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Vandalism knocks Phoenix television stations off the air

PHOENIX - Several radio stations and two television stations experienced a 45-minute broadcast interruption after electrical panels for radio and TV transmitters on South Mountain were vandalized early Wednesday morning.


Guns seized by TSA officers continue to rise at Sky Harbor, nationwide

WASHINGTON - Transportation Security Administration officers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport have confiscated at least 13 guns since the first of the year, most of them loaded, at security checkpoints.


Phoenix parents fight for passage of ‘Joe’s Law’ to test drivers for drugs, alcohol

PHOENIX – Steve and Tana Smith have agonized over their son’s death for seven months. They want one question answered, but it’s an answer that will never come.


Appeals court upholds conviction for border drug smugglers’ lookout

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of a spotter for a group of border drug smugglers, rejecting his argument that his confession was coerced and the government had not presented enough evidence for a conviction.


Election officials: If there was vote fraud, it wasn’t in Arizona

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers defended themselves and the state this week against President Donald Trump's charges that millions of fraudulent votes were cast in November, saying they had seen no evidence of illegal voters in Arizona.


Scottsdale community forum seeks to build bridges with police

SCOTTSDALE – Six Valley police chiefs on Monday joined community members in Scottsdale to help bridge the gap between police and the community and discuss best practices for community policing.


ASU study: Body cameras improve relationship between Tempe police officers and public

TEMPE – Police wearing body cameras can promote a good relationship between the community and police, including members of the public saying police officers treated them with respect, early results of an ongoing Arizona State University study show.


Phoenix marchers join millions across the world to support Women’s March on Washington

PHOENIX – One family brought their two children, with the four-year old wearing a cardboard “Feminist” sign as her mother carried her on her back.


Trump protesters clash with police, inauguration events unaffected

WASHINGTON - Police tear-gassed hundreds of protesters Friday as a march against President Donald Trump's inauguration turned into a clash with authorities just blocks from the White House.


Photos from Inauguration Day protests in D.C.

WASHINGTON - As protesters clashed with police during this Inauguration Day, Cronkite News journalists were reporting from the front lines. Here is a selection of the moments they captured.


Scenes from the anti-Trump protest outside the Arizona State Capitol

Outside the Arizona State Capitol, dozens of people gathered in protest of Donald Trump's Inauguration Day on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. The protesters had plenty to say, and as follows, many visuals to accompany their chants.


Opponents protest Donald Trump inauguration at AZ Capitol

PHOENIX – As President Donald Trump was being sworn into office in Washington D.C. Friday morning, dozens of people gathered at the Arizona Capitol to protest the new president and his policies.