Food insecurity amid COVID-19 prompts Native Americans to return to their roots

Nicaraguans seek refuge in Panama, cementing the country’s status as migrant destination

Navajo ‘Water Warrior’ drives miles during COVID to deliver to those in need

COVID-19 on pace to become third-leading cause of death in state

Schweikert admits House ethics violations, agrees to reprimand, $50,000 fine

On their way north, pregnant migrants brave a harrowing jungle crossing in Panama

Proposal to protect Joshua trees from climate change proves divisive

With little guidance, schools offer range of ‘pandemic schooling’ plans

Head games: Former volleyball player believes concussions led to mental health issues

Arizona dairy farms pivot from restaurants to food banks as COVID-19 shifts demand

DHS halts DACA applications, shortens renewals as program is ‘reconsidered’

ASU confirms students will return to campus in fall, anonymous account demands right to party

Efforts to cool Phoenix include pale pavement coating to reflect sunlight

Lawsuit claims concussions turned ASU linebacker Jason Franklin’s dreams to despair

30 years on, ADA changes minds along with limitations for Arizonans

Fuel buildup puts Arizona communities at wildfire risk

Testing increases, demand and result times inconsistent

Unhappy hour: Bar owners sue, call Ducey closure order unconstitutional

Ducey, Hoffman pledge flexibility, but say school doors will open Aug. 17

COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey extends bar, gym closures; passes on mask mandate

Confederate monuments removed in Arizona amid broader push

Comet NEOWISE draws eyes to skies for first time in thousands of years

Hobbs confident safeguards in place for smooth, secure Aug. 4 primary

Navajo leaders consider phased reopening as soon as next week

Critics: Trump order to exclude undocumented migrants in census will fail

Court rejects long-simmering challenge to Proposition 123 school funding

Legal challenges to border wall continue – and so does construction

USCIS balks on taking new DACA applications, despite court order

Arizonans recall John Lewis, heap tributes on late civil rights leader

147 deaths Saturday set single-day record

Haitians make long continental transit in hope for a better future

Study: Arizona hospitals could be overwhelmed by COVID-19 case surge

Rally tallies: Campaigns come to town, often leave unpaid bills behind

Officials say Arizona Boy Scouting unaffected by national bankruptcy

Ahead of ‘public charge’ change, advocates struggle to keep Hispanic families enrolled in benefits

Endangered species throw roadblock in path of Rosemont Copper mine

‘What’s old is new again’: Advocates say tribal voting hurdles remain

Arizona prison Florence

Court upholds ruling against state prisons for poor inmate health care

Heat deaths continue to rise, as federal disaster relief continues to lag

Feds waived environment, other regs on 90 miles of state border in 2019

Navajo Generating Station, coal mine face years of breakdown, cleanup

Role reversal: Teen caring for father with Alzheimer’s shares her experience

Why are racehorses still dying? Authorities struggle to find the answers

Tackle this: Decline in youth football participation raises questions about future

Citizenship Rush

Advocates urge immigrants to act fast, as higher citizenship fees loom

On Virginia’s Eastern Shore, wild horses are an asset, not a headache

He was a robber, she sold drugs; only one can get help with school

Money to burn: Forest Service wildfire fund ends its year in the black

Law firm releases details on 109 Catholic clergy accused of sexual abuse in Phoenix

Arizona Falcons batsman Varun Ranganat playing cricket

What has bats, balls and an Arizona fanbase? Hint: It’s not baseball

Why some tattoo artists choose vegan inks over traditional formulas

Arizona’s average age still below U.S., but it’s catching up fast

For good measure: Analytics a part of youth baseball, too

Buffelgrass Blues: Campaign kicks off in Phoenix parks to combat an invasive species

‘They choose not to know’: Victims, advocates combat sex trafficking in Arizona

In Indian Country, potholes can be a bump in the road to an education

Arizona farmers can legally grow industrial hemp, but will they take the risk?

Why are so many horses dying? Turf Paradise looks to find answers

Report: Phoenix, Tucson among fastest-warming cities in nation since 1970

Census: Maricopa County – again – saw country’s biggest population gains

University of Arizona researchers revel as photo of black hole unveiled

A long road: Opioid-addicted rural residents travel hundreds of miles to reach methadone clinics

CBP cuts Sunday hours at Mariposa port to free officers for border duty

The Art Resource Center recycles with an artistic twist

Targeting a killer: UA researchers discover potential birth control for mosquitoes

Needed or misguided? Permanent ban on uranium mining near Grand Canyon draws mixed reaction

A timeline: Key moments in the establishment of Grand Canyon National Park

Venezuelans in Arizona want aid for their home country; other groups say ‘hands off’

Betting on your favorite teams still on hold in Arizona Legislature

West Nile virus now is a permanent part of Arizona’s ecosystem, study finds

Nogales demands removal of razor wire CBP added to downtown border fence

Experts give 4 reasons why Trump can’t declare a national emergency to build a wall

Anxiety and uncertainty for Arizona transgender veterans after Supreme Court ruling

Arizona’s two abandoned-mine inspectors face daunting task: ‘We’re all by ourselves’

In a hole: Arizona officials lack funds to find, secure at least 100,000 abandoned mines

Native Americans hope to protect ancestral sites threatened by multibillion-dollar copper mine

Pulling no punches: 14-year-old girl aspires to be first Navajo boxer to win Olympics

‘Goldy’ gone: Arizona sports scene suffers another blow as Diamondbacks trade Goldschmidt

Will Arizona’s saguaros survive climate change and drought?

More endangered California condors soon will soar above Pinnacles National Park

Foreign-born doctors are vital to Arizona’s rural communities

Ex-felons can reclaim voting rights, but hundreds of thousands don’t

Seeing Stars: Midterm ballots include James Bond, JFK, Elvis, others

ACA open enrollment begins with lower prices, more choices in Arizona

Long hours, low pay, but poll workers are still signing up – for now

Oops or Shine On? Phoenix program helps residents recycle better

‘Everyone’s got a story’: Portraits at André House show humanity, stories of people who are homeless

Arizona law professors among thousands urging a ‘no’ vote on Kavanaugh

Hotshots: Support, criticism follow news of new Arizona pro football team’s name

Hungry for jobs, people with Down syndrome learn to cook

Interior secretary’s Grand Canyon visit highlights need for funds to fix infrastructure

New Trump plan would restrict green cards for immigrants who use public funds

Off the beaten path: Crowded trails lead to frustration, unsanctioned treks

Arizona’s first malt house saves water and supports local breweries

More play: New Arizona law requires schools to provide two recesses

‘Bisbee ’17’ documentary recounts ‘shameful moment’ in Arizona history

Gray wolf faces new challenge: National Academies of Sciences review

Helium producer leases land near Petrified Forest; environmentalists worry about harm to animals, water

Advocates target millennial Latino voters with social media campaign

Bias-response teams criticized for sanitizing campuses of conservative voices

Navajo group takes protest against coal-fired power plant to Manhattan

Fall elections, recess mean immigration reform chances continue to dim

ADOT workers on South Mountain Freeway muscle through the summer heat

‘Everyone can see themselves in Barbie’: Iconic doll better reflects global diversity

Arizona is among top states for renewable energy, report says

Arizona wildlife managers rely on public to help stop poaching

Monsoon season is here: What to do when the weather turns dangerous

Wildfires have burned 75,000 acres in Arizona, but experts had predicted more

Beating a hasty retweet: Avoiding the downsides of social media

Border towns struggle with students who live in Mexico, learn in Arizona

#RedForEd: What’s about to happen when teachers walk out

Feds no longer collect school shooting data, advocates left to scramble

Rape Kits

State getting convictions as it slowly works through rape kit backlog

Arizona students stage ‘die-in’ outside governor’s office to demand action on gun violence

Red for Ed: Teachers to walk out over low pay, inadequate classroom spending

Arizona Supreme Court strikes down in-state tuition for DACA students

Undocumented LGBTQ protesters clash with Phoenix police at Pride parade, vow to hold own event next year

Trump administration lifts environmental obstacles to building border wall in New Mexico

Feeling disenfranchised by Phoenix Pride, undocumented LGBT people find their own way to celebrate

Prior Guard deployments to border got lukewarm reviews by auditors

April 6, 2018 Newscast

#RedForEd teachers protest low education funding in ‘walk-in’ demonstrations

Sheriffs wait to see details on Trump plan for soldiers on the border

Supreme Court reverses ruling against officer in Tucson police shooting

Pascua Yaqui lead shift in tribal courts’ handling of domestic violence

Arizona sees continued solar job growth, despite national dip in 2017

Census plan to ask citizenship status on 2020 form sparks backlash

Wildflower Bread Co. owner says DACA employees crucial to company’s survival

#RedForEd: Teachers call in sick over low pay, protest state proposal on tax cuts for wealthy

National parks in Arizona using microchips and photo-mapping to deter thieves

House panel weighs plans to close $11.6 billion parks repair backlog

Living in the margins: ‘Ecovillages’ take sustainability to personal level

Flake renews criticism of Trump, GOP on eve of New Hampshire speech

Voices in protest: Community speaks out about gun violence

From ‘awkward’ to ‘living the dream’: Translator for Brewers’ Ji-Man Choi pulling unique double duty

17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting

Waiters, bartenders worry that proposed rule to pool tips will hit pay

No sweat in esports, but plenty of mental rigor, cosplay fans and money

Bats, boxes and bridges: Officials build new homes for bats in Marana

Hands, heart and feet: Havasupai children write letters urging Trump to ban canyon mining

Arizona’s Miller to remain coach, calls report ‘inaccurate, false and defamatory’

Court lets stand ruling that ‘paternity’ law is same for women and men

Flake plan to raise age limit for long guns leaves both sides unhappy

In wake of shooting, educators look at social media impact on students

300 Mesa High students walk out in support of stricter gun control

Gun control bills stall in Arizona Legislature

Crowded field for House special election raises more than $1.1 million

Arizona Latinx performers: Using the stage as a platform to show their pride and culture

‘Hardest thing I’ve ever had to do’: Cubs’ Rizzo reflects on returning to hometown after school shootings

Congress takes a week off as DACA deadline looms, Dreamers fret

Arizona schools to join national protest of gun violence

Lawmaker: Lack of regulation on Arizona tattoo industry is ‘shocking’

Claims of better tribal school oversight draw lawmakers’ skepticism

Making wine at home uncorks custom blends

Counting on conversations with people who are homeless to reveal respect, gain resources

Tribal leaders call on Washington to respect Native sovereignty

House OKs harassment bills in wake of charges against Franks, others

McCain backs immigration bill blasted as ‘waste of time’ by Trump

Despite gains, Arizona blacks still lag in employment, income

With a week to next shutdown, no obvious progress on budget, DACA bills

Arizona Rep. Don Shooter expelled from House over sexual harassment

As monsoon storms grow stronger, county works to keep trails safe for park visitors

Same speech, different views: Democrats, GOP differ on State of the Union

Land Feud

Tribes say ‘no thanks’ to plan for scaled-back Bears Ears monument

Hispanic chamber: If Salvadorans with TPS are deported, Arizona’s economy would suffer

Both sides blast Trump immigration plan – as racist or as a giveaway

When TPS ends: One Valley Salvadoran family’s story

Trump citizenship remarks give immigration negotiators glimmer of hope

Border program breaks down walls, brings American musicians and Mexican children together

No More Deaths volunteers arrested as group accuses Border Patrol of destroying humanitarian aid

New solar panel tariffs will be felt by Arizona companies, consumers

National report card ranks Arizona near bottom of states for highway safety

Tusayan photo

Grand Canyon partly open, blunting biggest hit of government shutdown

Two polls show ‘stunning reversal’ in recent Mexican attitudes toward U.S.

Flake, McCain: Trump attacks on media hurt democracy, help autocrats

Arizona: False alarm like Hawaii’s unlikely; people should still prepare

McSally embraces Trump, her military service as she enters Senate race

Feds say states can move forward on plans for Medicaid work requirement

Agents tell panel it will take more than a wall to fully secure border

Military accepts transgender recruits, but advocates won’t give up fight

In Mexico, loving the mountains to death

Twenty years after ASU career ended, Tillman legacy endures

Mixed feelings on NAFTA in Mexico as talks on pact continue

Trump’s rhetoric awakens new spirit, new questions in Mexico

Mexico seeks edge with high-tech ‘Agroparks’

Mexicans work to reclaim corn as their own

Native Americans’ recovery from recession brings little advancement

Caught in hard-hit fields, Latinos help themselves escape recession

Recession created ‘perfect storm’ for sharp rise in student loan debt

‘Unsustainable’ growth gives way to slow recovery on state jobless rate

After reeling with U.S. economy, immigrant remittances rebound

Construction claws back from recession, ‘new normal’ still unclear

Progress on new binational drought plan in Colorado basin slow going

Franks abruptly quits Congress, hours after setting Jan. 31 resignation

Going for the bronze: Advocates push low- to no-cost ACA health plans

The Rev. Bob Larson

Arizona-based exorcist: Half of world’s population has demons, he turns to Skype to release them

Franks to resign in face of House Ethics probe of possible harassment

Justices grapple with baker’s right to deny service to same-sex couple

Citizenship Rush

Citizenship requests hit new high in state, nation, more growth likely

Flake joins McCain as Republicans line up behind Senate tax-cut plan

Messinger Mortuary coffin

DHS backs new death records database despite concerns, delays

ACA Arizona

At open season midpoint, Obamacare sign-ups boom in state, nation

Luis Velasquez and Robinson Dominguez

Venezuelan teens came to Arizona for basketball, but were left homeless

House panel OKs bill to allow concealed gun carry across state lines

Arizona rancher, official tell Congress states need voice in water regs

Arizona residents, Trump take competing tax plan appeals to Capitol

Trump ‘Pocahontas’ remark overshadows Code Talkers event

Charlie Rose

ASU rescinds Cronkite Award given to Charlie Rose in 2015

Advocates worry FCC changes to Lifeline could hit Indian Country hard

High-profile cases

Arizona HR expert: ‘Time will tell’ if high-profile sexual harassment allegations impact number of claims

Opioids Local

Report: State’s drug, alcohol, suicide death rates to climb by 2025


Snowbowl bypasses Mother Nature, makes own snow for opening

Steve Bannon comes to Tucson, hundreds protest

Kayla White and her mother.

Domestic violence: A deadly problem among Native American communities

Arizona lawmakers split along party lines as House approves tax cut

Giffords assures crowd at Capitol ceremony she’s ‘still fighting’

Backers hope Route 66 ‘historic trail’ designation can drive tourism

Gov. Doug Ducey

As NAFTA staggers, Arizona keeps pushing forward to maintain its trade relationship with Mexico

People with art

Local Latino veterans come together to share art, hope to leave legacy of their service

Despite slowing, foreign student numbers in US, Arizona inched up

Left behind: Vietnam Wall collects almost 250,000 mementos to fallen


Hunters may be solution to reducing destructive bison herd at Grand Canyon

Arizonans join hundreds in raucous protests demanding action on DACA

1 Arizona filer in 5 took state, local deduction House wants to drop

Court: Online service must identify anonymous users to grand jury

Tempe church

After Texas tragedy, Phoenix religious communities consider security

McSally’s entry into Senate race could set up ‘war’ in GOP primary

Immigrants wary as DHS ends Nicaraguan protection, extends Hondurans

Arizona lawmakers split as House begins work on GOP tax-reform plan

House extends children’s health coverage, but Senate outlook unclear

Jane McSpadden

Thunderbird High students take the stage to honor theater teacher’s legacy

White Mountain Apache seek tweak to law to let water project advance

Feds consider lifting ban on uranium mining around Grand Canyon

Forest bill aimed at cutting wildfires called ‘giveaway’ to loggers

As tax reform looms, tribal leaders complain about being left out – again

Arizona Obamacare premiums may drop, as troubled enrollment opens

Penzone to inmates on hunger strike: Food is nutritious, not delicious

Emotional McCain urges midshipmen to fight for ideals ‘under attack’

Supreme Court lets stand lower court rulings in Scottsdale police shooting

Flake, Kaine renew call for Congress to weigh in on ongoing military use

Supreme Court facade

Supreme Court won’t hear Arizona case on custody fight over tribal kids


Día de los Muertos: Honoring the past while making a statement about the future

Buyer beware: Experts say home sellers don’t have to disclose murders, hauntings

DACA march

ASU DREAMers and supporters march in favor of DACA, against in-state tuition lawsuit

Professor Silvana Domaz

Foreign language teachers innovate to create a more engaging environment for students


Hundreds of bodies found near the border remain unidentified

Lawmakers, advocates blast ‘misguided’ Grand Canyon fee hike plan


Owner of Chandler drug company charged with bribery, fraud

Democrats renew call for a quick vote on a ‘clean’ Dream Act bill

Flake won’t run again, opening likely ‘free-for-all’ in Senate race

At least 1,100 in Arizona could lose TPS coverage, face deportation

Flake will not seek 2018 re-election for Senate seat

Antique dealers see controversial African-American memorabilia as part of history

Advocates urge colleges to aid DACA students, lawmakers urge restraint

Joe Thomas presenting

Education leaders demand Ducey give teachers 20 percent raises

Kitten being bottle-fed

Arizona Humane Society encourages fostering to reduce ‘astronomical’ cost of caring for kittens

Three Arizona military bases now being tested for water contamination

Senators say feds leave local officials on their own on cybersecurity


Losing Lake Powell’s quagga mussel invasion battle, but trying to win the war

Sessions: DACA bill needs border security, ‘more than just amnesty’

Through crafts, community spreads Dia de los Muertos tradition

Sparring partners: Trump warns McCain he will ‘fight back’ at some point

ICE to turn focus on businesses that hire undocumented immigrants

McCain calls on U.S. to lead world, reject ‘spurious nationalism’

Experts: Trump actions targeting Obamacare could cut into enrollment

EPA scraps Clean Power Plan, but utilities still vow lower emissions

Zinke vows to stamp out ‘virus’ of harassment at national parks


Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone wants ‘no politics in policing’   


Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta says she wants to build a wall in Congress

Tiny home trend slow to grow in Arizona, but developers plan new projects

Rainwater system landscaping

If an Arizona resident harvests rainwater, will rebates come?

Rubber crumbs

Rubberized highways, roofing cool urban heat islands in Arizona

ADOT trains truckers from Mexico to pass safety inspections, increase business

Despite outreach efforts, 42,200 immigrants fail to meet DACA deadline


In the face of tragedy, Phoenix community offers a message of love

Arizona expert tells panel Equifax breach could be worse than thought

Senators tell DACA recipients that ‘stars align’ for Dream Act passage


Infant mortality: How racism may contribute to higher rates in the African-American community

Senate committee members look for answers to threat of DACA demise

House approves ban on abortion after 20 weeks; chances slim in Senate


New Phoenix Zoo exhibit teaches kids of all ages about dinosaurs, conservation

Giffords to Congress: ‘The nation is counting on you’ after Las Vegas

Peabody says potential buyers could keep Navajo Generating Station open

Relief efforts and tales of survival among the Valley’s Puerto Rican community


Las Vegas mass shooting: ‘I know people that died and can’t really get the images out of my head’

Officials: Nothing to worry about – yet – when health programs expire

Sinema’s long-expected challenge to Flake shakes up Senate race

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Annual Economic Outlook audience

Phoenix Chamber event: Experts optimistic, but cautious about economic growth

Anti-Semetic hate vandalism

Hate crimes involving anti-Semitism on the rise in Arizona

‘Removing his wings’: Repeal of DACA has local boxer in fight to stay home

Jose Valadez

Academy offers free college tuition to recruit future teachers who stay in Arizona

Deli cashier

Gilbert deli creates jobs for adults with autism, developmental disabilities

GOP leaders drop health care bill after McCain, others state opposition

Lawmakers seek solutions as wildfires burn hole in firefighting budget

Franks back with ‘pain-capable’ bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks

Tooker House

New ASU dorm features Amazon Echo Dots, other new tech to create ‘engineering mindset’

Arizona poverty remains among highest in nation, despite recent gains

Water purification process

Would you drink beer made from wastewater?

Girl crying

Volunteers help DACA recipients through ‘nerve wracking’ renewal process

Economist: Lack of postsecondary education will hurt US economy

Grijalva in handcuffs

Rep. Grijalva arrested protesting outside of Trump Tower in New York City

Wheat breeds

From desert wheat in Arizona to pasta in Italy

Trump deals with Democrats and DREAMers decide whether to believe

Aerial shot of Phoenix

Valley workers had highest wage increases in US

Diane Douglas

Schools’ chief Diane Douglas remains lukewarm about AzMERIT test

Michael Cocanower

Equifax data breach spurs rush to protect online information: six tips to help

Buzz on rumored DACA deal dissolves to drone on what was really said

Wrong-way simulation

Scottsdale company teaches motorists to avoid wrong-way drivers

Street sign

South Phoenix hopes light rail extension will bring end to historic segregation

Democrats raise the stakes in push to get vote on ‘clean’ DREAM Act

USEE meeting

ASU’s DACA students meet, plan action

Daniel Rodriguez

Local attorney helps DREAMers plan for uncertain future

Salt Cedar trees along Gila River

Southwest Valley officials to cut salt cedar trees invading Gila River bed

Advocates warn that cuts to EPA budget will be felt in Arizona programs

Arizona lawmakers weigh in on case pitting gay rights, religious rights

Political message a sign of tension as Roosevelt Row development continues


GCU students’ love of ‘boarding’ drives launch of electric longboard company

Mother and daughter

Little People group says wrestling event in Chandler hurts, discriminates


DACA repeal could have negative economic impact in Arizona

Fight Hatred Sign in Crowd

Phoenix launches independent investigation of police response to Trump rally protesters

International students find assistance adjusting to life at U.S. universities

In Focus, episode 10: Arizona’s new detection system for wrong-way driving

Women who travel spend billions but still do all the work, including laundry

Grand Canyon water pipeline slated for multimillion-dollar replacement

Arizona colleges strive to increase state’s graduation rate

‘I didn’t want to get out of bed’: Athletes battle mental health issues, too

At-risk youth find greater mental strength, spiritual transformation in community sports

Motorist in class action suit sees ‘justice’ in Arpaio criminal contempt verdict

‘It doesn’t bother me’: ASU football players react to eye-opening CTE study

As McCain begins treatment, fellow POW reminisces, expresses hope

Activists angered as DHS waives environmental rules on border projects

Study: Extreme heat could ground airline flights more often

Flake call for GOP to return to its roots sparks range of reactions

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio found guilty of criminal contempt in racial profiling case

Arizona driver’s manual now includes information for staying safe during traffic stop

Legislative bill would block out-of-state college students from voting in AZ

Technology helps trauma survivors accelerate PTSD treatment, recovery

‘Structurally deficient’ bridge over I-17 repaired using new technology

McCain vows to return to Senate after brain cancer diagnosis; lauded as Arizona icon

McCain reaction: News of brain cancer brings response from all sides

Goldwater Institute report: City courts levy fines at taxpayer expense

‘Paper clip’ heart implant monitors problems, alerts doctor’s smartphone

Report: Doctors teeter on the divide between pain treatment, opioids abuse

Arizonans at ‘play-in’ still bring serious clean-air message to Capitol

Shortage of Native American physicians creates concerns, elicits calls for action

Muslims seek religiously inclusive food, beauty services in Phoenix area

Winning the next battle: Report shows vets succeeding in college

Special report: The changing face of Arizona

Eight things to know about school lunches in Arizona

No true count of homeless LGBTQ youth makes problem difficult to address

Making the grade, missing meals: Community college students go hungry

Pedestrian deaths continue to rise, Arizona ranks third highest in 2016

Water cooperation across U.S.-Mexico border essential, complex

Stanton talks Phoenix hosting mega events and more in full interview

Cronkite News Borderlands Special

Steve Shenkman trains with Nicole Greene at Edge Fitness in Scottsdale. Shenkman has been doing boxing for more than a year to help minimize the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. (Photo by Johanna Huckeba/Cronkite News)

Boxing training may help people with Parkinson’s disease

Hard choices ahead as officials look at future of Navajo power plant

75 years later, Japanese detainees reflect on painful part of U.S. past

Mexican gray wolf photo

How will the border wall affect the environment?

‘What’s one more?’ The revolving door of a foster family

Arizona playwright brings stories of Black history to stage

Solar power brings light to some Navajo Nation homes

Children say goodbye to mural they painted on border fence