Shoebox of hope comes full circle to health care, housing for the homeless
A nun who is a doctor established Circle the City, a medical-care facility for people who are homeless. The work started with her collecting donations in a shoebox. It expanded in April to a second location.
Students deem ‘die-in’ gun-control protest successful despite lack of response from Gov. Ducey
Five high school students spent six hours inside of the executive tower in an effort to spur action on gun violence from Gov. Ducey.
Arizona students stage ‘die-in’ outside governor’s office to demand action on gun violence
Students in Arizona and across the nation walked out on the anniversary of the Columbine school shooting in a growing movement supporting gun control.
Slurs, support on social media mark gun-control movement
Social media sparked the national, student-led gun control movement but Phoenix leaders also say reaction is a duel between support and opposition, with some gun advocates hurling curse words, insults and threats at high schoolers.
Number of homeless people not in shelters is up 27% in the past year in Maricopa County
The preliminary results of the 2018 Point-in-Time show a 27% increase in unsheltered homelessness in the last year.
Gov. Ducey sends 225 National Guard troops to Mexican border
Gov. Doug Ducey sent 225 National Guard troops to the border on Monday five days after President Trump’s request.
‘It’s time we get serious’: Local ranchers support Trump’s plan to militarize border
The White House announced President Trump’s plan to sign a proclamation deploying National Guards troops to the southern border.
‘Death is not new to us’: High school gun-control activists plan Phoenix March For Our Lives
High school students are spending hours prepping for the Phoenix rally of March for Our Lives, a nationwide movement on Saturday.
Voices in protest: Community speaks out about gun violence
Cronkite News spoke to protestors at a rally at the Arizona state Capitol on Wednesday, the one-month anniversary of the shooting.
17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting
Students are gathering at the Arizona Capitol, walk out of schools across the state and nation to protest gun violence.
‘We deserve better:’ 17-year-old activist joins legislators calling for gun control laws
A teenage activist, Democratic lawmakers and an educator called for Arizona to pass gun control laws. A Republican-controlled Legislature has stymied such bills this session saying they are unnecessary.