‘Symbol of erasure, exploitation, racism’: Arizona community reacts to Washington nickname controversy
PHOENIX – Amid pressure from sponsors, Washington’s NFL team is undergoing discussions to change its name, a move prominent voices in the Arizona Native American community feel is overdue.
PHOENIX – The Navajo County Jail in Holbrook is one of many national detention centers under fire for treatment of patients before a COVID-19 outbreak. Two brothers tell COVID-19 horror stories behind bars, while a third fights for their rights, possibly their lives.
PHOENIX – COVID-19 isolation may be adding to challenges among LGBTQ youth, but there’s help available.
PHOENIX – Doctors and health experts worry about the future of Arizona under COVID-19.
PHOENIX - At a time when some Native American communities continue to struggle with the most basic needs, tribal leaders Wednesday called it "an outrage" that tribes had to wait months for coronavirus relief funds.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Coyotes can’t wait to return to the ice after COVID-19 cut short the regular season. They’ll go right to the playoffs.
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 – Groups around Arizona are coming together to provide mutual aid, and help people with food, rent and care packages during COVID-19.
PHOENIX - This Fourth will be a first for many in Arizona: The first time fireworks are replaced by sparklers, or are a drive-through or online event, or are watched in masks at a healthy distance. While planners juggle festivities with COVID-19 health concerns, they insist the celebrations will go on.
PHOENIX – As school districts across the country remove police from schools, many in Phoenix and Los Angeles are calling for similar action.
PHOENIX – The news that gyms would need to shut down as part of Gov. Doug Ducey’s latest executive order to slow the spread of the coronavirus has blindsided those who work in the industry.
PHOENIX – The number of new COVID-19 cases on the Navajo Nation is on a downward trend, but tribal leaders said that does not mean they are ready to ease up on health restrictions. They plan to continue 57-hour weekend lockdown for the next three weeks, as the tribe works to bring numbers even lower.