Burdened by generations of historical trauma, Native youth navigate a convoluted justice system that few other children face.
Tens of thousands of kids are prosecuted as adults each year, and some serve out their sentences in adult prisons.
WASHINGTON - The number of people on Arizona's Medicaid rolls topped 2 million this summer, boosting enrollment 8.7% during a five-month surge in enrollment that coincided with COVID-19's hit to the state's health and its economy.
PHOENIX – ASU men’s tennis and hockey each have landed top 10 recruiting classes, an achievement for relatively young programs.
PHOENIX - More than 440 detainees at the four Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers in Arizona have tested positive for COVID-19, and advocates are suing for the releas of detainees, which they insist is "the only appropriate remedy."
PHOENIX – The border wall construction continues despite multiple legal challenges from conservation groups who claim biodiversity is being altered and environmental laws ignored to fast-track construction.
The spread of COVID-19 has forced scores of agricultural workers throughout the Southwest to make a choice between their health and their incomes.
PHOENIX – The Pac-12 is expected to announce a conference-only schedule. Meanwhile, Arizona State opts not to release COVID-19 test results.
PHOENIX – As school districts across the country remove police from schools, many in Phoenix and Los Angeles are calling for similar action.
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.
PHOENIX - Tucson officials turned down Police Chief Chris Magnus' tendered resignation this week after city officials, and even the family of a man who died in police custody, rallied behind the chief.
WASHINGTON - Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams joined mayors and big-city police chiefs from around the country Thursday for a U.S. Conference of Mayors virtual panel looking at police reform and racial justice, as cities across the country grapple with the fallout of George Floyd's death at police hands.