May 5, 2017 Newscast
Friday, May 5, 2017
Cronkite News special: Government and justice reporting in Arizona
In today’s special edition of Cronkite News, we take a look back at our top stories from our justice and government reporters.
High tensions following the presidential inauguration on January 21 resulted in protests across the nation. Reporter Anthony Mitchell went to the State Capitol to hear from protestors about their perspectives on the transition of power.
Law enforcement and inner-city communities are working together to rebuild trust with police. Reporter Kaly Nasiff covered a forum open to the public where people spoke out on police-citizen relations.
Agencies from Maricopa County went on a mission to get an accurate count of the number of people living on the streets in Phoenix. Reporter Trevor Fay went with them to tell us more about Arizona’s homelessness issue.