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Nearly three-quarters of youth behind bars suffer from mental health issues

Kids in the juvenile justice system struggle with mental health issues at higher rates, yet they often don’t receive treatment.


COVID-19 is a ‘crisis within a crisis’ for homeless people

PHOENIX – Homeless people are extremely vulnerable to COVID-19, but its impact on them is largely a mystery as data collection is sparse and, minus any coordinated federal response, local governments must figure out how to protect their homeless during the pandemic.


The push to get vital COVID-19 information to Arizonans who don’t speak English

PHOENIX – With federal officials facing criticism over delays in translating vital information about COVID-19, organizations and local governments have stepped in to fill the void by offering their own translations on TV and social media of guidelines meant to combat the disease.


A Tucson tandem: Wildcats’ Dooney, Boissiere rated among top first basemen in country

TUCSON – Dayton Dooney and Branden Boissiere were at the forefront of a standout Arizona offense as freshmen last spring and are now receiving national recognition.


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

PHOENIX – A spike in horse fatalities at Turf Paradise have left the track searching for answers.


The Art Resource Center recycles with an artistic twist

TEMPE – The Art Resource Center, a nonprofit recycling center in Tempe, offers schools and nonprofits a variety of recycled materials to use in art projects free of charge.


Hiking is for everyone, but not everyone feels welcome to hike

PHOENIX – Not everyone feels welcome on hiking trails, for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes it’s about physical ability. Sometimes it’s about transportation. And sometimes it’s about the color of your skin.


In rural Pennsylvania, family detention a world away from the border

WASHINGTON – A former nursing home in eastern Pennsylvania has been converted to a family detention center immigrants, one of three such facilities in the country. Protesters want the facility shut down, but federal officials are eyeing ways to expand the number of such facilities.


Arizona lacks vehicle idling regulations, encourages voluntary action

FLAGSTAFF – Although Flagstaff launched an anti-idling initiative, the city and Maricopa County lack vehicle idling regulations.


Trump rallies Mesa crowd to support Republican McSally in tight Senate race

MESA – President Donald Trump told a crowd of thousands in a Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport hangar Friday night that a vote for U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally would be the "second-best vote you ever cast." The greatest vote was for him, he said.


Photo exhibit reveals tension over who has the right to tell migrant stories

Tom Keifer’s project “El Sueño Americano” incited migrant artists to ask for inclusion and spaces to share their stories.


Trump will visit Arizona for the first time since contentious 2017 rally

PHOENIX — President Donald Trump plans rally on behalf of Senate candidate Martha McSally on Friday in Mesa, his first visit since the aftermath of a downtown Phoenix rally led police to deploy rubber bullets on a crowd of protesters.