Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey pushes efforts to reduce recidivism
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has announced several new programs to try to reduce recidivism among convicted felons.
Williams police test gun-mounted cameras
The Williams Police Department is testing technology that could become the newest way to record police activities: gun-mounted cameras.
Cyber warfare range opens in Phoenix, trains public to fight threats
The Arizona Cyber Warfare Range – Metro Phoenix opened this fall at Grand Canyon University and allows the public to try their hand at breaking into computer systems, cracking passwords and experimenting with malware.
About this project
"Racial Divide," an in-depth look at race and policing in Arizona, is the fall 2017 graduate student project for Cronkite News. The students spent the past three months collecting data from Arizona law enforcement agencies, conducting dozens of interviews and examining the role race plays in policing our communities.
Arizona police departments try to repair rifts with communities
PHOENIX – When Jeri Williams took over as Phoenix police chief last year, she made it a point to address the tension between law enforcement and the community.
Arizona State Fair officials say there have been no serious injuries at the fair this year
PHOENIX – How safe are the rides at the state fair?
Attendees, Phoenix officials praise inaugural Lost Lake Festival
PHOENIX – Thousands of people converged in central Phoenix this past weekend as part of the inaugural Lost Lake Festival, a three-day music, arts and food event. Despite earlier concerns about security issues and potential traffic snarls, attendees and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said the event “exceeded expectations.”
Arizona officials remain tight-lipped about security plans for upcoming events, but vow they’re taking precautions
PHOENIX – One local security expert called Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas an “unusual circumstance,” and it’s not something professionals would have necessarily anticipated.
Sky Harbor satisfaction rankings jump, officials credit emphasis on customers
PHOENIX – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport has spent hundreds of millions of dollars making improvements to the airport in the past few years.
Would you drink beer made from wastewater?
PHOENIX – Wastewater. We use it to irrigate fields, to flush toilets and to make one of America’s favorite beverages – beer.
Economist: Lack of postsecondary education will hurt US economy
SCOTTSDALE – What’s the biggest threat to the future of the United States economy? Former White House economic advisor Todd Buchholz said it’s not global warming or the debt – it’s the lack of postsecondary education.
Study: Phoenix arts generate more than $400 million to economy
PHOENIX – Ballets, art exhibits and plays may serve as a pastime for some, but a new report shows arts-related activities contribute much more than personal enjoyment.