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No More Deaths isn’t on trial, prosecutor says in opening, Scott Warren is

TUCSON – The trial of Scott Warren, a volunteer for No More Deaths, gets underway in Tucson. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.


Election Day: Results roll in, voters share their stories

PHOENIX – Cronkite News reporters fan out across the state to share stories from Election Day. Find election results and voter experiences.


Election Day starts with ‘bumps’ and ends with long voting lines in Maricopa County

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said the election system faced some hiccups during voting Tuesday, and some voters had to deal with long waits, technical snafus and closed polling locations.


U.S. House, District 2: Lea Marquez Peterson labels herself an independent voice

Republican candidate Lea Marquez Peterson, who is running for the U.S. House of Representatives in District 2, labels herself as an independent voice who would appeal to a split district in southern Arizona. She is running for a seat in the House vacated by Martha McSally.


U.S. House, District 2: Ann Kirkpatrick vows to fight for health care, DACA

Three-term congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick is seeking a fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, this time running in Tucson and southeastern Arizona against political newcomer Lea Marquez Peterson.



A year after Hurricane Maria, panel wants 9/11-level probe of response

WASHINGTON - A panel of experts meeting on the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastating hit on Puerto Rico called for a 9/11 Commission-style investigation into the government's response to the storm, the deadliest American natural disaster in a century.


About this project

"Racial Divide," an in-depth look at race and policing in Arizona, is the fall 2017 graduate student project for Cronkite News. The students spent the past three months collecting data from Arizona law enforcement agencies, conducting dozens of interviews and examining the role race plays in policing our communities.


Arizona police departments try to repair rifts with communities

PHOENIX – When Jeri Williams took over as Phoenix police chief last year, she made it a point to address the tension between law enforcement and the community.


Venezuelan teens came to Arizona for basketball, but were left homeless

BUCKEYE - They were teenagers from Venezuela, drawn to Arizona’s Elite 1 Academy with hopes of playing college basketball or making it to the NBA.

Luis Velasquez and Robinson Dominguez

From disconnection to opportunity: Zip Code Project aims to reconnect the ‘disconnected youth’ of Arizona

MARYVALE — Teen pregnancy, difficult living situations, immigration status and mental or physical disabilities are some of the reasons young people in the United States become ‘disconnected.'

Christopher Dickenson addresses community leaders

Mixed Americans: How multiracial families talk about race

TEMPE – When Talia Fuentes fills out the race/ethnicity portion of the United States Census, she checks three boxes: Hispanic, Native American, and Caucasian. But up until 2000, Fuentes, and others like her, would have only been able to check one box.