By Austen Bundy | Feb. 25, 2019
PHOENIX – Former Astronaut Mark Kelly launched his campaign for U.S. Senate Sunday afternoon in downtown Phoenix, attracting several hundred supporters to hear his plan for Arizona.
By Andrew Howard | Feb. 12, 2019
WASHINGTON - Former astronaut Mark Kelly said he will seek the Democratic nomination for Senate in 2020, jumpstarting what experts were already predicting would be one of the "most competitive" races of the year in the bist to unseat Republican Sen. Martha McSally.
By Will Stone | Jan. 22, 2019
PHOENIX – The Arizona Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over the non-discrimination ordinance Phoenix approved in 2013 to protect the rights of gay Americans. The Christian owners of a calligraphy studio argue the law violates their rights to free speech and religion.
By Bryce Newberry | Dec. 13, 2018
GILBERT – An Arizona company is working to get rid of all single-use plastics in grocery stores. This year the Gilbert-based company, Footprint, started producing paper straws, and has plans to expand overseas.
By Chris McCrory | Dec. 10, 2018
PHOENIX – Arizona has an estimated 100,000 abandoned mines, according to the Arizona State Mine Inspector’s Office. However, officials have only identified about 19,000 of them. As more people move to and visit Arizona – many eager to explore the state’s more remote lands – the chances of people coming across one of these hazardous mines only increase.
By Bryce Newberry | Nov. 12, 2018
FLAGSTAFF – Northern Arizona University has a robust composting program and recently banned plastic straws in dining halls. Now these efforts are showing up in Flagstaff businesses.
By Bryce Newberry | Nov. 8, 2018
A California billionaire funneled millions of dollars to back renewable energy initiatives in Arizona and Nevada. Nevada’s passed. But in Arizona, that financial influence didn’t convince voters to say yes to following California’s renewable energy path.
By Chris McCrory | Nov. 6, 2018
PHOENIX – Early returns in the race for Arizona’s open U.S. Senate seat showed a sliver of votes separating Republican Martha McSally and Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, after a campaign featuring millions of dollars in attack ads and verbal sparring over patriotism, voting records and alleged lies.
By Stephanie Morse and Sam Ficarro | Nov. 6, 2018
PHOENIX – Cronkite News reporters fan out across the state to share stories from Election Day. Find election results and voter experiences.
By Bryce Newberry | Oct. 24, 2018
PHOENIX – Grand Canyon National Park’s superintendent, Christine Lehnertz, has been reassigned while the Office of the Inspector General investigates undisclosed allegations.
By Bryce Newberry | Oct. 18, 2018
The roundtail chub is a minnow native to Arizona. The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for not protecting it as an endangered species.
By Anya Magnuson and Bryce Newberry | Oct. 3, 2018
PHOENIX – Following record-setting rain, the United States Geological Survey spent Tuesday measuring the impact of flood water on Phoenix’s waterways.