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McSally faces tense crowd at town hall near Tucson

SAHUARITA – More than 250 people gathered at a town hall on Thursday to pepper U.S. Rep. Martha McSally with questions about immigration, health care and President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall.


Hispanic-focused tech business wins PHX Startup Week competition

PHOENIX – A Hispanic-focused software company beat out nine other local startups on Wednesday to win a $50,000 investment in the first Street Pitch event as part of PHX Startup Week. The competition shut down a portion of Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix.


$2.1 million grant allows Tempe company’s virtual simulator to help train police statewide

TEMPE – The man standing in front of me pants as he holds a gun to a blindfolded woman’s head.


Share your thoughts about Latino art in Phoenix

Cronkite News is working on a story about the Latino arts scene in Phoenix, and we want to know about your experience and opinions.

Valley artist Carlos Rivas, 36, works on a portion of a mural in downtown Phoenix.

Arizona group files initiative to put recreational marijuana on ballot again

PHOENIX – Arizona voters in November rejected the latest attempt to legalize recreational marijuana in the state, but a local group wants to take another run at the effort.


Guns seized by TSA officers continue to rise at Sky Harbor, nationwide

WASHINGTON - Transportation Security Administration officers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport have confiscated at least 13 guns since the first of the year, most of them loaded, at security checkpoints.


County on Diamondbacks: ‘We’re not sure what they’re after’

PHOENIX – Maricopa County is unclear on the Arizona Diamondbacks’ end goal in their ongoing dispute over Chase Field.


Phoenix parents fight for passage of ‘Joe’s Law’ to test drivers for drugs, alcohol

PHOENIX – Steve and Tana Smith have agonized over their son’s death for seven months. They want one question answered, but it’s an answer that will never come.