By Renata Cló | Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
WASHINGTON - An estimated 88,529 Arizonans rose out of the ranks of poverty last year, but that still left about 1 million - or one state resident in seven - living below the poverty level, according to new Census data that show the state's poverty level fell faster, but remained higher, than the nation in 2017.
By Chris McCrory and Gabriella Bachara | Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018
As Arizonans continued to mourn Sunday, Gov. Doug Ducey said Sen. John McCain will lie in state at the state Capitol on Wednesday, which is McCain's birthday.
By Brendan Campbell, Angel Mendoza and Tessa Diestel | Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018
More than one in five suspected hate crimes victimized Latinos, according to a News21 analysis of responses to the National Crime Victimization Survey data from 2012 to 2016.
By Pat Poblete | Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018
WASHINGTON - When Arizona teachers walked out of their classrooms in April to demand more funding for schools, it forced the issue of education into the headlines. Three months later, those headlines appear to be a distant memory to some campaigns.
Phoenix Council to proceed with light-rail extension to South Phoenix, but requests design evaluation
By Nick Serpa and Jessica Alvarado Gamez | Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday voted to proceed with the development of the South Central light-rail extension after a contentious meeting with residents earlier this week.
By Rachel Beth Banks | Friday, June 8, 2018
Monsoon season sparks rumors about the enforcement a ‘stupid motorist law’ where drivers can be charged the cost of being rescued from storm floods. MCSO deputies want residents to know that they won’t make people pay.
By Tom Maxedon | Wednesday, May 23, 2018
A Trump administration plan calls for auctioning off about 4,200 acres of public land for oil and gas development in northern Arizona.
By Sarabeth Henne | Monday, May 21, 2018
WASHINGTON - Native Americans face a slew of challenges, said Wendsler Nosie Sr., one of a number of speakers at a wide-ranging rally by dozens of activists as part of the Poor People's Campaign that touched on everything from voting rights to fights over the minimum wage.
By Jesse Stawnyczy | Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Phoenix offers the Solid Waste Equipment Operator Apprenticeship – an intensive, yearlong paid program to give prospective sanitation workers intensive training.
By Jesse Stawnyczy | Friday, May 11, 2018
At the Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum in Mesa, volunteers keep history alive through storytelling and by keeping the museum’s vintage planes airworthy. Passengers can tour the museum and planes or take flight on one of several of their World War II aircraft.
By Fortesa Latifi | Monday, April 30, 2018
A nun who is a doctor established Circle the City, a medical-care facility for people who are homeless. The work started with her collecting donations in a shoebox. It expanded in April to a second location.
By Chris McCrory | Friday, April 27, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday he had reached an agreement with lawmakers that would provide 20 percent raises to Arizona teachers among other concessions as educators continue their second day of a statewide strike.