By MacKinley Lutes-Adlhoch | Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence for Phoenix double-murderer James McKinney, rejecting his argument that he should have been sentenced by a jury and not by the Arizona Supreme Court.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court will be asked Wednesday to consider whether a jury should hear double-murderer James McKinney's argument that trauma from a "horrific" childhood must be considered when weighing the death penalty. The ruling could affect as many as 19 others on death row.
By Vandana Ravikumar | Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that witnesses to Arizona executions have a First Amendment right to hear the entire execution process to help determine if executions are done "in a humane and lawful manner."
By Tim Royan | Wednesday, June 19, 2019
PHOENIX – A 3-hour session of public ire and angst over community-police relation ended with Phoenix City Council voting 7-2 to approve a city budget. The council also pledged to set up reforms that could include a citizens review board.
By Kendra Penningroth | Friday, April 7, 2017
WASHINGTON - Grace Rushing was busy Thursday with her friends, adding last-minute decorating touches before guests show up Friday for their galaxy-themed prom at the Palacio at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak.
By Torrence Dunham | Thursday, May 5, 2016
TEMPE – From the day he arrived at Arizona State in 2014, Ray Anderson has worked to make the university a destination for Olympic hopefuls.
By Rian Bosse | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
For more than a 130 years, rodeo has been an integral part of Arizona’s identity. It is ingrained in the state’s history, its development and its culture.
By Staff | Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016
The temperatures are back in the 80s in the Valley of the Sun and with them, 15 major league teams have returned for spring training. Each of the 10 ballparks where they practice and play offer something special for fans who attend, from the delectable garlic fries imported from San Francisco to the opportunity to shag fly balls during batting practice. Cronkite News went from ballpark to ballpark and gathered a list of the must-sees and must-dos while in and around these Cactus League venues.
By Torrence Dunham | Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016
Former NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy, now an analyst with ESPN, says replacing coach Jeff Hornacek is not going to solve the Suns’ woes this season.
By Lucas Robbins | Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
A small Scottsdale company quickly is elbowing its way into the burgeoning sports nutrition market dominated by giants such as Gatorade and PowerBar.
By Justin Emerson | Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016
The narrative all season around the Arizona Cardinals is that this year’s team just feels different. Team President Michael Bidwill said it. General Manager Steve Keim repeated it.
By Torrence Dunham | Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016
Valley resident Kyndall Holstead did not attend the University of Alabama but has become a fan of the football dynasty Nick Saban has built there.