TEMPE - Polling officials around Arizona said voting in the state's presidential preference primary Tuesday was decidedly calm in the midst of a decidedly anxious time in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, with high turnout but generally smooth operations..
WASHINGTON - Voting barriers for Native Americans have always existed, but polling cutbacks, discriminatory voter ID laws and lack of funding are making things worse, advocates told a House panel Tuesday - the same day a federal court reinstated an Arizona law against "ballot harvesting."
PHOENIX – The voting rights of Native Americans in Arizona are routinely suppressed by a slew of requirements and practices, such as photo ID laws and a scarcity of polling places, Navajo and Gila River leaders said Tuesday at a congressional hearing in Phoenix.
PHOENIX – About 50 demonstrators rallied Wednesday to show support for police in the wake of protests over a viral video of a controversial police stop.
PHOENIX – Cronkite News reporters Jake Goodrick and Alicia Longo produced three supplemental videos to accompany a Frontline on PBS documentary about sex trafficking in Arizona.
TUCSON – Fueled by climate change and prolonged drought, the establishment of young saguaro cactuses in Saguaro National Park has nearly ceased for decades.
WASHINGTON - Legislators in Arizona and across the country are far older than their constituents, and issues important to young people are taking a backseat at state and national levels as a result, according to a report released Tuesday.
The air in two popular national parks in California is as dirty as it is in Los Angeles – the smoggiest city in the country.
The Department of Homeland Security has expedited construction of the reinforced border wall in New Mexico by waiving 20 environmental laws.
The Williams Police Department is testing technology that could become the newest way to record police activities: gun-mounted cameras.
WINSLOW – Despite national calls for more diverse law enforcement agencies, very few, if any, Arizona police departments reflect the demographics of the communities they serve - though diversity is not always their top priority.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – When Ceon Dubose Palmore got thirsty at school, an administrator had to escort the 15-year-old past trash-bag-covered fountains to a faucet two floors down.