By Bryce Newberry | Thursday, 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 | Monday, 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 | Monday, 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 | Thursday, 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 | Tuesday, 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 | Tuesday, 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 | Wednesday, 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 | Thursday, 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 | Wednesday, 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.
By Bryce Newberry | Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018
NOGALES – A 70-year-old pipe that brings wastewater from Mexico to the U.S. is causing concerns for health and the environment.
By Daisy Finch | Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
TEMPE – Two ASU professors joined the large audience turning to their televisions for Kavanaugh’s hearing Thursday.
By Bryce Newberry | Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
PHOENIX – Contracted crews pick up litter from Phoenix highways five days a week, at a cost to taxpayers of more than $4 million in 2017.