manuel Francisco Rodriguez Himenez. Police earlier reported that 39-year-old Edward Hall-i-nan had been firing a rifle from his truck and was shot in a confrontation with arriving officers. He died from his injuries at a hospital
An inner-city Phoenix elementary school is fundraising online, so it can keep its school resource officer on campus. Wilson Elementary School was not selected to receive a state grant to fund an on-campus police officer for the next cycle. The Principal says money for the officer will run out in May unless it can raise one-hundred-and-five thousand dollars each year for the next two years. She says the school is in a high-crime area, making it vital for an officer to be on campus and she started a Go-Fund-Me page to raise money
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