PHOENIX - Phoenix police released partial video Monday of the fatal shooting by officers this weekend of a man in Maryvale, but that did little to satisfy activists who are pressing for more footage to be released to the public.
PHOENIX – DACA recipient Johan Montes Cuevas was held in ICE custody for two days after videotaping police aggression from his vehicle.
PHOENIX - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Civil Rights Act protections against "sex discrimination" also protect gay or transgender employees from discrimination, even if they are not specifically mentioned in the 1964 law, a ruling welcomed as long overdue by Arizona advocates.
PHOENIX - The Phoenix City Council approved a sharp increase in funding for a new police oversight office Monday, after first making sure that the extra funds would not cut into a planned 1% pay raise for city workers.
PHOENIX - The Phoenix City Council narrowly rejected a plan Wednesday that would have sharply increased funding for a newly established civilian oversight committee for the police department.
Cronkite News spoke with several Arizonans protesting the deaths of black people at the hands of police, including a college activist who encourages credible activism, an interior designer who wants others to realize what African Americans need, and a business owner worried about looting but hopes the protests will bring real change.
AUSTIN, Texas – VELA is an organization that provides support and resources to mostly Hispanic and immigrant families whose children have disabilities. Founded in 2010, it serves about 1,500 families annually – helping to close a significant gap in health care for Hispanics.
WASHINGTON - Advocates were not surprised but still "truly heartbroken" Monday when the Supreme Court overturned a lower court that had said a Mexican family could sue a Border Patrol agent in Nogales who shot and killed their son in 2012.
WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a Border Patrol agent in Texas who shot across the border and killed a teen in Mexico cannot be sued by the boy's parents for the death, a ruling likely to affect an almost identical cross-border shooting in Nogales.
PHOENIX – Twenty-seven transgender migrants have been moved from a detention center in New Mexico to other facilities. The Cibola County Correctional Center in New Mexico has long been criticized for alleged mistreatment and improper care of transgender detainees.
PHOENIX – In his 10th visit to Arizona in five years, President Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats, extolled the state of the economy and dismissed the idea that the Grand Canyon State could turn from red to blue.
PHOENIX – Phoenix and other cities protect residents and visitors based on race, disability and ”gender identity or expression,” but several lawmakers and community leaders say it’s time for a statewide law. SB 1321 would ban discrimination in housing, jobs and other areas based on sexual orientation and gender identity.